macon county nc north carolina courthouse government
 
   
job openings listings macon county nc north carolina government courthouse

CONTACT:

Mike Decker, Director
(828) 349-2020

Pam Farmer, HR Coordinator
(828) 349-2595


Fillable / Savable
* NC State Application
PD-107. Click here

Submit PD-107 to:

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

Mail to:
5 West Main Street
Franklin NC 28734

Email to: Shirley.Mashburn@NCCommerce.com

**

 

Macon County Human Resources
Job Listings

Macon County Government is dedicated to hiring and retaining progressive, well-qualified and motivated employees. We offer equitable salaries and excellent benefits to talented, competent individuals who can contribute to County Government through their employment. Outstanding professional service to the public is our goal.

Macon County provides it's employees an exceptional health insurance benefit, paid life insurance, County matched Local Government Retirement, longevity pay, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, and numerous tax deferred savings and supplemental insurance plans.

If you feel you can contribute to our workforce in a positive way, please review the positions listed below. All applications for employment are taken through the North Carolina Division of Workforce Solutions. If you have any questions about the positions listed below, or would like to apply, you may contact the Division of Workforce Solutions at (828) 369-9534, or access their web site at www.ncesc.com. You may also call Macon County Human Resources with inquiries at
(828) 349-2020 or email us - mdecker@maconnc.org.

Macon County is an ADA/AA Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.


Position: Macon County Department of Social Services
Computer Support Technician I
Salary Grade 25:
Salary Range: $ 30,731.22
Announcement date: 7/17/2017
Closing date: Until Filled

Macon County (County Seat, Franklin, NC), home to the headwaters of the Nantahala River and a hub of bountiful outdoor activities, is seeking a tireless advocate, team oriented and mission driven leader to be their Computer Support Technician I.

The Community: With more than 519 square miles, 231 of which are within Nantahala National Forest, Macon County is located in Western North Carolina. The County includes 11 Townships including the municipalities of Franklin and Highlands with over 33,922 year round residents. The County offers abundant cultural and recreational opportunities hosting 48 miles of the Appalachian Trail along with the Nantahala Outdoor Center, one of the most popular whitewater rafting sites in the US, in close proximity. An hour from Asheville and about two hours from Atlanta, Macon County affords residents the best of Mountain living with access to urban environments when desired.

General Definition of Work

Computer Support Technician I (CST-I) performs intermediate technical work installing and maintaining computer hardware, software, and peripherals, training system users, troubleshooting user problems, maintaining department networks, email, and servers, and related work as apparent or assigned.

Work is performed under the supervision of the DSS Director or their designee, and follows policies and procedures of the Macon County IT Department.

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 hardware repairs and routine maintenance on desktop computers, laptops, peripherals, fax, printers, scanners, servers, switches, routers, docking stations, mobile devices, etc.
  • Installs and configures new hardware, software and peripherals; maintains individual workstations; updates software as required under the direction of the Macon County IT Department.
  • Performs virus scans and repairs.
  • Supports and troubleshoots general computer problems.
  • Trains new personnel on procedures and access to computer systems.
  • Maintains and supports department networks, email, and servers.
  • Maintains records on licensing, warranties and service agreements.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of personal computers and software applications
  • General knowledge of network applications, operating systems, programming
  • General knowledge of modern office procedures, methods, techniques and equipment
  • General knowledge of the operations, characteristics and requirements of a computer configuration
  • Skill in the use of personal computers, related software applications, hardware and peripheral equipment
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve user and system problems
  • Ability to train others in computer hardware and software applications
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in written form
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with associates and vendors.

Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED and moderate experience with computer and network operations and data/information processing, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preference will be given to applicants with an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S) in Computer Technology and/or State Systems & applications.

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

How to Apply
A State application (PD-107)* and if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet can be obtained and must be submitted to DWS at the address below or online. Include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring. No resumes will be considered, but may be attached to PD107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County DSS.

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.
All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: Administrative Officer II
Macon County Dept. of Social Services
Senior Services - Crawford Center
Salary Range: Grade 32: $43,242.16 / $20.78 hourly
Closing date: Until Filled

The primary purpose of the Senior Services Administrative Officer II is to perform supervisory and administrative work in planning, organizing and directing a variety of services for older adults. Employees perform a variety of important administrative duties in developing and maintaining departmental or institutional programs.

Work involves responsibility for analyzing and solving technical problems; the enforcement of laws and regulations; and frequent public contacts in promoting established programs. Work is performed under general supervision and is subject to review and evaluation through conferences, post-audits, personal inspections, written reports, and public acceptance.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the administrator for a comprehensive aging services program and is responsible for directing a variety of nutritional, home care, information and referral, adult day care, respite care, and STARR programs and activities for the senior population,
  • Supervises program directly and program staff indirectly taking disciplinary action in consultation with the DSS Director; ensures appropriate training, establishes work standards and expectations and conducts employee performance evaluations,
  • Develops short and long range planning, including establishing and measuring desired outcomes, based on assessments of senior population demographics and identified needs in consultation with the Advisory Council on Aging, program supervisors, staff, and DSS Director,
  • Researches, identifies, actively seeks and develops creative funding recommendations, writes grants from variety of government and private sources, and leads community fundraising efforts,
  • Develops and markets senior services programs through speeches, media releases, personal contacts, involvement with community groups and other activities as directed,
  • Maintains proper and accurate records and reports on all senior activities including budgets,
  • Manages the center facility, ensures proper maintenance including safety, fire alarms, appliances, etc. and coordinates repairs,
  • Assists in provision of shelter management and identification of senior special needs as required by the Macon County Emergency Operations Plan and as directed by county emergency staff and DSS Director,
  • Performs related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public and business administration.
  • Considerable knowledge of modern office procedures, practices, and equipment.
  • General knowledge of personnel policies and procedures.
  • General knowledge of accounting practices and procedures.
  • Ability to initiate and install administrative programs and procedures and to evaluate their effectiveness.
  • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in establishing, applying, and interpreting policies and procedures.
  • Ability to plan, assign, and supervise the work of subordinate employees.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency personnel, officials, and the general public.
  • Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from a four-year college or university and three years' experience in personnel, budgeting, research, or administrative management, preferably involving participation in the planning and management of a business or governmental program; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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

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 (NC WORKS) at the address below or on-line at www.ncworks.gov You Must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application.

No resumes may be considered, but may be attached to PD107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County DSS. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring.

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Building Inspector I
Macon County Department of Planning, Permitting & Development
Minimum Salary - Grade 26: $32,268.00
Closing date: July 25, 2017 at 5 p.m.

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: Foreign Language Interpreter II
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade:25 - $30,731
Closing Date: July 21, 2017

Responsibilities:
The employee will provide basic interpreting services for the Women, Infants and Children’s (WIC) program, most of the personal health clinical services and, also serve as part of the clerical support staff for the WIC program. Many of the clients utilizing clinical services are Spanish speaking therefore the key responsibility of the position will be to provide Spanish/ English translation - both verbal and written.

The office support functions within the WIC program include verification of eligibility for the program, documentation in records, public contact with clients that includes receiving and providing information and problem solving, files maintenance and management and office equipment operation.

Hours of work are generally 8-5 Monday through Friday with potential for occasional evening & weekend hours in the event of a public health emergency.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from high school or GED and two years of experience in interpreting and translating English and Spanish in a setting that requires a knowledge of the programs or services, preferable in a health care or human services setting. Fluency in English and Spanish are necessary to successfully perform assigned job duties.

Certification as a medical interpreter is required but may be obtained after employment.

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,
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: Social Worker I - Intake
Macon County Department of Social Services
SALARY RANGE: SW I Grade 25 $30,731.00
Closing date: Until Position is Filled

Description of Work:
To assess and identify needs of all services delivery intake. This position is responsible for CPS and APS intake, case preparation, ID and CPS checks, and forwarding to appropriate departmental social workers for investigation. This position will also provide support to all Social Workers as well as serve as back up for the Medicaid Transportation Coordinator as needed.

Social Worker I in this position serves families, children, and adults of all ages and financial backgrounds. This worker must deal with all citizens which can include people who are mentally ill; beligerant or under the influence of drugs /alcohol.

Duties are assigned to this Social Worker I on the basis of speciality, with all clients being residents of Macon County. However, this Social Worker I must have knowledge of all services in the event any other social worker is unavailable. Referrals to this social worker may be received from the community, schools, professionals, other agencies, or within the department.

Minimum Education and Experience for Social Worker I:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Working knowledge of basic social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to specific casework, group work, and community problems. Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and resources in the community. Some knowledge of behavioral and socioeconomic problems and their treatment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative supervisors, with members of case load and their families, and with care providers and various community organizations. Ability to express ideals clearly and concisely. Ability to plan and execute work.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution; Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

First preference will be given to applicants who have completed the North Carolina Child Welfare Pre-Service Training Curriculum or BSW with In-Service training.

A TRANSCRIPT OF THE HIGHEST DEGREE 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 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 DSS.

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: Office Assistant III
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade 21, $25,283
Closing Date: July 20, 2017

Responsibilities:
Employee will perform a variety of office tasks in support of administrative and programmatic functions. Tasks include but are not limited to: answering and routing phone calls, filing, typing, developing and compiling reports, researching topics and methods, taking meeting minutes, distributing correspondence via email, managing multiple electronic calendars, etc.

Employee must be able to take direction from multiple levels of supervisors and peers and, be self-motivated and able to work independently. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products is a must.

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 applicable to the work process.
  • Ability to use a variety of office equipment.
  • Ability to work with people with courtesy and tact in performing public contact duties.
  • Ability to record and compile information based on general guidelines.

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.
  • Occasional evening and/or weekend work required.

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
Mailing address: 5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

Please include 3 professional references and their contact information. Also, include a valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant. Resumes will not be considered.
All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Public Health Nurse II (Part-Time - no benefits)
Macon County Public Health Center
Salary: Grade 33, $21.83 per hour (16 hours per week max)
Closing date: July 13, 2017 at noon

Responsibilities
This position requires intermediate level professional nursing work in a local public health center. Ability to independently demonstrate and implement techniques of nursing care and outreach the community as needed.

This position serves as a nurse for the Care Coordination for Children (CC4C) and Child Health programs. CC4C services will be provided to consumers in their home, medical provider's office, health department, or other setting and are primarily related to case management services to children ages 0-5 who are at risk or diagnosed with special needs.

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

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

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

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

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

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


Position: Public Health Dental Assistant II
Macon County Public Health
Salary: Grade 23, $27,854
Closing date: Until filled

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

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

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: Telecommunicator (Part-time)
Emergency Management
$10.75 per hour without EMD
Closing date: Until filled

General Definition of Work:
Performs intermediate technical work on an assigned shift dispatching law enforcement, fire, emergency medical service and non-emergency calls for service, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the 911 Communications Supervisor.

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

Essential Functions:

  • Operates emergency communication system; answers all emergency and non-emergency calls; receives complaints and requests for service; obtains necessary information and dispatches medical, fire and law enforcement personnel and/or advises callers of proper contact for assistance or information.
  • Operates a computer terminal; transmits and receives information via Department of Criminal Information (DCI) and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) networks; enters medical, fire and law enforcement calls into computer aided dispatch system. Monitors radio channels for medical, fire and law enforcement agencies; maintains radio contact with dispatched personnel; provides pre-arrival and post-dispatch instructions.
  • Provides directions to responding units using computer mapping system
  • Serves as liaison to various agencies including on-call personnel, Sheriff's office, home health and hospice, Social Services, courts, etc.
  • Answers non-emergency and after hours calls for various departments.
  • Maintains communication logs and reports including the nature of calls, actions taken and time involved.
  • Provides requested information to local attorneys and the Sheriff's office
  • Performs pager announcements for emergency medical services open shifts and information.
  • Testifies in court on calls taken
  • Maintains resource manuals, records and files; maintains the cleanliness of the office.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
General knowledge of the methods of operating the communication system; general knowledge of radio and teletype procedures; general knowledge of the geography of the County and location of important buildings; general knowledge of law enforcement forms, terminology and records; general knowledge of departmental programs, policies and procedures; ability to make arithmetic computations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals; ability to compute rates, ratios and percentages; ability to maintain required certifications; ability to respond to work during emergency situations or inclement weather; ability to perform a considerable volume of detailed work; ability to type accurately at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to speak distinctly; ability to deal with the public under stressful conditions and remain calm; ability to follow, both oral and written directions; ability to operate standard office equipment and personal computers including some knowledge of applicable software packages; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and minimal experience, 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, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing; work has standard vision requirements; 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 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:
Possession of or ability to obtain Emergency Medical Dispatch, Division of Criminal Information, and CPR certification within six months of employment

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

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


Position: Nurse Practitioner / Physician Extender II
Macon County Public Health / NC Alliance for Public Health Agencies
Salary $71,000
Closing date: Open Until Filled (Employment to begin July 3, 2017)

Responsibilities:
Employee will perform physical assessments, diagnosis, treatment and counseling in the clinical areas. Serves as the primary provider within the health department. Priority clinics include Primary Care, Family Planning, Adult Health, Child Health, Communicable Disease and STD clinics.

Must be approved to practice medical acts by the appropriate State Board. Approval to practice medical acts includes giving a medical diagnosis, and prescribing medications outlined in the approved formulary. Employee will practice under the Medical Director who is ultimately responsible for the employees' medical practice; supervision from the physician includes a set of mutually agreed to patient care protocols and medical guidelines with the physician immediately available by telephone or physically, if needed, for consultation.

Hours of work are generally 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of techniques of interviewing, medical and relevant history taking, principles and practices of general medicine and disease states as they relate to the area of work;
  • Thorough knowledge of health appraisal tools, laboratory tests and findings, medication, and therapeutic procedures as relate to the area of work;
  • Thorough knowledge and ability to plan a regime of care based on assessment and findings;
  • Considerable knowledge of available resources and appropriate referral methods.
  • Skills in performing clinical functions.
  • Skill in assisting with routine surgical procedures.
  • Ability to examine patients and detect abnormalities;
  • Ability to record accurately and completely all information necessary to evaluate and plan care and to convey this to the treatment team;
  • Ability to communicate orally;
  • Ability to teach and counsel individuals, families and groups in areas of health maintenance, preventive medicine, and care of the sick;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and to gain the confidence of patients and families and work effectively with them;
  • Some ability to plan and conduct in-service training programs.
  • Ability to use a computer and document in Electronic Health Record.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and the North Carolina Medical Board and one year of experience as a Physician Extender.

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

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


Position: Public Health Nurse II - School Nurse
Macon County Public Health
Salary: Grade 33, $37,685 - 10 Month Position
Closing Date: Until Filled
Start Date: Selected applicant will begin employment in late July or early August

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

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

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

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

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

Please include a list 3 references with their contact information and your 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: 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

     
       Mobile Menus  

© 2010 Macon County, North Carolina
5 West Main Street • Franklin, NC 28734
Phone: 828-349-2000

web design tony angel media