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(828) 349-2595


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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


Position: Building Inspector III
Macon County Department of Planning, Permitting & Development
Minimum Salary - Grade 28: $35,575.00
Closing date: October 10, 2016

General Definition of Work:
Performs intermediate skilled technical work inspecting residential and commercial buildings for compliance with County ordinances and state building codes, issuing building permits, maintaining files and records, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Chief Building Inspector.

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:

  • Performs field inspections and reinspections of residential, commercial, industrial and public facilities for compliance with state building codes and County ordinances.
  • Receives complaints in regard to defective construction and handles enforcement problems.
  • Inspects existing buildings for hazardous conditions, structural failures or improper uses; checks buildings for certificates of occupancy.
  • Issues warnings and stop work orders where construction is not being made in compliance with regulations as to methods and/or materials.
  • Answers questions from private citizens, contractors and builders.
  • Reviews plans to determine compliance with codes.
  • Testifies in court on code violation cases.
  • Makes reports and keeps records regarding inspections.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of all types of building construction materials and methods, and of stages of construction when possible violations and defects may be easily observed and corrected
  • Thorough knowledge of State building and related codes, laws and ordinances
  • Ability to detect poor workmanship, inferior materials and hazards of fire and collapse
  • Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications and blueprints accurately and to compare them with construction in process
  • Firmness and tact in enforcing ordinances and codes
  • Ability to operate personal computer including some knowledge of applicable software packages
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with building owners, contractors, engineers, architects, associates and the general public.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
This work requires the frequent exertion of up to 10 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 25 pounds of force. Work regularly requires speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires sitting and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms and repetitive motions;

Work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception and peripheral vision. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.

Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels. Work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities.

Work frequently requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to the risk of electrical shock. Work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

Special Requirements:
Possession of or ability to obtain North Carolina Building, Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing Inspector Level III certifications within two years of employment. 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 must be submitted to DWS at the address below or on-line at www.ncworks.gov You Must 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 Department of Planning, Permitting & Development.

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Social Worker I - Intake
Macon County Department of Social Services
SALARY RANGE: SW I Grade 25 $30,731.00
Closing date: Until Position is Filled

Description of Work:
To assess and identify needs of all services delivery intake. This position is responsible for CPS and APS intake, case preparation, ID and CPS checks, and forwarding to appropriate departmental social workers for investigation. This position will also provide support to all Social Workers as well as serve as back up for the Medicaid Transportation Coordinator as needed.

Social Worker I in this position serves families, children, and adults of all ages and financial backgrounds. This worker must deal with all citizens which can include people who are mentally ill; beligerant or under the influence of drugs /alcohol.

Duties are assigned to this Social Worker I on the basis of speciality, with all clients being residents of Macon County. However, this Social Worker I must have knowledge of all services in the event any other social worker is unavailable. Referrals to this social worker may be received from the community, schools, professionals, other agencies, or within the department.

Minimum Education and Experience for Social Worker I:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Working knowledge of basic social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to specific casework, group work, and community problems. Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and resources in the community. Some knowledge of behavioral and socioeconomic problems and their treatment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative supervisors, with members of case load and their families, and with care providers and various community organizations. Ability to express ideals clearly and concisely. Ability to plan and execute work.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution; Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

First preference will be given to applicants who have completed the North Carolina Child Welfare Pre-Service Training Curriculum or BSW with In-Service training.

A TRANSCRIPT OF THE HIGHEST DEGREE IS REQUIRED

How To Apply:
A State application PD 107* and if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet can be obtained from and must be submitted to DWS at the address below or on-line at www.ncworks.gov You Must 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: Office Assistant III
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade 21, $25,283
Closing Date: September 8, 2016 by noon

Responsibilities:
Employee will perform a variety of office tasks in support of administrative and programmatic functions. Tasks include but are not limited to: answering and routing phone calls, filing, typing, developing and compiling reports, researching topics and methods, taking meeting minutes, distributing correspondence via email, managing multiple electronic calendars, etc.

Employee must be able to take direction from multiple levels of supervisors and peers and, be self-motivated and able to work independently. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products is a must.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • General knowledge of office or work unit procedures, methods and practices.
  • General knowledge of and ability to use correct spelling, punctuation and specialized vocabulary
  • Ability to proofread.
  • General knowledge of office accounting and record keeping procedures, mathematics and their application in the work environment.
  • Ability to learn and apply a variety of guidelines applicable to the work process.
  • Ability to use a variety of office equipment.
  • Ability to work with people with courtesy and tact in performing public contact duties.
  • Ability to record and compile information based on general guidelines.

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


Position: Environmental Health Specialist
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade: 30, Salary: $39,222
Closing date: September 12, 2016 at noon

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

NC Works Career Center
23 Macon Avenue - Courthouse Annex
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.
All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


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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