Jackson County 

                 Department of Social Services
Employment Opportunities


The Jackson County Department of Social Services is recruiting for a Community Social Services Assistant.  Duties primarily involve transporting foster children for a variety of purposes such as visits with parents, medical appointments, counseling, education, or training.  Candidates for this position should be highly dependable and adaptable, have completed high school, interact well with children, and have a valid driver's license with a good driving record.   The starting salary is $23,694.27.  Applicants should complete a NC State application form (PD-107) and submit it to the Jackson County Department of Social Services 15 Griffin Street, Sylva, NC 28779 or the Sylva branch of the NC Division of Workforce Solutions.  Applicants will be taken until January 21, 2019.  

 

 

The Jackson County Department of Social Services is recruiting for a permanent, part-time Community Social Services Assistant.  Duties primarily involve transporting foster children for a variety of purposes such as visits with parents, medical appointments, counseling, education, or training.  Candidates for this position should be highly dependable and adaptable, have completed high school, interact well with children, and have a valid driver's license with a good driving record.   The starting salary is $12.58 per hour.  Benefits include prorated annual and sick leave.  Applicants should complete a NC State application form (PD-107) and submit it to the Jackson County Department of Social Services 15 Griffin Street, Sylva, NC 28779 or the Sylva branch of the NC Division of Workforce Solutions.  Applicants will be taken until January 21, 2019. 

The Jackson County Department of Social Services is recruiting for a permanent, part-time Adult Services Social Worker.  This position investigates reports of adult abuse and neglect, provides guardianship services for at-risk adults, and other adult services duties as assigned.  Starting pay is $18.90 per hour depending upon education and experience.  This position also includes prorated sick leave, vacation leave and holiday pay.  Minimum qualifications include a four year degree in a Human Service field.  Preference will be given to applicants with a Master's or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and experience providing Social Work services.  Applicants should complete a PD-107 state application and submit it to the Jackson County Department of Social Services, 15 Griffin Street, Sylva, NC 28779, or the NC Careers Works Center.  Applications will be taken until February 8, 2019.