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EVENTS

HALIFAX COUNTY SETS DATE FOR 2021 HARVEST DAYS

Halifax, NC—Halifax County government and Halifax County Cooperative Extension have set the date for the 2021 Harvest Days festival. After having to cancel last year’s event due to COVID, the County is excited to announce that this year’s Harvest Days will be held at the 4-H Rural Life Center on Friday, October 8 from 9 am to 2 pm, specifically for 4th and 5th grade students in any of our Halifax County public, charter, private or home schools, and Saturday, October 9, from 10 am to 5:30 pm for the public.

“We are looking forward to the return of Halifax County Harvest Days after having to cancel our 2020 event,” said Beth Burchell, Halifax County Extension Director. “This festival is a great opportunity for our community to join together to showcase the agricultural and cultural heritage of our county. There are exhibits and events for everyone young and old to enjoy.” 

As always, the event will celebrate the wonderful world of agriculture, featuring farm animals, a horse show, antique tractors, hay wagon rides, agricultural museum, and educational exhibits, as well as entertainment throughout the day and local vendors selling homemade food and arts and crafts. This year’s Harvest Days will end on a high note with two hours of live music from 3:30-5:30 pm by the very popular Cat5 band, presented by VisitHalifax.com. Some exhibits may end prior to the start of the final band performance.

Food and arts & crafts vendors are still being accepted with a reasonable vendor fee. For a vendor application or other event information, contact Halifax County Cooperative Extension at 252-583-5161. The 4-H Rural Life Center is located at 13763 Highway 903, Halifax, NC  27839.

PUBLIC NOTICES

JULY 28, 2021

Application Period for Halifax County Board of Social Services

The Halifax County Department of Social Services Board will make an appointment to the Halifax County Board of Social Services to fill the seat of an expired term.  The term expired on June 30, 2021.  

The application period is scheduled from August 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021.  Applications must be received no later than 5:00pm on August 31, 2021.  You may obtain an application from the local Department of Social Services office (DSS) or find it attached.  The form must be fully completed by the applicant, signed, and returned to the address below:

Felicia E. Exum, Director

Halifax County Department of Social Services

P.O. Box 767

Halifax, North Carolina 27839

Should you have any questions, please contact Felicia E. Exum, at (252) 536-6572 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

JOB POSTINGS

Office Assistant IV 

Department of Social Services - Child Support

Posting # 631074-2394

 Description: This position provides clerical support to the Child Support Unit. The duties include setting up records; preparing correspondence; notarizing legal documents; data entry; locating non-custodial parents; significant public contact involving scheduling initial and follow-up appointments for custodial and non-custodial parents; and researching/analyzing/and reconciling electronic interface errors. The person in this position also provides back-up for the reception and switchboard worker.

Requirements: Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least two years of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Note: In accordance with State mandates and the Halifax County Emergency Operations Plan, Halifax County Social Services staff are required to staff emergency shelters during times of disaster. Please be advised that every staff person is eligible to be assigned to an emergency shelter or Emergency Operations Center.

Compensation: The hiring range for this position is $24,389 - $30,885. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System.

Application Requirements: An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR1107) and college transcripts are required to fully evaluate your qualifications for this position. The completed application and supplemental materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on or before the closing date; postmarks will not be accepted. All portions on the application, as they relate to your background, must be fully completed. Applications may not refer to a resume’ or other enclosed documents (i.e. “see resume” or “see attached”), nor will these items be accepted in lieu of a completed application. We will be unable to consider incomplete submissions for this position. Unofficial transcripts (e.g. student copies) are acceptable for application purposes. If selected for employment, official transcripts will be required. A criminal background check will be required prior to hiring.

Closing Date: Thursday, August 5, 2021

Apply to: Halifax County Human Resources Management, 26 North King Street (next to the Historic Courthouse), Post Office Box 646, Halifax, North Carolina 27839-0646

Telephone: (252) 583-1688

**Applicants That Do Not Meet the Full Qualification Requirements, May Be Offered a Trainee or Work/Against Appointment** (only for positions that are work against eligible)

Halifax County is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test will be required of this position with the results being received (negative) prior to the first day of employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will employ only those individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal aliens authorized to maintain employment in the United States.

EOE/M/F/V/D

Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (Hollister)

Emergency Services 

Posting # 533673-2399

Description: Responds to emergency calls at the advanced level. It is the responsibility of this position to gather medical history and relay to doctor or hospital the extent of illness or injury; perform emergency medical care in accordance with established guidelines and written and verbal instructions from physicians, and transport persons to the appropriate medical facilities; and perform related tasks as required.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by EMT and Advanced EMT courses provided by the North Carolina State Office of EMS. Prefer applicants with a minimum of one year experience and training in emergency medical care. Additional requirements include a drivers’ license valid in the State of N.C., and the possession of (or ability to obtain) State of N. C. certification as an EMT at the Advanced level. This position works a 24-hour shift. Please provide a photocopy of all certifications.

Compensation: The hiring range for this position is $34,539 - $43,732. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System.

Application Requirements: An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR1107), and transcripts are required to fully evaluate your qualifications for this position. The completed application and supplemental materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on or before the closing date; postmarks will not be accepted. All portions on the application, as they relate to your background, must be fully completed. Applications may not refer to a resume’ or other enclosed documents (i.e. “see resume” or “see attached”), nor will these items be accepted in lieu of a completed application. We will be unable to consider incomplete submissions for this position. Unofficial transcripts (e.g. student copies) are acceptable for application purposes; if selected for employment, official transcripts will be required. A criminal background check will be required prior to hiring.

Closing Date: Friday, August 6, 2021

Apply to: Halifax County Human Resources Management, 26 North King Street (next to the Historic Courthouse), Post Office Box 646, Halifax, North Carolina 27839-0646

Telephone: (252) 583-1688

**Applicants That Do Not Meet the Full Qualification Requirements, May Be Offered a Trainee or Work/Against Appointment** (only for positions that are work against eligible)

Halifax County is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test will be required of this position with the results being received (negative) prior to the first day of employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will employ only those individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal aliens authorized to maintain employment in the United States.

EOE/M/F/V/D

Social Worker – CPS (Investigative, Assessment, & Treatment)

Department of Social Services

Posting # 631045-2393

Description: The person in this position is responsible for providing assessment, counseling, and case management services for children who are at risk for dependency, neglect and/or abuse. Employees in this position provide social work services including treatment and immediate response to crisis situations for at-risk children. Work involves assessment of alleged neglect and abuse, substantiation of the alleged neglect or abuse as prescribed by federal and state guidelines; providing expert testimony in court hearings and following-up with case management and preventive services for clients; and performs additional related duties. This position includes occasional on-call duties.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree from an accredited school of social work and one year of social work experience; OR a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of social work and two years of social work or counseling experience; OR Master’s degree in a counseling field and two years of social work or counseling experience; OR a four-year degree in a human services field or related curriculum and three years of social work or counseling  experience; OR graduation from a four-year college or university and four years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling or related human service field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work or community organization. Other requirements include possession of a driver’s license valid in the state of N.C. Note: In accordance with State mandates and the Halifax County Emergency Operations Plan, Halifax County Social Services staff are required to staff emergency shelters during times of disaster. Please be advised that every staff person is eligible to be assigned to an emergency shelter or Emergency Operations Center.

Compensation: The hiring range for this position is $ 42,131 - $ 53,349. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System.

Application Requirements: An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR1107) and college transcripts are required to fully evaluate your qualifications for this position. The completed application and supplemental materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on or before the closing date; postmarks will not be accepted. All portions on the application, as they relate to your background, must be fully completed. Applications may not refer to a resume’ or other enclosed documents (i.e. “see resume” or “see attached”), nor will these items be accepted in lieu of a completed application. We will be unable to consider incomplete submissions for this position. Unofficial transcripts (e.g. student copies) are acceptable for application purposes. If selected for employment, official transcripts will be required. A criminal background check will be required prior to hiring.

Closing Date: Monday, August 9, 2021

Apply to: Halifax County Human Resources Management, 26 North King Street (next to the Historic Courthouse), Post Office Box 646, Halifax, North Carolina 27839-0646

Telephone: (252) 583-1688

**Applicants That Do Not Meet the Full Qualification Requirements, May Be Offered a Trainee or Work/Against Appointment** (only for positions that are work against eligible)

Halifax County is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test will be required of this position with the results being received (negative) prior to the first day of employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will employ only those individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal aliens authorized to maintain employment in the United States.

EOE/M/F/V/D

Accounting Tech II 

Department of Social Services 

Posting # 631027-2396

Description: The duties in this position include maintaining, processing, and reconciling check requests; processing and distributing departmental mail; maintaining supplies and submitting supply reorders as needed. Other responsibilities consist of posting payments, setting up records, maintaining and printing reports related to fraud. This position also fills-in as backup for the accounts payable, Medicaid transportation, check requests, agency switchboard and receptionist/administrative positions. Other duties include processing Crisis (CIP) payments whenever DSS does Crisis Intervention and LIEAP. It also requires daily trips to the Finance Department, post office and bank.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school including or supplemented by basic courses in bookkeeping or accounting and three years of experience in bookkeeping or accounting clerical work in an accounting office. Note: In accordance with State mandates and the Halifax County Emergency Operations Plan, Halifax County Social Services staff are required to staff emergency shelters during times of disaster. Please be advised that every staff person is eligible to be assigned to an emergency shelter or Emergency Operations Center.

Compensation: The hiring range for this position is $26,940 - $34,111. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System.

Application Requirements: An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR1107) and college transcripts are required to fully evaluate your qualifications for this position. The completed application and supplemental materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on or before the closing date; postmarks will not be accepted. All portions on the application, as they relate to your background, must be fully completed. Applications may not refer to a resume’ or other enclosed documents (i.e. “see resume” or “see attached”), nor will these items be accepted in lieu of a completed application. We will be unable to consider incomplete submissions for this position. Unofficial transcripts (e.g. student copies) are acceptable for application purposes. If selected for employment, official transcripts will be required. A criminal background check will be required prior to hiring.

Closing Date: Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Apply to: Halifax County Human Resources Management, 26 North King Street (next to the Historic Courthouse), Post Office Box 646, Halifax, North Carolina 27839-0646

Telephone: (252) 583-1688

**Applicants That Do Not Meet the Full Qualification Requirements, May Be Offered a Trainee or Work/Against Appointment** (only for positions that are work against eligible)

Halifax County is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test will be required of this position with the results being received (negative) prior to the first day of employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will employ only those individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal aliens authorized to maintain employment in the United States.

EOE/M/F/V/D

Environmental Health Specialist

Public Health

Posting # 611083-2391

Description: This position performs professional environmental health work in the promotion of public health education, surveillance, consultation, inspection, and enforcement of state, local, and federal environmental health laws and regulations in the On-site Wastewater, Drinking Water Wells, Tattooing and Public Swimming Pool programs. Primary job duties include: site and soil evaluations of undeveloped property for on-site wastewater systems and wells; evaluation and inspection of existing on-site wastewater systems and drinking water wells; issuance of on-site wastewater permits, drinking water well permits, tattoo permits, public swimming pool permits; inspections of on-site wastewater system installations, drinking water well installations, tattoo artist, and public swimming pools.

Requirements: Graduation from a four-year college or university with 30 semester hours of coursework in the physical or biological sciences and two years of exposure in environmental health; OR a four-year or Master’s degree in environmental health from a program which is accredited by the National Accreditation Council for Environmental Health Curricula of the National Environmental Health Association and one year of experience in environmental Health. All health department employees (with the exception of individuals with an accommodation or medical exemption) are required to receive an annual flu vaccine as a condition of employment. An appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of NC is required and must be maintained. Applicants must be eligible to become registered as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist or Registered Environmental Health Intern with the NC State Board of Registered Environmental Health Specialist Examiners.

Compensation: The hiring range for this position is $36,298 - $58,923. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System. A fully qualified Environmental Health Specialist will have a starting salary of $ 43,732 or higher, based on additional education and/or experience.

Application Requirements: An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR1107), and transcripts are required to fully evaluate your qualifications for this position. The completed application and supplemental materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on or before the closing date; postmarks will not be accepted. All portions on the application, as they relate to your background, must be fully completed. Applications may not refer to a resume or other enclosed documents (i.e. “see resume” or “see attached”), nor will these items be accepted in lieu of a completed application. We will be unable to consider incomplete submissions for this position. Unofficial transcripts (e.g. student copies) are acceptable for application purposes; if selected for employment, official transcripts will be required. A criminal background check will be required prior to hiring.

Closing Date: Friday, August 13, 2021

Apply to: Halifax County Human Resources Management, 26 North King Street (next to the Historic Courthouse), Post Office Box 646, Halifax, North Carolina 27839-0646

Telephone: (252) 583-1688

**Applicants That Do Not Meet the Full Qualification Requirements, May Be Offered a Trainee or Work/Against Appointment** (only for positions that are work against eligible)

Halifax County is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test will be required of this position with the results being received (negative) prior to the first day of employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will employ only those individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal aliens authorized to maintain employment in the United States.

EOE/M/F/V/D

Building Maintenance Worker II

Operations 

Posting # 585007-2387

Description: The person selected for this position will perform skilled and semiskilled maintenance and repair work in electrical, painting, carpentry, plumbing, mechanical, masonry or a related field. Perform related tasks as required.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and at least 2 years’ experience in one of the building trades. Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the State of North Carolina is required.

Compensation: The hiring range for this position is $ 29,756 - $ 37,675. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System.

Application Requirements: An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR1107) and college transcripts are required to fully evaluate your qualifications for this position. The completed application and supplemental materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on or before the closing date; postmarks will not be accepted. All portions on the application, as they relate to your background, must be fully completed. Applications may not refer to a resume’ or other enclosed documents (i.e.,“see resume” or “see attached”), nor will these items be accepted in lieu of a completed application. We will be unable to consider incomplete submissions for this position. Unofficial transcripts (e.g. student copies) are acceptable for application purposes. If selected for employment, official transcripts will be required. A criminal background check will be required prior to hiring.

Closing Date: Monday, August 16, 2021

Apply to: Halifax County Human Resources Management, 26 North King Street (next to the Historic Courthouse), Post Office Box 646, Halifax, North Carolina 27839-0646

Telephone: (252) 583-1688

**Applicants That Do Not Meet the Full Qualification Requirements, May Be Offered a Trainee or Work/Against Appointment** (only for positions that are work against eligible)

Halifax County is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test will be required of this position with the results being received (negative) prior to the first day of employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will employ only those individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal aliens authorized to maintain employment in the United States.

EOE/M/F/V/D

Public Health Nurse III

Public Health

Posting # 611031-2315

Description: This position will perform Sexually Transmitted Disease Enhanced Role Registered Nurse (STD ERRN) duties as well as backup staffing for the walk-in patients, health department clinic and on call for community shelters. The STD ERRN duties will require use of the nursing process to perform assessment, documentation, and critical thinking skills to follow standing orders to provide STD screening and treatment for protocol.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and two years of Public Health Nursing experience; OR Master’s in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience; OR graduation from a school of professional nursing and three years of professional nursing experience including two years of Public Health nursing experience. A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina and an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of N.C. is also required. If not currently an STD enhanced-role RN in NC, the selected candidate will be required to attend and complete the Physical Assessments for Adults and STD Nurse Clinician courses. All health department employees (with the exception of individuals with an accommodation or medical exemption) are required to get an annual flu shot vaccine as part of condition of employment.

Compensation: The hiring range for this position is $ 46,533 - $ 75,541. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System.

Application Requirements: An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR1107) and college transcripts are required to fully evaluate your qualifications for this position. The completed application and supplemental materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on or before the closing date; postmarks will not be accepted. All portions on the application, as they relate to your background, must be fully completed. Applications may not refer to a resume’ or other enclosed documents (i.e. “see resume” or “see attached”), nor will these items be accepted in lieu of a completed application. We will be unable to consider incomplete submissions for this position. Unofficial transcripts (e.g. student copies) are acceptable for application purposes. If selected for employment, official transcripts will be required. A criminal background check will be required prior to hiring.

Closing Date: Monday, August 16, 2021

Apply to: Halifax County Human Resources Management, 26 North King Street (next to the Historic Courthouse), Post Office Box 646, Halifax, North Carolina 27839-0646

Telephone: (252) 583-1688

**Applicants That Do Not Meet the Full Qualification Requirements, May Be Offered a Trainee or Work/Against Appointment** (only for positions that are work against eligible)

Halifax County is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test will be required of this position with the results being received (negative) prior to the first day of employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will employ only those individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal aliens authorized to maintain employment in the United States.

EOE/M/F/V/D

Public Health Nurse III

Public Health

Posting # 611037-2379

Description: The primary purpose of this position is to provide and coordinate the Immunization Program for infants adulthood. This is a State program with requirements to investigate vaccine preventable outbreaks, administer vaccines, develop/revise immunization policies, coordinate activities related to immunization updates for staff and physician offices as necessary and provide assessments for Roanoke Valley Adult Day Program. Also, Responsible for inventory control and ordering of all vaccines and preparing monthly reports as required for state contract addendum. The position will also require working daily clinics and performing investigations of positive COVID 19 patient including contract tracing, as necessary.

Requirements: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and two years of Public Health Nursing experience; OR Master’s in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience; OR graduation from a school of professional nursing and three years of professional nursing experience including two years of Public Health nursing experience. A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina and an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of N.C. is also required. All health department employees (with the exception of individuals with an accommodation or medical exemption) are required to get an annual flu shot vaccine as part of condition of employment.

Compensation: The hiring range for this position is $ 46,533 - $ 75,541. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System.

Application Requirements: An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR1107) and college transcripts are required to fully evaluate your qualifications for this position. The completed application and supplemental materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on or before the closing date; postmarks will not be accepted. All portions on the application, as they relate to your background, must be fully completed. Applications may not refer to a resume’ or other enclosed documents (i.e. “see resume” or “see attached”), nor will these items be accepted in lieu of a completed application. We will be unable to consider incomplete submissions for this position. Unofficial transcripts (e.g. student copies) are acceptable for application purposes. If selected for employment, official transcripts will be required. A criminal background check will be required prior to hiring.

Closing Date: Monday, August 16, 2021

Apply to: Halifax County Human Resources Management, 26 North King Street (next to the Historic Courthouse), Post Office Box 646, Halifax, North Carolina 27839-0646

Telephone: (252) 583-1688

**Applicants That Do Not Meet the Full Qualification Requirements, May Be Offered a Trainee or Work/Against Appointment** (only for positions that are work against eligible)

Halifax County is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test will be required of this position with the results being received (negative) prior to the first day of employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will employ only those individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal aliens authorized to maintain employment in the United States.

EOE/M/F/V/D

Social Work Supervisor III

Department of Social Services

Posting # 631043-2397

Description: This supervisory position is responsible for overseeing the job performance of foster care (permanency planning) social workers and assists with other areas in child welfare. This position assigns cases, provides training and support, and monitors the quality and quantity of work completed. This position will be responsible for attending court at least twice a month and having regular conferences with staff, reviewing an abundance of paperwork, including court reports, and receiving feedback from other agencies and clients served. It is the responsibility of this individual to assure that the workers in the unit fulfill all local, state, and federal mandates and provide the services necessary to protect the children assigned. The knowledge of federal, state and county funding requirements is also imperative for this position. This position will be responsible for on-call duties, to include screening child protective services intake reports and providing support to the oncall social workers. 

Requirements: Master’s degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of directly related experience; OR a bachelor’s degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of directly related experience; OR a master’s degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of directly related experience; OR a bachelor’s degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of directly related experience; OR a bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution and five years of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Other requirements include possession of a driver’s license valid in the state of N.C. Note: In accordance with State mandates and the Halifax County Emergency Operations Plan, Halifax County Social Services staff are required to staff emergency shelters during times of disaster. Please be advised that every staff person is eligible to be assigned to an emergency shelter, or Emergency Operations Center. 

Compensation: The hiring range for this position is $ 48,904 - $ 61,925. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System.

Application Requirements: An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR1107) and college transcripts are required to fully evaluate your qualifications for this position. The completed application and supplemental materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on or before the closing date; postmarks will not be accepted. All portions on the application, as they relate to your background, must be fully completed. Applications may not refer to a resume’ or other enclosed documents (i.e. “see resume” or “see attached”), nor will these items be accepted in lieu of a completed application. We will be unable to consider incomplete submissions for this position. Unofficial transcripts (e.g. student copies) are acceptable for application purposes. If selected for employment, official transcripts will be required. A criminal background check will be required prior to hiring.

Closing Date: Monday, August 23, 2021

Apply to: Halifax County Human Resources Management, 26 North King Street (next to the Historic Courthouse), Post Office Box 646, Halifax, North Carolina 27839-0646

Telephone: (252) 583-1688

**Applicants That Do Not Meet the Full Qualification Requirements, May Be Offered a Trainee or Work/Against Appointment** (only for positions that are work against eligible)

Halifax County is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test will be required of this position with the results being received (negative) prior to the first day of employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will employ only those individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal aliens authorized to maintain employment in the United States.

EOE/M/F/V/D

Social Worker II 

Public Health - Care Coordination for at Risk Children (CMARC)

Posting # 611084-2384

Description: This position provides case management for Medicaid children, ages birth through 5, who meet certain risk criteria for enrollment in the Care Coordination for at Risk Children (CMARC) Program. The main goals of CMARC are to improve health outcomes and reduce Medicaid costs for enrolled children. The case manager works with families to identify and access community resources to meet their needs and encourages and supports families in the development of skills needed for effective problem solving, making decisions, and enhancing the capacity of families to meet the special needs of their children. Other duties include assessing, planning, counseling, evaluating, and reviewing records of clients in this program; and performing related duties as required.

Requirements: Master's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work; OR Bachelor's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and completion of the Child Welfare Collaborative (Child Welfare positions only); OR Bachelor's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and one year directly related experience; OR Master's degree in a human services field and one year of directly related experience; OR Bachelor's degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university and two years directly related experience; OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of directly related experience. Preferred: Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. All health department employees (with the exception of individuals with an accommodation or medical exemption) are required to get an annual flu shot vaccine as part of condition of employment. 

Compensation: The hiring range for this position is $ 36,298 - $ 45,960. Halifax County provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System. Anonymous 

Application Requirements: An official completed Halifax County Application for Employment (HR1107) and college transcripts are required to fully evaluate your qualifications for this position. The completed application and supplemental materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on or before the closing date; postmarks will not be accepted. All portions on the application, as they relate to your background, must be fully completed. Applications may not refer to a resume’ or other enclosed documents (i.e. “see resume” or “see attached”), nor will these items be accepted in lieu of a completed application. We will be unable to consider incomplete submissions for this position. Unofficial transcripts (e.g. student copies) are acceptable for application purposes. If selected for employment, official transcripts will be required. A criminal background check will be required prior to hiring.

Closing Date: Monday, August 23, 2021

Apply to: Halifax County Human Resources Management, 26 North King Street (next to the Historic Courthouse), Post Office Box 646, Halifax, North Carolina 27839-0646

Telephone: (252) 583-1688

**Applicants That Do Not Meet the Full Qualification Requirements, May Be Offered a Trainee or Work/Against Appointment** (only for positions that are work against eligible)

Halifax County is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug test will be required of this position with the results being received (negative) prior to the first day of employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will employ only those individuals who are U.S. citizens or legal aliens authorized to maintain employment in the United States.

EOE/M/F/V/D