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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

AVAILABLE JOB LISTINGS

Position: Income Maintenance Caseworker IMC II
Or IMC I with work against IMC II
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Range: Grade 23 IMCI $27,874.00
Grade 25 IMCII $30,731.00 (12 months as UIMC I)
Closing date: 6/2/2015

Responsibilities
An IMC II in this position may do initial intake and/or process applications in NC FAST. The IMC II conducts interviews, assesses need, explains all applicable programs, explains in depth all requirements, rights and responsibilities of both client and agency, make proper referrals, and respond to any unusual emotional or physical state of the client in an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust.

The employee must be able to adapt to change and be able to continue daily work as complex and new regulations are implemented. The IMCII may process NC FAST applications.

The IMC II must offer assistance in obtaining the information requested from the client. Confidentiality of case information must be maintained. Satisfactory work during period of pressure and heavy workload maintaining balance and self-control is a requirement, and employee must independently produce satisfactory work during those periods.

Worker must be a team player, and have excellent communication skills.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of the program/area(s) 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, analyzes, and interprets rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Ability to perform caseworker functions within structured time frames.
  • Exemplified computer proficiency is a must to this IMC II role.
  • The IMC II must have good interviewing skills and ability to communicate effectively and develop a satisfactory relationship with people of all socioeconomic backgrounds, while at the same time multi-tasking (i.e. comprehending, interpreting, and applying complex rules and regulations, and practical judgment including ability to read and interpret policy, job aides, and change notices for competency.)

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
We will accept applications for Income Maintenance Caseworker I with the following qualifications:

    Graduation from an accredited associate degree program in:
  • ITS Technology
  • Paralegal Technology
  • Business Administration
  • Secretarial Science or;

    Graduation from high school with three years of paraprofessional, clerical or other public contact experience which included:
  • Negotiating
  • Interviewing
  • Explaining information
  • Gathering and compiling data
  • Analysis of data
  • Performance of mathematical or legal tasks
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:
Structured interview and skills test will be administered. Applicants admitted to the interview may be given a written test for simulated tasks to perform typical to those of the Social Services Income Maintenance Caseworker.

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
Include 3 references with contact information and a valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant. 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 DSS.


Position: Planner/ Evaluator II (Population Health)
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade: 33 - $46,662
Closing date: May 27, 2015

Responsibilities
This position serves as the Administrator of the Population Health Section of Macon County Public Health and leads the section in effectively performing all duties associated with the specific program objectives while ensuring compliance with all federal, state and local public health laws, rules, and regulations.

Employee has oversight for the Departments Health Community; Nutrition Education; Women, Infants and Children's (W.I.C.); Breastfeeding Peer Counselor; Public Health Emergency Preparedness; and the Regional Chronic Disease Management Program.

Employee develops, directs, administers and evaluates the public health education program. Supervises and evaluates the work of a unit of professional Public Health Educators in a variety of health education programs to meet the needs of the community while, ensuring that funding criteria is established and met for each program design.

Collects and analyzes program data; identifies and assesses health care and health education community needs; develops funding proposals and grant applications; and delivers a variety of reports and presentation to stakeholders.

Works cooperatively with community stakeholders to assess the health needs of community; and monitors and reports findings to local and state public health officials. Promotes the use of research findings applicable to public health/health education practice.

Assists in interpreting the Department's programs to the public, professional and voluntary organizations and groups and maintains cooperative working relationships with them. Oversee development, counseling and evaluation of employees (including all disciplinary actions) performed by supervisory staff within the section, conducts performance evaluations, and develop and maintain a positive team work environment; provide direction and consultation to supervisory and other staff within the section in establishing priorities, meeting objectives, and managing the workflow within the section and monitoring work performance. Oversee budget development and management for the section.

Act as the Public Information Officer (PIO) for the Department: Reviews or prepares articles and technical reports for publication on public health issues, assists in organizing a resource unit to provide information; respond to inquiries and to supply source materials during public health emergencies; creates reports, presentations and other materials as necessary; and works cooperatively with all facets of the media to promote new and existing health education campaigns.

Assists in grant writing and development of new education initiatives. Provide advice and guidance on population health issues to the Health Director and other leadership staff. Foster continuous quality improvement in all areas of work. Supervises and participates in public health preparedness activities as trained and assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public health and public health education activities.
  • General knowledge of modern educational theory and techniques in the field of public health education
  • Journalistic principles and methods of preparing subject matter in the promotion of public health activities; and display techniques and skill in the arrangement of exhibits.
  • Ability to work effectively with people on all educational levels and to maintain effective working relationships with local health departments, community agencies, and the public
  • Ability to write and speak effectively and to stimulate interest and cooperation among various groups in carrying out a program in public health education.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

(Planner) A master's degree in public or human services administration or a human services programmatic fields, preferably with course work in human services planning and one year of experience in human service program planning or administration; or graduation from a four-year college or university and three years of administrative or consultative experience in a human service program; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

(Evaluator) A master's degree in the field of psychology, sociology or social work and one year of experience in research and evaluation using statistical methodologies in human service programs; or graduation from a four-year college or university and three years' experience in research, evaluation and statistical application in the human service field; or an 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
NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Franklin, N.C.
Mailing Address : 5 West Main Street, Franklin NC 28734
Applicants must include 3 references with contact information and a valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant. Resumes will not be considered.

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


Position: Nutritionist II
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade: 27 - $33,881
Closing date: May 20, 2015

Responsibilities
Primarily responsible for the management and oversight of the WIC (Women, Infants and Children Food Supplement) Program including supervising and training staff; reviewing and writing policies; conducting performance evaluations, etc. Additionally responsible for the provision of basic nutrition services to clients eligible for the WIC program.

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 specialized knowledge and skill in comprehensive nutrition assessment and care planning, including problem diagnosis, counseling, and evaluation of clients from diverse backgrounds, ages, and with multiple and complex health and therapeutic nutritional needs; broad knowledge in health care ethics, documentation in the medical record, and quality assurance; sophisticated knowledge of current scientific information regarding nutrition, diet, and health and the ability to relate this information to clients, professionals, and the general public; fundamental knowledge of current principles and practices of public health, and program coordination; ability to interpret policy and protocols into operational procedures and work priorities; skill in organizing and coordinating the work of others; full range of skill in presenting ideas orally and in writing in a clear, concise manner.

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
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: Telecommunicator (Part-time)
Emergency Management
Salary Grade: 21
Salary: $12.1554/hr
Closing date: May 18, 2015

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: Maintenance Worker I
Salary Grade: 19
Minimum Salary: $22,932
Closing date: May 18, 2015

General Definition of Work:
Performs semiskilled work cleaning and maintaining County buildings, grounds and facilities, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the close supervision of the Maintenance Mechanic II/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:

  • Sweeps, mops and dusts offices; cleans and dusts tables and other furniture.
  • Cleans and disinfects restrooms in County buildings; replenishes paper supplies and soap as necessary; clears clogged drains in sinks and toilets; cleans kitchen area including stove and refrigerator.
  • Sweeps, strips, waxes, buffs, mops and vacuums floor surfaces; spots and cleans carpet.
  • Cleans windows, walls, wood work and light fixtures.
  • Empties trash receptacles; removes and sorts recyclables.
  • Performs routine repairs on building fixtures, furniture and/or structures, such as replacing light bulbs and fuses, tightening loose hardware, replacing parts, etc; assists with painting and remodeling.
  • Performs landscaping maintenance duties such as mowing, picking up trash, leaves and debris; assists with snow removal and ice control; cleans sidewalks and parking lots; trims bushes, trees and shrubbery.
  • Secures building at closing; opens building daily; raises and lowers flags; picks up mail and delivers packages; waters plants.
  • Sets up rooms for meetings and moves furniture.
  • Determines and obtains equipment and cleaning supplies as needed; restocks and maintains records on incoming supplies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Some knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies, and equipment and ability to use them economically and efficiently; ability to understand oral and written directions; ability to read and write; physical ability to perform heavy manual work; ability to work independently; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

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

Physical Requirements:
This work requires the frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions, frequently requires speaking or hearing, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires sitting and tasting or smelling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires operating machines and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment, frequently requires exposure to vibration and occasionally requires wet,humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places and exposure to outdoor weather conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements:
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
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: Public Health Nurse II
Alliance Staffing
Salary: 24.71 / per hour
Closing date: Until Filled

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, 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:
Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org


Position: Transit Driver - Part Time
Macon County Transit
Starting Salary $10.00/hr
Closing date: Applications accepted until filled.

Macon County is accepting applications for the position of Part Time Transit Driver for the Transit Services Department

This position requires the ability to drive a transit vehicle to provide transportation services for Macon County citizens and residents. Work includes following an assigned route schedule, assisting passengers in using the services, collecting funds for services, accurately completing required reports and records and maintaining the cleanliness of vehicles. The successful candidate must have a special understanding of the needs and behavior of passengers served, including the elderly and those with disabilities.

Hours of work vary, typically consisting of 10-hour workdays that usually begin prior to 8:00 a.m. and/or extend beyond 5:00 p.m.

    Special requirements of this position include but are not limited to the following:
  • Applicant must be at least 21 with 5 years minimum driving experience
  • Valid NC Driver's license with clean driving history
  • Ability to use lift-equipped vehicle (requires pushing, pulling, and stooping)
  • Travel outside Macon County
  • CDL license with "P" endorsement or obtain within 60 days of employment
  • Random, Post-Accident, and Reasonable Suspicion Drug Testing after employment
  • Must pass Pre-employment drug screening
  • Must pass pre-employment Background check

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

Description:
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.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER

     
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