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Mike Decker, Director
(828) 349-2020

Pam Perry, HR Coordinator
(828) 349-2595


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* NC State Application
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Submit PD-107 to:

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

Mail to:
5 West Main Street
Franklin NC 28734

Email to: Shirley.Mashburn@NCCommerce.com

 

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: 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 Public Health
Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (Community Health Assistant)
Salary Grade: 17
Salary Range:$9.25 per hour. This is a part-time position (up to 19 hours per week) with no benefits.
Closing date: July 31, 2015

Responsibilities:
Employee will serve as a role model and support person for pregnant women and new mothers. The employee will provide education and support to women who plan to breastfeed or are currently breastfeeding including: providing support and encouragement to prenatal and breastfeeding women participating in the WIC Program; assisting breastfeeding specialist in teaching classes on breastfeeding; visiting women in the hospital and at home; leading breastfeeding support group meetings; counseling women on basic lactation management; being an advocate for breastfeeding women in the health care system, community and work places; and, being a partner with health care professionals to promote breastfeeding.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

  • Demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills, and abilities as stated above through at least one year of experience in performing similar tasks in a hospital, clinic, nursing home, medical corps, or other medical treatment program.
  • Breastfed an infant
  • A current or past WIC
  • Occasional evening and/or weekend work required.

HOW TO APPLY: A State application PD 107* can be obtained and submitted to DWS at the address below. 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.

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER

All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: Macon County Public Health
Public Health Education Specialist
Grade 28, $35,575
Closing date: July 31, 2015

Responsibilities:
The primary function of this position is to promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health via educational processes and community outreach. Employee serves as the Healthy Carolinians Coordinator and, functions as a liaison between the Department and the community as the designated representative on various community/governmental boards and coalitions.

Employee works cooperatively with community stakeholders to assess the health needs of community, to collect and interpret healthcare data and facilitate the establishment of community improvement goals. The position also serves in an advisory capacity to other professional agents both internally and externally, in the areas of developing, implementing, and monitoring health education programs and services.

Additionally, employee interprets the Department's programs to the public, professional and voluntary organizations and groups and maintains cooperative working relationships with them.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public health and public health education activities. General knowledge of modern educational theory and techniques in the field of public health education; journalistic principles and methods of preparing subject matter in the promotion of public health activities; and, display techniques and skill in the arrangement of exhibits.

Ability to work effectively with people on all educational levels and to maintain effective working relationships with local health departments, community agencies, and the public; and, ability to write and speak effectively and to stimulate interest and cooperation among various groups in carrying out a program in public health education.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
A Bachelor's degree in public health education and one year experience in public health education or related field or, a Bachelor's degree in a health-related field and two years' experience in public health education; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

HOW TO APPLY: A State application PD 107* can be obtained and submitted to DWS at the address below. 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.

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER

All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check


Position: Macon County Department of Social Services
Processing Assistant III - Switch Board & Reception Backup
Salary Grade 21
Salary Range $25,283.18
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, but may be attached to PD107. An employment test may be given. No applications are accepted at Macon County DSS. No applications are accepted at Macon County DSS.

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


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 $27,874.08 / Grade 25 IMCII $30,731.22
Announcement date: July 20, 2015
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities
This position, which is located at Angel Medical Center, is a dual purpose Income Maintenance Caseworker I/II position in the Family and Children's Medicaid, and Work First Unit and conducts the initial interviews and correctly determines the applicant's eligibility for Family and Children's Medicaid, N.C. Health Choice and Work First Cash Assistance.

This position also determines Medical Assistance to the Aged, Disabled, and/or Blind and Carolina Access that is administered by Macon County DSS.

Employee is responsible for interviewing applicants to gather data according to a pre-determined format; obtains necessary verifications, requests medical information inspects documents; which when verified, forms the basis for determining eligibility for any one of several public assistance programs.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of the program/area(s) of assignment. General knowledge of all agency and community programs and services which could affect the client/applicant. Good mathematical reasoning and computational skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret rules, regulations and procedures. Ability to communicate with clients/applicants, the public at large, and public officials to obtain data, and to explain and interpret rules, regulations and procedures. Ability to perform caseworker functions within structured time frames.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
College education or High School graduation and 2 years of specific experience of paraprofessional, clerical, or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, gathering and compiling of data, analysis of data and/or performance in mathematical or legal tasks with at least one year of such experience being in an income maintenance program; or graduation from high school and three years of paraprofessional, clerical or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, the gathering and compiling of data, the analysis of data and/or the performance of mathematical or legal tasks; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Exemplified computer proficiency is a must to this IMC II role.

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

How To Apply:
A State application PD 107* can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below. 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. An employment test may be given. No applications are accepted at Macon County DSS. No applications are accepted at Macon County DSS.

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Environmental Health Program Specialist
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade: 32
Salary: $43,242
Closing date: July 31, 2015

Responsibilities:
Duties of this advanced professional position include promotion of public health through education, surveillance, consultation, inspection, and enforcement of state and local environmental health laws and regulations. Employee will function as the supervisor for the Food, Lodging and Institutions program.

The majority of the work will involve supervising program staff; acting as the program consultant to the Section Administrator and/or Health Director; representing the department on programmatic issues to local officials and business owners as directed by the Section Administrator or Health Director; training staff; conducting performance evaluations; and budget planning and management.

Some work will include the inspection of food handling establishments, hotel, motel and other lodging establishments, public swimming pools, daycare centers and, migrant housing to determine compliance with current sanitation standards.

Hours of work are generally 8-5 Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours and ability to be available afterhours to respond to a public health emergency.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of environmental health laws, rules, and procedures, as well as a complete understanding of the concepts of public heath law.
  • Considerable knowledge of microbiology, biology, chemistry, food science, epidemiology, soil science, entomology, and basic engineering technology as applied to environmental health practices.
  • General knowledge of the interrelationship between socio-economic factors and environmental health concerns.
  • General knowledge of the responsibilities of other agencies relating to environmental health and community resources.
  • Ability to coordinate work in a specialized program area.
  • Working knowledge of the responsibilities of other agencies involved in environmental health work.
  • Extensive knowledge in the areas of Food, Lodging and Institutions.
  • Ability to analyze and comprehend a wide variety of technical and administrative regulations, records, and reports.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and deal tactfully with a wide range of public contacts while enforcing public health laws and regulations.
  • Ability to motivate and educate business and property owners and the consuming public in matters related to protecting and promoting public health.
  • Ability to present formal environmental health training programs.
  • Ability to develop and express ideas and opinions concisely, comprehensively, and clearly in oral and written from.
  • Ability to independently plan and schedule work activities and perform activities.
  • Ability to apply environmental health knowledge and techniques in the investigation of environmental health problems.

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
    Two years of experience at the Environmental Health Specialist level in a health department.

    Necessary Special Qualification- Registered as a Sanitarian by the North Carolina Board of Sanitarian Examiners prior to employment.

    How To Apply: A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted before the closing date to:

    Division of Workforce Solutions - NC Works
    Court House Annex
    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 and immunization and/or vaccination requirements established by the Department.


    Position: Environmental Health Specialist
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary Grade: 30, Salary: $39,222
    Closing date: July 31, 2015

    Responsibilities:
    Duties include promotion of public health through education, surveillance, consultation, inspection, and enforcement of state and local environmental health laws and regulations. The majority of work will be in the On-site Waste Water and Private Drinking Water Well programs, including evaluation of sites for well-water systems, layout of systems, inspection of systems for proper installation, investigation of general environmental health complaints, and evaluation of problems with existing systems.

    Some work may include inspection of food handling establishments, hotel, motel and other lodging establishments, public swimming pools, daycare centers and, migrant housing to determine compliance with current sanitation standards.

    Hours of work are generally 8-5 Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours and ability to be available afterhours to respond to a public health emergency.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Working knowledge of environmental health laws, rules, and procedures, as well as a complete understanding of the concepts of public heath law.
    • Practical knowledge of microbiology, biology, chemistry, food science, epidemiology, soil science, entomology, and basic engineering technology as applied to environmental health practices.
    • General knowledge of community resources.
    • Working knowledge of the responsibilities of other agencies involved in environmental health work.
    • Working knowledge of the interrelationship between socio-economic factors and environmental health concerns.
    • Working knowledge of the design of private drinking well water systems, on-site wastewater systems, food sanitation, foodborne diseases, communicable diseases, vector control, protection of water supplies, solid waste management, and institutional sanitation.
    • Working knowledge of inspection methods and investigation techniques as applied in environmental health.
    • Ability to analyze and comprehend a wide variety of technical and administrative regulations, records, and reports.
    • Ability to exercise sound judgment and deal tactfully with a wide range of public contracts while enforcing public health laws and regulations.
    • Ability to motivate and educate business and property owners and the consuming public in matters related to protecting and promoting public health.
    • Ability to present formal environmental health training programs.
    • Ability to develop and express ideas and opinions concisely, comprehensively, and clearly in oral and written from.
    • Ability to independently plan and schedule work activities.
    • Ability to apply environmental health knowledge and techniques in the investigation of environmental health problems.

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements :

    • Graduation from a four-year college or university with 30 semester of course work in the physical or biological sciences and two years of exposure in environmental health;
    • or a four-year or Master's degree in environmental health from a program which is accredited by the National Accreditation Council for Environmental Health Curricula of the National Environmental Health Association and one year of experience in environmental health

    Necessary Special Qualification - Approval for registration as a Sanitarian or registration as a Sanitarian by the North Carolina Board of Sanitarian Examiners prior to employment.

    How To Apply:
    A State application PD 107*is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the
    Division of Workforce Solutions
    23 Macon Avenue, Franklin, N.C. by5:00 p.m. on the above closing date.

    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: Weatherization Crew Member
    Macon County Housing Dept
    Salary Grade: 22
    Salary Range: $26,547.04
    Closing date: July 31, 2015

    General Definition of Work:
    Performs intermediate skilled trades work in a variety of repair and maintenance assignments to weatherize homes, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Housing Coordinator.

    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:

    • Installs vapor barriers and insulation under dwellings.
    • Installs insulation on water pipes and heaters.
    • Installs insulation in walls and attics.
    • Replaces exterior door units; installs locks, interior and exterior casings.
    • Builds crawl space doors and installs foundation vents.
    • Repairs or replaces window units, sashes and broken panes.
    • Repairs, replaces and insulates heat ducts.
    • Performs painting on interior and exterior of homes.
    • Performs carpentry tasks; frames up walls; performs sheet rock work; finishes carpentry, flooring, and roofing.
    • Builds and installs accessibility features for the handicapped.
    • Performs a variety of bathroom repairs.
    • Weatherstrips and caulks doors, windows, and attics.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    General knowledge of a variety of maintenance and manual tasks involved in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, painting and other trades; general knowledge of the use of common hand and power tools; general knowledge of the safe use and operation of and preventive maintenance of electrical and mechanical equipment required in the work; ability to perform manual labor for extended periods, often under unfavorable weather conditions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the general public.

    Education and Experience:
    High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in maintenance, repair, and/or construction work, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Physical Requirements:

    • This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires standing, walking, speaking or hearing, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling, lifting and repetitive motions 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 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 frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and wearing a self contained breathing apparatus and occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working in high, precarious places, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to the risk of electrical shock and Exposure to vibration;
    • Work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

    Special Requirements:
    None

    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.

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

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


    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: Public Health Nurse I
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary: $41,183
    Closing date: Until Filled

    Responsibilities
    This position requires intermediate level professional nursing work in a local public health center. Ability to independently demonstrate and implement techniques of nursing care and outreach the community as needed. This position serves as the team leader/charge nurse for the Smart Start Outreach Program as well as the nurse for the Care Coordination for Children (CC4C) program.

    Smart Start: Employee will work with local day care centers and child care providers to provide educational services to the center staff. The employee will be expected to assist in data collection and review of services to determine compliance with guidelines, best practices and funding arrangements.

    CC4C: Employee will provides services to consumers in their home or other setting, primarily related to case management services to children ages 0-5 who are at risk or diagnosed with special needs. Services involve evaluating the consumer's situation and his/her ability to deal with it, developing a social history, psychosocial assessment, service plan and/or treatment plan and follow-up, outreach and referral.

    Employees address such problems as adjustment to illness or disability, financial concerns; socialization issues of the socially handicapped or those debilitated by situation or illness. Employees may provide information to and confer with schools, natural parents and/or foster parents, DSS, CDSA, Mental Health or other involved agencies or service providers on habilitation plans, behavior management, and other problem areas or needs.

    Employee must have the ability to independently demonstrate and implement techniques of nursing care and outreach in the community as needed. The employee will also perform general public health nursing care to promote health and prevent disease in various clinic settings including adult and child immunizations, maternal health, BCCCP, family planning, and public health preparedness as well as other duties as assigned.

    Hours of work are generally 8-5 Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours to meet the needs of the consumers and/or to respond to public health initiatives or emergencies.

      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Considerable knowledge of, and skill in, the application of nursing theory, practice, principles, and techniques employed in the field of public health and related programs;
    • Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply the principles and practices of public health;
    • Knowledge of available resources and organizations and the ability to coordinate these as needed;
    • General knowledge of current social and economic problems relating to public health, including health disparities;
    • Ability to plan, coordinate, and oversee the work of others;
    • Ability to deal tactfully with others and to exercise good judgment in appraising situations and making decisions;
    • Ability to work in partnership with patients and with other service providers to elicit needed information and to maintain effective working relationships;
    • Ability to record accurately services rendered and to interpret and explain records, reports, and medical instructions;
    • Adequate computer skills to allow communication, patient record documentation, and accessing of information.

      Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
    • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and one year of Public Health Nursing experience or, Master’s in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience.
    • A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the NC Board of Nursing.

    How to Apply
    A State application (PD-107)* is required and may be obtained at and submitted to the
    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: Public Health Nurse II
    Alliance Staffing
    Salary: 24.71 / per hour
    Closing date: Until Filled

    Responsibilities
    This position requires intermediate level professional nursing work in a local public health center. Ability to independently demonstrate and implement techniques of nursing care and outreach the community as needed. This position serves as the team leader/charge nurse for the Smart Start Outreach Program as well as the nurse for the Care Coordination for Children (CC4C) program.

    Smart Start: Employee will work with local day care centers and child care providers to provide educational services to the center staff. The employee will be expected to assist in data collection and review of services to determine compliance with guidelines, best practices and funding arrangements.

    CC4C: Employee will provides services to consumers in their home or other setting, primarily related to case management services to children ages 0-5 who are at risk or diagnosed with special needs. Services involve evaluating the consumer's situation and his/her ability to deal with it, developing a social history, psychosocial assessment, service plan and/or treatment plan and follow-up, outreach and referral.

    Employees address such problems as adjustment to illness or disability, financial concerns; socialization issues of the socially handicapped or those debilitated by situation or illness. Employees may provide information to and confer with schools, natural parents and/or foster parents, DSS, CDSA, Mental Health or other involved agencies or service providers on habilitation plans, behavior management, and other problem areas or needs.

    Employee must have the ability to independently demonstrate and implement techniques of nursing care and outreach in the community as needed. The employee will also perform general public health nursing care to promote health and prevent disease in various clinic settings including adult and child immunizations, maternal health, BCCCP, family planning, and public health preparedness as well as other duties as assigned.

    Hours of work are generally 8-5 Monday through Friday with occasional evening & weekend hours to meet the needs of the consumers and/or to respond to public health initiatives or emergencies.

      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Considerable knowledge of, and skill in, the application of nursing theory, practice, principles, and techniques employed in the field of public health and related programs;
    • Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply the principles and practices of public health;
    • Knowledge of available resources and organizations and the ability to coordinate these as needed;
    • General knowledge of current social and economic problems relating to public health, including health disparities;
    • Ability to plan, coordinate, and oversee the work of others;
    • Ability to deal tactfully with others and to exercise good judgment in appraising situations and making decisions;
    • Ability to work in partnership with patients and with other service providers to elicit needed information and to maintain effective working relationships;
    • Ability to record accurately services rendered and to interpret and explain records, reports, and medical instructions;
    • Adequate computer skills to allow communication, patient record documentation, and accessing of information.

      Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
    • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a B.S. in Nursing which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation and one year of Public Health Nursing experience or, Master's in Public Health and graduation from a school of professional nursing and one year of professional nursing experience.
    • A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the NC Board of Nursing.

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


    Position: 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.
    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER

     
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