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(828) 349-2020

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(828) 349-2595


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NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue Franklin, N.C.

Mail to:
5 West Main Street
Franklin NC 28734

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Macon County Human Resources
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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: Processing Assistant III
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade 21, $25,283
Closing Date: September 11, 2015

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 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.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Some knowledge of common health and safety precautions in working in local health departments.
  • Ability to work with staff and patients, under supervision, as set up by departmental policies.
  • Ability to maintain clerical records and to compile reports from these records.
  • Ability to use sound judgment and empathy in dealing with patients.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

    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
A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the
NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Franklin, N.C.
Mailing Address : 5 West Main Street, Franklin NC 28734
Please include 3 references with contact information and a valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant. Resumes will not be considered.

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


Position: Veterans' Services Director
Macon County Veterans' Services
Grade 28: Starting Salary $35,575
Closing date: September 15, 2015

General Definition of Work:
Performs difficult administrative work interviewing and assisting veterans, widows and dependents, assisting with claims, maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the County Manager. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the department.

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:
  • Supervises and participates in interviewing veterans and their dependents to determine eligibility for service benefits; gathers supporting documentary evidence; process claims through the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Counsels and assists veterans and their dependents of their rights and entitlements under various federal and state laws, obtains documents and affidavits.
  • Completes applications for Federal and State benefits such as pension, disability compensation, hospital treatment, loans, insurance, scholarships, education and burial benefits.
  • Prepares and processes Notice of Disagreement; reviews Statement of the Case and prepares appeal information; assists veteran with notices to be filed before the Veterans Court of Appeal.
  • Assigns, directs, trains and inspects the work of departmental personnel; disciplines, coaches, counsels and evaluates staff performance; develops staff schedules; recommends reward, promotion, suspension, termination and demotion.
  • Assists pensioned veterans and widows in completing their annual Eligibility Verification Reports.
  • Provides services to homebound veterans and their dependents.
  • Works in close coordination with service organizations in the county, local hospitals, doctors offices, nursing homes and clinics; assists them in providing information and services to veterans.
  • Attends various meetings to keep abreast of changes in laws and benefits; attends conferences as necessary to maintain the necessary certifications.
  • Prepares, manages and monitors the annual department budget; prepares periodic reports.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Thorough knowledge of veterans programs and benefits and applicable laws and regulations
  • Thorough knowledge of disabilities
  • Thorough knowledge of community organizations, agencies and facilities related to veterans affairs
  • General knowledge of standard office practices, procedures, equipment and office assistance techniques
  • General knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic
  • General knowledge of departmental organization and functions and general administrative policies and practices
  • General skill operating personal computer equipment and related office and accounting software
  • Ability to keep office records and to prepare accurate reports from file sources
  • Ability to understand and relate to disabled veterans
  • Ability to understand, interpret and apply technical rules, directives and regulations
  • Ability to perform and organize work independently
  • Ability to make arithmetic computations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals
  • Ability to type at a reasonable rate of speed
  • Ability to prepare effective correspondence on routine matters
  • Ability to understand and apply governmental accounting practices in the maintenance of financial records
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form
  • Ability to solve problems within scope of responsibility
  • Ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates
  • Ability to deal with officials, veterans, dependents and others fairly and effectively
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience:
Associates/Technical degree with coursework in business administration, or related field and moderate experience in veterans service work or the military service, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements:
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work frequently sitting, speaking or hearing and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and reaching with hands and arms; 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 preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a quiet location (e.g. library, private offices).

Special Requirements:
North Carolina Department of Veteran's Affairs Certification maintained every three (3) years from the date of hire. Valid driver's license in the State of North Carolina.

How to Apply
A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the
NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Franklin, N.C.
Mailing Address : 5 West Main Street, Franklin NC 28734
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: Nutritionist II
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade: 27 - $33,881
Closing date: Open Until Filled

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

Work requires analyzing clinical and nutritional data in order to prescribe appropriate supplemental foods based upon the clients' nutritional needs and food preference.

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

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

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetics Registration; or Master's degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, or Nutrition; or graduation from a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education- approved Didactic Program in Dietetics and two years nutrition experience; or Dietetic Technician, Registered with the Commission on Dietetics Registration with a Bachelor's degree in any subject area from an accredited four-year college or university and two years nutrition experience; or a Bachelor's of Science degree in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or Community Nutrition from an accredited four-year college or university and two years nutrition experience.

How to Apply
A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the
NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Franklin, N.C.
Mailing Address : 5 West Main Street, Franklin NC 28734
Please include 3 references with contact information and a valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant. Resumes will not be considered.

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


Position: 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 NC Works Career Center, 23 Macon Avenue, Franklin, N.C. or submit by mail to NC Works Career Center, 5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734 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: Macon County Department of Social Services
Social Services Income Maintenance Caseworker II
or IMC I w/work against IMC II
Salary Range: Grade 23 IMC I $27,874.00
Grade 25 IMCII $30,731.00 (12 months as IMC I)
Announcement date: July 23, 2015
Closing date: Until Filled

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

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

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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of the program/area(s) of assignment. General knowledge of all agency and community programs and services which could affect the client/applicant. Good mathematical reasoning and computational skills. Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets rules, regulations and procedures.

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

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

    We will accept applications for Income Maintenance Caseworker I with the following qualifications: Graduation from an accredited associate degree program in:
  • ITS Technology
  • Paralegal Technology
  • Business Administration
  • Secretarial Science or;
    Graduation from high school with three years of paraprofessional, clerical or other public contact experience which included:
  • Negotiating
  • Interviewing
  • Explaining information
  • Gathering and compiling data
  • Analysis of data
  • Performance of mathematical or legal tasks

One year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker is required for level II all others will be hired at level I with a corresponding salary grade.

Selection Procedures:
Structured interview and skills test will be administered. Applicants admitted to the interview may be given a written test for simulated tasks to perform typical to those of the Social Services Income Maintenance Caseworker.

How To Apply:
A State application PD 107* 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 Human Resources or Macon County DSS.

Division of Workforce Solutions - NC Works
Court House Annex
5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

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Position: Telecommunicator (Part-time)
Emergency Management
Salary Grade: 21
Salary: $12.1554/hr
Closing date: Until filled

General Definition of Work:
Performs intermediate technical work on an assigned shift dispatching law enforcement, fire, emergency medical service and non-emergency calls for service, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the 911 Communications Supervisor.

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

Essential Functions:

  • Operates emergency communication system; answers all emergency and non-emergency calls; receives complaints and requests for service; obtains necessary information and dispatches medical, fire and law enforcement personnel and/or advises callers of proper contact for assistance or information.
  • Operates a computer terminal; transmits and receives information via Department of Criminal Information (DCI) and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) networks; enters medical, fire and law enforcement calls into computer aided dispatch system. Monitors radio channels for medical, fire and law enforcement agencies; maintains radio contact with dispatched personnel; provides pre-arrival and post-dispatch instructions.
  • Provides directions to responding units using computer mapping system
  • Serves as liaison to various agencies including on-call personnel, Sheriff's office, home health and hospice, Social Services, courts, etc.
  • Answers non-emergency and after hours calls for various departments.
  • Maintains communication logs and reports including the nature of calls, actions taken and time involved.
  • Provides requested information to local attorneys and the Sheriff's office
  • Performs pager announcements for emergency medical services open shifts and information.
  • Testifies in court on calls taken
  • Maintains resource manuals, records and files; maintains the cleanliness of the office.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
General knowledge of the methods of operating the communication system; general knowledge of radio and teletype procedures; general knowledge of the geography of the County and location of important buildings; general knowledge of law enforcement forms, terminology and records; general knowledge of departmental programs, policies and procedures; ability to make arithmetic computations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals; ability to compute rates, ratios and percentages; ability to maintain required certifications; ability to respond to work during emergency situations or inclement weather; ability to perform a considerable volume of detailed work; ability to type accurately at a reasonable rate of speed; ability to speak distinctly; ability to deal with the public under stressful conditions and remain calm; ability to follow, both oral and written directions; ability to operate standard office equipment and personal computers including some knowledge of applicable software packages; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

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

Physical Requirements:
This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data and observing general surroundings and activities; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements:
Possession of or ability to obtain Emergency Medical Dispatch, Division of Criminal Information, and CPR certification within six months of employment

How to Apply
A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the
NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Franklin, N.C.
Mailing Address : 5 West Main Street, Franklin NC 28734

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


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

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

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

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

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

How to apply:
A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the

NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue Franklin, N.C.
Mail to:
5 West Main Street
Franklin NC 28734

and must be submitted on or before the closing date. Please include 3 references with contact information and a valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant. Resumes will not be considered.

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


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

Description:
Provide pre-hospital medical care. No set schedule, employee will fill vacancies as needed. A more comprehensive job description available upon request

Minimum Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.
Valid NC Driver's License
Current NC Certification in Emergency Medicine

How to Apply:
A State application (PD-107)*must be completed and returned to the

NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue Franklin, N.C.
Mail to:
5 West Main Street
Franklin NC 28734

Resumes may not be substituted for a completed application. Please provide 3 references with contact numbers and an e-mail address along with your application. A criminal background check will be completed before hiring.
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