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Mike Decker, Director
(828) 349-2020

Pam Farmer, HR Coordinator
(828) 349-2595


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* NC State Application
PD-107. Click here

Submit PD-107 to:

Department of Commerce
NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue Franklin, N.C.

Mail to:
5 West Main Street
Franklin NC 28734

Email to: Shirley.Mashburn@NCCommerce.com

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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. If you have any questions about the positions listed below, or would like to apply, you may contact the Division of Workforce Solutions at (828) 369-9534, or access their web site at www.ncesc.com. You may also call Macon County Human Resources with inquiries at
(828) 349-2020 or email us - mdecker@maconnc.org.

Macon County is an ADA/AA Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.


Position: Processing Assistant III
Alliance Staffing
Location; Franklin, NC
Salary: $15.00 per hour - Start date May 30, 2017
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
Employees in this position must have excellent keyboard skills; be proficient in Word and Excel; and, be capable of handling financial transactions with the general public. Knowledge and experience with HIS is a plus. General duties include filing, typing, processing paperwork, verifying income and residency documentation, phone skills, data entry, and working with clinic patients.

Must have organizational skills and must be flexible and able to prioritize workloads and requests. This clerical position requires good communication skills and ability to work with people with courtesy and tact, as direct patient contact is a requirement. Must have ability to screen communications based on predetermined guidelines to independently respond to route inquiries. Must have ability to compile information based on general guidelines. Some lifting will be required.

General work hours are Monday through Friday (40 hrs per week) with some early morning or occasional evening and/or weekend work required to meet the public health needs of the community.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • General knowledge of office or work unit procedures, methods and practices.
  • General knowledge of and ability to use correct spelling, punctuation and specialized vocabulary; ability to proofread.
  • General knowledge of office accounting and record keeping procedures, mathematics and their application in the work environment.
  • Ability to learn and apply a variety of guidelines.
  • Ability to use a variety of office equipment.
  • Ability to work with people with courtesy and tact.
  • Ability to screen communications based on predetermined guidelines to independently respond or route inquiries.
  • Ability to record and compile information based on general guidelines.
  • Ability to gather and give information and instructions regarding the work process or procedures.
  • Ability to balance and reconcile figures.
  • May require ability to coordinate work of other support staff, student workers or volunteers.
  • Ability to learn to use specialized office equipment.

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

How to Apply:
Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org


Position: Nurse Practitioner / Physician Extender II
Macon County Public Health / NC Alliance for Public Health Agencies
Salary $71,000
Closing date: Open Until Filled (Employment to begin July 3, 2017)

Responsibilities:
Employee will perform physical assessments, diagnosis, treatment and counseling in the clinical areas. Serves as the primary provider within the health department. Priority clinics include Primary Care, Family Planning, Adult Health, Child Health, Communicable Disease and STD clinics.

Must be approved to practice medical acts by the appropriate State Board. Approval to practice medical acts includes giving a medical diagnosis, and prescribing medications outlined in the approved formulary. Employee will practice under the Medical Director who is ultimately responsible for the employees' medical practice; supervision from the physician includes a set of mutually agreed to patient care protocols and medical guidelines with the physician immediately available by telephone or physically, if needed, for consultation.

Hours of work are generally 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of techniques of interviewing, medical and relevant history taking, principles and practices of general medicine and disease states as they relate to the area of work;
  • Thorough knowledge of health appraisal tools, laboratory tests and findings, medication, and therapeutic procedures as relate to the area of work;
  • Thorough knowledge and ability to plan a regime of care based on assessment and findings;
  • Considerable knowledge of available resources and appropriate referral methods.
  • Skills in performing clinical functions.
  • Skill in assisting with routine surgical procedures.
  • Ability to examine patients and detect abnormalities;
  • Ability to record accurately and completely all information necessary to evaluate and plan care and to convey this to the treatment team;
  • Ability to communicate orally;
  • Ability to teach and counsel individuals, families and groups in areas of health maintenance, preventive medicine, and care of the sick;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and to gain the confidence of patients and families and work effectively with them;
  • Some ability to plan and conduct in-service training programs.
  • Ability to use a computer and document in Electronic Health Record.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and the North Carolina Medical Board and one year of experience as a Physician Extender.

How to Apply
Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org

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


Position: Medical Office Assistant
Macon County Public Health / NC Alliance for Public Health Agencies
Salary: $26,547
Closing Date: Until Filled (Employment begins July 3, 2017)

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

Proficiency in keyboard and communication skills and ability to follow written and oral instruction is necessary. Some lifting of patients may be required. General work hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with some early morning or occasional evening and/or weekend work required to meet the public health needs of the community.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

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

How to Apply
Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org

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


Position: Public Health Dental Assistant II
Macon County Public Health
Salary: Grade 23, $27,854
Closing date: Until filled

Responsibilities
Position entails dental assisting work including but not limited to: assisting dental provider, developing and mounting X-rays, maintaining dental equipment and supplies, sterilization, inventory control, providing education to clients, and other related duties. Employee will work primarily with adults.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
Minimum qualifications are completion of an approved ADA dental assistant program; full-time employment as a chair side assistant for 2 years of the preceding 5 years and allowed to perform the functions as a dental assistant under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist, and other requirements of the NC Board of Dental Examiners, X-ray training consistent with NC General Statutes

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

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


Position: Dental Hygienist I
Macon County Public Health
Salary Range: Grade 33 $45,404
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
Provides delegable functions as specified by the NC Board of Dental Examiners for a Dental Hygienist. Performs technical dental work in examining, cleaning, prophylaxis, application of preventive procedures, and instructing on the general care of the teeth.

Hours of work are generally 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday with occasional evening & weekend hours.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Considerable knowledge of and skill in the application of the techniques and practices of dental hygiene.
  • Ability to secure the cooperation of the patient and to elicit required information
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, and to interpret and maintain records and reports
  • Ability to deal tactfully with the public and to exercise good judgment in appraising situations and making decisions
  • Ability to work with other professional and support personnel in the performance of duties typical of the dental hygienist and assisting with other duties which may be of a lesser complexity.
    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements::
  • Graduation from an approved two-year program of dental hygiene.
  • Licensed to practice as a dental hygienist in North Carolina.
  • Certified as a Public Health Dental Hygienist desired.

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. 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: Regional Diabetes Prevention Coordinator
Minority Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) Grant

Alliance Staffing
Location: Coverage area: Macon, Clay, Cherokee County, Jackson, Swain, Graham, Haywood, Transylvania, NC
Salary: $36,000 - $42,000
Closing date: Open Until Filled

Responsibilities:

    The purpose of the MDPP initiative is to create healthier communities by:
  • Engaging at risk populations for participation in Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPP)
  • Screening at risk populations for pre-diabetes
  • Referring to Diabetes Prevention Programs
  • Offering the Diabetes Prevention Program to minority communities in Region 1
The primary purpose of this position is to create a Regional Collaborative which will engage, screen and deliver the MDPP that includes the CDC curricula: "Prevent T2" or "Prevenga el T2" to minority communities within the region.

Key Job Duties:

  • Provide technical assistance related to local MDPPs throughout the region
  • Ensure that the MDPPs achieves quality performance outcomes
  • Ensure participant and program data is entered into the MDPP database on a weekly bases and submit monthly reports to NC DPH Program Contact
  • Participate in all mandatory NC DPH coach calls
  • Conduct a targeted marketing and awareness campaign
  • Coordinate screenings for prediabetes
  • Refer at risk people to local DPP classes
  • Organize and co-host community forums to raise awareness of prediabetes
  • Provide DPP classes with items and services to address participant barriers to participating in the DPP classes; including transportation, childcare, supplies, etc.
  • Administer an incentive program for participants
  • Complete required evaluation and program activities

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
Master's degree in public health or health and/or human services field and one year experience in health education/health promotion or a bachelor's degree and two years' experience in a community, business, or governmental program, preferably in the fields of health education/health promotion; or an equivalent combination of training and experience

How to Apply
Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org


Position: Regional Bilingual Lifestyle Coach
Minority Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) Grant

Alliance Staffing
Location: Coverage area: Macon, Clay, Cherokee County, Jackson, Swain, Graham, Haywood, Transylvania, NC
Salary: $27,000 - $30,000
Closing date: Open Until Filled

Responsibilities:

    The purpose of the MDPP initiative is to create healthier communities by:
  • Engaging at risk populations for participation in Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPP)
  • Screening at risk populations for pre-diabetes
  • Referring to Diabetes Prevention Programs
  • Offering the Diabetes Prevention Program to minority communities in Region 1
The primary purpose of this position is engage, screen and deliver the Diabetes Prevention Program that includes the CDC curricula "Prevenga el T2" to Hispanic communities within the region.

Key Job Duties:

  • Provide technical assistance related to local MDPPs throughout the region
  • Deliver the MDPP program in Hispanic communities throughout the region in a way for participants to make and sustain positive lifestyle changes. This includes understanding and being sensitive to issues and challenges for individuals trying to make and sustain significant lifestyle changes
  • Ensure participant and program data is entered into the MDPP database on a weekly basis
  • Participate in all mandatory NC DPH coach calls
  • Maintain an outreach log to track correspondence with MDPP participants
  • Assist to coordinate screenings for prediabetes in Hispanic Communities
  • Refer at risk people to local DPP classes
  • Provide DPP classes with items and services to address participant barriers to participating in the DPP classes; including transportation, childcare, supplies, etc.
  • Assist in administering an incentive program for participants
  • Complete required evaluation and program activities

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
Graduation from High School and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least one year experience of working in a community based setting, preferably in healthcare

How to Apply
Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org


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

Responsibilities:

  • Leads clients in various activities in accordance with daily schedule; may substitute activities based on observation of clients and their response and level of functioning each day
  • Provides feedback to supervisor on clients' needs and recommends program/activities for futures; assists in determining needs daily through interaction and observation
  • Prepares snacks and meals following snack schedule provided by the supervisor; assistance may be provided with feeding
  • Demonstrates and educates clients and families in selection and preparation of nutritious and inexpensive snacks and meals
  • Interacts with family when they bring clients to and pick up from the center; provides an outlet and listens to concerns and problems they are encountering and assists in helping them deal with effects of aging; share continuing concerns and problems with supervisor
  • Completes daily records on client's level of functioning, behavior changes, participation in activities and changes in person care assistance required
  • Assists clients with personal needs; assistance may be provided with personal hygiene
  • Provided training such as cutting up food and assistance in personal care feeding, escorting to the bathroom and community living skills changing depends; assists with hand washing and cleans up accidents
  • Hands out medications provided by family member that is in prepackaged dosages; gives to client according to times specified
  • May check and record vital sings as needed
  • Takes clients to medical service providers when necessary to assure they receive needed services
  • Attends required training courses and workshops
  • Performs shelter and special needs duties as required by County Emergency Operation plan.
  • This position will be supervised by the Senior Services Administrative Officer and will be a part of the Senior Services Program Section in the Department of Social Services.
  • The Adult Day Care Program operates from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. weekdays. This is not a residential program.
  • Performs related duties as directed
  • Perform shelter and special needs duties as required by the County Emergency Operations Plan

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • General knowledge of the social, economic, health and environmental conditions of the participants served
  • Knowledge of the nutritional and recreation needs of the senior populations
  • Ability to perform minor record keeping and maintain the budget for the site
  • Ability to plan activities and projects based on the needs and interest of the participants
  • Ability to relate to the needs of the senior population
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
High School Graduate or equivalent AND one year of experience in performing similar tasks in a hospital, nursing home, school, camp, or other social service area; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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

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: Social Worker Investigation, Assessment, Treatment
SWIAT (Will consider applications qualified for Social Work II/III as a work against status at lower grade and salary)

Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Grade: 32 - $43,242.16
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
Child Protective Services; This is advanced, professional level casework providing protective, investigative, counseling and case management services for children who are at risk for neglect and/or abuse.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Knowledge of:
  • Social work principles, techniques and practices and their application to complex casework, group work and community problems
  • Governmental and private organizations and community resources
  • Laws, regulations and policies which govern the program
  • Family and group dynamics and a range of intervention techniques
  • Medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment as they relate to decisions regarding clinical interventions and appropriate therapies based on medical or psychological diagnosis
  • The methods and principles of casework supervision and training
    Ability to:
  • Establish rapport with a client and in applying techniques of assessing psychosocial, behavioral and psychological aspects of client's problems
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of case load and their families as well as civic, legal, medical, social, and religious organizations
  • Express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively
  • Supervise, train or instruct lower-level social workers, students or interns in the program

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
A Master's degree from an accredited school of social work and one year of social work; or a bachelor's degree from an accredited school of social work and two years of social work or counseling experience; or a master's degree in a counseling field and two years of social work or counseling experience; or 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 services field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

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

Special Requirements:
Copies of final transcripts showing date degree awarded should be submitted with application or provided at interview. Must have a valid driver's license and be in compliance with the Macon County's insurance regulations. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring.

How to Apply
A State application PD 107* and if needed PD-107 continuation job sheet can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below or on-line (link upper left).
You must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. No resumes will be considered, but may be attached to the PD-107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or 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: Nutrition Project Site Supervisor (of Activities) - Crawford Center
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Range : Grade 18 - $21,840.00 - $10.50 hourly
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:

  • Positions in this class work with the elderly, Works with volunteers each day as assigned in meal packaging, serving and home delivery
  • Helps plan and supervises on-site activities and educational, interesting and entertaining topic programs; suggests and assists in contacting and securing presenters from among the volunteers and other public and private organizations; and may lead activities or make presentations as appropriate
  • Helps verify temperature of meals upon delivery from the food vendor; counts numbers delivered; alert the Coordinator of problems
  • Helps set up the center for meal packaging and serving; pulls out utensils needed; makes coffee
  • Cleans kitchen and eating areas; supervises and coordinates or performs necessary cleaning duties; sweeps, mops moves chairs and tables as needed
  • Assists in filling out forms and orienting new clients;
  • May drive vehicle to deliver home meals as required
  • Perform shelter and special needs duties as required by the County Emergency Operations Plan
  • Performs related duties as directed

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • General knowledge of the social, economic, health and environmental conditions of the participants served
  • Knowledge of the nutritional and recreation needs of the senior populations
  • Ability to perform minor record keeping and maintain the budget for the site
  • Ability to plan activities and projects based on the needs and interest of the participants
  • Ability to relate to the needs of the senior population
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements :
High School Graduate or equivalent AND one year of experience in performing similar tasks in a hospital, nursing home, school, camp, or other social service area; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have NC Driver's License.

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

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 DSS.

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


Position: Public Health Nurse II - School Nurse
Macon County Public Health
Salary: Grade 33, $37,685 - 10 Month Position
Closing Date: Until Filled
Start Date: Selected applicant will begin employment in late July or early August

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, provide case management for students with chronic illness, conducting home visits as needed, monitoring schools for epidemiological issues, providing resources for parents in the community for assistance, provide emergency care as required, and serve as a resource for education for teachers.

Hours of work are generally 8:00a.m. - 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; 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.
  • Certification in School Health Nursing or ability to obtain certification within three years of employment

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.

Please include a list 3 references with their contact information and your 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: Transit Operator / Part Time
Macon County Transit
Salary $10.00 per hour
Closing date: Until Filled

General Definition of Work
Performs intermediate semi-skilled 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. Note: This is a seasonal position that will last from approximately mid-February of 2017 until late May of 2017. It will also have a fluctuating work week that will vary from 32 to 40 hours per week.

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 transit vehicle on an assigned route and schedule.
  • Performs daily inspections of vehicle; reports defects and/or maintenance needs.
  • sports 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

     
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