Employment

Education

MACON PROGRAM FOR PROGRESS 0-5 Head Start is currently seeking bids for a Mental Health Consultant. The person selected will work with children and families that have been referred for services, providing counseling and therapy as necessary. The consultant will also work closely with teachers to provide assistance in a mental health curriculum as well as consulting on managing children's challenging behaviors. This person will also facilitate a Parenting Support Group. This person should possess a BS degree and be licensed or certified as a mental health professional. Interested parties should submit a letter of interest to Macon Program for Progress, ATTN: Executive Director, PO Box 700, Franklin, NC 28744 by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 22, 2018.

Education

MACON PRGRAM FOR PROGRESS 0-5 Head Start is currently seeking bids for Nutrition Consultant to provide consulting services including menu development, evaluation and development of nutrition care plans for children with special dietary needs, evaluating and monitoring food safety and sanitation practices and other nutrition related services as needed. Consultant must possess a BS Degree in a related field and be licensed or certified. Interested parties should submit a letter of interest to Macon Program for Progress, ATTN: Executive Director, PO Box 700, Franklin, NC 28744 by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 22, 2018.

Education

HEAD START/ EARLY HEAD START TEACHER: Full time position. High School diploma required. AA in Early Childhood Education or CDA preferred. Must be able to motivate and nurture young children and their families and work well with others. Experience in childcare preferred. Ability to speak Spanish preferred. Should have a valid NC Driver's License. Apply at the NC Works Office at 23 Macon Avenue, Franklin, NC 28734 or obtain an application at mppnhc.org/employment. All selected applicants are required to successfully complete a background check and pre-employment drug screen. Open until filled. EOE/AA Employer.

Education

MACON COUNTY SCHOOLS has an employment vacancy for a Guidance Secretary at Franklin High School. Applications are available online at http://www.macon.k12.nc.us/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Application-Classi... or at the Macon County Schools Administrative Office. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Macon County Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Food Services

FRANKLIN CAFE' now hiring for all positions. Apply in person at 1251 East Main Street, Monday through Friday.

Food Services

COOK; Full time position, 40 hours per week. Provides food services for Early Head Start and Head Start Center. Must be able to plan, coordinate and implement nutrition services for the center. Must be able to read/ write English, lift up to 50 pounds, work well with people and communicate effectively. HS diploma or equivalent required. Prior experience as a cook preferred. Successful pre-employment background check and drug screen required. Apply at the NC Works office, 23 Macon Avenue, Franklin, NC 28734. Open until filled. EOE/AA Employer.

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CARRION TREE SERVICE Now Expanding and Hiring. 3 experienced climbers, $20-$25 hourly, time and a half after 40 hours. $5,000 sign on bonus. 3 experienced groundsman, $15 hourly. Call (828)371-4718.

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Paoletti's on Main Street,Highlands. Now hiring 2018, for our 34th season. Bartender, Servers, Bus Person-Server Assistant, Cook. 828-526-4906. Resume: amp28741@yahoo.com.

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Full Time Accounts Payable Specialist at Old Edwards Hospitality Group in Highlands, NC. Team oriented position responsible for invoice processing, credit card payments, general journal reconciliation and inventory management of a growing, fast-paced organization. 2+ years accounting experience, Microsoft Excel proficiency and attention to detail required. Contact: Pat Turnbull (828) 787-2697.

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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICHIAN/MECHANIC POSTION AVAILABLE:
Must be experienced and knowledgeable in all automotive related fields, with your own tools. We offer competitive wages and benefits. Phone 828-497-1199. Call only between 8am-5pm.

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TURNING POINT SERVICES is looking for a caregiver 18 hours a week. Experience with IDD population is a plus. Apply online at www.turningpointhires.com

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Detention Officer Position
The Swain County Sheriffs Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Female & Male Detention Officers . The applicant must be at least 21 years old, able to work any shift, have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. The applicant must be able to pass a thorough background check and drug test. Apply in person Monday through Friday between 8 am and 5 pm at the Swain County Sheriffs Office. See Janet Cochran for application. We will accept applications until positions are filled.

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Full-Time Breakfast Attendant Half Mile Farm, Highlands, NC. The Breakfast Attendant is responsible for breakfast set up, food and beverage prep/service, breakdown of the breakfast bar while delivering exemplary guest service. The Breakfast Attendant meets and greets all guest as they arrive and thanks them as they depart as well as interacts with the guest to ensure all needs are met and to answer any questions they may have. Contact: Pat Turnbull 828-787-2697

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Bryson's Food Store is now taking applications for Cashier and Stock positions. Experience is preferred but not necessary. Starting pay is $11/hr. Please apply in person or call Terry Watson for details @ 828-526-3775.

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Madisons Restaurant Reservationist. To assist in the duties of the Food and Beverage Department maximizing bookings by delivering a delightful yet efficient reservations service; our reservations are meticulous at administration ensuring that every detail of a customer's reservation has been accurately recorded following established procedures. Full-time, year-round position. Contact: Pat Turnbull 828-787-2697.

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EXPERIENCED OIL CHANGE TECH. Must have own tools. 8am-5pm Mon.-Friday. (828)421-1514

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Now adding an Administrative Assistant to our winning team! We have a great working environment. We are a stable and growing company. We are looking only for motivated individuals with a desire to succeed. You must have excellent people skills. Prior experience in data entry and general administrative duties is a plus. Proficient computer skills are required. PT/FT. This is a smoke free workplace. Apply in person only at Eller & Owens Furniture Franklin, NC location.

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INSURED CONTRACTOR SEEKING Carpenters & Carpenter Helpers for residential construction. Must have transportation. (828)371-7232.

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CHEROKEE INDIAN HOSPITAL AUTHORITY has the following jobs available:
Dental Patient Registration Clerk
To apply, visit careers.cherokeehospital.org. If you have questions, contact the Cherokee Indian Hospital HR department at 828-497-9163. These positions will close August 16, 2018 at 4:00pm. Indian preference does apply.

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PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR/CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
Performs complex professional and administrative work directing the activities of the Planning & Development Dept.; facilitates the meetings of the Zoning Board of Adjustment and the Planning Board; and works closely with the Town's Land Use Committee, under the direct supervision of the Town Manager. Responsible for planning, zoning, watershed, floodplain, code enforcement, and all other related development and land use programs for the Town.
Job requirements are: Thorough knowledge of North Carolinas General Statutes and Planning Law; graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelors Degree in Planning or closely related field with a Masters Degree being a plus; currently certified or has the ability to obtain certification by the NC Association of Zoning Officials; 6 to 9 years of experience in planning, zoning, and code enforcement, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities; must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel software; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Town employees, elected and appointed officials, other agencies, and the general public.
Open until filled. Applications and complete job description are available at the Town Hall or on our website at www.highlandsnc.org. Resumes are accepted in addition to a completed application. The Town of Highlands is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Companions, Caregivers, Nurses & Nursing Assistants. Apply on website at
MyChoiceHome.Care

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CONSTRUCTION
Full time position available. No construction experience necessary. Driver/Entry level construction. 45 hrs/wk, work all year round. Learn all areas of residential construction with advancement potential. Subsidized housing a possibility. Clean driving record important. 828-577-0407.

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Wolfgangs restaurant is looking for experienced waitstaff and busser. Please call Jacque at 828.526.3807.

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ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK
Job Description
* Must have a legal right to work in the United States.
* Company does not offer sponsorship.
* Job is located in Franklin, North Carolina - No remote work
Drake Enterprises, a corporation that has been in existence for over 30 years, is looking for an Account Payable Clerk. The job focuses mainly on accounts payable data entry for multiple companies. The position will consist of many job duties and offers a wide range of experience. If you have the following requirements and would like to explore a career with Drake Enterprises, please apply now. We offer competitive pay and an excellent benefits package, including health, dental, life, 401(k), relocation and educational assistance.
Basic duties:
* Process accounts payable invoices for multiple businesses.
* Record daily deposits in accounting system.
* Reconcile invoices, vendor statements and payables reports.
* Monitor payment status, process and order checks.
* Assist in processing year-end Form 1099's.
* Serve as primary accounting contact for business managers.
* Manage credit card merchant services.
*Communicate with vendors as needed (W-9 requests, payment status, etc...)
* Maintain excel spreadsheets related to sales tax, general ledger accounts, etc.
* Provide accounting related customer support during peak times.
Other duties may be assigned based on work load.
Requirements:
* Associate or Bachelor's degree with concentration in Accounting recommended.
* Minimum 3 years experience in bookkeeping and accounts payable.
* Detailed knowledge of general bookkeeping, accounts payable and use tax.
* Exceptional interpersonal skills required.
* Detail-oriented, team player with excellent analytical and communication skills.
* High level of proficiency with technology and multiple software packages, including experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
Qualified candidates, please apply to: http://drakehouse.net/employmentapplication/

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Full time Administrative
Assistant Needed
Individual with friendly outgoing personality needed to greet visitors and answer office phones. Must have strong clerical skills using Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, Publisher, email and other database entry. Good communication skills, oral and written, ability to work under pressure in a fast paced non-profit organization. Must be accurate, dependable and organized to meet specified time frames. Experience in an office environment a must. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applications available at DisAbility Partners, 525 Mineral Springs Drive, Sylva. You can also apply through the Employment Security Commission and at www.DisabilityPartners.org.

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FULL TIME, located in Cashiers, NC. Mold-X needs 7 motivated individuals right away. Earn above average income. All training provided. Must meet qualifications: 18 years and older, valid drivers license, dependable transportation and work well with others. Call Jesse for interview at 828-582-1009.

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LIBERTY TAX SERVICE
WANTS YOU.....
to work with us as a
certified Tax Preparer.
Rewarding seasonal positions
offering competitive compensation available in Franklin & Clayton.
Qualifications include completion of Liberty's Tuition-Free 10 week Tax School starting September 6, 2018 and passing Liberty's and IRS certification tests.
For more information, email
franklinnc@libertytax.com
or call
(828)524-1300
small fee for books

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CARPENTERS & CARPERNTERS HELPERS Wanted. Call (828)371-4454.

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Classic Links and Luggage in Highlands. Two retail sales associate positions available. Prefer experience in apparel/boutique sales. Part time, flexible hours with seasonal/year-round potential. Aggressive hourly wage commensurate with experience. Call 407-399-0572 or email info@newmediagolf.com for interview.

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Sapphire Valley Resort is looking to hire a full-time Maintenance Technician to work at our Recreation Center. Applicants must be 18 or older and able to pass a background check and drug test. Benefits include, but are not limited to: health, vision, dental insurances, PTO, 401K, use of the resorts amenities and access to other SPM resort properties. Please stop by our office Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm to pick up an application, or call Melanie at 828.743.1163 for more information.

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CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
JOB SUMMARY:
Must have a legal right to work in the United States.
Company does not offer sponsorship.
Job is located in Franklin, North Carolina - No remote work
Multiple positions available:
Handle inbound or outbound calls in a call center with the goal of ensuring customer satisfaction and customer retention.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Answers, evaluates and prioritizes incoming telephone, voice mail, email, fax and live chat requests for assistance from users experiencing problems with hardware, software, networking and other computer-related technologies associated with the use of Drake Software.
* Interviews end user to collect information about problem and leads user through diagnostic procedures to determine source of error.
* Determines whether problem is caused by hardware, such as modem, printer, cables or telephone.
* Handles problem recognition, research, isolation, resolution and follow-up for most user problems, referring the more complex problems to DM, CRMT or technical staff for further assistance.
* Logs and tracks calls using a Call Log database and maintains history records and related problem documentation.
* Ensure maximum good will from inbound or outbound phone transactions.
* Handle inbound or outbound calls that are primarily routine or basic in nature.
* Follow basic procedures and scripts per management direction.
* Adhere to regular attendance as required for shift.
SKILL AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
* High School diploma or general education degree (GED); or related experience and/or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience required
* Basic computer and keyboarding skills required
* Prior experience in telemarketing, retail background or customer relations preferred
* Strong customer service skills required (friendly, courteous and helpful)
* Strong verbal communications skills required (good grammar, voice and diction)
* Reading fluency required
NEEDED ATTRIBUTES/ COMPETENCIES:
1. Commitment to Quality strong attention to detail and accuracy
2. Ability to clearly and succinctly communicate both in written and oral formats
3. Ability to understand/ comprehend varying levels of training and follow directions
4. Concern and desire to meet/ exceed client/ customer expectations
5. Proven dependability and professionalism
Qualified Candidates please apply to: http://drakehouse.net/employmentapplication/

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**DRIVERS & MECHANICS WANTED**
Hiring for busy towing and automotive facilities. Positions available for small, medium and large wreckers and/or rollback operators. Mechanic positions also available. Clean DL and background a must. Call 828-349-0011.

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THE TOWN OF FRANKLIN is accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant to assist the Franklin Police Department. The position will perform general office and administrative tasks, secretarial duties, and organize and manage property and evidence.
Minimum qualifications: High School diploma or equivalency is required. Graduation from a community college with coursework in computer information technology and office management is desired, along with some experience working in a high public contact environment. The candidate must successfully complete the Property and Evidence Room Management Course at the N.C Justice Academy within one year of employment.
Applicants must apply at the Macon County NCWorks Career Center office located at 23 Macon Avenue, Courthouse Annex, Franklin, NC 28734. Mailing address is 5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC, 28734. Office contact number is 828-369-9534.
An application can be found at www.franklinnc.com under the Human Resources tab. A job description can also be found here.
For additional questions please contact Human Resources at 828-524-2516.
The Town of Franklin is an EEO/ADA employer.
Starting Range: $27,560
Closing Date: September 4, 2018.

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ADMINISTRATIVE
ASSISTANT
CORPORATE ACCOUNTING
Job Description
* Must have a legal right to work in the United States.
* Company does not offer sponsorship.
* Job is located in Franklin, North Carolina - No remote work
Drake Enterprises, a corporation in existence for over 40 years, is looking for a part-time Administrative Assistant in the Corporate Accounting Department. The candidate will be scheduled up to 28 hours per week in a corporate environment that handles accounting functions for multiple businesses. The role will focus primarily on assisting the Accounts Payable Staff with a multitude of activities and tasks. The job duties will be diverse and requires a wide range of organizational and communication skills.
General Duties:
* Assist in Accounts Payable processes
* Invoice receipt, sort, scanning and routing (emailed, mailed, vendor portal downloads)
* Weekly check-runs, routing and mailing
* Assist in administration and reconciliation of corporate credit card activity
* Vendor communications and follow-up
* Daily general incoming mail sorting, scanning, and distribution
* Daily off-site drop-offs/pick-ups (banks, Drake businesses, etc...)
* Input, track and organize information in Excel spreadsheets
* Assist with administration of corporate cell phones
Other duties may be assigned based on workloads and the skills and abilities of the candidate.
Requirements:
* Be organized, able to prioritize activities and manage time well
* Communicate openly with others without reservation - not afraid to ask questions
* Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
* Detail-oriented, a quick-learner and able to accept instruction and direction from others
* Be willing to support others on the Accounting Team as needed
* Be very competent working with computers and software, specifically Excel and Outlook.
Comfortable and proficient working with company phone systems, copiers and scanners.
Qualified candidates, please apply at: http://drakehouse.net/employmentapplication/

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ANDY SHAW FORD is seeking a full time Body Shop Technician. Responsibilities include performing work as outlined on estimates, ability to perform all levels of body repair and working well with other techs and management. ASE certification in body repairs and I-CAR certification preferred. A valid state driver's license and good driving record are required. Email resume to asfbodyshop@yahoo.com or call 828-339-1259.

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MOUNTAIN PRESS is seeking full-time and part-time mailroom workers to process newspapers for mailing and delivery. Requires the ability to lift 50 lbs on a regular basis and the ability to stand for extended periods of time. Approximately 32 hours per week. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, days/ evenings, Monday through Friday. Applications are available at the Franklin Press, 40 Depot Street, Franklin, NC. No phone calls please.

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CHEROKEE INDIAN HOSPITAL AUTHORITY has the following jobs available:
Optometrist
Dental Assistant II
FNP/PA Ortho
Tribal MCO Director
Physician Primary Care
Contracting Officer
EVS Specialist
HR Data Coordinator - Emergency Hire
Residential Tech Snowbird Residential Treatment Center (3 Positions)
Emergency Hire Residential Tech Snowbird Residential Treatment Center
Certified Nursing Assistant Tsali Care (12 Positions)
CNA Medication Aide Tsali Care Center (2 Positions)
RN Tsali Care Center (2 Positions)
RN Supervisor Tsali Care Center
Driver/Medication Aide Tsali Care Center
Ward Clerk Tsali Care Center (3 Positions)
Housekeeper I Tsali Care Center
Assistant Housekeeping Supervisor Tsali Care Center
Cook Tsali Care Center
Cook Aide Tsali Care Center (2 Positions)
Cook Supervisor Tsali Care Center
Social Worker Tsali Care Center
To apply, visit careers.cherokeehospital.org. If you have questions, contact the Cherokee Indian Hospital HR department at 828-497-9163. These positions are open until filled. Indian preference does apply.

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WANTED RELIABLE HARD worker with powerful weed trimmer to do lawn and other chores. In beautiful setting. $12/hr starting pay. (828)369-0048.

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CHEROKEE INDIAN HOSPITAL AUTHORITY has the following jobs available:
Registration Receptionist Clerk ICC
Pharmacy Tech I
CNA Clerk In Patient
CNA In Patient
PTI RN Emergency Room
To apply, visit careers.cherokeehospital.org. If you have questions, contact the Cherokee Indian Hospital HR department at 828-497-9163. These positions will close August 23, 2018 at 4:00pm. Indian preference does apply.

Medical

RN/LPN Immediate NIGHT NEED - Franklin - IN HOME CARE. A New Hope Home Care has an immediate night need for a pediatric client in Franklin. Shifts range from 10 - 12 hrs Monday - Thursday nights. A New Hope Home Care strives to deliver quality clinical care while allowing our clients to live life the fullest. We are a licensed in home care agency providing personal care and skilled nursing services. www.anewhopehomecare.com 828-255-4446

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ARE YOU A Personal Care Assistant, looking to work in a compassionate and hard working environment? If so, come join us at Skyland Care Center. We have openings available for full time, part time and PRN positions. Please come apply at 193 Asheville Highway Sylva, NC 28779. For more information, call (828)586-8935.

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SKYLAND CARE CENTER is now hiring RN's and LPN's. Please come join our staff of hard working, compassionate and team playing individuals. We offer benefits for full time staff. full time. part time and PRN positions available. Please come apply at 193 Asheville Highway, Sylva, NC 28779. For more information call (828)586-8935. We hope to see you soon.

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SKYLAND CARE CENTER is now hiring! We are seeking energetic, fun loving and team playing CNAs. Sign on bonus for all CNAs! Full time and part time positions available. Come apply at 193 Asheville Highway Sylva, NC 28779. Contact us at (828)586-8935 for further information.

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We hire exceptional people... they love their work, they love to learn new things, and they love taking care of patients dental needs. Join us in changing our patients lives through excellent dental healthcare.
We are seeking a polished and experienced assistant. 1 year of recent dental experience preferred. We seek great patient service skills and an excellent team player.
Compensation will match knowledge and experience. Please send resume to
dmahiring3@yahoo.com

The Franklin Press

Mailing Address:
40 Depot Street
Franklin, NC 28744 

Phone: 828-524 2010
Fax: 828-524-8821