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 NCWorks Career Center.  Applications will be taken until March 27, 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 March 27, 2019.