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CONTACT:

Mike Decker, Director
(828) 349-2020

Pam Perry, HR Coordinator
(828) 349-2595


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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 Employment Security Commission. If you have any questions about the positions listed below, or would like to apply, you may contact the Employment Security Commission 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: 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

Position: Solid Waste Utility Worker
Pay Grade: part-time - N/A
Salary Range: $9 per hour
Hiring Range: N/A
Closing Date: April 25, 2014

Description of Work:

Employee in this position performs responsible semi-skilled and skilled work in the recycling, recovery and disposal of solid waste. May operate heavy equipment including compactor, dozer, loader, skid steer, dump truck, and other medium and heavy-duty equipment. Skill and care are required for the safe operation of equipment. The employee is subject to working in inside and outside environments, and is exposed to various hazards such as noise, vibration, moving mechanical parts, atmospheric conditions, and oils. Duties may expose worker to human body fluids and thus the work is subject to the OSHA standards for blood borne pathogens. Work is supervised by the Solid Waste Lead Equipment Operator and the Solid Waste Director. Work hours are Mon.-Fri. 7:30am-4:30pm and rotating Saturday shifts from 8:00am-2:00pm.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities Desired:

  • Knowledge of safe and efficient operation of heavy equipment used in landfill operations.
  • General knowledge of County policies concerning Solid Waste Program, especially banned and recovered waste programs.
  • Employee must pass SWANA Transfer Station Operator Certification Course
  • Ability to perform basic preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with employees, supervisors, and the public
  • Ability to perform general grounds and facility maintenance: sweeping, washing, picking up litter, etc.
  • Perform additional related duties as required.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and performing repetitive motions. Must be able to perform heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Must possess the visual acuity to analyze figures and data; prepare and read reports; operate heavy equipment safely, and maneuver equipment in tight spaces.

Desired Education and Experience:

-Completion of high school or equivalent and some heavy equipment experience.
-Must possess a valid North Carolina Driver's License; CDL Preferred.

To Apply:

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

Division of Workforce Solutions
427 HARRISON AVENUE
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

by the application deadline listed above.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER

Position: Macon County Department of Social Services
Processing Assistant III
Salary Grade 21
Salary Range $25,283.13
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
The purpose of this position is to greet customers and visitors by telephone in a pleasant and professional manner, evaluate their requests,and direct callers to proper caseworker, or supervisor. This position involves clerical duties serving the agency and must be flexible and able to prioritize workloads and requests. Public contact is required to give information in person and by telephone.

Basic duties may include a combination of the following but not limited to: maintaining records; receiving, screening, reviewing and verifying documents; searching for and compiling information and data; providing a source of information on the activities of the organization; disbursement of mail, filing and preparing and/or verifying the validity of documents.

These functions are performed in combination and usually require the use of a variety of office equipment systems and related technology, and/or automated systems and related technology including but not limited to the agency switchboard, computer programs and scanners.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Good time management skills and flexibility a necessity. Significant knowledge or office or work unit procedures, methods and practices. Ability to learn and apply department rules and regulations in the performance of assigned duties. Ability to learn programs and services and apply this knowledge in problem-solving and responding to questions and inquires. Ability to use judgment in coordinating and monitoring office procedures and workflow as required by position. Ability to use courtesy and tact in performing public contact and communication duties. Ability to be resourceful in gathering and giving program information.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from High School and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least one year experience of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Computer experience required.

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 Processing Assistant.

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 in lieu of PD 107. No applications are accepted at Macon County DSS.

Division of Workforce Solutions
427 HARRISON AVENUE
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER

Position: Social Worker I - Intake
Department: Macon County DSS
Salary Range: SW I Grade 25: $30,731.00
Deadline for applications - 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 or online. Please use PD 107 continuation sheet for additional jobs. 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 in lieu of PD 107.

Division of Workforce Solutions
427 HARRISON AVENUE
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER

Position: RECREATION MAINTENANCE WORKER (PART-TIME)
Macon County Recreation Department
Salary $8.00/hr
Closing date: April 15, 2014

General Statement of Duties

Performs routine unskilled and semi-skilled manual work in recreational facilities, athletics fields, and parks maintenance

Distinguishing Features of the Class

Employees in this class perform manual labor involving a variety of parks and recreational maintenance tasks. Work involves the use of a variety of tools and light equipment. Work includes performing horticultural practices in the parks, repairing playground equipment, preparing athletic fields, and cleaning and maintaining recreational buildings.

The employees are subject to working in both inside and outside environments and exposure to various hazards such as loud noises, vibration, moving mechanical parts, electrical current, and chemicals. Duties may expose employees to human body fluids and thus the work is subject to OSHA requirements on bloodborne pathogens. Work is performed under supervision of the Park and Recreation Maintenance Supervisor and is evaluated through observation and inspection to determine the thoroughness in carrying out assigned duties.

Duties and Responsibilities

    Essential Duties and Tasks
  • Cleans recreational facilities and sets up rooms in the Community Center.
  • Schedules work of part time workers or serves as crew leader for temporary or seasonal workers.
  • Prepares athletics fields for sports and team events; mows, drags, and lines ball fields.
  • Cleans parks, picks up trash, and cleans bathrooms
  • Mows grass, runs weed eaters, plants grass and trees, and performs other horticultural practices in the parks.
  • Rakes and mulches leaves; trims shrubbery and hedges; edges sidewalks and drives.
  • Maintains cleaning or grounds equipment
  • Assists in the maintenance of picnic shelters and playground equipment.
    Additional Job Duties
  • Sets up rooms for various meetings and activities.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Recruitment and Selection Guidelines

    Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities
  • Working knowledge of the methods and techniques applied in unskilled manual labor and semi-skilled maintenance work.
  • Working knowledge of the standard practices, material, tools, and equipment utilized in the maintenance of buildings and of grounds
  • Working knowledge of standard hand tools, operation of light equipment, and materials used in assigned work.
  • Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and applicable safety precautions associated with assigned work
  • Some knowledge of basic horticultural, carpentry, plumbing, and custodial practices.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a team member, work productively without close supervision, and respond courteously to citizens.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific oral and written instructions.
    Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motions
  • Must be able to perform heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally; and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently; and/or up to 20 pounds constantly to move objects.
  • Must possess the visual acuity to operate light equipment such as the mowers and vacuum cleaners, and small trucks in a safe manner
    Desirable Education and Experience
  • Ability to read and write and any combination of education and experience that produces the required knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above; preferably previous experience in general grounds or parks maintenance work.
    Special Requirement
  • Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license.

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: Lifeguard/Swim Instructor
Macon County Parks and Recreation

Salary :TBA
Supervisor: Director Macon County Parks & Recreation - Seth Adams
Head Lifeguard on Duty

SUMMARY:
Under general supervision, ensures the safety of patrons of the Recreation Park Pool by preventing and responding to emergencies.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.
  • Prepares and maintains appropriate activity reports.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned (cleaning locker rooms, working register/front gate/etc...).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Currently certified in American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid and CPR/AED Professional Rescuer or the ability to obtain these certifications.
  • Be an Excellent role model. High moral standards, including no alcohol, drugs, smoking, or inappropriate language. Outstanding character and integrity.
  • 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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical skills evaluation as stipulated by the department.
  • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork.
  • Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures.
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures

This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.

How to Apply
A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the
North Carolina Division of Workforce Solutions
427 Harrison Avenue, Franklin, N.C, 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: Community Transformation Grant (CTG) Intervention Lead
Employer: Alliance Staffing
Location: Jackson, Swain and Graham County, NC
Salary: $36,000 - $42,000
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
Responsible for facilitating community change, including partnership development, and coalition building. Provides monthly programmatic reports to regional coordinator, updates the regional coordinator and lead health director on programmatic and fiscal issues regularly linking activities with those of the CTG program and participates in agency planning.

Key Job Duties:

Planning and Coordination:

  • Serves as a technical advisor in the region in the planning and design, implementation, and evaluation of CTG priorities.
  • Communicates regularly with CTG Coordinator, CTG regional staff and local teams addressing CTG priorities.
  • Coordinates meetings with local teams addressing CTG priorities.
  • Attends CTG related meetings and participates along with other regional staff and partners at CTG related trainings.
  • Works closely with the Regional Coordinator and other Regional Intervention Leads.
  • Participates in development of annual CTG action plan for the Region.

Community Development:

  • Educates, collaborates and engages with appropriate partners from a variety of disciplines, including those from identified target populations, to promote and implement CTG Priorities.
  • Delivers presentations with partners at public meetings and events to develop support for the CTG priorities.
  • Develops supportive relationships with those who contribute to the success of CTG efforts (including: member health departments, local hospitals, community clinics, private practice physicians, Area Health Education Center, area school systems, churches and other faith-based organizations, Cooperative Extension, area colleges and universities, local governments and municipalities as well as other Community Based Organizations (CBO) for the specific purpose of designing and implementing policy and environmental strategies to promote, implement, and improve health status).
  • If applicable, serves as a local media spokesperson for CTG priorities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of public health policy development, community-based health promotion and communications, and community building with an emphasis on tobacco free-living, active living, or healthy eating.
  • Able to efficiently execute simultaneously occurring interventions and events, recruiting strategic community partners;
  • Possess a background in developing and implementing strategies to reduce public health problems;
  • Experience developing and communicating messages to diverse audiences;
  • Able to engage and educate, conduct outreach to and form coalitions;
  • Experience making presentations to Community Boards, CBOs, etc.
  • Experience overseeing community partners (monthly reporting, technical assistance, social networking, etc.);
  • Familiarity with programmatic start-up and the ability to manage multiple projects;
  • Demonstrated capability in grant and budget management and administrative functions:
  • Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Work Schedule:

This position will be hired through the NC Alliance for Public Health Agencies. It is a full-time position with flexible hours to best meet the needs of the project. Position will involve frequent travel and will often extend the typical work day. Occasional evening & weekend hours are required.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

Master's degree in public health or health and/or human services field and one year experience in health education/promotion; or a bachelor's degree and two years experience in a community, business, or government program, preferable in the fields of health education/promotion; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

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

     
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