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(828) 349-2020

Pam Perry, HR Coordinator
(828) 349-2595


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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

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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. 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: Animal Control Officer I
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade: 23
Salary Range: $27,874
Closing date: May 4, 2017 at noon

Responsibilities
This position involves protective, preventive, and investigative work in enforcing animal control laws and regulations within the county.

Work involves the patrolling of designated areas of the county noting violations of animal control laws, warning citizens of violations, and picking-up and/or otherwise controlling stray animals, responding to and investigating complaints by citizens and attempting to resolve problems by informing all concerned as to the appropriate laws and regulations and negotiating satisfactory action or compliance.

Work includes the control of animals by the use of physical force, traps, tranquilizer guns, etc. Employees will assist at the animal control shelter, as necessary, in the care of animals. Employees may organize and direct rabies vaccination clinics and provide information on all animal control programs.

Work consists of a 40 hour work week - generally 8-5 Monday through Friday. Modification of hours is required to cover after hours call, weekend and after hours shelter operations, assist in the event of a public health emergency, etc.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
Applicants must have a working knowledge of public health rabies control laws, animal collection and disposal methods and, laws and regulations relating to animal control.

Considerable ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the public, and ability to read, interpret, and explain rules, regulations and procedures is necessary. Applicants must have skill in the use of physical means, tranquilizer guns, and toxic chemicals used in capturing and destroying animals.

Graduation from high school and three years of experience in law enforcement including two years as an animal control officer; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

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 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: Deputy Director
Macon County Board of Elections
Salary Grade 25: $30,731.00

Transitioning into Director of Elections
Director Salary Grade 30: $39,222.00
Closing Date: May 1, 2017 at 5 p.m.

General Description of Position:
The purpose of this starting position is to gain knowledge and comprehension of all duties and responsibilities of the Director of Elections under the training and supervision of current director and to become successful in executing these duties and responsibilities within 2 months.

This position will transition into Director of Elections when appointed by Macon County Board of Elections members and approved by NC State Board of Elections. Director of Elections performs complex administrative and technical work planning, managing and conducting federal, state, county, municipal and special elections; supervising voter registration processes; budget preparation; precinct official training; voter and public education; compliance with state and federal laws; and related work as apparent or assigned.

Work involves setting policies and goals under the direction of the Board of Elections. Departmental supervision is exercised over Deputy Director, Election Specialist, all temporary employees, and precinct officials. Reports to Chairman of Macon County Board of Elections.

Essential Tasks of Position:

  • Administers the functions of the office of the Board of Elections, including the voter registration processes, the voter registration records, the regulation of contributions and expenditures in political campaigns, and the conduct of elections, adhering to those duties delegated to the county boards of elections in NCGS 163-33.
  • Administers all functions of the board of elections office to comply with mandates and directives by the Executive Director of the North Carolina State Board of Elections, and provides information and guidance to members of the Macon County Board of Elections in order to effectively comply with North Carolina election laws.
  • Responds to state and federal law changes, implements changes to ensure county is in compliance with new laws, and educates the public about the impact of legislative changes.
  • Recruits, manages, and trains staff and temporary employees, including employees for one-stop voting sites and Election Day precinct officials. Projects and recommends annual budget and budget amendments to the Board.
  • Sets up new election for filing candidates for election, including determining amounts of and receiving filing fees.
  • Responsible for planning and conducting all elections in Macon County.
  • Maintains expertise and knowledge of the State Election Information Management System (SEIMS) and ensures that the office staff has a working knowledge of SEIMS.
  • Purchases and maintains computer system hardware for voter registration and voting equipment programming, in consultation with the staff of the State Board of Elections, SEIMS, and the county Department of Information Technology. Attends SEIMS training and ensures that staff is also trained and proficient in SEIMS applications, policies and procedures.
  • Attends SEIMS training and ensures that staff is also trained and proficient in SEIMS applications, policies and procedures.
  • Prepares ballots, programming, and testing of voting machines; coordinating delivery of voting equipment, signs, and supplies to voting places; and arranging return of these items.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of federal, state and local election and voting registration laws and regulations
  • Comprehensive knowledge of registration and voting procedures and of the maintenance and protection of voting registration lists and records
  • Thorough knowledge of standard office practices, procedures and equipment
  • Ability to solve problems within scope of responsibility
  • Ability to plan, train and supervise the work of others
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Board of Elections, county officials, media, associates and the general public.
  • Strong Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills are needed in this position.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree with coursework in business administration, public administration, or related field and moderate experience in conducting governmental elections including some supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred

Special Requirements:
Ability to obtain within 3 years State Board of Elections certification; travel required.
Ability to obtain and maintain NC Notary Public certification.
Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the State of North Carolina.

Physical Requirements:
Must be physically able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally; requires ability to work long hours and weekends during the election season. Must be physically able to move a variety of voting equipment; physically able to perform job duties under stressful conditions in a fast paced environment.

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, NC 28734
Mailing Address : 5 West Main Street, Franklin NC 28734
by the stated closing date and time.

Resumes may not be substituted for a completed application, but may be attached to PD-107. Please provide 3 references with contact numbers and an e-mail address along with your application.

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


Position: Part-time Summer Lifeguards / Swim Instructors
Macon County Parks and Recreation
Starting Salary : $8.00
Closing date: Wednesday May 3, 2017

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

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

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

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

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

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

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


Position: Social Worker Investigation, Assessment, Treatment
SWIAT (Will consider applications qualified for Social Work II/III as a work against status at lower grade and salary)

Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Grade: 32 - $43,242.16
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
Child Protective Services; This is advanced, professional level casework providing protective, investigative, counseling and case management services for children who are at risk for neglect and/or abuse.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Knowledge of:
  • Social work principles, techniques and practices and their application to complex casework, group work and community problems
  • Governmental and private organizations and community resources
  • Laws, regulations and policies which govern the program
  • Family and group dynamics and a range of intervention techniques
  • Medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment as they relate to decisions regarding clinical interventions and appropriate therapies based on medical or psychological diagnosis
  • The methods and principles of casework supervision and training
    Ability to:
  • Establish rapport with a client and in applying techniques of assessing psychosocial, behavioral and psychological aspects of client's problems
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of case load and their families as well as civic, legal, medical, social, and religious organizations
  • Express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively
  • Supervise, train or instruct lower-level social workers, students or interns in the program

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
A Master's degree from an accredited school of social work and one year of social work; or a bachelor's degree from an accredited school of social work and two years of social work or counseling experience; or a master's degree in a counseling field and two years of social work or counseling experience; or four-year degree in a human services field or related curriculum and three years of social work or counseling experience; or graduation from a four-year college or university and four years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling or a related human services field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

First preference will be given to applicants who have completed the North Carolina Child Welfare Pre-Service Training Curriculum. Secondary preference will be given to applicants who meet the qualifications listed for the SW IAT classification; however, anyone who has a Human Services Degree as "work against appointments" and experience will be considered.

Special Requirements:
Copies of final transcripts showing date degree awarded should be submitted with application or provided at interview. Must have a valid driver's license and be in compliance with the Macon County's insurance regulations. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring.

How to Apply
A State application PD 107* and if needed PD-107 continuation job sheet can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below or on-line (link upper left).
You must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. No resumes will be considered, but may be attached to the PD-107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County DSS.

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Processing Assistant III
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade 21, $25,283
Closing Date: April 21, 2017

Responsibilities:
Employees in this position function as front desk support for the Environmental Health Section. General duties include responding to phone inquiries, filing, typing, data entry, compiling reports, research, ordering supplies, answering general and complex questions from the public and, responding to customer needs.

This position is also responsible for collecting fees, receipting monies and verifying accuracy of applications. Operation of various office machines as well as some lifting will be required.

General work hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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:

  • Ability to work with staff and clients under supervision, as set up by departmental policies.
  • General knowledge of office accounting and record keeping procedures, mathematics and their application in the work environment.
  • Ability to use a variety of office equipment.
  • Ability to learn and communicate a variety of guidelines, rules, regulations and policies.
  • Ability to use sound judgment in dealing with clients.
  • Ability to balance and reconcile figures.
  • Ability to work with people with courtesy and tact.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
  • Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledge, 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
A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the
Division of Workforce Solutions
NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Franklin, N.C.
Mailing Address : 5 West Main Street, Franklin NC 28734
by the stated closing date and time.

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

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


Position: EMT Basic
Department: Emergency Management
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Part - Time
Salary Range: $10.64 per hour
Deadline for applications - May 10, 2017 at 5pm

General Definition of Work
Performs skilled technical work providing Basic 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.

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/Basic, 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 Basic and CPR certifications upon hire. Valid driver's license.

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

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: EMT Intermediate
Department: Emergency Management
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Salary Grade 25
Salary Range: $30,731 - $46,097
Deadline for applications - April 24, 2017 at 5pm

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 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: Nutrition Project Site Supervisor (of Activities) - Crawford Center
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Range : Grade 18 - $21,840.00 - $10.50 hourly
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:

  • Positions in this class work with the elderly, Works with volunteers each day as assigned in meal packaging, serving and home delivery
  • Helps plan and supervises on-site activities and educational, interesting and entertaining topic programs; suggests and assists in contacting and securing presenters from among the volunteers and other public and private organizations; and may lead activities or make presentations as appropriate
  • Helps verify temperature of meals upon delivery from the food vendor; counts numbers delivered; alert the Coordinator of problems
  • Helps set up the center for meal packaging and serving; pulls out utensils needed; makes coffee
  • Cleans kitchen and eating areas; supervises and coordinates or performs necessary cleaning duties; sweeps, mops moves chairs and tables as needed
  • Assists in filling out forms and orienting new clients;
  • May drive vehicle to deliver home meals as required
  • Perform shelter and special needs duties as required by the County Emergency Operations Plan
  • Performs related duties as directed

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • General knowledge of the social, economic, health and environmental conditions of the participants served
  • Knowledge of the nutritional and recreation needs of the senior populations
  • Ability to perform minor record keeping and maintain the budget for the site
  • Ability to plan activities and projects based on the needs and interest of the participants
  • Ability to relate to the needs of the senior population
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements :
High School Graduate or equivalent AND one year of experience in performing similar tasks in a hospital, nursing home, school, camp, or other social service area; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have NC Driver's License.

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)* 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 DSS.

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.

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All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: Part-time Physician Extender
Macon County Public Health
Salary $38.46 per hour
Closing date: Open Until Filled

Responsibilities:
Employee will perform physical assessments, diagnosis, treatment and counseling in the clinical areas. Serves as the Employee Health provider for County employees, provides primary care services to enrolled patients and sees patients in other health department clinics to include Family Planning, Adult Health, Child Health, Communicable Disease and STD, etc.

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 flexible within the operational hours of the clinic which are generally 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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 or other Physician Extender by the North Carolina Board of Nursing or other appropriate Physician Extender board 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


     
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