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Job Openings for Rutherford County
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POSITION AVAILABLE –
Rutherford County has an Administrative Assistant position available. This position assists and supports the performance of the Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners and County Manager. Duties include answering telephones, greeting visitors, composing correspondence, documents, technical and statistical reports, and other materials; preparing media information and responding to public requests, collecting information from various sources and compiling data for routine and special reports; scheduling appointments and arranging meetings. Must have a thorough knowledge of grammar, punctuation, syntax, and spelling with the ability to compose effectively. Must be able to express ideas orally and in writing, including composing accurate minutes, reports, and correspondence. This position must be proficient in various computer software programs including word processing, spread sheets, and file maintenance programs to enter, store, and/or retrieve and format information as requested or otherwise necessary. Position will update website content. Requires tact, judgment, organizational skills, and the ability to deal with a wide range of personalities. Provides direct assistance to County Management to facilitate the professional and accurate flow of information to employees and the public. Must be able to gather facts, compose and release media releases for dissemination to the public and the media both traditional and alternative, including social media. Min req: two year degree or a combination of education and experience. Salary $30,941w/benefits. Apply Rutherford County Human Resources, 289 N Main St., Rutherfordton or www.rutherfordcountync.gov. Drug test required. Must possess a valid NC driver’s license. Open until filled. EOE
POSITION AVAILABLE –
Part time van driver for Rutherford County Transit Department. Position requires ability to drive a fourteen passenger van. Must also assist elderly and/or handicapped adults to board and leave the vehicle, must be able to load position, secure and unload persons in wheelchairs on lift equipped vehicle. Must be able to operate radio to maintain radio contact. Requires frequent contact with the public, courtesy, and tact. Requires knowledge of county and regional geography. Reports to the Operations Manager. Hours are based on need., Monday through Friday, wages $9.43 per hour. Minimum requirements: valid N.C. driver’s license, CDL with passenger endorsement preferred, excellent driving record, five years experience as a licensed driver, graduation from high school ,background check and pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing required. Apply Rutherford County Human Resources Department, 289 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton, N.C., Position Open Until Filled, EOE.
For Sheriff's Department and Detention Center positions, you must bring the County job application and the Sheriff's Office Application
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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.