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Job Openings for Rutherford County
 
You may either download and print an application to mail in or use our online application system to apply for current available jobs. 
 
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Job Application (must be mailed in)
 

POSITION AVAILABLE – Rutherford County has a part time Janitorial position available at the Mountains Library in Lake Lure.  Work involves dusting, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning restrooms and emptying trashcans.  Job is 3-1/2 hours per day, two days per week, flexible schedule.  Wages $8.43 per hour.  Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma preferable, 1-2 years janitorial experience. Apply Rutherford County Human Resources Office, 289 N. Main Street, Rutherfordton or see above in blue to submit online.  Position open until filled. EOE. Drug test required

 
 

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.
 
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.