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(828) 349-2020

Pam Perry, HR Coordinator
(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
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: Maintenance Worker I
Department: Public Works
Salary Grade: 19
Minimum Salary: $22,932
Closing date: July 12, 2016

General Definition of Work:
Performs semiskilled work cleaning and maintaining County buildings, grounds and facilities, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the close supervision of the Maintenance Mechanic II/Supervisor. Hours of work are generally between 2 p.m. and 10 p.m. Position is generally assigned to the Macon County Courthouse.

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

Essential Functions:

  • Sweeps, mops and dusts offices; cleans and dusts tables and other furniture.
  • Cleans and disinfects restrooms in County buildings; replenishes paper supplies and soap as necessary; clears clogged drains in sinks and toilets; cleans kitchen area including stove and refrigerator.
  • Sweeps, strips, waxes, buffs, mops and vacuums floor surfaces; spots and cleans carpet.
  • Cleans windows, walls, wood work and light fixtures.
  • Empties trash receptacles; removes and sorts recyclables.
  • Performs routine repairs on building fixtures, furniture and/or structures, such as replacing light bulbs and fuses, tightening loose hardware, replacing parts, etc; assists with painting and remodeling.
  • Performs landscaping maintenance duties such as mowing, picking up trash, leaves and debris; assists with snow removal and ice control; cleans sidewalks and parking lots; trims bushes, trees and shrubbery.
  • Secures building at closing; opens building daily; raises and lowers flags; picks up mail and delivers packages; waters plants.
  • Sets up rooms for meetings and moves furniture.
  • Determines and obtains equipment and cleaning supplies as needed; restocks and maintains records on incoming supplies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Some knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies, and equipment and ability to use them economically and efficiently; ability to understand oral and written directions; ability to read and write; physical ability to perform heavy manual work; ability to work independently; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

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

Physical Requirements:
This work requires the frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions, frequently requires speaking or hearing, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires sitting and tasting or smelling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires operating machines and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment, frequently requires exposure to vibration and occasionally requires wet,humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places and exposure to outdoor weather conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements:
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
Mailing address: 5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Solid Waste Transfer Station/Scale Operator
Macon County Solid Waste
Pay Grade: 22
Beginning Salary: $26,547.00
Closing date: July 12, 2016

Description of Work:
Employee in this position performs responsible semi-skilled and skilled work in the operation of motorized solid waste equipment to transfer and recovery of garbage and refuse. Operates heavy equipment including 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 Transfer Station Supervisor 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 transfer station operations.
  • General knowledge of County policies concerning Solid Waste Program
  • Employee must pass SWANA Transfer Station Specialist 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
  • Ability to learn WasteWorks scale house software and become certified Weighmaster

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Completion of high school or equivalent and some heavy equipment experience.
  • Prefer applicant hold a CDL

How To Apply:
A State application PD 107* can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below. A Criminal Background check will be completed before hiring.

NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
Mailing address: 5 West Main Street
FRANKLIN, NC 28734

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Transit Scheduler/Dispatcher
Macon County Transit
Salary Grade 23
Salary $27,874.08
Closing date: 12 p.m. July 1, 2016

General Definition of Work
Performs intermediate technical work scheduling and dispatching Transit Operators, developing and monitoring transit routes, performing basic office duties such as typing, filing and record keeping, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Assistant Transit Director and Transit Operations Supervisor. Limited oversight is exercised over Transit Operators

  • 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


    • Oversees and provides scheduling and dispatching of vehicles and transit operators; develops daily routes and Transit Operator manifests using automated software.
    • Plans and projects routes based on passengers needs; monitors routes for efficiency and ensures coordination of trips.
    • Coordinates route changes and Transit Operator schedules with the Transit Operations Supervisor.
    • Answers multi-line telephone; provides information regarding available transit services; forwards calls to appropriate party.
    • Receives inquiries, complaints and service requests and resolves them according to established policies and procedures; changes or cancels passenger trips upon request.
    • Works with contracting agency representatives to schedule transportation for agency clients.
    • Coordinates passenger pick-up and drop-off times within allowed timeframes.
    • Notifies Transit Operators of changes and cancellations using automated software, two-way radios and/or cell phones.
    • Maintains complex and detailed files and records; maintains customer and destination databases; verifies records for accuracy and completeness.
    • Serves as back-up staff to the Administrative Assistant as needed.
    • Receives and verifies passenger fares collected by Transit Operators on a daily basis
    • May be required to operate a transit vehicle on an assigned route and schedule; assists passengers entering and leaving the vehicle, when necessary; carries packages for passengers when necessary; operates wheel chair lift.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


    • Thorough knowledge of the geography of the County and the location of streets and important buildings
    • Thorough knowledge of utility terminology as applied to services and equipment
    • General knowledge of standard office practices, procedures, equipment and secretarial techniques
    • Ability to enunciate clearly and distinctly
    • Ability to exercise the use of good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions
    • Ability to understand and follow moderately complex oral and written instructions
    • Ability to keep simple records and prepare reports; ability to operate various office machines
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

    Physical Requirements
    This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 25 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions, frequently requires reaching with hands and arms and occasionally requires standing and walking; 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; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

    Special Requirements
    Drug and alcohol testing shall be conducted in accordance with local, State and/or Federal regulations.
    Valid driver's license in the State of North Carolina.

    How to Apply
    A State application PD 107* and if needed PD-107 continuation job sheet can be obtained from and submitted to the:

    NC Works Career Center
    23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
    Mailing address: 5 West Main Street
    FRANKLIN, NC 28734

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


    Position: Health Systems Coordinator
    Alliance Staffing
    Location: Coverage area: Macon, Clay, Cherokee County, Jackson, Swain, Graham, Haywood, Transylvania, NC
    Salary Grade: $36,000 - $42,000
    Closing date: Until Filled

    Responsibilities:
    The purpose of the Health Systems Coordinator is to work with partners on hypertension and diabetes initiatives. The position will work with health system partners including: hospitals, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC's), and free clinics to build and maximize relationship that will result in improved quality of care and access to care particularly around pre-diabetes and hypertension.

    Key Job Duties:

      Planning and Coordination:
    • Engage regional health systems in using electronic health records to better diagnose and manage hypertension and pre-diabetes.
    • Work with regional health systems to increase monitoring of quality measures at the provider level to eliminate healthcare disparities.
    • Design and manage projects around health literacy.
    • Assess community organizations including faith-based ones, to determine eligibility and willingness to become a CDC recognized diabetes prevention program site.
      Community Development:
    • Support the adoption of model policies by regional health system safety net providers that promote best practices for hypertension control and stoke prevention.
    • Engage regional health systems to support and implement health information technology that facilitates bi-directional communication between health care providers and community resource providers.
    • Promote diabetes prevention programs as a covered benefit to employers.

    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.

    To Apply:
    Qualified candidates should apply at www.ncapha.org


    Position: Lifeguard/Swim Instructor
    Macon County Parks and Recreation
    Starting Salary : $8.16
    Closing date: Until Filled

    Supervisors:
    Director Macon County Parks & Recreation - Seth Adams
    Head Lifeguard on Duty

    SUMMARY:
    Approximately 25-30 hours a week. Watch swimmers, teach swim lessons, patrol pool deck, clean bathrooms and pick up trash in and around the pool area.

    Main objective is to maintain a safe experience for patrons to the Macon County Veterans Memorial Recreation Park Pool.

    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.
    • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned (cleaning locker rooms, working register/front gate/etc...).

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 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:

    • Must have, or be able to obtain, Lifeguarding Certification and
      CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
    • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
    • Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.
    • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
    • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures

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

    Applicants must include 3 references with contact information and a valid personal 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: Part-time Physician Extender
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary $38.46 per hour
    Closing date: Open Until Filled

    Responsibilities:
    Employee will perform physical assessments, diagnosis, treatment and counseling in the clinical areas. Serves as the Employee Health provider for County employees, provides primary care services to enrolled patients and sees patients in other health department clinics to include Family Planning, Adult Health, Child Health, Communicable Disease and STD, etc.

    Must be approved to practice medical acts by the appropriate State Board. Approval to practice medical acts includes giving a medical diagnosis, and prescribing medications outlined in the approved formulary. Employee will practice under the Medical Director who is ultimately responsible for the employees' medical practice; supervision from the physician includes a set of mutually agreed to patient care protocols and medical guidelines with the physician immediately available by telephone or physically, if needed, for consultation.

    Hours of work are flexible within the operational hours of the clinic which are generally 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Thorough knowledge of techniques of interviewing, medical and relevant history taking, principles and practices of general medicine and disease states as they relate to the area of work;
    • Thorough knowledge of health appraisal tools, laboratory tests and findings, medication, and therapeutic procedures as relate to the area of work;
    • Thorough knowledge and ability to plan a regime of care based on assessment and findings;
    • Considerable knowledge of available resources and appropriate referral methods.
    • Skills in performing clinical functions.
    • Skill in assisting with routine surgical procedures.
    • Ability to examine patients and detect abnormalities;
    • Ability to record accurately and completely all information necessary to evaluate and plan care and to convey this to the treatment team;
    • Ability to communicate orally;
    • Ability to teach and counsel individuals, families and groups in areas of health maintenance, preventive medicine, and care of the sick;
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and to gain the confidence of patients and families and work effectively with them;
    • Some ability to plan and conduct in-service training programs.
    • Ability to use a computer and document in Electronic Health Record.

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
    Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or other Physician Extender by the North Carolina Board of Nursing or other appropriate Physician Extender board and, the North Carolina Medical Board and one year of experience as a Physician Extender.

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


    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: 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.
    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER

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