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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: Transit Director
Macon County Transit
Closing date: Sept 30, 2021

General Definition of Work:
Performs professional and administrative work planning, directing, coordinating and supervising the transit department services and staff, preparing and maintaining records and files, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work involves setting policies and goals under the direction of the County Manager. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the department.

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

Essential Functions:

  • Researches federal and state sources for available funding assistance; oversees and/or prepares grant applications; determines staffing and capital needs; prepares related financial and statistical reports and invoices.
  • Assigns, directs, trains and inspects the work of departmental personnel; disciplines, coaches, counsels and evaluates staff performance; develops staff schedules; recommends reward, promotion, suspension, termination and demotion.
  • Prepares and administers transit services budget; monitors grant and budget expenditures and revenues.
  • Develops and implements department policies and procedures; ensures compliance with government regulations; identifies short and long term goals for transit services.
  • Prepares contracts for contracting agencies; monitors transit contractor performance; provides feedback and communication on performance with the contractor.
  • Oversees federal and state programs required for public transit including the Federal Transit Administration Drug and Alcohol testing, system safety and training requirements, etc.
  • Attends the quarterly Macon County Transportation Advisory Board meeting; reports on services and recommends grant applications, service changes, etc.
  • Develops and oversees the implementation of marketing plans including advertising and public outreach; analyzes data and evaluates transit services.
  • Serves on a variety of special boards and committees involving transportation issues.
  • Coordinates transit services with other transportation agencies
  • Assists with incident and accident investigations, resolving passenger and citizen complaints regarding transit service and prepares appropriate reports.
  • Serves as Accountable Executive and is responsible for carrying out the Safety Management System of the Transit Department including carrying out transit asset management practices; and control or direction over the human and capital resources needed to develop and maintain both the Public Transportation Safety Plan, in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 5329(d), and the agencys Transit Asset Management Plan in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 5326.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, methods and equipment related to public transportation operations; thorough knowledge of the geography of the service area; general knowledge of federal, state and local laws governing vehicular movements; ability to plan, organize, direct, evaluate and supervise the work of others; 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 establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County officials, other public officials and representatives, employees and the general public

Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree with coursework in business administration, transportation planning, or related field and considerable experience public transportation planning/management with some supervisory experience, 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, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions, frequently requires standing, walking and reaching with hands and arms and occasionally requires stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, 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 motor vehicles or equipment 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:

  • 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)* and, if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet must be submitted to DWS(NC WORKS) at the address below or online at DWS(NC WORKS)
NO resumes may be considered, but may be attached to PD107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Garage. 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: Part-Time Maintenance Worker II
Department: Public Works
Salary Grade: N/A
Hourly Rate: $12.7630 - 19 hours per week
Closing date: September 17, 2021 at 5:00pm

General Definition of Work:
Performs semiskilled work cleaning and maintaining County buildings, grounds and facilities, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the close supervision of the Maintenance Mechanic II/Supervisor.

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

Essential Functions:
Sweeps, mops and dusts offices; cleans and dusts tables and other furniture. Cleans and disinfects restrooms in County buildings; replenishes paper supplies and soap as necessary; clears clogged drains in sinks and toilets; cleans kitchen area including stove and refrigerator. Sweeps, strips, waxes, buffs, mops and vacuums floor surfaces; spots and cleans carpet. Cleans windows, walls, wood work and light fixtures. Empties trash receptacles; removes and sorts recyclables. Performs routine repairs on building fixtures, furniture and/or structures, such as replacing light bulbs and fuses, tightening loose hardware, replacing parts, etc; assists with painting and remodeling. Performs landscaping maintenance duties such as picking up trash, leaves and debris; assists with snow removal and ice control; cleans sidewalks and parking lots; trims bushes, trees and shrubbery. Secures building at closing; opens building daily; raises and lowers flags; picks up mail and delivers packages; waters plants. Sets up rooms for meetings and moves furniture. Determines and obtains equipment and cleaning supplies as needed; restocks and maintains records on incoming supplies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Some knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies, and equipment and ability to use them economically and efficiently; ability to understand oral and written directions; ability to read and write; physical ability to perform heavy manual work; ability to work independently; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and minimal experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Physical Requirements:
This work requires the frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions, frequently requires speaking or hearing, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires sitting and tasting or smelling; 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 operating machines and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment, frequently requires exposure to vibration and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places and exposure to outdoor weather conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements:
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: Maintenance Worker II
Department: Public Works
Salary Grade: 22
Minimum Salary: $26,547.04
Closing date: September 17, 2021 at 5:00pm

General Definition of Work:
Performs skilled trades work in the construction, maintenance and repair of public buildings, grounds, equipment, related facilities, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Public Works Superintendent.

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:
Participates in a wide variety of building maintenance and repair tasks involving one or more of the trades, such as carpentry, plumbing, masonry, painting, welding and electrical work. Performs electrical tasks; repairs and maintains interior and exterior lighting; installs and replaces electrical fixtures; installs and repairs switches and outlets. Assists with carpentry tasks in the repair, remodel, and/or replacement of building structures; hangs, replaces, or repairs walls, cabinets, doors, windows, floors, ceilings, etc.; fabricates or repairs furniture and cabinets. Assists with plumbing tasks; fixes and repairs water lines and leaks; replaces pneumatic valves and sprinkler heads; cleans out waste lines and drain lines; repairs, maintains and changes plumbing fixtures; cleans restrooms and removes trash from County buildings. Performs painting on interior and exterior of County buildings and facilities. Sweeps, strips, waxes, buffs, mops and vacuums floor surfaces; spots and cleans carpet; repairs carpet. Sets up rooms and facilities; moves furniture. Performs ground maintenance tasks; mows grass, edges sidewalks and curbs, weed eats, trims trees and shrubs, sprays pesticides; removes leaves and debris; cleans parking lots; removes snow and ice; removes downed trees. Assists in performing concrete, brick and block work in pouring sidewalks, floors, footings and slabs, and curbs. Assists in welding signs, gates, handrails, etc.; assists in repairing or building of trailer and a variety of other equipment. Maintains playground equipment, tennis courts, and enclosures; places mulch around playground equipment; installs new playground equipment. Operates dump trucks, tractors, back hoe, front end loader, forklift, chainsaw, weed eater, stump grinder, etc. in the construction, maintenance and repair of facilities. Participates in the Countys safety program and adheres to safety procedures and policies of the department.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
General knowledge of a variety of maintenance and manual tasks involved in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting and other trades; general knowledge of the safe use, operation and preventive maintenance of the equipment to which assigned; skill in the use of equipment to which assigned; ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions; ability to read and write; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the general public.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in maintenance, repair and/or construction work, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements:
This work requires the frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel and reaching with hands and arms, frequently requires pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires speaking or hearing, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, tasting or smelling and repetitive motions; work requires depth perception and color perception; 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, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arms length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to the risk of electrical shock and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to extreme heat (non-weather), 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:
Possession of a pesticide license as issued by the State. 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: Macon County Department of Social Services
Administrative Assistant I
Adult Day Program Supervisor - Macon County Senior Services
Position Number: 211-16-010
Salary Grade 25
Salary Range $30,731.22
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
The primary purpose of the Adult Day Program Supervisor - Administrative Assistant I is to perform supervisory, administrative, and coordination work managing the Adult Day Program services for senior and disabled adults

  • Conducts assessments of potential clients applying for adult day program services; processes paper work and completes forms for program participation
  • Provides information on the programs to clients, families and others; explains policies, procedures, cost-share donation; obtains medical release forms and gather needed information to support enrollment; interacts with and remains in contact with family caregivers
  • Organizes, supervises, and participates in the daily operation of the adult day program; schedule clients based on needs; plans monthly activity and snack schedules; reviews progress notes completed by staff
  • Supervises fulltime and part time staff members and senior aides in working with clients in the center daily; may participate in interviewing/selection; trains, coaches and evaluates performance; recommends disciplinary action; provides technical advice and guidance to staff
  • Works in the day program center; leads activities and oversees the implementation of recreational programming; interacts with clients and assists with personal care needs, not limited to feeding, lifting, and toileting, etc.; completes progress notes on client participation and needs, etc.
  • Maintains required records and prepares monthly reports as required by various funding sources; assures accurate records are maintained to support expenditures in accordance with funding requirements; manages and monitors program quality standards; ensures compliance with job performance standards and regulatory requirements; develops and implements policies and procedures in accordance with licensure regulations
  • Monitors budget for programs and assures services within approved amounts monthly; processes billing for families paying for services; records data for billing and reimbursement purposes
  • Speaks before civic, community, church and other groups on the service program and activities; promotes through radios and newspapers; assists with community outreach and public relations
  • Provides training for volunteers
  • Performs related duties as required

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    Basic knowledge of the social, economic, and environmental conditions of participants to be served, including aged and handicapped populations; general knowledge of Office Management techniques; ability to practice effective communication techniques both orally and in writing; effective supervisory/leadership practices AND ability to plan and supervise/direct the work of others, if applicable; ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to resolve problems and questions; skilled in organizing work flow and coordinating activities.

    Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
    Completion of high school or equivalent and four years of progressively responsible secretarial or clerical/administrative/office management experience; or completion of a two-year secretarial science or business administration program and two years of progressively responsible secretarial or clerical/administrative, office management experience; or completion of a four-year program in a college or university preferably with major emphasis on coursework in business administration, public administration, or other related field; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

    Special Considerations:
    Must have valid Drivers License and CPR and First Aid Certification; or be willing to acquire necessary certifications. Preference will be given to applicants with supervisory experience and experience caring for aging adults.

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

    HOW TO APPLY: A State application PD 107* and if needed, PD 107 continuation job sheet must be submitted to DWS (NC WORKS) at the address below.

    You must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. No resumes will be considered, but may be attached to PD107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County DSS. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring.

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

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


    Position: Income Maintenance Caseworker II or IMC I in a work against status
    Macon County Department of Social Services
    Salary Range: Grade 23 IMC I in a work against status $27,874.08
    Grade 25 IMC II $30,731.22
    Position Numbers:211-02-206 and 211-02-222
    Closing date: Until Filled

    Responsibilities
    This position is in the Adult Medicaid, and Work First Unit and conducts and correctly determines the applicants eligibility for Adult Medicaid, and Crisis/LIEAP Intervention Program within NC FAST. The employee is responsible for interviewing applicants to gather data according to a pre-determined format; obtains necessary verifications, requests medical information inspects documents; which when verified, forms the basis for determining eligibility for any one of several public assistance programs.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

      IMC I:
    • Good mathematical reasoning and computational skills.
    • Ability to communicate with clients, applicants, and the public to obtain data, and to explain and interpret rules, policies, and procedures.
    • Ability to understand the needs and problems of clients/applicants.
    • Ability to learn the program area of assignment and all agency programs and services which could affect the client/applicant.
      IMC II:
    • Considerable knowledge of the program/areas of assignment.
    • General knowledge of all agency and community programs and services which could affect the client/applicant.
    • Good mathematical reasoning and computational skills.
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret rules, regulations and procedures.
    • Ability to communicate with clients/applicants, the public at large, and public officials to obtain data, and to explain and interpret rules, regulations and procedures.
    • Ability to instruct and to evaluate the work of lower level employees.
    • Ability to perform caseworker functions within structured time frames.

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
    College education or High School graduation and 2 years of specific experience of paraprofessional, clerical, or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, gathering and compiling of data, analysis of data and/or performance in mathematical or legal tasks with at least one year of such experience being in an income maintenance program; or graduation from high school and three years of paraprofessional, clerical or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, the gathering and compiling of data, the analysis of data and/or the performance of mathematical or legal tasks; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Exemplified computer proficiency is a must to this IMC II role.

    One year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker is required for level II, all others will be hired at level I with a corresponding salary grade.

    How To Apply:
    A State application (PD-107)* and, if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet must be submitted to DWS(NC WORKS) at the address below or online at DWS(NC WORKS) You must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application.

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

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

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


    Position: Social Worker (SW) III - Adult Services
    Macon County Department of Social Services
    Position #: 211-40-2105
    Salary Grade 31, $41,183.22
    Closing date: Open Until Filled

    Description of Work:
    The Social Worker in this position provides a variety of services to adults and their families. This worker receives and investigates concerns of abuse, neglect, and exploitation for disabled adults at risk; and provides protective services or supportive services, as needed.

    This worker represents the Director of Social Services in matters of Guardianships where an adult is adjudicated incompetent and letters of guardianship are given to the Department of Social Services. This worker serves as Protective/Representative Payee for adults who are unable or lack the capacity to budget their funds from their Social Security checks.

    This worker will provide case management of Special Assistance In-home program as well as case management services receiving Adult Day Program Subsidy fund. Social Worker will back-up AHS and Adult Day Program Licensure in cases where this worker is on leave during times of high demands. Social Worker will be trained in all adult services programs.

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

    A TRANSCRIPT OF THE HIGHEST DEGREE OBTAINED IS REQUIRED.

    How to Apply
    A State application PD 107* and if needed PD-107 continuation job sheet must be submitted by FAX (828 369 5166) or in person to NC Works.

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

    Three references and an applicant e-mail address must be included with the application.

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


    Position: Community Social Services Assistant
    Macon County Department of Social Services
    Position Number - 211-53-5000
    Salary Range - Grade 19: $22,932.00
    Closing date: Until Filled

    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: Nutritionist II
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary Grade: 30 - $39,222.04
    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

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.


    Position: Enivronmental Health Supervisor I
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary Grade 33, $45,404
    Closing Date: Until Filled

    Job Descirption:
    This position serves as the administrator of the Environmental Health Section of Macon County Public Health and is to lead the section in effectively performing all duties associated with the specific program objectives while ensuring compliance with all federal, state and local public health/environmental health laws, rules, and regulations.

      Responsibilities:
    • Lead efforts to identify strategic objectives for programs that are consistent with Macon Countys Mission and implement best practices to meet objectives.
    • Personnel Management: Oversee development, counseling and evaluation of employees (including all disciplinary actions) performed by program specialists, conducts performance evaluations, and develop and maintain a positive team work environment;
    • Provide direction and consultation to the Food and Lodging, On-Site Wastewater supervisors and other staff in evaluating team performance establishing priorities, meeting objectives, and managing the workflow within the division and monitoring work performance.
    • Oversee budget development and management for the section.
    • Assure compliance with all applicable policy, rules, regulations, and governmental statutes (local, state, and federal) specific to program area including providing technical advice.
    • Ensure that complaints received from the public related to environmental health issues are responded to timely, accurately and in accordance to established policy.
    • Serve as a liaison with Realtors Association, other federal, state, and local environmental agencies/groups (e.g. LTLT, EPA, DENR, DPH, etc.) on any environmental issues.
    • Provide advice and guidance on environmental health issues to the Health Director and other leadership staff.
    • Foster continuous quality improvement in all areas of work.

      Knowledge, Skills and abilities:
    • Considerable knowledge of environmental health laws, rules, and procedures.
    • General knowledge of office administration and management to include personnel policies and procedures and the budget process.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of a sanitarian.
    • Ability to function as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist.
    • Ability to plan for and supervise the work of a small environmental health agents.
    • 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 form.
    • Ability to work with others in solving complex environmental problems.

    Minimum Training and Experince Requirements:
    Two years of experience as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist in a Health Department.

    Special Requirements: North Carolina Registered Environmental Health Specialist; must maintain and secure the minimum number of continuing education hours required to practice as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist.

    HOW TO APPLY: A State application PD 107* can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below. 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 Public Health.
    **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: Preparedness Coordinator/Agency Accreditation Coordinator
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary Grade 31: - $41,183.22
    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)

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


    Position: Environmental Health Specialist
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary Grade 33: $39,222
    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 33: $39,222
    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, $35,575
    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: 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 - School Nurse
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary: Grade 33, $37,685 - 10 month position
    Closing date: Until Filled

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

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

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

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

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

    **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: Processing Assistant III Macon County Public Health
    Alliance Staffing
    Salary: $15.00 per hour
    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 electronic healthcare software 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 (minimum of 20 hours per week) 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
    • General knowledge of office or work unit procedures, methods and practices
    • General knowledge of and ability to use correct spelling, punctuation and specialized vocabulary; ability to proofread.
    • General knowledge of office accounting and record keeping procedures, mathematics and their application in the work environment.
    • Ability to learn and apply a variety of guidelines.
    • Ability to use a variety of office equipment
    • Ability to work with people with courtesy and tact.
    • Ability to screen communications based on predetermined guidelines to independently respond or route inquiries.
    • Ability to record and compile information based on general guidelines.
    • Ability to gather and give information and instructions regarding the work process or procedures.
    • Ability to balance and reconcile figures
    • May require ability to coordinate work of other support staff, student workers or volunteers.
    • Ability to learn to use specialized office equipment

    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:
    Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org


    Position: Social Worker Investigative/Assessment and Treatment (SW I/AT)
    Position Number: 211-40-3102
    Macon County Department of Social Services
    Salary Grade: 32 - $43,242.16
    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: 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; $14.77/ 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