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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 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 Worker Investigation, Assessment, Treatment
SWIAT (Will consider applications qualified for Social Work II/III as a work against status at lower grade and salary)

Macon County Department of Social Services
Salary Grade:32 - $43,242.16
Closing Date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
Child Protective Services; This is advanced, professional level casework providing protective, investigative, counseling and case management services for children who are at risk for neglect and/or abuse.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Knowledge of:
  • Social work principles, techniques and practices and their application to complex casework, group work and community problems
  • Governmental and private organizations and community resources
  • Laws, regulations and policies which govern the program
  • Family and group dynamics and a range of intervention techniques
  • Medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment as they relate to decisions regarding clinical interventions and appropriate therapies based on medical or psychological diagnosis
  • The methods and principles of casework supervision and training
    Ability to:
  • Establish rapport with a client and in applying techniques of assessing psychosocial, behavioral and psychological aspects of client's problems
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with members of case load and their families as well as civic, legal, medical, social, and religious organizations
  • Express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively
  • Supervise, train or instruct lower-level social workers, students or interns in the program

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
A Master's degree from an accredited school of social work and one year of social work; or a bachelor's degree from an accredited school of social work and two years of social work or counseling experience; or a master's degree in a counseling field and two years of social work or counseling experience; or four-year degree in a human services field or related curriculum and three years of social work or counseling experience; or graduation from a four-year college or university and four years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling or a related human services field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Requirements:
Copies of final transcripts showing date degree awarded should be submitted with application or provided at interview. Must have a valid driver's license and be in compliance with the Macon County's insurance regulations.

How to Apply
A State application (PD-107*) is required and may be obtained from and submitted to the
Division of Workforce Solutions,
427 Harrison Avenue, Franklin, N.C,
Resumes may not be substituted for a completed State Application, but may be attached. Resumes or attachments will not be accepted for job descriptions in PD107. Please provide three (3) references with contact numbers and an email address along with your application. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.


Position: Foreign Language Interpreter II (Spanish)
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade:25 - $30,731
Closing Date: August 8, 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 - July 25, 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: Child Support Agent II (CSE II)
Child Support Unit

County Grade 27
Salary: Child Support Agent II - $33,881.12

  • Must be a Child Support Agent I for 6 months before qualifying for a Child Support Agent II or have qualifying documented experience for CSE II

Closing date: Until Filled

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position ensures that parents provide financial and medial support for their children; utilize administrative and legal action and investigative techniques to establish and enforce court orders; locate non custodial parents; obtain voluntary support obligations; monitor court orders; negotiates payments; review cases to determine if modifications and financial audits are warranted; prepare clients for court to testify if needed.

Must be able to work effectively in a team setting and maintain cooperative working relationships with team members, community professionals and agency leaders. Legal knowledge, collections experience, strong research, analytical, mathematical and case management skills highly preferred.

Applicant must possess strong communication and organizational skills as well as the ability to effectively work with a diverse population. Knowledge of personal computers, Microsoft applications and the automated Child Support system preferred.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
A four year degree and six months experience in eligibility, investigative, judiciary, or legal work that provides knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the work; or an associates degree in business administration, human resources, law enforcement or closely related degree and two years of experience in eligibility , investigative, judiciary or legal work that provides knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the work; or graduation from high school and three years experience in eligibility, investigative, judiciary, or legal work that provides knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

How To Apply:
A state application (PD107) must be completed and returned to the
Department of Commerce Work Force Solutions - (DWS)
427 Harrison Avenue
Franklin, NC 28734
by the application deadline listed above.

Resumes may not be substituted for a completed State Application, but may be attached. Resumes or attachments will not be accepted for job descriptions in PD107. Please provide three (3) references with contact numbers and an email address along with your application. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER.


Position: Mechanic
Macon County Garage
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Minimum Salary - $29,268.20
Grade - 24
Closing Date: July 25, 2014

General Definition of Work:
Performs intermediate skilled trades work maintaining and repairing a variety of automotive and landfill equipment, repairing small engines, performing welding, fabrication and general equipment repair, maintaining work/shop area, performing road service calls, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Fleet Management Director.

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:

  • Diagnoses, adjusts, repairs and services a variety of cars and light trucks; may assist with servicing landfill equipment, trucks and related equipment.
  • Diagnoses, repairs and overhauls brakes, ignition and fuel systems, hydraulic systems, differentials, and front and rear axle assemblies.
  • Diagnoses, adjusts, repairs and services air conditioning systems.
  • Operates equipment such as lifts, jacks, tire changers, air guns, battery chargers, wrenches, cranes, air compressors, and other hand tools; welds and operates lathe to fabricate parts.
  • Relines, replaces, and checks brakes; realigns wheels and makes corrections using wheel alignment devices.
  • Lubricates, repairs, and replaces parts and filters; cleans and replaces spark plugs, installs radiator hoses, and replaces belts.
  • Performs electrical work on automotive equipment such as diagnosing electrical shorts, installing batteries and terminals, repairing and adjusting lights and replacing wiring; tests electronic ignition systems and makes necessary repairs.
  • Repairs and adjusts lights and replaces wiring; tests electronic ignition systems and makes necessary repairs.
  • Performs body repairs on trucks and equipment; uses body fillers and makes fiberglass repairs; paints automobiles and equipment.
  • Performs state safety inspections.
  • Receives and responds to calls for service; operates wrecker, tractor and rollback equipment; transports equipment; repairs vehicles and equipment on job site.
  • Maintains cleanliness of shop area, tools and equipment; maintains inventory; orders and stocks parts and supplies as needed.
  • Assists Landfill Mechanics as needed

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of and skill in the use and operation of shop tools and machinery; general knowledge of the methods, tools and equipment used in the repair of automotive passenger cars and trucks, construction and maintenance equipment; ability to detect by inspection any worn or broken automotive parts; ability to adapt available tools and repair parts to specific repair problems; ability to interpret and work from sketches, diagrams and installation and repair charts; ability to follow oral and written instructions accurately; mechanical aptitude; ability to operate personal computer including some knowledge of applicable software packages; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors and associates.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and moderate (3 to 5 years) experience repairing automotive, construction and specialized equipment, 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, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and reaching with hands and arms, frequently requires standing, walking, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires sitting, climbing or balancing, tasting or smelling and repetitive motions.

Work requires close vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception and color perception; 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 preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arms length, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities.

Work regularly requires working near moving mechanical parts, frequently requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to vibration and occasionally requires working in high, precarious places, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to extreme heat (non-weather) and exposure to the risk of electrical shock; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

Special Requirements:
Possession of or ability to obtain North Carolina Safety Inspection license within six months of employment. Valid commercial driver's license in the State of North Carolina.

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.
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.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER

     
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