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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: Social Services Income Maintenance Caseworker II
Or IMC I w/work against IMC II
Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Range: Grade 23 IMCI $27,874.00 / Grade 25 IMCII $30,731.00
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
This position which is located at Angel Medical Center is a dual purpose Income Maintenance Caseworker I/ II position in the Family and Children's Medicaid, and Work First Unit and conducts the initial interviews and correctly determines the applicant's eligibility for Family and Children's Medicaid, N.C. Health Choice and Work First Cash Assistance. This position also determines Medical Assistance to the Aged, Disabled, and/or Blind and Carolina Access that is administered by Macon County DSS. Employee is responsible for interviewing applicants to gather data according to a pre-determined format; obtains necessary verifications, requests medical information inspects documents; which when verified, forms the basis for determining eligibility for any one of several public assistance programs.

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 communicate with clients/applicants, the public at large, and public officials to obtain data, and to explain and interpret rules, regulations and procedures. Ability to perform caseworker functions within structured time frames.

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. Exemplified computer proficiency is a must for this IMC II role.

SELECTION PROCEDURES:
Structured interview using work sample exercises and skills test will be administered. A screening committee will review applications to select the best qualified applicants to the interview. Applicants admitted to the interview will be given a written test for simulated tasks to perform typical to those of the Social Services Income Maintenance Caseworker and a computer performance test.

How to Apply
A State application PD 107 can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below or online. Include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. 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.

Division of Workforce Solutions
427 HARRISON AVENUE
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

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Position: Social Worker I - Intake
Macon County Department of Social Services
SALARY RANGE: SW I Grade 25 $30,731.00
Closing date: Until Filled

Description of Work:
To assess and identify needs of all services delivery intake. This position is responsible for CPS and APS intake, case preparation, ID and CPS checks, and forwarding to appropriate departmental social workers for investigation. This position will also provide support to all Social Workers as well as serve as back up for the Medicaid Transportation Coordinator as needed.

Social Worker I in this position serves families, children, and adults of all ages and financial backgrounds. This worker must deal with all citizens which can include people who are mentally ill; beligerant or under the influence of drugs /alcohol.

Duties are assigned to this Social Worker I on the basis of speciality, with all clients being residents of Macon County. However, this Social Worker I must have knowledge of all services in the event any other social worker is unavailable. Referrals to this social worker may be received from the community, schools, professionals, other agencies, or within the department.

Minimum Education and Experience for Social Worker I:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Working knowledge of basic social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to specific casework, group work, and community problems. Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and resources in the community. Some knowledge of behavioral and socioeconomic problems and their treatment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative supervisors, with members of case load and their families, and with care providers and various community organizations. Ability to express ideals clearly and concisely. Ability to plan and execute work.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution; Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

First preference will be given to applicants who have completed the North Carolina Child Welfare Pre-Service Training Curriculum or BSW with In-Service training.

A TRANSCRIPT OF THE HIGHEST DEGREE IS REQUIRED

How to Apply:
A State application PD 107 can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below. Include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. 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.

Division of Workforce Solutions
427 Harrison Ave
Franklin, NC 28734

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Position: Macon County Public Health
Processing Assistant III
Salary Grade 21
Salary Range $25,283
Closing date: October 3, 2014

Responsibilities:
Employees in this position function as clerical support for the WIC program. General duties include verifying income and residency for program eligibility, documentation, filing, typing, processing paperwork, phone skills, data entry, and working with clinic patients.

Must have organizational skills and must be flexible and able to prioritize workloads and requests. This clerical position requires good communication skills and ability to work with people with courtesy and tact, as direct patient contact with both English and non-English speaking patients is a requirement.

Must have ability to screen communications based on predetermined guidelines to independently respond to and route inquiries. Must have ability to compile information based on general guidelines. Operation of various office machines as well as some lifting will be required.

General work hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with some early morning or occasional evening and/or weekend work required to meet the public health needs of the community.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements :

  • Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledges, skills and abilities gained through at least one year of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Preference given to English/Spanish bilingual applicants

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, by the above closing date
Applicants must include 3 references with contact information and a valid email address as all correspondence from the employer to the applicant will be routed electronically. Resumes will not be considered.

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


Position: Medical Lab Technologist II
Macon County Public Health Center
Salary: Grade 32, $43,242
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
This position functions as Manager for a Moderate Complexity Medical Laboratory. Provides laboratory diagnostic and therapeutic information, products, and services by establishing specimen preparation procedures; developing and implementing analytical procedures; evaluating laboratory information; consulting with appropriate staff; reporting results according to local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations.

Maintain laboratory equipment performance by establishing standards; developing operations, quality, and troubleshooting procedures; ensuring staff competency and compliance; certifying instrument performance; arranging equipment replacement, service, and repair. Coordinate and maintain appropriate laboratory certifications (e.g. CLIA, Drinking Water Coliform Testing under the Safe Drinking Water Act - state certification, etc.).

Manage laboratory expense and revenue budgets and maintains laboratory supply and equipment inventories. Monitor laboratory productivity and makes appropriate operational or staffing adjustment. Maintains quality results by participating in the department quality assurance/improvement programs.

Maintain laboratory reporting and information systems by identifying information needs and problems; recommending improvements; establishing priorities; training employees; and, maintaining security and confidentiality. Implement new programs, tests, methods, instrumentation, and procedures by investigating alternatives; preparing proposals; developing and performing parallel testing; and monitoring progress.

Manage laboratory staff, (Medical Laboratory Technician and Medical Office Assistant), completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning staff; and following up on work results.

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

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Considerable theoretical knowledge of the variety of laboratory procedures applicable to the area(s) of work;
  • Considerable theoretical knowledge of laboratory equipment, instrumentation, and terminology;
  • General knowledge of the basic pathophysiological processes being monitored and how the medical laboratory science is applied.
  • Skill in the use of laboratory equipment and in the performance of procedures. Ability to make accurate observations and written reports of test results.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to instruct medical technology students and other health professionals in lab procedures and instrumentation.
  • Ability to supervise the work of others;
  • Ability to research procedures and methods and implement necessary changes.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, or a biological science or medical technology from an appropriately accredited institution and, two years of medical laboratory training or experience in a CLIA certified moderate complexity laboratory and in addition, two years of supervisory laboratory experience in a CLIA certified moderate complexity laboratory.

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
Alliance Staffing
Salary: 24.71 / per hour
Closing date: September 30, 2014

Responsibilities
This position requires intermediate level professional nursing work in a local public health setting. Ability to independently demonstrate and implement techniques of nursing care and outreach to the community as needed. A portion of this employee's duties will be performing general public health nursing care to promote health and prevent disease in various clinic and a portion will be in performing and promoting occupational health services.

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:
Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org


Position: Public Health Dental Assistant II
Alliance Staffing
Salary: 15.00 / per hour
Closing date: September 30, 2014

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

Hours of work are generally 7-6 Monday through Thursday or flexed to accommodate clinic and public health needs with occasional evening & weekend hours.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Considerable knowledge of dental equipment, instruments, and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of dental office business procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of preparation methods and dental materials.
  • Ability to maintain records, inventories, and patient histories.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with patients.
  • Ability to observe, evaluate, and report required information pertaining to a dental or dental assistant student.
  • Ability to orient dental and dental assistant students, other health care personnel, and patients.

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


Position: Processing Assistant III (Part-Time)
Alliance Staffing
Salary: 15.00 / per hour
Closing date: September 30, 2014

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

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

General work hours are Monday through Friday (20 hrs per week) with some early morning or occasional evening and/or weekend work required to meet the public health needs of the community.

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

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

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


Position: 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: 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.
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