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Mike Decker, Director
(828) 349-2020

Pam Perry, HR Coordinator
(828) 349-2595

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

Mail to:
5 West Main Street
Franklin NC 28734

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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 You may also call Macon County Human Resources with inquiries at
(828) 349-2020 or email us -

Macon County is an ADA/AA Equal Opportunity Employer


Position: Animal Shelter Attendant
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade : 21
Salary: $25,283
Closing date: 12 Noon September 2, 2016

This position involves a variety of clerical and semi-skilled work in the operation of the county animal shelter. Employee is responsible for the management of the clerical functions of the shelter to include maintaining records and files, completing reports, collecting and recording fees, and the ordering and inventory of supplies and equipment.

Employee is also responsible for interacting with the public, in person and by telephone, to explain county animal control laws, regulations, and procedures; arranging for the adoption of animals; the care and feeding of animals in custody; the cleaning and maintenance of animal cages.

Employee will also assist Animal Control Officers in the performance of their duties and/or carry out the duties of an Animal Control Officer when one is not otherwise available.

Work consists of a 40 hour work week - generally 8-5 Monday through Friday. Modification of hours is required to cover after hours call, weekend and after hours shelter operations, assist in the event of a public health emergency, etc.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements :
Applicants must have a general knowledge of the proper care and feeding of animals. Working knowledge of state and county animal control laws, policies, and procedures and, some knowledge of public health rabies control laws is necessary. General knowledge of office policies and procedures and the ability to meet and deal with the public tactfully, courteously and effectively and, basic math skills are a must have.

Graduation from high school and one year of clerical and/or animal shelter experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

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
Mailing address: 5 West Main Street

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.
All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check

Position: Macon County Public Health
Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (Community Health Assistant)
Salary Grade: 17
Salary Range:$9.25 per hour. This is a part-time position (up to 19 hours per week) with no benefits.
Closing date: Friday September 2, 2016 at noon

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

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

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

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

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


All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check

Position: Lifeguard/Swim Instructor
Macon County Parks and Recreation
Starting Salary : $8.16
Closing date: Until Filled

Director Macon County Parks & Recreation - Seth Adams
Head Lifeguard on Duty

Approximately 25-30 hours a week. Watch swimmers, teach swim lessons, patrol pool deck, clean bathrooms and pick up trash in and around the pool area.

Main objective is to maintain a safe experience for patrons to the Macon County Veterans Memorial Recreation Park Pool.


  • Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency.
  • Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.
  • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service.
  • Teach swim lessons to various ages/abilities.
  • Performs various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned (cleaning locker rooms, working register/front gate/etc...).


  • Concern for safety and well-being of others.
  • Positive attitude and outlook.
  • Ability to seek and accept supervision and guidance.
  • Accepting of diversity in religions, ethnicity, culture, and race. Able to treat all patrons and staff fairly.
  • Agree to a criminal background check upon request.


  • Must have, or be able to obtain, Lifeguarding Certification and
    CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures

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.

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

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

Position: Telecommunicator (Part-time)
Emergency Management
Salary Grade: 21
Salary: $12.1554/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

All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check

Position: Part Time Emergency Medical Technician, Basic, Intermediate and Paramedic Levels
Salary Salary: $10.64 - $13.06 / hour depending on level of certification
Closing date: Until Filled

Provide pre-hospital medical care. No set schedule, employee will fill vacancies as needed. A more comprehensive job description available upon request

Minimum Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.
Valid NC Driver's License
Current NC Certification in Emergency Medicine

How to Apply:
A State application (PD-107)*must be completed and returned to the

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

Resumes may not be substituted for a completed application. Please provide 3 references with contact numbers and an e-mail address along with your application. A criminal background check will be completed before hiring.

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