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Macon County Human Resources
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Macon County Government is dedicated to hiring and retaining progressive, well-qualified and motivated employees. We offer equitable salaries and excellent benefits to talented, competent individuals who can contribute to County Government through their employment. Outstanding professional service to the public is our goal.

Macon County provides it's employees an exceptional health insurance benefit, paid life insurance, County matched Local Government Retirement, longevity pay, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, and numerous tax deferred savings and supplemental insurance plans.

If you feel you can contribute to our workforce in a positive way, please review the positions listed below.

All applications for employment are taken through the North Carolina Division of Workforce Solutions. Macon County does not accept applications from any other job-posting website.

If you have any questions about the positions listed below, or would like to apply, you may contact the Division of Workforce Solutions at (828) 369-9534, or access their web site at www.ncesc.com. You may also call Macon County Human Resources with inquiries at
(828) 349-2020 or email us - mdecker@maconnc.org.

Macon County is an ADA/AA Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.


Position: Social Worker Investigative/Assessment and Treatment (SW I/AT)
Position #: 211-40-3103
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Grade: 32 - $43,242.16
Closing Date: Until Filled

Description of Work:
This Social Worker will supply advanced, professional level casework providing protective, investigative, counseling and case management services for children who are at risk for neglect and/or abuse. This Social Worker works within a unit that provides immediate response to crisis situations for at-risk children in the most complex cases in the department.

Work involves investigation of alleged neglect and abuse, substantiation of the alleged neglect or abuse as prescribed by federal and state guidelines, providing expert testimony in court hearings, and following-up with case management and preventive services for clients.

This Social Worker will analyze situations and determine appropriate courses of action immediately or in short time spans and often under very stressful conditions. They may also provide group, family or individual treatment to clients of any age and any developmental, mental, medical, substance abuse, financial or family problem.

This Social Worker is also required to be on-call after hours every 11 weeks to respond to reports of child abuse, neglect or dependency, as well as to respond to calls concerning adults who are disabled and in need of protective services.

Minimum Education and Experience for Social Worker III

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of social work principles, techniques and practices and their applications to complex casework, treatment, and investigation of abuse or neglect of children
  • Thorough knowledge of policies and procedures as evidenced by the ability to cite the authority of federal and state law
  • Thorough knowledge of individual and group behavior, family dynamics, and medical, behavioral and/or psychosocial problems and their treatment theory.
  • Considerable knowledge of governmental and private organizations and resources in the community
  • Ability to interact and motivate a resistant involuntary client population and the public who may not agree with the laws, rules or policies of the process or the programs
  • Ability to prepare documentation such as written investigative reports for the court, case records and treatment plans
  • Ability to testify as an expert witness
  • Ability to employ advanced case management interview techniques to establish a supportive relationship and involve families in the initial assessment for the need of services
  • Ability to quickly assess the risks and safety of the client environment during daylight hours, after dark and in high crime areas
  • Ability to employ expert negotiation skills in the most complex cases
  • Ability to analyze and assess child development safety issues in relation to risk factors
  • Ability to analyze tense family situations and make decisions about removing children when the decision has to be made with limited direct information and limited access to consultation
  • Ability to communicate effectively and establish supportive client relationships
  • Ability to perform manual work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

  • Master's degree from an accredited school of social work and one year of social work experience or
  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of social work and two years of social work or counseling experience or
  • Master's degree in a counseling field and two years of social work or counseling experience or
  • A four-year degree in a human services field or related curriculum and three years of social work or counseling experience or
  • Graduation from a four-year college or university and four years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling or a related human service field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work or community organization or
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience. One year of work experience can be credited for completion of the social work collaborative. May consider qualified work against status at lower salary and grade.
  • First preference will be given to applicants who meet minimum education and experience requirments and who have completed the North Carolina Child Welfare Pre-Service Training Curriculum or applicants who meet minimum education and experience and who have completed the Child Welfare Services in NC for BSW Students course.

A TRANSCRIPT OF THE HIGHEST DEGREE OBTAINED IS REQUIRED.

How to Apply
A State application PD 107* and if needed PD-107 Continuation Job Sheet must be submitted to NC Works at 5 West Main street, Franklin, NC 28734. Please include three references and an email address.

Division of Workforce Solutions - NC Works
Court House Annex
5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Administrative Assistant I
Macon County Public Health
Grade: 25
Salary $30,731.22
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
The position serves as an Administrative Assistant for the Office of the Health Director. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to assisting the Health Director and Assistant Health Director by:

  • Provides confidential executive level support in matters pertaining to: Personnel management; development of policies and procedures; contract negotiations; meeting minutes; complaint resolution; employee payroll and legal proceedings.
  • Manages schedules and maintains files for recurring meetings/conferences
  • Scheduling and arranging meetings
  • Makes travel arrangements and completes reimbursement forms/requests
  • Composes/drafts: Contracts, memos, policies and procedures, and assorted other materials
  • Monitors and coordinates the processing of Department contracts
  • Assists with monitoring of Department productivity standards
  • Assists with monitoring of Administrative Policy - maintains Department Administrative Policy Manual
  • Interacts professionally with Board of Health, Board of County Commissioners, County Manager, other county department directors and community partners and/or stakeholders

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
  • Completion of high school or equivalent and four years of progressively responsible secretarial or clerical/administrative/office management experience; or completion of a two-year secretarial science or business administration program and two years of progressively responsible secretarial or clerical/administrative, office management experience; or completion of a four-year program in a college or university preferably with major emphasis on coursework in business administration, public administration, or other related field.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint desired.

    How to Apply
  • Applicants must register online or in person with www.ncworks.gov*.NC Works.
  • Submit A State application (PD-107)* and, if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet.
  • Applicants must include 3 references with their contact information and the applicants valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant.
  • A resume and college transcript must be attached to the completed PD-107
  • No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Public Health.
  • A criminal background check will be completed before hiring.

**Registration and PD-107 are required and may be obtained from and submitted to NC Works on or before the closing date.

Division of Workforce Solutions - NC Works
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Franklin, N.C.
Mailing Address : 5 West Main Street, Franklin NC 28734

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.
All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: Equipment Operator
Macon County Solid Waste Department
Salary Grade 24
Minimum Salary: $29,268.20
Closing date: October 4, 2019

General Definition of Work:
Performs intermediate semiskilled work operating recycling collection and transport equipment, changing containers and transporting recycling to disposal site, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Recycling Coordinator

Qualification Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Essential Functions:

  • Operates transfer truck and heavy construction equipment to transport recyclable materials and containers to landfill, collection sites or other disposal locations.
  • Places trailers and containers at collection centers and commercial sites.
  • Checks fluid levels, tires, fuel, etc. prior to and after operation of equipment.
  • Washes and cleans out equipment; maintains the appearance of the facility and surrounding area.
  • Directs customers to appropriate dumping site; screens and removes contaminants from loads.
  • Operates various vehicles and equipment such as a bob cat, dump truck, back hoe, tractor, etc.
  • Removes freon from appliances.
  • Crushes and loads glass; assists with monitoring and sorting recyclables, hazardous, or banned materials into baler.
  • Assists with the cleaning and maintenance of the centers

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • General knowledge of the operation and servicing of automotive equipment
  • General knowledge of traffic laws and regulations governing equipment operation
  • General knowledge of safe driving practices and occupational hazards of the work
  • Skill in the care and operation of medium to heavy automotive equipment
  • Ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions
  • Ability to detect signs of the mechanical failure of the automotive and packing equipment
  • Ability to read and write
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in the operation of heavy and automotive equipment, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements:
This work requires the frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and reaching with hands and arms, frequently requires climbing or balancing, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and tasting or smelling;

Work requires distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception and peripheral vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels;

Work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities;

Work frequently requires exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to the risk of electrical shock, exposure to vibration and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; Work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

Special Requirements:
Valid commercial driver's license in the State of North Carolina,

How to Apply
A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the

NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Mailing address: 5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Macon County Department of Social Services
Community Social Services Assistant at Senior Services - Crawford Center
Salary Range: PRN Position $10.00 per hour
Closing date: October 3,2019

RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The primary purpose of the Community Social Services Assistant is to perform a variety of duties in daily operation of an adult day care program for aged and disabled adults.
  • Leads clients in various activities in accordance with daily schedule; may substitute activities based on observation of clients and their response and level of functioning each day
  • Provides feedback to supervisor on clients' needs and recommends program/activities for futures; assists in determining needs daily through interaction and observation
  • Prepares snacks and serves meals
  • Interacts with family when they bring clients to and pick up from the center; provides an outlet and listens to concerns and problems they are encountering and assists in helping them deal with effects of aging; share continuing concerns and problems with supervisor
  • Completes quarterly records on client's level of functioning, behavior changes, participation in activities and changes in person care assistance required
  • Assists clients with personal needs; assistance may be provided with personal hygiene
  • Provides assistance such as cutting up food, escorting to the bathroom and community living skills changing depends; assists with hand washing and cleans up accidents
  • Administers medications provided by family member or caregiver that is in original containers according to times specified
  • Attends required training courses and workshops

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Basic knowledge of the social, economic, and environmental conditions of clients to be served
  • Working knowledge of basic household tasks and management functions and ability to teach to others
  • Working knowledge of and ability to enlist the aid of available community resources
  • Skill in basic reading, writing, and simple mathematics
  • Ability to establish rapport and relate to population served and a variety of service disciplines (social workers, doctors, teachers) and community businesses
  • Ability to prepare and maintain simple reports of activities
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in appraising situations
  • Ability to verbally communicate findings.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Demonstrated possession of knowledges, skills, and abilities gained through at least one year of experience in performing tasks similar to the ones assigned.

SELECTION PROCEDURES:
A screening committee will review applications to select the best qualified applicants to be interviewed.

How to Apply
A State application PD 107* and if needed, PD 107 continuation job sheet must be submitted to DWS (NC WORKS) at the address below.

NC Works,
5 West Main St, Franklin, N.C, 28734
Three references and an e-mail address must be included with the application.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.
All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: Administrative Assistant I
Macon County Housing Dept
Part-time (not to exceed 19 hours per week)
Salary: $11.53 /hr

Job Summary:
As Administrative Assistant I, you will help ensure that the office runs smoothly and efficiently. Your clerical and administrative support will assist office personnel and optimize workflow. You need to be comfortable being the primary point of contact for all manners of inquiries and requests.

Other responsibilities will include organizing and maintaining files, supplies, and equipment. The ideal candidate for this position can prioritize tasks and is motivated to complete work with minimal supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to calls, emails, and routine letters; direct inquiries to the appropriate person
  • Manage schedules and calendars; arrange, coordinate, and schedule meetings; prepare meeting documents
  • Coordinate conferences; complete conference registrations for company employees; make travel arrangements for office personnel
  • Purchase supplies for the office; track inventory of office supplies
  • Write and distribute routine correspondence and reports; compile data and prepare reports
  • Proofread and edit documents to ensure proper spelling and grammar as well as compliance with County and Department policy, recommend revisions as needed
  • Maintain updated contact information for company employees, suppliers, and customers; keep such information confidential
  • Read secretarial publications and attend workshops to improve skills
  • Fulfill other secretarial duties as assigned

Job Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Professional demeanor and attitude
  • Trustworthy, able to respect confidentiality
  • Familiarity with office organization techniques
  • Capable of multitasking; strong time management
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented
  • Strong writing ability
  • Excellent verbal communication
  • Proficient with computers, especially MS Office
  • High school diploma

Environment and Physical Abilities:

  • Sit for long periods of time
  • Prolonged work periods requiring viewing computer screens
  • Ability to lift objects weighing up to 15 pounds
  • Ability to speak and hear clearly

HOW TO APPLY: A State application PD 107* and if needed, PD 107 continuation job sheet must be submitted to DWS (NC WORKS) at the address below.

You must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. No resumes will be considered, but may be attached to PD107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Housing. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring.

Division of Workforce Solutions - NC Works
Court House Annex
5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Nurse Practitioner / Physician Extender II
Macon County Public Health / NC Alliance for Public Health Agencies
Salary $40.00/hour
Closing date: Open Until Filled

Responsibilities:
Employee will perform physical assessments, diagnosis, treatment and counseling in the clinical areas. Serves as the primary provider within the health department. Priority clinics include Primary Care, Family Planning, Adult Health, Child Health, Communicable Disease and STD clinics.

Must be approved to practice medical acts by the appropriate State Board. Approval to practice medical acts includes giving a medical diagnosis, and prescribing medications outlined in the approved formulary. Employee will practice under the Medical Director who is ultimately responsible for the employees' medical practice; supervision from the physician includes a set of mutually agreed to patient care protocols and medical guidelines with the physician immediately available by telephone or physically, if needed, for consultation.

Hours of work are generally 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of techniques of interviewing, medical and relevant history taking, principles and practices of general medicine and disease states as they relate to the area of work;
  • Thorough knowledge of health appraisal tools, laboratory tests and findings, medication, and therapeutic procedures as relate to the area of work;
  • Thorough knowledge and ability to plan a regime of care based on assessment and findings;
  • Considerable knowledge of available resources and appropriate referral methods.
  • Skills in performing clinical functions.
  • Skill in assisting with routine surgical procedures.
  • Ability to examine patients and detect abnormalities;
  • Ability to record accurately and completely all information necessary to evaluate and plan care and to convey this to the treatment team;
  • Ability to communicate orally;
  • Ability to teach and counsel individuals, families and groups in areas of health maintenance, preventive medicine, and care of the sick;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and to gain the confidence of patients and families and work effectively with them;
  • Some ability to plan and conduct in-service training programs.
  • Ability to use a computer and document in Electronic Health Record.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and the North Carolina Medical Board and one year of experience as a Physician Extender. Applicants may be eligible for loan re-payment or assistance.

How to Apply
Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER
All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: Public Health Dental Hygienist I
Macon County Public Health
Salary: Grade 33 $45,404.06
Closing date: Untill Filled

Responsibilities:
Provides authorized functions as specified by the NC Board of Dental Examiners for a Dental Hygienist. Performs technical dental work in examining, cleaning, prophylaxis, application of preventive procedures, provides instruction on the general care of the teeth, recommends measures for the prevention of dental disease and assists the dentist in planning and carrying out dental health programs.

Hours of work are generally 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday with occasional evening & weekend hours.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Considerable knowledge of and skill in the application of the techniques and practices of dental hygiene.
  • Ability to secure the cooperation of the patient and to elicit required information
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, and to interpret and maintain records and reports
  • Ability to deal tactfully with the public and to exercise good judgment in appraising situations and making decisions
  • Ability to work with other professional and support personnel in the performance of duties typical of the dental hygienist and assisting with other duties which may be of a lesser complexity.
  • Ability to work with children.

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
  • Graduation from an approved two-year program of dental hygiene.
  • Licensed to practice as a dental hygienist in North Carolina.
  • Certified as a Public Health Dental Hygienist desired.

How to Apply

  • Applicants must register online or in person with NC Works. www.ncworks.gov*.
  • Applicants must submit a State application (PD-107)* and, if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet in person at the address below on or before the closing date.
  • Applications must include 3 references with their contact information.
  • Applications must include a valid email address for the applicant as all correspondence from the employer to the applicant will be electronic through email.

Resumes will not be considered but may be attached to PD-107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Public Health. A criminal background check will be completed before hiring.

Division of Workforce Solutions - NC Works
Court House Annex
5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.


Position:Public Health Dentist I
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade: Grade 47, $138,000
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
This position includes managing dental operations, supervising and training dental assistants, supervision of dental hygienists and the performing of general dentistry. Work requires independent professional responsibility and is performed under the general supervision of the Population Health Section Administrator.

Hours of work are generally 7:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday through Thursday with occasional evening & weekend hours.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of modern dentistry and recent developments in the field of dentistry.
  • Some knowledge of community health problems.
  • Ability to perform dental work and treatments involved in the control of mouth diseases among adults.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with community partners and agencies.
  • Ability to perform dental work of a professional and independent nature.
  • Ability to supervise and train dental staff.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

  • Graduation from an approved school of dentistry and license to practice dentistry in North Carolina.
  • Loan Repayment and/or Incentives may be available to selected candidate.

Selection Procedures
A screening committee will review applications to select the best qualified applicants to be interviewed. Interviews will include a structured panel interview consisting of generally three (3) panelist AND a skills test.

How to Apply

  • Applicants must register online or in person with DWS (NC Works). www.ncworks.gov*.
  • Submit a State application (PD-107)* and, if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet
  • Complete job skills testing with NC Works.
  • Applicants must include 3 references with their contact information and the applicants valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant.
  • Resumes will not be considered but may be attached to PD-107.
  • No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Public Health.
  • A criminal background check will be completed before hiring.


**Registration and PD-107 are required and may be obtained from and submitted to NC Works on or before the closing date.

Division of Workforce Solutions - NC Works
Court House Annex
5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.


Position: Recreation Maintenance Worker (Part Time)
Macon County Recreation Department
Salary : $8/ per hour 19 hours per week
Closing date: Until Filled

General Statement of Duties:
Performs routine unskilled and semi-skilled manual work in recreational facilities, athletics fields, and parks maintenance. Night and weekend work is required.

Distinguishing Features of the Class:
Employees in this class perform manual labor involving a variety of parks and recreational maintenance tasks. Work involves the use of a variety of tools and light equipment.

Work includes performing horticultural practices in the parks, repairing playground equipment, preparing athletic fields, and cleaning and maintaining recreational buildings. The employees are subject to working in both inside and outside environments and exposure to various hazards such as loud noises, vibration, moving mechanical parts, electrical current, and chemicals.

Duties may expose employees to human body fluids and thus the work is subject to OSHA requirements on bloodborne pathogens. Work is performed under supervision of the Park and Recreation Maintenance Supervisor and is evaluated through observation and inspection to determine the thoroughness in carrying out assigned duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    Essential Duties and Task
  • Cleans recreational facilities and sets up rooms in the Community Center.
  • Prepares athletics fields for sports and team events; mows, drags, and lines ball fields.
  • Cleans parks, picks up trash, and cleans bathrooms.
  • Mows grass, runs weed eaters, plants grass and trees, and performs other horticultural practices in the parks.
  • Rakes and mulches leaves; trims shrubbery and hedges; edges sidewalks and drives.
  • Maintains cleaning or grounds equipment.
  • Assists in the maintenance of picnic shelters and playground equipment.

    Additional Job Duties
  • Sets up rooms for various meetings and activities.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Recruitment and Selection Guidelines:

    Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities
  • Working knowledge of the methods and techniques applied in unskilled manual labor and semi-skilled maintenance work.
  • Working knowledge of the standard practices, material, tools, and equipment utilized in the maintenance of buildings and of grounds.
  • Working knowledge of standard hand tools, operation of light equipment, and materials used in assigned work.
  • Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and applicable safety precautions associated with assigned work.
  • Some knowledge of basic horticultural, carpentry, plumbing, and custodial practices.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a team member, work productively without close supervision, and respond courteously to citizens.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific oral and written instructions

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motions. Must be able to perform heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally; and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently; and/or up to 20 pounds constantly to move objects. Must possess the visual acuity to operate light equipment such as the mowers and vacuum cleaners, and small trucks in a safe manner.

Desirable Education and Experience:
Ability to read and write and any combination of education and experience that produces the required knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above; preferably previous experience in general grounds or parks maintenance work.

Special Requirement:
Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license.

How to Apply
A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the
Division of Workforce Solutions
NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Franklin, N.C.
Mailing Address : 5 West Main Street, Franklin NC 28734
by the stated closing date and time.

Applicants must include 3 references with contact information and a valid personal email address as all correspondence from the employer to the applicant will be routed electronically. Resumes will not be considered.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.
All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: Part-time Summer Lifeguards / Swim Instructors
Macon County Parks and Recreation
Starting Salary : $8.00
Closing date: Until Filled

SUMMARY:
Approximately 25-30 hours a week. Watch swimmers, teach swim lessons, patrol pool deck, clean bathrooms and pick up trash in and around the pool area.

Main objective is to maintain a safe experience for patrons to the Macon County Veterans Memorial Recreation Park Pool.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency.
  • Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.
  • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service.
  • Teach swim lessons to various ages/abilities.
  • Performs various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned (cleaning locker rooms, working register/front gate/etc...).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Concern for safety and well-being of others.
  • Positive attitude and outlook.
  • Ability to seek and accept supervision and guidance.
  • Accepting of diversity in religions, ethnicity, culture, and race. Able to treat all patrons and staff fairly.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Must have, or be able to obtain, Lifeguarding Certification and
    CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures

How to Apply
A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the
Division of Workforce Solutions
NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Franklin, N.C.
Mailing Address : 5 West Main Street, Franklin NC 28734
by the stated closing date and time.

Applicants must include 3 references with contact information and a valid personal email address as all correspondence from the employer to the applicant will be routed electronically. Resumes will not be considered.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.
All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: EMT Intermediate
Department: Emergency Management
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Salary Grade 25: Salary Range: $30,731 - $46,097
Deadline for applications - Until Filled

General Definition of Work:
Performs intermediate skilled technical work providing Intermediate level emergency medical care, maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the EMT Paramedic Supervisor. Applications from Paramedic-level certificate holders will be accepted as well.

NOTE: There are two full-time openings available. Candidates with paramedic level certification are encouraged to apply.

Qualification Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions

  • Provides emergency and non-emergency care to residents and visitors of the County.
  • Operates equipment and administers first aid.
  • Transports victims to emergency care facility.
  • Documents findings.
  • Responds to emergency calls which might require advanced life support.
  • Provides emergency medical care in accordance with established guidelines and written and verbal instructions from physicians.
  • Determines extent of illness or injury and establishes priorities for required care.
  • Transmits vital patient information and telemetry data to receiving medical care facility.
  • Observes patient in route and administers additional care as needed.
  • Completes and files documentation on calls.
  • Inspects and performs preventive maintenance on assigned apparatus and equipment; assists in cleaning station and grounds.
  • Participates in continuing education activities and maintaining certification hours.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • General knowledge of the principles and techniques of emergency care, including diagnosis, proper treatment and automobile extraction and transportation
  • General knowledge of the reading of electrocardiograms
  • General knowledge of the principles of anatomy, physiology and chemistry in relation to the respiratory and circulatory systems
  • General knowledge of the street system and geography of the County
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to keep simple records and prepare reports
  • Ability to establish and maintain and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience High school diploma or GED and minimal experience as an Emergency Medical Technician/intermediate, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions.

Frequently requires stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires standing, walking, sitting, climbing or balancing and tasting or smelling.

Work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception, night vision and peripheral vision. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly.

Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound.

Work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities

Work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment, frequently requires exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and occasionally requires working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to the risk of electrical shock; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements Possession of North Carolina EMT Intermediate and CPR certifications upon hire. Valid driver's license in the State of North Carolina.

How to Apply:
Applicants must register with NC Works AND submit a * State application (PD-107) and, if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet. Registration and PD-107 are required and may be obtained from and submitted to NC Works either online at www.ncworks.gov or in person at the address below on or before the closing date. Applicants must include 3 references with their contact information and applicants valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant.

Resumes will not be considered but may be attached to PD-107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County EMS. A criminal background check will be completed before hiring.

NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Franklin, N.C.

Mailing Address :
Division of Workforce Solutions - NC Works
Court House Annex
5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: EMT Intermediate Part-time
Department: Emergency Management
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Salary; $11.20/ per hour
Deadline: Open Until Filled

General Definition of Work
Performs intermediate skilled technical work providing Intermediate level emergency medical care, maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the EMT Paramedic Supervisor. Applications from Paramedic-level certificate holders will be accepted as well.

Qualification Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions

  • Provides emergency and non-emergency care to residents and visitors of the County; operates equipment and administers first aid; transports victims to emergency care facility; documents findings.
  • Responds to emergency calls which might require advanced life support.
  • Provides emergency medical care in accordance with established guidelines and written and verbal instructions from physicians.
  • Determines extent of illness or injury and establishes priorities for required care.
  • Transmits vital patient information and telemetry data to receiving medical care facility.
  • Observes patient in route and administers additional care as needed.
  • Completes and files documentation on calls.
  • Inspects and performs preventive maintenance on assigned apparatus and equipment; assists in cleaning station and grounds.
  • Participates in continuing education activities and maintaining certification hours.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of the principles and techniques of emergency care, including diagnosis, proper treatment and automobile extraction and transportation; general knowledge of the reading of electrocardiograms; general knowledge of the principles of anatomy, physiology and chemistry in relation to the respiratory and circulatory systems; general knowledge of the street system and geography of the County; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to keep simple records and prepare reports; ability to establish and maintain and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED and minimal experience as an Emergency Medical Technician/intermediate, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements
This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force.

Work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions, frequently requires stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires standing, walking, sitting, climbing or balancing and tasting or smelling.

Work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception, night vision and peripheral vision.

Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound.

Work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment, frequently requires exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and occasionally requires working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to the risk of electrical shock.

Work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements
Possession of North Carolina EMT Intermediate and CPR certifications upon hire. Valid driver's license in the State of North Carolina.

How to Apply
A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the
Division of Workforce Solutions
NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Franklin, N.C.
Mailing Address : 5 West Main Street, Franklin NC 28734
by the stated closing date and time.

You must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. No resumes will be considered, but may be attached to PD-107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County EMS.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.
All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: Transit Operator / Part Time
Macon County Transit
Salary $10.00 per hour
Closing date: Until Filled

General Definition of Work
Performs intermediate semi-skilled work transporting citizens to designated sites, assisting with boarding and exiting vehicle, collecting fees, maintaining the vehicle, and related work as apparent or assigned.

Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Transit Operations Supervisor. Note: This is a seasonal position that will last from approximately mid-February of 2017 until late May of 2017. It will also have a fluctuating work week that will vary from 32 to 40 hours per week.

Qualification Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions:

  • Operates transit vehicle on an assigned route and schedule.
  • Performs daily inspections of vehicle; reports defects and/or maintenance needs.
  • sports citizens, children and the physically and mentally disabled to doctors, on business or shopping trips, outings, points of interest, employment and daycare; returns them to their homes.
  • Assists passengers entering and leaving the vehicle, when necessary; carries packages for passengers when necessary; operates wheel chair lift.
  • Collects fares and transfers; prepares trip records regarding fares, mileage, passengers, times, etc.
  • Provides information and directions to passengers and the general public.
  • Operates two-way radio and/or cell phone; reports unusual traffic conditions, bus condition, passenger emergencies or other problems.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Thorough knowledge of regional traffic rules and regulations
  • Thorough knowledge of the geography of the County
  • Ability to operate passenger vehicles and related equipment safely and efficiently
  • Ability to remain alert and to remain calm during periods of stress
  • Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the public
  • Ability to keep records and prepare reports
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language
  • Ability to perform simple math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
  • Ability to read maps
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in operating a public transportation vehicle and working with the public, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements:
This work requires the frequent exertion of up to 10 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 25 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and lifting.

Work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities.

Work regularly requires working near moving mechanical parts, frequently requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires exposure to extreme heat (non-weather), exposure to the risk of electrical shock, exposure to vibration and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

Special Requirements:
Drug and alcohol testing shall be conducted in accordance with local, State and/or Federal regulations. Valid commercial driver's license with P endorsement in the State of North Carolina, or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire.

How to apply:
A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the

NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue Franklin, N.C.
Mail to:
5 West Main Street
Franklin NC 28734

and must be submitted on or before the closing date. Please include 3 references with contact information and a valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant. Resumes will not be considered.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER
All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check