EMPLOYMENT

Position openings will be continuously updated as opportunities become available. High Country Council of Governments is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Listings


ADMINISTRATION

There are currently no positions available.

AREA ON AGING AGENCY

Director

The High Country Council of Governments (HCCOG) is seeking to fill the Area Agency on Aging Director position. This position is responsible for managing the Area Agency on Aging department, which serves a seven-county region in northwestern North Carolina. The successful applicant will plan, develop, administer, and implement a wide array of aging programs in accordance with federal, state, and local requirements. Work involves staff supervision, program and budget development, and public contact with older adults and their family caregivers, local governments and organizations, elected officials, and local service providers.

The desired candidate will have a degree in Public Administration, Social Work, or Human Services (preferably Master’s level) and work experience in a related field. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The Area Agency on Aging is a department of the High Country Council of Governments, an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply: Submit your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to info@hccog.org by 5 p.m. on Friday, August 6, 2021. Position open until filled.

Position open until filled. For detailed job description click here.

High Country Council of Governments is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability.


PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT

Regional Planner

High Country Council of Governments is seeking a professional and experienced Regional Planner. The Regional Planner works with local governments in the seven- county High Country region (Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey Counties) in local planning, management assistance, and community and economic development. Position requires knowledge of North Carolina local government law, State and Federal funding programs, and public administration practices.

The position requires a degree in planning, public administration, or a related field, and at least three years experience in planning or project administration. Experience working with NC Department of Transportation, NC Department of Commerce, and NC Department of Environmental Quality is preferred. Proficiency in Esri ArcGIS is preferred.

The position is regular full-time; attendance at night meetings and overnight travel is required. Compensation dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Send resume, references, and salary history by July 30, 2021 to:

Mail:
Regional Planner Position
High Country Council of Governments
468 New Market Boulevard
Boone, NC 28607
Email:
info@hccog.org

Position open until filled. For detailed job description click here.

High Country Council of Governments is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability.


WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

There are currently no positions available.