JOB TITLE: General Utility Worker
WORKING TITLE: Housekeeper
VACANCY: # 65013484, 65013560 DIVISION: NC Aquariums/Jennette’s Pier
APPT TYPE: Temporary LOCATION: Nags Head

*** Position will function as Housekeeper for Jennette’s Pier***

This is an hourly position with a maximum of 40 hours per week. It is classified as temporary/part-time and does not include state benefits.

Department Information:

The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) takes care of the things that people love about North Carolina, literally from A to Z. The Arts to the Zoo, and so much else – parks, aquariums, historic sites, archaeology, African American Heritage Commission, science and history museums, the state Symphony, Library and Archives, historic preservation, land and water stewardship, and more. These places, and the ideas they represent, create a shared identity in North Carolina. They provide common ground. Everyone is welcome. The Department’s 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 goal is to promote equity and inclusion among our employees and our programming to reflect and celebrate our state's diverse population, culture, and history. We encourage you to apply to become a part of our team. Check out this amazing videoabout our department.

Division Information:

The mission of the North Carolina Aquariums is to inspire appreciation and conservation of North Carolina’s aquatic environments. This mission is achieved by attracting, retaining, and developing a world class team of professionals; providing visitors with outstanding exhibits, experiences, and customer service; practicing sustainability, internal customer service and fiscal responsibility; and working to save and restore aquatic species and habitats.

The North Carolina Aquariums’ Jennette’s Pieris located in Nags Head, NC on 6 acres of prime oceanfront property overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The 16,000 square-foot pier house and 1000 foot long fishing pier with three wind turbines is a platinum LEED certified facility that demonstrates sustainable design to the nearly 200,000 guests it attracts annually. This unique educational facility offers a variety of programs, interactive and live animal exhibits, recreational fishing opportunities, public access to the beaches and a platform for ocean observing and marine research.

Description of Work:

This position is at Jennette’s Pier located in Nags Head, NC. Position is responsible in assisting with maintaining the building, exhibits and grounds of the Pier in a clean and neat manner. Primary job responsibilities include cleaning floors, walls and public areas. This includes restrooms for staff and public, classroom, event spaces, admissions area and parking lot areas. This position is responsible for routine cleaning of all windows, doors, exhibits and removal of trash from public and staff containers. Weekend, evening and holiday work required.

Recommended applicant will be subject to a background check.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

General experience of cleaning and knowledge of sanitizing products, techniques, and methods. Ability to reach, kneel, and bend.

Ability to lift, push, and pull required load (usually about 25 lbs.)

Minimum Education and Experience:

Education and/or experience in the performance of a variety of manual tasks that is directly related to the job and consistent with accepted practices of the trade equivalent to one year of experience.

How to Apply:

Mail, fax or deliver a completed PD-107 State Application for Employment to the address below by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date of the posting.

All relevant experience must be included on application to receive proper credit. A resume and cover letter may be submitted along with the completed state application.

The Department of Natural & Cultural Resources (DNCR) uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified applicants. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institution. The State of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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).

A North Carolina State Application Form PD-107 is required and may be downloaded from the NC Office of State Personnel website. A cover letter and resume may also be submitted but will NOT be accepted in lieu of the NC State Application PD-107 form. Applications which do not include the applicant’s signature are considered incomplete and will not be accepted.

Submit State of NC Application for Employment to:

NC Aquarium on Jennette’s Pier,
Attn: Christiane Deaton
PO Box 1445,
Nags Head, NC 27959.