February 25, 2015
RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT - PUBLIC BUILDINGS & GROUNDS
SCOTLAND COUNTY is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Maintenance Technician in the Public Buildings & Grounds Department. Duties include maintenance of parks and other County equipment and facilities performing carpentry, electrical, masonry, plumbing, and painting tasks; 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 and mowers, welding and small engine repair. Graduation from high school and 1 to 2 years experience in construction work, or related field. Must have a valid NC Driver’s License. Hiring range $23,280 ($11.19 per hr) - $25,068 ($12.05 per hr) with full benefits. Submit State application (PD-107 available on our website, www.scotlandcounty.org) to Scotland County Personnel, P O Box 489, 507 W. Covington St., Laurinburg, NC 28353. Pre-employment criminal background check and drug test required. An Equal Opportunity Employer. Open Until Filled
February 24, 2015
Scotland County Emergency Communications – Recruitment Announcement
Public Safety Communicator
Hiring Range $27,864 - $30,012 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.
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)
SELECTION PROCEDURE: Applicants must successfully pass organizational compatibility and practical skill and ability tests.
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.
Closing Date: March 10, 2015.
February 24, 2015
RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT – DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
CLASSIFICATION: Income Maintenance Caseworker II / INTAKE– Food and Nutrition Services
HIRING RANGE: Grade 63 ($28,416 - $29,148) SALARY RANGE: ($28,416 - $41,184)
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 March 5, 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.
February 16, 2015
RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT – DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
CLASSIFICATION: Child Support Agent II UNIT: Financial Services
SALARY GRADE: 65 SALARY RANGE: ($31,092 – 45,060)
HIRING RANGE: ($31,092 - $31,896)
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 28352 no later than February 25, 2015 at 5:00 PM. Applications can be obtained on the following website: 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: Responsibilities of these positions involves the initiation, preparation and organization in the Child Support Enforcement and/or Establishment (IV-D) program. This may include interviewing public assistant and non-public assistant clients, explaining the program, and obtaining data regarding the absent parent; determining the course of action; locating the absent parent; and establishing paternity and/or support obligations through the court system. Enforcement is primarily involved in in-depth investigation and preparation of cases for court, the enforcement of court support orders, and variables affecting a case and the independent role in presenting cases (with the attorney) in the courtroom. Other duties may require collection of support payments, public relations, administration, and other duties as assigned.
Tasks to be performed include: Absent Parent Location, Establishment of Paternity, Establishment of Support Obligations, Collection of Support Payments, and Enforcement of Support Obligations. Other duties will be accepting all appropriate referrals from WFFA, Medicaid, State Foster Home, and Non-Public Assistance.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of the Child Support Establishment and Enforcement programs and applicable legal procedures; considerable ability to interview clients, absent parents and related sources, and to investigate cases; considerable ability to organize, analyze, and summarize case information; basic math skills, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and absent parents, location resources, office of the Clerk of Court, Magistrates, District Attorney, Sheriff, and other court officials, and private attorneys. Accuracy and timeliness must be demonstrated in this position. Access to an automobile for in and out of county travel will be necessary. Bilingual preferred.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
A four year degree and six months experience in eligibility, investigative, judiciary, or legal work that provides knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the work; or an associates degree in business administration, human resources, law enforcement or closely related degree and two years of experience in eligibility, investigative, judiciary, or legal work that provides knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the work; or graduation from high school and three years of experience in eligibility, investigative, judiciary, or legal work that provides knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
All applications received will be considered but not necessarily interviewed. In lieu of no qualified applicants, trainees will be considered. A Criminal Background Check will be completed on applicant hired. References will be required.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
January 6, 2015
SCOTLAND COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION – TENNIS PROFESSIONAL
SCOTLAND COUNTY Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a contracted Tennis Professional. Professional will be responsible for operation of tennis center, including lessons and maintenance of soft courts. 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.
October 28, 2014
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.