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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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Current Vacancies:

Director of Public Health Department

911 Telecommunicator

Madison County Law Enforcement Center


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.

Closing Date:
February 25, 2015

How to Apply:
If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, please submit a state employment application (PD-107) to:
Teresa Ogle, 911 Director
348 Medical Park Dr
Marshall, NC 28753

In Home Aide

Hours: 36 hours per week – Full Time

Description of Duties:
Provide in home services to the elderly and/or disabled adult to enable them to remain in their own home. Services performed by in home aides include home management, assistance with daily living tasks/can vary depending on the client’s needs.

Minimum Training/Experience:
Must be 18 years of age. Requires high school diploma or GED. Must attend all CPR, First Aid trainings. Position requires good physical mobility, excellent people skills and a good working knowledge of record keeping.

Application Deadline:
Posting will run for two weeks, Applications will be reviewed on Friday, February 27, 2015.

Application Process:
AState 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

For additional information and/or to obtain an application, call (828) 649-2722

Dental Assistant

POSTING DATE: September 24, 2014

SALARY RANGE: $11.32 – 16.00/hour plus benefits

JOB TYPE: Full-Time 40hrs/week

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

Requires a comprehensive knowledge of dental assisting techniques and procedures for all phases of general dentistry. Knowledge of modern dental materials, their storage, handling, and applications is required. The dental assistant must be cognizant of the expectation and concern of patients and be able to respond in an empathetic and professional manner. The ability to work with persons from a wide diversity of social, ethnic, and economic backgrounds is necessary. Must be able to creatively work with other health professionals from a variety of disciplines to achieve maximum results for the patient. Ability to utilize computer and computer programs. Ability to be mobile with manual dexterity and good hand-eye coordination. Ability to sit or stand for prolonged time. Ability to attend to multiple tasks at the same time and to prioritize assignments and responsibilities to ensure compliance with established deadlines and protocols. Effective oral and written communication skills

• Substantive knowledge of dental work unit procedures, methods and practices.
• Substantive knowledge of and ability to use correct grammar, vocabulary, spelling, proofreading and dental/medical terminology to compose and/or proofread dental notes, reports and materials.
• Ability to learn, interpret and explain policies, regulations, procedures and dental programs.
• Ability to independently respond to inquiries and coordinate a variety of resources in acquiring and disseminating information.

Qualifications that meet a Dental Assistant II classification by the North Carolina Dental Board. Must meet one (1) of the following criteria.

1) successful completion of:
a) an ADA-accredited dental assisting program and current certification in CPR; or
b) one academic year or longer in an ADA-accredited dental hygiene program, and current certification in CPR

2) successful completion of:
a) full-time employment and experience as a chairside assistant for two years (3,000 hours) of the preceding five, during which period the assistant may be trained in any dental delivery setting and allowed to perform the functions of a Dental Assistant II under the direct control and supervision of a licensed dentist;
b) a 3-hour course in sterilization and infection control;
c) a 3-hour course in dental office emergencies;
d) radiology training consistent with G.S. 90-29(s)(12);and
e) current certification in CPR; or

3) successful completion of the certification examination administered by the Dental Assisting National Board, and current certification in CPR.

Resumes will not be accepted unless accompanied by a completed application form.
Submit State Application Form (PD-107) and Resume to:

Madison County Health Department
ATTN: Sheila McAbee
493 Medical Park Dr
Marshall, NC 28753


POSTING DATE: October 21, 2014

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled


SALARY RANGE: $16.00 – $20.00 per hour

LOCATION: Marshall, NC

Description of Work:
The Madison County Health Department has an immediate opening for a fulltime Environmental Health Services (EHS) Specialist. This is professional environmental health work in the promotion of public health through education, surveillance, consultation, inspection, and enforcement of state, local, and federal environmental health laws and regulations. Employees may work as generalists with responsibility in a variety of environmental health programs, or as specialists with the majority of time spent in a single program area with some additional responsibility in other programs. Employees typically consult with Environmental Health Program Specialists, Environmental Health Program Coordinator, or supervisors on more complex issues. Work requires a complete knowledge of state, local, and federal environmental health laws and regulations, as well as procedures utilized in enforcing these laws and regulations. Work requires a general knowledge of a variety of material and physical sciences as a basis for enforcement, education, and consultation roles.

Minimum Education and Experience:
Graduation from a four-year college or university with 30 semester of course work in the physical or biological sciences and two years of exposure in environmental health; or a four-year or Master’s degree in environmental health from a program which is accredited by the National Accreditation Council for Environmental Health Curricula of the National Environmental Health Association and one year of experience in environmental health.

Necessary Special Qualification-
Approval for registration as a Sanitarian or registration as a Sanitarian by the North Carolina Board of Sanitarian Examiners prior to employment.

Administering the Trainee Appointment-
Appointees must be eligible for registration and apply for registration as a Sanitarian Intern within 60 days of employment. Employees may remain registered as a Sanitarian Intern until registration as a Sanitarian or up to three years, whichever comes first.

How to apply:
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.

Submit State Application Form (PD-107) and resume to:
John Graeter, Health Director
Madison County Health Department
493 Medical Park Drive
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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