Employment

Food Services

Help Wanted - We are looking for experienced wait staff, bartenders and Bussers. Must be a responsible team player with a positive attitude. Full time and part time positions available. Apply in person at Wild Thyme Gourmet 343-D Main Street, Highlands NC Please no phone calls

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NOW HIRING for auto tech or trainee. One of Franklin's busiest auto shops, (828)421-1742.

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SHIPPING AND RECEIVING. Excellent Computer skills must include data entry, tracking purchase orders and pricing merchandise. Routing paperwork, handle damage claims and discrepancies. Must be professional appearing individual with attention to detail. Year round.
THE SUMMER HOUSE- 828-526-5577.

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FURNITURE DELIVERY mostly in the Highlands, Cashiers area. Professional appearing individual experienced in dealing with the public. Good driving record. Attention to detail. Monday thru Friday some Saturdays & Sundays. Must apply in person.
THE SUMMER HOUSE - 828-526-5577

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METHODIST HOME FOR CHILDREN is hiring for the following positions:
- Program Manager
- Male Resident Counselors
Competitive pay. Paid training. Excellent benefits available. Rewarding work environment. Advancement opportunities. Apply online at www.mhfc.org.

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Sapphire Valley Resort is in need of a manager for the 9-hole Red Bird Golf Links Course and the Sapphire Valley Ski Lodge. This position would manage the golf course approximately 7 months out of the year and inside the Ski Lodge the other 5 months. Must have manager experience and good customer service qualities. A background check will be done. Please contact Melanie at 828-743-1163 for further details or to fill out an application.

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MOVER NEEDED
Smoky Mtn Moving Co looking for part-time help. Experience preferred but not required. Apply in person at 47 W. Depot St. 828-349-4551

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Bear Mountain Outfitters is hiring a General Manager! We are looking for an experienced retail manager to join our family! Salary is negotiable and will be commiserate with experience. This person will work hand-in-hand with the owner to manage daily operations of the store. Benefits include: 40% off all purchases, 4 days of paid vacation after six months and a total of 7 after one year, and paid travel, lodging, & food to buying shows during the year as needed! Apply in person 302 Main Street, Highlands.

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Bear Mountain Outfitters is hiring! Come join the family at Bear Mountain on the corner of 3rd and Main Street! Full-time associates start at $12/hour and can earn raises over time! Benefits for full time associates include: 30% off all purchases w/ increase to 40% off all purchases after three months, 2 days of paid vacation after six months and a total of 5 after one year, and monthly drawings to win free BMO gear! Apply in person at 302 Main Street, Highlands.

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CUSTODIAN; Full Time position. Hours of work are 4p.m. to midnight, Monday - Friday. Provides general cleaning services in common areas of educational and administrative facilities. Clean, mop, sweep, dust, empty trash, clean windows and stock supplies. Must be able to read/ write English, work well with people and communicate effectively. Must be able to work independently. HS diploma or equivalent required. Benefit package includes health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, retirement and paid educational benefits. A pre-employment drug screen and background check are required. Apply at the NC Works office, 23 Macon Avenue, Franklin NC 28734 or at www.ncworks.gov by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017 or until filled. An EOE/AA Employer.

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Highlands Automotive Service is looking for a technician to join our team! Good skills with drivability issues, and ASE certification preferred. Strong professionalism and team working skills required. Offering salaried pay based on experience, with paid sick and vacation time. Uniforms provided. 828-787-2360, highlandsautomotiveservice@gmail.com

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Now Hiring, reliable, hard working employess with clean driving record, Appalachian Tree & Crane, Inc. Contact our office at (828)524-4277.

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CUSTOMER SERVICE
REPRESENTATIVE
(Full time and Part Time
Available)
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
Please apply at http://drakehouse.net/employmentapplication/

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DUE TO INCREASE in business, we need 3 sales persons immediately! Some college preferred but will train the right persons. Also, experienced in Internet and Business Development Concept sales. Top pay and benefits. Paid training. Dress for interview. Mike, (828)524-2156. Apply in person at Franklin Ford.

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FRONT OFFICE
RECEPTIONIST
Allergy Partners of WNC has an immediate opening for a full time front office receptionist in our Clyde and Franklin offices. Position requires a minimum of one year of experience in a medical setting. Experience in Centricity medical software a plus. Effective communication skills are necessary. Please submit resume by email to dsanders@allergypartners.com

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POSITION AVAILABLE: MACON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES. This position is in the Family and Children's Medicaid and Work First Unit and conducts the and correctly determines the applicant's eligibility for Family and Children's Medicaid, N.C. Health Choice and Work First Cash Assistance within NC FAST. Please see full job description at http://maconnc.org/job-listings.html.
A State Application PD 107 is required. Please contact the NC WORKS located in the Court House Annex. All applications must go to NC WORKS for consideration.

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FULL TIME
Mold-X, located in Cashiers, NC is growing and needs full time employees to work local as well as a traveling team to help open up and train new locations. Expenses are paid for travels. Earn above average income, training provided. Must meet qualifications: 18 years old, valid drivers license, pass drug test, work well with others, and motivated. Call Jesse for interview at 828-743-1110.

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CAROLINA BUILDER now hiring all construction skills. We are looking for people that are team players, that like to work and enjoy the fruits of their hands. Contact Dennie Covher, (829)369-5575.

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CHEROKEE INDIAN HOSPITAL AUTHORITY has the following jobs available:
Registered Nurse MDS Coordinator Tsali Care Center
Registered Nurse Supervisor Tsali Care Center (2 Positions)
Registered Nurse Tsali Care Center (2 Positions)
Accounting Technician
Certified Nursing Assistant Emergency Room
Registered Nurse Team Lead - 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 on September 21, 2017 at 4:00pm. Indian preference does apply.

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SALES REPRESENTATIVE GruntWorx
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
JOB SUMMARY:
The Sales Representative will report to the Sales Account Executive and be responsible for the sales of all GruntWorx products.
This is a full time position located in Franklin, NC and is a business of Drake Enterprises, LTD.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Outbound Sales:
Selling GruntWorx within the tax preparation industry
Meeting daily & weekly outbound call metrics
Performing demos to prospects
Administer Webinars
Sending email and collateral to prospects
Attending Trade shows and Sales seminars
Sales Support:
Answer inbound calls from potential customers and answer basic questions
Signup customers for trials, webinars and demos
Outbound calling of leads to drive customers to trial, webinars and demos
Outbound renewal calling
Outbound calling of new customers to assist with setups
Email Management
Post Sales Customer Support:
Answer inbound calls from customers and provide Level 1 support
Triage and document customer issue
Escalate to the next level as needed
SKILL AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Proficient outbound phone sales
Ability to work well with a team and individually
Great people skills/ customer service skills
Computer literacy including Outlook, Word and Excel software.
Self-motivated with ability to organize
Strong interpersonal skills for dealing effectively with customers
Excellent communication skills
Qualified candidates, please apply to: http://drakehouse.net/employmentapplication/

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LIGHT DUTY MECHANIC
Oil changes and services
Delivery of tractors/ Must know how to load and haul equipment
Must have clean driving record
Apply at Kubota Tractors of Franklin.

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OLD EDWARDS INN AND SPA are looking for the following full-time, year-round positions: Maintenance Engineer, Front Desk Agent, Bellman, Housekeepers, Massage Therapists, Cosmetologists, Estheticians, Madisons Hostess, Servers, Bussers, Cooks, Pastry Associate, Assistant Pastry Chef, Dishwashers, Sous Chef, Spa Concierge, Spa Attendant, Acorns Retail Associate, Evening Shift Laundry Associates and Event Drivers. Please contact Pat Turnbull at 828-787-2697 or apply online at www.oldedwardsinn.com

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TERMINIX of CASHIERS is growing again! Sales/ Service Technician needed for Cashiers area. Average income range: 25K-35K per year. Company provides training, benefit package and transportation for commute. Call (828)743-5013 for further details or apply online at www.TrustTerminix.com

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WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY seeks a Building & Environmental Services Supervisor. This position will act as a working supervisor, perform a variety of duties in the care and cleaning of Residential Living facilities, serve as a communication liaison between supervisors and housekeepers and assist in staff training. This is a physically demanding job which requires constant standing, squatting, walking, pulling/ pushing and requires the ability to lift up to 50lbs on a regular basis. Graduation from High School or possession of a GED and one year of experience in the area assigned; or an equivalent combination of training and experience required. Knowledge of cleaning techniques, strong interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills, proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Internet Explorer; organizational and planning skills; and 2 years supervisory experience in a housekeeping setting, ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Supervisory skills preferred.
Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities and veterans through its affirmative action program. For more information or to apply go to jobs.wcu.edu/postings/7592

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Mountain Fresh Grocery has positions available for a dishwasher and positions in the ice cream department. Please contact Shay at 828-526-2400

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Are you a COMFORT KEEPER? If you have a caring spirit and want to take an active role in helping the elderly we want to hear from you. CNAs and PCAs needed in your area. Must have reliable transportation, clean background and excellent references. Call (877)477-2233 and ask for Crystal.

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Career opportunity as a permanent, full time Rental / Office assistant at Highlands Cove Realty at Old Edwards Club. A successful applicant will be customer service oriented with excellent computer, organization and communication skills. Please send your resume with cover letter to ehillis@highlandscoverealty.com.

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NORTH CAROLINA
CERTIFIED ELECTRICIAN
Drake Enterprises. LTD
Must be NC certified electrician and have a working knowledge of electrical systems and the installation / repair of commercial and industrial electrical systems. Position is full time and is based in Franklin, NC. Must be able to work a varied schedule and requires some local travel. Qualified candidates please apply to: http://drakehouse.net/employmentapplication/

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Screen Print Operator/
Sales Associate
WNC Sport Zone
Essential job function is providing excellent customer service and at times the operation of a commercial screen print machine. Will train. Part time weekdays. Occasional weekends. Please apply to: http://drakehouse.net/employmentapplication/

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CHEROKEE INDIAN HOSPITAL AUTHORITY has the following jobs available:
Supply Warehouse Clerk
Licensed Practical Nurse
Clinical Pharmacist
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 on September 28, 2017 at 4:00pm. Indian preference does apply.

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NOW HIRING
for Warehouse & Delivery. Team up with our growing company! Are you looking for stable work in a good environment? 40+ hours per week. Clean driving record and Saturday work required. Must be able to lift without restrictions. Smoke free work place. Apply in person at Eller & Owens Furniture, Franklin NC.

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NOW HIRING
Sign holders for Eller & Owens, Franklin location. Flexible hours. Please apply at Eller & Owens, Franklin.

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NOW HIRING;
Administrative Assistant. Smoke free workplace. Apply in person. Eller & Owens Furniture, Franklin, NC location.

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CHEROKEE INDIAN HOSPITAL AUTHORITY has the following jobs available:
Part Time Intermittent Phlebotomist (2 Positions)
Part Time Intermittent Medical Laboratory Technician (2 Positions)
Physician- Emergency Room
Snowbird Residential Treatment Manager
Targeted Case Manager- Snowbird Residential Treatment Center
Master Level Therapist- Snowbird Residential Treatment Center
Cultural Coordinator- Snowbird Residential Treatment Center
Pedodontist
Residential Technician - Snowbird Residential Treatment Center (9 Positions)
Housekeeping/Grounds/Maintenance Specialist - Snowbird Residential Treatment Center
Residential Kitchen Supervisor - Snowbird Residential Treatment Center
Emergency Hire Dental Assistant II (2 Positions)
Kitchen Specialist - Snowbird Residential Treatment 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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CNA, LPN, RN and unlicensed caregivers needed to help seniors in there home. Apply at: www.AtYour Service.Care

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Phone: 828-524 2010
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