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POSITION AVAILABLE –Rutherford County has a full time Code Enforcement Officer position available. Position reports to the Director of Building Inspections. Duties involve working with contractors, developers, engineers, and property owners to inspect new and remodeled buildings both residential and commercial for compliance with Building, Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical Codes. Also provides support and interpretation of state codes, meets with property owners, assists with office responsibilities related to permit issuance and examination of building plans and construction documents for compliance with the NC State Building Codes. Job requires working in confined spaces, on roof tops, and in attics. Minimum requirements: High School diploma, experience and/or special training in residential/commercial building, electrical, mechanical or plumbing fields or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have valid driver license, clean driving record. Minimum salary $29,440 negotiable depending upon education, certifications and experience plus benefits. Hours: Mon through Friday 8:00 – 4:30, may involve evening meetings or presentations. Apply Rutherford County Human Resources, 289 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton or at the link above in blue. Drug testing required. Position open until filled. EEO.
RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT –
RUTHERFORD COUNTY EMS FIELD TRAINING OFFICER (FTO)
RUTHERFORD COUNTY is seeking applicants for the position of EMS Field Training Officer (FTO) to perform clinical instruction, skills evaluation of employees and orient new employees to policies and procedures. Job functions include responding to dispatched 911 calls, clinical review of medical charts, assisting in training and administrative functions, and other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Shift Supervisor and work is conducted on a 24/48 hour shift schedule. Salary is $44,469. Minimum Training and Experience: High School graduate, NCEMT-P or NREMT-P, 3 years experience of active function as an EMT-Paramedic and minimum 6 months of full-time experience with the Rutherford County EMS System. Must have a valid NC driver’s license. Criminal background check, drug test and pre-employment physical required. Submit application, available through at the link above in blue, along with a resume and cover letter to: Rutherford County Human Resources Director, 289 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton, NC 28139. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
RUTHERFORD COUNTY EMS 911 SHIFT SUPERVISOR
Rutherford County, NC is seeking applicants for the position of EMS 911 Shift Supervisor to perform administrative and supervisory work, prepare scheduling of personnel, maintains day-to-day operations, responds to dispatched 911 calls in a QRV, provides an extra ambulance by boarding a Rescue unit when needed, and other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Operations Manager and work is conducted on a 24 hour shift.
Minimum Training and Experience: High School graduate, NCEMT-P or NREMT-P, 5 years of field experience, supervisory experience or any equivalent combination of experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Must have a valid NC driver’s license. Criminal background check, drug test and pre-employment physical required. Salary is $51,491 Exempt position based on a 24/48 hour shift schedule. Submit application www.rutherfordcountync.gov, along with a resume and cover letter to: Rutherford County Human Resources Director, 289 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton, NC 28139. Closing date: January 22, 2016. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
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RUTHERFORD COUNTY EMS NON EMERGENCY DIVISION SUPERVISOR
Rutherford County, NC is seeking applicants for the position of EMS Non-Emergency Division Supervisor to perform administrative and supervisory work, prepare scheduling of personnel, schedule appointments, perform quality assurance on e-PCR’s for non-emergency division, be a liaison to local agencies that utilize services, ensures medical necessity requirements are met for all transports and other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Operations Manager.
Minimum Training and Experience: High School graduate, NCEMT-P or NREMT-P, and 3 to 5 years of field experience, or any equivalent combination of experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Must have a valid NC driver’s license. Criminal background check, drug test and pre-employment physical required. Salary is $47,203 based on a standard M-F work week. Submit application, available through our website, www.rutherfordcountync.gov, along with a resume and cover letter to: Rutherford County Human Resources Director, 289 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton, NC 28139. Closing date: January 15, 2016. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
EMT-Paramedic Full Time Position
Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services is currently accepting applications for EMT-Paramedic full time positions. Rutherford County, located in Western North Carolina consists of 564 square miles and an annual population of 64,000. Annual call volume averages 13,000 per year including the convalescent division. RCEMS operates (5) EMT-P level 911 trucks from (4) bases in the County and (4) EMT-P level convalescent trucks from (1) base. The 911 trucks work a 24/48 schedule and the convalescent trucks work a sliding schedule based on need of trucks. Salary Range is $40,000-$45,000 include overtime.
All applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent; hold a valid driver’s license and current EMT-P credential with NCOEMS in good standing. Individuals not holding credentials from another state and/or National Registry must meet requirement of legal recognition by the NC Office of EMS. ALS candidates must possess BLS, ACLS, PALS/PEPP & PHTLS/ITLS/ATT. All candidates must possess or obtain NIMS/ICS 100, 200, 700, 800 prior to employment. Candidates are required to submit to pre-employment drug screening, motor vehicle record check and background checks.
Rutherford County offers an excellent benefits package for full-time personnel including Local Government retirement system, Health Insurance and options of Vision, Dental, Disability and others. Rutherford County EMS is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate against race, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or creed.
Apply Rutherford County Human Resources, 289 N Main St, Rutherfordton or see above in blue to submit online.
For Sheriff's Department and Detention Center positions, you must bring the County job application and the Sheriff's Office Application and its requirements.
Position Available-Rutherford County Detention Center has a part -time secretary position available. Duties are of a clerical nature and assignments will be directed by the Detention Center Administrator. This position must be proficient in various computer software programs including word processing, excel and email. Requires tact, judgment, organizational skills and demonstrate a high level of confidentiality. Min req: high school graduation or a combination of education and experience. $9.53 per hour. Schedule will vary, 76 hours max per pay period. Apply Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department, 198 North Washington Street, Rutherfordton, NC. Drug test required. Open until filled. EOE
Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is seeking part time detention officers for the Rutherford County Detention Center. Duties include direct supervision, processing, classification, transporting and safety of inmates. Applicants must have good communication skills, be 21 years of age, have a high school diploma, pass drug test and pass an extensive criminal background check. Applicant must meet Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office requirements and be eligible for certification by NC Sheriffs’ Training and Standards Commission. Wages: $13.48 while training, $13.99 when certified. Work schedule: 12 hour days/evenings, weekends and holidays. Apply at Rutherford County Sheriffs’ Office, 198 N. Washington Street, Rutherfordton NC. Mon-Fri 8:30-5:00 Job is open till filled. EOE.
Detention Center/Shift Sergeant
- Must have a minimum of three years experience in Detention.
- Applicant should have minimum of 1 year supervisory experience.
- No written warnings in the past 12 months.
- Must have working knowledge of computer operations. Knowledge of Jail Vision system (RMS) is preferred.
(CURRENT SHERIFF’S OFFICE EMPLOYEES)
Those interested in applying must submit in writing a letter of intent, a list of your current
training, years of service and current position. Also, include a brief paragraph as to why
you want to work as a shift sergeant.
(THOSE INTERESTED FROM OUTSIDE THIS AGENCY)
You should also submit a resume outlining your current training, years of service and
current position with your agency. Also, include a brief paragraph as to why you want to
work as a shift sergeant. EOE
For Department of Social Services positions, please submit a detailed PD-107 State Application Form. If you have a degree, please send a college transcript. If you have submitted an application within the past six months, your application on file will be considered. PD-107 For information about job opportunities at Rutherford County DSS contact Luann Butler at 828-287-6283 or LuAnn Butler.
To see a list of DSS jobs that are currently posted, go back to Departments, then select Social Services, then on the left side of the screen select Employment Opportunities.