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County Manager Vacancy – Anson County, North Carolina   

Anson County, population 26,948, is seeking a successful public sector leader and professional to serve as its next County Manager.  The Manager reports to and serves at the pleasure of a seven-member Board of Commissioners, elected by districts.  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 $27 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 board meetings and meetings of the Anson Economic Development Cooperation and the Anson County Partnership for Children.  In addition, the Manager is responsible for executing orders, ordinances, and resolutions.  The person filling this position should be a positive change agent and possess the ability to motivate staff toward achievement of collectively agreed upon goals.


Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business or related field required.  Master of Public Administration (MPA) preferred, or equivalent combination of training and experience.  Prefer at least five (5) years of progressively responsible local government experience, including knowledge of state law governing county administration.  Ideal applicant will have good oral skills, knowledge of finance/budget, board relationship, administrative ability and a community presence.

Special Requirements

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.  Selected candidate must maintain a primary residence in Anson County.  Salary shall be commensurate with experience, education and proven ability. 

Qualified applicants should mail their letter of interest, resume and application to Anna H. Baucom, Chair, Anson County Board of Commissioners, 101 South Greene Street, Suite 205, Wadesboro, NC 28170.   Deadline for submitting applications is May 15, 2015.    Anson County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Pre-employment drug screen and criminal background checks required.



Anson County Department of Social Services

SALARY GRADE:  63         Hiring Range:  $28,878 - $30,322  

(Hiring Range is for candidates who meet/exceed the minimum qualifications)

Employee is responsible for the process of determining/redetermining applicants/customers eligibility for Economic Services Programs (Food & Nutrition Services, Family & Children’s Medicaid, Adult Medicaid and Crisis/Energy Programs).  Process will include the functions of intake, processing and review determination. Work at this level includes such tasks as the interviewing of customers to obtain required information, completing initial applications, verifying the information obtained, determining program requirements and options and advise or refer customers to other program services as appropriate. Employee will report to an Income Maintenance Supervisor.  Employee must be a team player, and have excellent communication skills.  Employee must have a good knowledge of program requirements. Employee is accountable for the work performed keeping in mind the negative impact errors have upon the county as well as the customer and his/her family in determining and re-determining case eligibility. This employee must be able to deal with customers in a professional manner in both positive and negative situations. Employees in Income Maintenance Programs work closely as a team and assist in developing systems that improve customer service.  Employee must have good computer skills.


Minimum training and experience are graduate from an accredited associate degree program in Human Services Technology, Social Services Associate, Paralegal Technology, Business Administration, Secretarial Science, ITS Technology or a closely related curriculum; or graduation from high school and two years of paraprofessional, clerical, or other public contact experience which include negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, gathering and compiling data, analysis of data and/or performance of mathematical or legal tasks; or graduation from high school and three years of paraprofessional, clerical or other public contact experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. One year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker or equivalent combination of training and experience is required. 

Applications accepted until 5:00 p.m. on May 22, 2015.


*Pre-employment drug/alcohol testing and criminal background check are required*

Applications should be sent to:

Lula Jackson, Director

Anson County Department of Social Services

118 N. Washington Street

Wadesboro, N.C. 28170

EMT Paramedic - Shift Supervisor

Salary Grade: 68 ($35,475 - $54,894)

General Statement of Duties:

Under general supervision, performs supervisory, skilled and technical work in directing emergency medical service operations on an assigned shift.  Employee is responsible for the medical care administered during the shift, insuring the equipment is in working condition, supplies are available on each vehicle and that each vehicle is staffed with qualified personnel.  Employee is also responsible for monitoring the maintenance of Emergency Services buildings and grounds, as well as Emergency Services vehicles.  Considerable independent judgment and initiative are required in dealing with the public and carrying out assigned shift work. Reports to the EMS Manager.

Distinguishing Features of the Class:

The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification.  It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class.  The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.

•  Supervises and coordinates all aspects of the County emergency medical services operation on an assigned shift; assures that all equipment is in working condition; insures that materials and supplies on each vehicle are ample and that each mobile unit is staffed with qualified personnel. 

•  Reviews ambulance call reports to ensure compliance with established policies, procedures and protocols applicable to types of rescue calls answered, investigating deviations as they are found.

•  Responds to emergency calls as a supervisor and technician; performs necessary rescue work and administers emergency medical care, per ALS protocol.

•  Coordinates minor maintenance and repairs on mobile units and Emergency Services grounds and buildings.

•  Attends monthly inter-service meetings to keep up with any new developments and techniques in the Emergency Services field.  Maintains EMT-P, ACLS, PALS,  and  BTLS certifications.

•  Provides assistance to members of volunteer emergency service organizations in County, as requested. 

•  Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic.  Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license.

The position requires a High School Graduate or equivalent and possession of an EMTP, ACLS, PALS and BTLS certifications and valid NC driver’s license. 

A County application may be obtained from www.co.anson.nc.us.  Please submit resume and completed application to: 

 Anson County EMS

2230 Country Club Road

Wadesboro NC 28170

The deadline for submissions is 5:00 PM on Monday, April 6th, 2015.

*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.