What is it like to work in Madison County? > Pictured above is the Madison County Employee Social Committee:  (from top left) Jan Franklin, Audrey Williams, Sylvia Riddle, Kary Ledford, and Lynn Bowles.  They work to keep the climate of "family" everpresent amongst county employees.

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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Current Vacancies:

Madison County Parks and Recreation Director

Income Maintenance Caseworker II - Economic Services

Income Maintenance Caseworker II - Child Care Subsidy

Social Worker III - Foster Care

Code Enforcement Officer

Full Time Position

Starting Salary: $14.00/hour

Closing Date: July 31st, 2015

General Statement of Duties:
Performs work in administering and enforcing the North Carolina Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, and Electrical Codes as well as other Madison County Ordinances which pertain to building and development. Assist in the enforcement of the Madison County Land Use Ordinances. Applicant will be required to perform field inspections in a variety of constructions phases for compliance with stated codes, plan review when deemed appropriate, and perform written reports as to results of inspections, along with necessary correspondence to property owners and contractors. Applicant may be called upon to perform additional administrative duties related to the job.

Education and Experience:
Qualified applicants must possess High School diploma and have work experience in construction or inspections related field or an equivalent combination or education, training, and experience in related work field. Bachelor's degree building science, engineering or related field considered a plus. Desired applicants would possess North Carolina Inspections certifications or be able to obtain said certifications within 24 months of employment.

Physical Requirements:
Job will have certain physical demands and requirements such as walking, climbing, lifting, and extended driving. Other physical requirements may be part of the job as well.

Special Requirements:
Applicant must be willing to submit and pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol test, as well as a criminal background check. Must possess valid NC driver's license.

Application Process:
A completed Application Form (PD-107) must be submitted to:

Ryan Cody, Director of Inspections and Zoning
PO Box 873
Marshall, NC 28753

Pre-employment drug test and criminal background checks are required.

Social Worker II (In Home Services Program)

Salary: $29,629

Full Time: 40 Hours

Application Closing Date: Open until filled.

Description of Primary Duties:
The primary purpose of the position is to provide services using social work skills to enable the disabled and elderly in Madison County to live as independently as possible. The person filling this position will determine if individuals qualify for services and the appropriate amount of services to fulfill the needs of the client. This will be accomplished through quarterly visits to client homes and supervision of all in home aides.

Description of Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to individual casework group work and community problems. Knowledge of the psychosocial, socioeconomic and behavioral problems and their treatment. Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and community resources. Knowledge of laws, regulations and policies which govern the program. General knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment is required in certain programs or settings. Skill in establishing rapport with a client and applying techniques of assessing psychosocial, behavioral, and psychological aspects of client's problem. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative superiors, members of case load and their families, and with civic, medical, social, and religious organizations. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work required. Prefer a candidate with supervisory experience as well as three years of experience in the Social Work field.

How to Apply:
If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, please submit a State Employment Application Form (PD-107) to:

Regina Sams, Director
462 Long Branch Road
Marshall, NC 28753

For additional information please call (828) 649-2722

911 Telecommunicator

Location: Madison County EOC

Deadline: July 30, 2015

Hours: Full-Time

Description of Duties:
This individual will be responsible for responding to citizen and public safety inquiries, in addition to creating and maintaining vital records. Work is performed in a restricted facility; sitting at a computer terminal using state-of-the-art telecommunications equipment. This customer service oriented person would work a 12 hour shift assignment and be available for recall during declared emergencies. Ability to resolve the common challenges associated with handling calls for Fire/EMS services. Ability to listen and comprehend radio transmissions, articulate well, be professional, control the radio air traffic and correctly broadcast detailed information to officers. Ability to resolve common challenges associated with handling calls for police/fire/EMS services. Ability to demonstrate an on-going commitment to customer service by paying attention to details while handling multiple calls in a high stress, fast paced environment.

Education and Experience:
The employee must be able to obtain certified in CPR, Priority Emergency Medical Dispatch within 6 months of hire date. This individual is a team player and able to perform successfully in what can be a stressful work environment.

Applicant must be willing to submit and pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol test as well as a criminal background check.

How to Apply:
If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, please submit a State Employment Application Form (PD-107) to:

Teresa Ogle, 911 Director
348 Medical Park Dr
Marshall, NC 28753

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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