April 6, 2015
SCOTLAND COUNTY INSPECTIONS DEPARTMENT
RECRUTMENT ANNOUNCEMENT – OFFICE ASST IV/PERMIT TECHNICIAN
SCOTLAND COUNTY is seeking applicants for the position of Office Assistant IV/Permit Technician for the Scotland County Inspections Department to perform a variety of specialized clerical and technical work in receiving applications for zoning, building, mobile home, utilities, mechanical and re-inspection permits, accepting permit or license fees, and issuing permits or licenses. Requires considerable tact and courtesy in dealing with contractors, property owners and the general public. Graduation from high school with at least 2 years experience including use of word processing, spreadsheet and file maintenance programs; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Must possess a valid NC Drivers’ license. Salary begins with $24,348 annually ($11.71 per hour) with excellent benefits. Submit State application (PD-107 available on our website, www.scotlandcounty.org or http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/general.htm or in hard copy from Scotland County Personnel) to Scotland County Personnel, P O Box 489, 507 W. Covington St., Laurinburg, NC 28353. Criminal Background Checks conducted on final candidates. Pre-Employment Drug Test Required. An Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date: 04/17/2015
April 6, 2015
SCOTLAND COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS OFFICE
POSITION: Administrative Technician I – Elections Assistant
LOCATION: Scotland County Board of Elections
Scotland County Annex Building
231 East Cronly Street, Suite 305
Laurinburg, NC 28352
SALARY: $25,476 ($12.25 per hr.) - $26,760 ($12.87 per hr.) with excellent benefits
HOURS: 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday
(Hours will vary during election cycles including nights and weekends)
SPECIFICATION: To perform specialized clerical work registering voters, maintaining voter registration records, and assisting in conducting elections in accordance with State and County laws and regulations. Work involves computer data entry, filing and record keeping with frequent public contact. Work requires data entry abilities in the use of word processing, spreadsheet and file maintenance programs. Employee must exercise some independent judgment and interpret routine policies and regulations based on training or knowledge gained through experience on the job. Employee must exercise considerable tact and courtesy in frequent contact with candidates, political party representatives and the general public. Maintain voting equipment, department laptops, printers, and related elections equipment and systems in accordance with state, county and department guidelines. Conducts testing on voting equipment, coordinate software and hardware updates, download election software and prepare memory cards. Manage the compliance of ADA requirements at the precinct polling locations and One Stop voting while maintaining records. Assist in ballot coding, Geocode/map updates and related processes. Assist in the recruitment and assignment of precinct officials, development of training materials and training of precinct officials. Must have a NC Class C driver’s license, have or obtain Notary Public. State-mandated training required.
EDUCATION: Completion of high school and three years of related experience; or graduation from a two-year office or business administration program with two years of related experience; or graduation from a four-year college or university, preferably with major emphasis on business administration or a related field; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
APPLICATION: Submit State application (PD-107 available through website, www.scotlandcounty.org, or http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/general.htm or in hard copy from Scotland County Personnel) to Scotland County Personnel, 507 W. Covington St., P O Box 489, Laurinburg, NC 28353. All applications are reviewed and the most qualified applicants will be interviewed. Criminal background checks will be done on final candidates. Pre-Employment Drug Test required. Scotland County is An Equal Opportunity Employer.
CLOSING DATE: April 17, 2015 AT 5:00 PM
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
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
March 10, 2015
RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT - DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
CLASSIFICATION: Social Worker III –Adoptions/FC Licensing
UNIT: Children's Services Unit
HIRING RANGE: Grade 69 37,224 - 38,184 SALARY RANGE: 37,224 – 53,940
STARTING DATE: Immediately Upon Hire
RECRUITING PERIOD: A completed State Application Form (PD-107) AND OFFICIAL CERTIFIED COLLEGE TRANSCRIPT OF THE HIGHEST DEGREE must be received by Scotland County DSS, Attn: Personnel, P.O. Box 1647, Laurinburg, NC 28352 no later than April 19, 2015 at 5:00 PM 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.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary purpose of this position is two-fold in that it has the responsibility to license and relicense family foster homes to assure that children in out-of-home care have safe, nurturing homes that will help them grow and reach their full potential and completes the adoption process for agency, relative, step-parent, adult, and private adoptions. The foster home licensing program is responsible for the recruitment, licensing, and re-licensing of foster parents within the county. This position is also responsible for providing training opportunities to foster parents that may include parenting education for foster parents, biological parents, and/or adoptive families. The adoption program is responsible for ensuring all legal requirements for adoption are met and adoption decrees are awarded. This position is also responsible for determining adoption assistance eligibility and processing adoption assistance payment requests.
Access to an automobile for in and out of county travel is a requirement. Unit staff rotates on-call coverage and carry a beeper, making a Children's Services worker available 24 hours per day. Applicants must be able to respond to the beeper and when necessary appear on site within 30 minutes.
This position requires participation in unit staffings and working effectively with all members of the unit. The ability to maintain effective working relationships with clients, peers, supervisors, and the community is required. This position requires the preparation of case summaries and maintenance of accurate and up-to-date case records.
KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
- Thorough knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices, and their application to complex casework, group work, and community problems.
- Considerable knowledge of a wide range of medical, behavioral, and/or psychosocial problems and their treatment theory.
- Considerable knowledge of family and group dynamics and a range of intervention techniques, governmental and private organizations, and resources in the community, laws, regulations, and policies which govern the program.
- General knowledge of the methods and principles of casework supervision and training.
- In certain settings, considerable knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment as they relate to decisions regarding clinical interventions and appropriate therapies based on medical or psychological diagnosis.
- Skill in establishing rapport with a client and in applying techniques or assessing psychosocial, behavioral and psychological aspects of client’s problems.
- Ability to supervise, train, or instruct lower-level social workers, students, or interns in the program.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of case load and their families, as well as civic, legal, medical, social and religious organizations.
- Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Master’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work; Bachelor’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and completion of the Child Welfare Collaborative (Child Welfare positions only); Bachelor’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and one year directly related experience; Master’s degree in counseling in a human services field and one year of social work or counseling; Bachelor’s degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university and two years directly related experience; Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and three years of directly related experience. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Resumes in lieu of application will not be accepted. All applications will be considered but not necessarily interviewed. In lieu of no qualified applicants, trainees will be considered. References will be required. Criminal Background Check and a Drug/Alcohol Screen will be completed on applicant hired. Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) preferred.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
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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