Current Openings

September 17, 2014

 

RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT - RESEARCH ANALYST/SAFETY COORDINATOR 

Under general direction and supervision, performs special research projects for the County Manager, which may include researching and compiling data from various resources for the purpose of potential policy development and enhancement, determining statistics and trends, methods of funding, etc.  Work will also involve administrative and technical work in risk and safety programs in coordinative and cooperative efforts with department heads and employees.  Work will also include coordinating training programs implemented by the County; other related duties as required.  Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, industry safety engineering or related fields with at least two years experience in governmental administrative work, in insurance programs, risk management or loss control; or any combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Must have valid NCDL.  Excellent benefit package.  Salary commensurate with education and experience.  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 West Covington Street, P O Box 489, Laurinburg, NC  28353.  Pre-employment Criminal Background Check and Drug Test Required.  An Equal Opportunity Employer.  Closing Date:  9/30/14.  

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September 16, 2014

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST “TRAINEE”

SCOTLAND COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT, LAURINBURG, NC

SALARY GRADE:  NG      PAY SCALE:  $34,020

POSITION AVAILABLE:  Immediately

LOCATION:  Scotland County Health Department, Laurinburg, NC

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:  September 30, 2014

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:  Professional environmental health work in the promotion of public health through education, surveillance, consultation, inspection, and enforcement of state, local and federal environmental health programs.  This is an Intern/Trainee position and will require approximately two to three years to complete to become an Environmental Health Specialist in the entry level.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Employee will be in a “Trainee” status until completion of Centralized Intern Training, On-Site and Food and Lodging Certifications and acquiring a National Registered Sanitarian License.  Once this training is complete the employee shall be in a Work Against status for a period of two (2) years before obtaining full Sanitarian status.  Employee will be required to sign an “Agreement” outlining expectations of internship, not to exceed three years

Must be eligible for registration and apply for registration as a Sanitarian Intern within 60 days of employment.  Employees may remain registered as a Sanitarian Intern until registration as a Sanitarian or up to three years, whichever comes first.

REQUIRED MINIMUM TRAINING:  Graduation from a four-year college or university with 30 semester hours of course work in the physical or biological sciences.

APPLICATION:  Submit completed 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.

“An Equal Opportunity Employer”

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September 16, 2014

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE I (POSITION # 539-50-122)

SCOTLAND COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT, LAURINBURG, NC

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

POSITION AVAILABLE:  October 1, 2014

LOCATION:  Scotland County Health Department, Laurinburg, NC

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:  September 30, 2014

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Performs duties in the General Clinic, serves as the Lead Immunization nurse and makes visits to local day care facilities for immunization consultation.  Employee will also be required to work in other clinical areas such as Family Planning, and Maternal/Child Health and WIC as well as checking the Emergency Cart on a monthly basis.  Position also includes assessment of immunization records for children through the Health Information System (HIS) & the NC Immunization Registry (NCIR).  Reviews immunization records issued to the state by local daycares and educates these facilities on State Mandated Immunization Practices and requirements as needed.

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.

“An Equal Opportunity Employer”

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September 9, 2014

RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT – ASSISTANT EMS DIRECTOR/ TRAINING & OPERATIONS OFFICER

SCOTLAND COUNTY is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant EMS Director/Training & Operations Officer to perform administrative and supervisory work coordinating and conducting training programs for personnel in the EMS Department, and maintaining personnel files and records indicative of training received.  Serves as Operations Officer assisting in administrative functions; maintaining operations policies and procedures and monitoring activity reports to ensure compliance, assisting with budget development, ordering supplies and scheduling personnel.  Involves supervising activities of a shift of EMS personnel, ensuring the equipment is in working condition, assisting in planning for response to man-made or natural disasters for Emergency Management; Oversees, installs, and maintains computer operations to include programming and upgrading of computers, printers, and network operations for all EMS functions.

Minimum Training and Experience:  High School graduate with courses in emergency medical care, and 3 to 5 years of experience in EMS work, and emergency management programs including some supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.

Special Requirements:  Must possess certification by the NCOEMS as an EMT-Paramedic and possess a valid NC Driver’s License.  Must attend UNCC EMS Institute for management.  NOTE:  Nationally Registered EMT-P, Type 1 Emergency Management Coordinator certification, and 4 year Academic Degree preferred but not mandatory.

Salary range $39,936 - $56,424, Hiring range $39,936 - $47,472 with excellent benefits package.  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.  Criminal Background Check and Drug Test Required.  An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing date:  September 30, 2014.

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August 13, 2014

RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT - SOCIAL SERVICES

CLASSIFICATION:  County Social Services Director

SALARY RANGE:   $68,508 - $96,792 (Salary will be negotiated upon experience, education and salary history of the candidate chosen)

RECRUITMENT PERIOD:   Open Until Filled.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:  The position requires directive/managerial work in serving as the executive officer of the county board of social services executing the authority of the board (as defined in GS 108A-14) for a primarily rural county with a population of 37,000.  The agency director directs other managers/supervisors, professional, paraprofessional, and support staff in the delivery of agency services and provides leadership and direction for program development, establishing program standards and monitoring and evaluating quality of service delivery systems.  The Director will supervise budget activities totaling $8.6 million with approximately $103 million in client benefits; and maintain direct involvement in conflict/complaint resolution, staffing and personnel issues for 91 positions; and serve as the principle spokesperson for the agency relative to program issues.  Work also involves representing the agency with government officials, other human services providers, and a variety of advocacy groups to influence the decision making process in order to insure adequate resources for program maintenance and expansion and the delivery of comprehensive services. The director is appointed by and reports to a local board of social services.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of the legal and philosophical basis for public welfare programs.  Considerable knowledge of principles and practice of social work.  Thorough knowledge of management principles, techniques, and practices.  Knowledge of the agency’s organization, operation and objectives and applicable federal and state laws, rules and regulations.  Ability to exercise sound judgment in analyzing situations and making decisions; direct employees and programs in the various areas of responsibility; and develop and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, and with federal, state, and local officials.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: A master’s degree in social work and two years of supervisory experience in the delivery of client services; or a bachelor’s degree in social work and three years of supervisory experience in the delivery of client services, one of which must have been in Social Services; or graduation from a four year college or university and three years of supervisory experience in the delivery of client services, two of which must have been in Social Services; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

References will be required.  The Scotland County Social Services Director Search Committee will further evaluate the qualified applicants.  The successful candidate will be required to reside in Scotland County.

All applicants must complete and submit a State Application Form PD-107 (available at www.scotlandcounty.org, or www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/general.htm); Official Sealed College Transcript of undergraduate and graduate degrees; and a detailed resume, to Scotland County Personnel, 507 W. Covington Street, PO Box 489, Laurinburg, NC 28353.  Resumes in lieu of a completed state application are not acceptable.  Open Until Filled.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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September 16, 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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