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(828) 349-2020

Pam Farmer, HR Coordinator
(828) 349-2595


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

Mail to:
5 West Main Street
Franklin NC 28734

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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: Administrative Support Assistant II
Planning, Permitting and Development
Salary Grade:23 Starting Salary: $27,874.08
Closing date: October 4, 2017

General Statement of Duties:
Performs difficult skilled administrative support work receiving, screening and processing telephone calls, issuing permits, typing a variety of documents, maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Planning, Permitting & Development Director.

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:

  • Acts as a receptionist; greets visitors; answers telephone; provides information; forwards calls to appropriate party; assists the public with the completion of standardized records or documents; directs visitors to appropriate party.
  • Enters a variety of data into computer; verifies statistical and other records for accuracy and completeness; enters and retrieves sensitive and restricted information into computer system.
  • Processes building applications; reviews and verifies information for accuracy and completeness; issues building permits.
  • Types a variety of documents including correspondence, forms, reports, purchase orders, requisitions, etc. where a knowledge of format and presentation is necessary; answers routine correspondence independently.
  • Receives citizen inquiries, complaints and service requests and resolves them within the framework of the established polices and procedures or forwards to appropriate party for disposition.
  • Assists in the coordination and preparation of periodic, special and other reports; collects information from a variety of sources and compiles data.
  • Receives and accounts for various revenues; prepares and makes bank deposits; gathers, assembles, tabulates, checks and files financial data.
  • Receives, sorts, processes and distributes incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Operates and maintains a variety of standard office equipment; maintains repair and/or maintenance records on equipment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • General knowledge of standard office practices, procedures, equipment and office assistance techniques
  • General knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic
  • General knowledge of the organization and functions of the department and of general administrative policies and practices
  • Ability to keep office records and to prepare accurate reports from file sources
  • Ability to perform and organize work independently; ability to type at a reasonable rate of speed
  • Ability to prepare effective correspondence on routine matters and to perform routine office management details without referral to supervisor
  • Skill in the operation of personal computer equipment and related office software
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and considerable experience in general administrative support involving public contact, 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 speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions, frequently requires sitting and occasionally requires standing, walking, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

How To Apply:
A State application PD 107*and if needed, PD 107 continuation job sheet must be submitted to DWS(NC WORKS) at the address below or online at DWS(NC WORKS) No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Planning, Permitting & Development. 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: Income Maintenance Caseworker II or IMC I in a work against status
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Range: Grade 23 IMCI in a work against $ 27,874.08 - Grade 25 IMCII $30,731.22
Announcement date: 9/05/2017
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
This position is in the Family and Children's Medicaid, and Work First Unit and conducts and correctly determines the applicant's eligibility for Family and Children's Medicaid, N.C. Health Choice and Work First Cash Assistance within NC FAST.

This position also determines Medical Assistance to the Aged, Disabled, and/or Blind and Carolina Access that is administered by Macon County DSS.

Employee is responsible for interviewing applicants to gather data according to a pre-determined format; obtains necessary verifications, requests medical information inspects documents; which when verified, forms the basis for determining eligibility for any one of several public assistance programs.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of the program/area(s) of assignment
  • General knowledge of all agency and community programs and services which could affect the client/applicant
  • Good mathematical reasoning and computational skills
  • Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets rules, regulations and procedures
  • Ability to communicate with clients/applicants, the public at large, and public officials to obtain data, and to explain and interpret rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Ability to perform caseworker functions within structured time frames.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
College education or High School graduation and 2 years of specific experience of paraprofessional, clerical, or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, gathering and compiling of data, analysis of data and/or performance in mathematical or legal tasks with at least one year of such experience being in an income maintenance program

or graduation from high school and three years of paraprofessional, clerical or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, the gathering and compiling of data, the analysis of data and/or the performance of mathematical or legal tasks;

or equivalent combination of training and experience. Exemplified computer proficiency is a must to this IMC II role. You have been an IMC I for one year to qualify as IMC II. Will accept a work against status with the above qualifications.

Selection Procedures:
Structured interview using work sample exercises and skills test will be administered. A screening committee will review applications to select the best qualified applicants to the interview. Applicants admitted to the interview will be given a written test for simulated tasks to perform typical to those of the Social Services Income Maintenance Caseworker and a computer performance test.

How To Apply:
A State application PD 107*and if needed, PD 107 continuation job sheet must be submitted to DWS(NC WORKS) at the address below or online at DWS(NC WORKS) 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: Macon County Department of Social Services
Community Social Services Assistant
Salary Grade 19
Salary Range $22,932.00
Closing date: Until Filled

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Leads clients in various activities in accordance with daily schedule; may substitute activities based on observation of clients and their response and level of functioning each day
  • Provides feedback to supervisor on clients' needs and recommends program/activities for futures; assists in determining needs daily through interaction and observation
  • Prepares snacks and meals following snack schedule provided by the supervisor; assistance may be provided with feeding
  • Demonstrates and educates clients and families in selection and preparation of nutritious and inexpensive snacks and meals
  • Interacts with family when they bring clients to and pick up from the center; provides an outlet and listens to concerns and problems they are encountering and assists in helping them deal with effects of aging; share continuing concerns and problems with supervisor
  • Completes daily records on client's level of functioning, behavior changes, participation in activities and changes in person care assistance required
  • Assists clients with personal needs; assistance may be provided with personal hygiene
  • Provided training such as cutting up food and assistance in personal care feeding, escorting to the bathroom and community living skills changing depends; assists with hand washing and cleans up accidents
  • Hands out medications provided by family member that is in prepackaged dosages; gives to client according to times specified
  • May check and record vital signs as needed
  • Takes clients to medical service providers when necessary to assure they receive needed services
  • Attends required training courses and workshops
  • Performs shelter and special needs duties as required by County Emergency Operation plan.
  • This position will be supervised by the Senior Services Administrative Officer and will be a part of the Senior Services Program Section in the Department of Social Services.
  • The Adult Day Care Program operates from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. weekdays. This is not a residential program.
  • Performs related duties as directed
  • Perform shelter and special needs duties as required by the County Emergency Operations Plan

Knowledge, Skills & 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.

SELECTION PROCEDURES:
SELECTION PROCEDURES

HOW TO APPLY: A State application PD 107* and if needed PD-107 continuation job sheet can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below. You must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. No resumes will be considered, but may be attached to PD-107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County 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: EMT Intermediate
Department: Emergency Management
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Salary Grade 25: Salary Range: $30,731 - $46,097
Deadline for applications - Until Filled

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

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

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

Essential Functions

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Public Health Nurse II - School Nurse
Macon County Public Health
Salary: Grade 33, $37,685 - 10 Month Position
Closing Date: Until Filled

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

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

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

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

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: 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 / 40% position)
Closing date: Until Filled

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

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

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

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

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Nurse Practitioner / Physician Extender II
Macon County Public Health / NC Alliance for Public Health Agencies
Salary $71,000
Closing date: Open Until Filled

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

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

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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and the North Carolina Medical Board and one year of experience as a Physician Extender. Applicants may be eligible for loan re-payment or assistance.

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

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


Position: Health Educator I (Certified Child Health Consultant)
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade 26, $32,268
Closing date: Until Filled - start date October 9, 2017

Responsibilities:
This position serves as the Smart Start Program Manager and Child Care Health Consultant. Position is a community-based and works with daycare/childcare center administrators, facility owners, educators, health care professionals, and families to ensure optimal health for young children and to reduce the children's risk of illness and harm.

Responsibilities will include: general, targeted and comprehensive consultation, coaching, training, and advocacy. The employee will be expected to assist in data collection and review of services to determine compliance with guidelines, best practices and funding arrangements.

Hours of work are generally 8-5 Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours to meet the needs of the consumers and/or to respond to public health initiatives or emergencies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • General knowledge of the functions of community health agencies.
  • General knowledge of methods and techniques used in preparing and disseminating educational information to the public.
  • General knowledge of the techniques involved in preparing and displaying posters, exhibits and other educational visual aids.
  • Ability to present ideas effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with departmental personnel, community organizations, and the general public.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in health education or, health-related field (nutrition and physical activity, oral health, community or public health, etc.) and experience in health education.

Fully qualified applicants must have completed one year of public health experience. Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) is preferred.

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

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

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

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: 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: 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.

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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