Job Opportunities

Duplin County Government seeks career-oriented professionals who have a commitment to public service. 

To apply, you must meet all minimum requirements and submit a Duplin County Application to the Human Resources Office, Duplin County Administrative Building, PO Box 910, Kenansville, NC 28349 or deliver to Duplin Administrative Building, 224 Seminary Street, Kenansville, NC.  To request an application, telephone (910) 296-2174.  Please indicate whether you want a regular or law enforcement application.


Career Readiness Certification (CRC) is preferred. For more information about how to earn a CRC visit: http://www.jamessprunt.edu/WorkKeys  or call James Sprunt Community College at (910) 296-6040.


LAST UPDATED: Thursday August 15, 2014
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Offers of employment with Duplin County are contingent upon successful completion of:

  • Background check
  • Reference check
  • Pre-employment substance abuse screening
  • Driver's authorization

Duplin County participates in the Federal e-Verify program



HEALTH

Medical Office Assistant III (Salary Grade 57 - Range:$21,128- $28,436) Click here for Info

Closing Date: September 3, 2014

 

HOUSEKEEPING DEPT

Housekeeper - (Salary Grade 54 - Range:$18,762- $25,249 Annually)

Closing Date: September 3, 2014

 

LIBRARY DEPT

Part-time Library Assistant I- (Salary Grade 56 - 9.7625 per hr)

Closing Date: August 28, 2014

 

SOCIAL SERVICES

Income Maintenance Caseworker II (Bi-lingual preference) 4-positions available (Grade 63 Salary Range $26,795-$36,062) One year experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must have valid N.C. driver's license. Must have access to use of a motor vehicle for travel to client homes and various destinations throughout the county. In accordance with the county's drug free workplace, employees will be subject to pre-employment and random drug screening.

Essential Functions:

  • This requires taking applications, processing these applications and maintaining the cases. This position will collect data pertinent to verification of eligibility and assess the information received as well as the family situation. After this assessment, this position determines the appropriate intervention regarding the case (continue the case at the current benefit level, or effecting changes in the benefit level). This position must constantly evaluate the case situations and information presented to ensure the benefits are delivered in a timely, accurate, courteous, caring and confidential manner. This position networks with other counties, agencies and caseworkers so as to assist the client in obtaining additional help, advice or counsel and to appropriately meet the needs of the family. This position must terminate involvement with the client when the goal of self-sufficiency has been met or the person ceases to be eligible for assistance.
  • Decisions regarding case actions are based upon research of the state policy manuals and/or consultation with the supervisor. This position testifies in court if subpoenaed or if requested as a part of an agency initiated action such as welfare fraud.
  • This position is responsible for maintaining controls to ensure that application deadlines are met. Guidance by this position is important to ensure that all policies and budgeting procedures for each program are applied correctly.
  • This position attends regional and agency meetings on policy and other areas.
  • This position sets the work standard.
  • This position may be assigned other duties and work in other areas or programs as needed. Also, in the event of a natural or man made disaster, this position may be assigned duties related to the opening of shelters for displace or special needs person.
  • This position operates a typewriter, fax and copier.

Closing Date: August 27, 2014

 

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Substitute EMT/Basic (Salary Grade 62 $12.1394 per hour) High school diploma or GED; supplemented by vocational/technical training as a basic emergency medical technician and 36 hours of continuing education for EMT certification; supplemented by one (1) to two (2) years previous experience and/or training involving emergency medical work;  or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 24/72 shift.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Certification by the North Carolina Medical Examiners Board as an Emergency Medical Technician. Possession of certification for emergency response team and EVOC.  Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina. In accordance with the county's drug free workplace policy, employees will be subject to pre-employment and random drug screening

Essential Functions:

Responds to emergency calls as a mobile medical unit driver or attendant; performs necessary rescue work in accordance with established protocols for Basic Life Support; administers necessary emergency medical care.

Emergency Medical Technicians trained in approved training programs, certified by the Board of Medical Examiners to perform medical acts, and functioning in an approved mobile intensive care program, may do any of the following in accordance with protocols established by their sponsor hospital:

    When confronted with a pulse less, non-breathing patient, perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation including, when appropriate, defibrillation by means of an automatic defibrillator and insertion of blind airway device

May perform any of the following procedures if allowed by the County Emergency Medical Services System in which they function: 1) patient assessment; 2) basic life support techniques in accordance with the American Heart Association or American Red Cross, including airway management and cardiopulmonary resuscitation; 3) oxygen administration; 4) hemorrhage control; 5) treatment for shock; 6) bandaging and dressing soft tissue injuries; 7) splinting fractures and dislocations; 8) treatment of injuries to the head, face, eye, neck, and spine; 9) treatment of injuries to the chest and abdomen; 10) provision of basic life support for medical injuries; 11) assisting in normal and abnormal childbirth; 12) treatment of injuries as a result of heat or cold; 13) treatment of burns; 14) lifting and moving patients for transfer to a medical facility; and 15) extraction of patients from confined areas.  (Note that additional protocols employed in various emergency medical situations are referenced in the Emergency Medical Standard Operating Procedures Manual.)

Responds to non-emergency calls, such as requests to transport patients from hospitals to their homes or from local medical facility to a specialized medical center.

Participates in a continuous training program to improve competence in medical clinical work and in ambulance service and operation; maintains knowledge of new or modified operational protocols and procedures; studies street and road patterns and networks of the County in order that future runs may be made with minimum difficulty and delay.

Inspects and tests ambulances and their emergency equipment; maintains proper inventory of equipment and supplies for County EMS units and volunteer units; cleans and sanitizes ambulance and equipment; ensures that equipment is in proper and good working order; makes routine adjustments, but reports other than minor defects for specialized attention.

Collects patient bills from ambulance units and submits to the proper department; maintains records of calls and activities, gas usage, and mileage; prepares reports.

Answers the telephone; responds to questions from the public.

Teaches first aid training to schools and businesses; administers public blood pressure checks.

Performs related duties as required.

Closing Date: "OPENED UNTIL FILLED"

EMT/Intermediates (3 full time Positions & Substitutes) (Salary Grade 64 $13.1399 per hour) High school diploma or GED; supplemented by EMT-Intermediate certification, and (1) to two (2) years previous experience and/or training involving emergency medical work;  or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. 24/72 shift.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Certification by the North Carolina Medical Examiners Board as an Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate.  Possession of certification for emergency response team and EVOC.  Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina.

Essential Functions:

Responds to emergency calls as a mobile medical unit driver or attendant; performs necessary rescue work in accordance with established protocols for Basic Life Support; administers necessary emergency medical care.

Evaluates condition of patients, gathers pertinent information, including patient medications, allergies, medical history, etc. and determines proper treatments.

Administers necessary emergency medical care, monitoring vital signs and performing basic life support skills such as bandaging, splinting, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation and advanced life support skills such as administering intravenous solutions and prescribed drugs, drawing blood, suctioning airways, and other treatments as instructed by a physician. 

Utilizes life support equipment, including, immobilization equipment, M.A.S.T. trousers, syringes, cardiac monitors, etc. in performance of patient care.

Prepares and transports sick or injured persons to appropriate facilities.  Administers and directs others in administering treatment to patients while en route to hospital. 

Communicates with medical facility, notifies facility of incoming emergency, prepares patient information and documents treatment given on ambulance call reports and provides report to the medical facility.

Participates in a continuous training program to improve competence in medical technical work and in ambulance service operation.

Assist in EOC during disasters. 

Answers telephone and responds to questions from the public. 

Teaches first aid training to schools and businesses and administers public blood pressure checks. 

Performs related duties as required. 

Inspects and tests ambulance and emergency equipment, maintaining proper inventory of equipment and supplies.

Cleans and sanitizes ambulance and equipment, ensuring proper and good working order.

Makes routine adjustments to equipment and reports other than minor defects for specialized attention to supervisor.

Performs routine maintenance and minor repairs to ambulance.

Closing Date: "OPENED UNTIL FILLED"

EMT/Paramedics (2 full time Positions & Substitutes) (Salary Grade 66 $14.2226 per hour) High school diploma or GED; supplemented by vocational/technical training as a Paramedic and 36 hours of continuing education for EMT-P certification; supplemented by one (1) to two (2) years previous experience and/or training involving emergency medical work;  or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 24/72 shift.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Certification by the North Carolina Medical Examiners Board as a Paramedic.  Possession of certification for emergency response team and EVOC.  Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina.

Essential Functions:

Responds to emergency calls as a mobile medical unit driver or attendant; performs necessary rescue work in accordance with established protocols for Advanced Life Support; administers necessary emergency medical care.

Paramedics trained in approved training programs, certified by the Board of Medical Examiners to perform medical acts, and function in an approved mobile intensive care program, may do any of the following in accordance with protocols established by their sponsor hospital:

    While at the scene of a medical emergency where the capability of continuous two-way voice communication is maintained with a physician or approved Mobile Intensive Care Nurse (MICN) located in the sponsor hospital and upon order of such physician of MICN, perform pulmonary ventilation by means of a menorah tube and administer epinephrine.

    When confronted with a pulse less, non-breathing patient, perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation including, when appropriate, defibrillation by means of a manual defibrillator and pulmonary ventilation.

May perform any of the following procedures if allowed by the County Emergency Medical Services System in which they function:  1) patient assessment; 2) advanced and basic life support techniques in accordance with the American Heart Association or American Red Cross, including airway management and cardiopulmonary resuscitation; 3) oxygen administration; 4) hemorrhage control; 5) treatment for shock; 6) bandaging and dressing soft tissue injuries; 7) splinting fractures and dislocations; 8) treatment of injuries to the head, face, eye, neck and spine; 9) treatment of injuries to the chest and abdomen; 10) provision of basic life support for medical injuries; 11) assisting in normal and abnormal childbirth; 12) treatment of injuries as a result of heat or cold; 13) treatment of burns; 14) lifting and moving patients for transfer to a medical facility; and 15) extraction of patients from confined areas. (Note that additional protocols employed in various emergency medical situations are referenced in the Emergency Medical Standard Operating Procedures Manual.)

Responds to non-emergency calls, such as requests to transport patients from hospitals to their homes or from local medical facility to a specialized medical center.

Evaluates condition of patients, gathers pertinent information, including patient medications, allergies, medical history, etc. and determines proper treatments.

Administers necessary emergency medical care, monitoring vital signs and performing basic life support skills such as bandaging, splinting, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation and advanced life support skills such as administering intravenous solutions and prescribed drugs, drawing blood, suctioning airways, and other treatments as instructed by a physician. 

Utilizes life support equipment, including, immobilization equipment, MAST trousers, syringes, cardiac monitors, etc. in performance of patient care.

Prepares and transports sick or injured persons to appropriate facilities.  Administers and directs others in administering treatment to patients while en route to hospital. 

Communicates with medical facility, notifies facility of incoming emergency, prepares patient information and documents treatment given on ambulance call reports and provides report to the medical facility.

Participates in a continuous training program to improve competence in medical technical work and in ambulance service operation.

Assist in EOC during disasters. 

Answers telephone and responds to questions from the public. 

Teaches first aid training to schools and businesses and administers public blood pressure checks. 

Performs related duties as required. 

Inspects and tests ambulance and emergency equipment, maintaining proper inventory of equipment and supplies.

Cleans and sanitizes ambulance and equipment, ensuring proper and good working order.

Makes routine adjustments to equipment and reports other than minor defects for specialized attention to supervisor.

Performs routine maintenance and minor repairs to ambulance.

Closing Date: "OPENED UNTIL FILLED"

SHERIFF'S OFFICE (requirements/qualifications to have to be part of this team)

REQUIREMENTS TO BE A PART OF A PROGRESSIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT TEAM

Requirements for this position are: (Must meet these requirements to apply)

            Basic Law Enforcement Training Certification

            Possess valid North Carolina Driver’s License

            Possess a minimum of a high school diploma

            Willing to relocate to Duplin County

            Pass a thorough background investigation and drug test

            Be of sound moral character

            Possess a strong work ethic

Offering competitive salary and benefits.

For further information or questions, please contact Captain Tim Jones with the Duplin County Sheriff’s Office at 910-296-2150.