Employment

North Carolina's first permanent capital comes to life every day because of people like you. Find out what it's like to connect with colonial America's past, and continue that legacy into the future, by joining the team at Tryon Palace. 

Security Guard

Horticulture/Grounds Technician

 

Horticulture/Grounds Technician

JOB CLASS TITLE: Horticulture/grounds Technician
POSITION NUMBER: 60083597
DEPARTMENT: Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources
DIVISION/SECTION: Archives & History/Tryon Palace
SALARY RANGE:    $27,903.00 - $41,789.00 Annually
RECRUITMENT RANGE: $27,903-$28,900
SALARY GRADE / SALARY GRADE EQUIVALENT: 60
COMPETENCY LEVEL: Not Applicable
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time
WORK LOCATION: Craven County
OPENING DATE: 02/13/17
CLOSING DATE: 02/24/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

~This is a Reposted Vacancy and all applicants must reapply to be considered~
**Salary recruitment range $27,903-$28,900 and at salary grade equivalent 60**
 
This position will be located at:
Tryon Palace
529 South Front Street
New Bern, NC 28562
 
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state's history, conserving the state's natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.

Tryon Palace is best known for being North Carolina's first permanent state capitol, but we're remembered for capturing imaginations. Walk in the footsteps of colonial governors, stroll through more than 14 acres of beautifully-sculpted gardens, or travel back in time for an interactive experience that blends the 1830's with 21st-Century technologies.

Description of Work:
The Horticulture Technician/Gardener position is located at Tryon Palace will be responsible for general daily care of landscape including lawns, trees, shrubs, annual and perennial beds. Will also include the following: weeding, watering, fertilizing, mowing, pruning, shearing hedges and applying pesticides. Provides daily care of marl paths, sidewalks and mulched beds by raking, blowing and weeding. Prepares seasonal high quality horticultural displays in assigned garden areas for public view. Reviews planting plans, selects culturally adapted and historical plantings. Works to improve appearance of the gardens. Contributes to educational quality and historical accuracy of horticultural exhibits. Answers public questions regarding gardens and plantings.  Supports special events by preparing gardens and grounds for interpretive/educational events and third party events. Assists in the planning and growing of heritage plants for bi-annual sale.  Requires weekend work on a regular rotation and as needed for special events.

Management Preference:
Associates Degree in Horticulture and two years of continuous garden experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES:

**To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit.**

 Qualified candidates must possess:
 
Considerable knowledge is required in plant maintenance procedures used in landscape installation and ground maintenance.
Possess the ability to observe and identify plants and plant problems; assess condition and health of plants and propose solutions to problems.
Know the procedures for the safe handling and application of pesticides and fertilizers.
Must have knowledge of plant maintenance such as pruning, weeding, mulching, fertilizing and spraying of plant material.
Position requires lifting some heavy materials, and performing manual tasks and operating power equipment.
Must have ability to organize work schedule, to determine priorities and maintain effective work relationships.
Possess basic computer skills for research, record keeping and time entry.
Must have the ability to work weekends and special events as needed.
Must have the ability to perform heavy lifting unassisted.
Must obtain and maintain a North Carolina Driver's License.
Applicant must be able to obtain their North Carolina Pesticide License within 9 months of employment.
 
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

High school or General Educational Development diploma and two years of progressive experience in horticultural work; or associate's degree in agriculture and natural resources, greenhouse and grounds maintenance, horticulture technology, landscape gardening or closely related field from an appropriately accredited institution; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Necessary special qualification: may require NC Pesticide License or NC Commercial Driver's License.
 
SUPPLEMENTAL AND CONTACT INFORMATION:

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) selects applicants for employment based on required education and experience and job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or political influence.
 
To apply for this position, please apply at http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/. In order to receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the online application form.  Any information omitted from the application cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Attached or incorporated resumes will be accepted, but will not be used for screening for qualifying credit.  Using "See Resume" or "See Attachment" instead of completing the education and experience portion of the profile is not acceptable and will result in an incomplete application.  Other attachments (except a DD-214 copy) will also be accepted, but not used in screening for qualifying credit.  Applicants are required to scan and attach a copy of their DD-214 or discharge orders if they wish to obtain veterans preference.
 
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account.  Upon the closing date, applications are "Under Review" and will be screened by Human Resources for the qualified applicants. The hiring process may take an average of 6 – 8 weeks.  
 
It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment.   We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).
 
CONTACT INFORMATION: 
N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Division of Human Resources
4603 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4603
Phone:  919-807-7373

 

Security Guard

JOB CLASS TITLE: Security Guard 
POSITION NUMBER: 60083581
DEPARTMENT: Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources
DIVISION/SECTION: Archives & History/Tryon Palace 
SALARY RANGE:    $26,159.00 - $38,784.00 Annually
RECRUITMENT RANGE: $26,159-$27,879
SALARY GRADE / SALARY GRADE EQUIVALENT: 58
COMPETENCY LEVEL: Not Applicable
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time
WORK LOCATION: Craven County
OPENING DATE: 02/09/17
CLOSING DATE: 02/23/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

~Anticipated Vacancy~
**This position is posted at recruitment salary of $26,159-$27,879 and at salary grade equivalent 58** 
 
This position will be located at:
Tryon Palace
529 South Front Street
New Bern, NC 28562
 
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state's history, conserving the state's natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.

Tryon Palace is best known for being North Carolina's first permanent state capitol, but we're remembered for capturing imaginations. Walk in the footsteps of colonial governors, stroll through more than 14 acres of beautifully-sculpted gardens, or travel back in time for an interactive experience that blends the 1830's with 21st-Century technologies.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

Museum security guard position with Tryon Palace will provide physical security for the objects collection, buildings, gardens & grounds, while providing safe & secure environment for employees & visiting public. This is protective, security & public contact work in a state facility containing irreplaceable cultural properties of high cultural value. Work involves the responsibility for patrolling facilities for the purpose of protecting life & property against fire, damage, theft, trespass & vandalism. Also provides general information to visitors & is responsible for their safety & comfort.  Duties require walking & standing for long periods of time. Position is responsible for the day-to-day security & protection of the site & the collection. The unit has responsibilities in site's emergency preparedness & response functions. Work schedule assigned may involve day, night, weekend, & holiday work, as well as overtime.  Subject to environmental conditions both inside & outside. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES:

**To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit.**

 Qualified candidates must possess:
General knowledge of security procedures and basic fire prevention techniques.
Must be able to utilize electronic surveillance and monitoring systems.
Must be able to act quickly, effectively and responsibly in an emergency situation.
Must be able to express oneself in oral and written communication.
Must possess and consistently demonstrate high-quality customer service skills and the ability to interact courteously yet firmly with the visiting general public.
Must consistently demonstrate the ability to work as a team member with museum staff members as well.
Must have working knowledge of basic computer skills; such as Microsoft Outlook for receiving and sending communications throughout the organization.
Must be able to walk and stand for long periods of time.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, holiday and overtime when needed.
Valid Driver's license required.
 
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Completion of 10th grade.
 
SUPPLEMENTAL AND CONTACT INFORMATION:

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) selects applicants for employment based on required education and experience and job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or political influence.

To apply for this position, please apply at http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/. In order to receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the online application form.  Any information omitted from the application cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Attached or incorporated resumes will be accepted, but will not be used for screening for qualifying credit.  Using "See Resume" or "See Attachment" instead of completing the education and experience portion of the profile is not acceptable and will result in an incomplete application.  Other attachments (except a DD-214 copy) will also be accepted, but not used in screening for qualifying credit.  Applicants are required to scan and attach a copy of their DD-214 or discharge orders if they wish to obtain veterans preference.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account.  Upon the closing date, applications are "Under Review" and will be screened by Human Resources for the qualified applicants. The hiring process may take an average of 6 – 8 weeks.  
 
It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment.   We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).
 
CONTACT INFORMATION: 
N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Division of Human Resources
4603 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4603
Phone:  919-807-7373