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


THE TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY, on the beautiful Crystal Coast in eastern North Carolina, has a full-time vacancy for an ASSISTANT PUBLIC SERVICES DIRECTORThis position performs difficult skilled technical and administrative work assisting, planning, directing, coordinating and supervising operations, services and staff in the Public Services Department (this is a combined department of public works and public utilities operations).  Work involves assisting the Public Services Director with daily operations,  maintenance, repairs of streets, storm drains, sidewalks, cemeteries, fleet maintenance, building & grounds, solid waste collection, water production, treatment and distribution, wastewater production and treatment; assists with departmental and capital budgets; receives and responds to citizens inquiries and complaints; attends committee and Council meetings as required.  Thorough knowledge of: public works and utilities administration and operations; Federal and State regulations and standards; local governmental budgeting, management and purchasing.  Ability to plan, coordinate, develop, and direct projects; ability to plan, direct, review work of subordinate employees; ability to communicate effectively with elected officials, associates and the general public.  Preferred education and experience: Bachelor’s degree with coursework in civil engineering (PE preferred) or related field and considerable experience in Public Services operations and supervisory experience.  Physical requirements include lifting, kneeling, crawling, pushing, pulling and other related activities; work includes exposure to outdoor weather conditionsPossession of a valid, unrestricted NC Driver’s License required.  Background/drug testings required.  Hiring range $60,631 to $69,725 depending on experience and qualifications.  Excellent benefits package. 


Applications may be downloaded from our website at and mailed to: Town of Morehead City, Human Resources Director, PO Box 1942, Morehead City, NC 28557 or emailed to  Applicants may also apply at the nearest Employment Security Commission office. 

Application deadline January 30, 2018 or until filled.  EOE

Internal Only:Posted 1-9-18


The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY has a vacancy for a full-time UTILITY MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN in the Water/Sewer Department. Position performs intermediate skilled work in the installation, repair/maintenance of water/sewer lines.  Ability to lift up to 25# regularly, 50# frequently; wearing a respirator and other specialized equipment may be required; working in internal and external environmental conditions. On-call and rotating weekend hours required. High school diploma or GED; some experience in water/sewer lines. Possession of or ability to obtain C-Well Certification and CDL Class B (tank endorsement) NC Driver’s License.  Hiring range: $29,179 – $33,555 depending on qualifications and experience.  Excellent benefits.  Background/drug testings required.  Download application from City website at and email to: or mail to: Town of Morehead City, Attn: Employment, PO Box 1942, Morehead City, NC 28557. Applicants may also apply at any NC Employment Security Commission location. EOE

Application deadline January 30, 2018.


Posted 1-9-18


The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY is recruiting for its upcoming hiring process for a full-time POLICE OFFICER I.  This position performs protective service work involving general or support duty police assignments as well as work performed under emergency conditions. Duties include community policing, patrol, criminal and accident investigations, traffic enforcement, arrests, issuing warrants and summons, preparing reports.  Position may be physically/psychologically demanding. High school diploma or GED required.  Valid NC driver’s license and possession of Basic Law Enforcement Certificate (BLET) issued by the State of North Carolina.  Drug/background testings required.  Hiring range: $35,454 – $39,622 DOQ.  Excellent benefits package.  Application process and City application found at Morehead City Police Department website at:  Applicants may also apply at any NC Employment Security Commission location. EOE 

Open until filled

Posted November 27, 2017


The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY, located on the Crystal Coast in eastern NC, has a vacancy for a BUILDING INSPECTOR (any level) in our Planning & Inspections Department.  Typical duties include performing building, electrical, mechanical or plumbing inspections; reviewing plans; performing field inspections and re-inspections of building and facilities for compliance.  High school diploma or GED, experience in the inspection specialties and construction trades.  At a minimum, possession of Level 1 probationary certifications in Building, Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical trades and ability to obtain standard certifications within 2 years.  NC Driver’s License/background & drug tests required.  Salary ranges:

  • Building Inspector I – $37,228-$42,812
  • Building Inspector II – $39,096-$44,960
  • Building Inspector III – $43,089-$49,552

Salary dependent up upon qualifications and experience.  Excellent benefits package.  Applications may be downloaded from our website at and mailed to: Town of Morehead City, Human Resources Director, 706 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557.  Applicants may also apply at any NC Employment Security Commission location. EOE  Deadline:  Open until filled

Posting date:  September 6, 2017