Jackson County 

                 Department of Social Services
Employment Opportunities


The Jackson County Department of Social Services is recruiting for an Adult Services Social Worker.  This position investigates reports of adult abuse and neglect and provides case management for substantiated adult protective services cases.  This position also provides ongoing case management for guardianships, payeeships, individual and family adjustment services.  Other duties include general intake and community outreach services.  Requires limited availability after hours and on weekends on an as-needed-basis.  Starting salary is $36,369.35, if fully qualified.  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.  The application for employment is available online at: https://www.jacksonnc.org/employment-opportunities or may be obtained at the Jackson County Human Resources Office or the Sylva branch of the NC Works Career Center.  Applications will be taken until June 18, 2021.



The Jackson County Department of Social Services is recruiting for a full-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, adaptable, have the ability to lift children and car seats, have completed high school, interact well with children, and have a valid NC driver's license with a good driving record.   The starting salary is $24,168.16.  The application for employment is available online at:  www.jacksonnc.org/employment-opportunities and should be submitted to the Jackson County Department of Social Services 15 Griffin Street, Sylva, NC 28779 or the Sylva branch of the NC Works Career Center.  Applications will be taken until June 18, 2021