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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.
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.
The Durham County, NC Utilities Division, part of the Engineering and Environmental Services Department, seeks a Utility Supervisor to serve as the Operator in Responsible Charge of the Triangle Wastewater Treatment Plant (TWWTP). The ideal candidate has experience optimizing biological nutrient removal (BNR) processes to reduce the use of chemicals and energy.
Performs difficult professional and intermediate administrative work serving as liaison to various transportation related organizations, boards, commissions and processes. Skills needed would be thorough knowledge of ordinances governing land use and related codes as well as thorough knowledge of theory and techniques of transportation planning and including transportation funding.
The Town of Carrboro is seeking a full-time and experienced professional to comprehensively manage the Town’s grant portfolio comprised of various state and federal grant awards. A strong concentration will be on the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant award. (Note: This is a grant-funded position anticipated to last through December 31, 2024, with the potential for funding beyond 2024.)
The Comptroller has extensive knowledge in generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), government accounting and financial reporting standards, data analytics and forecasting, auditing practices, planning and developing budgets, financial reporting, government and enterprise accounting and auditing practices, procedures and standards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Performs intermediate semiskilled work assisting with the maintenance and repair of public buildings and facilities; does related work as required. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Building Maintenance Supervisor.
The Deputy Public Works Director provides management assistance to the Public Works Director. Performs complex supervisory, administrative, and professional work in planning, organizing, directing, and supervising all public works department divisions, including Streets and Grounds, Solid Waste, Fleet Maintenance, Central Services, and other public works projects and programs.