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      Part-Time Animal Shelter Attendant

      Pay Rate:  $9.45 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.  

      The animal services department is a 7 day-a-week operation that will require weekend, holiday and variable shift hours. 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.

       

      Additional Requirements- Drug screen and background check required. All employees are E-Verified.

      Application Process-Submit an Anson County application to Beth Dunn, Human Resources Manager, 101 South Greene St., Suite 205, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to bdunn@co.anson.nc.us Applications may be obtained at www.co.anson.nc.us

      Closing Date- Applications must be received by September 4, 2017.

       

      Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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      GIS ANALYST

      Salary Grade 72 ($45,007 - $69,761)

      General Description

      This position performs skilled computer system administration, map drafting and related technical work in the preparation and maintenance of the County’s Geographic Information System.

      Specific Duties and Responsibilities

      This employee operates sophisticated GIS computer software to create, edit and maintain various GIS layers, resolve data discrepancies and to prepare maps for the purpose of land parcel inventory, emergency response, identifying jurisdictional boundaries and for other county purposes. Work includes reviewing all property transfers and splits to update the parcel layer, development of various layers for specific purposes such as fire districts, census data, mutual aid and voting districts. Other duties include serving as consultant to county departments and municipalities in the assessment and development of specialized GIS layers and fieldwork with GIS survey equipment to identify and map various installed features such as hydrants, water and sewer lines, manholes, catch basins, meters and perform other related task as required. Employee works under the direct supervision of the Tax Assessor.

      Minimum Qualifications

      Bachelor’s Degree in geography, information technology or related fields and considerable experience in GIS Mapping or related work, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Certification as a MAPPER by the NC Property Mappers Association is desirable.

      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 205, 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 08/28/2017.

       

       Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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      Child Support Agent II

      Salary Grade: 65 ($33,746 - $35,432)

      (Depending on the candidates’ experience, qualifications and skills)


      Description of Work

      The Child Support Agent II provides child support services to clients whose children are receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Medicaid, Foster Home Services, or are non-recipients in need of support services.  The purpose of this position is to assure that minor children receive support from those parents who are legally responsible for providing such support. This position assists those who are in need of child support through location, paternity, establishing orders, the enforcement of court support orders through administrative methods and collection services, and investigation in preparation of cases for court presentation.

      Essential Duties and Tasks

      The duties involved are the initiation, preparation, organization, and enforcement of child support orders in a Child Support Enforcement (IV-D) program. This position requires the ability to relate to a variety of individuals with differing degrees of understanding about the Child Support Program. It requires in-depth investigation and preparation of cases for court, the enforcement of court support orders, and variables affecting a case and the independent role in presenting cases (with the attorney) in the courtroom.

      Qualifications

      This position requires a four year degree and six months experience in eligibility, investigative, judiciary, or legal work that provides knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the work; or an associate’s 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 knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the work; or graduation from high school and three years of experience in eligibility, investigative, judiciary, or legal work that provides knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

      Additional Requirements

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

      Application Process:

      Send a completed Anson County application to Beth Dunn, Anson County Human Resources101 S. Greene St. Suite 205 Wadesboro, NC 28170. An application may be obtained from County website at  www.co.anson.nc.us.

      Closing date: 08/23/2017

       

      Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

       
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    Public Health Nurse I

    Salary Grade 70 $41,453-$43,526

    General Statement of Duties

    The Anson County Health Department has a vacancy for a Public Health Nurse I. This position will provide primary, preventive and rehabilitative care to individuals and families in the Family Planning, STD, Maternity, Immunization, General Health, and Sickle Cell counseling clinics. The nurse demonstrates and implements techniques of nursing care through preventive, primary, supervision, and counseling services to infants, children, and adults. This position will include clinical work and assisting with physical exams performed by the Family Nurse Practitioner and/or MD. The nurse will provide care coordination, teaching, referrals, and supportive counseling in the clinical programs. The nurse may also provide confidential services/care in the home setting and answer questions that often arise.

     

    Minimum Training and Experience

    Graduation  from a four-year college or university with a  B.S. Degree in Nursing, which includes a Public Health Nursing rotation, two years of Public Health Nursing experience; or graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing and three years of professional nursing experience, two of which must have been in public health; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must be licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina by the N.C., Board of Nursing. 

    Additional Requirements:

    Valid NC drivers 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, 101 South Greene St., Suite 205, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to bdunn@co.anson.nc.us  A certified copy of college transcript must be attached to application.

    Closing Date:  (Deadline extended) Applications must be received by 5:00pm August 22, 2017.

     

    Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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    ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS COORDINATOR

      Grade 69 - Salary $ 39,781 - $61,661

     

    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 205, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to bdunn@co.anson.nc.us Applications may be obtained at www.co.anson.nc.us

    Closing Date:  Position open until filled


     Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Anson County Sheriff Office

    Detention Officer

    Salary Grade 62 - $29,826-$31,597

    General Description

    Under general supervision, the purpose of the position is to ensure the security and detainment of inmates in the Anson County Jail.  Employees in this classification perform specialized law enforcement work. Position is responsible for admitting and booking inmates; ensuring security of inmates; and preparing and transporting inmates for court appearances.  Performs related work as directed.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

     Provides security at the County jail; monitors inmates and performs intake, supervision, and out processing of inmates.

    Checks all security devices for proper working condition; conducts of security rounds; assists in cell inspections. Observes cameras for surveillance of jail.

    Monitors inmates; ensures orderly behavior; maintains a safe and secure environment; ensures inmates do not harm others or themselves; closely monitors inmates who may be suicidal.  Advises inmates as needed regarding behaviors, policies, procedures, etc.  Physically stops and/or restrains inmates who engage in physical confrontations or related behaviors.

    Counts and accounts for all inmates at the beginning and end of assigned shift.

    Processes incoming inmates.  Searches property, clothing, bags, and possessions; secures property; provides rules and regulations; photographs inmate; issues linens and hygiene supplies.  Performs body searches as necessary.  Completes all necessary paperwork and places in appropriate files/records.  Places inmates in assigned cells.  Provides meals.

    Processes outgoing inmates who are bonded, release, or transferred.  Returns personal property.  Completes required paperwork regarding release/transfer.

    Provides emergency medical care to inmates as necessary; assists physicians in providing medical care; ensures inmates receive necessary medications.

    Disposes of contraband in accordance with established policies and procedures.

    Supervises visitations from family, friends, and other visitors; supervises phone calls made by inmates; monitors actions of all people entering the jail, i.e. vendors, lawyers, etc.; ensures their safety and adherence to center security procedures.

    Transports inmates to hospitals, courts, or other jail facilities.  Monitors inmates in court.

    Prepares records, documentation, logs, and other required paperwork pertaining to daily operations, inmate related activities, etc.

    Reports any unusual behaviors or incidents to supervisors.

    Assembles inmates being transported to court, hospital, or other jail facilities.

    Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED required. Previous detention officer or BLET training preferred. Background check and drug screen required. Must complete DOCC Certification within one year of employment.

    Physical Ability: Tasks involve the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 100 pounds).

    Dexterity: Requires the ability to perform skilled coordinated movements, such as those required to operate a vehicle, firearms, and other emergency equipment.

    Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors.  Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds.  Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate odors.  Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination.  Some tasks require oral communications ability.

    Environmental Factors: Tasks may risk exposure to disease and violence.

    Application Process: Please submit an Anson County application to Freddie Paxton, Jail Administrator, 119 North Washington St. Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to fpaxton@co.anson.nc.us Application may be obtained at www.co.anson.nc.us

    Closing date Open until filled

     

    Anson County in an Equal Opportunity Employer

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      Anson County Health Department

      Public Health Educator

       Grade 63 - Salary $31,080-$32,634 DOQ

      Communicate to the residents of Anson County the public health strategies for addressing health issues through services, presentations/programs, outreach, education, marketing, advocacy, agency activities and accomplishments. Raise awareness about public health issues and emerging trends: develop health promotion materials; and establish and maintain cooperative relationships with representatives of the community, clients, employees, public interest groups, and the media.

      General Statement of Duties:

      Independently responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive health education program, work closely with program staff in designing specific educational programs for targeted audiences, prepares and selects educational program and materials to improve citizen’s quality of life with an emphasis on promoting health lifestyles. This job will be accomplished by utilizing a variety of marketing and outreach methods and materials (brochures, media releases, PowerPoints, displays, presentations, website, etc.), develop broad and targeted messages related to health promotion, emerging public health issues/topics, public health services, (public friendly) health data, and agency accomplishments. Also, works with those with chronic disease to assist them to maintain optimal level of functioning. Represent Anson County Health Department in the community by positive interaction with customers, community organizations.

      Minimum Training & Experience:

      A master’s degree in public health education or in public health with a major in public health education; or graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in health education and two years’ experience in public health education or a related field; or graduation from a four-year college or university and three years’ experience in public health education; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

      Additional Training and Experience:

      Individuals employed in a local health department without a B.S. Degree which includes a public health nursing rotation will be required to complete a public health nurse training program as a condition of continued employment in accordance with health services commission rule.

      Additional Requirements:

      Valid NC drivers 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, 101 South Greene St., Suite 205, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to bdunn@co.anson.nc.us Applications may be obtained at www.co.anson.nc.us

      Closing Date:

      Position open until filled.

      (Deadline extended, previous applicants need not re-apply. Applications are still under consideration)

       

      Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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        PART TIME

        TRANSIT DRIVER / PASSENGER ASSISTANT

        $10.77 per hr.

        General Description

        An employee in this class operates a vehicle to transport passengers to their destinations. Work involves following assigned routes and making adjustments to ensure efficient use of time and vehicles. Work requires providing assistance for passengers in and out of vehicles and buildings, assisting passengers with mobility devices, and possibly collecting fees for services. Employees keep records of passengers and trips. Work subjects the employee to inside and outside environmental conditions, extremes in temperatures, and hazards associated with equipment operation including fumes, oils, gases and mists. Work is performed under regular supervision by the Transit Services Operations Supervisor and is evaluated based on the safe and efficient operation of the vehicles, for adherence to established standards, and by client feedback.                                                                

        Essential Duties and Tasks

        • Operates varied size vehicles, with and without wheelchair lifts, to transport passengers to and from various destinations
        • Ensures the safe pick up and return of passengers.
        • Drives assigned routes or special trips in or out of the County.
        • Assists passengers (if needed) in and out of the van, up and down from seats and on stairs; folds and stores walkers, operates lifts on vehicles and secures mobility devices.
        • Maintains the van in good working order by regularly checking operating parts and systems such as checking the fluid levels, tire pressure, belts and taking the van to the garage when scheduled for service.
        • Maintains first aid supplies and fire suppression equipment on vehicles.
        • Maintains passenger and trip records, records mileage, number of passengers and other required information.
        • Keeps the van clean at all times during the workday.

         

        Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

        • Working knowledge of geographical layout, streets and road system of the county and surrounding areas.
        • Working knowledge of safe and efficient operation of assigned vehicle.
        • Skilled in the operation of a passenger vehicle.
        • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of citizens from birth to older adults, including ones with physical, mental and emotional disabilities,
        • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms.
        • Ability to perform minor checks and maintenance on the van.
        • Ability to establish and maintain records and reports.
        • Ability and willingness to work flexible schedules.

      Physical Requirements

      Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, and hearing. Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to lift objects. Must possess the visual acuity to operate a motor vehicle, to keep records and reports and to read maps and instructions.

      Minimum Qualifications

      Graduation from high school or equivalent. Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license with passenger endorsement or willingness to obtain within required time frames. Three (3) years clean driving record. CPR and First Aid certifications or willingness to obtain within required time frames.

      Training and experience in the operation of a public passenger vehicle preferred.

      Addition Requirements

      Drug screen and background check.  All employees are E-Verified.

      Application Process

      Send a completed Anson County application to Beth Dunn, Human Resources, 101 South Greene St., Suite 205, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to bdunn@co.anson.nc.us 

      CLOSING DATE: Opened until filled. First review of applications will begin on June 30, 2017.

       

       Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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    ANSON COUNTY, NC

    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 211, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to dcannon@co.anson.nc.us 

     

    Closing Date: The position is open until filled. First review of applications will begin on June 6, 2017.

     

    Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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    PART TIME

    EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN – BASIC LEVEL

    $7.61 per hr.

     

    General Statement of Duties

    This position performs life support, transport, stabilization procedures, and emergency medical care at the Basic Level in Emergency Services.

    Description

    An employee in this class responds to the scene of emergency calls, applying necessary medical treatment to sick or injured persons, and transporting persons to medical appointments and medical facilities.  Work includes assuring that quality emergency patient care standards are in place, proper equipment and treatment are available, and sound judgment and treatment decisions are made.  Work is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions, extremes in temperatures, noise, vibrations, hazards associated with emergency medical work including exposures to fumes, odors, dusts, gasses and poor ventilation.  Because of the nature of the work, the employee is exposed to human blood and is subject to the OSHA requirements on blood borne pathogens. 

    Work is performed in accordance with established Anson County EMS operating guidelines and under local medical director approved protocols.  Work is performed under the supervision of the Shift Supervisor and/or a Paramedic or Intermediate on assigned calls, and is evaluated through peer review, conferences, observations and public feedback.  The ideal candidate understands the value of personal responsibility, mutual respect and teamwork, honesty and integrity, positive communications, punctuality, exemplary attendance, and is motivated to deliver excellence in overall performance.

    Minimum Qualifications

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

    Additional Requirements

    Drug screen and background check required. All employees are E-Verified.

    Application Process

    Please submit an Anson County application to Beth Dunn, Human Resources, 101 S. Greene St., Ste. 205  Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to bdunn@co.anson.nc.us

    Closing date: Open until filled

     Anson County in an Equal Opportunity Employer