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

FIREFIGHTER/EMT-PARAMEDIC

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 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 – $50,692 (based on 2912 annual hours at $17.41 per hour).  Excellent benefits package.  Download application from City website at www.moreheadcitync.org and mail to Town of Morehead City, Attn: Employment, PO Box 1942, Morehead City, NC 28557 or email to susan.nixon@moreheadcitync.org.  Applicants may also apply at any NC Employment Security Commission location. EOE

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Interested candidates must successfully complete a physical agility test before employment. Candidates that have taken and passed the physical agility test this calendar year will not be required to re-take the test.

Posting date: July 2, 2108

 

PLANNING & INSPECTIONS DIRECTOR

THE TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY, located on the beautiful Crystal Coast in eastern North Carolina, is currently seeking an energetic, self-motivated, and detailed oriented candidate for the position of PLANNING & INSPECTIONS DIRECTOR.  Morehead City is the largest incorporated town in Carteret County with a permanent population of over 9,000 residents and encompassing over sixteen (16) square miles of land area (10 square miles = corporate limits; 6 square miles = EJT). 

While tourism remains a major industry in Morehead City, other industries and services including, but not limited to, the NC Port of Morehead City, the Center for Marine Sciences & Technology (CMAST) at NCSU, the Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS) at UNC-Chapel Hill, Carteret Health Care Medical Center general medicine and surgical hospital facility, home of the NC Seafood Festival, retail shopping and restaurants, and a vital downtown area. 

This position, under general direction of the City Manager, will provide professional and administrative work to include planning, directing and developing planning activities, services and programs; coordinating and supervising building, environmental and zoning codes enforcement; enforcement of FEMA’s floodplain regulations; management of NC Coastal Area Management’s (CAMA) local permitting program, transportation and subdivision development. 

This position is responsible for managing and supervising a staff of eight (8) full-time employees in addition to providing staff support to the City Council and various Boards and Commissions.  A departmental budget of $736,000 will be under the direction and management of this position.    

QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree with coursework in planning or related field.  Significant professional experience in public sector planning and community development.  Considerable supervisory and administrative experience over staff.  Comprehensive knowledge of the advanced principles of planning, code enforcement, community development and economics, municipal finance and sociology as they apply to City planning.  General knowledge of GIS.  Possession of AICP preferred.  Possession of a valid, unrestricted NC Driver’s License required.  Background/drug testings required.  

SALARY & BENEFITS:  Salary is negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.  The City provides an excellent benefits package which can be viewed at https://moreheadcitync.org/home-human-resources/employee-benefits.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Please provide a cover letter, resume, references, and a City Application which may be downloaded from our website at https://moreheadcitync.org/home-human-resources/human-resources-employment-application and mailed to: Town of Morehead City, Human Resources Director, PO Box 1942, Morehead City, NC 28557 or emailed to employmentapplications@moreheadcitync.org.  Applicants may also apply at the nearest Employment Security Commission office. EOE

Application deadline July 20, 2018 or until filled.

 

BUILDING MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY has a vacancy for a full-time BUILDING MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I to perform intermediate semiskilled work maintaining and repairing public buildings and facilities.  Duties include  tasks such as painting, carpentry, plumbing, electrical work; assisting with ground/landscaping maintenance as necessary.  Must be able to lift up to 50#, climb, kneel, crouch, climb, balance and work in outdoor weather conditions.  Considerable experience in building maintenance.  NC Driver’s License required. High school diploma or GED.  Background/drug tests required.   Typical work schedule is Monday through Friday with possible on-call evenings and week-ends.  Hiring range-$28,351 to $32,603 depending upon qualifications.  Excellent benefits package.  Applications may be downloaded from our website at https://moreheadcitync.org/home-human-resources/human-resources-employment-application and mailed to: Town of Morehead City, Human Resources Director, PO Box 1942, Morehead City, NC 28557 or emailed to employmentapplications@moreheadcitync.org.  Applicants may also apply at the nearest Employment Security Commission office. EOE

Application deadline:  Open Until Filled

 

 

SEASONAL WORKERS

The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY is now hiring for SEASONAL WORKERS in the following positions:  Building & Grounds, Streets, and Parks.  High school diploma or GED. NC Driver’s license, background/drug tests required.   Temporary positions without benefits.  Work schedule approximately 40 hours per week; some weekend hours.  $11.54 per hour.

Download application from City website at www.moreheadcitync.org and mail to Town of Morehead City, Attn: Employment, PO Box 1942, Morehead City, NC 28557 or email to susan.nixon@moreheadcitync.org.  Applicants may also apply at any NC Employment Security Commission location. EOE Open until filled.

 

POLICE OFFICER I

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.  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.  Download application from City website at www.moreheadcitync.org and mail to Town of Morehead City, Attn: Employment, PO Box 1942, Morehead City, NC 28557 or email to susan.nixon@moreheadcitync.org.  Full employment process located at Morehead City Police Department website at http://moreheadcitypolicedepartment.com/employment/

Applicants may also apply at any NC Employment Security Commission location. EOE Open until filled.

 

Posted March 26, 2018