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NC - Carteret County narrows in on interview candidates as it looks to fill shore protection vacancy

EMERALD ISLE — Carteret County Beach Commission Chairperson Jim Normile said Monday county staff is close to interviewing candidates to replace County Shore Protection Office manager Greg Rudolph.

EMERALD ISLE — Carteret County Beach Commission Chairperson Jim Normile said Monday county staff is close to interviewing candidates to replace County Shore Protection Office manager Greg Rudolph.

Mr. Rudolph’s last day was Nov. 12.

Mr. Normile said there are a good number of applications for the position and the county “is doing due diligence” to determine which candidates to interview.

“We were slowed down by the holidays, but we’re working on it,” said Mr. Normile, an Emerald Isle town commissioner who will leave that elected position next week. “But we feel good about it.”

The ideal goal is to hire a replacement for Mr. Rudolph by the end of the calendar year, Mr. Normile said, although there’s little or no likelihood anyone hired can be on the job that soon.

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