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Mike Decker, Director
(828) 349-2020

Pam Farmer, HR Coordinator
(828) 349-2595


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Submit PD-107 to:
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NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue Franklin, N.C.

Mail to:
5 West Main Street
Franklin NC 28734

 

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: Tax Technician
Macon County Department of Tax and Mapping
Salary Grade: 22
Salary Range: $26,547.04
Closing date: January 21, 2020

General Definition of Work
Performs intermediate technical and administrative support work assisting citizens with questions and forms, preparing, maintaining and updating real records and files, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Tax Administrator.

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 customer service to tax payers; assists taxpayers, staff and the general public with questions and requests ensuring accurate information
  • Provides appraisal cards, reports, digital data tax maps to customers, interprets and communicates North Carolina laws
  • Manages County tax records associated with property transfers, personal property, elderly/disabled exemptions and address changes; processes and enters parcel information
  • Verifies data for accuracy
  • Performs motor vehicle valuations and billings
  • Processes Department of Motor Vehicle reports
  • Types a variety of documents including correspondence, logs, labels, reports, memoranda, etc.
  • Checks items for clerical accuracy and completeness
  • Assists with printing building permits and verifies information
  • Calculates, prepares and mails discovery notices
  • Calculates property values; generates appropriate bills
  • Researches, verifies and transfers deeds; assists mortgage companies
  • Maintains appraisal card bill and map billing
  • Receives monies for maps, cards, reports and appraisal accounts
  • Assists with tax collections by processing payments, providing tax due information and researching delinquent payments and undeliverable mail
  • Receives, sorts, processes and distributes incoming and outgoing mail
  • Greets visitors
  • Answers telephone
  • Provides information
  • Forwards calls to appropriate party; assists the public with the completion of standardized records or documents
  • Directs visitors to appropriate party

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • General knowledge of standard office methods, techniques and procedures, business English, spelling and arithmetic
  • Skill in the operation of data entry equipment
  • Ability to operate standard data entry and office machines
  • General knowledge of tax programs, policies and procedures
  • Ability to prepare and maintain detailed financial records and reports
  • Ability to make arithmetical calculations quickly and accurately
  • Ability to make decisions relating to assigned operations in conformance with applicable laws and policies
  • 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 tax collection, accounting, finance, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking and reaching with hands and arms; 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 preparing and analyzing written or computer data; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a quiet location (e.g. library, private offices).

Special Requirements
None

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. 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 Tax & Mapping.
A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring.

NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Mailing address: 5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734
By the application deadline listed above.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Deputy Register of Deeds
Department: Register of Deeds
Salary Grade 21
Minimum Salary $25,283.18
Closing date: January 21, 2020 at 5 p.m.

General Definition of Work
Performs intermediate skilled administrative support and technical work receiving, checking, indexing, verifying, proofing and recording legal documents, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Register of Deeds.

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

  • Assists customers with inquiries regarding real estate and/or other recorded documents; assists customers in obtaining the correct information or refers them the appropriate department; works with other County offices regarding questions concerning recorded documents.
  • Records and indexes a variety of documents; scans documents into system; ensures accuracy of scan before releasing original document.
  • Processes and indexes birth and death certificates according to state statutes; updates vital statistics; proofreads indexed documents; corrects errors.
  • Issues and processes marriage licenses; issues regular and certified copies of marriage licenses, death certificates, military discharge papers, etc.
  • Checks legal documents for recording standards; verifies notary acknowledgement and puts documents on record; prints and updates record books; prepares and submits amendment requests to the State.
  • Receives, receipts, and accounts for various fees; performs daily reconciliation of cash drawer; prints and verifies fee and collection reports; prepares and makes deposits and corrects accounting errors; prepares bi-weekly payroll.
  • Prepares end of month documents and reports for the State including marriage, notaries and financial reports.
  • Administers Notarial oaths.
  • Scans recorded documents into system; performs back indexing and scanning of older vital records.
  • Processes incoming and outgoing mail; records mail; sends back rejected documents to lending institutions, attorneys, etc.
  • Performs basic office equipment maintenance; orders supplies and maintains inventory.
  • Stays up-to-date on State and local statute/resolution changes; alerts local attorneys and banks of changes.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • General knowledge of the rules, laws, practices and procedures of the Register of Deeds office
  • General knowledge of North Carolina State Statutes as they are related to operations of the department
  • General knowledge of office programs and policies
  • General knowledge of standard office methods and procedures, business English, spelling and arithmetic
  • Ability to operate standard office machines and computers
  • Ability to make decisions relating to assigned operations in conformance with applicable laws and policies
  • Ability to solve problems within scope of responsibility
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED, 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 speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions, frequently requires sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and pushing or pulling and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing 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 preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operating machines and observing general surroundings and activities; Work has no exposure to environmental conditions; Work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements
None

How to Apply
A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the
NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Franklin, N.C.
Mailing Address : 5 West Main Street, Franklin NC 28734
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: Nutritionist II
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade: 30 - $39,222.04
Closing date: January 17, 2020

Responsibilities
Employee will provide nutrition services and breastfeeding support and determine eligibility for persons applying and participating in the NC WIC Program, as well as provide nutrition services for Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) referrals, Diabetes Self-Management (DSMT), Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), and the School-Based Nutrition Program to both Health Department patients, as well as patients referred from local medical providers.

Accurate and appropriate services will be provided in accordance with state and local policies and within the ADA Standards of Professional Practice. Compliance with departmental guidelines, administrative support, clerical guidance, and occasional supervisory relief will be required and necessary.

Employee will assist health education and nutrition staff in planning and implementing educational programs focused on chronic disease prevention and management; participate in marketing campaigns to encourage healthy lifestyle choices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Specialized knowledge and skill in comprehensive nutrition assessment and care planning, including problem diagnosis, counseling, and evaluation of clients from diverse backgrounds, ages, and with multiple and complex health and therapeutic nutritional needs.
  • Knowledge of human behavior and techniques for effecting behavior change with considerable skill in counseling.
  • Broad knowledge in health care ethics, HIPAA compliance, documentation in the medical record, and quality assurance.
  • Knowledge in organization of community health and nutrition resources.
  • Sophisticated knowledge of current scientific information regarding nutrition, diet, and health and the ability to relate this information to clients, professionals, and the general public.
  • Skill in conducting a nutrition education or community needs assessment.
  • Fundamental knowledge of current principles and practices of public health, and program coordination.
  • Ability to interpret policy and protocols into operational procedures and work priorities.
  • Skill in organizing and coordinating the work of others.
  • Full range of skill in presenting ideas orally and in writing in a clear, concise manner.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

  • Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetics Registration; or
  • Master's degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, or Nutrition; or
  • Graduation from a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education-approved Didactic Program in Dietetics and two years nutrition experience; or
  • Dietetic Technician, Registered with the Commission on Dietetics Registration with a Bachelor's degree in any subject area from an accredited four-year college or university and two years nutrition experience; or
  • a Bachelor's of Science degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Community Nutrition from an accredited four-year college or university and two years nutrition experience.

NOTE:
RD/LDN is strongly preferred and a requirement for MNT, DSMT, and high-risk Maternal Health nutrition services, specific diagnoses encountered in WIC Clinic, and Diabetes Education consultations per MD referrals.

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.

NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Franklin, N.C.
Mailing Address : 5 West Main Street, Franklin NC 28734

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.


Position: Social Worker (SW) III - POSITION #: 211-40-2101
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. 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: Social Worker (SW) III - Foster Care
Macon County Department of Social Services
Position #: 211-40-2107
Salary Grade 31, $41,183.22
Closing date: Open 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 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-county requests, or kinship care assessments and monitoring these cases as needed. This employee is required to be on-call after hours every 13 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.

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: Community Social Services Assistant at Senior Services - Crawford Center
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary : PRN position $10.00 per hour
Closing date: January 13, 2020

Responsibilities:
The primary purpose of the Community Social Services Assistant is to perform a variety of duties in daily operation of an adult day care program for aged and disabled adults.

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
Demonstrated possession of knowledges, skills, and abilities gained through at least one year of experience in performing tasks similar to the ones assigned.

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

How to Apply:
A State application PD-107 (http://maconnc.org/images/pd107Fill.pdf) and if needed PD-107 continuation job sheet must be submitted to NC Works located at 5 West Main Street Franklin, NC 28734. Three references and an e-mail address must be included with the application.

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

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


Position: Macon County Public Health
Human Services Planner/Evaluator I
Community Health Promotions Coordinator
Salary: Grade 31 - $41,183.00
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
The position functions as a liaison between Macon County Public Health (MCPH) and the community as MCPH's designated representative on various community/governmental boards and coalitions. Serves in an advisory capacity to other professional agents in the areas of developing, implementing, and monitoring health education efforts conducted outside the Health Education section including public schools and community task forces.

Assist individuals, including county employees, and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. Manages fiscal resources necessary to coordinate wellness activities and events. Serves as back-up Public Information Officer. Assist with the preparation and research required for grant opportunities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of the organization and program of services available in a local health department.
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public and business administration
  • Ability to interpret and apply federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations applicable to the area in which assigned.
  • Ability to counsel, guide, assign and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to present comments clearly and concisely in oral or written form.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with the public and to exercise good judgment in appraising situations and making decisions.
  • Ability to coordinate and plan activities that would involve multiple partners.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently with clear instructions.
  • Ability to develop a team to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Ability to share and assess information based on the SWAT analysis.
  • Ability to apply and interpret policies and procedures

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in public service administration, psychology, sociology or social work or a human service programmatic field, preferably with coursework in human service planning; or graduation from a four-year college or university and two years of administrative or consultative experience in a human service program; or an equivalent combination of education and/or 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: Coordinator Health Services
Preparedness Coordinator

Macon County Public Health
Salary: Grade 31 - $41,183.00
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
Serves as the Epidemiological and preparedness expert for the agency. Provides epidemiological and preparedness consultation and educational services to Health Center agents as well as providers, hospitals, labs, emergency management and other community agencies.

Provides administrative direction and coordination of the work of 2 assigned Program Managers/Supervisors. Develops and establishes plans for Program operations, sets outcome measures and standards and designs information flow via electronic means where possible.

Recommends and maintains resources based on trends and data. Coordinates with the County Health and Medical Directors to develop, plan and implement policies and procedures to meet epidemiological and professional practice standards of the various Health Center programs and functions. Occasional nights and weekend work required.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Extensive knowledge of the organization and program of services available in a local health department.
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public and business administration
  • Ability to interpret and apply federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations applicable to the area in which assigned.
  • Ability to counsel, guide, assign and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to present comments clearly and concisely in oral or written form.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with the public and to exercise good judgment in appraising situations and making decisions.
  • Ability to coordinate and plan activities that would involve multiple partners.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Considerable knowledge of office suite.

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
  • Graduation from a four-year college or university. Five years of paid employment in an administrative, supervisory, or consultative capacity including three years in a public health or mental health program.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint desired.

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 Investigative/Assessment and Treatment (SW I/AT)
Position #: 211-40-3104
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Grade: 32 - $43,242.16
Closing Date: Until Filled

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

Work involves investigation of alleged neglect and abuse, substantiation of the alleged neglect or abuse as prescribed by federal and state guidelines, providing expert testimony in court hearings, and following-up with case management and preventive services for clients. This Social Worker will analyze situations and determine appropriate courses of action immediately or in short time spans and often under very stressful conditions. They may also provide group, family or individual treatment to clients of any age and any developmental, mental, medical, substance abuse, financial or family problem.

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

Minimum Education and Experience for Social Worker III

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

  • Master's degree from an accredited school of social work and one year of social work experience
  • or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of social work and two years of social work or counseling experience
  • or Master's degree in a counseling field and two years of social work or counseling experience
  • or a four-year degree in a human services field or related curriculum and three years of social work or counseling experience
  • or graduation from a four-year college or university and four years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling
  • or a related human service field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • One year of work experience can be credited for completion of the social work collaborative. May consider qualified work against status at lower salary and grade.

  • First preference will be given to applicants who meet minimum education and experience requirments and who have completed the North Carolina Child Welfare Pre-Service Training Curriculum or applicants who meet minimum education and experience and who have completed the Child Welfare Services in NC for BSW Students course.

A TRANSCRIPT OF THE HIGHEST DEGREE OBTAINED IS REQUIRED.

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

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

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Position: Public Health Dental Hygienist I
NC Public Health Association Alliance Staffing
Salary: $30.00 per hour Part-time
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
Provides delegable functions as specified by the NC Board of Dental Examiners for a Dental Hygienist. Performs technical dental work in examining, cleaning, prophylaxis, application of preventive procedures, and instructing on the general care of the teeth.

Hours of clinic are generally 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

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

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


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

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

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

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

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

How to Apply

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

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.


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

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

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

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

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

How to Apply

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

Recruitment and Selection Guidelines:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Essential Functions

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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