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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. 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 (SW) III - Foster Care and Licensure
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Grade: 31 - $41,183.22
Closing Date: Until Filled

Description of Work:
Primary responsibilities of this position consist of case management duties for children who are placed in the legal and/or physical custody of the Department. The employee will evaluate the parents' or families' needs, abilities, resources, motivation, reaction to agency involvement and potential for positive change for the purpose of setting goals which are mutually developed by the Social Worker and the parent to remedy the condition which necessitated the department's involvement.

The Social Worker will perform a variety of services to ensure the safety and well-being needs of the child, such as but not limited to: assessing the child's needs to ensure appropriate placement and services; arranging for medical and mental health services; ensuring that the child's educational needs are met; developing and arranging community-based services to support the child and their family; involving the kinship network to provide planning, placement and other support for the child and family.

This social worker will be required to represent the department in court and legal matters and will be expected to prepare for and participate in court proceedings and work closely with the agency attorney. This position requires a significant amount of paperwork with an emphasis on detail, accuracy, and adherence to strict deadlines, especially relating to fiscal responsibilities.

This Social Worker is also responsible for providing assistance to our Licensure Social Worker in the recruitment, assessment, training and licensing of Macon County's Family Foster Homes. This worker will serve as co-trainer in facilitating MAPP training for all new Foster and Adoptive parents (MAPP is an in-depth, 30 hour curriculum required by NC State DHHS). The licensure process includes, but is not limited to, completing an in-depth assessment of the home and family situation, background checks and structural inspections of the home.

This Social Worker may be asked to complete Home Studies as court ordered or required through Inter-state Compact on the Placement of Children process, as well as inter-count requests, or kinship care assessments and monitoring these cases as needed. This employee is 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 application to complex casework, groupwork, and community problems.
  • Considerable knowledge of a wide range of medical, behavioral, and/or psychosocial problems and their treatment theory.
  • Considerable knowledge of family and group dynamics and a range of intervention techniques, governmental and private organizations, and resources in the community, laws, regulations, and policies which govern the program.
  • General knowledge of the methods and principles of casework supervision and training.
  • In certain settings, considerable knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment as they relate to decisions regarding clinical interventions and appropriate therapies based on medical or psychological diagnosis.
  • Skill in establishing rapport with a client and in applying techniques or assessing psychosocial, behavioral, and psychological aspects of client's problems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of case load and their families, as well as civic, legal, medical, social, and religious organizations.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

  • Master's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work
  • Bachelor's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and completion of the Child Welfare Collaborative
  • Bachelor's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and one year directly related experience
  • Master's degree in a human services field and one year of directly related experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university and two years directly related experience
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of directly related experience. 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 can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below or on-line (link upper left).
You must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. No resumes will be considered, but may be attached to the PD-107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County DSS.

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Social Worker Investigative/Assessment and Treatment (SW I/AT)
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 can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below or on-line (link upper left).
You must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. No resumes will be considered, but may be attached to the PD-107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County DSS.

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Community Social Services Assistant
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Range - Grade 19: $22,932.00
Closing date: Until Filled

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 participants in various activities in accordance with daily schedule; may substitute activities based on observation of participants and their response and level of functioning each day
  • Provides feedback to supervisor on participants' needs and recommends program/activities for futures; assists in determining needs daily through interaction and observation
  • Prepares snacks and serves meals
  • Interacts with family members or caregivers when dropping off and picking up participants from Center; listens to concerns and problems family members or caregivers are encountering and assists in helping them deal with effects of aging and/or memory loss;
  • Completes quarterly records on client's level of functioning, behavior changes, participation in activities and changes in personal care assistance required
  • Assists participants with personal needs; assistance with personal grooming, dressing, and hygiene may also be provided
  • Provides assistance with tasks such as cutting up food, escorting to the bathroom, assisting with community living skills, changing incontinence products and/or soiled clothing as needed; assists with hand washing and cleans up accidents
  • Administers medications provided by family member or caregiver that is in original containers according to prescription instructions
  • Attends required training courses and workshops

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of the social, economic, and environmental conditions of participants 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 (e.g., social workers, doctors, teachers, etc.) 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
  • Basic computer skills

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)* is required and if needed PD-107 continuation job sheet and must be submitted to the address below or online **

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. 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 DSS.

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


Position: Public Health Education Specialist
Macon County Public Health
Grade 28, $35,575
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
This position serves as the Program Integrity Coordinator for the department. The primary function of this position is to provide management oversight and leadership for Quality Assurance, Accreditation, Strategic Planning, Program Evaluation, Grants Review, Risk Communication, and Marketing.

This position reports to the Population Health Section Administrator and works in conjunction with the Health Director, Assistant Health Director, Medical Director and other Leadership Team Members to assure the delivery of best practices in public health care/service.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public health and public health education activities. General knowledge of modern educational theory and techniques in the field of public health education; journalistic principles and methods of preparing subject matter in the promotion of public health activities; and, display techniques and skill in the arrangement of exhibits.

Ability to work effectively with people on all educational levels and to maintain effective working relationships with local health departments, community agencies, and the public; and, ability to write and speak effectively and to stimulate interest and cooperation among various groups in carrying out a program in public health education.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
A Bachelor's degree in public health education and one year experience in public health education or related field or, a Bachelor's degree in a health-related field and two years experience in public health education; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

How to Apply

  • Applicants must register online or in person with NC Works. www.ncworks.gov*.
  • 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.
  • 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: Social Worker II
Macon County Public Health
Salary: Grade 29, $37,354
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
This position provides professional social work services to consumers in their home or other setting, 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 his/her ability to deal with it, 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, Mental Health or other involved agencies or service providers on habilitation plans, behavior management, and other problem areas or needs.

Employee must have the ability to independently demonstrate and implement techniques of social work care and outreach in the community as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to individual casework, group work and community problems.
  • Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and community resources.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations and policies which govern the program.
  • General knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment is required in certain programs or settings.
  • Skill in establishing rapport with a client and applying techniques of assessing psychosocial, behavioral and psychological aspects of client's problem.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative superior members of case load and their families, and with civic, medical, social and religious organizations.
  • Ability to train or instruct lower-level social workers, students, or interns.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in social work (BSW, BA or BS in social work); or master's degree in social work (MSW, MA or MS in social work); from a Council on Social Work Education accredited social work degree program.
  • Hours of work are generally 8-5 Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours.

How to Apply

  • Applicants must register online or in person with NC Works. www.ncworks.gov*.
  • Submit a State application (PD-107)* and, if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet
  • Complete NC Works skills testing modules
  • Applicants must include 3 references with their contact information and the applicants valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant.
  • 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:Public Health Dentist I
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade: Grade 47, $113,000
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.

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.

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
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