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Macon County Human Resources
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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: Deputy Register of Deeds
Department: Register of Deeds
Salary Grade 21
Minimum Salary $25,283.18
Closing date: August 18, 2020

General Definition of Work
Performs intermediate skilled administrative support and technical work receiving, checking, indexing, verifying, proofing and recording legal documents, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Register of Deeds.

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
  • Assists customers with inquiries regarding real estate and/or other recorded documents; assists customers in obtaining the correct information or refers them the appropriate department; works with other County offices regarding questions concerning recorded documents.
  • Records and indexes a variety of documents; scans documents into system; ensures accuracy of scan before releasing original document.
  • Processes and indexes birth and death certificates according to state statutes; updates vital statistics; proofreads indexed documents; corrects errors.
  • Issues and processes marriage licenses; issues regular and certified copies of marriage licenses, death certificates, military discharge papers, etc.
  • Checks legal documents for recording standards; verifies notary acknowledgement and puts documents on record; prints and updates record books; prepares and submits amendment requests to the State.
  • Receives, receipts, and accounts for various fees; performs daily reconciliation of cash drawer; prints and verifies fee and collection reports; prepares and makes deposits and corrects accounting errors; prepares bi-weekly payroll.
  • Prepares end of month documents and reports for the State including marriage, notaries and financial reports.
  • Administers Notarial oaths.
  • Scans recorded documents into system; performs back indexing and scanning of older vital records.
  • Processes incoming and outgoing mail; records mail; sends back rejected documents to lending institutions, attorneys, etc.
  • Performs basic office equipment maintenance; orders supplies and maintains inventory.
  • Stays up-to-date on State and local statute/resolution changes; alerts local attorneys and banks of changes.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • General knowledge of the rules, laws, practices and procedures of the Register of Deeds office
  • General knowledge of North Carolina State Statutes as they are related to operations of the department
  • General knowledge of office programs and policies
  • General knowledge of standard office methods and procedures, business English, spelling and arithmetic
  • Ability to operate standard office machines and computers
  • Ability to make decisions relating to assigned operations in conformance with applicable laws and policies
  • Ability to solve problems within scope of responsibility
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED, 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 speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions, frequently requires sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and pushing or pulling and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing 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, operating machines and observing general surroundings and activities; Work has no exposure to environmental conditions; Work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements
None

How to Apply
A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the
NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Franklin, N.C.
Mailing Address : 5 West Main Street, Franklin NC 28734
Please include 3 references with contact information and a valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant. Resumes will not be considered.

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


Position: Animal Control Officer I
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade: 23
Salary Range: $27,874
Closing date: Until Filled

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    How to Apply:
  • 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: 22, $26,547.04
Closing date: July 31, 2020

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: Switchboard Operator / HR Processing Assistant
Macon County Human Resources & Tax Departments
Salary Grade: 23
Minimum Salary: $27,874.08
Closing date: 5pm August 4, 2020

General Definition of Work:
This job entails two separate but equally important functions.

As the Switchboard Operator, the employee greets visitors, answers the telephone, provides information to the public, forwards calls to the appropriate party, assists the public with the completion of standardized records or documents and directs visitors to the appropriate party. The employee will also distribute mail and packages.

As the Human Resources Processing Assistant, the employee performs moderate to difficult skilled technical work administering Family Medical Leave Act, Workers Compensation claims, preparing and processing personnel records and files, assisting employees with enrollment and adjustments, assisting the Human Resources Director and Human Resources Coordinator, maintaining files and records and related work as apparent or assigned.

Work is performed under the limited supervision of both the Tax Administrator and the Human Resources 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:
    Switchboard Operator
  • Greets visitors to the Courthouse Annex and provides informaton as needed.
  • Answers calls to the county's primary telephone number and forwards calls as needed to the appropriate party.
  • Assists the public with standardized documents on a limited basis or provides direction for additional assistance as needed.
  • Processes mail and packages.

    Human Resources Processing Assistant
  • Serves as the "intake point" for all documents coming in to Human Resouces, and will check those documents for completion and accuracy.
  • Processes Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requests, determines eligibility and notifies individuals of claim status; tracks leave throughout entirety of event.
  • Prepares and submits Workers Compensation claims as needed, manages claim activity until it is closed.
  • Serves as backup to Human Resource Coordinator for keying employee data into Munis.
  • Assists with processing employee personnel action forms, leave requests, direct deposit requests, payroll deductions, insurance and retirement forms; enters information into computer; helps to manage and maintain all personnel records and files including applications.
  • Assists employees with participation in and understanding of various fringe benefits programs; schedules and provides new employee orientation; responds to questions and advises employees on open enrollment and processes; enters and updates information into payroll system during open enrollment.
  • Assists with the completion of employment and wage statements, I-9's, W-2's, and other benefit forms; verifies employment; orders, prints and files replacement benefit cards.
  • Completes eligibility worksheet on employees for health insurance Administrator and tracks census of individuals aging out of coverage.
  • Tracks and maintains personnel performance evaluations.
  • Enters employees into the child support system; prepares monthly reports; completes and submits requested information.
  • Updates and maintains human resources forms; updates and maintains labor posters as needed.
  • Schedules employee assistance program training for employees, supervisors, and department heads.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of telephone switchboard operations and personnel administration, including knowledge of accepted methods and practices of employee benefits administration and records maintenance techniques
  • General knowledge of principles of governmental organization and administration
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of personnel records and discussions
  • Ability to express ideas effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with departmental supervisors, employees and the general public.

Education and Experience:
Associates/Technical degree with coursework in personnel management, public administration, or related field and moderate experience in personnel management, 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, frequently requires reaching with hands and arms 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 preparing and analyzing written or computer data and observing general surroundings and activities; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements:
Notary Public.
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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Social Worker (SW) III - Foster Care
Macon County Department of Social Services
Position #: 211-40-2107
Salary Grade 31, $41,183.22
Closing date: Open Until Filled

Description of Work:
Primary responsibilities of this position consist of case management duties for children who are placed in the legal and/or physical custody of the Department. The employee will evaluate the parents' or families' needs, abilities, resources, motivation, reaction to agency involvement and potential for positive change for the purpose of setting goals which are mutually developed by the Social Worker and the parent to remedy the condition which necessitated the department's involvement.

The Social Worker will perform a variety of services to ensure the safety and well-being needs of the child, such as but not limited to: assessing the child's needs to ensure appropriate placement and services; arranging for medical and mental health services; ensuring that the child's educational needs are met; developing and arranging community-based services to support the child and their family; involving the kinship network to provide planning, placement and other support for the child and family.

This social worker will be required to represent the department in court and legal matters and will be expected to prepare for and participate in court proceedings and work closely with the agency attorney. This position requires a significant amount of paperwork with an emphasis on detail, accuracy, and adherence to strict deadlines, especially relating to fiscal responsibilities.

This Social Worker may be asked to complete Home Studies as court ordered or required through Inter-state Compact on the Placement of Children process, as well as inter-county requests, or kinship care assessments and monitoring these cases as needed. This employee is 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 application to complex casework, groupwork, and community problems.
  • Considerable knowledge of a wide range of medical, behavioral, and/or psychosocial problems and their treatment theory.
  • Considerable knowledge of family and group dynamics and a range of intervention techniques, governmental and private organizations, and resources in the community, laws, regulations, and policies which govern the program.
  • General knowledge of the methods and principles of casework supervision and training.
  • In certain settings, considerable knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment as they relate to decisions regarding clinical interventions and appropriate therapies based on medical or psychological diagnosis.
  • Skill in establishing rapport with a client and in applying techniques or assessing psychosocial, behavioral, and psychological aspects of client's problems.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of case load and their families, as well as civic, legal, medical, social, and religious organizations.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

  • Master's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work
  • Bachelor's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and completion of the Child Welfare Collaborative
  • Bachelor's degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and one year directly related experience
  • Master's degree in a human services field and one year of directly related experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university and two years directly related experience
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of directly related experience.
  • May consider qualified work against status at lower salary and grade.

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

A TRANSCRIPT OF THE HIGHEST DEGREE OBTAINED IS REQUIRED.

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

MACON COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Position: Public Health Nurse II (4 positions open)
North Carolina Alliance for Public Health Agencies
Salary: $45,404
Closing date: Until Filled

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

This position may provide services under a State mandated and governed program within the health department, school or other setting as deemed necessary by the agency to promote health and prevent disease in the community.

The position 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.

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

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

    How to Apply
  • Submit online application to NCAPHA at www.ncapha.org
  • 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.
All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: Social Worker Investigative/Assessment and Treatment (SW I/AT)
Macon County Department of Social Services
Position #: 211-40-3101
Salary Grade 32, $43,242.16
Closing date: Open 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 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* and if needed PD-107 continuation job sheet must be submitted to NC Works.

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

Please include three references and an applicant e-mail address.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: MOA/Phlebotomist - Temporary Full-time
NC Alliance for Public Health Agencies (NCAPHA)
Salary $15.00 per hour
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
This temporary position requires the ability to assist in routine and standardized medical laboratory testing procedures. Employee will obtain blood specimens by performing venipunctures and fingersticks of all ages and types of patients, collect urine specimens, conduct testing of specimens as defined in agency policies and procedures, track collected specimens, and perform other duties as assigned.

Hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or flexed to meet the department needs.

The work location for this position is at Macon County Public Health (MCPH) although, the employee is employed and paid by the NC Alliance for Public Health Agencies. The benefits for this position are not the same as a general Macon County Public Health employee and must be discussed with NCAPHA. General holidays observed by Macon County employees are also observed by NCAPHA employees placed at MCPH, and NCAPHA employees earn paid time off which can be used for vacation or sick time.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
  • Graduation from high school
  • Phlebotomy experience

How to Apply
Apply online at http://www.ncapha.org/employment_center

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER

All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: Public Health Nurse II
Macon County Public Health Center
Salary Grade:33 - $45,404
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.
  • No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Public Health.
  • A criminal background check will be completed before hiring.

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Public Health Education Specialist
Macon County Public Health
Grade 28, $35,575
Closing date: Until Filled

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

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

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

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

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

How to Apply

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

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Macon County Public Health
Human Services Planner/Evaluator I (Human Resource Coordinator)
Salary: Grade 31 - $41,183.00 (Exempt Position)
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
Employee will be responsible for the Human Resources function of the Health Department, including but not limited to posting Employment Opportunities, maintaining Job Descriptions and evaluations of all staff and contract employees, work with the NC Office of State Human Resources to insure that all state employment laws are followed, serve as Privacy Officer enforcing HIPAA laws and guidance for all staff, contract employees and visitors.

Serve as Training Officer to insure that all staff maintain certain credentialing and continuing education as required by degree, certificate and program. Establish and maintain, provider credentialing with insurance providers. Provide and maintain Vital Records information including submitting reports to NC Vital Records, and signing and verifying Death and Birth Certificates for the county. Manage HIPAA compliance, risk management and consumer complaints for the agency

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
  • A four-year degree in public service administration, psychology, sociology, or social work or a human service programmatic field with human service planning and/or evaluation coursework 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.
  • Delegation of Authority Issued by the NC Office of Human Resources

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Significant knowledge of Public Employment Law
  • Significant knowledge of NC Personnel Administration and it's applicable laws
  • Significant knowledge of Local Government Policies and Procedures
  • Ability to successfully communicate to Administration
  • Ability to discern corrective action and disciplinary process.
  • Ability to maintain confidential files and information
  • Ability to prioritize work assignments and submit detailed accurate reports that are time sensitive

    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: EMT Intermediate
Department: Emergency Management
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Salary Grade 25: Salary Range: $30,731 - $46,097
Deadline for applications - Until Filled

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

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

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

Essential Functions

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: EMT Intermediate Part-time
Department: Emergency Management
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Salary; $11.20/ per hour
Deadline: Open Until Filled

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

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

Essential Functions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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