A forensic document examiner for the State Bureau of Investigation has been named director of the security office for the N.C. Education Lottery at an annual salary of $92,000.
Jerry C. Carter, who worked for the SBI for 20 years, also will be eligible for a bonus if the lottery starts by April 5, officials said in a news release Monday.
He's the first employee hired by the lottery's executive director, Tom Shaheen.
Carter has worked as a forensic document examiner for the SBI since 2001. Prior to that, he worked as a criminal and drug agent, special investigator and assistant special agent in charge. He also has served as a liaison between the SBI and the Attorney General's Office.
As director of the lottery's security office, Carter will oversee functions such as supervising background investigations, as well as the lottery drawings and instant ticket printing.