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Anson County Animal Shelter

Animal Care Coordinator

Salary Grade 62: $32,883 - $34,530

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

Performs physical and behavioral examination and medical procedures of animals admitted to and adopted from the animal shelter.  Preform back up Animal Control Duties as needed, and weekly call rotation. 

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS

Employees in this class perform in varying complexity medical procedures such as identifying and treating animal illness, pharmacology and drug dosing, administering surgical related procedures, euthanasia, performing and interpreting examinations and diagnostic testing, and the responsibility of maintaining controlled substance records, medical records, and procedures.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks:

This position performs a variety of duties in an animal shelter setting, which include but are not limited to:

·         Physical and behavioral examinations of shelter animals upon entry and exit.

·         Administering medications and treatments to shelter animals.

·         Monitoring and evaluating individual animal health as well as overall herd health.

·         Daily care including medical treatment, observations, and sanitation of animals in isolation areas.

·         Coordinating with and assisting veterinarian in scheduling, developing, and administering treatment to animals.

·         Humane euthanasia by injection.

·         Maintaining electronic medical records.

·         Digital photo identification of animals.

·         Maintaining scheduled drug and vaccination logs.

·         Providing information and addresses questions or concerns from citizens, potential animal owners, volunteers, and other staff.

·         Assist in maintaining medical supply inventory and orders and complete animal husbandry and other duties as assigned.

·         Assist with rescue placement of animals and foster program.

(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed.  The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

·         Knowledge of:

o    Modern office practices and procedures, including modern office technology.

o    Disease management/recognition and general animal care.

o    Specific diagnostic testing to assist with determining health of animal.

o    Vaccinations required and proper techniques.

o    Animal shelter policies and procedures.

o    Physical exams and identify and address medical problems/diseases.

o    Calculating drug dosages.

·         Ability to:

o   Perform specific treatments/procedures (i.e. wound management and fluid replacement.)

o   Obtain certification as rabies vaccinator and perform euthanasia by injection.

o   Keep accurate and detailed records.

o   Perform procedures such as venipuncture, intubation, catheter placement, aseptic surgical patient preparation.

o   Effectively operate and use a variety of medical and office equipment such as    microscope, stethoscope, gas anesthesia machines, syringes, catheters, otoscope, ophthalmoscope, centrifuge, pulse oximeter etc.

Physical Requirements:

Work is performed in an office and shelter setting.  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 100 pounds with assistance.  Task may risk exposure to adverse environmental conditions such as disease, noise, odors, wetness and toxic chemicals.

Minimum Training and Experience Qualifications

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to an associate's degree and/or two years of veterinary/shelter experience.  Requires the ability to become a Certified Euthanasia Technician after the first six months of employment.  Must become a Certified Rabies Vaccinator after six month probation and no later than one year of hire with Anson County. 
Candidates must possess a driver's license valid in the State of North Carolina.  A registered veterinary technician is preferred, but not required.

Additional Requirements:

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

Application Process:

Submit an Anson County application to Roslynn K. Ingram, Human Resources Manager, 101 South Greene St., Suite 240, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to ringram@co.anson.nc.us.  Applications may be obtained at www.co.anson.nc.us.

 

Closing Date: August 2, 2019.


Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer




Anson County Sheriff Office

Detention Officer

Salary Grade 62 - $32,883 - $34,530

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

 



Anson County Health Department

Environmental Health Specialist or Intern

 Food, Lodging and Institutional Sanitation

Grade 67 – Salary Range $40,395 - $62,611 

General Statement of Duties:

The primary purpose of this position is to protect the public’s heath by assuring proper controls in the Food, Lodging and Institutional Sanitation Program through education, consultation and enforcement of applicable state and local environmental health laws and regulations. 

Essential Duties and Tasks:

This position will promote public health through education, surveillance, consultation, inspection and enforcement of state, local and federal environmental health laws and regulations. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: enforcement of rules governing restaurants, food stands, mobile food units, meat markets, hotels, bed and breakfasts, and summer camps.  Work with the public through education for the promotion of public health and safety and to reduce the risk of food-borne illness and other communicable diseases.   

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Working knowledge of environmental health laws, rules, and procedures, as well as an understanding of the concepts of public health law.  Practical knowledge of microbiology, biology, chemistry, food science, and epidemiology as applied to environmental health practices. Working knowledge of inspection methods and investigation techniques as applied in environmental health.  Ability to analyze and comprehend a wide variety of technical and administrative regulations, records, and reports.  Ability to exercise sound judgment and deal tactfully with the public while enforcing public health laws and regulations.  Ability to motivate and educate business and property owners and the consuming public in matters related to protecting and promoting public health.  Ability to present formal environmental health training programs.  Ability to develop and express ideas and opinions concisely, comprehensively, and clearly in oral and written form.  Ability to independently plan and schedule work activities.  Ability to apply environmental knowledge and techniques in the investigation of environmental health problems.

Minimum Training & Experience:

Graduation from a four-year college or university with 30 semester hours of course work in the physical or biological sciences.  Two years of experience in Environmental Health preferred but not required.  Interns will be considered.  Experience with software including CDP, Word, and Excel is preferred.  

Additional Training and Experience:

Registered as an Environmental Health Specialist or Intern by the North Carolina State Board of Environmental Health Examiners.  Authorization in Food, Lodging and Institutional Sanitation required.  Additional Authorizations preferred but not required.  Interns will be considered.  Completion of the minimum continuing education requirements as set forth by the NC State Board of Environmental Health Examiners.

Additional Requirements:

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

Application Process:

Submit an Anson County application to Roslynn K. Ingram, 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:

Open until filled.  

Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer



ANSON COUNTY WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

PART TIME PLANT MAINTENANCE/GROUNDSMAN

Salary: $9.45 per hr.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Duties will include repair, renovation and maintenance of buildings and grounds at the wastewater treatment facilities. Will assist with plumbing, electrical, painting, carpentry, and mowing the facility grounds. Work assignments are received from the WWTP Maintenance Supervisor.  Employee will work no more than 1,000 hours per year. 

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 currents, chemicals, fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases and poor ventilation. Workers may be required to wear respirators when working around chemical tanks.  

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

MINMIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma or GED and a valid NC driver’s license.

Skill in the use of common hand tools and various power equipment associated with the mechanical trades; ability to operate lawn equipment; ability to operate metal machinery such as milling machines and welders; ability to follow oral and written instructions. 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

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

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submit an Anson County application to Roslynn K. Ingram, 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: Open until filled.

Anson County is an equal opportunity employer


Anson County EMS

EMT Paramedic-Full Time

Salary Grade 65- $37,205 - $39,064

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

Description 

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 in 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. 

Minimum Qualifications

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

Additional Requirements

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

Please submit an Anson County application to Roslynn Ingram, Human Resources, 101 S. Greene St., Ste. 240, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to ringram@co.anson.nc.us,  Applications may be obtained at www.co.anson.nc.us

Closing date:  Open until filled.

Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Anson County Parks and Recreation

Lifeguard/Program Assistant

Seasonal Temporary Part-Time

$8.82 per hr.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Anson County Parks and Recreation is currently seeking motivated candidates for a temporary summer Lifeguard position. Main duties include but are not limited to maintaining constant surveillance of assigned area of responsibility, enforcing and adhering to all pool rules and regulations, rescuing swimmers in danger and instructing aquatic programs. Other duties include the ability to work at different locations, assisting athletic staff with programs, cleaning, setting up/breaking down, and park maintenance.  

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

•           Must be at least 16 years of age.

•           Must be available to work per your assigned schedule.

•           Strong leadership and communication skills required.

•           Lifeguard, First Aid and CPR certifications required.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

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

APPLICATION PROCESS

Send a completed Anson County application to Roslynn K. Ingram, Human Resources, 101 South Greene St., Suite 240, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to ringram@co.anson.nc.us  Applications may be obtained at the County website at www.co.anson.nc.us.

For questions please call or visit the Anson County Parks and Recreation department at 845 Airport Road Wadesboro, NC 28170 or (704) 695-2550.

Closing Date: Open until filled.   

Anson County in an Equal Opportunity Employer


ANSON COUNTY TRANSPORTATION

PART TIME TRANSIT DRIVER / PASSENGER ASSISTANT                                                                                                                                       $11.89 per hour 

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 timeframes. Three (3) years clean driving record. CPR and First Aid certifications or willingness to obtain within required timeframes.

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

Additional Requirements


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

Application Process

 

Send a completed Anson County application to Roslynn K. Ingram, Human Resources, 101 South Greene St., Suite 240, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to

ringram@co.anson.nc.us.  Applications may be obtained at the County website at www.co.anson.nc.us.  

 

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled.

 

Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  

Anson County EMS  
Salary: $16.54 per hour  

 

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

Description

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 in 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.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Additional Requirement

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

Please submit an Anson County application to Roslynn Ingram, Human Resources, 101 S. Greene St., Ste. 240, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to ringram@co.anson.nc.us,  Applications may be obtained at www.co.anson.nc.us

Closing date: Open until filled

Anson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer



EMT-Basic Part Time

Salary Grade - $11.03 per hour

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

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

Application Process: Please submit an Anson County application to Roslynn Ingram, Human Resources, 101 S. Greene St., Ste. 240, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or email to ringram@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