Job Vacancies






Grade: 59 Salary $25,109-$27,000



Performs administrative and clerical duties for the County Manager and Administration staff. Will provide exemplary customer service support in the form of responding to inquiries from County departments and citizens. The individual in this position may handle a wide variety of confidential and difficult situations that require tact and discretion.  Work includes greeting the public, answering questions, providing information, relaying information, typing or data entry work, and creating and maintaining accurate files and records. The employee is expected to have a good understanding of the County and its services to respond to inquiries, including some technical knowledge about departmental or County processes, policies, and procedures.


Essential Duties and Tasks:

Answers telephone and greets visitors; directs calls or visitors and gives program and department information based on types of request; selects appropriate materials to answer questions and provide assistance.

Schedules and coordinates meetings for the County Manager.


Assist the Human Resources, Finance, and Information Technology Office, as necessary.


Maintains administration website and calendars.


Prepares a wide variety of documents including correspondence, memoranda, etc. from hand written notes or verbal instructions; proofreads materials for typographical or spelling errors; copies, collates, binds, faxes, emails, and distributes information in various formats.

Assists the public with understanding departmental and County policies and procedures or laws as they relate to the services being provided by the unit; explains reasons for denying a request; refers to others who may make exceptions; takes complaints, typically referring to others for resolution.


Reviews and verifies records and reports to ensure that information is provided and correct.


Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED and three years of increasingly responsible experience in administrative support work. Proficient in Microsoft Office.


Other Requirements:

Drug screen and background check required. All employees are E-Verified.

Application process:

Please submit an Anson County application to Beth Dunn, Human Resources, 101 S. Greene St., Ste. 211  Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to bdunn@co.anson.nc.us Application may be obtain at www.co.anson.nc.us


Closing date:

Applications must be received by 5:00pm January 27, 2017. Previous applicants need not apply, application is still under consideration.


Anson County in an Equal Opportunity Employer



Salary $58,000-$60,000 DOQ


Highly responsible work of an administrative nature in planning, developing, directing, and monitoring the County's computer information system. Will serve as the clearing house for all County IT functions, and purchases.

 While work is performed with a high level of independence, general supervision is provided by the County Manager. This position is exempt from FLSA overtime rules.


  • Oversees preparation of department budget. Reviews and approves expenditures for the department. Completes research and prepares recommendations for County-wide budget expenditures.
  • Maintains working relationships with vendors, monitors their contracts, and ensures compliance with all provisions. Works with vendors in researching and recommending new products and troubleshooting software problems or questions.
  • Develops and maintains IT policies, procedures, and standards relating to acquisition, implementation, and operation of information technology and communication systems and to ensure the protection of enterprise IT assets and the integrity, security, and privacy of information entrusted to or maintained by the County.
  • Negotiates IT acquisition contracts, soliciting staff and department director involvement as appropriate.
  • Plans, programs, directs, and monitors departmental operations; selects computer hardware, equipment, and software.
  • Develops and maintains an enterprise systems architecture, defining standards and protocols for data exchange, communication, software, and interconnection of information systems.
  • Coordinates computer applications with departments served; meets with department directors and key personnel as necessary to assure effective service delivery.
  • Inquires about specific phases of a departmental operation including forms, functions, work coordination, methods and procedures of various operating divisions.
  • Provides advice on evaluation, selection, implementation, and maintenance of information systems and approves and controls all projects related to selection, acquisition, development, and installation of major information systems.
  • Directs installation of access lines and computer terminals.


  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, hardware, software, and equipment related to local government computer information systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of resources available for effective operation of a local government computer information system operation.
  • Thorough knowledge of new and upcoming technologies and modern techniques in system analysis and design.
  • Considerable knowledge of the organization and functions of local government.
  • Ability to plan, program, direct, and control the work and employees involved in departmental operations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, department directors, key employees in other departments, and subordinates.



Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field and five years of progressively responsible experience in information systems; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Local Government experience is preferred.


Candidate must pass drug screen and background check to work with public safety related applications. A valid driver’s license is required. All employees are E-Verified.



Send a completed Anson County application to Beth Dunn, Human Resources, 101 South Greene St., Suite 211, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to bdunn@co.anson.nc.us Applications may be obtained at the County website at www.co.anson.nc.us.


Closing Date: Applications must be received by 5:00pm January 27, 2017


Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Water Plant Operator

Grade 60-Salary $26,164


To produce safe and clean water for Anson County. Employees in this classification perform computerized and manual work. Position is responsible for checking equipment to ensure proper operation; checking chemical levels; and maintaining plant appearance.

Operator Checks a variety of equipment and tank levels to ensure proper operation of the plant, which includes chemical levels in water; and water treatment equipment and make necessary adjustments.

Regulates filter flows; washes filters; sterilizes equipment; cleans basins; fills day tanks.

Operator performs microbiological tests and chemical analysis and other types of tests.

Operator records various reports such as: daily shift checklist, daily performance, and chemical usage reports.

Cleans and maintains buildings; maintains grounds around building.


High school diploma or GED.


Must obtain North Carolina grade C water treatment operator certificate within 1 year from date of hire.

Pre-employment drug screen and background check. All employees are E-Verified.


Submit an Anson County application to Beth Dunn, Human Resources Manager at 101 South Greene St. Suite 211 Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to bdunn@co.anson.nc.us

Closing Date: Open until filled

Anson County is an equal opportunity employer