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This is an exciting time to work in local government in our region and there are so many new career paths to choose from. Whether you are interested in community planning, marketing, IT, public safety, or environmental health, you can Work Local through local government.

You may be familiar with the phrase "Shop Local"... In our region, we use the phrase "Work Local" to showcase the immense benefit you can bring to your community by working for a city, town, or county.

Explore open opportunities below.

Submitting Job Opportunities

CPRC member governments can post job opportunities for free using the link below. 

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Member Organization:
Raleigh
This is an exciting, advanced project management opportunity within the new Construction Management – Parks Division of the City’s Engineering Services Department. The Division is responsible for overseeing all vertical building and greenway construction projects, as well as significant renovations to existing City Park facilities.
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Member Organization:
Raleigh
This is an exciting project management opportunity within the new Construction Management – Parks Division of the City’s Engineering Services Department. The Division is responsible for overseeing new City park building and greenway construction projects, as well as significant renovations to existing City park facilities.
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Member Organization:
Pinehurst
The Sandhills Metropolitan Planning Organization (SMPO) seeks a Director who will work closely with the Governing Board and Technical Coordination Committee to lead the operations related to the newly created SMPO. The Director will develop and manage the work plans and budget while maintaining compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. Apply here: www.vopnc.org/hr
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Member Organization:
Clayton
* Salary Grade SG118* * Recruitment Range: $75,941.00 - $107,328.00* * Salary offered will be determined based on directly related experience * * Work Location is Town Hall Clayton, NC (Johnston County) *The Town of Clayton is seeking applicants for an Environmental Programs Manager for our Engineering Department. For full job vacancy, brochure and official application visit Town website.
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Member Organization:
Clayton
* Salary Grade SG118 Recruitment Range: $75,941.00 - $107,328.00* * Salary offered will be determined based on directly related experience ** Work Location is Town Hall Clayton, NC (Johnston County) *The Town of Clayton is seeking applicants for a Land Development Manager for the Engineering Department. For full job vacancy, brochure and application click on: https://www.townofclaytonnc.org/
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Member Organization:
Hillsborough
Join Hillsborough to help plan, develop, coordinate, implement, maintain and manage the town’s safety and risk management program and policies to ensure compliance with local, state and federal guidelines and a safe working environment for employees, residents and visitors. Candidates should be effective communicators and relationship builders with interest in analyzing and improving processes.
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Member Organization:
Chapel Hill
The Affordable Housing Development Coordinator will lead the Town's efforts to coordinate strategic affordable housing development projects and initiatives collaboratively with a high performing, energetic, fun, and diverse team.
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Member Organization:
Chapel Hill
Position is responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing wellness programs and initiatives to enhance the overall health, mental resilience, and job satisfaction of police officers, support staff and their families. With focus on promoting physical fitness, mental health, stress management, suicide prevention, and other wellbeing aspects.
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Member Organization:
Sanford
Assists with maintaining lift stations, pump stations; assists with maintaining equipment at water filtration and water reclamation facilities; maintains rights-of-way.
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Member Organization:
Sanford
Preparing or reviewing construction estimates; serving as project manager; providing technical information; assisting with cost estimates, bid documents and specifications; maintaining records and files; preparing reports.
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Member Organization:
Sanford
Planning, organizing and directing the design and construction of capital improvements; ensuring compliance with land development policies, rules and regulations; coordinating work with other agencies and departments; maintaining records and files; preparing reports.
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Member Organization:
Sanford
Primarily responsible for all tasks related to receiving, processing and presenting of petitions for rezoning of property in the City of Sanford, Lee County and the Town of Broadway. This work includes, but is not limited to preparation of required legal notices and posting; coordination and facilitation of neighborhood meetings; preparation and presentation of staff reports at public hearings.
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Member Organization:
Sanford
Performs technical work enforcing the Unified Development Ordinance, flood prevention ordinances; reviews and processes various permit applications; interprets ordinances, rules and regulations; assists the public; maintains records and files; prepares reports.
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Member Organization:
Whispering Pines
The Manager is the Village’s full-time administrative leader, responsible for executing policies established by the Council and ensuring adherence to ordinances, resolutions, and policies while leading and overseeing the daily work of all departments. Anticipated salary range of $100,000 - $120,000.
Member Organization:
Morrisville

The portfolio of the Assistant Town Manager in Morrisville will include varied departments and functions with overlapping responsibilities; therefore, leadership and collaborative aptitude are critical. The Assistant Town Manager will also play a key role in working with the Town Manager and Town Council to implement the Council’s vision and the Town’s strategic plan.

Member Organization:
Pine Level

Works with the Mayor and Council to develop consensus on a clear vision of the future of the community and the organization; manages and supervises the Town government staff; maintains accountability for the hiring, training, performance management, retention, and separation of all Town employees;Serves as budget developer, balances budget, finds grants and oversees/ handles the Town's financials.

Member Organization:
Carrboro

Performs difficult professional and intermediate administrative work investigating, reviewing and evaluating local environmental conditions and characteristics; does related work as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Environmental Sustainability Coordinator and the Planning Director.

Member Organization:
Durham County

The Stormwater Education Specialist will create and conduct public education and outreach campaigns around stormwater, water quality, nutrient reduction, and pollution prevention to further County efforts to comply with NC Nutrient Management Strategies. Salary range is $52,730 - $89,577.

Member Organization:
CAMPO

The GIS Technician will take part in a variety of long-range planning studies, public engagement efforts, transportation project development, and technical analysis. The primary function of this position is to provide support for planning, GIS, and modeling staff on various technical and planning projects. Work is performed under the general supervision of the GIS Analyst.

Member Organization:
Cary

Cary is seeking an experienced, collaborative, innovative Development Liaison to perform professional work serving as a primary point of contact for customers; coordinating and explaining Town development processes and requirements in an understandable, professional and customer-friendly manner to both internal and external stakeholders.

Member Organization:
Durham County

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The purpose of the Operations & Maintenance II position is to perform, as lead, routine skilled and technical work in the operation of the Triangle Wastewater Treatment Plant (TWWTP). Must possess a NC Biological Wastewater Grade III Certification.

Member Organization:
Raleigh

Plan departmental fiscal activities High-level financial planning, analysis, forecasting, accounting Direct & manage funds, capital programs, enterprise reserves Use financial models & scenario analysis Set enterprise fees-for-service to support a 7-year balanced budget Engage in business intelligence solutions Prepare annual budget presentation Manage a team

Member Organization:
Cary

The Digital Marketing Specialist develops, implements, documents, and monitors a digital media strategy that conveys Cary’s values, communicates key messages, promotes major events and initiatives, and brings brand awareness to a national audience.

Member Organization:
Cary

The Marketing Strategist will identify opportunities to convey Cary’s core values, communicate key messages, reinforce brand consistency, promote major events and initiatives, and increase awareness to a national and international audience. We are looking for an outgoing, strategic thinker with an established record of networking, media relations, and placement at the regional and national levels.

Member Organization:
Carrboro

The Housing and Community Services Department works to implement the Town’s affordable housing goals, to strengthen the network of community nonprofits, to connect Carrboro’s most vulnerable residents to vital services, and to provide response to resident concerns about housing and other basic human needs.