The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to Fill Positions Subject to the State Human Resources Act with Highly Qualified Individuals. Consideration will be given to applicants who possess an equivalent combination of related training and work experience commensurate with the minimum job requirements. Only applicants who meet the minimum training and experience requirements will be referred for consideration, unless a trainee appointment is included in the job announcement.
Positions are posted for a minimum of five (5) workdays and the list of postings is subject to change on a daily basis. Each job vacancy announcement includes a closing date for accepting applications for employment. A State Employment Application Form (PD-107) must be received in the Human Resources Office by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Applications received after that date will not be referred unless the position is re-posted. Applications must be completed in full detail (listing see resume in employment history is not acceptable) and must be signed. Failure to complete the application fully, including signature, may result in an individual not being considered for the vacant position. A separate application is required for each position. The correct position title and position number must be listed on each application. Resumes may be attached to the application form as supplemental information, but will not be used in lieu of an application. Faxed applications will be accepted.
Salary Ranges reflect the minimum and maximum rates for the job class. Hiring Ranges reflect the maximum salary that can be paid. Salaries are based on the selected applicant’s relevant training and experience, labor market considerations, the need to maintain internal salary equity, available funding and other applicable policies.
Current job vacancy information may be obtained from any of the following sources.
- Online at the N.C. Office of State Human Resources Website.
- Local Employment Security Commission Office
- Local Public Library
- NCDA CS Personnel Office: voice (919) 707-3200
The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and provides an alcohol and drug free workplace.