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

 

Seasonal Worker

The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY is now hiring for SEASONAL workers in the Public Services department.  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.  $11.78 per hour. 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

 

Accounting Techinician I

The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY has a vacancy for a full-time ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN I.  This position performs intermediate skilled work related to the City’s financial records.  Duties include, but not limited to, preparing/processing accounts payable from receipt of requisition/purchase order to data entry input to printing checks; balances accounts payable to general ledger records; prepares, maintains; assists with annual audit; and updates financial reports/forms as required.  General knowledge of basic accounting terminology, procedures & equipment; use of PC and related software required in the performance of job duties especially working Excel knowledge. Ability to perform under time constraints and pressure; work independently in absence of supervision; perform mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy; analyze and resolve problems in a logical manner; communicate orally or in writing. 

 Education & Experience:

  • Associates/technical degree with coursework in bookkeeping or accounting and minimum three (3) years relevant experience.

OR

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.

 Hiring range: $32,853-$37,780 depending on qualifications.  Excellent benefits package.  NC driver’s license required.  Possession of Notary Public license required or ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment.  Background/drug testings requiredApplications may be:

Application deadline:  Open Until Filled EOE

 

Chief Wastewater Plant Operator

The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY is seeking to fill a vacancy for the position of CHIEF WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR in our Water & Sewer Department. Duties include serving as Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) of the wastewater treatment plant; daily supervising of plant operator(s); operation of wastewater treatment plant include inspections, troubleshooting, repairs and maintenance; oversees and participates in the preparation and maintenance of operation records, logs and reports; maintains and purchases inventory. Able to lift, stoop, kneel, crouch; work in internal and external environmental conditions; good communication skills. High school diploma or GED with coursework in chemistry, biology, wastewater or water treatment. NC Driver’s License. Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator and Grade I Wastewater Collection certifications required. Background/drug test. Hiring range: $44,002-$50,602 DOQ. Excellent benefits.

Download City application from website at: https://moreheadcitync.org/home-humanresources/human-resources-employment-application and MUST BE EITHER:

  • Mailed to: Town of Morehead City, Human Resources Director, PO Box 1942, Morehead City, NC 28557;
  • Emailed to employmentapplications@moreheadcitync.org; or
  • Applied to at the nearest Employment Security Commission office.

Application deadline: Open Until Filled EOE

 

Communications 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 newly created position of COMMUNICATIONS 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.

The COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR position, under general direction of the City Manager, will actively manage and coordinate public relations and public information for Morehead City’s internal and external communications; develop and implement communication strategies, policies, and procedures; serve as the chief spokesperson for Morehead City including creating and implementing messages, responding to media queries, issuing press releases, providing interviews or arranging interviews with executives and employees and providing guidance on participation and messaging; manage Morehead City’s social media presence/platforms including oversite for web pages, web content and notifications, website overhaul; create/distribute magazine/newsletter.

The COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR will cultivate, build and maintain positive relationships with local businesses and organizations, state and regional agencies, media representatives, citizens and the general public while recommending and participating in decisions of direct impact to successful public relations and planning.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree with coursework in Communications, Public Relations, English or related field and three (3) to five (5) years of work experience, preferably in the governmental arena. Ability to attain FEMA/NIMS training during employment. Possession of a valid, unrestricted NC Driver’s License. Drug/background testings required.

SALARY & BENEFITS: Hiring salary range $65,005 – $74,755 DOQ. The City provides an excellent benefits package which can be viewed at https://moreheadcitync.org/home-human-resources/employeebenefits/

APPLICATION PROCESS: Download City application from website at: https://moreheadcitync.org/home-human-resources/human-resources-employment-application and MUST BE EITHER:
• Emailed to employmentapplications@moreheadcitync.org; or
• Applied to at the nearest Employment Security Commission office.

Application deadline: January 29, 2019 or until filled. (Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
promptly as the job may close without notice if filled)

 

Police Officer

The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY located on the beautiful Crystal Coast in eastern NC is seeking dynamic individuals to join the professional and progressive Police Department staff as we begin our upcoming hiring process for POLICE OFFICERS.  Individuals possessing certifications from levels Basic to Advanced will be considered in the hiring process.  Protective service work in support of general duty police assignments or work performed under emergency conditions includes 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.  Minimum possession of Basic Law Enforcement Certificate (BLET) issued by the State of North Carolina.  Drug/background testings required.  Hiring salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.  The City provides an excellent Police benefits package.  To apply download City application from website at: https://moreheadcitync.org/home-human-resources/human-resources-employment-application and MUST BE EITHER:

  • Mailed to: Town of Morehead City, Human Resources Director, PO Box 1942, Morehead City, NC 28557;
  • Emailed to employmentapplications@moreheadcitync.org; or
  • Applied to at the nearest Employment Security Commission office.

Further inquiries may be sent to the Human Resources office at the email address noted above.

Application deadline:  Open Until Filled EOE

 

Utility Maintenance Technician

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: $29,795 – $34,264 depending on qualifications and experience.  Excellent benefits.  Background/drug testings required.  Download application from website at: https://moreheadcitync.org/home-human-resources/human-resources-employment-application and MUST EITHER BE:

  • Mailed to: Town of Morehead City, Human Resources Director, PO Box 1942, Morehead City, NC 28557;
  • Emailed to employmentapplications@moreheadcitync.org; or
  • Applied to at the nearest Employment Security Commission office.

Application deadline:  Open Until Filled EOE