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Mike Decker, Director
(828) 349-2020

Pam Perry, HR Coordinator
(828) 349-2595


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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: Temporary - NC FAST DATA/INTAKE SUPPORT
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary: $15.00
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
This temporary NC FAST Support position is responsible for initial intake and may learn the process of applications in NC FAST. The NC FAST Support conducts interviews, assesses need, explains all applicable programs, explains all requirements, rights and responsibilities of both client and agency, makes 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. Confidentiality of case information shall be maintained. Worker must be a team player, and have excellent communication, interviewing and technical/computer skills.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • General knowledge of basic arithmetic and English grammar.
  • General knowledge of basic office practices and procedures.
  • Ability to key with accuracy.
  • Ability to understand oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to read printed words and numbers rapidly and accurately.
  • Ability to enter routine and repetitive work within structured time schedule.

    Difficulty of Work:
  • Complexity - 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 in this role.

  • Nature of Instructions and Guidelines - The NC FAST Support 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
    College education or High School graduation and 2 years of specific experience of paraprofessional, clerical, or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, gathering and compiling of data, analysis of data and/or performance in mathematical or legal tasks with at least one year of such experience being in an income maintenance program; or graduation from high school and three years of paraprofessional, clerical or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, the gathering and compiling of data, the analysis of data and/or the performance of mathematical or legal tasks; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

    Selection Procedures:
    Structured interview. A skills test may be administered through DWS A screening committee will review applications to select the best qualified applicants to interview.

    How to Apply:
    A State application PD 107 can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below or online. No resumes may be considered in lieu of PD 107. Include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. An incomplete application will not be considered. A criminal background check will be completed before hiring. No applications are accepted at Macon County DSS.

    Division of Workforce Solutions
    427 Harrison Ave
    Franklin, NC 28734

    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 (fully qualified candidates)
    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 to the community as needed. This position will serve as a team leader/charge nurse for a State mandated and governed program and will be expected to assist in data collection and review of services to determine compliance with guidelines, best practices and funding arrangements. The employee will also perform general public health nursing care to promote health and prevent disease in various clinics as well as other duties as assigned.

    Hours of work are generally 8-5 Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours.

      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 Division of Workforce Solutions, 427 Harrison Avenue, Franklin, N.C, 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: Public Health Nurse II
    Macon County Public Health Center
    Salary: Grade 33, $45,404 (fully qualified candidates)
    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 to the community as needed. This position will serve as a team leader/charge nurse for a State mandated and governed program and will be expected to assist in data collection and review of services to determine compliance with guidelines, best practices and funding arrangements. The employee will also perform general public health nursing care to promote health and prevent disease in various clinics as well as other duties as assigned.

    Hours of work are generally 8-5 Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours.

      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
    • 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, 427 Harrison Avenue, Franklin, N.C, 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: Maintenance Worker I
    Salary Grade: 19
    Salary Range: $22,932 - $34,398
    Closing date: August 22, 2014

    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).

    How to Apply
    A State application (PD-107) is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the
    Division of Workforce Solutions,
    427 Harrison Avenue, Franklin, N.C,
    Please include 3 references with contact information and a valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant.

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


    Position: Foreign Language Interpreter II (Spanish)
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary Grade:25 - $30,731
    Closing Date: August 22, 2014

    Responsibilities:
    The employee will provide basic interpreting services for most of the personal health clinical services and also will be a part of the clerical support staff for the WIC program. Many of the clients utilizing clinical services are Spanish speaking therefore the key responsibility of the position will be to provide Spanish / English translation - both verbal and written. The office support functions within the WIC program include verification of eligibility for the program, documentation in records, public contact with clients that includes receiving and providing information and problem solving, files maintenance and management and office equipment operation.

    Hours of work are generally 8-5 Monday through Friday with potential for occasional evening & weekend hours in the event of a public health emergency.

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
    Graduation from high school or GED and two years of experience in interpreting and translating English and Spanish in a setting that requires a knowledge of the programs or services, preferable in a health care or human services setting. Fluency in English and Spanish are necessary to successfully perform assigned job duties.

    How to Apply
    A State application (PD-107) is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the
    Division of Workforce Solutions,
    427 Harrison Avenue, Franklin, N.C,
    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: EMT Intermediate
    Department: Emergency Management
    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
    Salary Grade 25
    Salary Range: $30,731 - $46,097
    Deadline for applications - August 22, 2014

    General Definition of Work
    Performs intermediate skilled technical work providing Intermediate level emergency medical care, maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the EMT Paramedic Supervisor.

    NOTE: There are two full-time openings available. Candidates with paramedic level certification are encouraged to apply.

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

    Essential Functions

    • Provides emergency and non-emergency care to residents and visitors of the County; operates equipment and administers first aid; transports victims to emergency care facility; documents findings.
    • Responds to emergency calls which might require advanced life support.
    • Provides emergency medical care in accordance with established guidelines and written and verbal instructions from physicians.
    • Determines extent of illness or injury and establishes priorities for required care.
    • Transmits vital patient information and telemetry data to receiving medical care facility.
    • Observes patient in route and administers additional care as needed.
    • Completes and files documentation on calls.
    • Inspects and performs preventive maintenance on assigned apparatus and equipment; assists in cleaning station and grounds.
    • Participates in continuing education activities and maintaining certification hours.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    General knowledge of the principles and techniques of emergency care, including diagnosis, proper treatment and automobile extraction and transportation; general knowledge of the reading of electrocardiograms; general knowledge of the principles of anatomy, physiology and chemistry in relation to the respiratory and circulatory systems; general knowledge of the street system and geography of the County; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to keep simple records and prepare reports; ability to establish and maintain and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

    Education and Experience
    High school diploma or GED and minimal experience as an Emergency Medical Technician/intermediate, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Physical Requirements
    This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions, frequently requires stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires standing, walking, sitting, climbing or balancing and tasting or smelling; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception, night vision and peripheral vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment, frequently requires exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and occasionally requires working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to the risk of electrical shock; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

    Special Requirements
    Possession of North Carolina EMT Intermediate and CPR certifications upon hire. Valid driver's license in the State of North Carolina.

    How to Apply:
    A state application (PD107) must be completed and returned to the

    Division of Workforce Solutions
    427 HARRISON AVENUE
    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


    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 Division of Workforce Solutions, 427 Harrison Avenue, Franklin, N.C, 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: Registered Dietician (Nutritionist III)
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary Grade: 29 - $37,354
    Closing date: Until Filled

    Responsibilities
    Employee will provide Medical Nutrition Therapy and Diabetes Self Management to Health Department patients as well as patients referred from local medical providers; assist health education and nutrition staff in planning and implementing educational programs focused on chronic disease prevention and management; participate in marketing campaigns to encourage healthy lifestyle choices; and, provide nutrition services to patients served by the W.I.C. program.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Advanced knowledge and skill in comprehensive nutrition assessment and care planning, including problem diagnosis, counseling, and evaluation of clients from diverse backgrounds and ages, who have a multitude of complex, high-risk medical needs.
    • Advanced knowledge and skill in theoretical principles and practices of normal and clinical nutrition and dietetics, particularly in areas of disease pathophysiology and medical rehabilitation.
    • Advanced, in-depth expertise in a clinical specialty area may be required
    • Advanced level of knowledge in case management and care coordination, health care ethics, documentation in the medical record, quality assurance, management of nutrition services.
    • Advanced skill in interpreting nutrition standards to other health professionals and the public is needed
    • Advanced level of knowledge of the organization and delivery of medical, hospital, hospice, and home care in the community, of medical terminology, and of the roles of the various members of the interdisciplinary health care team.
    • Demonstrated ability in staff development, assuring staff accountability, and conducting personnel performance evaluations.
    • Ability to adapt to emerging or unprecedented problems by extending accepted methods or developing new methods and interventions.
    • Ability to prepare and justify budget requests as well as, monitor, analyze, and manage allocated resources.
    • Basic skill in the consultant process, both as consultant and consultee
    • Strong knowledge of current scientific information regarding nutrition, diet, and health and the ability to relate this information to clients, professionals, and the general public.
    • Full range of skill in conducting a nutrition education or community needs assessment.
    • Strong ability to interpret policy and protocols into operational procedures and work priorities.
    • A full range of skill in organizing and coordinating the work of others.
    • Full range of skill in presenting ideas orally and in a writing a clear, concise manner.

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

    • Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetics Registration
    • Occasional evening and/or weekend work required.

    How to Apply
    A State application (PD-107) is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the
    Division of Workforce Solutions,
    427 Harrison Avenue, Franklin, N.C,
    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 (PD107) must be completed and returned to the

    Division of Workforce Solutions
    427 HARRISON AVENUE
    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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