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Macon County Human Resources
Job Listings

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

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

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

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

If you have any questions about the positions listed below, or would like to apply, you may contact the Division of Workforce Solutions at (828) 369-9534, or access their web site at www.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: Retrofit Installer
Macon County Housing Dept
Salary Grade: 24
Salary Range: $33,914.14 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: August 25, 2022

General Definition of Work:
Reviews detailed estimates of energy projects, and inventories tools and materials to be used.

Performs energy work processes, ensuring compliance with Macon County Weatherization Assistance Programs (WAP) rules and regulations, including general air sealing, such as caulking, weather-stripping, sealing ducts, tightening windows and doors; installing insulation in attics, kneel walls, sidewalls, and around water heaters, furnace ducts and water pipes; and making repairs involving installation of various materials such as drywall, lumber and glass.

Maintains accurate inventory of all materials used on job sites, providing daily accounting to supervisor.

Maintains accurate inventory of all tools and machinery assigned to Weatherization Crew, reporting discrepancies to supervisor.

Performs other related duties as assigned

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

Essential Functions:

  • Performs relatively varied, standardized tasks according to well-established guidelines and quality standards, with work requiring some care and skill to protect tools and materials and prevent injury to self and others.
  • Maintains communication with co-workers, other government agencies, contractors, program participants, and members of the public, for purposes of exchanging information.
  • Performs tasks which may involve walking / standing for long periods, lifting / carrying objects weighing less than 50 pounds, close vision, bending, reaching crouching / kneeling, handling / grasping / fingering objects, climbing ladders and crawling
  • Performs duties riding in or driving a vehicle to / from project sites and inside / outside client homes, which may involve crawling in confined spaces, such as attics and crawl spaces, working in high places, such as on ladders, and exposure to dust, noise, power tools, inclement weather, extreme hot or cold temperatures, and normal traffic hazards. Safety precautions must be followed at all times to prevent injury to self and others

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of and ability to make practical application of Department of Energy (DOE) and NC Weatherization Assistance Programs / rules
  • Working knowledge of Macon County WAP Workmanship and Materials Standards, with ability to monitor projects and apply quality control standards
  • Ability to properly operate energy testing / evaluation equipment, including infrared thermographic scanners, blower doors and furnace efficiency analysis equipment, magnahelic and draft gauges and gas leak detectors
  • Ability to safely and properly use insulation equipment and a variety of hand and power tools, such as screw drivers, saws, hammers, drills, caulking gun, dry wall tools, and tape measure
  • Ability to effectively work and communicate with co-workers, other government agencies, program participants and members of the public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities and disabilities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of department records and information as required
  • Ability to maintain current knowledge of program technology by periodically attending training sessions, sometimes out of town, sometimes overnight
  • Ability to effectively perform all essential duties of the position, including walking / standing for long periods, lifting / carrying objects weighing less than 50 pounds, close vision, bending, reaching crouching / kneeling, handling / grasping / fingering objects, climbing ladders and crawling.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and minimal experience, 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, 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: Income Maintenance Caseworker II or IMC I in a work against status
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Range: Grade 22 IMC I (in a work against status $30,761.12
Grade 24 IMC II $33,914.14 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
Announcement date: 8/9/2022
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
The Income Maintenance Caseworker II position in the Food and Nutrition Unit determines the applicant's eligibility for Food and Nutrition Services, LIEAP and Crisis programs. Employee must monitor continued compliance with program requirements, respond to client's request for assistance regarding their eligibility during the time the case is open and close the case when the client is no longer eligible.

A thorough knowledge of available programs within the agency and other services within the community is required and support must be given to motivate the client to self-sufficiency. This position is also responsible for performing the function of eligibility re-determination or review of the recipient's case on a periodic basis in order to re-verify the recipient's eligibility for continued participation in the income maintenance programs and will conduct interviews with clients as needed.

The IMC II in this position has the ability to fully and accurately implement federal and state mandated regulations to insure the recipient receives all benefits to which he is entitled while concentrating on all procedural requirements in an effort to reduce county error and prevent the cost of errors from being charged back to the county. This position may be required to appear in a state hearing/court if a client is dissatisfied with an eligibility decision or the possibility of fraud has occurred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
IMC I -
Graduation from an accredited associate degree program in Human Services Technology, Social Services Associate, Paralegal Technology, Business Administration, Secretarial Science, or a closely related curriculum; or graduation from high school and two years of paraprofessional, clerical, or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, gathering and compiling of data, analysis of data and/or performance of mathematical or legal tasks with at least one year of such experience being in an income maintenance program; or graduation from high school and three years of paraprofessional, clerical or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, the gathering and compiling of data, the analysis of data and/or the performance of mathematical or legal tasks; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

IMC II - One year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

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

Skills Testing. This position requires a Data Entry Skills test that is completed at your nearest NCWorks Career Center. Please allow 20-30 minutes to complete this testing.

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Processing Assistant III - Switch Board & Reception Backup
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Grade: 19
Salary Range: $26,573.04 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.
Position Number: 211-04-500 Closing date: August 18, 2022

Responsibilities:
The purpose of this position is to greet customers and visitors by telephone in a pleasant and professional manner, evaluate their requests,and direct callers to proper caseworker, or supervisor. This position involves clerical duties serving the agency and must be flexible and able to prioritize workloads and requests. Public contact is required to give information in person and by telephone.

Basic duties may include a combination of the following but not limited to: maintaining records; receiving, screening, reviewing and verifying documents; searching for and compiling information and data; providing a source of information on the activities of the organization; disbursement of mail, filing and preparing and/or verifying the validity of documents.

These functions are performed in combination and usually require the use of a variety of office equipment systems and related technology, and/or automated systems and related technology including but not limited to the agency switchboard, computer programs and scanners.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Good time management skills and flexibility a necessity. Significant knowledge or office or work unit procedures, methods and practices. Ability to learn and apply department rules and regulations in the performance of assigned duties. Ability to learn programs and services and apply this knowledge in problem-solving and responding to questions and inquires. Ability to use judgment in coordinating and monitoring office procedures and workflow as required by position. Ability to use courtesy and tact in performing public contact and communication duties. Ability to be resourceful in gathering and giving program information.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from High School and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least one year experience of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Computer experience required.

HOW TO APPLY: A State application PD 107* can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below. Include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring. No resumes may be considered, but may be attached to PD107. An employment test may be given. No applications are accepted at Macon County DSS. No applications are accepted at Macon County DSS.

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Social Worker Investigative/Assessment and Treatment (SW I/AT)
Position Number: 211-40-3100
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Grade: 31 - $47,720.14 plus On-call pay of $24.00/night - 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.
Bonus: Premium Pay Opportunity
Closing Date: Until Filled

Description of Work:
The primary duties of this position involve working closely with families to develop a plan and arrange services to assist the family with resolving issues identified by an investigation of abuse/neglect. The Social Worker will work with the family to strengthen and preserve the family unit.

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: Income Maintenance Caseworker II or IMC I in a work against status
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Range: Grade 22 IMC I in a work against status $30,761.12
Grade 24 IMC II $33,914.14
Position Number:211-02-206
Closing date: Until Filled

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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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

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

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

SELECTION PROCEDURES A screening committee will review applications to select the best qualified applicants to be interviewed.

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

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Macon County Department of Social Services
Administrative Assistant I
Adult Day Program Supervisor - Macon County Senior Services
Position Number: 211-16-010
Salary Grade 23 AA-I
Salary Range $32,299.02 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 purpose of the Adult Day Program Supervisor - Administrative Assistant I is to perform supervisory, administrative, and coordination work managing the Adult Day Program services for senior and disabled adults

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


    Position: Environmental Health Technician
    Macon County Public Health
    Grade 22
    Salary $14.7890 per hour
    Closing Date: Until Filled
    This is a part time position (up to 19 hours per week) with no benefits

    Responsibilities:
    The purpose of this position is to provide support to the Environmental Health Division of the Health Department as a beginning level technician. Employees perform in a supportive role under the supervision of sanitarians. Duties include: performing site visits to assure lots are ready for soil evaluations, limited complaint investigation (verification), some office duties: (answering the phone, performing record searches, assist REHS with paperwork, etc.), collect water samples, and assist REHS with inspections, complaints or other activities as needed. Work may include other duties as assigned. Employee represents the health department to members of the community and to private contractors through inspections, surveys, and complaint investigations. Employee is responsible for the consistent and accurate application of rules and regulations

    Hours worked are generally between the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, 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:
    • Knowledge of basic mathematics
    • Ability to read, explain, and apply regulations. Ability to understand basic technical data
    • Ability to communicate, persuasively and effectively, both orally and in writing
    • Ability to carry out written and oral assignments
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public
    • Ability to maintain complete and accurate records and reports

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
    High school diploma and one year of experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities to perform the work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience

      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: Community Social Services Assistant
    Macon County Department of Social Services
    Position Number - 211-53-5000
    Salary Range - Grade 18: $25,307.10 - 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:
    The primary purpose of the Community Social Services Assistant is to perform a variety of duties in daily operation of an adult day care program for aged and disabled adults.

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

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

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

    Selection Procedures:
    A screening committee will review applications to select the best qualified applicants to be interviewed. All applicants will be required to complete skills testing.

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

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

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

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


    Position: Nutritionist II
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary Grade: 29 - $43,283.76 - 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: Public Health Nurse II - School Nurse
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary: Grade 32, $41,588 - 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: Processing Assistant III
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary Grade 19, $26,573.04 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 function as front desk support for the Environmental Health Section. General duties include responding to phone inquiries, filing, typing, data entry, compiling reports, research, ordering supplies, answering general and complex questions from the public and, responding to customer needs. This position is also responsible for collecting fees, receipting monies and verifying accuracy of applications. Operation of various office machines as well as some lifting will be required. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite is necessary. 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:
    • Ability to coordinate and work with staff and clients under supervision, as set up by departmental policies.
    • General knowledge of office or work unit procedures, methods and practices.
    • General knowledge of and ability to use correct spelling, punctuation and specialized vocabulary; ability to proofread.
    • General knowledge of office accounting and record keeping procedures, mathematics and their application in the work environment.
    • Ability to use a variety of office equipment
    • Ability to screen communications based on predetermined guidelines to independently respond or route inquiries.
    • Ability to record and compile information based on general guidelines.
    • Ability to gather and give information and instructions regarding the work process or procedures.
    • Ability to learn a variety of guidelines, rules, regulations and policies.
    • Ability to work with people with courtesy and tact.

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

    HOW TO APPLY: A State application PD 107* can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below. Include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring. No resumes may be considered, but may be attached to PD107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Public Health.
    **Registration and PD-107 are required and may be obtained from and submitted to NC Works on or before the closing date.

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

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


    Position: Social Worker (SW) III - Permanency Planning
    Position Number(s): 211-40-2112
    Macon County Department of Social Services
    Salary Grade: 30 - $45,448.00 - Premium Pay Opportunity and On-Call Pay
    Closing Date: Until Filled

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

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

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

    This Social Worker may be asked to complete Home Studies as court ordered or required through Inter-state Compact on the Placement of Children process, as well as inter-county requests, or kinship care assessments and monitoring these cases as needed. This employee is required to be on-call after hours every 13 weeks to respond to reports of child abuse, neglect or dependency, as well as to respond to calls concerning adults who are disabled and in need of protective services.

      Minimum Education and Experience for Social Worker III
      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Thorough knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices, and their application to complex casework, groupwork, and community problems.
    • Considerable knowledge of a wide range of medical, behavioral, and/or psychosocial problems and their treatment theory.
    • Considerable knowledge of family and group dynamics and a range of intervention techniques, governmental and private organizations, and resources in the community, laws, regulations, and policies which govern the program.
    • General knowledge of the methods and principles of casework supervision and training.
    • In certain settings, considerable knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment as they relate to decisions regarding clinical interventions and appropriate therapies based on medical or psychological diagnosis.
    • Skill in establishing rapport with a client and in applying techniques or assessing psychosocial, behavioral, and psychological aspects of client's problems.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of case load and their families, as well as civic, legal, medical, social, and religious organizations.
    • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively.

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

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

    A TRANSCRIPT OF THE HIGHEST DEGREE OBTAINED IS REQUIRED

    HOW TO APPLY: A completed State of NC Application PD-107 application (PD-107)* and a if needed PD 107 Continuation Job 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: Nutritionist I
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary Grade:26 - $37,390.34
    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: Telecommunicator
    Emergency Management
    Salary Grade: 26
    Salary: $37,390.34
    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: $17.9761/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: Convenience Center Attendant
    Salary:Grade 17 $11.5875 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: School Resource Officer (SRO)
    Macon County Sheriff's Office
    Salary Grade: 28 - $41,223.00 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

    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 - $33,914.14 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 - $45,448.00 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

    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 - $37,390.34 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 32, $50,106.00 - 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
    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 $14.7890/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: Environmental Health Specialist
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary Grade 30: $45,448.00 - 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: $45,448.00 - 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: EMT Advanced
    Department: Emergency Management
    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
    Salary Grade 26: Salary Range: $37,390.34 - 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; $17.9761/ 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