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Madison County Government offers a variety of benefits to its employees. Background tests and drug screening is used as a precondition to employment. Madison County is an equal opportunity employer.

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Application Form (PD-107)

Current Vacancies:


General Statement of Duties:
Performs technical work in the appraisal of real property for ad valorem tax purposes.

Description of Duties:
The person in this position determines a fair, reasonable, and consistent valuation for real property in Madison County on which an ad valorem tax is levied. Work involves sketching the layout of structures, determining the size and type of construction, grade of material, quality of workmanship, and collecting other data related to the valuation of the property. This person must be able to use maps, deeds, and other documents to locate and appraise property. The person may also provide assistance to the public and other duties as needed in the Tax Assessor's office.

Graduation from technical college or high school with a strong interest or background in real estate. Applicant must have a thorough knowledge of the residential property in the county, as well as the county's economic factors and trends. Applicant must exercise initiative and independent judgment in the application of established policies and procedures for property appraisal. The ability to relate well to the general public using courtesy, tact, and firmness is vital. Excellent communication skills are a must.

Special Requirements:
Must possess a valid NC driver's license. Must have reliable transportation for field work, preferably front or 4-wheel drive vehicle. Must be able to meet the NC Department of Revenue requirements for this position within one year of employment.

Salary Range: $29,000

Application Process:
Submit a NC PD-107 employment application form available at www.madisoncountync.org along with a current resume to Madison County Tax Administrator, PO Box 351, Marshall, NC 28753. This position is subject to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


Transportation Dispatcher

Essential Duties and Tasks:
Answers telephone and takes requests for transportation from eligible clients, participating human services agencies and the public; schedules, and confirms trips and cancellations schedules and confirms travel; makes driver schedules, assignments and re-assignments to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of services. Communicates with drivers in the field throughout the day; dispatches drivers to specific locations; maintains status and position of drivers; notifies drivers of changes
Prepares reports and records and maintains a variety of forms such as patient intake and medical forms, verification forms, client emergency medical information, and related information; maintains and processes daily trip records and verifies daily manifests, schedules, passenger rosters and other information for audit and use. Answers questions and deals with passenger and client complaints and concerns, resolving when possible and referring to Director. Assesses client needs and identifies travel options to meet those needs; maintains client files. Provides information to clients with estimated pick-up time, fares, cancellation and no show policies and other applicable policies for service.
Schedules demand-response trips and assures drivers have assignments.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of communicating and dispatching in a large scale transportation setting. Knowledge and of current technology in office practices and procedures using word processing, spreadsheet and file maintenance programs; ability to maintain clerical records to be used in reference and reporting. Ability to plan and organize daily work routine and to establish priorities for the completion of work in accordance with sound time management methodology .Ability to operate radio dispatching equipment and telephone, and to communicate accurately, clearly and to problem solve as needed by telephone, radio, and in person in coordinate routes with drivers, human service agencies, medical providers and the general public in a professional manner. Ability to make decisions in accordance with laws, ordinances, regulations and departmental policies and procedures, to identify problems or situations as they occur and to initiate action for resolution in scheduling and services. Ability to maintain high quality communication and interaction within department, with co workers, and the general public. Ability to adhere to all safety standards established by the County and various regulatory agencies.

Minimum Training/Experience:
Must possess the visual acuity to prepare and generate data and figures, operate a computer, to work extensively with two way radio, mobile and office telephones, and give attention to detail in scheduling riders and transportation drivers for the security and safety of clients served. Graduation from high school with considerable experience in telecommunications, records management and customer service preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirement:
Possession of a valid North Carolina Driverís license for substitute driving duty.

Applications Reviewed on:
September 26, 2014

An Application Form (PD-107) and resume must be submitted to:

Regina Sams, Director
Madison County Dept. of Community Services
462 Long Branch Road
Marshall, NC 28753

Position #: 213-70-2109

WORKING TITLE: Child Protective Services


HIRE RATE: $36,797


Worker responsible for providing services to families who have had a substantiation of abuse, neglect, dependency or a finding of services needed. The purpose of this position is to maintain the safety of the child while helping the parent/caretaker to learn more effective parenting practices. This worker also ensures that children are removed from situations where that is not happening; serve as witness to Court Hearings, Prepare Case for Juvenile Court. Perform other duties as assigned. Worker works in Disaster Shelter during Disaster.

Masterís Degree in Social Work from accredited School of Social Work Child Welfare Collaborative; Masters Degree in Social Work from accredited School of Social Work plus one year directly related experience. Bachelors Degree in Social Work Child Welfare Collaborative plus one year of directly related experience; Bachelors Degree in Social Work plus two years of directly related experience; Four Year Degree in a Human Service Field plus three years directly related experience; Four Year College or University Degree plus four years of directly related experience.

Each applicant who is tendered an offer for employment for any position with Madison County Department of Social Services shall be tested for the use of the drugs specified in the Agency Policy. Refusal to submit to testing shall be a basis for withdrawal of the conditional employment offer. Valid NC Driverís License and own transportation required. Criminal Record Check Required.

Applicants will be given credit only for information provided in response to this announcement. No additional information will be solicited or considered by this Office. Therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience. Applicants will not automatically be given credit based on their position title.

An Application Form (PD-107) and resume must be submitted to:

Connie M. Harris, MPA Director
Madison County DSS
P.O. Box 219
Marshall, NC 28753

Public Health Physician Extender II

Salary Range: $28.00-$35.00 per hour exempt

Description of Duties:
The Madison County Health Department has an opening for a Public Health Physician Extender II to work 40 hours per week to include patients in the Health department clinics and Patriot Place, the School Based Health Center. Provides health services including sick and well care; performs screenings, assessments, and physical exams; determines diagnosis; develops plan of care, treats and prescribes; appropriately delegates and/or provides for client education and referrals; works in collaboration with the supervising physician according to a collaborative practice agreement as set up based on the NC Board of Nursing and the state medical board guidelines; works directly with public health nurses.

Minimum Training and Experience:
Licensed as a Physician Assistant by the North Carolina Medical Board or approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and the North Carolina Medical Board and one year of experience as a Physician Extender; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Resumes will not be accepted without the completed application. Application must include a summary of job duties performed and work experience. "See resume" on application is not acceptable.

Application Process:
Applicants should contact Diana Rogers RN, D.O.N. at the Madison County Health Department at (828) 649-3531 or access www.madisoncountypublichealthnow.com to see posting and link to the State application process. Madison County is a drug free work place.

Date Posted: August 5, 2014

Application Deadline: Position Open Until Filled

Madison County is a drug-free workplace. Positions require pre-employment drug testing. Madison County will employ only those individuals who are US citizens or legal aliens authorized to work in the US. Madison County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, nationality, sex, religion, age or disability.


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