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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 Mechanic I
Department: Public Works
Grade: 25 Minimum Salary $30,731.22
Closing date: December 21, 2018 at noon

General Definition of Work - (must have a diploma or experience in HVAC repair)
Performs intermediate skilled trades work in general building maintenance and repair activities, performing carpentry, electrical, plumbing and masonry maintenance and repair tasks, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Public Works Superintendent.

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:

  • Performs routine electrical repair; installs and repairs light fixtures, wiring, boxes, conduit, switches and receptacles; trouble shoots circuit problems; installs wiring; pulls telephone and computer cables; repairs tools and related equipment.
  • Performs routine plumbing, which includes repair and replacement of drains, wastes and vents piping; repairs and replaces of potable water distribution lines; repair and replace fixtures.
  • Performs routine carpentry tasks, which includes framing and patching walls; installs ceiling, sheetrock and floor tiles; installing roof systems, gutters, siding and windows; repairs carpeting.
  • Prepares surfaces for painting, paints walls, ceilings, doors, windows, cabinets and equipment.
  • Maintains and repairs equipment such as door hinges, locks, latches and closures; builds and repairs bookshelves, desks and cabinets.
  • Preforms trouble shooting and repair of HVAC systems , preventive maintenance on HVAC systems, including replacing filters, checking belts, cleaning evaporator and condensing unit coils and checking electrical connections.
  • Performs concrete, brick and block work in pouring sidewalks, floors, footings and slabs, and curbs.
  • Fabricates, assembles, installs, repairs, maintains, and inspects various signage.
  • Performs ground maintenance tasks; mows grass, edges sidewalks and curbs, weed eats, trims trees and shrubs, sprays pesticides; removes snow and ice; paints parking lots; plants trees, flowers and shrubs.
  • Moves offices from one location to another; delivers mail; sets up rooms and facilities for functions; moves furniture.
  • Operates dump trucks, tractors, back hoe, front end loader, forklift, chainsaw, weed eater, stump grinder, etc. in the construction, maintenance and repair of facilities.
  • May supervise temporary workers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
General knowledge of maintenance, repair and manual tasks of the area assigned; general knowledge of the use of common hand and specialized power tools required in the work; general knowledge of the safe use and operation and preventive maintenance of electrical and mechanical equipment required in the work; skill in the use of equipment to which assigned; basic computer skills; ability to diagnose and repair problems and plan and organize appropriate corrective action; ability to work from sketches, drawings, plans or specifications; ability to follow oral and written instructions; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors and the general public .

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in general building maintenance, or equivalent combination of education and experience and Diploma in HVAC and or experience in light commercial HVAC repair .

Physical Requirements:
This work requires the regular exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work frequently standing, walking, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires sitting, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, tasting or smelling and repetitive motions; work requires ability to adjust focus and depth perception; 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, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arms length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to vibration and occasionally requires working in high, precarious places, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to the risk of electrical shock and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

Special Requirements:
Valid 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
  • 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: Public Health Education Specialist
Macon County Public Health
Grade 28, $35,575
Closing date: Until Filled

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

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

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

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

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

How to Apply

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

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Public Health Nurse II
Macon County Public Health Center
Salary: Grade 33, $45,404
Closing date: December 19, 2018

Responsibilities
This position requires intermediate level professional nursing work in providing OB Case Management (OBCM) to pregnant women. The OB Case Management (OBCM) program provides formal case management services to eligible women during and after pregnancy and intervention as early in pregnancy as possible to promote healthy pregnancy and positive birth outcomes.

Case management services are provided in a variety of settings including client's home and consists of a variety of components such as outreach, assessment, service planning, referral and follow-up.

The employee will work with other agencies in the community, region and state to coordinate health services for pregnant women on the caseload according to the developed service plan.

Ability to independently demonstrate and implement techniques of nursing care and outreach the community as needed. This position serves as a team leader/charge nurse for a State mandated and governed program. The employee will be expected to assist in data collection and review of services to determine compliance with guidelines, best practices and funding arrangements.

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

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and one year of Public Health Nursing experience; or Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience including one year of Public Health Nursing experience
  • A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the NC Board of Nursing.
  • 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
  • Applicants must include 3 references with their contact information and the applicants valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant.
  • Resumes will not be considered but may be attached to PD-107.
  • No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Public Health.
  • A criminal background check will be completed before hiring.

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Public Health Nurse II
Macon County Public Health Center
Salary:Dependent upon level of education and experience.
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
This position requires intermediate level professional nursing work in a local public health center. Ability to independently demonstrate and implement techniques of nursing care and outreach to the community as needed. This position will serve as a team leader/charge nurse for a State mandated and governed program and will be expected to assist in data collection and review of services to determine compliance with guidelines, best practices and funding arrangements. The employee will also perform general public health nursing care to promote health and prevent disease in various clinics as well as other duties as assigned.

Hours of work are generally 8-5 Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours.

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

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

How to apply:
A State application (PD-107) is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the Division of Workforce Solutions, 427 Harrison Avenue, Franklin, N.C, 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


Position: Building Inspector I
Macon County Department of Planning, Permitting & Development
Minimum Salary - Grade 26: $32,268.00
Closing date: December 13, 2018

General Statement of Duties:
Performs building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical inspections on new construction, buildings being remodeled, renovated or other alterations, includes existing buildings as required.

Distinguishing Features of the Class:
An employee of this class inspects construction and installation work in process to enforce State codes for building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical codes in the county and in the towns of Franklin, Highlands and Nantahala.

Work involves frequent field checks to inspect construction in various stages of completion. Work also includes enforcing a variety of county ordinances as directed.

Technical judgment is required to interpret provisions of the codes as applied to practical construction projects and circumstances. Inspection process may require some physical effort and is performed under hazards present in dealing with construction work in progress.

The employee is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extremes in temperatures, adverse and normal weather conditions, noise and dust, and human body fluids and thus is subject to OSHA requirements for blood borne pathogens. Tact, courtesy and firmness must be exercised in dealing with contractors, design professionals and the general public. Work is performed under the supervision of the Chief Building Inspector and is evaluated through conferences, review of reports and records, and contractors, design professionals, the general public and coworker's reactions.

Essential Duties and Tasks:

  • Employee participates in reviewing site plans, building plans and specifications, permit applications and issuance of building permits.
  • Employee inspects buildings and properties for compliance with building, accessibility, electrical, plumbing and mechanical codes.
  • Employee advises contractors, design professionals and the general public in interpreting and applying code requirements and relevant laws and regulations.
  • Employee notifies responsible parties of defects and reinspects to determine if corrective actions have been taken; issues Stop Work orders as required.
  • Employee inspects existing buildings and properties as required.
  • Employee maintains and prepares inspection records and reports.
  • Employee performs field work and provides staff and administrative assistance for the Permitting, Planning and Development department as required.

Additional Job Duties:

  • Employee may be required to recommend judicial or non-judicial actions and may be required to provide testimony in court or for other state and local boards.
  • Performs related job duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Employee must possess considerable knowledge of State and local codes, laws and ordinances related to construction and development process.
  • Employee must possess general working knowledge of construction process and methods.
  • Employee must possess skill in interpretation of codes, laws and regulations and their application to specific situations or circumstances.
  • Employee must possess skill in reading and interpreting plans and specifications.
  • Employee must possess ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with contractors, design professionals, property owners, and county and related state agency employees.
  • Employee must possess ability to enforce regulations and codes tactfully, firmly and fairly.
  • Employee must posses ability too establish and maintain accurate and thorough records.
  • Employee must possess ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.

Physical Requirements:
Employee must be able to physically perform the basic life operations functions of standing, sitting, walking, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, pushing, pulling, touching, grasping, talking, hearing and various repetitive motions.

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 at www.ncworks.gov You Must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring. No resumes may be considered, but may be attached to PD107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Department of Planning, Permitting & Development.

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


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

Responsibilities
Employees in this position must have excellent keyboard skills; be proficient in Word and Excel; and, be capable of handling financial transactions with the general public. Knowledge and experience with electronic healthcare software is a plus.

General duties include filing, typing, processing paperwork, verifying income and residency documentation, phone skills, data entry, and working with clinic patients.

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

Some lifting will be required. General work hours are Monday through Friday (minimum of 20 hours per week) with some early morning or occasional evening and/or weekend work required to meet the public health needs of the community.

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

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

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


Position: 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: 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