Ferry Division to host career fair

Published 9:39 am Friday, February 9, 2024

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WASHINGTON – People are welcome to attend a career fair Feb. 12 in Beaufort County to learn about starting a rewarding new career with the North Carolina Ferry Division.

The career fair, hosted by the Ferry Division and NC Works, will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the NC Works Career Center, 1502 N. Market St., Washington.

Applications will be accepted for current and future positions at all experience levels, including entry-level parking lot attendants, office staff, shipyard tradespeople and experienced boat captains. Temporary 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
•Recruitment bonuses
•Retirement benefits
•Paid vacation, holidays and sick leave

People interested in attending the job fair should bring resumes, references and supporting documents. Representatives from the Ferry Division will be on hand to explain the various positions available and opportunities for advancement.

The Beaufort County career fair is the second of five to be held across eastern North Carolina. The first was held Feb. 7 in Shallotte. Others will be held at the NC Works Career Center in Wilmington Feb. 21; the NC Works Career Center in Morehead City Feb. 28; and the College of the Albemarle in Manteo March 6.

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 252-463-7027.