Water System Technician

The Pasquotank County Water Department is seeking applicants for the position of Water System Technician

·        Hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. 
·        Starting Salary:  $28,404-$37,370 
·        Qualifications:  Must be 18 years of age, valid driver’s license, operate a farm tractor, drive straight shift vehicle, and must have transportation.  High School Diploma or GED required.
·        Duties:  The job will consist of the general maintenance of the water and wastewater systems; distribution systems and grounds; general repairs and maintenance of the vehicles and equipment used in the day-to-day operations; reading water meters; repairing water meters; and various other duties. 

·        Open Until Filled

Social Worker III

Position Number 239-40-155

Salary Range $38,444 – 54,562 for fully qualified SW III

Posted June 19, 2019

Closes Open Until Filled

 How to apply?  Contact NCWorks Career Center, 422 McArthur Drive, 252-331-4798

 Current employees of Pasquotank Social Services should contact the agency's Personnel Officer, Kathy Eason, if they are interested in applying.

 Pasquotank County provides eligible employees with a competitive benefits package including paid health insurance, paid holidays, sick and vacation leave, and N.C. Local Government Retirement 

Position Responsibilities: This position provides intensive social work services for serious and complicated cases that require the flexible use of a wide range of social work skills. These services are provided to disabled adults who are alleged to be abused, neglected and/or exploited and in need of protective services. This position also provides back-up for Guardianship Services.

 This position will require an individual to work Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until

5 p.m. with an hour for lunch, either between 12:00 and 1:00 or 1:00 and 2:00 p.m. Each workweek consists of forty (40) hours.  This position is also responsible for after-hours emergency response for Adult Protective Services intervention during evenings, weekends, and holidays.  This position will be on-call after normal agency operating hours and will provide intervention services and referrals

concerning disabled, elderly adults who are alleged to be neglected, abused, or exploited.

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  The Social Worker must have considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques and practices and their application to specific casework, group work and community problems, governmental agencies and private organizations and of community resources available to the target population, racial, ethnic, other cultural groups in society – their values and lifestyles and the resultant issues in contemporary life, concepts of personnel management, common social and psychological research materials, social welfare trends and policies, teaching and instructional practices, crisis intervention techniques, advocacy techniques, methods for encouraging change, functioning of adults who are experiencing difficulties in getting their needs met, behavior problems of individuals in placement, socio-economic problems,  resources/alternatives for remedying  situations, record-keeping practices and forms completion, money management techniques.  The Social Worker must have the skills to assess and make care plans for long-term services for people in residential or community care settings, maintain comprehensive and detailed documentation, observe and interpret verbal and nonverbal behavior, organize a workload to meet designated responsibilities.  The Social Worker must have the ability to listen to others with understanding and purpose, maintain visual attention and intense mental concentration, make critical decisions independently that may affect the resident’s health and/or safety and relationship with others, create and maintain professional helping relationships, respect the confidentiality of relationships with residents and co-workers, deal with conflict situations or contentious personalities, teach others, respond supportively in emotion laden or crisis situations, read, comprehend and interpret policy, procedure, laws, know when it is necessary/appropriate to seek help for clarification or interpretation of difficult matters, establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative superiors, attorneys, judges, clerks of court, the individual residents and their families, other professionals and with civic and other types of organizations, express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing, plan and execute work effectively, appreciate the complexities of human nature, integrate policies and procedures for problem-solving.

 Minimum Training and ExperienceMaster's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work; Bachelor's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and completion of the Child Welfare Collaborative (Child Welfare positions only); Bachelor's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and one year directly related experience; Master's degree in a human services field and one year of directly related experience; Bachelor's degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university and two years directly related experience; Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of directly related experience.

 Special Requirements:  Experience in working with adults is preferred. The individual must possess skill in relating to people and be able to communicate and interpret information to people. The individual must be in good physical and mental health and be able to work overtime when necessary. The individual must be able to make home visits, visits to long-term care facilities and be able to do physical tasks associated with transporting articles and/or persons. Flexibility in work habits and relationships with others is essential. This individual must be bondable and must have a valid North Carolina driver's license and access to a vehicle.

 

Social Worker Investigator A&T - 239-40-744

Position Number 239-40-744

Hiring Salary $39,760 - $56,464 for fully qualified SW Inv. A&T

Posted June 19, 2019

Closes Open Until Filled

 How to apply?
 Contact NCWorks Career Center, 422 McArthur Drive, 252-331-4798

Current employees of Pasquotank Social Services should contact the agency's Personnel Officer, Kathy Eason, if they are interested in applying.

Pasquotank County provides eligible employees with a competitive benefits package including paid health insurance, paid holidays, sick and vacation leave, and N.C. Local Government Retirement 

Position Responsibilities: Child welfare services constitutes a specialized set of services focused on strengthening family ability to protect and care for children, minimizing harm to children and youth, and ensuring permanence for children.  The primary goal of

Child welfare services targets supporting intact families, when appropriate, through providing services aimed at stabilizing family situations, thus strengthening parents/caretaker's ability to fulfill their parental responsibilities to their children.  Intervention is guided by respect for family integrity, knowledge of the legal basis for action, and sound social work practice.

 

The regular work hours are from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  The worker is required to be on-call for emergency after-hours response to protective services from 5:00 pm until 8:00 am daily, and twenty-four hours on weekends, for a one-week period, at several times per year.  On-call duty may also fall on federal and state holidays.

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Thorough knowledge of social work principles, techniques and practices and their applications to complex casework, treatment, and investigation of abuse or neglect of children; thorough knowledge of policies and procedures as evidenced by the ability to cite the authority of federal and state law; thorough knowledge of individual and group behavior, family dynamics, and medical, behavioral and/or psychosocial problems and their treatment theory. Considerable knowledge of governmental and private organizations and resources in the community specifically in the area of Children’ Services delivered through a social services agency.  Ability to interact and motivate a resistant involuntary client population and the public who may not agree with the laws, rules or policies of the process or the programs; ability to prepare documentation such as written investigative reports for the court, case records and treatment plans; ability to testify as an expert witness; ability to employ advanced case management interview techniques to establish a supportive relationship and involve families in the initial assessment for the need of services; ability to quickly assess the risks and safety of the client environment during daylight hours, after dark and in high crime areas; ability to employ expert negotiation skills in the most complex cases; ability to analyze and assess child development safety issues in relation to risk factors; ability to analyze tense family situations and make decisions about removing children when the decision has to be made with limited direct information and limited access to consultation; ability to communicate effectively and establish supportive client relationships. Ability to perform manual work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  Ability to speak and write clearly, to respond supportively in emotion laden or crisis situations, to organize a workload to meet designated responsibilities and to function under stress.  In developing and implementing treatment plans and setting goals must have ability to identify and obtain resources needed to assist others, ability to interpret complex psychosocial phenomena and ability to deal with conflict situations or contentious personalities. 

Minimum Training and ExperienceMaster’s degree from an accredited school of social work and one year of social work experience; or a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of social work and two years of social work or counseling experience; or Master’s degree in a counseling field and two years of social work or counseling experience; or a four-year degree in a human services field or related curriculum and three years of social work or counseling experience; or graduation from a four-year college or university and four years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling or a related human service field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  One year of work experience can be credited for completion of the social work collaborative.

 A degree is required and degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

 Directly related experience is defined as: Human Services experience in the areas of case management, assessment and referral, supportive counseling, intervention, psycho-social therapy and treatment planning.

 Other Requirements:  Experience in Child Protective Services is preferred.  This individual must have a valid North Carolina driver's license and access to a vehicle.

Deputy Register of Deeds

Position: Deputy Register of Deeds

Deadline: Friday, July 5, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Salary Range: $27087 - $32488

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am until 5:00pm

Under general supervision, provides clerical support of a legal nature to the County Register of Deeds. Work involves receiving, indexing and canceling legal documents; and issuing such legal instruments as deeds, birth certificates, and marriage licenses in the office of the Register of Deeds. Employee is responsible for responding to inquiries from County employees and the general public, and for taking oaths of office of Notaries Public. Employee is also responsible for performing routine clerical tasks such as typing, answering telephones, establishing and maintaining files, etc.

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Sorts and distribute incoming mail; processes outgoing mail.

Performs other related work as required.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Graduation from high school and some related experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Income Maintenance Caseworker II

Position Responsibilities: The nature of the business of the Department of Social Services is to provide programs of governmental assistance to those who are eligible for such assistance by the rules and regulations of each program. 

Employees in this class are responsible for the total process of determining/re-determining applicant/client eligibility at Pasquotank County Department of Social Services.  This employee will be expected to perform tasks such as the interviewing of clients to obtain required information, completing initial applications, verifying the information obtained, determining eligibility or completing scheduled program reviews.  This employee must explain program(s) requirements and options and advise or refer clients to other program services as appropriate.

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Considerable knowledge of the program/area(s) of assignment.  General knowledge of all agency and community programs and services which could affect the client/applicant.  Good mathematical reasoning and computational skills.  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret rules, regulations, and procedures.  Ability to communicate with clients/applicants, the public at large, and public officials to obtain data, and to explain and interpret rules, regulations, and procedures.  Ability to instruct and to evaluate the work of lower level employees.  Ability to perform caseworker functions within structured time frames.

 Minimum Training and ExperienceOne year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

 To qualify as an Income Maintenance Caseworker II, an applicant must have one year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker I.  We will accept applications for Income Maintenance Caseworker I should fully qualified applicants not be available.  The Income Maintenance Caseworker I qualifications are:  Graduation from a four-year college/university; or graduation from an accredited associate degree program in Human Services Technology, Social Services Associate, Paralegal Technology, Business Administration, Secretarial Science, or a closely related curriculum; or graduation from high school with three years of paraprofessional, clerical, or other public contact experience which includes negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, the gathering and compiling of data, the analysis of data and/or the performance of mathematical or legal tasks; or graduation from high school and two years of paraprofessional, clerical or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, gathering and compiling of data, analysis of data and/or performance of mathematical or legal tasks with at least one year of such experience being in an income maintenance program; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

 The position will require an individual to work Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an hour for lunch, either between 12:00 and 1:00 or 1:00 and 2:00 p.m. Some overtime work may be required as needed for emergencies or mass program changes, etc. Each work week consists of forty (40) hours. The rate of pay for an Income Maintenance Caseworker II starts at $29,222. At six months the salary will increase to $30,000. 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 $26,587 per year and increasing to $27,289 after six months.  At the end of one year, the Income Maintenance Caseworker I will be promoted to an Income Maintenance Caseworker II.

 Applicants will only be given credit for information provided on State Application PD107 & PD107A.  Persons submitting incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training, and experience.  If work history involves part time work, you must state the number of hours worked per week to receive credit.  All applicants will be expected to take a typing test at the NCWorks Career Center at the time of application.

Position Number    239-02-329

Paygrade 13

Salary $29,222 – 41,262 (for fully qualified IMC II)

Posted 6/6/2019

Closes Open Until Filled

 How to apply?

 Contact NCWorks Career Center,
422 McArthur Drive, Elizabeth City, NC

252-331-4798

Current employees of Pasquotank Social Services should contact the agency Personnel Officer, Doretha Harrell if they are interested in applying.

PUBLIC INFORMATION ASSISTANT IV - 239-04-304

Position Responsibilities: This position is part of the Administrative Support Unit and is involved 100% in duties acting as an agency receptionist.  The purpose of this position is to assist the public either by telephone or in person by providing information or connecting the client with the appropriate staff person who can provide assistance.  This staff person has constant contact with the general public in order to determine which agency staff person can best help the client, and to coordinate/direct clients to agency staff workers.  This staff also advises persons about other agencies that may be able to help them and gives limited information about other agencies/services in the area.

 The nature of work in this position involves constant changes in the work environment because the receptionist is interacting with every client, both in person and over the phone.  Agency staff also place many expectations and demands on the individual in this position which requires flexibility in work habits as well as a broad knowledge base to perform the unusual and varied requests that are made by staff and/or the clients of this agency.  The work is often performed in an intense, hectic, and highly emotionally charged environment that requires that this staff be patient and aware of the different ways to interact and communicate under varied circumstances.

 This position has to follow established office procedures including the duties unique to this position such as completing logs and forms relative to established state monitored procedures.  Because of the different programs operated at various times of the year, office procedures must be modified and adjusted to meet the increased demand upon the receptionist to accurately document activities following established procedures.

Position Number 239-04-304

 Paygrade 11

 Salary $26,587 – 37,463

 Posted May 7, 2019

 Closes Open until filled

 How to apply?
Contact NCWorks,
422 McArthur Drive, 252-331-4798

Current employees of Pasquotank Social Services should contact Kathy Eason, Personnel Officer, if they are interested in applying.