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Crystal Coast Economic Development

Find Workers

Health SciencesWhether you are expanding your existing Carteret County business, moving a business to the Crystal Coast, or starting a new enterprise, finding a first-class workforce is one of your highest priorities. Fortunately, Carteret County is in an advantageous position to attract workers because so many people want to live here.

Our proximity to Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point also provides access to a constant pipeline of separating Marines and dependents who are highly skilled and who possess the work ethic and soft skills that employers require.

Navigating workforce resource agencies can be challenging, and we are here to help.  There are a number of local resources available to employers at no cost. They include:

  • NCWorks Career Center — NCWorks Career Center is North Carolina’s one-stop shop for employers seeking workers and for workers seeking employment. The Carteret County NCWorks Career Center in Morehead City offers a suite of free services to employers and those seeking employment. Contact Bob Pyer, bob.pyer@nccommerce.com, (252) 726-7151 for assistance.
  • Carteret Community College — Carteret Community College offers a wide range of workforce services for employers. For more information about how Carteret Community College can help with your workforce and training needs. Contact Betsy DeCampo, Business and Industry Coordinator, Corporate and Community Education, decampob@email.carteret.edu, (252) 222-6116.
  • Carteret County Economic Development Department — The Economic Development Department of Carteret County government can assist you and your business in finding the workers you need to be successful in Carteret County. Administrative Officer Kristi Mroch (Kristi.Mroch@carteretcountync.gov, (252) 222-6121), is a workforce development specialist who can help connect you with the resources you need to meet your hiring requirements.
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Lindsay Gress

“NCWorks partners with employers throughout North Carolina to connect talent to jobs. Our Morehead City Career Center is available to all Carteret County businesses at no cost to provide a suite of resources to help match qualified candidates with the jobs new and expanding companies require. Through NCWorks, we can help you find, develop, and retain talented employees, from entry-level to experienced positions.”

Lindsay Gress

Regional Manager, NCWorks Career Center

Perry Harker

“Carteret Community College offers a wide array of services to support the employment needs of our local businesses. The College can provide customized training at no cost to employers, as well as certification programs and short courses specifically geared to the needs of local businesses. We also have a large and diverse catalogue of continuing education programs that are available to employees as well as the public at large.”

Perry Harker

Vice President of Corporate and Community Education, Carteret Community College