Current Openings


January 22, 2015


SCOTLAND COUNTY Tax Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Land Records/Map Technician to perform technical work in the updating of land parcels, preparation and maintenance of land maps and related records of ownership.  Performs a variety of tasks designed to maintain an accurate data base of property ownership, boundaries, and maps.  Work includes research of public records such as land deeds, wills, land map plats and special proceedings.  Must be able to interpret information and enter data into the County land records system.  Work requires considerable accuracy and attention to detail in obtaining map data, plotting parcels of land and identifying information on maps.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  Must be a high school graduate with technical or community college degree in drafting, computer science, cartography or related field.  Some experience in one or more of the areas of real estate, surveying, mapping or paralegal preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Hiring range $25,476 - $26,112 with excellent benefit package.  Please submit State application (PD-107 available on website,, or,  along with resume  and official transcript of highest degree held 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.  Closing date:  February 6, 2015



January 21, 2015


Classification:    Human Services Evaluator I

Salary Range:     Grade 68  Hiring Range: ($35,592 - $36,504)

                                              Salary Range:   ($35,592 - $51,576)                  

Starting Date:  Immediate Upon Hire

Recruiting Period:   A complete NC State Application Form (PD107) and official transcript of all degrees held must be received by Scotland County DSS, Attn: Personnel, P.O. Box 1647, Laurinburg, NC  28351 no later than 5:00 PM on January 30, 2015.  Applications can be obtained on the following websites: in hard copy from Scotland County Department of Social Services.

RESPONSIBILITIES:   This is beginning level professional and analytical work in providing staff assistance to plan and/or evaluate human services.  Work involves conducting, planning or evaluating projects in assigned areas which is generally characterized by a variety of programs where service delivery systems and client population are similar.  Employee designs the project based on established parameters including selection of data collection instruments/tools and selection of analytical techniques.  Employee is responsible for the analysis of data and the preparation of reports.  Employee provides professional development training in accordance with evaluation results.  Employee is responsible for developing training curriculum that currently does not exist and providing training.  Computer experience is important in this position

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:   Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in psychology, sociology, or social work or human service programmatic field, preferably with coursework in human services program evaluation: or graduation from a four-year college or university and two years of program evaluation of consultative experience in human service programs; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Considerable knowledge of the process involved in program evaluation methodology.  General knowledge of theory and source literature in the subject area(s).  Some knowledge of the use and capabilities of manual and EDP systems in gathering, storing, retrieving, and analyzing data.  Ability to write and present reports and information in an appropriate and effective manner; ability to perform manual work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  (Bilingual preferred)

All applications will be considered but not necessarily interviewed.   In lieu of no qualified applicants, trainees will be considered.  References will be required.  Drug testing and criminal background check will be completed on applicant hired.

Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer  



January 17, 2015


SCOTLAND COUNTY is seeking applicants for appointment to fill the unexpired term of Register of Deeds, which is an elected position whose term runs to December 1, 2016.  Appointee to perform administrative and supervisory work of a legal nature in directing the activities of the Office of the Register of Deeds, in accordance with Chapter 161, of the General Statutes of North Carolina. The primary responsibility involves supervising the process of the more complex legal transactions. Work requires initiative and judgment in supervising and training personnel, assigning tasks, reviewing work and ensuring the operational proficiency of the office. Tact and courtesy should be used in accommodating the general public without exceeding legal and policy limitations.

The general responsibility of the Office of the Register of Deeds is to record and index instruments of title to all real proper­ties in the County, including deed easements, right‑of‑ways and leaseholds; instruments of security, including mortgages, deeds of trust, chattel mortgages and conditional sales contracts of all kinds; vital statistics, including birth, marriage and death records, and military service personnel records; qualification and terms of office of Notaries Public and corporation records, including charters, amendments and dissolutions; partnership agreements and businesses operating under assumed names.

In addition to keeping various records as referred to above, the Register of Deeds has judicial responsibility with respect to the issuance of marriage licenses in determining whether the applica­tions therefore comply with applicable law, and, with respect to Notaries Public, he or she makes a judicial determination of whether applicants have qualified according to the provisions of law before administering the oath.

Must be Scotland County resident and a registered Democrat.  Salary Range $45,708 - $64,572.  Hiring Range:  $45,708 - $53,004.  Excellent Benefits.  Submit State application (PD-107 available at or 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.  Criminal Background Check, Credit Check, and Drug Test Required.  An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date:  February 5, 2015



January 6, 2015


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


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 or ) 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.



October 14, 2014

Scotland County Emergency Services – Recruitment Announcement

Full-time Paramedic position

Scotland County Emergency Services is seeking applicants for the position of Paramedic to perform skilled work in responding on-site to accidents and other emergencies involving injuries and illness. Determines seriousness of the patient's condition by conducting complete examinations. Employs variety of established emergency medical techniques, methods, and equipment, according to established protocols, to stabilize the patient before transporting to a health care facility. Operates the various technical medical equipment, and the emergency ambulance during all possible conditions.  Employee must exercise tact, courtesy, and firmness in dealing with sick or injured persons and the general public.  Employee is exposed to the normal hazards of emergency rescue and extrication, including risk of exposure to infectious diseases.  Works involves 24 hour shifts.

Minimum Requirements: Graduation from high school and some experience in emergency medical services preferred; or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Must possess computer skills to enter data and generate electronic reports for the department and hospital use.  Possession of a valid NC driver’s license is required.

Special requirements: Must have and maintain current NCOEMS EMT-P certification, ACLS, BCLS/CPR, BTLS/PHTLS, and PALS/PEPP.

Base Salary begins at $31,896 ($46,113 with scheduled OT and Holiday Hours) with excellent benefit package.  Criminal Background checks will be done on final candidates.  Pre-employment Drug Test Required.

Submit State application (PD-107 available at, to Scotland County Personnel, 507 W. Covington St., P O Box 489, Laurinburg, NC   28353

An Equal Opportunity Employer.  Open Until Filled.




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