Employment

Employment Opportunities

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Current Employment Opportunities

Perquimans County is accepting applications for the following employment opportunities:

Perquimans County Emergency Services is pleased to announce Part Time Openings for ALL POSITIONS in its Emergency Medical Services Division. Perquimans County Emergency Services also has immediate openings for Part-Time EMTs, 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!

EMT: (Grade 63 - $16.16 minimum)

Job requirements (1) successful completion of an approved appropriate North Carolina State Emergency Medical Technician training program, certification as EMT; 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 AHA BLS.

AEMT: (Grade 66 - $18.44 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 – $20.14 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 are accepted until positions are filled.

 

911 Shift Supervisor: (Pay Based on Experience)

Perquimans County Emergency Services has an immediate opening for a Full-Time 911 Communications Shift Supervisor in its 911 Center. This position is an integral part of the administrative team to provide shift supervision and administrative duties to ensure proper 911 Center operations including but not limited to maintaining records and files, preparing reports, scheduling crew members, mentoring, training, quality improvement, coordinating activities with other emergency service agencies and related work as apparent or assigned.

Supervisory experience and an Associates/Technical degree with course work in communications, management or related field and 3-5 years of experience working as a Telecommunicator or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred (pay based on experience). Ability to work a flexible schedule to include working evenings and weekends as required.

See job description for job duties and functions; job knowledge, skills, and abilities; qualifications/special requirements.

Closing date for receipt of applications/letter of intent is Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 9 am. EOE.

 

Director of Social Services: (Grade 79 – Salary Range $67,985 - $102,956)

The County of Perquimans is accepting applications for the position of Social Services Director.  This position serves as the administrative officer of the Department of Social Services, working in a range of general administrative and management functions to ensure compliance and adherence to all relevant Federal and State laws, regulations and statutes established by Chapter 108A of the North Carolina General Statutes.  The Director manages a staff of 29 employees and is responsible for administering a total budget of approximately $2.8 million.  This employee is responsible for budget planning/preparation and assessment of program needs.  The position is responsible for the development and implementation of local agency programs, policies, and procedures and evaluating the agency’s overall efficiency and effectiveness.  This position is to lead the agency through significant changes in structure and operations through implementation of new policies, procedures, and programs.  Work involves representing the agency with government officials, human services providers and advocacy groups to ensure adequate resources for program maintenance and delivery of services. 

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements- A master’s degree in social work and two years of supervisory experience in the delivery of client services; or a bachelor’s degree in social work and three years of supervisory experience in the delivery of client services, one of which must have been in Social Services; or graduation from a four year college or university and three years of supervisory experience in the delivery of client services, two of which must have been in Social Services; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Selected candidate must demonstrate leadership ability and strong oral and written communication skills, build collaborative community relationships, address needs with innovation, and demonstrate a strong commitment to client service.  Candidate must have the ability to promote and enhance achievement of measurable objectives. 

Candidates must complete and submit a North Carolina Application (PD-107) along with a certified copy of college/university transcripts.

See the specific job description for further info.  

Closing date for receipt of applications is December 1, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. EOE.

 

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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