Jackson County 

                 Department of Social Services
Employment Opportunities

The Jackson County Department of Social Services is recruiting for a Social Worker in Child Protective Services.  This position investigates reports of child abuse and neglect and provides services to families where needs have been identified.  Requires limited availability after hours and on weekends on a rotating basis.  The starting salary is $41,276.54, depending on education and experience.  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/or experience providing Social Work services.  Applicants should complete a NC State application form (PD-107) and submit it to the Jackson County Department of Social Services, Attn: Dianne Cauley, 15 Griffin Street, Sylva, NC 28779, or the Sylva branch of the NC Career Works Center by October 12th.


The Jackson County Department of Social Services is recruiting for a permanent, part-time position, on an as-needed basis, to provide child care for foster children.  Duties would include providing care and supervision for foster children during visits with their parents. Candidates for this position should be highly dependable and enjoy spending time with children.  This individual should also have demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities gained through at least one year of experience in performing tasks similar to the ones assigned.  The position has a starting hourly rate of $12.58.  Applicants should complete a PD-107 state application and submit it to the Jackson County Department of Social Services, Attn: Dianne Cauley, 15 Griffin Street, Sylva, NC 28779 or to the NC Career Works Center as soon as possible.  Applications will be taken until October 5, 2018.