Human Resources | Job Openings

Welcome to the Town of Morehead City job openings page!

Below is a listing of our current vacancies for which we are accepting applications. If you are interested in any position and meet the qualifications stated in the listing, we encourage you to submit an application for employment with the Town of Morehead City. Please review the application process prior to completing an application.

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Current Postings



Morehead City is seeking an individual to fill the City Manager position as the current Manager will be retiring in September 2017.  For detailed information about the position, application process and contact information please visit the website:


The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY is now hiring for SEASONAL workers in the following positions:  Building & Grounds Worker (3), Street Maintenance Worker (2), Solid Waste Operator (1), Parks (1).  High school diploma or GED. NC Driver’s license required.  Background/drug tests required.   Temporary positions without benefits.  Work schedule approximately 40 hours per week; some weekend hours.  $11.30 per hour.  Qualified applicants may apply at the NC Employment Security Commission, 309 Commerce St., Morehead City, NC, or any ESC location.  Closing date: Open Until Filled.  EOE

Posting Date: April 6th, 2017




The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY has a vacancy for a full-time FIREFIGHTER/EMT-PARAMEDIC position.  Duties include responding to emergency calls; suppressing fires; providing basic and advanced life support and emergency medical services; handling hazardous materials; operating and maintaining vehicles and equipment; preparing and maintaining detailed reports.  Position requires knowledge of the principles and techniques of emergency care, automobile extraction, and emergency transportation; fire suppression methods and techniques; proper handling of hazardous materials.  Must possess high school diploma or GED.  Firefighter I & II, EMT-Paramedic, Technical Rescue and HAZMAT certifications required.  Possession of a valid, unrestricted NC driver’s license required.  Background/drug test required. Applicants must be able to obtain NFPA 1582 required physical clearance. Hiring salary – $48,630 (based on 2912 annual hours at $16.70 per hour).  Excellent benefits package.  City application required and may be downloaded from City website at and mailed to:  Town of Morehead City, HR Director, 706 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC  28557.  Internal applicants may pick up application from the Office of Human Resources.  Other qualified applicants may apply at any Employment Security Commission (ESC) location.   EOE   Application deadline:  Open Until Filled

 Interested candidates must successfully complete a physical agility test before employment. The next test will be administered June 15, 2017 at 4034 Arendell Street (Fire Station 2) Morehead City NC at 0900 hrs. Candidates that have taken and passed the physical test this calendar year will not be required to re-take the test.

  Posting date: May 24, 2017