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WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR

Salary Grade: 60

Hiring Salary $28,846-$30,287 DOQ

           

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

Performs a variety of operational, laboratory, and maintenance duties designed to provide safe disposal of domestic and commercial waste materials. Work includes monitoring the plant’s operation through observation, mechanical readings and the results of standard chemical and biological tests to make necessary adjustments in the process as conditions or test results dictate.  Other duties include assisting with plant and facilities maintenance and substantial record keeping of work activities.  Employees are subject to hazards associated with plant operations including working both inside and outside environments, in extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to various hazards such as loud noises, moving mechanical parts, electrical current, chemicals, fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases and poor ventilation.  Workers may be required to wear respirators when working around chemical tanks.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED. Candidate must possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license and obtain Grade-1 Certification within one year of employment. Experience in the operation and maintenance of a water or wastewater treatment plant preferred.

Candidate must be able to physically perform basic life functions of walking, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and hearing.  Candidate must also be able to perform work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally; and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently.  Must possess the visual acuity to read gauges, dials, and observe moving parts of machines, and to record and review written records. 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submit an Anson County application to Marina Adams, 101 South Greene St. Suite 240 Wadesboro, NC 28170. Applications may be obtained at www.co.anson.nc.us

CLOSING DATE: August 3, 2018

 

Anson County is an equal opportunity employer

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NUTRITION PROGRAM SUPERVISOR

Salary Grade 65

Range $35,433-$54,920

General Statement of Duties

Performs supervisory and administrative work overseeing the congregate and home-delivered meal programs for citizens of the County in accordance with rules and regulations.

General Description

Supervises a program for congregate meals at meal sites and for home delivered meals for senior citizens. Work includes supervising staff at the sites, including training and oversight to assure staff adherence to policies and procedures; recruiting and orientating volunteers; ordering meals and assuring meals provided meet nutrition and safety guidelines; working with meal provider if problems occur; promoting the program; assessing eligibility for home meals and maintaining waiting list; maintaining client files; monitoring delivery to assure temperature guidelines are met; maintaining reports of program activities; and delivering meals when needed. The employee develops program policies & procedures needed to ensure required program goals are attained and reported in a timely and efficient manner. The employee actively promotes the program and its objectives to churches, civic organizations, senior groups and the public in general.  The employee is responsible for hiring, monitoring and assisting site managers with all aspects of the program at each site.  The employee  is also responsible for all record keeping and reporting requirements associated with the program.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Elderly Services and work is reviewed through an evaluation of services provided and program efficiency and effectiveness.

Essential Duties and Tasks

  • Directs services provided by the congregate and home-delivered meal programs in accordance with policies and procedures governing the program.
  • Determines client eligibility and periodically reevaluates client situations to determine continued eligibility to receive services; conducts in-home visits with clients or potential clients of aging services; maintains waiting list
  • Develops program and site operational procedures to ensure that meals are provided on time, are nutritious, and of high quality.
  • Promotes public awareness of the programs and its objectives through public presentations, and through local media.
  • Recruits and trains volunteers and providing on-going communication about the program.
  • Supervises nutrition site workers, provides or arranges necessary training, counsels employees and volunteers, evaluates employee performance and advises them on performance improvement measures.
  • Monitors services provided by the vendor providing the meals, discusses and resolves any shortcomings.
  • Assures the cleanliness of facilities through periodic inspections; takes necessary corrective actions.
  • Maintains records documenting service activities and expenses and prepares reports.
  • Orders supplies and equipment for centers.
  • Substitutes for site managers in their absence; delivers meals if needed.
  • Attends training on grant and program requirements. 

Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of various County programs and ability to refer potential clients to appropriate agencies.
  • Considerable knowledge of nutrition, sanitary standards as they apply to food service facilities and the storage and serving of meals.
  • Ability to assess needs and make eligibility determinations.
  • Ability to motivate, plan, coordinated, organize, assign, monitor, and train large number of volunteers.
  • Ability to recruit and train part-time workers and volunteers involved in the provision of nutritional services.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms, including skill in public speaking.
  • Ability to establish and maintain proper working relationships with senior citizens, supervisors, and other employees.
  • Ability to work with and demonstrated special interest in the needs and desires of senior citizens.
  • Ability to maintain program records and documentation.
  • Ability to relate to and understand the needs of elderly and disabled clients. 

Physical Requirements

Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motion. Must be able to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects. Must possess the visual acuity to prepare data and reports, to read extensively and to operate a computer terminal.

Desirable Education and Experience

Graduation from high school and experience in human services including work with volunteers; or an equivalent combination of experience and training.

Additional Requirements

Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license. Favorable drug screen and background check. All employees are Everified.

Closing Date: July 30, 2018 at 5:00pm

Application Process

Send a completed Anson County application to Denise Cannon, 101 South Greene St., Suite 205, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to dcannon@co.anson.nc.us Applications may be obtained at the County website at www.co.anson.nc.us

 

Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Human Resources Manager

Salary Grade: 75 ($53,465 - $82,869)

 

Anson County is seeking an experienced Human Resources Manager.  With an estimated population of 26,948, Anson County is located 50 miles southeast of Charlotte.

Description of Work – The successful candidate will perform administrative and professional work in directing the human resources systems and programs for the County. Work involves planning, organizing, developing, and implementing a variety of personnel programs in cooperation with managerial levels in the organization. Work includes developing policies and programs, researching professional journals and materials, and planning for the implementation of effective human resources systems and practices with department heads and employees.  Functions include recruitment and selection, benefits communication, property and liability and worker's compensation.  Also involves employee compensation, training, and relations.  Work requires an understanding of the laws and regulations affecting the human resources management field, considerable judgment and initiative in the development of programs and policy interpretation and application, and sound judgment in maintaining confidentiality regarding personnel actions.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the County Manager and work is evaluated by discussion, reports, observation, and feedback from managers and employees.

Essential Duties and Tasks

Advises the County Manager and departments on human resources related laws and issues; confers with department heads on policy issues and interpretation; advises employees on personnel policy and program matters.

             

Works closely with departments on employee relations and recruitment and selection issues providing consultation on policy, effective and modern practices and legal requirements where applicable.

Advertises for vacancies; screens applications and refers to departments; participates in interviewing and selection processes. 

Maintains employee personnel files documenting personnel actions.

Orients employees to County policies and practices; enrolls employees in benefit programs and assists in applying for benefits.

Arranges training on safety and work related issues.

Broker contracts for employee health insurance and supplemental insurance coverage. 

Administers workers compensation, general liability, and property policies.

Develops and recommends human resources programs and policies; researches existing and new programs for alternative and innovative proposals.

Develops and implements mechanisms to monitor and track FMLA and monitors employees’ absences.

Conducts exit interviews with departing employees.

Prepares operating budget for HR Department.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – The successful candidate will demonstrate considerable knowledge of:

·      The theory, principles and practices of personnel administration including the functional areas cited above;

·      The laws, rules, and regulations that apply to personnel policies and practices in the public sector;

·      The trends and modern technology now being implemented in the fields.

The successful candidate will also have the ability to:

  • Establish and maintain an effective central human resources program and to provide management with costs projections, statistical trends, and personnel accomplishments;
  • Develop long term plans and goals for the human resources program;
  • Analyze facts, programs, and benefits costs and make recommendations and reports in oral and written forms;
  • Maintain the confidentiality of personnel records and discussions;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with officials, department heads, line supervisors, employees, and the public.

Minimum Training and Experience RequirementsGraduation from a two year college, preferably a four degree in personnel, business or related human service field and several years progressively responsible experience in human resources management, preferably including some supervisory experience. PHR, SPHR or GPHR certification preferred. 

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.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Qualified applicants should submit a 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: August 6, 2018

 

Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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ATHLETIC PROGRAMS SUPERVISOR

Salary Grade 64

Hiring Range $34,004-$35,703 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
 
Under direction, the purpose of the position is to oversee the activities of the athletic program of the Parks and Recreation Department. Employees in this classification perform managerial and coordinating work.  Position is responsible for promoting, organizing, coordinating and overseeing the athletic programs; supervising and guiding coaches, officials, and referees; and preparing documents/reports for the athletic program. Reports to Recreation Director. Performs related work as directed.
 
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Plans, organizes, coordinates, and oversees the athletic program for adults and children of Anson County; prepares special events.
 
Establishes and prepares schedules and rules for each athletic event; ensures participation of coaches, officials and volunteers.
 
Assists the public with information concerning athletic program and events; submits schedule of events to newspaper; prepares and delivers athletic information to local schools; provides sign-up sheets.
 
Recommends purchase of new equipment and supplies; recommends new programs.
 
Maintains fields and equipment; prepares athletic fields.
 
Prepares documents/reports concerning the athletic program as required.
 
Attends workshops and classes; conducts and attends program meetings.
 
Answers telephone call; type schedules and rules; performs housekeeping duties as needed.
 
Takes reservations for park facilities.
 
Performs related duties as directed.
 
 
ADA COMPLIANCE
 
Physical Ability: Tasks  involve  the  regular  and,  at  times,  sustained performance of moderately physically  demanding  work,  typically  involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping,  kneeling,  crouching, and crawling, and that may involve some lifting,  carrying,  pushing and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds).
 
Dexterity:  Requires the ability to perform semi-skilled coordinated movements, such as those required to operate office equipment and athletic equipment.
 
Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds. Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination. Some tasks require oral communications ability.
 
Environmental Factors: Tasks may risk exposure to heat, cold, toxic agents/chemicals, dusts, disease, machinery, explosives, violence, and electrical currents.

 

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
 
Bachelor's degree in recreation administration, physical education, or closely related field; supplemented by up to one (1) to  two (2) years previous  experience  and/or  training  involving   general knowledge of athletics, preparation of athletic  fields, lifeguarding, and parks and recreation; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
 
A valid driver’s license is required. Must be or have the ability to be certified in CPR and first aid and lifeguarding; must possess computer skills. 
 
Drug screen and background check required. All employees are E-Verified.
 
APPLICATION PROCESS:

Qualified applicants should submit a County application to Jeff Waisner, 845 Airport Rd., Wadesboro, NC 28170. Applications may be obtained on the County website at www.co.anson.nc.us

 

Closing Date: July 27, 2018

 

Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Utility Maintenance Worker

Grade 59-Salary: $27,683-$29,067



GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Performs maintenance on the water system of Anson County. Responsible for reading and recording meters, repairing leaks, flushing lines, and installing and repairing pipes. Rotating on call duty will be mandatory. Subject to working with construction equipment, inside and outside environments, in extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to hazards such as gases, moving mechanical parts, and raw sewage.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, pushing, lifting, grasping, talking 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 of force constantly to move objects. Must possess the visual acuity to perform mechanical or other trades’ tasks to perform visual inspections of small parts and machine operation, to use measurement devices, to determine the accuracy and completeness of work, to operate equipment and to keep records of activities.

MINMIMUM QUALIFCATIONS

High school diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license. Candidates with CDL’s preferred.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

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

APPLICATION PROCESS

Submit an Anson County application to Beth Dunn, Human Resources Manager at 101 South Greene St. Suite 240 Wadesboro, NC 28170. Applications may be obtained at www.co.anson.nc.us

Closing Date: July 27, 2018 (Deadline extended)

 

Anson County is an equal opportunity employer

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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 Beth Dunn, Human Resources Manager, Suite 240, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to bdunn@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

  

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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 filing 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 Beth Dunn, Human Resources Manager, 101 South Greene St., Suite 240, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to bdunn@co.anson.nc.us 

    Closing Date:  Position open until filled


     Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer