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ANSON COUNTY GOVERNMENT
EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN – PARAMEDIC

 

 

Salary Grade: 65 (Hiring Range $31,355 - $32,922 depending on the candidates experience, qualifications and skills)

 

General Statement of Duties

            This employee performs paramedic level life support, stabilization procedures, and emergency medical care in the Emergency Medical Services unit of the County.

 Distinguishing Features of the Class

            An employee in this class performs emergency medical procedures at the certified paramedic level, performing professional advanced life support work in operating in approved mobile medical unit, rescuing victims and performing advanced emergency care including the administration of life sustaining treatment to patients on-site and while en route to area hospitals.  Work involves responding to the scene of emergency and non-emergency calls, applying necessary medical treatment to sick or injured persons, and transporting persons to a medical facility.  Employees serve as a member of a response unit and are responsible for the medical care administered to the patient.  Work requires considerable independent judgment in assessing the condition of patients and applying short-term relief.  Employees are exposed to the normal hazards of emergency rescue work, including risk of exposure to human body fluids and infectious diseases, thus the work is subject to the OSHA requirements for blood borne pathogens.  Work is performed in accordance with established EMT and medical procedures and under departmental and local medical director approved protocols.  Work is performed under the supervision of a shift supervisor and is evaluated through peer review, conferences, observation, discussion of procedures at emergency scenes, and public feedback.

Qualifications

The position requires a High School Graduate or equivalent and possession of an Emergency Technician certification at the Paramedic level.

 

This position is open until filled.

 

Anson County Government

101 S. Greene Street

Suite 213

Wadesboro, NC 28170

 

*Pre-employment Drug/Alcohol Testing, and Criminal Background Check Required* 

***Anson County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age or disability in employment or provisions of service.***

Anson County Government

Veterinary Medicine Tech

Salary Grade: 61 ($26,596 - $41,224)

 

 

General Statement of Duties – Performs a variety of responsible administrative support and office duties requiring knowledge of departmental rules, regulations, procedures and services.  Performs activities required to provide general care to the animals within the shelter, and to ensure compliance with all applicable state and local laws, rules and regulations, including NCDHHS, Public Health and NCDA&CS, Animal Welfare laws, rules and regulations on Rabies Control, Euthanasia and Shelter Operations. 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – An employee in this class performs a variety of direct care to animals, administrative support, records processing, data entry, and related office duties.  Work includes laboratory, examination and treatment of animals at the shelter, maintaining animal records and billing information for the care of animals.  Additional routine duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Prepare and label medications
  • Clean and organize examination rooms
  • Cleaning of the kennels and outside runs
  • Order, organize, label and restock supplies and pet foods
  • Feed, walk and bathe animals
  • Assist with the training of new employees and volunteers
  • Answering questions and giving accurate information regarding the animals, relaying information, typing or data entry work, and creating and maintaining accurate files and records
  • Assist with the intake process of the animals
  • Euthanize animals as required
  • Administration of rabies and other vaccines 

The employee is expected to have a good understanding of the work unit and/or the County and its services to respond to inquiries, including some technical knowledge about departmental or county processes, policies, and procedures. Customer service duties require tact and some independence of action particularly when encountering sensitive or confidential matters.  Work typically follows established procedures; precedent setting situations are referred to others. Specific oral and/or written instructions are available to apply to most work situations. Work includes the use of modern office technology including word processing, data base, spreadsheet and other software. Work is performed under regular supervision and is evaluated through observation, conferences, and the quality and effectiveness of the work completed.

 

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements – Graduation from high school supplemented by experience with animal shelter and general care of animals and clerical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Requires current State Euthanasia and Vaccination Certifications, or the ability to obtain one within twelve (12) months of hire. 

 

An Anson County Government Application must be completed and sent to:

Anson County Health Department

P.O. Box 473

Wadesboro, NC 28170

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG/ALCOHOL TESTING AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED

Anson County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age or disability in employment or provision of service.

 

 

Anson County Government

Part-Time Animal Shelter Attendant

Pay Rate:  $9.00 per hour, maximum 19 hours per week 

Description of Work - Reporting to the Animal Services Director, this position is responsible for caring for and feeding animals at the Animal Shelter; cleaning kennels, cages, etc.; and clerical duties as instructed by the Animal Services Director.   

Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesExcellent interpersonal skills, reliability, and the ability to perform physically and mentally demanding work are essential for success in this position.  Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities include:

  • Handling animals humanely, caringly and safely
  • Cleaning of kennels and cages
  • Answering telephone (always with a smile)
  • Preparing and maintaining accurate records
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with the public and other employees
  • Operating/using safely and accurately department approved equipment and devices
  • Using fax machine, copier and computers
  • Promoting quality customer service
  • Working well in a team oriented work environment

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements Graduation from high school or GED.  

Candidate must have a valid North Carolina driver’s license and a good driving record.  The animal services department is a 7 day-a-week operation that will require weekend, holiday and variable shift hours to be worked.  This position’s routine work schedule is Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 

The ideal candidate understands the value of personal responsibility, mutual respect and teamwork, honesty and integrity, positive communications, punctuality and exemplary attendance and is motivated to deliver excellence in overall performance.

An Anson County Government Application must be completed and sent to:

Anson County Health Department

P.O. Box 473

Wadesboro, NC 28170

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED 

PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG/ALCOHOL TESTING AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED

Anson County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age or disability in employment or provision of service.

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Anson County Government

Job Posting
FINANCE OFFICER

Salary Grade: 80          ($58,117 - $90,082)

 

 Anson County is seeking an experienced Finance Officer.  With an estimated population of 26,948, Anson County is located 50 miles southeast of Charlotte.  Staffing consists of the Finance Officer, one accounting officer, two accounting technicians and one part-time finance clerk. 

Description of Work –Responsibilities include performing administrative, supervisory, and fiscal control work for County finance operations with an annual general fund operating budget of $27 million.  Work involves planning, coordinating, and directing all aspects of County financial management and administration, which includes the receipt, disbursement and accounting of County revenues and expenditures, managing the investment of County funds, and assisting the County Manager in preparing the annual budget.  Also supervises the Administrative Unit employees, which includes purchasing, accounts payable, and other accounting functions. 

An important part of the Finance Officer’s work includes the development of County revenues, expenditures and year-end balances forecasts along with evaluation and recommendations of internal financial policies. 

Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesThe successful candidate will demonstrate considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of public finance administration, including governmental accounting; knowledge of the fiscal policies and statutory requirements governing County funds, including County Ordinances, Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) pronouncements and North Carolina General Statutes; knowledge of the organization and functions of county government and the financial issues that impact them. The successful candidate will also demonstrate the ability to supervise, train, and evaluate the work of employees in accounting and related financial operations and to design, prepare, and evaluate analytical and interpretive financial statements.  Independent judgment and initiative are required in ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal laws and ordinances regarding governmental financial operations. 

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements – Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, or a related field, and 3-5 years of managerial accounting experience, preferably in a government setting; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  CPAs with related County government experience are strongly encouraged to apply.  Compensation is commensurate with experience and other qualifications.  Candidate must be bondable as this position is legally responsible for the County’s funds. 

Criminal background checks will be conducted on final candidates.  Pre-employment drug test also required. 

The ideal candidate understands the value of personal responsibility, mutual respect, teamwork, honesty, integrity, positive communications, punctuality, and exemplary attendance.  Ideal candidate is also motivated to deliver excellence in overall performance.

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

An Anson County Government Application must be completed and sent to:

Anson County Government

Attention: County Manager’s Office

101 S. Greene Street, Suite 205

Wadesboro, NC 28170

 

*Pre-employment drug/alcohol testing and criminal background check are required*
Anson County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age or disability in employment or provisions of service



Anson County Government
Animal Services Director

Salary Grade: 64 Hiring Range: ($30,091 - $46,640)

Applicants are encouraged to apply by April 22, 2016

Anson County Government is currently recruiting for an Animal Services Director.  The Anson County Animal Shelter opened in April 2014 and is a modern 5,500 square foot facility conveniently located on Highway 74 in Polkton.

Staffing currently consists of an Animal Services Director, two animal control officers, one full-time animal shelter assistant, and one part-time shelter assistant.  This vacancy notice is for the Animal Services Director, who is responsible for managing the animal shelter and animal control for Anson County with an estimated population 26,948.

Description of Work - The Animal Services Director is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, managing and supervising the daily activities of the animal shelter and animal control to ensure compliance with all applicable state and local laws, rules and regulations. Additionally, the Animal Services Director will be involved in developing and overseeing volunteer, adoption and public education programs; supporting fundraising efforts; and fostering good community relations.  Other duties include training and evaluating staff, developing and monitoring the budget, evaluating program and community needs and representing the animal services program in meetings with county officials and community agencies.   

Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesThe ideal candidate will have at least three (3) years of experience in shelter management and animal control field operations, and current knowledge of public health rabies laws and NCDA requirements.  A strong background in managing staff, training and mentoring personnel and volunteers, along with good interpersonal and leadership skills is essential in this position.  Demonstrated expertise in working with diverse constituents, including public customers, volunteers, and animal activists is highly desirable.  A commitment to high quality animal care standards and to the successful placement of adoptable animals is mandatory.  Adequate computer knowledge and skills is necessary to conduct business activities.   

The ideal candidate will possess the abilities to:
·         Ensure that shelter animals receive proper care;
·         Screen animals upon intake arrival at shelter;
·         Maintain clean facilities and adequate inventories of food, supplies and equipment;
·         Plan, manage, and direct work of shelter staff, animal control officers and volunteers;
·         Read, interpret and explain rules, regulations, and procedures;
·         Hire, train and supervise animal control officers and shelter staff;
·         Supervise volunteers;
·         Establish and maintain effective relationships with the public;
·         Use shelter management and animal control equipment, including biohazards, grooming tools, communication radios, capture devices, etc.;
·         Inaugurate and sustain working relationships with public health and NCDA officials;
·         Prepare and submit all animal control/shelter paperwork, reports, etc. as required.

Minimum Training and Experience RequirementsGraduation from high school and three years of experience in animal care, shelter management and/or animal control; prefer a Veterinary Technician Degree with current State Euthanasia and Vaccination Certifications.  If State Euthanasia and Vaccination Certifications are not current, applicant must have the ability to obtain within six (6) months.  Candidate must have and maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license. 

The shelter is a 7 day-a-week operation that will require weekend, holiday and variable shift hours to be worked by the Director and staff.

The ideal candidate understands the value of personal responsibility, mutual respect, teamwork, honesty, integrity, positive communications, punctuality, and exemplary attendance.  Ideal candidate is also motivated to deliver excellence in overall performance.

 An Anson County Government Application must be completed and sent to:
Anson County Government
Attention: County Manager’s Office
101 S. Greene Street, Suite 205
Wadesboro, NC 28170

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG/ALCOHOL TESTING AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED

Anson County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age or disability in employment or provision of service.