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CONTACT:

Mike Decker, Director
(828) 349-2020

Pam Farmer, HR Coordinator
(828) 349-2595


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* NC State Application
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Submit PD-107 to:

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

Mail to:
5 West Main Street
Franklin NC 28734

Email to: thomas.brownback@nccommerce.com

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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. Macon County does not accept applications from any other job-posting website.

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. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.


Position: Administrative Assistant I
Macon County Public Health
Salary $30,731.22
Closing date: May 31, 2018 at noon

Responsibilities
The position serves as an Administrative Assistant for the Office of the Health Director. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to assisting the Health Director and Assistant Health Director to include:

  • Provides confidential executive level support in matters pertaining to: Personnel management; development of policies and procedures; contract negotiations; meeting minutes; complaint resolution; employee payroll and legal proceedings.
  • Manages schedules and maintains files for recurring meetings/conferences
  • Scheduling and arranging meetings
  • Makes travel arrangements and completes reimbursement forms/requests
  • Composes/drafts: Contracts, memos, policies and procedures, and assorted other materials
  • Monitors and coordinates the processing of Department contracts
  • Assists with monitoring of Department productivity standards
  • Assists with monitoring of Administrative Policy - maintains Department Administrative Policy Manual
  • Interacts professionally with Board of Health, Board of County Commissioners, County Manager, other county department directors and community partners and/or stakeholders

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
  • Completion of high school or equivalent and four years of progressively responsible secretarial or clerical/administrative/office management experience; or completion of a two-year secretarial science or business administration program and two years of progressively responsible secretarial or clerical/administrative, office management experience; or completion of a four-year program in a college or university preferably with major emphasis on coursework in business administration, public administration, or other related field.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint desired.

Selection Procedures: A screening committee will review applications to select the best qualified applicants to be interviewed. Interviews will include a structured panel interview consisting of generally three (3) panelist AND a skills test.

    How to Apply
  • Applicants must register online or in person with NC Works.
  • Submit A State application (PD-107)* and, if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet.
  • Applicants must include 3 references with their contact information and the applicants valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant.
  • Resumes will not be considered but may be attached to PD-107.
  • No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Public Health.
  • A criminal background check will be completed before hiring.

**Registration and PD-107 are required and may be obtained from and submitted to NC Works on or before the closing date.

Division of Workforce Solutions - NC Works
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: Macon County Department of Social Services
Human Services Planner/Evaluator I
Salary Grade 31
Salary Range $41,183.22 | $19.79 per hour
Closing date: Until Filled

Macon County Department of Social Services employees are subject to the North Carolina State Personnel Act and, as such, this position of Human Services Planner/Evaluator I has responsibility for coordinating a broad range of Federal, State, and Local personnel rules and procedures over a cross-section of Social Services program areas and special initiatives.

The position serves as a member of the agency Leadership and provides assistance to Director and Supervisors in planning and evaluating personnel and program performance service gaps and developing strategies to fulfill service needs within available resources.

The position is responsible for planning and coordinating human resource management activities of the agency to maximize the strategic use of personnel resources and maintain associated functions such as employee compensation, recruitment, retention, on-boarding, maintenance of personnel policies, and regulatory compliance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Planning - This position assists in assessing overall human resource needs of agency and personnel goals and objectives in order to assure adequate staffing to meet program and work plan operations. This also involves setting training priorities and establishing goals for program areas in order to adequately address personnel needs.

Evaluation - This position assures that agency staff are regularly evaluated on work performance areas based on established County criteria and assists in designing agency performance measures based on established parameters which includes data collection instruments/tools. This position will work closely with program area subject matter experts in analyzing and tracking of identified data points considered critical by State supervising authorities. This position assists program area supervisors in developing and maintaining accurate job descriptions, work plans, evaluation plans, and discipline plans if needed.

HUMAN RESOURCES:
Personnel Policy Administration - This position will need to develop and maintain a thorough understanding of relevant regulatory requirements related to employment of personnel subject to State Personnel Act as well as comprehensive personnel requirements at the federal, state and local levels. This position will serve as a part of the agency Leadership Team and provides personnel policy guidance and interpretation to the other Leadership Team members as well as provides performance analysis to those Team members.

This position advises Leadership Team and staff on personnel policy issues and on disciplinary matters, recommending appropriate discipline action for conduct and/or performance problems. This position creates and maintains local personnel files and prepares necessary personnel action forms in coordination with County Administration for routine personnel matters.

Manpower Planning/Recruitment/Selection and Retention of Employees - This position is responsible for job recruitment, vacancy postings utilizing various forms of advertising sources (journals, web sites, professional newspapers, etc.), responding to applicant inquiries, arranging and performing testing of applicants, coordinating drug screenings, and criminal background checks on selected applicants.

Additional responsibilities include interviewing, assisting in the selection of, and on-boarding of recently hired staff in coordination with County Administration. This position also works closely with program area supervisors to ensure that staff receive appropriate initial and on-going training to meet work demands and maintains knowledge of current County benefits package to include costs, eligibility standards, individual plan benefits/limitations, and claims procedures, etc.

Database Administration - This position serves as a backup to the agency's Computer Support Technician in the management and administration of IT security administration and manages a database of all personnel, agency positions, and current payroll and benefits information.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Successful applicants will have a general knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration with more specific knowledge of human resource and personnel processes and will have the ability to clearly communicate verbally and orally with professional and administrative personnel and will demonstrate an ability to exercise judgment and discretion in applying and interpreting policies and procedures.

Applicants must be able to develop considerable knowledge of the organizational structure and programs of the agency as well its State supervising agencies; a knowledge of Federal, State, and Local personnel principles and practices; a knowledge of human interactions and group dynamics from a personnel standpoint and their effects on work assignments and performance, agency objectives, and employee-employer relations.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
A four year degree in public service administration, psychology, sociology, social work or a human service programmatic field, preferably with coursework in human service planning; or graduation from a four-year college or university and two years of administrative or consultative experience in a human service program; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Preference is given to applicants with relevant human resource and personnel administration experience and knowledge.

SELECTION PROCEDURES:
A screening committee will review applications to select the best qualified applicants to the interview.

HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants will submit a completed *State application (PD-107) and, if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet to Division of Workforce Solutions (NC WORKS Career Center) located at 5 West Main St. in Franklin, NC 28734.

You must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. Resumes will not be considered in lieu of, but may be attached to a completed PD-107. No applications will be accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Dept. of Social Services. A criminal background check will be completed before hiring.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position:Public Health Dentist I
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade: Grade 47, $113,000
Closing date: Until Filled

Responsibilities:
This position includes managing dental operations, supervising and training dental assistants, supervision of dental hygienists and the performing of general dentistry. Work requires independent professional responsibility and is performed under the general supervision of the Population Health Section Administrator.

Hours of work are generally 7:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday through Thursday with occasional evening & weekend hours.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of modern dentistry and recent developments in the field of dentistry.
  • Some knowledge of community health problems.
  • Ability to perform dental work and treatments involved in the control of mouth diseases among adults.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with community partners and agencies.
  • Ability to perform dental work of a professional and independent nature.
  • Ability to supervise and train dental staff.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements

  • Graduation from an approved school of dentistry and license to practice dentistry in North Carolina.
  • Loan Repayment and/or Incentives may be available to selected candidate.

How to Apply
Applicants must register with NC Works AND submit a *State application (PD-107) and, if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet. Registration and PD-107 are required and may be obtained from and submitted to NC Works either online at www.ncworks.gov or in person at the address below on or before the closing date. Applicants must include 3 references with their contact information and applicants valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant.

Resumes will not be considered but may be attached to PD-107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Public Health. 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: Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (Community Health Assistant)
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade 17: $9.25/hr
This is a part-time position (19 hours per week) with no benefits.
Closing Date: Until Filled

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
  • Occasional evening and/or weekend work required

How to Apply

  • Applicants must register with NC Works at www.ncworks.gov
  • Applicants must submit a State application (PD-107)* and, if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet in person at the address below on or before the closing date.
  • Applications must include 3 references with their contact information.
  • Applications must include a valid email address for the applicant as all correspondence from the employer to the applicant will be electronic through email.



Position: Part-time Recreation Maintenance Worker
Macon County Parks and Recreation
Starting Salary : $8.00
Closing date: Until Filled

General Statement of Duties:
Performs routine unskilled and semi-skilled manual work in recreational facilities, athletics fields, and parks maintenance. Night and weekend work is required.

Distinguishing Features of the Class:

    Employees in this class perform manual labor involving a variety of parks and recreational maintenance tasks.
  • Work involves the use of a variety of tools and light equipment.
  • Work includes performing horticultural practices in the parks, repairing playground equipment, preparing athletic fields, and cleaning and maintaining recreational buildings.
  • The employees are subject to working in both inside and outside environments and exposure to various hazards such as loud noises, vibration, moving mechanical parts, electrical current, and chemicals.
  • Duties may expose employees to human body fluids and thus the work is subject to OSHA requirements on bloodborne pathogens.
  • Work is performed under supervision of the Park and Recreation Maintenance Supervisor and is evaluated through observation and inspection to determine the thoroughness in carrying out assigned duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cleans recreational facilities and sets up rooms in the Community Center.
  • Schedules work of part time workers or serves as crew leader for temporary or seasonal workers.
  • Prepares athletics fields for sports and team events; mows, drags, and lines ball fields.
  • Cleans parks, picks up trash, and cleans bathrooms.
  • Mows grass, runs weed eaters, plants grass and trees, and performs other horticultural practices in the parks.
  • Rakes and mulches leaves; trims shrubbery and hedges; edges sidewalks and drives.
  • Maintains cleaning or grounds equipment.
  • Assists in the maintenance of picnic shelters and playground equipment.
  • Sets up rooms for various meetings and activities.
  • Performs related duties as required

Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of the methods and techniques applied in unskilled manual labor and semi-skilled maintenance work.
  • Working knowledge of the standard practices, material, tools, and equipment utilized in the maintenance of buildings and of grounds.
  • Working knowledge of standard hand tools, operation of light equipment, and materials used in assigned work.
  • Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and applicable safety precautions associated with assigned work.
  • Some knowledge of basic horticultural, carpentry, plumbing, and custodial practices.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a team member, work productively without close supervision, and respond courteously to citizens.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific oral and written instructions.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.
  • Must be able to perform heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally; and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently; and/or up to 20 pounds constantly to move objects.
  • Must possess the visual acuity to operate light equipment such as the mowers and vacuum cleaners, and small trucks in a safe manner.

Desirable Education and Experience:
Ability to read and write and any combination of education and experience that produces the required knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above; preferably previous experience in general grounds or parks maintenance work.
Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license.

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 Recreation Maintenance Worker
Weekend (Tournament) Work Only

Macon County Parks and Recreation
Starting Salary : $8.00
Closing date: Until Filled

General Statement of Duties:
Performs routine unskilled and semi-skilled manual work in recreational facilities, athletics fields, and parks maintenance. Night and weekend work is required.

Distinguishing Features of the Class:

    Employees in this class perform manual labor involving a variety of parks and recreational maintenance tasks.
  • Work involves the use of a variety of tools and light equipment.
  • Work includes performing horticultural practices in the parks, repairing playground equipment, preparing athletic fields, and cleaning and maintaining recreational buildings.
  • The employees are subject to working in both inside and outside environments and exposure to various hazards such as loud noises, vibration, moving mechanical parts, electrical current, and chemicals.
  • Duties may expose employees to human body fluids and thus the work is subject to OSHA requirements on bloodborne pathogens.
  • Work is performed under supervision of the Park and Recreation Maintenance Supervisor and is evaluated through observation and inspection to determine the thoroughness in carrying out assigned duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cleans recreational facilities and sets up rooms in the Community Center.
  • Schedules work of part time workers or serves as crew leader for temporary or seasonal workers.
  • Prepares athletics fields for sports and team events; mows, drags, and lines ball fields.
  • Cleans parks, picks up trash, and cleans bathrooms.
  • Mows grass, runs weed eaters, plants grass and trees, and performs other horticultural practices in the parks.
  • Rakes and mulches leaves; trims shrubbery and hedges; edges sidewalks and drives.
  • Maintains cleaning or grounds equipment.
  • Assists in the maintenance of picnic shelters and playground equipment.
  • Sets up rooms for various meetings and activities.
  • Performs related duties as required

Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of the methods and techniques applied in unskilled manual labor and semi-skilled maintenance work.
  • Working knowledge of the standard practices, material, tools, and equipment utilized in the maintenance of buildings and of grounds.
  • Working knowledge of standard hand tools, operation of light equipment, and materials used in assigned work.
  • Working knowledge of the occupational hazards and applicable safety precautions associated with assigned work.
  • Some knowledge of basic horticultural, carpentry, plumbing, and custodial practices.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a team member, work productively without close supervision, and respond courteously to citizens.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific oral and written instructions.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.
  • Must be able to perform heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally; and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently; and/or up to 20 pounds constantly to move objects.
  • Must possess the visual acuity to operate light equipment such as the mowers and vacuum cleaners, and small trucks in a safe manner.

Desirable Education and Experience:
Ability to read and write and any combination of education and experience that produces the required knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above; preferably previous experience in general grounds or parks maintenance work.
Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license.

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 Lifeguards / Swim Instructors
Macon County Parks and Recreation
Starting Salary : $8.00
Closing date: Until Filled

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.

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: Public Health Dental Assistant II
Alliance Staffing
Location: Franklin,NC
Salary: $15.00/hr
Closing date: Until filled

Responsibilities:
Position entails dental assisting work including but not limited to: assisting dental provider, developing and mounting X-rays, maintaining dental equipment and supplies, sterilization, inventory control, providing education to clients, and other related duties. Employee will work primarily with adults.

Hours of work are generally 7-6 Monday through Thursday or flexed to accommodate clinic and public health needs with occasional evening & weekend hours.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Considerable knowledge of dental equipment, instruments, and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of dental office business procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of preparation methods and dental materials.
  • Ability to maintain records, inventories, and patient histories.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with patients.
  • Ability to observe, evaluate, and report required information pertaining to a dental or dental assistant student.
  • Ability to orient dental and dental assistant students, other health care personnel, and patients.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
Minimum qualifications are completion of an approved ADA dental assistant program; full-time employment as a chair side assistant for 2 years of the preceding 5 years and allowed to perform the functions as a dental assistant under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist, and other requirements of the NC Board of Dental Examiners, X-ray training consistent with NC General Statutes

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


Position: Public Health Dental Assistant II
Macon County Public Health
Salary: Grade 23, $27,874.08
Closing date: Until filled

Responsibilities:
Position entails dental assisting work including but not limited to: assisting dental provider, developing and mounting X-rays, maintaining dental equipment and supplies, sterilization, inventory control, providing education to clients, and other related duties. Employee will work primarily with adults.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
Minimum qualifications are completion of an approved ADA dental assistant program; full-time employment as a chair side assistant for 2 years of the preceding 5 years and allowed to perform the functions as a dental assistant under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist, and other requirements of the NC Board of Dental Examiners, X-ray training consistent with NC General Statutes

Selection Procedures:
A screening committee will review applications to select the best qualified applicants to be interviewed. Interviews will include a structured panel interview consisting of generally three (3) panelist AND a skills test.

How to Apply:


  • Applicants must register with NC Works at www.ncworks.gov
  • Applicants must submit a* State application (PD-107) and, if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet. in person at the address below on or before the closing date.
  • Applications must include 3 references with their contact information.
  • Applications must include a valid email address as all correspondence from the employer to the applicant will be electronic through email.

Resumes will not be considered but may be attached to PD-107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County Public Health. A criminal background check will be completed before hiring.

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: Bilingual Lifestyle Coach
Minority Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) Grant

Alliance Staffing
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Closing date: Open Until Filled

Responsibilities:

    The purpose of the MDPP initiative is to create healthier communities by:
  • Engaging at risk populations for participation in Diabetes Prevention Programs (DPP)
  • Screening at risk populations for pre-diabetes
  • Referring to Diabetes Prevention Programs
  • Offering the Diabetes Prevention Program to minority communities in Region 1
The primary purpose of this position is engage, screen and deliver the Diabetes Prevention Program that includes the CDC curricula "Prevenga el T2" to Hispanic communities within the region.

The curriculum consists of 16 core sessions (held weekly for 16-26 weeks) and a minimum of 6 post-core sessions (held monthly for the remainder of the year). Lifestyle Coaches are affiliated with an organization that is a CDC-recognized provider (or for which recognition is pending) of the National Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle change program.

Lifestyle Coaches support participants by providing information, encouraging progress, and working with the group to address any challenges or barriers that arise. The ability to communicate basic health, nutrition, and fitness principles is ideal; however, Lifestyle Coaches do not need to be health care professionals - ideal candidates must be effective facilitators and support the group process as it relates to lifestyle and behavior change.

Key Job Duties:

  • Provide technical assistance related to local MDPPs throughout the region
  • Deliver the CDC evidence-based curriculum (Prevent T2/Prevenga el T2) as it was designed within the Hispanic community in Macon County in a way for participants to make and sustain positive lifestyle changes (i.e. Lifestyle Coach can add his/her personal strengths as a coach and provide culturally relevant examples of food, types of physical activity, barriers, etc. but should not alter the key message of the curriculum)
  • Prepare for each session (i.e. review lesson plan as it is outlined in the CDC curriculum, provide feedback for participants on their food and activity trackers on a weekly basis)
  • Ensure participant and program data is entered into the MDPP database on a weekly basis
  • Participate in all mandatory NC DPH coach calls
  • Maintain an outreach log to track correspondence with MDPP participants who are unable to attend a class
  • Assist to coordinate screenings for prediabetes in Hispanic Communities
  • Refer at risk people to local DPP classes
  • Refer individuals with a diabetes diagnosis to a Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) program
  • Provide DPP classes with items and services to address participant barriers to participating in the DPP classes; including transportation, childcare, supplies, etc.
  • Assist in administering an incentive program for participants
  • Complete required evaluation and program activities
  • Complete two-day Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Coach training as outlined in the most recently approved Division of Public Health Agreement Addendum

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Fluently speak and write in English and Spanish languages
  • Knowledge of the principles of behavior change and group facilitation
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and in front of a small group
  • Demonstrate ability to leverage group dynamics by facilitating and fostering relationships with and among participants
  • Ability to guide behavior change without prescribing personal actions or solutions
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people of varying ages, ethnicities, life experiences, etc.
  • Active listening skills
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • Knowledge of basic health, nutrition, and fitness principles

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements
Graduation from High School and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least one year experience of working in a community based setting, preferably in healthcare

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


Position: EMT Intermediate
Department: Emergency Management
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Salary Grade 25: Salary Range: $30,731 - $46,097
Deadline for applications - Until Filled

General Definition of Work:
Performs intermediate skilled technical work providing Intermediate level emergency medical care, maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the EMT Paramedic Supervisor. Applications from Paramedic-level certificate holders will be accepted as well.

NOTE: There are two full-time openings available. Candidates with paramedic level certification are encouraged to apply.

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

Essential Functions

  • Provides emergency and non-emergency care to residents and visitors of the County.
  • Operates equipment and administers first aid.
  • Transports victims to emergency care facility.
  • Documents findings.
  • Responds to emergency calls which might require advanced life support.
  • Provides emergency medical care in accordance with established guidelines and written and verbal instructions from physicians.
  • Determines extent of illness or injury and establishes priorities for required care.
  • Transmits vital patient information and telemetry data to receiving medical care facility.
  • Observes patient in route and administers additional care as needed.
  • Completes and files documentation on calls.
  • Inspects and performs preventive maintenance on assigned apparatus and equipment; assists in cleaning station and grounds.
  • Participates in continuing education activities and maintaining certification hours.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • General knowledge of the principles and techniques of emergency care, including diagnosis, proper treatment and automobile extraction and transportation
  • General knowledge of the reading of electrocardiograms
  • General knowledge of the principles of anatomy, physiology and chemistry in relation to the respiratory and circulatory systems
  • General knowledge of the street system and geography of the County
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to keep simple records and prepare reports
  • Ability to establish and maintain and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience High school diploma or GED and minimal experience as an Emergency Medical Technician/intermediate, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions.

Frequently requires stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires standing, walking, sitting, climbing or balancing and tasting or smelling.

Work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception, night vision and peripheral vision. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly.

Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound.

Work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities

Work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment, frequently requires exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and occasionally requires working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to the risk of electrical shock; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements Possession of North Carolina EMT Intermediate and CPR certifications upon hire. Valid driver's license in the State of North Carolina.

How to Apply:
Applicants must register with NC Works AND submit a * State application (PD-107) and, if needed PD 107 continuation job sheet. Registration and PD-107 are required and may be obtained from and submitted to NC Works either online at www.ncworks.gov or in person at the address below on or before the closing date. Applicants must include 3 references with their contact information and applicants valid email address for all correspondence from the employer to the applicant.

Resumes will not be considered but may be attached to PD-107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County EMS. A criminal background check will be completed before hiring.

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

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

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/ADA EMPLOYER


Position: EMT Intermediate Part-time
Department: Emergency Management
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Salary; $11.20/ per hour
Deadline: Open Until Filled

General Definition of Work
Performs intermediate skilled technical work providing Intermediate level emergency medical care, maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the EMT Paramedic Supervisor. Applications from Paramedic-level certificate holders will be accepted as well.

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

Essential Functions

  • Provides emergency and non-emergency care to residents and visitors of the County; operates equipment and administers first aid; transports victims to emergency care facility; documents findings.
  • Responds to emergency calls which might require advanced life support.
  • Provides emergency medical care in accordance with established guidelines and written and verbal instructions from physicians.
  • Determines extent of illness or injury and establishes priorities for required care.
  • Transmits vital patient information and telemetry data to receiving medical care facility.
  • Observes patient in route and administers additional care as needed.
  • Completes and files documentation on calls.
  • Inspects and performs preventive maintenance on assigned apparatus and equipment; assists in cleaning station and grounds.
  • Participates in continuing education activities and maintaining certification hours.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of the principles and techniques of emergency care, including diagnosis, proper treatment and automobile extraction and transportation; general knowledge of the reading of electrocardiograms; general knowledge of the principles of anatomy, physiology and chemistry in relation to the respiratory and circulatory systems; general knowledge of the street system and geography of the County; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to keep simple records and prepare reports; ability to establish and maintain and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED and minimal experience as an Emergency Medical Technician/intermediate, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements
This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 100 pounds of force.

Work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions, frequently requires stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires standing, walking, sitting, climbing or balancing and tasting or smelling.

Work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception, night vision and peripheral vision.

Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound.

Work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment, frequently requires exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals and occasionally requires working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to the risk of electrical shock.

Work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements
Possession of North Carolina EMT Intermediate and CPR certifications upon hire. Valid driver's license in the State of North Carolina.

How to Apply
A State application (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.

You must include 3 references and an e-mail address on the application. No resumes will be considered, but may be attached to PD-107. No applications are accepted at Macon County Human Resources or Macon County EMS.

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


Position: Transit Operator / Part Time
Macon County Transit
Salary $10.00 per hour
Closing date: Until Filled

General Definition of Work
Performs intermediate semi-skilled work transporting citizens to designated sites, assisting with boarding and exiting vehicle, collecting fees, maintaining the vehicle, and related work as apparent or assigned.

Work is performed under the moderate supervision of the Transit Operations Supervisor. Note: This is a seasonal position that will last from approximately mid-February of 2017 until late May of 2017. It will also have a fluctuating work week that will vary from 32 to 40 hours per week.

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 transit vehicle on an assigned route and schedule.
  • Performs daily inspections of vehicle; reports defects and/or maintenance needs.
  • sports citizens, children and the physically and mentally disabled to doctors, on business or shopping trips, outings, points of interest, employment and daycare; returns them to their homes.
  • Assists passengers entering and leaving the vehicle, when necessary; carries packages for passengers when necessary; operates wheel chair lift.
  • Collects fares and transfers; prepares trip records regarding fares, mileage, passengers, times, etc.
  • Provides information and directions to passengers and the general public.
  • Operates two-way radio and/or cell phone; reports unusual traffic conditions, bus condition, passenger emergencies or other problems.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Thorough knowledge of regional traffic rules and regulations
  • Thorough knowledge of the geography of the County
  • Ability to operate passenger vehicles and related equipment safely and efficiently
  • Ability to remain alert and to remain calm during periods of stress
  • Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the public
  • Ability to keep records and prepare reports
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language
  • Ability to perform simple math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
  • Ability to read maps
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED and moderate experience in operating a public transportation vehicle and working with the public, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements:
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 sitting, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and lifting.

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, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities.

Work regularly requires working near moving mechanical parts, frequently requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles and exposure to outdoor weather conditions and occasionally requires exposure to extreme heat (non-weather), exposure to the risk of electrical shock, exposure to vibration and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

Special Requirements:
Drug and alcohol testing shall be conducted in accordance with local, State and/or Federal regulations. Valid commercial driver's license with P endorsement in the State of North Carolina, or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire.

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