Jackson County 

                 Department of Social Services
Employment Opportunities

The Jackson County Department of Social Services is recruiting for a Foster Care Social Worker in Child Welfare.  This position will work with foster children and provide services to families where needs have been identified.  Requires limited availability after hours as needed.  The starting salary is $42,102.07, 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/or experience providing Social Work services.  Applicants should complete an application for Jackson County which is located at www.jcdss.org and submit it 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 December 06, 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.jcdss.org or www.jacksonnc.org 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 December 06, 2021.