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CONTACT:

Mike Decker, Director
(828) 349-2020

Pam Farmer, HR Coordinator
(828) 349-2595


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* NC State Application
PD-107. Click here

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. 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: Maintenance Worker I
Department: Public Works
Part-time: 19 hours per week at $11.5765/hour
Closing date: October 22, 2018

General Definition of Work:
Performs semiskilled work cleaning and maintaining County buildings, grounds and facilities, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the close supervision of the Maintenance Mechanic II/Supervisor.

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:

  • Sweeps, mops and dusts offices; cleans and dusts tables and other furniture.
  • Cleans and disinfects restrooms in County buildings; replenishes paper supplies and soap as necessary; clears clogged drains in sinks and toilets; cleans kitchen area including stove and refrigerator.
  • Sweeps, strips, waxes, buffs, mops and vacuums floor surfaces; spots and cleans carpet.
  • Cleans windows, walls, wood work and light fixtures.
  • Empties trash receptacles; removes and sorts recyclables.
  • Performs routine repairs on building fixtures, furniture and/or structures, such as replacing light bulbs and fuses, tightening loose hardware, replacing parts, etc; assists with painting and remodeling.
  • Performs landscaping maintenance duties such as mowing, picking up trash, leaves and debris; assists with snow removal and ice control; cleans sidewalks and parking lots; trims bushes, trees and shrubbery.
  • Secures building at closing; opens building daily; raises and lowers flags; picks up mail and delivers packages; waters plants.
  • Sets up rooms for meetings and moves furniture.
  • Determines and obtains equipment and cleaning supplies as needed; restocks and maintains records on incoming supplies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Some knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies, and equipment and ability to use them economically and efficiently; ability to understand oral and written directions; ability to read and write; physical ability to perform heavy manual work; ability to work independently; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and minimal experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements:
This work requires the frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions, frequently requires speaking or hearing, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires sitting and tasting or smelling; 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 operating machines and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment, frequently requires exposure to vibration and occasionally requires wet,humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places and exposure to outdoor weather conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

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

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 Works.
  • 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: Local Public Health Director
Macon County, NC

Macon County Public Health
Salary: $68,423 - $102,635
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
The Health Director directs and manages a total staff of 84+ employees with an annual budget of approximately $5.6 million. The Health Director is responsible for the overall operation of the Health Department and the public entity model health center to include planning, organizing, implementing, directing, evaluating and providing leadership in a variety of health programs including various clinics, environmental health, animal control, health education and WIC and integrated care.

The Health Director is also responsible for budget/financial activities, personnel policies and procedures including staff assignments, hiring, firing, disciplinary actions and contract management. The Health Director represents the agency when meeting with state and local officials, community/service organizations, schools, hospitals and health professionals. The Health Director is appointed by and reports to the Macon County Board of Health in accordance with N.C.G.S. 130A-40.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • An ideal candidate must have general knowledge of management principles, techniques, and practices
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public health.
  • A strong financial background with managing multiple programs and budgets: federal, state and local.
  • A working knowledge of managing primary care and population health.
  • A working knowledge of applicable federal and state laws, rules and regulations.
  • An ability to exercise sound judgment in analyzing situations and making decisions and an ability to plan ahead, with visionary and strategic thinking skills.
  • Be able to direct employees and programs in the various areas of responsibility
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with the general public and with federal, state and local officials.
  • Be able to direct and lead a public entity model community health center.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

  • A medical doctorate; or
  • A master's degree in Public Health Administration, and at least one year of employment experience in health programs or health services; or
  • A master's degree in a public health discipline other than public health administration, and at least three years of employment experience in health programs or health services; or
  • A master's degree in public administration, and at least two years of experience in health programs or health services; or
  • A master's degree in a field related to public health, and at least three years of experience in health programs or health services; or
  • A bachelor's degree in public health administration or public administration and at least three years of experience in health programs or health services.

Note: Must meet minimum training and experience requirements in accordance with GS 130A-40 and GS 130A-45.5. For master's degree related to public health, the determination must be made by the State Health Director.

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) panelists.

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 applicant's valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant.
  • A resume, college transcripts*, and a narrative statement outlining experience as a health director/program manager in a local health department, preferably in North Carolina, must be attached to the completed PD-107.
  • No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Public Health.
  • A criminal background check will be completed before hiring.
*If you have not previously served in a health director role in North Carolina.

**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.
NOTE:All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: Nurse Practitioner/Physician Extender II
Macon County Public Health / NC Alliance for Public Health Agencies
Salary Grade: $85,000
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. All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.


Position: Social Worker III - Foster Care
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Grade 31, Range $41,183.22
(can consider qualified work against status at lower salary and grade)
Closing date: Open Until Filled
NC Works - Apply Now

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 employee 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 employee is required to be on-call after hours 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 supervise, train, or instruct lower-level social workers, students, or interns in the program.
  • 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.

Work in this class involves providing intensive social work services in serious and complicated cases which require the flexible use of a wide range of social work skills and intervention techniques. Services are provided in a variety of settings including local human services agencies, public health departments, correctional facilities, teaching hospitals, medical schools, juvenile training centers, and state institutions.

Work will involve occassional after-hours, on-call investigation of alleged neglect or abuse; providing in-depth assessment of family dynamics and needs, assessment, intervention and treatment of patients and or families with acute to severe medical and/or emotional disorders and mental illnesses; serving as expert witness at court hearings; or advanced social work intervention, instruction, and research in a teaching hospital.

Periodically, employees may be asked to coach, mentor, model for, supervise, and train lower level social workers, students, and interns. Employees report directly to child welfare Social Work Supervisors.

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

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.

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

MACON COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY 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