Employment

Employment Opportunities

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Current Employment Opportunities

Perquimans County is accepting applications for the following employment opportunities:

NC Cooperative Extension is seeking an Extension Agent - Agricultural.  Are you looking for a rewarding career that will let you give back to your community? NC State Extension extends research-based knowledge to all North Carolinians, helping them transform science into everyday solutions that improve their lives and grow our state. We are the model of excellence in non-formal, research-based education that advances agriculture, the environment, human health and well-being, youth and communities, while creating prosperity for all North Carolinians. Working for NC State Extension allows you to teach without being tied to a classroom and school bell.  For more information on NC Cooperative Extension, click here.

 

Perquimans County Emergency Services has immediate openings for Part-Time AEMTs and Paramedics.

We pride ourselves on community outreach by developing solid partnerships with area agencies. We invest in the community through our Post Overdose Response Team, expansion of our Mobile Integrated Health program, and Water Rescue Team, but we invest in our people too. Since becoming a Paramedic level system in 2018, we have upgraded equipment to reduce injury and increase provider safety. We support provider growth by offering multiple training opportunities each month and participating in various pilot programs and trials. Part-time staff submit availability for 12 and/or 24-hour shifts. We hope you will consider growing with us!

AEMT: (Grade 66 - $19.36 minimum)

Job requirements (1) successful completion of an approved appropriate North Carolina State Advanced Emergency Medical Technician training program, certification as AEMT; and maintain a level of certification. (2) one year of field experience at the appropriate certification level preferred. (3) able to pass an oral board with the system's medical director to operate at the appropriate level. (4) valid North Carolina driver’s license. (5) ability to lift and move up to 200 pounds with assistance. (6) High School graduate or equivalent. (7) possess/obtain and maintain ACLS, PALS, and AHA BLS. 

Paramedic: (Grade 68 – $21.15 minimum)

Job requirements (1) successful completion of an approved appropriate North Carolina State Paramedic training program, certification as Paramedic; and maintain level of certification. (2) one year of field experience at the appropriate certification level preferred. (3) able to pass an oral board with the system's medical director to operate at the appropriate level. (4) valid North Carolina driver’s license. (5) ability to lift and move up to 200 pounds with assistance. (6) High School graduate or equivalent. (7) possess/obtain and maintain ACLS, PALS, and AHA BLS. 

See the specific job description for further info.  

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

  

Deputy Sheriff: (Grade 65 - Salary Range: $38,543- $58,371)

Perquimans County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Sheriff’s Deputy. An employee in this position performs law enforcement work to protect lives, property, and rights of citizens of the county.  An employee in this class performs a variety of general law enforcement patrolling duties on an assigned shift.  Work includes serving legal papers, attending court, answering complaint calls, and patrolling the jurisdiction assigned in an official vehicle.  Tact and firmness are required in frequent public contact.  The employee is expected to exercise independent judgment and initiative in performing assigned tasks.  Work is performed in accordance with established policies and procedures of the Sheriff’s Department.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements - Every Justice Officer employed or certified in North Carolina must meet certain minimum standards under 12 NCAC 10B .0300:

*Be a citizen of the United States.

*Be at least 20 years of age.

*Be a high school graduate, or the equivalent (GED).

*Must complete a medical examination by a licensed physician.

*Required drug screening.

*Make full disclosure of criminal history both upon application and while holding certification.

*Be of good moral character.

*Have a thorough background investigation conducted by the employing agency, to include a personal interview prior to employment.

See the specific job description for further info. 

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

 

Water Technician I: (Grade 58 - Salary Range: $28,322 - $42,895)

An employee in this class performs operational, construction and maintenance duties designed to operate water production and distribution systems. Work includes monitoring daily operations of systems; starting and stopping pumps and plants; operation of heavy equipment; maintenance and repair of water lines; maintenance and repair of pumps; well operation and maintenance; installation of new lines, meters and hydrants; meter reading; and related activities. Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and hearing. Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally; and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently; and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Graduation from high school and some experience in the operation and maintenance of a well water production and/or distribution system; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Employee must possess or be able to obtain a grade C distribution system certification within twelve months; additional certifications may be required. Valid NC driver’s license required, CDL preferred.

See the specific job description for further info. 

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

 

Data Manager / Center for Active Living Assistant: (Grade 60 - Salary Range: $30,930 - $46,842)

An employee in this position will primarily enter, update, verify and maintain Center for Active Living member records and create spreadsheets to track member interest and Center reports as needed. This person will transfer data from hard copy to digital database and organize existing data in spreadsheets. This person will also be expected to assist as needed in the Center and provide transport to Center sponsored activities outside of the Center. Required skills include computer skills such as Microsoft Publisher, Word, PowerPoint and Excel, ability to drive County vehicles and complete Defensive Driving Courses, and flexibility for nights or Saturdays as needed for Center sponsored events. Qualifications include High School Diploma or equivalent, possession of and continued authorization of a valid North Carolina Driver's License for use of County vehicles entrusted to the Center for Active Living, and the ability to receive and maintain CPR/AED certifications to meet Center standards. 

See the specific job description for further info. 

Applications will be accepted until February 29th at 5:00 pm.

 

Perquimans County Department of Social Services has one immediate opening.

All applicants must complete a state application (PD-107) https://oshr.nc.gov/nc-stategovernment-paper-application-employment-pd-107) & Submit in person, by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by mail to: Perquimans County Dept. of Social Services 103 Charles St, Hertford NC 27944 - or PO Box 107, Hertford NC 27944. 

Income Maintenance Caseworker II: (Grade 63 - Salary Range: $35,295 - $53,454) (Grade 61 - Salary Range: $33,937 - $48,948)

Employees in this class are responsible for the total process of determining/redetermining applicant/client eligibility in a County Department of Social Services. Work at this level includes such tasks as the interviewing of clients to obtain required information, completing initial applications, verifying the information obtained, determining eligibility or completing scheduled program reviews. Employees must explain program(s) requirements and options and advise or refer clients to other program services as appropriate. Employees usually report to an Income Maintenance Supervisor. (If the individual is not qualified as an Income Maintenance Caseworker II, the position occupied will be an Income Maintenance Caseworker I with a starting salary of $33,937.00 per year. At the end of one year, the Income Maintenance Caseworker I will be promoted to an Income Maintenance Caseworker II.)

See the specific job description for further info.  

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

 

For further information, access the files below. 

Applications may be submitted to the Perquimans County Manager's Office - (252) 426-8484 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Can also be accessed online at oshr.nc.gov. 

 
 
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