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(828) 349-2595


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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


Position: Community Social Services Assistant
at Senior Services - Crawford Center

Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Range: Part-Time Position $7.50 per hour
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
This position which is located at Macon County Senior Service - Crawford Center will perform a variety of duties in the daily operation of the Senior Services Center for aged and disabled adults.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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

    Employee in this Position :
  • 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
  • Prepares snacks and meals following snack schedule provided by the supervisor; assistance may be provided with feeding
  • 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
  • Attends required training courses and workshops
  • Works with volunteers each day as assigned in meal packaging, serving and home delivery
  • Assist staff with activities that are educational, interesting and entertaining topic programs;
  • Helps set up the center for meal packaging and serving; pulls out utensils needed; makes coffee
  • Cleans kitchen and eating areas; overseeing and coordinates or performs necessary cleaning duties; sweeps, mops moves chairs and tables as needed
  • Clerical duties in kitchen along with possible home delivered meals
  • Perform related duties as required

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
High School Diploma with an Associate Degree from an accredited School, College or University listed with the United States Department of Education preferred and two years of responsible job history working with families, along with a combination of education and life experience.

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. Please include 3 references with contact information and a valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant. 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
Macon County Public Health Center
Salary: Grade 33, $45,404
Closing date: February 17, 2017 at 12 p.m.

Responsibilities
This position requires intermediate level professional nursing work in a local public health center. Ability to independently demonstrate and implement techniques of nursing care and outreach the community as needed.
This position serves as the team leader/charge nurse for the Smart Start Outreach Program as well as the nurse for the Care Coordination for Children (CC4C) program.

Smart Start: Employee will work with local day care centers and child care providers to provide educational services to the center staff. The employee will be expected to assist in data collection and review of services to determine compliance with guidelines, best practices and funding arrangements.

CC4C: Employee will provides services to consumers in their home or other setting, primarily related to case management services to children ages 0-5 who are at risk or diagnosed with special needs. Services involve evaluating the consumer's situation and his/her ability to deal with it, developing a social history, psychosocial assessment, service plan and/or treatment plan and follow-up, outreach and referral.

Employees address such problems as adjustment to illness or disability, financial concerns; socialization issues of the socially handicapped or those debilitated by situation or illness. Employees may provide information to and confer with schools, natural parents and/or foster parents, DSS, CDSA, and Mental Health or other involved agencies or service providers on habilitation plans, behavior management, and other problem areas or needs.

Employee must have the ability to independently demonstrate and implement techniques of nursing care and outreach in the community as needed. The employee will also perform general public health nursing care to promote health and prevent disease in various clinic settings including adult and child immunizations, maternal health, BCCCP, family planning and public health preparedness as well as other duties as assigned.

Hours of work are generally 8-5 Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours to meet the needs of the consumers and/or to respond to public health initiatives or emergencies.

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.
  • A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the NC Board of Nursing.

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: Transit Operator / Part Time
Macon County Transit
Salary $10.00 per hour
Closing date: Until Filled

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
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.

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.
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: Part-time Physician Extender
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary $38.46 per hour
    Closing date: Open Until Filled

    Responsibilities:
    Employee will perform physical assessments, diagnosis, treatment and counseling in the clinical areas. Serves as the Employee Health provider for County employees, provides primary care services to enrolled patients and sees patients in other health department clinics to include Family Planning, Adult Health, Child Health, Communicable Disease and STD, etc.

    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 flexible within the operational hours of the clinic which are generally 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

    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 or other Physician Extender by the North Carolina Board of Nursing or other appropriate Physician Extender board 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


    Position: Public Health Nurse II
    Macon County Public Health Center
    Salary: Grade 33, $45,404
    Closing date: Until Filled

    Responsibilities
    This position requires an intermediate level professional nursing work in a local public health center. The employee is responsible for implementing the core process of the Macon County Employee Health program in order to promote a safe and healthy workforce and environment.

    The nursing process is utilized to assess, diagnose, establish a plan with outcome criteria, intervene, evaluate, and document consumer responses to potential health problems or acute/episodic (sick) visits.

    Hours of work are generally 7-4 Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours to meet the needs of the consumers and/or to respond to public health initiatives or emergencies.

    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.

    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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