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Join us and work in an environment where you can make a difference!

Our culture is one of collaboration and innovation where managers and employees work together to generate solutions which have a positive impact on citizens of North Carolina. Here you’ll work alongside other professionals who are dedicated, high-performing and committed to serving.

You’ve worked hard, studied your craft, and gained relevant experience. Take the knowledge you’ve acquired and put your talents to work.

Find out where your skills and interests can take you.

Are you a young professional?

Let Your Skills and Talents Soar!

Are you just starting your career? Ready to be creative, follow your passion, and develop your strengths? The State of North Carolina has specific opportunities for you.

Imagine building upon the skills you’ve learned in the classroom with real-world work experiences. Here you will be challenged, mentored, developed and supported as you work to meet the business needs of the State of North Carolina.

Grow, learn, advance.


Potential Professional Associate Career Opportunities


Administrative Officer I Inventory Systems Analyst
Community Development Specialist I Trainee Labor Market Analyst Trainee
Departmental Purchasing Agent Trainee (Level I) Occupational Analyst Trainee
Disability Determination Specialist I Trainee Personnel Analyst Trainee (to I&II Level)
Driver Education Program Specialist Real Property Agent I
Education Licensure Specialist Right of Way Appraiser I Trainee
Education Program Specialist Staff Development Specialist I
Employment Consultant I Trainee Test Research Analyst Trainee
Employment Counselor Trainee Transportation Planner I
Human Relations Specialist I Trainee Transportation Program Consultant I Trainee
Insurance Complaint Analyst Trainee Veterans Service Officer Trainee

Health and Scientific

Agricultural Microbiologist I Trainee Marine Fisheries Biologist I Trainee
Chemist I Trainee Museum Specialist Trainee
Clinical Dietitian I Trainee Natural Science Curator I Trainee
Food Regulatory Specialist I Trainee Natural Science Research Curator I Trainee
Forensic Case Specialist Trainee Pesticide Inspector Trainee
Health Physicist Trainee Pesticide Specialist I Trainee
Health Standards Officer I Trainee Seed Specialist Trainee
Industrial Hygiene Inspector Trainee Wildlife/Fisheries Biologist I Trainee

Human Services

Advocacy Specialist I Trainee Developmental Services Coordinator I Trainee
Advocate I Trainee Public Health Disease Control Specialist I Trainee
Behavioral Programming Specialist II Trainee  

Public Safety

Emergency Management Planner I Trainee OSHA Safety Officer
Environmental Specialist  

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