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August 19, 2015

RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT – DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

CLASSIFICATION:                         Social Work Supervisor III

UNIT:                                                 Children’s Services

SALARY RANGE    GRADE:  73     ($45,000) – $65,220)

HIRING RANGE                               ($45,000) – $46,164)

RECRUITMENT PERIOD:  A completed State Application Form (PD-107) and OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS of all degrees must be received by Scotland County Department of Social Services, Attn: Personnel Department, PO Box 1647, Laurinburg, NC  28352 no later than September 30, 2015 at 5:00 P.M.

STARTING DATE:                Immediate Upon Hire            

RESPONSIBILITIES;               Supervisory/Managerial functions include program planning, budgeting, personnel functions, establishing priorities, and consultation to social work staff in the Children’s Services Unit.  Program areas include Child Protective Services, Foster Care, Adoption, and Preventive Services.  Employee assigns cases to subordinates, coordinate work flow operations, and supervise staff through case review and consultation which requires the provision of substantial and recurring technical direction. Employee is responsible for staff training, resolving problems and ensuring that quality services are provided. Employee may provide input to higher level management on administrative, personnel, and budget issues.  Access to an automobile for in and out of county travel is required, as the worker is required to visit homes of service recipients and visits to other service providers.  Unit staff rotates on-call coverage and carries a beeper, making a Children's Services worker available 24 hours per day.  The person in this position must be able to respond to the beeper and when necessary appear on site within 30 minutes.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  - Knowledge of methods and principles of casework supervision and training. Considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques and practices and their application to specific casework and community problems. Considerable knowledge of behavioral and socioeconomic problems and their treatment and governmental and private organizations and community resources. Considerable knowledge of the laws, regulations and policies which govern social work programs. Ability to supervise, train, or orient lower-level social workers, students, interns, or other staff. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively.

Bilingual preferred.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:     Master's degree from an accredited school of social work and two years of social work or counseling experience; or a bachelor's degree from an accredited school of social work and three years of social work or counseling experience; or a master's degree in a counseling field and three years of social work or counseling experience; or four-year degree in a human services field or related curriculum including at least 15 semester hours in courses related to social work or counseling and four years of social work or counseling; or graduation from a four-year college or university and five years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling, or a related human services field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work, or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Resumes in lieu of application will not be accepted.  All applications will be considered but not necessarily interviewed.   References, Drug testing and criminal background check will be completed on applicant hired.

Equal Opportunity Employer


 
August 13, 2015
 
RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT – DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

CLASSIFICATION:     Income Maintenance Caseworker II –   UNIT: Central Intake                

HIRING RANGE:  Grade 63   ($28,704 - $29,436)

SALARY RANGE:   ($28,704 - $41,604)   

RECRUITMENT PERIOD:    A complete NC State Application Form (PD107) and official transcript of highest degree must be received by Scotland County DSS, Attn: Personnel, P.O. Box 1647, Laurinburg, NC  28351 no later than 5:00 PM on August 24, 2015.  Applications can be obtained on the following websites: http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/general.htm or in hard copy from Scotland County Department of Social Services.

STARTING DATE:  Immediate Upon Hire

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Applications are being accepted for an Income Maintenance Caseworker II.  This position is responsible for taking/processing applications, completing reviews, changes, reports, and problem resolutions within NC Fast.  The caseworker must work directly with clients and collateral contacts.  Some home visits may be required; some in and out-of-county travel may be required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Ability to learn the program area of assignment and all agency programs and services which could affect the client/applicant. Good mathematical reasoning and computational skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret rules, regulations and procedures. Ability to communicate with clients/applicants, the public at large, and public officials to obtain data, and to explain and interpret rules, regulations and procedures. Ability to instruct and to evaluate the work of lower level employees. Ability to perform caseworker functions within structured time frames. Ability to present information orally and in written form.  Must have computer experience.  Bilingual preferred.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: High School graduate with two years of an equivalent combination of training and experience which includes negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, gathering and compiling of data, analysis of data and/or performance of mathematical or legal tasks; with one year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker I.

Criminal Records check, Drug Screen, and References will be required for candidate hired.

All applications will be considered but not necessarily interviewed. In lieu of no qualified applicants, trainees will be considered.

Resumes in lieu of a completed state application are not acceptable.

Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

August 6, 2015

RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT:  COMPUTER SUPPORT TECHNICIAN I

SCOTLAND COUNTY is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Computer Support Technician I for the County IT Department to perform tasks to aid in the on-going support of computer users and local area network.  Provides hardware and software installation, support and training, Local area network back-ups for disaster recovery, and trouble-shooting problems with PCs, thin clients, and printers, etc., as well as other related duties.    Must be a High School Graduate with at least 3 years experience in the use of computing and information technology resources, or equivalent combination of training and experience.  Associates Degree in Computer Support Technology or related field preferred.  Salary begins at $26,904 ($12.93 per hr.) with excellent benefit package.  Submit State application (PD-107 available on website, www.scotlandcounty.org) along with A TRANSCRIPT OF THE HIGHEST DEGREE (if applicable) to Scotland County Personnel, 507 W. Covington St., P O Box 489, Laurinburg, NC  28353.  Criminal Background checks will be done on final candidates.  Pre-employment Drug Test Required.  An EOE.  Open Until Filled.


August 4, 2015

SCOTLAND COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION – DIRECTOR OF TENNIS

SCOTLAND COUNTY Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a Director of Tennis.  Director of Tennis will be responsible for operation of tennis center, including maintenance of soft courts.  The Director will have the opportunity to create programs, clinics, lessons and tournaments. Director will receive 100% of lessons and clinics and will have a small equipment budget. Scotland County will pay a stipend. Position is considered part-time, contracted. Experience with soft court maintenance preferred. USPTA Certified Professional with some experience preferred. Criminal Background Check and Drug Test Required.  Submit resume to Scotland County Parks and Recreation, P O Box 1668, Laurinburg, NC  28353 or hand deliver to Scotland Place, 1210 Turnpike Road, Laurinburg, NC  28352.  For more information contact Parks & Recreation at 910-277-2585.  Open Until Filled.


August 4, 2015

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - SCOTLAND COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

NUTRITIONIST II – WIC DIRECTOR (POSITION # 539-52-303)

SALARY GRADE:  66          PAY SCALE:   $32,520 - $47,136

POSITION AVAILABLE:  Immediately

LOCATION:  Scotland County Health Department, Laurinburg, NC

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:  Open Until Filled

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:  Functions as the direct supervisor of the Scotland County Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).  In addition, supervises all breastfeeding activities for the agency.  Must plan, direct, and coordinate nutrition services and WIC staff for the department.  Provides direct nutritional services for the WIC program, primarily with high risk patients, as identified in the program standards, with a limited number of clients who have chronic medical problems.  Uses the application of nutritional theories and concepts during nutritional assessments and counseling sessions.  Participates in health fairs, extended clinics and community presentations which may occur during other times.

Specialized knowledge and skill in comprehensive nutrition assessment and care planning, including problem diagnosis, counseling and evaluation of clients from diverse backgrounds, ages, and with multiple and complex health and therapeutic nutritional needs.  Knowledge of human behavior and techniques for effecting behavior change with considerable skill in counseling.  Broad knowledge in health care ethics, documentation in the medical record, and quality assurance.  Knowledge in organization of community health and nutrition resources.  Sophisticated knowledge of current scientific information regarding nutrition, diet, and health and the ability to relate this information to clients, professionals, and the general public.  Skill in conducting a nutrition education or community needs assessment.  Fundamental knowledge of current principles and practices of public health, and program coordination.  Ability to interpret policy and protocols into operational procedures and work priorities.  Skill in organizing and coordinating the work of others.  Full range of skill in presenting ideas orally and in writing in a clear, concise manner.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetics Registration; or Master’s degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, or Nutrition; or graduation from a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education-approved Didactic Program in Dietetics and two years nutrition experience; or Dietetic Technician, Registered with the Commission on Dietetics Registration with a Bachelor’s degree in any subject area from an accredited four-year college or university with two years of nutrition experience; or a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Dietetics, Public health Nutrition or Community Nutrition from an accredited four-year college or university and two years of nutrition experience.

Candidates should provide documentation of registration status from the Commission on Dietetic Registration, provide university or college transcripts and CADE verification statement.  Additional Training/Experience will be required to participate in workshops and/or continuing education trainings as deemed appropriate. Will attend any Nutrition Services Branch (NSB) required WIC program trainings.

Working knowledge of NC WIC Crossroads System preferred.

APPLICATION:  Submit State Application (PD-107) by April 10, 2015, along with certified sealed transcripts to:

Personnel
Scotland County Health Department
P. O. Box 69
Laurinburg, NC  28353-0069

SELECTION PROCESS:  Applications will be reviewed to select the best qualified applicants for admission to the interview.

“An Equal Opportunity Employer”


 

July 31, 2015

Scotland County Emergency Communications – Recruitment Announcement

Public Safety Communicator

Hiring Range $28,140 - $30,312 with excellent benefit package

Scotland County Emergency Communications is seeks motivated, committed applicants exhibiting a high level of personal integrity to fill the mission critical position of Public Safety Communicator (PSC).  The PSC is the first point of contact the public has in reporting emergencies in Scotland County.  PSCs answer 9-1-1 calls, other calls and dispatch units from the police department, fire, EMS and rescue departments, and sheriff's office.  PSCs make critical, time sensitive and life safety decisions and provide clear direction and advice; including pre-arrival medical instruction to callers reporting medical emergencies.  PSCs use a wide variety of high technology systems including 9-1-1 telephone, GIS mapping and aerial photography, computer aided dispatch (CAD), multi-channel radio systems, law enforcement data systems, etc.  PSCs gather, classify and supplement pertinent information obtained from the caller and maintain control of the conversation.  PSCs also dispatch, manage, deploy and communicate with police, fire, EMS, rescue and sheriff units in all emergencies.  PSCs adhere to established policies and procedures, work under the direction of an Emergency Communications Director and make critical independent decisions within protocols.  A probationary period of three - nine months is required for the satisfactory completion of the prescribed training program and demonstrated proficiency as a Public Safety Communicator.  Flexibility in hours worked is required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from high school and demonstrated ability to perform the necessary work, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:  As a condition of employment, within a six-month time period from date of employment, trainees must attain, and maintain the following certifications:

  • Emergency Telecommunicator (Basic Telecommunicator Course) - 40 Hours
  • Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD) - 24 Hours
  • DCI (SBI Computer System) - 32 Hours
  • NC Aware (NC Warrant System) - 16 Hours

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be a United States citizen, be at least 18 years of age at time of hire
  • Must successfully complete a criminal background investigation, drug testing prior to employment
  • Must be able to perform essential job functions (reasonable accommodation may be made on a case-by-case-basis)

TO APPLY: Submit State application (PD-107 available at www.scotlandcounty.org or www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/general.htm), to Scotland County Personnel, 507 W. Covington St., P O Box 489, Laurinburg, NC   28353.   Scotland County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status.   Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act.   Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.   EEO/AA/TTY.

Open Until Filled


July 31, 2015

TEMPORARY/SEASONAL GENERAL LABORER - PUBLIC BUILDINGS & GROUNDS DEPARTMENT

SCOTLAND COUNTY is seeking applicants for a temporary position of General Laborer in the Public Buildings & Grounds Department.  Duties include landscaping duties; custodial duties in maintaining clean parks, shop area, bathrooms and offices.  Must also be able to supervise inmate labor workers to assist in these duties.  Must be able to operate tractors, mowers, and other landscaping equipment.  Must have a valid NC Drivers License.  $10.00 per hour.  Submit State application (PD-107) to Scotland County Personnel, P O Box 489, 507 W. Covington St., Laurinburg, NC 28353.  (PD-107 available on our website, www.scotlandcounty.org or in hard copy in Scotland County Administrative Office.)  Pre-employment criminal background check and drug test required.   An Equal Opportunity Employer.   Open Until Filled.


July 22, 2015

CUSTODIAN - PUBLIC BUILDINGS & GROUNDS DEPARTMENT

SCOTLAND COUNTY is seeking applicants for the position of Custodian to perform general office housekeeping and light maintenance work in the Public Buildings & Grounds Department.  Must be able to do heavy lifting, grounds keeping, cleaning and general maintenance duties.  Must also be able to strip, wax, and buff commercial floors.  Also, must be able to supervise Inmate labor and Community Service Workers.  Usual work schedule will be 12 pm – 9 pm, but flexible hours may also be required.  At least one year of custodial experience required, which includes experience with maintenance of commercial floors.  Must have valid NC Driver’s License.  Background check and drug test required.  Hiring Rate $19,644 ($9.44 per hr) - $20,136 ($9.68 per hr) with excellent benefits.   Submit State application (PD-107 available on website, www.scotlandcounty.org) to Scotland County Personnel, 507 W. Covington St, P O Box 489, Laurinburg NC   28353.  An Equal Opportunity Employer.  Open Until Filled.


 

July 6, 2015

RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT – ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

SCOTLAND COUNTY is seeking applicants for the position of Economic Development Director to perform promotional and consultative work in maintaining and improving an economic development program for the County.  Employee is responsible for consulting with local officials; community leaders; along with retail and industry executives for the purpose of promoting economic growth through expansion and retention of existing industrial and commercial bases, and attraction of new business into the County. Duties include development of data, statistics, and publications, which portray the economic potential of the county; identification of prospective industries; and maintaining proper records, reports, and public information for the program; development of grants and funding sources in conjunction with local government efforts to support infrastructure improvements.  Work requires considerable planning and timely execution of work. Decisions must be made quickly with accuracy when dealing with the economic management teams. Employee must exercise independent judgment and simultaneously must consider financial, socio-economic, legal, and regulatory variables as they affect the County. Reports to the County Manager.  Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Planning, Economics, Public Administration, or a related field with at least five years of professional experience in industrial or economic development; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Designation as a Certified Economic Developer desired.  Must possess a valid NC Driver’s License.  Scotland County residency requirement within six months of hire.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Excellent Benefits.  Submit State application (PD-107 available  at www.scotlandcounty.org or www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/general.htm ) along with resume, cover letter, and an OFFICIAL SEALED TRANSCRIPT OF THE HIGHEST DEGREE to:  Scotland County Personnel, 507 W. Covington St., P O Box 489, Laurinburg, NC  28353.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Criminal Background Check and Drug Test Required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


APRIL 30, 2015

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT -  NUTRITIONIST I  (POSITION # 539-52-204)

SCOTLAND COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT, LAURINBURG, NC

SALARY GRADE:  63      PAY SCALE:  $29,148-30,624

POSITION AVAILABLE:  Immediately

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:  Open Until Filled

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:  The primary purpose of this unit is to provide professional nutrition services by the application of nutrition theories and concepts in the comprehensive assessment and counseling with clients as well as to provide high quality services to Scotland County participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).  Provides individualized nutrition assessment and counseling for participants of the WIC program.  Functions in collaboration as needed with other health department/local health care providers including nurses and social workers.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Specialized knowledge in the principles and application of nutrition and dietetics to improve health outcomes.  Knowledge of relevant medical terminology and skill in documenting in the medical record. Ability to deliver nutrition education programs and communicate with individuals and small groups.  General knowledge of behavior change theory and learning theory.  General knowledge of life-cycle nutrition with preference for knowledge of maternal and child nutrition, and lactation.  Graduation from a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education – approved Didactic Program in Dietetics; or Dietetic Technician, Registered with the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education with a Bachelor’s degree in any subject area from an accredited four-year college or university; or a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Community Nutrition from an accredited four-year college or university; or a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Community Nutrition from an accredited four-year college or university.

Candidates should provide documentation of registration status from the Commission on Dietetic Registration, provide university or college transcripts and CADE verification statement.

APPLICATION:  Submit State Application (PD-107) to:

Personnel
Scotland County Health Department
P. O. Box 69
Laurinburg, N. C.  28353-0069
 
SELECTION PROCESS:  Applications will be reviewed to select the best qualified applicants for admission to the interview.

“An Equal Opportunity Employer”


July 31, 2015

SCOTLAND COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE  - PATROL DIVISION

Applications are being received for the Scotland County Sheriff's Office for Patrol Deputies.  Applicants must be BLET Certified.  Applications are available at the Sheriff's Office located at 212 Biggs Street, Laurinburg, NC  28352.  For more information, please call 277-3114.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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July 31, 2015

SCOTLAND COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE  - DETENTION CENTER

Applications are being received for the Scotland County Detention Center.  Applications are available at the Sheriff's Office located at 212 Biggs Street, Laurinburg, NC  28352.  For more information, please call 277-3114.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Scotland County provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Scotland County complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which Scotland County has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Scotland County expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Scotland County’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including dismissal.