Human Resources | Job Openings

Welcome to the Town of Morehead City job openings page!

Below is a listing of our current vacancies for which we are accepting applications. If you are interested in any position and meet the qualifications stated in the listing, we encourage you to submit an application for employment with the Town of Morehead City. Please review the application process prior to completing an application.

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Current Postings

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The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY has two (2) vacancies in the Streets Department for temporary, seasonal STREET MAINTENANCE WORKERS.  Duties include maintenance and repair of streets, sidewalks, and storm drains; mowing and general landscaping; custodial work; and the operation of related equipment.  Valid, unrestricted NC Driver’s license is required, as well as any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and some experience maintaining grounds and operating motorized equipment.  Temporary position without benefits.  $10.25 per hour.  Work schedule approximately 32 hours per week; some weekend hours.  Qualified applicants may apply at the NC Employment Security Commission, 309 Commerce St., Morehead City, NC, or any ESC location.  Closing date: Open Until Filled.  EOE

Posted 2-24-14

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The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY has a vacancy for a full-time UTILITY MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN in the Water/Sewer Department. Position performs intermediate skilled work in the installation, repair, maintenance of water/sewer lines.  Typical duties include locating, repairing, unstopping water/sewer lines; installing water meters; operating, maintaining wells; operating related machinery/equipment.  Job requires the ability to lift up to 20# regularly and 50# frequently; wearing a respirator and other specialized equipment may be required; working in internal and external environmental conditions. On-call and rotating weekend hours required. Combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and some experience in water/sewer lines maintenance/repair work. Possession of or ability to obtain C-Well Water Certification and CDL Class B (tank endorsement) NC Driver’s License. Hiring salary: 25,838. Excellent benefits package. Qualified applicants may apply at the NC Employment Security Commission, 309 Commerce St., Morehead City, NC, or any ESC location. EOE  Closing date: Open Until Filled.  

Posted: March 11, 2014

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The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY has three (3) vacancies in the Building & Grounds Department for temporary, seasonal GROUNDS WORKERS.  Duties include general landscaping; custodial work; and operating, maintaining, and repairing equipment.  Valid, unrestricted NC Driver’s license is required, as well as any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and some experience maintaining grounds and operating motorized equipment.  Temporary position without benefits.  $10.25 per hour.  Work schedule approximately 40 hours per week; some weekend hours.  Qualified applicants may apply at the NC Employment Security Commission, 309 Commerce St., Morehead City, NC, or any ESC location.  Closing date: Open Until Filled.  EOE

Posted 3-18-14

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The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY has a vacancy for a temporary, seasonal SOLID WASTE EQUIPMENT OPERATOR position.  Duties include assisting in the operation of commercial solid waste collection boom truck and related equipment; collection of yard waste, tree limbs, vines, and brush; delivering of roll-out carts; and assist in minor equipment maintenance.  Candidates must have the ability to perform outdoor, physical labor, lift a minimum of 10 pounds regularly and up to 20 pounds occasionally.  A valid, unrestricted NC Driver’s license is required. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school will be considered.   Work schedule approximately 40 hours per week, possible evenings and week-ends.    Pay is $11.05 per hour.  This is a temporary position without benefits. Qualified applicants may apply at the NC Employment Security Commission, 309 Commerce St., Morehead City, NC or any ESC location. EOE

Closing date: Open until filled

Posted: March 18, 2014

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The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY has a full-time vacancy for the position of WASTEWATER PLANT OPERATOR I in our Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Typical duties include monitoring gauges and control panels; reading meters; checking, regulating, adjusting and operating equipment; maintaining grounds; collecting wastewater samples; and performing basic lab tests.  Must be able to lift, stoop, kneel, and crouch; wear a respirator and other specialized equipment; and work in internal and external environmental conditions.  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and some experience in the operation and maintenance of machinery and equipment will be considered.  Possession of a valid, unrestricted NC Driver’s License required.  Possession of, or ability to obtain, Grade I Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s certificate and Grade I Wastewater Collection certificate.  Hiring salary: $27,435 (hourly rate $13.19).  Excellent benefits package.   Qualified applicants may apply at the NC Employment Security Commission, 309 Commerce St., Morehead City, NC, or any ESC location. EOE  Closing date: Open Until Filled.

Posted 3/20/14