Current Openings

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 developing and implementing 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 through our website, www.scotlandcounty.org) 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.

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October 27, 2014

RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT – CUSTODIAN

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.  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.  Some custodial experience preferred, especially with stripping, waxing and buffing of commercial floors.  Must have valid NC Driver’s License.  Background check and drug test required.  Hiring Rate $19,452 ($9.35 per hr) - $19,932 ($9.58 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.    Closing date:  11/7/2014.

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October 20, 2014

RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT-PARKS & RECREATION

SCOTLAND COUNTY Parks & Recreation Department is seeking applicants for the position of  Recreation Center Caretaker:   Part-time (20 hr.) position to perform a variety of duties in the upkeep and operation of Scotland Place Senior/Civic Center.  Duties include set-up and take down of tables, chairs and other equipment or items for classes, programs, sports events, etc. as assigned.  Custodial duties also required along with week-end, holiday, and evening work.  Considerable tact and courtesy are required in frequent contact with staff and the general public.  This position eligible for Retirement and NC 401(k) benefits only.  $8.00 per hour.  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.

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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.

Salary begins at $31,356 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  www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/general.htm), 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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