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 Anson County Animal Shelter

Animal Control Officer

Hiring Rate $30,055 - $31,559

General Statement of Duties

 

The primary purpose of the Animal Control Officer is to enforce state and local rabies/animal control laws, foremost is the enforcement of Public Health General Statutes on Rabies Control.  This officer is responsible for ensuring that all dogs, cats and ferrets over the age of four months are vaccinated against rabies and the investigation of bites. This employee takes calls, complaints, and requests from the public concerning stray and unwanted dogs and cats, picking up stray animals as requested. Animals are transported to the Anson County Animal Shelter where the officer is responsible for the cleaning of the shelter and for feeding, watering and caring for the animals. The animals are evaluation on a case by case basis to determine outcome.  Records on all animals handled must be maintained by the ACO. 

 

The shelter is a 7 day-a-week operation that will require weekend, holiday and variable shift hours to be worked by all staff members. Normal working hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm; however, any work-related situation or public health emergency will require work hours as necessary.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

This position requires much physical effort in capturing stray/unwanted dogs and cats and lifting the animals onto the truck for transport.  Hostile animals may require more physical effort in the attempts to capture and impound.  There is much loading and unloading animals to and from the truck.  Cleaning and maintaining the shelter requires physical effort, including moving fixtures, maintaining the yard, etc.  Transporting and setting traps requires lifting, setting and moving traps – both empty and full. 

 

This position requires spending much time driving county-wide.  The officer may be exposed to hazardous conditions, including weather, difficult terrain, insects and animals while investigating complaints and impounding animals.  Time is also spent in an office setting, as well as in the animal shelter. 

 

This position requires daily contact with the public.  Not only does the Animal Control Officer have contact with animal owners, he/she must communicate with office staff, law enforcement, veterinarians, animal advocates, bite victims, state employees in the Veterinary Services Branch, the State Laboratory of Public Health, etc.  This employee must have the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the public.

 

• Knowledge of County and State laws relating to public health rabies/animal control

• Knowledge of methods of capturing animals

• Knowledge of animal diseases and their symptoms

• Knowledge of county geography and the location of roads and streets

• Skills in the use of assigned equipment

• Skills in writing and math

• Ability to maintain accurate records

• Ability to deal courteously but firmly with the public

 

Qualifications

 

Graduation from high school and one year of experience as an animal control officer, security officer, or related law enforcement role; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Successful applicant will be required to complete additional training to achieve Animal Control Officer certification levels. 

 

Pre-employment drug/alcohol testing and criminal background check required. All employees are E-verified.

 

Closing Date: August 28, 2018

 

 

Application Process:

 

Applications may be obtained from the County Website at www.co.anson.nc.us and mailed to

Roslynn K. Ingram, Human Resources Manager 101 S. Greene St. Suite 240 Wadesboro, NC 28170 or emailed to ringram@co.anson.nc.us.

 

                                                         Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

                                                                                                                           


                                                                                                                   

Wastewater Treatment Plant

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Salary Grade: 59 (Hiring Rate $27,683-$29,067)


General Statement of Duties:


This position performs a variety of responsible and advanced administrative support, records processing, data entry and related office duties requiring comprehensive knowledge of departmental rules, regulations, procedures and services. Work includes greeting the public and vendors, answering questions, relaying information, typing, data entry, and creating and maintaining accurate files and records. The employee is expected to gain a good understanding of the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) operations and its services to respond accurately to inquiries, including some technical knowledge about departmental and county processes, policies, and procedures. Customer service duties require tact and some independence of action particularly when encountering sensitive or confidential matters. Work is performed under regular supervision by the plant supervisor and is evaluated through observation, conferences, and the quality and effectiveness of the work completed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Answers telephone, direct calls and greet visitors.
  • Assists customers and employees with understanding departmental and county policies and procedures or statues as they relate to the services provided by the WWTP.
  • Reviews and verifies records and reports to ensure that information provided is correct.
  • Prepares a wide variety of documents.
  • Compiles information using standardized forms.
  • Processes accounting, purchasing and budgetary materials, including financial reports and reconciliations; orders supplies and materials.
  • This position does all billing (towns, industries and septic pumpers) for the WWTP.
  • Reviews and submits time sheets for WWTP employees.
  • Receives screens and distributes mail and documents.
  • May coordinate or assist with the work of others, typically in their absence.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The ideal candidate will have several years of experience in an administrative or clerical support capacity, and must possess excellent interpersonal skills, reliability, accuracy, and the ability to work independently on responsible administrative support tasks. Further, the candidate must demonstrate skill in application of computer technology and associated software products such as word processing, spreadsheets and data bases used in the WWTP. The person in this position must have expertise and experience in EXCEL and Basic Accounting Procedures and Regulations. This person also needs to understand budgeting and managing the budget.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Graduation from high school or GED and three years of administrative support or clerical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficient in Microsoft Office.

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 performan

Additional Requirements:

Pre-employment drug screen and background check required. All employees are E-Verified.

Application Process:

Send a completed Anson County application to Marina Adams, Admin Support, 101 South Greene St., Suite 213, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to madams@co.anson.nc.us.

Applications may be obtained at www.co.anson.nc.us.

Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Closing Date: August 24, 2018


Anson County Department of Social Services

Income Maintenance Caseworker I

Salary Grade: 61       Hiring Rate $30,055

 

General Statement of Duties

 

This employee is primarily responsible for answering the phone, greeting customers, processing mail, copying, faxing, directing incoming calls and providing assistance to customers and staff.  This employee performs paraprofessional work involving the determination or redetermination of the eligibility of applicants requesting financial, medical, or food assistance through the Department of Social Services.  Work at this level reflects the performance of one or two functions within the eligibility process such as interviewing the client, obtaining the required information, completing initial applications, or verifying the information obtained. Employee explains program(s) requirements (Food and Nutrition Services, Medicaid, Work First Family Assistance and Energy programs) and options and advises or refers customers to other program services as appropriate.  Employee computes and revises budgets as changes occur in the household or income; enters and maintains case data in the NC FAST software system; and maintains confidentiality. Employee’s work is reviewed through case review, observation, customer feedback and periodic conferences.  Employee will report to an Income Maintenance Supervisor.

 

Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities

 

Good mathematical reasoning and computational skills. Ability to communicate with customers, applicants, and the public to obtain data, and to explain and interpret rules, policies, and procedures. Ability to understand the needs and problems of customers/applicants. Ability to learn the program area of assignment and all agency programs and services which could affect the customer/applicant.

 

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

 

Requires graduation from an accredited college with an associate’s degree in business administration, accounting, human services, social sciences, secretarial science or a related field; or graduation from high school and three years of paraprofessional, administrative support, or other public contact work that involves negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, gathering and compiling data, and/or analysis of data and/or the performance of mathematical or legal tasks; or graduation from high school and two years of paraprofessional, administrative support, or other public contact work that involves negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, gathering and compiling data, and/or analysis of data and/or the performance of mathematical or legal tasks with at least one year of such experience being in an income maintenance program (Work First Family Assistance, Food and Nutrition, or Medicaid). An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

 

(All staff within the Anson County Department of Social Services are required to work in the shelter as required and when necessary)

Application Process:


Submit an Anson County application to Marina Adams, Admin Support, Suite 213, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or e-mail to madams@co.anson.nc.us. Applications may be obtained at www.co.anson.nc.us.

      Closing date:   August 27, 2018 at 5:00pm             

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

       Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer       


          

                       Department of Social Services

                   LEAD CHILD SUPPORT AGENT

                     Salary Grade: 66        Hiring Salary Range 36,921 – 38,767

 

General Statement of Duties:

Lead worker functions include staff orientation and training, assigning work, and advising staff on problems in the establishment of voluntary and involuntary support and/or obligation and enforcement of court orders. The employee will perform the duties of an Agent II approximately 75% of the time. The employee will trains and advises staff on problems and methods of: the investigation and preparation of cases (for the attorney) and determining the course of action, tracking witnesses and preparing them for testimony, assisting the attorney in the courtroom in presenting the case and reviewing evidence, negotiating agreement with the absent parent, and testifying in court as required, monitoring court-ordered payments and determining what action to take when the absent parent is in arrearages negotiate out of court, take to court, wage garnishments. Work at this level requires that the employee be able to establish, adjust, and modify work procedures according to program and legal standards. Work requires thorough knowledge of the Child Support Enforcement Program and procedures, applicable legal procedures, and general knowledge of office management practices and procedures. Employees receive supervision from the unit supervisor and assumes responsibility in the absence of supervisor.  Employee functions independently in all areas, and in deciding how staff will pursue individual cases, but confers with supervisors on major issues of grievances, equipment needs policy problems, and difficulties with the judicial system.

Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities: 

Thorough knowledge of the Child Support Enforcement Program and applicable legal procedures; considerable ability to interview clients, absent parents and related sources, and to investigate cases; considerable ability to organize, analyze, and summarize case information; basic math skills; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agents, clients and absent parents, location resources, offices of the Clerk of Court, Magistrates, District Attorney, Sheriff, other court officials, and private attorneys; ability to orient, train, review work of agents.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Graduation from high school and three years of experience in eligibility, investigative, judiciary, or legal work that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the work; and one year in IV-D; or an associate degree in business administration, human resources, law enforcement or closely related degree and two years of experience in eligibility, investigative, judiciary, or legal work that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the work and one year in IV-D; or a four year degree and one year in IV-D or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

All staff within the Anson County Department of Social Services are required to work in the shelter as required and when necessary.

Other Requirements:

Valid driver's license, drug screen, and background check required. All employees are E-Verified.                                                                 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Send an Anson County application to Marina Adams, Admin Support, 101 South Greene St., Suite 213, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to madams@co.anson.nc.us Applications may be obtained at www.co.anson.nc.us

Closing date:  August 21, 2018.                                                  

Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  


PROPERTY MAPPER

Salary Grade 65 - (Range $35,433-$52,305)

 

Research and supervisory work involving the documentation and mapping of location, size, and ownership of real property; updates county maps to reflect land parcel division by mapping splits and straights; calculates property acreage; notifies attorneys of problems regarding deeds; and assists the public in obtaining information from maps. Employee works under the supervision of the tax assessor.

Required Qualifications

Requires an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Civil Engineering or Real Estate, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; certification as a Mapper is preferred.

Additional Requirements

Valid driver’s license, drug screen, and background check required. All employees are E-Verified.

Application Process

Submit an Anson County application to Marina Adams, Admin Support, Suite 213, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to madams@co.anson.nc.us Applications may be obtained at www.co.anson.nc.us

Closing Date: Position opened until filled. First review of applications will be on 07/02/2018.

 Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


COUNTY MANAGER

Anson County, population 26,948, is seeking a successful public sector leader and professional to serve as its next County Manager. Anson County is located in the south central region of North Carolina, bordered by Richmond, Stanly and Union counties, and Chesterfield County, S.C. The county seat is Wadesboro. 

The Manager serves at the pleasure of a seven-member Board of Commissioners. This highly visible position requires a person with the ability to motivate, communicate effectively, lead, plan and execute within budget. The Manager is the chief administrative officer for 25 departments, 240 full time employees with an annual operating budget of $29 million. The responsibilities include supervising county personnel matters, preparing and submitting the annual budget, recommending the property tax rate and working closely with the Board of Commissioners to determine the goals and objectives to provide effective and efficient services to citizens. The Manager is responsible for attending all Commissioners, Economic Development Corporation, and Anson County Partnership for Children meetings. In addition, the Manager is responsible for executing orders, ordinances, and resolutions.

The person filling the position should be a positive change agent and possess the ability to motivate staff toward achievement of collectively agreed upon goals. Successful candidate must be an innovative leader and team builder with strong interpersonal skills and a proven ability to effectively interact with elected officials, employees, business leaders, and citizens.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field is required with a Master's degree preferred. Management level local government experience or comparable public administration experience is required.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Successful candidate must maintain a primary residence in Anson County. Candidate must pass drug screen and background check. A valid driver’s license is required. All employees are E-Verified.

SALARY: The County will offer a competitive salary and benefit package to the selected candidate. Salary shall be commensurate with experience, education, and proven ability.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and County application to Denise Cannon, Clerk to the Board, 101 South Greene St., Suite 205, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to dcannon@co.anson.nc.us Applications may be obtained on the County website at www.co.anson.nc.us


Closing Date: The position is open until filled.

Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS COORDINATOR

  Salary Grade 69 - Salary Range$ 41,770 - $64,744

 

General Statement of Duties:

This position is advanced professional environmental health work coordinating Anson County’s environmental health program and promoting public health through developing and implementing programs of education, surveillance, consultation, inspection and enforcement of state, local and federal environmental health laws and regulations.  Work in this position is characterized by a combination of direct service in basic environmental health programs with the additional responsibility of planning for an overall environmental health program.  This employee provides supervision of other environmental health staff. 

Minimum Training & Experience:

Minimum of two years of experience as an Environmental Health Specialist in a local health department or a related setting. 

 

Additional Training and Experience:

Registered as an Environmental Health Specialist by the North Carolina State Board of Environmental Health Specialist Examiners; Authorization in On-Site Wastewater required; additional environmental health authorizations by NC DEH; valid North Carolina driver’s license

 

Additional Requirements:

Valid NC driver’s license. Drug screen and background check required. All employees are E-Verified.

Previous supervisory experience preferred.  Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Application Process:

Submit an Anson County application to Marina Adams, Admin Support, 101 South Greene St., Suite 213, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to madams@co.anson.nc.us 

Closing Date:  Position open until filled

 Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer