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(828) 349-2020

Pam Farmer, HR Coordinator
(828) 349-2595


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* NC State Application
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Submit PD-107 to:

Department of Commerce
NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue Franklin, N.C.

Mail to:
5 West Main Street
Franklin NC 28734

Email to: thomas.brownback@nccommerce.com

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Macon County Human Resources
Job Listings

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. 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: Macon County Department of Social Services
Processing Assistant III - Switch Board & Reception Back up
Salary Grade 21
Salary Range $25,283.18
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
The purpose of this position is to greet customers and visitors by telephone in a pleasant and professional manner, evaluate their requests, direct callers to proper caseworker, or supervisor. This position involves clerical duties serving the agency and must be flexible and able to prioritize workloads and requests.

Public contact is required to give information in person and by telephone. Basic duties may include a combination of the following but not limited to: maintaining records; receiving, screening, reviewing and verifying documents; searching for and compiling information and data; providing a source of information on the activities of the organization; disbursement of mail, filing and preparing and/or verifying the validity of documents.

These functions are performed in combination and usually require the use of a variety of office equipment systems and related technology, and/or automated systems and related technology including but not limited to the agency switchboard, computer programs and scanners.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Good time management skills and flexibility a necessity.
  • Significant knowledge or office or work unit procedures, methods and practices.
  • Ability to learn and apply department rules and regulations in the performance of assigned duties.
  • Ability to learn programs and services and apply this knowledge in problem-solving and responding to questions and inquires.
  • Ability to use judgment in coordinating and monitoring office procedures and workflow as required by position.
  • Ability to use courtesy and tact in performing public contact and communication duties.
  • Ability to be resourceful in gathering and giving program information.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from High School and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least one year experience of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Computer experience required.

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 by the stated closing date and time.

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


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 DSS. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Animal Control Officer I
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade: 23
Salary Range: $27,874
Closing date: February 16, 2018 at noon

Responsibilities
This position involves protective, preventive, and investigative work in enforcing animal control laws and regulations within the county.

Work involves the patrolling of designated areas of the county noting violations of animal control laws, warning citizens of violations, and picking-up and/or otherwise controlling stray animals, responding to and investigating complaints by citizens and attempting to resolve problems by informing all concerned as to the appropriate laws and regulations and negotiating satisfactory action or compliance.

Work includes the control of animals by the use of physical force, traps, tranquilizer guns, etc. Employees will assist at the animal control shelter, as necessary, in the care of animals. Employees may organize and direct rabies vaccination clinics and provide information on all animal control programs.

Work consists of a 40 hour work week - generally 8-5 Monday through Friday. Modification of hours is required to cover after hours call, weekend and after hours shelter operations, assist in the event of a public health emergency, etc.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
Applicants must have a working knowledge of public health rabies control laws, animal collection and disposal methods and, laws and regulations relating to animal control.

Considerable ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the public, and ability to read, interpret, and explain rules, regulations and procedures is necessary. Applicants must have skill in the use of physical means, tranquilizer guns, and toxic chemicals used in capturing and destroying animals.

Graduation from high school and three years of experience in law enforcement including two years as an animal control officer; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

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.

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


Position: Public Health Dental Assistant II
Macon County Public Health
Salary: Grade 23, $27,874.08
Closing date: Until filled

Responsibilities:
Position entails dental assisting work including but not limited to: assisting dental provider, developing and mounting X-rays, maintaining dental equipment and supplies, sterilization, inventory control, providing education to clients, and other related duties. Employee will work primarily with adults.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
Minimum qualifications are completion of an approved ADA dental assistant program; full-time employment as a chair side assistant for 2 years of the preceding 5 years and allowed to perform the functions as a dental assistant under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist, and other requirements of the NC Board of Dental Examiners, X-ray training consistent with NC General Statutes

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 with NC Works at 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 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.

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: Mobility Coordinator
Macon County Transit
Grant-funded position - employment is contingent upon availability of grant funds (applied for annually)
Salary: $29,268
Closing date: Until Filled

Macon County is accepting applications for the position of Mobility Coordinator for the Transit Services Department.

This position is hired and supervised as a Macon County employee. However, the employee will work in Macon and Swain Counties, working jointly with two transit systems and their ridership, general public, leadership, and elected officials when necessary. Ability to travel is required.

The mobility manager in a transportation organization serves the general public through conceptualization, planning, developing and operating programs that respond to and influence the demands of the market. Work involves developing policies and goals under the direction of the Transit Director. This position is responsible to improve business and community support for the transportation organization. It will require the development and distribution of information that explains how to utilize the available resources in meeting the diverse travel needs of the market it serves.

Job duties and working hours will vary according to needs of the Transit Department.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops and directs the design, production and distribution of specific marketing materials directed at employers, employees, human service agencies and other entities, as well as the general public;
  • Develops a one-stop transportation traveler call center to coordinate transportation information on all travel modes and to manage eligibility requirements and arrangements for customers among supporting programs
  • Develops travel training - new training programs for individual users on awareness, knowledge, and skills of public and alternative transportation options available in their communities. This includes travel instruction and travel training services. Is familiar with technological advances that increase travel options and/or convenience;
  • Serves as the liaison/ salesperson to community leaders in an effort to demonstrate how transportation enhances economic development;
  • Provides direct outreach to area employers and employment agencies to gain support for employer and employee transit programs;
  • Researches, develops and writes grant applications for future funding;
  • Develops potential for future expansion of transit options across municipal boundaries;
  • Plans and coordinates special promotional events and activities related to general public transportation;
  • Makes public presentations on the benefits of mobility management for the community;
  • Builds supportive community networks;
  • Develops new ways to remove barriers for transportation to and from jobs and employment support services for individuals with disabilities in rural areas.
  • Develop goals and objectives for sustainability and growth of the Mobility Coordinator program.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, methods of data collection, technical writing, and data analysis
  • Thorough knowledge of developing objectives, programs, policies and procedures
  • Thorough knowledge of business English and arithmetic
  • Some knowledge of state and federal grant programs related to public transit
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and accurately orally and in writing; ability to prepare and present reports
  • Ability to prepare and maintain complex financial records, ability to collect, summarize and present detailed information
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, subordinates, other employees and general public.
  • Advanced knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communication, business, public administration, transportation planning, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

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 Transit. 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: Bilingual Lifestyle Coach
Minority Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) Grant

Alliance Staffing
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Closing date: Open Until Filled

Responsibilities:

    The purpose of the MDPP initiative is to create healthier communities by:
  • Engaging at risk populations for participation in Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPP)
  • Screening at risk populations for pre-diabetes
  • Referring to Diabetes Prevention Programs
  • Offering the Diabetes Prevention Program to minority communities in Region 1
The primary purpose of this position is engage, screen and deliver the Diabetes Prevention Program that includes the CDC curricula "Prevenga el T2" to Hispanic communities within the region.

The curriculum consists of 16 core sessions (held weekly for 16-26 weeks) and a minimum of 6 post-core sessions (held monthly for the remainder of the year). Lifestyle Coaches are affiliated with an organization that is a CDC-recognized provider (or for which recognition is pending) of the National Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle change program.

Lifestyle Coaches support participants by providing information, encouraging progress, and working with the group to address any challenges or barriers that arise. The ability to communicate basic health, nutrition, and fitness principles is ideal; however, Lifestyle Coaches do not need to be health care professionals - ideal candidates must be effective facilitators and support the group process as it relates to lifestyle and behavior change.

Key Job Duties:

  • Provide technical assistance related to local MDPPs throughout the region
  • Deliver the CDC evidence-based curriculum (Prevent T2/Prevenga el T2) as it was designed within the Hispanic community in Macon County in a way for participants to make and sustain positive lifestyle changes (i.e. Lifestyle Coach can add his/her personal strengths as a coach and provide culturally relevant examples of food, types of physical activity, barriers, etc. but should not alter the key message of the curriculum)
  • Prepare for each session (i.e. review lesson plan as it is outlined in the CDC curriculum, provide feedback for participants on their food and activity trackers on a weekly basis)
  • Ensure participant and program data is entered into the MDPP database on a weekly basis
  • Participate in all mandatory NC DPH coach calls
  • Maintain an outreach log to track correspondence with MDPP participants who are unable to attend a class
  • Assist to coordinate screenings for prediabetes in Hispanic Communities
  • Refer at risk people to local DPP classes
  • Refer individuals with a diabetes diagnosis to a Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) program
  • Provide DPP classes with items and services to address participant barriers to participating in the DPP classes; including transportation, childcare, supplies, etc.
  • Assist in administering an incentive program for participants
  • Complete required evaluation and program activities
  • Complete two-day Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Coach training as outlined in the most recently approved Division of Public Health Agreement Addendum

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Fluently speak and write in English and Spanish languages
  • Knowledge of the principles of behavior change and group facilitation
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and in front of a small group
  • Demonstrate ability to leverage group dynamics by facilitating and fostering relationships with and among participants
  • Ability to guide behavior change without prescribing personal actions or solutions
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people of varying ages, ethnicities, life experiences, etc.
  • Active listening skills
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Knowledge of basic health, nutrition, and fitness principles

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
Graduation from High School and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least one year experience of working in a community based setting, preferably in healthcare

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


Position: Processing Assistant III
Alliance Staffing
Location; Franklin, NC
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
Employees in this position must have excellent keyboard skills; be proficient in Word and Excel; and, be capable of handling financial transactions with the general public. Knowledge and experience with HIS is a plus. General duties include filing, typing, processing paperwork, verifying income and residency documentation, phone skills, data entry, and working with clinic patients.

Must have organizational skills and must be flexible and able to prioritize workloads and requests. This clerical position requires good communication skills and ability to work with people with courtesy and tact, as direct patient contact is a requirement. Must have ability to screen communications based on predetermined guidelines to independently respond to route inquiries. Must have ability to compile information based on general guidelines. Some lifting will be required.

General work hours are Monday through Friday (40 hrs per week) with some early morning or occasional evening and/or weekend work required to meet the public health needs of the community.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • General knowledge of office or work unit procedures, methods and practices.
  • General knowledge of and ability to use correct spelling, punctuation and specialized vocabulary; ability to proofread.
  • General knowledge of office accounting and record keeping procedures, mathematics and their application in the work environment.
  • Ability to learn and apply a variety of guidelines.
  • Ability to use a variety of office equipment.
  • Ability to work with people with courtesy and tact.
  • Ability to screen communications based on predetermined guidelines to independently respond or route inquiries.
  • Ability to record and compile information based on general guidelines.
  • Ability to gather and give information and instructions regarding the work process or procedures.
  • Ability to balance and reconcile figures.
  • May require ability to coordinate work of other support staff, student workers or volunteers.
  • Ability to learn to use specialized office equipment.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledges, skills and abilities gained through at least one year of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

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


Position: Macon County Public Health
Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (Community Health Assistant)
Salary Grade: 17
Salary Range:$9.25 per hour. This is a part-time position (up to 19 hours per week) with no benefits.
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
Employee will serve as a role model and support person for pregnant women and new mothers. The employee will provide education and support to women who plan to breastfeed or are currently breastfeeding including: providing support and encouragement to prenatal and breastfeeding women participating in the WIC Program; assisting breastfeeding specialist in teaching classes on breastfeeding; visiting women in the hospital and at home; leading breastfeeding support group meetings; counseling women on basic lactation management; being an advocate for breastfeeding women in the health care system, community and work places; and, being a partner with health care professionals to promote breastfeeding.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

  • Demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills, and abilities as stated above through at least one year of experience in performing similar tasks in a hospital, clinic, nursing home, medical corps, or other medical treatment program.
  • Breastfed an infant
  • A current or past WIC
  • Occasional evening and/or weekend work required.

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Applicants must register with NC Works at 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: Medical Office Assistant
Macon County Public Health / NC Alliance for Public Health Agencies
Salary: $26,547
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
Employees in this contract position will perform a variety of tasks including clerical, sub-professional health services, and nursing tasks. Tasks involve recording and maintain patient data, assisting physicians and nurses with standard nursing and laboratory functions, documenting services in an electronic health record, communication via multiple media with patients, medical providers, referral sources, pharmacies, etc.

Proficiency in keyboard and communication skills and ability to follow written and oral instruction is necessary. Some lifting of patients may be required. General work hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with some early morning or occasional evening and/or weekend work required to meet the public health needs of the community.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Some knowledge of common health and safety precautions in working in local health departments.
  • Ability to work with staff and patients, under supervision, as set up by departmental policies.
  • Ability to maintain clerical records and to compile reports from these records.
  • Ability to use sound judgment and empathy in dealing with patients.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

  • Graduation High school or General Educational Development diploma, completion of a one-year formal training course in medical office assisting at a community college or technical institute; or High school or General Educational Development diploma and a combination of one year of clerical and health/dental related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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: 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: Public Health Nurse II - School Nurse
Macon County Public Health
Salary: Grade 33, $37,685 - 10 Month Position
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
This position is responsible for partnering with the other school nurses to assure that school health nursing services are delivered in assigned schools. Duties will include scheduling health screenings, reviewing health and immunization records, developing health care plans for children with chronic illnesses, provide case management for students with chronic illness, conducting home visits as needed, monitoring schools for epidemiological issues, providing resources for parents in the community for assistance, provide emergency care as required, and serve as a resource for education for teachers.

Hours of work are generally 8:00a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours. School holidays are generally observed as long as employee has accumulated leave time.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Considerable knowledge of, and skill in, the application of nursing theory, practice, principles, and techniques employed in the field of public health and related programs;
  • Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply the principles and practices of public health;
  • Knowledge of available resources and organizations and the ability to coordinate these as needed;
  • General knowledge of current social and economic problems relating to public health, including health disparities;
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and oversee the work of others;
  • Ability to deal tactfully with others and to exercise good judgment in appraising situations and making decisions;
  • Ability to work in partnership with patients and with other service providers to elicit needed information and to maintain effective working relationships;
  • Ability to record accurately services rendered and to interpret and explain records, reports, and medical instructions;
  • Adequate computer skills to allow communication, patient record documentation, and accessing of information.
  • Knowledge of growth and development of school age children; knowledge of common pediatric illness

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and one year of Public Health Nursing experience; or Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience including one year of Public Health Nursing experience
  • A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the NC Board of Nursing.
  • Certification in School Health Nursing or ability to obtain certification within three years of employment

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 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 Public Health. 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: Public Health Nurse II (Part-Time - no benefits)
Macon County Public Health Center
Salary: Grade 33, $21.83 per hour (16 hours per week max / 40% position)
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
This position requires intermediate level professional nursing work in a local public health center. Ability to independently demonstrate and implement techniques of nursing care and outreach the community as needed.
This position serves as a nurse for the Care Coordination for Children (CC4C) and Child Health programs. CC4C services will be provided to consumers in their home, medical provider's office, health department, or other setting and are primarily related to case management services to children ages 0-5 who are at risk or diagnosed with special needs.

Services involve evaluating the consumer's situation and life skills, developing a social history, psychosocial assessment, service plan and/or treatment plan and follow-up, outreach and referral. Employees address such problems as adjustment to illness or disability, financial concerns; socialization issues of the socially handicapped or those debilitated by situation or illness.

Employees may provide information to and confer with schools, natural parents and/or foster parents, DSS, CDSA, and Mental Health or other involved agencies or service providers on habilitation plans, behavior management, and other problem areas or needs.

Child Health services will be provided to consumers in the health department setting. Services will include overseeing the Child Health program, performing histories, assessments and exams on children from birth to age 21. Employee will assist in data collection and review of services to determine compliance with guidelines, best practices and funding arrangements.

Hours of work will be determined on availability of selected employee and clinic need equaling 16 hours per week.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of, and skill in, the application of nursing theory, practice, principles, and techniques employed in the field of public health and related programs
  • Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply the principles and practices of public health
  • Knowledge of available resources and organizations and the ability to coordinate these as needed
  • General knowledge of current social and economic problems relating to public health, including health disparities
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and oversee the work of others
  • Ability to deal tactfully with others and to exercise good judgment in appraising situations and making decisions
  • Ability to work in partnership with patients and with other service providers to elicit needed information and to maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to record accurately services rendered and to interpret and explain records, reports, and medical instructions
  • Adequate computer skills to allow communication, patient record documentation, and accessing of information

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and one year of Public Health Nursing experience or, Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience.
  • A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the NC Board of Nursing.

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 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 Public Health. 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

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Position: Nurse Practitioner / Physician Extender II
Macon County Public Health / NC Alliance for Public Health Agencies
Salary $71,000
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

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All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


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.

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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.

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All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check