Employment

Welcome!

Thank you for visiting the Village of Bald Head Island’s Career Opportunity page.  We appreciate your interest in employment with the Village of Bald Head Island and look forward to reviewing your candidacy.  Our employees are our greatest asset and when there are openings, we seek qualified applicants to join our municipality.  We offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, life, short-term disability, supplemental insurance and generous retirement benefits including Local Government Retirement System enrollment and 401k. The Village pays for parking and ferry transportation to and from Bald Head Island for all its employees.

If you are interested in applying for a job with the Village of Bald Head Island, please submit your completed application to our Human Resources Department.

Human Resources
Village of Bald Head Island
106 Lighthouse Wynd
Bald Head Island, NC 28461

Or, email your completed application to:
humanresources@villagebhi.org


We encourage you to send a resume, however, the application must be completed in full and should not state in any area “see attached resume.”

Applicants may also wish to consider including links to social profiles (LinkedIn, etc.) and including a cover letter. 


CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Thank you for your interest in working for the Village of Bald Head Island. 

Employment Opportunities

Captain – ****Open to current Internal VBHI employees**** – The Village of Bald Head Island is accepting applications for current internal employee candidates for the newly approved Captain position in the Public Safety Department.  This position will partner and share command responsibilities with the other Captain in Public Safety.  This position will perform supervisory and numerous administrative and complex work functions to include planning and directing activities of the Department of Public Safety. There will be a focus and emphasis on LEO although overlap in the other disciplines EMS and Firefighter may occur.

Responsible for policy development, formulation, and implementation. Develop department-wide forms.  Ensure training is appropriate, timely, and effective. Determine how the resources of the agency, including both personnel and equipment are being used to meet the needs of the department and the community.  Ensure thorough inspections, materials and equipment remain serviceable.  Evaluate progress and effectiveness of programs and written directives. Ensure that reports and records are accurate and current.  Ensure departmental facilities are adequate and maintained in a good state of repair.  Ensure command and control is maintained throughout the department.  Ensure unity of operations throughout the department.  Determine and identify areas where the agency is vulnerable or at risk.  Conduct inspection reports and forward to the director of any identified weaknesses with recommendations for the improvement of such forms, policies, and directives.

Graduation from college with an associate degree in fire science, emergency management, or criminal justice supplemented by courses in water rescue and considerable experience as a Public Safety Officer including two consecutive years as a DPS Lieutenant with the Village of Bald Head Island or equivalent combination of education and experience. A one-year probationary period must be successfully completed.

To apply: Please submit a Cover letter, resume, and application available online at www.villagebhi.org.  Village of Bald Head Island, Attn:  Human Resources, PO Box 3009 Bald Head Island NC 28461. Email: humanresources@villagebhi.org or FAX 910.401-1945

The Village follows and promotes all equal employment opportunities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, marital status, pollical affiliation, disability, genetic information, or on the basis of actual or perceived gender as expressed through dress, appearance or behavior.

Application deadline:  September 10, 2021


Job Title:  FT Public Works Specialist

Hourly Rate: $16.76 after 6 months $17.59

Application Deadline:  October 1, 2021

Monitor, coordinate and implement the Solid Waste and Recycling Programs under the supervision of the Streets, Solid Waste, and Stormwater Superintendent. Perform various maintenance, repair, and construction work on streets, buildings, grounds, beach, and stormwater management system.  Perform solid waste collection for the Village.  Must be able to work in outside variable weather conditions.  Must be able to perform heavy work and operate equipment.

HS graduation or GED and experience in semi-skilled maintenance or construction work.  Must have or able to obtain a valid NCDL. Must pass a pre-employment drug test and background check.

Great benefit package including health insurance, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. Paid parking and ferry pass provided by the Village.  

The Village follows and promotes all equal employment opportunities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, marital status, political affiliation, disability, genetic information, or on the basis or actual or perceived gender as expressed through dress, appearance, or behavior.

Please visit www.villagebhi.org to download an application; or email humanresources@villagebhi.org.  

Application deadline: October 1, 2021

 The Village of Bald Head Island
106 Lighthouse Wynd
 Bald Head Island, NC  28461


Automotive Mechanic – The Village of Bald Head Island is looking for a skilled mechanic to perform preventative maintenance and repairs on automotive, light, and heavy equipment.  Repair gasoline and diesel engines, motors, breaks, electrical and hydraulic systems. Perform State Inspections for Village vehicles.

HS diploma. Courses in mechanical or automotive repair and at least two years experience in automotive maintenance and repair work.  Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and/or Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to perform heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, 50 pounds of force frequently and 20 pounds of force constantly.  Special Requirement: Valid NC Drivers License and NC Vehicle Inspection license or ability to obtain.

Hiring range: $44,498 – $51,511 based on experience and certifications. Excellent benefit package.

To apply: Please submit a Village application available online at www.villagebhi.org. Village of Bald Head Island, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 3009 Bald Head Island NC 28461. Email: humanresources@villagebhi.org or FAX 910.401-1945

The Village follows and promotes all equal employment opportunities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, marital status, political affiliation, disability, genetic information, or on the basis of actual or perceived gender as expressed through dress, appearance, or behavior.

Application deadline: Open until filled


Village of Bald Head Island Postmaster – The Village of Bald Head Island is looking for an experienced manager to run the Island postal and packaging services postal services and supervise a staff of 3. This is a working supervisor position that requires someone willing to provide assistance serving the customers, putting up packages in addition to the administrative duties of managing a department. Strong communication skills and the ability to solve problems and seek solutions for a win-win outcome effectively and efficiently. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to work with a team of individuals who strive every day to do their best.

HS diploma and 3 to 5 years experience with postal service prefer some business college courses and previous supervisory experience. Must possess a valid NC driver’s license and be able to perform work exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and up to 20lbs frequently. Pre-employment drug test required. This position is physical in nature with periods of standing, stooping, lifting, and moving packages.

Hiring range: $46,723 – $49,059 based on qualifications. Excellent benefit package.

To apply: Please submit a Cover letter, resume, and application available online at www.villagebhi.org. Village of Bald Head Island, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 3009 Bald Head Island NC 28461. Email: humanresources@villagebhi.org or FAX 910.401-1945

The Village follows and promotes all equal employment opportunities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, marital status, political affiliation, disability, genetic information, or on the basis of actual or perceived gender as expressed through dress, appearance, or behavior.

Application deadline: Open until filled


Public Safety Officer Paramedic – PSO Paramedics are responsible for performing work in the areas of fire suppression, law enforcement, emergency medical and rescue services to protect the lives and property of the Village and residents and visitors of Bald Head Island. 

Responds to calls, patrol the Village and Island providing services in law enforcement, firefighting, emergency medical response and water rescue. good judgment, initiative and calm control when performing duties.  When dealing with the public must possess good communication skills and the ability to be tact and decisive in all interactions.  Employees typically work a 24.5-hour shift working 1 day on and 3 days off.   

HS graduation or equivalent supplemented by training courses in law enforcement, firefighting and certified as a Paramedic with considerable knowledge of public safety work.  Special requirements: valid Class B NCDL.  Before assignment to sworn duties, must have completed at least the minimum requirements established by the NC Justice Training and Standards Commission for certified law enforcement officers. Paramedic Certification and approved to practice by the County Medical Director and Firefighter I & II Certification.  Physical requirements: must be able to perform heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 50 pounds of force frequently and /or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.  Must possess the visual acuity to operate a vehicle and distinguish details and differences when observing people, places, or things. 

The Village offers a very competitive benefit package including employer contribution to a 401k plan and NC Local Government Retirement plan. 

Public Safety Paramedic:  Salary range based on qualifications $46,723 – $49,059 

To apply: Please submit a Cover letter, resume, and application available online at www.villagebhi.org.  Village of Bald Head Island, Attn:  Human Resources, PO Box 3009 Bald Head Island NC 28461. Email: humanresources@villagebhi.org or FAX 910-401-1945 

The Village follows and promotes all equal employment opportunities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, marital status, political affiliation, disability, genetic information, or on the basis of actual or perceived gender as expressed through dress, appearance or behavior. 

Application deadline:  Open until filled.