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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.

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Submitting Job Opportunities

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

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Member Organization:
Clayton
* Salary Grade SG124* * Recruitment Range: $101,774.00 - $140,317.00* * Work Location is Town Hall 111 East Second Street, Clayton, NC (Johnston County) * The Town of Clayton is seeking applicants for an Engineering Director for the Engineering Department. See post for complete job description and requirements. To officially apply on our Town's website. https://www.townofclaytonnc.org/
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Member Organization:
Carrboro
Rate of Pay: $68,886 - $84,041 This position is responsible for the administration and management of the Town of Carrboro’s Stormwater Program, as well as enforcement of and compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. The position also oversees stormwater capital improvements and related assignments within the Town.
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Member Organization:
Pinehurst
The newly created Sandhills Metropolitan Planning Organization is searching for its first Director to work closely with the governing board and Technical Coordination Committee to lead the SMPO operations. This exciting opportunity will be open until filled.
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Member Organization:
Pinehurst
If you are interested in working in the lovely Village of Pinehurst, consider applying to be our next Village Manager. We are seeking an innovative, high energy leader who will be active and visible in the community and accessible and responsive to citizens, who can assist in preserving the best of the historic and unique character of this internationally known residential resort community.
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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:
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:
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

Performs intermediate protective service work involving a variety of law enforcement or special duty police assignments; does related work as required. Work is performed under emergency conditions and involves personal hazard. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Police Supervisor.

Member Organization:
Carrboro

Performs intermediate semiskilled work operating sanitation and related equipment in the collection and transportation of residential solid waste; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Solid Waste Supervisor.