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Macon County Human Resources
Job Listings

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

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

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

All applications for employment are taken through the North Carolina Division of Workforce Solutions. 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: Equipment Operator
Macon County Solid Waste
Salary Minimum: $34,572.20
Grade: 25
Closing date: December 10, 2021 at 5:00pm

General Definition of Work:
Performs intermediate semiskilled work operating recycling collection and transport equipment, changing containers and transporting recycling to disposal site, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Recycling Coordinator

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

Essential Functions:

  • Operates transfer truck and heavy construction equipment to transport recyclable materials and containers to landfill, collection sites or other disposal locations
  • Places trailers and containers at collection centers and commercial sites
  • Checks fluid levels, tires, fuel, etc. prior to and after operation of equipment
  • Washes and cleans out equipment; maintains the appearance of the facility and surrounding area
  • Directs customers to appropriate dumping site; screens and removes contaminants from loads
  • Operates various vehicles and equipment such as a bob cat, dump truck, back hoe, tractor, etc
  • Removes freon from appliances
  • Crushes and loads glass; assists with monitoring and sorting recyclables, hazardous, or banned materials into baler
  • Assists with the cleaning and maintenance of the centers

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Desired:
General knowledge of the operation and servicing of automotive equipment; general knowledge of traffic laws and regulations governing equipment operation; general knowledge of safe driving practices and occupational hazards of the work; skill in the care and operation of medium to heavy automotive equipment; ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions; ability to detect signs of the mechanical failure of the automotive and packing equipment; ability to read and write; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in the operation of heavy and automotive equipment, 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 sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and reaching with hands and arms, frequently requires climbing or balancing, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and tasting or smelling; work requires distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception and peripheral vision; 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, 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 frequently requires exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to the risk of electrical shock, exposure to vibration and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

Special Requirements:
Valid commercial driver's license in the State of North Carolina.

How To Apply:
A State application PD 107* can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below. 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: Processing Assistant IV
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade: 24, $28,443.22
Closing date: November 19, 2021 at 5pm

Responsibilities:
This agent has the responsibility for supporting and assisting with procurement processes, fiscal and budgetary planning, accounts receivable/payable and other general financial and clerical functions of the agency. This position impacts every aspect of Agency Operations. Work assignments are generally self-planned, but require frequent interaction with other agents, county personnel, and personnel in other State agencies and vendor company.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

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

How to Apply

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.


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

General Definition of Work: Performs intermediate semiskilled work transporting citizens to designated sites, assisting with boarding and exiting vehicle, collecting fees, maintaining the vehicle, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Transit Operations Supervisor.

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

Essential Functions:

  • Operates transit vehicle on an assigned route and schedule
  • Performs daily inspections of vehicle; reports defects and/or maintenance needs
  • Transports citizens, children and the physically and mentally disabled to doctors, on business or shopping trips, outings, points of interest, employment and daycare; returns them to their homes
  • Assists passengers entering and leaving the vehicle, when necessary; carries packages for passengers when necessary; operates wheel chair lift
  • Collects fares and transfers; prepares trip records regarding fares, mileage, passengers, times, etc.
  • Provides information and directions to passengers and the general public
  • Operates two-way radio and/or cell phone; reports unusual traffic conditions, bus condition, passenger emergencies or other problems

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of regional traffic rules and regulations; thorough knowledge of the geography of the County; ability to operate passenger vehicles and related equipment safely and efficiently; ability to remain alert and to remain calm during periods of stress; ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the public; ability to keep records and prepare reports; ability to read, write and speak the English language; ability to perform simple math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing; ability to read maps; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in operating a public transportation vehicle and working with the public, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements: This work requires the frequent exertion of up to 10 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 25 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and lifting; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires working near moving mechanical parts, frequently requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires exposure to extreme heat (non-weather), exposure to the risk of electrical shock, exposure to vibration and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

Special Requirements: Drug and alcohol testing shall be conducted in accordance with local, State and/or Federal regulations. Valid commercial driver's license with P endorsement in the State of North Carolina, or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire.

How to apply:
A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the

NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue Franklin, N.C.
Mail to:
5 West Main Street
Franklin NC 28734

and must be submitted on or before the closing date. Please include 3 references with contact information and a valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant. Resumes will not be considered.

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


Position: Macon County Public Health
Public Health Nurse II - Lead School Nurse
Salary Grade 32
Salary Range $40,377.00 (10 months paid over 12 months)
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for providing overall management of the school nurse program, direct nursing services to the student following nursing standing orders, and coordination of the multi-disciplinary team providing on-site school health services. Management duties include: direct supervision of other school nurses; overseeing staff development needs; monitoring productivity; completing mid-year and end of year quality improvement initiatives for DHHS; developing and monitoring the success of work plans and clinic activities; managing the school health budget and inventory needs; overseeing billing practices and follow-up of billing concerns; and acting as the liaison between the School Health Program and the school.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of and skill in the application of nursing theory, practice, principles, and techniques employed in the field of public health and related programs
  • For employees in expanded role positions, considerable knowledge of, and skill in obtaining a health history and performing physical examinations sufficient enough to determine if there is any deviation from normal
  • Considerable 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 make decisions;
  • Ability to work in partnership with consumers 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
  • Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply the principles and practices of public health
  • Adequate computer skills to allow communication, consumer record documentation, and accessing of information.

Minimum 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
  • Masters 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; or
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must register online or in person with NC Works Submit a State application PD 107* and if needed, PD 107 continuation job sheet must be submitted to DWS (NC WORKS) at the address below.

  • 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 PD107.
  • 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: North Carolina Alliance of Public Health Agencies - Macon County Public Health
Processing Assistant IV (Finance Assistant)
Salary $15.00 per hour
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
This agent has the responsibility for supporting and assisting with procurement processes, fiscal and budgetary planning, accounts receivable/payable and other general financial and clerical functions of the agency. This position impacts every aspect of Agency Operations. Work assignments are generally self-planned, but require frequent interaction with other agents, county personnel, and personnel in other State agencies and vendor company

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

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

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must register online or in person with www.ncapha.org

  • 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 PD107.
  • No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Public Health.
  • A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring.


AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER

Note: All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


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 23
Salary Range $31,358.08
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: Community Social Services Assistant
    Macon County Department of Social Services
    Position Number - 211-53-5000
    Salary Range - Grade 18: $24,570.00
    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: 29 - $42,023.00
    Closing date: Until Filled

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

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

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

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

    How to Apply

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

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

    NC Works Career Center
    5 West Main Street
    Franklin NC 28734

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    HOW TO APPLY: A State application PD 107* can be obtained and submitted to DWS at the address below. Please include 3 references with contact information and a valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant. Resumes will not be considered.

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

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER

    All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


    Position: Public Health Nurse II - School Nurse
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary: Grade 32, $40,377 - 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: EMT Advanced
    Department: Emergency Management
    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
    Salary Grade 25: Salary Range: $36,301.00
    Deadline for applications - Until Filled

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

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

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

    Essential Functions

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

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


    Position: EMT Advanced Part-time
    Department: Emergency Management
    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
    Salary; $17.45/ per hour
    Deadline: Open Until Filled

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

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

    Essential Functions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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