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Mike Decker, Director
(828) 349-2020

Pam Farmer, HR Coordinator
(828) 349-2595


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Mail to:
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Franklin NC 28734

 

Macon County Human Resources
Job Listings

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

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

If you feel you can contribute to our workforce in a positive way, please review the positions listed below.

All applications for employment are taken through the North Carolina Division of Workforce Solutions. Macon County does not accept applications from any other job-posting website.

If you have any questions about the positions listed below, or would like to apply, you may contact the Division of Workforce Solutions at (828) 369-9534, or access their web site at www.ncesc.com. You may also call Macon County Human Resources with inquiries at
(828) 349-2020 or email us - mdecker@maconnc.org.

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


Position: Building Inspector I
Macon County Department of Planning, Permitting & Development
Minimum Salary - Grade 26: $36,301.20
Closing date: January 26, 2022 at 5:00pm

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

Distinguishing Features of the Class:
An employee of this class inspects construction and installation work in process to enforce State codes for building,plumbing, electrical and mechanical codes in the county and in the towns of Franklin, Highlands and Nantahala. Work involves frequent field checks to inspect construction in various stages of completion. Work also includes enforcing a variey of county ordinances as directed. Technical judgement is required to interpret provisions of the codes as applied to practical consitruction projects and circumstances. Inspection process may require some phyiscal effort and is performed under hazards present in dealing with construction work in progress. The employee is subject to inside and outside enviromental conditions, extremes in temperatures, adverse and normal weather conditions, noise and dust, and human fluids and this is subject to OHSA requirements for blood born pathogens. Tact, courtsey and firmness must be exercised in dealing with contractors, design professionls and the general public. Work is performed under the supervision of the Chief Building Inspector and is evaluated through conferences, review and reports and records, and contractors, design professionals, the general public and coworker's reactions.

Essential Duties and Tasks:

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

Additional Job Duties:

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Employee must possess considerable knowledge of State and local codes, laws and ordinances related to constructions and development process.

Employee must possess skill in interpretation of codes, laws and reulations and their application to specific sitations or circumstances.

Employee must possess skill in reading and interpreting plans and specifications.

Employee must possess ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with contractors, design professionals, property owners, and county and related state agency employees.

Employee must possess the ability to enforce reulations and codes tactfully, firmly and fairly.

Employee must possess ability to establish and maintain accurate and thorough records.

Employee must possess ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form

Physical Requirements:

  • Employee must be able to physically perform the basic life operations functions of standing, sitting, walking, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, pushing, pulling, touching, grasping, talking, hearing and various repetitive motions.
  • Valid driver's license in the State of North Carolina.

How To Apply:
A State application PD 107* and if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below or on-line at www.ncworks.gov You Must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring. No resumes may be considered, but may be attached to PD107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Department of Planning, Permitting & Development.

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Social Worker Investigative/Assessment and Treatment (SW I/AT)
Position Number: 211-40-3100
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Grade: 31 - $46,330.18 plus On-call pay of $24.00/night
Bonus: Premium Pay Opportunity
Closing Date: Until Filled

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

Work involves investigation of alleged neglect and abuse, substantiation of the alleged neglect or abuse as prescribed by federal and state guidelines, providing expert testimony in court hearings, and following-up with case management and preventive services for clients. This Social Worker will analyze situations and determine appropriate courses of action immediately or in short time spans and often under very stressful conditions.

They may also provide group, family or individual treatment to clients of any age and any developmental, mental, medical, substance abuse, financial or family problem. This Social Worker is also required to be on-call after hours every 13 weeks to respond to reports of child abuse, neglect or dependency, as well as to respond to calls concerning adults who are disabled and in need of protective services.

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

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

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

A TRANSCRIPT OF THE HIGHEST DEGREE OBTAINED IS REQUIRED.

HOW TO APPLY: A completed State of NC Application PD-107* State of NC Application PD-107 and, if needed, PD-107 Continuation Sheet must be submitted to NC Works at 5 West Main street, Franklin, NC 28734. Please include three references and an email address.

MACON COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Position: Community Social Services Assistant
Macon County Department of Social Services
Position Number - 211-53-5000
Salary Range - Grade 18: $24,570.00
Closing date: February 5, 2022

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

  • Leads participants in various activities in accordance with daily schedule; may substitute activities based on observation of participants and their response and level of functioning each day
  • Provides feedback to supervisor on participants' needs and recommends program/activities for futures; assists in determining needs daily through interaction and observation
  • Prepares snacks and serves meals
  • Interacts with family members or caregivers when dropping off and picking up participants from Center; listens to concerns and problems family members or caregivers are encountering and assists in helping them deal with effects of aging and/or memory loss;
  • Completes quarterly records on client's level of functioning, behavior changes, participation in activities and changes in personal care assistance required
  • Assists participants with personal needs; assistance with personal grooming, dressing, and hygiene may also be provided
  • Provides assistance with tasks such as cutting up food, escorting to the bathroom, assisting with community living skills, changing incontinence products and/or soiled clothing as needed; assists with hand washing and cleans up accidents
  • Administers medications provided by family member or caregiver that is in original containers according to prescription instructions
  • Attends required training courses and workshops

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

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

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

How to apply:
A State application (PD-107)* is required and if needed PD-107 continuation job sheet and must be submitted to the address below or online **

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. 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: Macon County Public Health
Human Services Planner/Evaluator I
Community Health Promotions Coordinator
Salary: Grade 30 - $44,124.00
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
The position functions as the Lead Health Education/Promotion Agent for MCPH and includes the following responsibilities:

  • Promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health via educational processes and community outreach.
  • Manages fiscal resources necessary to coordinate community health and wellness activities and events.
  • Coordinates the agency's preparation and research required for grant opportunities.
  • Liaison between MCPH and the community as MCPH's designated representative on various community/governmental boards and coalitions.
  • Serves in an advisory capacity to other professional agents in the aread of developing, implementing, and monitoring health education efforts conducted outside the Health Education unit (i.e. public schools, mountainwise of Macon County task forces, etc.)
  • Lead Public Information Officer for MCPH and serves in an advisotry capacity to other professional agents in the areas of developing, implementing, and monitoroing marketing efforts.
  • Responsible for facilitating and monitoring MCPH's Strategic Plan.

Hours of work are generally 8-5 Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours and ability to be available afterhours to respond to a public health emergency.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

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

How to Apply

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

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.


Position: Processing Assistant III (Clerical)
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade 19, $25,799.02
Closing Date: Unitl Filled

Responsibilities:
Employees in this position must have excellent keyboard skills; be proficient in Word and Excel; and, be capable of handling financial transactions with the general public. Knowledge and experience with HIS is a plus. General duties include filing, typing, processing paperwork, verifying income and residency documentation, phone skills, data entry, and working with clinic patients. Must have organizational skills and must be flexible and able to prioritize workloads and requests. This clerical position requires good communication skills and ability to work with people with courtesy and tact, as direct patient contact is a requirement. Must have ability to screen communications based on predetermined guidelines to independently respond to route inquiries. Must have ability to compile information based on general guidelines. Some lifting will be required. General work hours are Monday through Friday 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:
  • Some knowledge of common health and safety precautions in working in local health departments.
  • Ability to work with staff and patients, under supervision, as set up by departmental policies.
  • Ability to maintain clerical records and to compile reports from these records.
  • Ability to use sound judgment and empathy in dealing with patients.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions

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

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

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Medical Office Assistant (Customer Service Representative)
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade: 20, $27,088.10
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
Employees in this position must have excellent keyboard skills; be proficient in Word and Excel; and be capable of handling financial transactions with the general public. Knowledge and experience with HIS and/or Patagonia is a plus.

General duties include filing, typing, processing paperwork, verifying income and residency documentation, phone skills, data entry, and working with clinic patients. Must have organizational skills and must be flexible and able to prioritize workloads and requests.

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

Some lifting will be required. General work hours are Monday through Friday 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

  • Some knowledge of common health and safety precautions in working in local health departments.
  • Ability to work with staff and patients, under supervision, as set up by departmental policies.
  • Ability to maintain clerical records and to compile reports from these records.
  • Ability to use sound judgment and empathy in dealing with patients.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Some knowledge of medical terminology and EMR's

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.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

How to Apply

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

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.


Position: Public Health Nurse II - OBCM
Macon County Public Health Center
Salary: Grade 33, $48,647
Closing date: Until Filled

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

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

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

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

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

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and one year of Public Health Nursing experience; or Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience including one year of Public Health Nursing experience
  • A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the NC Board of Nursing.
  • Hours of work are generally 8-5 Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours.

How to Apply

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

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Processing Assistant IV
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade: 21, $28,443.22
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
This agent is responsible for a variety of office and technical tasks for the dental program, including consumer eligibility determination, scheduling, billing, program promotion and development and compliance with regulatory agencies. The primary purpose of the agent is to verify accurate data entry, to insure that dental consumer accounts and third party billing is timely and accurate. This includes receiving and posting payments, and billing third party (primarily Medicaid and Heath Choice) on a daily basis. Responsible for calculating, collecting and posting fees from dental consumers.

Hours of work are generally 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday with occasional evening & weekend hours. Modification of hours is required to assist in event of Public Health emergency, to attend meetings in conjunction with Health Centers Services or to participate in the Health Centers after hours special projects

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Significant knowledge of office or work unit procedures, methods and practices.
  • Significant knowledge of and ability to use correct grammar, vocabulary, spelling and office terminology to compose and/or proofread correspondence, reports and other materials.
  • Significant knowledge of accounting procedures, mathematics and their application in the work environment.
  • Ability to learn and independently apply laws and departmental rules and regulations covering programs and services.
  • Ability to review and process information to determine conclusions, actions or compliance with applicable laws, rules or regulations.
  • Ability to apply a variety of work-related formulas or mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to record, compile, summarize and perform basic analysis of data.
  • Ability to independently work with people with courtesy and tact in performing public contact duties that may be sensitive in nature.
  • May require ability to supervise and coordinate the work of other staff, student workers or volunteers.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

  • Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledges, skills and abilities gained through at least two years of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Occasional evening and/or weekend work required.

How to Apply

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.


Position: Social Worker Investigative/Assessment and Treatment (SW I/AT)
Position Number: 211-40-3105
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Grade: 31 - $46,330.18 plus On-call pay of $24.00/Night
Bonus: Premium Pay Opportunity
Closing Date: Until Filled

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

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

This Social Worker is also required to be on-call after hours every 13 weeks to respond to reports of child abuse, neglect or dependency, as well as to respond to calls concerning adults who are disabled and in need of protective services.

Minimum Education and Experience for Social Worker III

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

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

One year of work experience can be credited for completion of the social work collaborative. May consider qualified work against or trainee status at lower salary and grade.

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

A TRANSCRIPT OF THE HIGHEST DEGREE OBTAINED IS REQUIRED.

HOW TO APPLY: A completed State of NC Application PD-107* State of NC Application PD-107 and, if needed, PD-107 Continuation Sheet must be submitted to NC Works at 5 West Main street, Franklin, NC 28734. Please include three references and an email address.

MACON COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Position: Tax Technician
Macon County Department of Tax and Mapping
Salary Grade: 22
Salary Range: $29,865.16
Closing date: Open Until Filled

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

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

Essential Functions

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • General knowledge of standard office methods, techniques and procedures, business English, spelling and arithmetic
  • Skill in the operation of data entry equipment
  • Ability to operate standard data entry and office machines
  • General knowledge of tax programs, policies and procedures
  • Ability to prepare and maintain detailed financial records and reports
  • Ability to make arithmetical calculations quickly and accurately
  • Ability to make decisions relating to assigned operations in conformance with applicable laws and policies
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in tax collection, accounting, finance, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking and reaching with hands and arms; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a quiet location (e.g. library, private offices).

Special Requirements
Possession of or ability to obtain certification by passing the Property Tax Listing and Assessing in NC class within two years of start of position.

HOW TO APPLY: A State application PD 107* and if needed PD-107 continuation job sheet can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below. You must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. No resumes will be considered, but may be attached to PD-107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Tax & Mapping.
A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring.

NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Mailing address: 5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734
By the application deadline listed above.
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Position: Administrative Assistant II
Transit Services
Salary Grade: 25
Salary: $34,542.20
Closing date: December 22,2021 at 12:00pm

General Definition of Work
Performs intermediate administrative work coordinating and organizing the operations, financial management and administration of the County's transit services, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Transit 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

  • Verifies driver manifests for month end billing; checks items for clerical accuracy and completeness; enters information into data system; reviews and verifies timesheets, prepares payroll documents and submits to Human Resources for payment.
  • Prepares invoices for contracting agencies; codes and approves all invoices and submits to Accounts Payable; prints, mails and files invoices; reviews revenues to verify fare collections; follows up with agencies that are delinquent in their payments.
  • Assists the Transit Director in preparing and submitting grants, related invoices and tracking; enters monthly trips for Block Grant payment; prepares quarterly and/or yearly reports as required by the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
  • Assists the Transit Scheduler/Dispatcher with schedules, answering phones, making appointments for passengers, and provides lunch coverage.
  • Performs a variety of support and administrative tasks such as ordering supplies and uniforms.
  • Assists with the implementation of the marketing plan for transit services.
  • Maintains drug and alcohol files and ensures random testing is conducted and reported.
  • Reviews and maintains personnel training records; prepares and submits quarterly and annual reports.
  • Monitors transit services budget; ensures services and equipment are purchased within authorized expenditure levels; notifies Transit Director of any discrepancies.
  • Enters and submits workers compensation claims; maintains records and files; notifies Transit Director and Human Resources of any changes.
  • Attends Transit Advisory Board meetings and records minutes; attends other meetings and engagements in the absence of the Transit Director.
  • Sells, invoices and collect of payment for the advertising program for MCT vehicles under the direction of the Asst. Director and Director
  • Assists Operations Supervisor in Transit trainings, maintains training records and submits quarterly Training log to the Assistant Transit Director.
  • May be required to operate a transit vehicle on an assigned route and schedule; assists passengers entering and leaving the vehicle, when necessary; carries packages for passengers when necessary; operates wheel chair lift.when necessary; operates wheel chair lift.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and equipment related to public transit operations and administration; thorough knowledge of the geography of the service area; thorough knowledge of departmental objectives, programs, policies and procedures; thorough knowledge of business English and arithmetic; general knowledge of federal, state and local laws governing vehicular movements; some knowledge of state and federal grant programs related to public transit; ability to plan and supervise a diverse staff; ability to express ideas clearly and accurately orally and in writing; ability to prepare and present financial reports; ability to prepare and maintain complex financial records, prepare and monitor an operating budget; ability to collect, summarize and present detailed information; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, subordinates, other employees and general public.

Education and Experience
Associates/Technical degree with coursework in business administration, or related field and considerable experience in transit operations, finance, administrative support including some supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Physical Requirements
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, 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 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, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements
Drug and alcohol testing shall be conducted in accordance with local, State and/or Federal regulations. 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

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

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Position: Transit Operator - Part-Time - 1 Position Opening
Macon County Transit
Starting Salary $14.3582/hr
Closing date: Until Filled

General Definition of Work: Performs intermediate semiskilled 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.

Qualifcation 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
  • Transports 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: Nutritionist II
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade: 29 - $42,023.00
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
Employee will provide Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT), Diabetes Self-Management (DSMT), Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), and School-based nutrition services to Health Department patients as well as patients referred from local medical providers. Employee will assist health education and nutrition staff in planning and implementing educational programs focused on chronic disease prevention and management; participate in marketing campaigns to encourage healthy lifestyle choices; and, provide nutrition services to patients served by the W.I.C. program.

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

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

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

How to Apply

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

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

NC Works Career Center
5 West Main Street
Franklin NC 28734

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Position: Preparedness Coordinator/Agency Accreditation Coordinator
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade 30: - $44,124.00
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
Serves as the preparedness expert for the agency. Provides preparedness consultation and educational services to Health Center agents as well as providers, hospitals, labs, emergency management and other community agencies. Serves as the Agency's Accreditation Coordinator.

Develops and establishes plans for Preparedness and Accreditation activities, sets outcome measures and standards and designs information flow via electronic means where possible. Recommends and maintains resources based on trends and data.

Coordinates with the County Health and Medical Directors to develop, plan and implement policies and procedures to meet preparedness and accreditation standards. Serves as the Quality Improvement Coordinator for the agency. Occasional nights and weekend work required.

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

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

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

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

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

828-369-9534 - phone
828-369-5166 (fax)
ncworks.3700@nccommerce.com (email)

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Position: Environmental Health Specialist
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade 30: $44,124.00
Closing Date: Open until filled

Responsibilities:
Duties include promotion of public health through education, surveillance, consultation, inspection, and enforcement of state and local environmental health laws and regulations. The majority of work will be in the On-site Waste Water and Private Drinking Water Well programs, including evaluation of sites for well-water systems, layout of systems, inspection of systems for proper installation, investigation of general environmental health complaints, and evaluation of problems with existing systems. Some work may include inspection of food handling establishments, hotel, motel and other lodging establishments, public swimming pools, daycare centers and, migrant housing to determine compliance with current sanitation standards.

Hours of work are generally 8-5 Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours and ability to be available afterhours to respond to a public health emergency..

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Working knowledge of environmental health laws, rules, and procedures, as well as a complete understanding of the concepts of public heath law.
  • Practical knowledge of microbiology, biology, chemistry, food science, epidemiology, soil science, entomology, and basic engineering technology as applied to environmental health practices.
  • General knowledge of community resources.
  • Working knowledge of the responsibilities of other agencies involved in environmental health work.
  • Working knowledge of the interrelationship between socio-economic factors and environmental health concerns.
  • Working knowledge of the design of private drinking well water systems, on-site wastewater systems, food sanitation, foodborne diseases, communicable diseases, vector control, protection of water supplies, solid waste management, and institutional sanitation.
  • Working knowledge of inspection methods and investigation techniques as applied in environmental health.
  • Ability to analyze and comprehend a wide variety of technical and administrative regulations, records, and reports.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and deal tactfully with a wide range of public contracts while enforcing public health laws and regulations.
  • Ability to motivate and educate business and property owners and the consuming public in matters related to protecting and promoting public health.
  • Ability to present formal environmental health training programs.
  • Ability to develop and express ideas and opinions concisely, comprehensively, and clearly in oral and written from.
  • Ability to independently plan and schedule work activities.
  • Ability to apply environmental health knowledge and techniques in the investigation of environmental health problems.

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with 30 semester of course work in the physical or biological sciences and two years of exposure in environmental health;
  • or a four-year or Master's degree in environmental health from a program which is accredited by the National Accreditation Council for Environmental Health Curricula of the National Environmental Health Association and one year of experience in environmental health.

    Special Requirements:
  • Approval for registration as a Sanitarian or registration as a Sanitarian by the North Carolina Board of Sanitarian Examiners prior to employment.

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

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

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

828-369-9534 - phone
828-369-5166 (fax)
ncworks.3700@nccommerce.com (email)

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Environmental Health Specialist
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade 30: $44,124.00
Closing Date: Open until filled

Responsibilities:
Duties include promotion of public health through education, surveillance, consultation, inspection, and enforcement of state and local environmental health laws and regulations. The majority of work will be in the Food and Lodging Programs, including inspections of food handling establishments, hotel, motel and other lodging establishments, daycare centers and migrant housing to determine compliance with current sanitation standards. Complete inspection forms and post sanitation grade cards. Participate in investigation of general environmental health complaints, and evaluation of problems for all permitted establishments.

Hours of work are generally 8-5 Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours and ability to be available afterhours to respond to a public health emergency..

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Working knowledge of environmental health laws, rules, and procedures, as well as a complete understanding of the concepts of public heath law.
  • Practical knowledge of microbiology, biology, chemistry, food science, epidemiology, soil science, entomology, and basic engineering technology as applied to environmental health practices.
  • General knowledge of community resources.
  • Working knowledge of the responsibilities of other agencies involved in environmental health work.
  • Working knowledge of the interrelationship between socio-economic factors and environmental health concerns.
  • Working knowledge of the design of private drinking well water systems, on-site wastewater systems, food sanitation, foodborne diseases, communicable diseases, vector control, protection of water supplies, solid waste management, and institutional sanitation.
  • Working knowledge of inspection methods and investigation techniques as applied in environmental health.
  • Ability to analyze and comprehend a wide variety of technical and administrative regulations, records, and reports.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and deal tactfully with a wide range of public contracts while enforcing public health laws and regulations.
  • Ability to motivate and educate business and property owners and the consuming public in matters related to protecting and promoting public health.
  • Ability to present formal environmental health training programs.
  • Ability to develop and express ideas and opinions concisely, comprehensively, and clearly in oral and written from.
  • Ability to independently plan and schedule work activities.
  • Ability to apply environmental health knowledge and techniques in the investigation of environmental health problems.

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with 30 semester of course work in the physical or biological sciences and two years of exposure in environmental health;
  • or a four-year or Master's degree in environmental health from a program which is accredited by the National Accreditation Council for Environmental Health Curricula of the National Environmental Health Association and one year of experience in environmental health.

    Special Requirements:
  • Approval for registration as a Sanitarian or registration as a Sanitarian by the North Carolina Board of Sanitarian Examiners prior to employment.

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

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

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

828-369-9534 - phone
828-369-5166 (fax)
ncworks.3700@nccommerce.com (email)

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Macon County Public Health
Public Health Education Specialist
Grade 28, $40,022.00
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
The primary function of this position is to promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health via educational processes and community outreach. Employee serves as the Healthy Carolinians Coordinator and, functions as a liaison between the Department and the community as the designated representative on various community/governmental boards and coalitions.

Employee works cooperatively with community stakeholders to assess the health needs of community, to collect and interpret healthcare data and facilitate the establishment of community improvement goals. The position also serves in an advisory capacity to other professional agents both internally and externally, in the areas of developing, implementing, and monitoring health education programs and services.

Additionally, employee interprets the Department's programs to the public, professional and voluntary organizations and groups and maintains cooperative working relationships with them.

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

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

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

HOW TO APPLY: A State application PD 107* can be obtained and submitted to DWS at the address below. 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.

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER

All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: EMT Advanced
Department: Emergency Management
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Salary Grade 25: Salary Range: $36,301.00
Deadline for applications - Until Filled

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

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

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

Essential Functions

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: EMT Advanced Part-time
Department: Emergency Management
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Salary; $17.45/ 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 EMT-Basic and Paramedic-level certificate holders will be accepted as well.

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

Essential Functions

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

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

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

Physical Requirements
This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force.

Work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions, frequently requires stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires standing, walking, sitting, climbing or balancing and tasting or smelling.

Work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception, night vision and peripheral vision.

Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound.

Work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment, frequently requires exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and occasionally requires working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to the risk of electrical shock.

Work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

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

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

You must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. No resumes will be considered, but may be attached to PD-107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County EMS.

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