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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. 

SUBMIT A JOB OPPORTUNITY

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:
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.

Member Organization:
Carrboro

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.

Member Organization:
Carrboro

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.