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Franklin NC 28734

 

Macon County Human Resources
Job Listings

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

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

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

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

If you have any questions about the positions listed below, or would like to apply, you may contact the Division of Workforce Solutions at (828) 369-9534, or access their web site at www.ncworks.gov. 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: Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (Community Health Assistant)
Macon County Public Health
Salary Range:$16 per hour. This is a part-time position (up to 19 hours per week) with no benefits
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
Employee will serve as a role model and support person for pregnant women and new mothers. The employee will provide education and support to women who plan to breastfeed or are currently breastfeeding including: providing support and encouragement to prenatal and breastfeeding women participating in the WIC Program; assisting breastfeeding specialist in teaching classes on breastfeeding; visiting women in the hospital and at home; leading breastfeeding support group meetings; counseling women on basic lactation management; being an advocate for breastfeeding women in the health care system, community and work places; and, being a partner with health care professionals to promote breastfeeding.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

  • Demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills, and abilities as stated above through at least one year of experience in performing similar tasks in a hospital, clinic, nursing home, medical corps, or other medical treatment program
  • Breastfed an infant
  • A current or past WIC recipient
  • Occasional evening and/or weekend work required

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Applicants must register with NC Works at www.ncworks.gov
  • Applicants must submit a State application PD 107* and, if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet in person at the address below on or before the closing date.
  • Applications must include 3 references with their contact information.
  • Applications must include a valid email address for the applicant as all correspondence from the employer to the applicant will be electronic through email.

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: Community Social Services Assistant
Macon County Department of Social Services
Position Number - Part Time Position
Salary Range: $11.8125 per Hour
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
The primary purpose of this Community Social Services Assistant position is to develop and implement comprehensive health and wellness programs for the Senior Center including overseeing educational and fitness programming. Duties include:

  • Assesses, implements, plans, and schedules new and ongoing health education and fitness programming and activities
  • Leads fitness/wellness classes, assists with the physical training of members to improve strength, flexibility, cardiovascular conditioning, and overall health
  • Ensures incorporation of evidence based health promotion programming
  • Oversees and maintains fitness equipment, maintenance, and safety; instructs others in proper operation of fitness equipment
  • Collaborates with external agencies to provide local health and fitness resources to seniors
  • Supervises fitness instructors and volunteers
  • Distributes newsletters and other information to members
  • Develops and assists with special events
  • Responds to customer and public requests for information about wellness programing and services
  • Addresses client/ participant requests and concerns
  • Assists Senior Center Coordinator as needed
  • Attends required training courses and workshops

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 equipment; ability to accurately schedule classes/activities; ability to supervise activities; ability to lift, carry, push and/or pull objects and materials of medium to heavy weight (25-50 pounds), occasional lifting of objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds, grasp, walk, talk, and hear, ability to safely assist frail, elderly, and disabled adults, ability to practice effective communication techniques both orally and in writing; skilled in coordinating activities.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
Completion of high school and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills, and abilities gained through at least one year of experience in performing tasks similar to the ones assigned.

Selection Procedures:
Must have valid Drivers License. Preference will be given to applicants with experience working with aging adults.

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 I
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade:26 - $36,301.20
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
Primarily responsible for the provision of basic nutrition services to clients eligible for the WIC program. The work requires analyzing clinical and nutritional data in order to prescribe appropriate supplemental foods based upon the clients nutritional needs and food preference.

Applicant should have general knowledge of accepted nutritional and dietetic principles and practices; basic knowledge of foods and nutrition and basic knowledge of infant and child development.

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

**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)
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Weatherization Crew Member
Macon County Housing Dept
Salary Grade: 21
Salary Range: $28,443.22
Closing date: Until Filled

General Definition of Work:
Performs intermediate skilled trades work in a variety of repair and maintenance assignments to weatherize homes, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Housing 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:

  • Installs vapor barriers and insulation under dwellings.
  • Installs insulation on water pipes and heaters.
  • Installs insulation in walls and attics.
  • Replaces exterior door units; installs locks, interior and exterior casings.
  • Builds crawl space doors and installs foundation vents.
  • Repairs or replaces window units, sashes and broken panes.
  • Repairs, replaces and insulates heat ducts.
  • Performs painting on interior and exterior of homes.
  • Performs carpentry tasks; frames up walls; performs sheet rock work; finishes carpentry, flooring, and roofing.
  • Builds and installs accessibility features for the handicapped.
  • Performs a variety of bathroom repairs.
  • Weatherstrips and caulks doors, windows, and attics.

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 use of common hand and power tools; general knowledge of the safe use and operation of and preventive maintenance of electrical and mechanical equipment required in the work; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; 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 occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires standing, walking, speaking or hearing, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions 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 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 working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and wearing a self contained breathing apparatus and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working in high, precarious places, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to the risk of electrical shock and Exposure to vibration;
  • Work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

Special Requirements:
Possession of a valid North Carolina driver license.

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.

Applicants must include 3 references with contact information and a valid personal email address as all correspondence from the employer to the applicant will be routed electronically. Resumes will not be considered.

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



Position: Election Specialist
Macon County Board of Elections
Salary Grade: 22
Salary: $29,865.16
Closing Date: Until Filled

General Definition of Work:
Performs intermediate skilled administrative support work assisting with planning, directing, coordinating and supervising the election process, ensuring that all voters and election records and files are prepared and maintained in a legal manner, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Board of Elections Director.

Essential Functions:

  • Facilitates and manages absentee ballot voting, registers voters, determines voter eligibility and maintains the voter database.
  • Prepare for and assist in the conducting of elections
  • Responds to public inquires relating to registration or election services
  • Assist in the daily operations of voter registration; instructs voters on completing application; scanning and entering voter data into Voterscan; scan and enter data concerning voter changes.
  • Assist with assignments of precinct officials, make record of all precinct official's address, phone numbers and vendor numbers; enter such data into poll worker assignment program
  • Assist with processing payroll for all precinct officials
  • Prepare all documents needed for new poll workers regarding Human Resources requirements
  • Assist with the preparation of all instructional booklets for poll worker training
  • Prepare and assemble all precinct supply kits
  • Serve as One Stop early voting supervisor at additional site
  • Review all Directives, Advisories, Memoranda, correspondence and materials issued by the NC State Board of Elections.
  • Support the public, candidates, voters and precinct officials on Election Day by responding to any concerns or questions regarding the election
  • Assist with candidate filing process, campaign finance reports and records maintenance
  • Pick up and process all incoming and outgoing mail
  • Prepare Voter Tabulation Reports; by sorting absentee ballots by precinct; tabulating ballots by precinct and reporting results to Director
  • Assist precinct officials with returns on election night; ensure all supplies are returned; all required forms are signed and accounted for

Qualifiction 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.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Comprehensive knowledge of federal, state and local election and voting registration laws and regulations; comprehensive knowledge of registration and voting procedures and of the maintenance and protection of voting registration lists and records; thorough knowledge of standard office practices, procedures and equipment; thorough knowledge of voting systems and election equipment; ability to compute and audit election results; ability to answer questions and resolve problems, communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with county officials, federal, state and local government officials, associates and the genera I public.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma and three to five years experience working in a clerical environment, election experience preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience

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, NC 28734
Mailing Address : 5 West Main Street, Franklin NC 28734
by the stated closing date and time.

Resumes may not be substituted for a completed application, but may be attached to PD-107. Please provide 3 references with contact numbers and an e-mail address along with your application.

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


Position: Telecommunicator
Emergency Management
Salary Grade: 26
Salary: $36,301.20
Closing date: Until filled

General Definition of Work:
Performs intermediate technical work on an assigned shift dispatching law enforcement, fire, emergency medical service and non-emergency calls for service, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the 911 Communications 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:

  • Operates emergency communication system; answers all emergency and non-emergency calls; receives complaints and requests for service; obtains necessary information and dispatches medical, fire and law enforcement personnel and/or advises callers of proper contact for assistance or information.
  • Operates a computer terminal; transmits and receives information via Department of Criminal Information (DCI) and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) networks; enters medical, fire and law enforcement calls into computer aided dispatch system. Monitors radio channels for medical, fire and law enforcement agencies; maintains radio contact with dispatched personnel; provides pre-arrival and post-dispatch instructions.
  • Provides directions to responding units using computer mapping system
  • Serves as liaison to various agencies including on-call personnel, Sheriff's office, home health and hospice, Social Services, courts, etc.
  • Answers non-emergency and after hours calls for various departments.
  • Maintains communication logs and reports including the nature of calls, actions taken and time involved.
  • Provides requested information to local attorneys and the Sheriff's office
  • Performs pager announcements for emergency medical services open shifts and information.
  • Testifies in court on calls taken
  • Maintains resource manuals, records and files; maintains the cleanliness of the office.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
General knowledge of the methods of operating the communication system; general knowledge of radio and teletype procedures; general knowledge of the geography of the County and location of important buildings; general knowledge of law enforcement forms, terminology and records; general knowledge of departmental programs, policies and procedures; ability to make arithmetic computations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals; ability to compute rates, ratios and percentages; ability to maintain required certifications; ability to respond to work during emergency situations or inclement weather; ability to perform a considerable volume of detailed work; ability to type accurately at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to speak distinctly; ability to deal with the public under stressful conditions and remain calm; ability to follow, both oral and written directions; ability to operate standard office equipment and personal computers including some knowledge of applicable software packages; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

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

Physical Requirements:
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing; 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 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:
Possession of or ability to obtain Emergency Medical Dispatch, Division of Criminal Information, and CPR certification within six months of employment

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

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


Position: Telecommunicator (Part-time)
Emergency Management
Salary Grade: 26
Salary: $17.4525/hr
Closing date: Until filled

General Definition of Work:
Performs intermediate technical work on an assigned shift dispatching law enforcement, fire, emergency medical service and non-emergency calls for service, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the 911 Communications 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:

  • Operates emergency communication system; answers all emergency and non-emergency calls; receives complaints and requests for service; obtains necessary information and dispatches medical, fire and law enforcement personnel and/or advises callers of proper contact for assistance or information.
  • Operates a computer terminal; transmits and receives information via Department of Criminal Information (DCI) and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) networks; enters medical, fire and law enforcement calls into computer aided dispatch system. Monitors radio channels for medical, fire and law enforcement agencies; maintains radio contact with dispatched personnel; provides pre-arrival and post-dispatch instructions.
  • Provides directions to responding units using computer mapping system
  • Serves as liaison to various agencies including on-call personnel, Sheriff's office, home health and hospice, Social Services, courts, etc.
  • Answers non-emergency and after hours calls for various departments.
  • Maintains communication logs and reports including the nature of calls, actions taken and time involved.
  • Provides requested information to local attorneys and the Sheriff's office
  • Performs pager announcements for emergency medical services open shifts and information.
  • Testifies in court on calls taken
  • Maintains resource manuals, records and files; maintains the cleanliness of the office.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
General knowledge of the methods of operating the communication system; general knowledge of radio and teletype procedures; general knowledge of the geography of the County and location of important buildings; general knowledge of law enforcement forms, terminology and records; general knowledge of departmental programs, policies and procedures; ability to make arithmetic computations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals; ability to compute rates, ratios and percentages; ability to maintain required certifications; ability to respond to work during emergency situations or inclement weather; ability to perform a considerable volume of detailed work; ability to type accurately at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to speak distinctly; ability to deal with the public under stressful conditions and remain calm; ability to follow, both oral and written directions; ability to operate standard office equipment and personal computers including some knowledge of applicable software packages; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

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

Physical Requirements:
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing; 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 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:
Possession of or ability to obtain Emergency Medical Dispatch, Division of Criminal Information, and CPR certification within six months of employment

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

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


Position: Social Worker Investigative/Assessment and Treatment (SW I/AT)
Position Number: 211-40-3104
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Grade: 31 - $46,330.18 plus on-call pay of $24.00/night
Bonus: Premium Pay Opportunity
Closing Date: Until Filled

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

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

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

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

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

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

A TRANSCRIPT OF THE HIGHEST DEGREE OBTAINED IS REQUIRED.

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

MACON COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Position: Convenience Center Attendant
Salary:Grade 17 $11.25 per hour plus premium Pay Opportunity
Closing date: Until Filled

Description: Solid Waste Department needs general duty Convenience Center Attendants. This is a part-time position with a maximum of 20 hours per week available. No benefits.

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. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring.

Division of Workforce Solutions
5 West Main Street
Franklin, NC 28734
An Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer


Position: Public Health Nurse II - School Nurse
Macon County Public Health
Salary: Grade 32, $40,377 - 10 month position this position also qualifies for Premium Pay of an additional $2.00 per hour worked through October 20, 2024 or a maximum of $14,000.00, whichever comes first.
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: Medical Office Assistant
Macon County Public Health
Salary: $27,088.10 this position also qualifies for Premium Pay of an additional $2.00 per hour worked through October 20, 2024 or a maximum of $14,000.00, whichever comes first.
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
Employees in this position will perform a variety of tasks including clerical, sub-professional health services, and nursing tasks. Tasks involve recording and maintain patient data, assisting physicians and nurses with standard nursing and laboratory functions, documenting services in an electronic health record, communication via multiple media with patients, medical providers, referral sources, pharmacies, etc.

Proficiency in keyboard and communication skills and ability to follow written and oral instruction is necessary. Some lifting of patients may be required.

General work hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with some early morning or occasional evening and/or weekend work required to meet the public health needs of the community.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

  • Graduation High school or General Educational Development diploma, completion of a one-year formal training course in medical office assisting at a community college or technical institute; or High school or General Educational Development diploma and a combination of one year of clerical and health/dental related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

How to Apply

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

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.


Position: School Resource Officer (SRO)
Macon County Sheriff's Office
Salary Grade: 28 - $40,022.06 this position also qualifies for Premium Pay of an additional $2.00 per hour worked through October 20, 2024 or a maximum of $14,000.00, whichever comes first.
Closing date: Until Filled

General Definition of Work
Performs protective service work providing a safe environment for students, ensuring building security, enforcing laws, conducing criminal investigations, collecting evidence, preparing reports, testifying in court, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Investigation Sergeant

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 safety and security to students, faculty and facilities; provides traffic control and security during and after school, for special events, and at PTA meetings; enforces state, federal and juvenile laws
  • Provides a visible deterrence to crime while presenting a positive impression of a law enforcement officer within the school; patrols inner and outer perimeter of school; prevents juvenile delinquency
  • Conducts initial and follow-up investigations of criminal activity in school
  • Conducts surveillance and implements procedures to stop criminal activity in school; takes law enforcement action if necessary; documents all reported crime violations
  • Speaks with students, faculty, staff and parents on law enforcement issues; teaches courses within County schools; counsels students, staff, faculty and parents on related subjects
  • Assists School and County administration in conducting normal and emergency business; assists in planning and executing emergency drills; assists in lunch room duties; assists with creating school policies
  • Serves as liaison with the schools principal, faculty and students; serves as liaison between students and Social Services
  • Performs general law enforcement activities; performs patrol duties to include investigations, warrant services, commitments, transports, arrests and traffic control
  • Informs the students of their rights and responsibilities as citizens
  • Performs truancy related duties
  • Performs the duries of Deupty Sheriff

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of law enforcement methods, practices and procedures; general knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Sheriff's Office; general knowledge of school policies; general knowledge of the geography of the County and location of important buildings; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to prepare clear comprehensive reports; ability to deal courteously but firmly with the public; ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action; skill in the use of firearms and the operation of motor vehicles; possession of physical agility and endurance; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, students, faculty, school administrators and the general public

Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in law enforcement and working with children or young adults, 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 25 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 reaching with hands and arms, frequently requires standing, walking, sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions and occasionally requires 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 frequently requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to the risk of electrical shock and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements

  • Possession of or ability to obtain North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training and School Resource Officer certifications within one year of employment
  • Valid 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 at the address below.

NC Works
Court House Annex
5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

Include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. No resumes may be considered in lieu of PD 107
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER
All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: Detention Officer
Macon County Detention Center
Salary Grade: 24 - $32,926.14 this position also qualifies for Premium Pay of an additional $2.00 per hour worked through October 20, 2024 or a maximum of $14,000.00, whichever comes first.
Closing date: Until Filled

General Definition of Work
Performs protective service work processing inmates, maintaining jail security, transporting inmates to court, medical and related facilities, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Detention Officer/Shift 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
Ensures the safety and security of inmates within the County jail; patrols jail area periodically to ensure security and maintain order; conducts head counts, resolves conflicts, performs cell searches and removes dangerous and unruly inmates as necessary

  • Receives and processes inmates into custody of institution; searches prisoners; takes charge of personal property; provides opportunities for inmates to call attorney or relatives; advises inmates on institutional rules and regulations
  • Operates electronic door system and control panel; maintains key and radio control
  • Supervises inmates during meals, personal hygiene and related activities for conformance to institutional rules, regulations and procedures
  • Escorts and transports inmates to court and other required appointments
  • Delivers food to inmates, removes trays and food carts
  • Distributes medication to inmates as prescribed or directed; contacts nurse in medical emergencies
  • Records visits; ensures the safety and security of visitors; inspects items brought into the jail; checks incoming and outgoing mail
  • Receives, receipts and accounts for funds deposited into inmate accounts
  • Prepares and maintains logs, reports and records; organizes files; answers telephone; contacts other agencies; responds to inquiries
  • Performs general maintenance and cleaning of jail facilities; ensures facility is in proper working order; reports maintenance issues

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of the security, rules, regulations and procedures of the institution; general knowledge of the practices of modern penology as related to the supervision and care of persons under institutionalized restraint; ability to enforce institutional rules firmly and fairly; ability to detect potential behavior problems of inmates; ability to detect the early symptoms of common health problems; ability to carry out oral and written directions accurately; ability to solve problems within scope of responsibility; ability to supervise the activities of large groups of inmates; ability to prepare records and reports; ability to operate personal computer and appropriate software packages; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, inmates and the general public

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

Physical Requirements
This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 25 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 reaching with hands and arms, frequently requires standing, walking, sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions and occasionally requires 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 frequently requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to the risk of electrical shock and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic)

Special Requirements

  • Possession of or the ability to obtain Detention Officer certification within one year of employment
  • Valid 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 at the address below.

NC Works
Court House Annex
5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

Include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. No resumes may be considered in lieu of PD 107
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER
All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: Detective
Macon County Sheriff's Office
Salary Grade: 30 - $44,124.08 this position also qualifies for Premium Pay of an additional $2.00 per hour worked through October 20, 2024 or a maximum of $14,000.00, whichever comes first.
Closing date: Until Filled

General Definition of Work
Performs intermediate protective service work investigating criminal activity, interviewing and/or interrogating victims, witnesses and/or suspects, gathering and securing evidence, testifying in court, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Deputy Sheriff Lieutenant

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

  • Investigates criminal activity in area of assignment by interviewing victims and witnesses and interrogating suspects; performs various duties related to area of assignment including reviewing medical and/or domestic violence reports, conducting illegal drug and vice operations, etc.
  • Conducts initial and follow-up investigations on assigned cases
  • Investigates crime scenes; documents crime scene by means of sketching, photography and making notes
  • Collects and preserves evidence; works with legal counsel in preparation for prosecution; participates in pre-trial meetings with supervisor, victims and attorney; testifies in court
  • Prepares reports on facts gathered in investigations; processes and photographs crime scene; takes fingerprints
  • Communicates and exchanges information with other law enforcement agencies.
  • Secures and assists in executing search warrants; serves warrants, summons and subpoenas on suspects and defendants; makes arrests
  • Develops and maintains liaison with informants
  • Performs the duties of Deputy Sheriff

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of law enforcement methods, practices and procedures; thorough knowledge of law enforcement investigative principles and techniques of identification; thorough knowledge of evidence and laws of search and seizure; thorough knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Sheriff's Department; general knowledge of the geography of the County and location of important buildings; skill in the use of firearms and the operation of a motor vehicle; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to prepare clear comprehensive reports; ability to deal courteously, firmly and tactfully with the public; ability to analyze situations and adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; possession of physical agility and endurance; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, victims, witnesses, suspects, attorneys and the general public

Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED and considerable experience in law enforcement as a detective, 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 sitting, reaching with hands and arms and tasting or smelling and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting; 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 motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to the risk of electrical shock, working with explosives and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic)

Special Requirements

  • Possession of North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training certification upon hire
  • Valid 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 at the address below.

NC Works
Court House Annex
5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

Include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. No resumes may be considered in lieu of PD 107
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER
All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: Deputy
Macon County Sheriff's Office
Salary Grade: 26 - $36,301.20 this position also qualifies for Premium Pay of an additional $2.00 per hour worked through October 20, 2024 or a maximum of $14,000.00, whichever comes first.
Closing date: Until Filled

General Definition of Work
Performs protective service work enforcing laws, patrolling assigned area, investigating criminal activity, serving civil papers, ensuring safety of the public, testifying in court, maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Deputy Sheriff Corporal or Deputy Sheriff Lieutenant.

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

  • On an assigned shift, operates a patrol car to observe for violations of laws, suspicious activities or persons and disturbances of law and order; examines premises of unoccupied residences or buildings; detects unusual conditions; maintains surveillance and observation for stolen cars, missing persons or suspects
  • Responds to calls for assistance, complaints, suspicious activity, domestic disputes, loud and disruptive behavior; completes calls by determining true nature of the situation and taking whatever legal or persuasive action is warranted
  • Serves warrants, summons, subpoenas, court orders, and makes arrests; prepares reports; testifies in court
  • Performs investigations of crimes; interviews victims and witnesses; secures property and evidence; investigates property ownership; documents facts and incidents; coordinates and executes evictions
  • Enforces traffic and criminal laws; issues citations for violations; assists motorists
  • Transports prisoners and mental patients to facilities throughout the state
  • Provides law enforcement assistance to outside agencies as necessary
  • Maintains vehicles and equipment in proper working order
  • Attends training as necessary to maintain law enforcement certification
  • Performs assigned court service and security duties; serves as Bailiff
  • Prepares records and reports of activity

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of law enforcement methods, practices and procedures; general knowledge of the geography of the County and location of important buildings; general knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Sheriff's Office; skill in the use of firearms, chemical agents, weapons of defense and the operation of a motor vehicle; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to prepare clear comprehensive reports; ability to deal courteously, firmly and tactfully with the public under stressful situations; ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; possession of physical agility and endurance; 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 law enforcement, 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 sitting, reaching with hands and arms and tasting or smelling and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting; 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 motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to the risk of electrical shock, working with explosives and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic)

Special Requirements

  • Possession of North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training certification upon hire
  • Valid 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 at the address below.

NC Works
Court House Annex
5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

Include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. No resumes may be considered in lieu of PD 107
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER
All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: Public Health Nurse II - OBCM
Macon County Public Health Center
Salary: Grade 33, $48,647 - this position also qualifies for Premium Pay of an additional $2.00 per hour worked through October 20, 2024 or a maximum of $14,000.00, whichever comes first.
Closing date: Until Filled

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

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

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

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

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

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

How to Apply

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

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Transit Operator - Part-Time - 1 Position Opening
Macon County Transit
Starting Salary $14.3582/hr - This position qualifies for Premium Pay of an additional $2.00 per hour worked through October 20,2024 or a maximum of $14,000.00 whichever comes first
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: Nutritionist II
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade: 29 - $42,023.00 - this position also qualifies for Premium Pay of an additional $2.00 per hour worked through October 20, 2024 or a maximum of $14,000.00, whichever comes first.
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: Environmental Health Specialist
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade 30: $44,124.00 - this position also qualifies for Premium Pay of an additional $2.00 per hour worked through October 20, 2024 or a maximum of $14,000.00, whichever comes first.
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 - this position also qualifies for Premium Pay of an additional $2.00 per hour worked through October 20, 2024 or a maximum of $14,000.00, whichever comes first.
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: Public Health Education Specialist
Macon County Public Health
Grade 28, $40,022.00 - this position also qualifies for Premium Pay of an additional $2.00 per hour worked through October 20, 2024 or a maximum of $14,000.00, whichever comes first.
Closing date: Until Filled

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER

All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: EMT Advanced
Department: Emergency Management
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Salary Grade 25: Salary Range: $36,301.00 - this position also qualifies for Premium Pay of an additional $2.00 per hour worked through October 20, 2024 or a maximum of $14,000.00, whichever comes first.
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 - This position qualifies for Premium Pay of an additional $2.00 per hour worked through October 20,2024 or a maximum of $14,000.00 whichever comes first.
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