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 provides in-home services to families when needs have been identified.  Requires limited availability after hours and on weekends on a rotating basis.  The starting salary is $41,276.54 depending upon 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 PD-107 State application and submit it to the Jackson County Department of Social Services 15 Griffin Street, Sylva, NC 28779 or the NC Career Works Center.  Applications will be taken until May 31, 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. This person works 20 hours per week, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.  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 May 31, 2019.

 

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 and hours are 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Monday - Friday. 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 to the NC Works Career Center as soon as possible.  Applications will be taken until May 31, 2019.