OCRACOKE – People on Ocracoke Island will have a chance to hop on board a rewarding new career as the North Carolina Ferry Division hosts a job fair Feb. 23 at the Ocracoke Community Center at 999 Irvin Garrish Highway.
The fair will run between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. The division will adhere to COVID safety protocols such as requiring social distancing and face coverings during the job fair.
Applications will be accepted for all positions at all experience levels, from entry-level parking lot attendants to experienced boat captains. Both temporary summer employment and full-time permanent positions are available.
Among the benefits of Ferry Division employment are:
- Competitive salaries
- Year-round, full-time permanent employment
- Shift housing available at some locations
- Health insurance
- Retirement benefits
- Paid vacation, holidays and sick leave
People interested in attending the job fair should bring resumes and supporting documents. Representatives from the Ferry Division will be on hand to explain the various positions available and opportunities for advancement.
The Ocracoke career fair is the fifth of six to be held across eastern North Carolina. The previous four were held in Elizabeth City, Morehead City, Greenville and Shallotte. The final job fair will be held March 2 in Hatteras.
To see jobs available with the Ferry Division, visit the state jobs website and search “Ferry.” Please continue to visit the site, as new ferry jobs are added regularly.
For more information, call 252-423-5100.