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Macon County Government is dedicated to hiring and retaining progressive, well-qualified and motivated employees. We offer equitable salaries and excellent benefits to talented, competent individuals who can contribute to County Government through their employment. Outstanding professional service to the public is our goal.

Macon County provides it's employees an exceptional health insurance benefit, paid life insurance, County matched Local Government Retirement, longevity pay, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, and numerous tax deferred savings and supplemental insurance plans.

If you feel you can contribute to our workforce in a positive way, please review the positions listed below. All applications for employment are taken through the North Carolina Division of Workforce Solutions. If you have any questions about the positions listed below, or would like to apply, you may contact the Division of Workforce Solutions at (828) 369-9534, or access their web site at www.ncesc.com. You may also call Macon County Human Resources with inquiries at
(828) 349-2020 or email us - mdecker@maconnc.org.

Macon County is an ADA/AA Equal Opportunity Employer

AVAILABLE JOB LISTINGS

Position: Processing Assistant III
Macon County Public Health
Salary Grade 21, $25,283
Closing Date: April 24, 2015

Responsibilities:
Employee serves as the purchasing agent and back-up finance manager.

    As the purchasing agent, employee is responsible for:
  • obtaining quotes for materials and supplies;
  • verifying vendors; recommending the most economical cost-efficient product/vendor;
  • verifying, preparing and forwarding purchase orders;
  • verifying receipt of items;
  • maintaining a master list of vendors and supplies;
  • monitoring and tracking orders and shipments;
  • authorizing payment once products are received;
  • managing inventory of supplies and supply room;
  • providing reports to supervisor and leadership.
    As the back-up finance manager, employee is responsible for:
  • verifying daily deposits;
  • assisting with compliance audits;
  • preparing invoices for payment approval;
  • monitoring programmatic budgets;
  • preparing budget amendments;
  • preparing monthly financial reports;
  • monitoring, preparing and submitting reports for the Department, County and State entities;
  • preparing and submitting payroll.
Employees in this position must be proficient in Word, Excel, QuickBooks and, keyboarding (using an adding machine); be capable of handling financial transactions; and, have excellent communication skills.

General duties include filing, typing, processing paperwork, phone skills, and data entry.
Must have organizational skills and must be flexible and able to prioritize workloads and requests.
Must have ability to screen communications based on predetermined guidelines to independently respond to route inquiries.
Must have ability to compile information based on general guidelines.
Some lifting will be required.
General work hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with some early morning or occasional evening and/or weekend work required to meet the public health needs of the community.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements :

  • Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledges, skills and abilities gained through at least one year of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

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

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

    by 5:00 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: Public Health Education Supervisor
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary Grade 30, $46,662
    Closing Date: April 24, 2015

    Responsibilities:
    This position serves as the Administrator of the Population Health Section of Macon County Public Health and leads the section in effectively performing all duties associated with the specific program objectives while ensuring compliance with all federal, state and local public health laws, rules, and regulations.

    Employee has oversight for the Departments Health Community; Nutrition Education; Women, Infants and Children's (W.I.C.); Breastfeeding Peer Counselor; Public Health Emergency Preparedness; and the Regional Chronic Disease Management Program.

    Employee develops, directs, administers and evaluates the public health education program. Supervises and evaluates the work of a unit of professional Public Health Educators in a variety of health education programs to meet the needs of the community while, ensuring that funding criteria is established and met for each program design.

    Collects and analyzes program data; identifies and assesses health care and health education community needs; develops funding proposals and grant applications; and delivers a variety of reports and presentation to stakeholders.

    Works cooperatively with community stakeholders to assess the health needs of community; and monitors and reports findings to local and state public health officials. Promotes the use of research findings applicable to public health/health education practice. Assists in interpreting the Department's programs to the public, professional and voluntary organizations and groups and maintains cooperative working relationships with them.

    Oversee development, counseling and evaluation of employees (including all disciplinary actions) performed by supervisory staff within the section, conducts performance evaluations, and develop and maintain a positive team work environment; provide direction and consultation to supervisory and other staff within the section in establishing priorities, meeting objectives, and managing the workflow within the section and monitoring work performance.

    Oversee budget development and management for the section. Act as the Public Information Officer (PIO) for the Department: Reviews or prepares articles and technical reports for publication on public health issues, assists in organizing a resource unit to provide information; respond to inquiries and to supply source materials during public health emergencies; creates reports, presentations and other materials as necessary; and works cooperatively with all facets of the media to promote new and existing health education campaigns.

    Assists in grant writing and development of new education initiatives. Provide advice and guidance on population health issues to the Health Director and other leadership staff. Foster continuous quality improvement in all areas of work. Supervises and participates in public health preparedness activities as trained and assigned.

    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;
    • 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 Training and Experience Requirements :
    A master's degree in public health education or in public health with a major in public health education and one year experience in public health education; or graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in health education or public health with a major in health education and three years' experience in public health education; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

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

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

    by 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: Environmental Health Supervisor I
    Macon County Public Health
    Salary Grade 33: $50,000
    Closing Date: April 24, 2015

    Job Description:
    This position serves as the administrator of the Environmental Health Section of Macon County Public Health and is to lead the section in effectively performing all duties associated with the specific program objectives while ensuring compliance with all federal, state and local public health/environmental health laws, rules, and regulations.

    Responsibilities:
    Lead efforts to identify strategic objectives for programs that are consistent with Macon County's Mission and implement best practices to meet objectives.

    Personnel Management: Oversee development, counseling and evaluation of employees (including all disciplinary actions) performed by program specialists, conducts performance evaluations, and develop and maintain a positive team work environment;provide direction and consultation to the Food and Lodging, On-Site Wastewater supervisors and other staff in evaluating team performance - establishing priorities, meeting objectives, and managing the workflow within the division and monitoring work performance.

    Oversee budget development and management for the section. Assure compliance with all applicable policy, rules, regulations, and governmental statutes (local, state, and federal) specific to program area including providing technical advice.

    Ensure that complaints received from the public related to environmental health issues are responded to timely, accurately and in accordance to established policy. Serve as a liaison with Realtors Association, Macon County Animal Control, Macon County Humane Society (Appalachian Animal Rescue), local veterinarians, and other federal, state, and local environmental agencies/groups (e.g. LTLT, EPA, DENR, DPH, etc.) on any environmental issues (e.g. rabies control, groundwater protection, etc.).

    Provide advice and guidance on environmental health issues to the Health Director and other leadership staff. Foster continuous quality improvement in all areas of work.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Considerable knowledge of environmental health laws, rules, and procedures.
    • General knowledge of office administration and management to include personnel policies and procedures and the budget process.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of a sanitarian.
    • Ability to function as a sanitarian.
    • Ability to plan for and supervise the work of a small environmental health agents.
    • 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 form.
    • Ability to work with others in solving complex environmental problems.

    Minimum Training and Experience Requirements :

    • Two years of experience as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist in a health department.

    Special Requirements : North Carolina Registered Environmental Health Specialist; must maintain and secure the minimum number of continuing education hours required to practice as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist

    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

    by 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: Public Health Nurse II
    Alliance Staffing
    Salary: 24.71 / per hour
    Closing date: April 24, 2015

    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: Pool Manager
    Macon County Parks and Recreation

    Salary :TBA
    Closing date: April 20, 2015

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

    SUMMARY:
    Manage all day to day operations at the Macon County Recreation Park Pool.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Supervises lifeguards on duty and responds to customer needs.
    • Acts as lifeguard when needed.
    • Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency.
    • Counts and turns in the deposit at the end of each day.
    • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service.
    • Prepare Swim Lessons and appropriate forms. Supervise lessons and assist in teaching.
    • Performs various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility.
    • Prepares and maintains appropriate activity reports.
    • Assigns lifeguards and cage staff to various start up and closing duties.
    • Checks water and documents needed for accurate water chemistry.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Be an Excellent role model. High moral standards, including no alcohol, drugs, smoking, or inappropriate language. Outstanding character and integrity.
    • 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:

    • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
    • Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.
    • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical skills evaluation as stipulated by the department.
    • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork.
    • Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures.
    • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
    • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.

    This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.

    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
    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: Lifeguard/Swim Instructor
    Macon County Parks and Recreation

    Salary :TBA
    Closing date: April 20, 2015

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

    SUMMARY:
    Under general supervision, ensures the safety of patrons of the Recreation Park Pool by preventing and responding to emergencies.

    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.
    • Prepares and maintains appropriate activity reports.
    • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned (cleaning locker rooms, working register/front gate/etc...).

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Currently certified in American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid and CPR/AED Professional Rescuer or the ability to obtain these certifications.
    • Be an Excellent role model. High moral standards, including no alcohol, drugs, smoking, or inappropriate language. Outstanding character and integrity.
    • 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:

    • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
    • Skill in the application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.
    • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical skills evaluation as stipulated by the department.
    • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork.
    • Knowledge of CPR and emergency medical procedures.
    • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
    • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures

    This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.

    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

    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
    Macon County Public Health Center
    Salary: Grade 33, $45,404
    Closing date: April 14, 2015

    Responsibilities
    This position requires an intermediate level professional nursing work in a local public health center. The employee is responsible for implementing the core process of the Macon County Employee Health program in order to promote a safe and healthy workforce and environment.

    The nursing process is utilized to assess, diagnose, establish a plan with outcome criteria, intervene, evaluate, and document consumer responses to potential health problems or acute/episodic (sick) visits.

    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; or graduation from a school of professional nursing and two years of professional nursing experience including one year of Public Health 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 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: 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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