Current Openings

 

 

JUNE 22, 2015

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - SCOTLAND COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE I - (POSITION # 539-50-121 and 539-50-112)

SALARY GRADE:  70       PAY SCALE:  $39,936 – 56,424

POSITION AVAILABLE:  Immediately

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:  June 29, 2015

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Provides support services for the Family Planning Program, Maternal Health Program, General Services and the STD Program.  Provides Diabetes Care Management education to patients that are referred from local providers.

QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge and ability to apply the principles and practices of Public Health. General knowledge of current social and economic and behavioral problems and their treatment.  Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and community resources.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative superiors, civic, medical, social and religious organizations.  Ability to plan and coordinate day to day activities and to deal tactfully with others and to exercise good judgment in apprising situations and making decisions.  Should elicit needed information and maintain effective working relationships and to record accurately services rendered and to interpret and explain records, reports and medical instructions.

MINIMUM TRAINING: Graduation from a four year college or university with a B. S. Degree in Nursing which shall include a Public Health Nursing rotation and one year of public health nursing experience; or graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing and two (2) years of experience, including

one (1) year in public health; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

APPLICATION:  Submit completed State Application (PD-107), along with official sealed transcripts by closing date 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.


 

June 18, 2015

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - SCOTLAND COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

PROCESSING ASSISTANT IV - POSITION # 539-04-612

SALARY GRADE:  59  PAY SCALE:  $24,348- $24,960

POSITION AVAILABLE:  August 1, 2015

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:  July 2, 2015

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The primary purpose of this position is to provide clerical support for program Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). This position works with other processing assistants to provide support to three (3) Nutritionist and (1) Breastfeeding Peer Counselor, which requires approximately 95% of the employee’s work time.

Provides professional WIC/Nutrition services to the citizens of Scotland County.  Through the WIC program, healthy foods, nutrition counseling, health information, immunizations and referrals to other health and human service program are offered to qualified county residents.  The objective of the Scotland County WIC program is to improve nutrition and health among as many at-risk pregnant and breastfeed women, infants and children (up to age 5) as possible.  Nutrition services also accepts nutrition referrals from local physicians.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least two years of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Will be required to participate in workshops and/or continuing education trainings as deemed appropriate by the WIC Program Director. Will attend any Nutrition Services Branch (NSB) required WIC program trainings.

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.

APPLICATION:  Submit State Application (PD-107), along with official 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.


June 11, 2015

RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT – DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

CLASSIFICATION:   Income Maintenance Caseworker II – Family and Children’s Medicaid

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 June 22, 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 Medicaid 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.


June 5, 2015

RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT – SCOTLAND COUNTY PUBLIC BUILDINGS & GROUNDS DEPT

FULL TIME MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN:  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, and other landscaping equipment.  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 $19,452 - $25,068, 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

 


 

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”


 

MARCH 19, 2015

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - NUTRITIONIST II – WIC DIRECTOR - POSITION # 539-52-303

SCOTLAND COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT, LAURINBURG, NC

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

POSITION AVAILABLE:  May 1, 2015

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), 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”

 


April 1, 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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March 16, 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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March 4, 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.

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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  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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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.