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 $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.  The application for employment is available online at: https://www.jacksonnc.org/employment-opportunities.  Applications will be taken until July 30, 2021.

 

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 . Applications will be taken until July 30, 2021.


The Jackson County Department of Social Services is recruiting for an Income Maintenance Caseworker.  This position is responsible for intake, application processing and review functions in determining eligibility for Family and Children’s Medicaid.  Above average communication, computer and work organizational skills are required.  Work involves direct contact with the public.  Applicants should have one year of Income Maintenance Casework experience.  Applicants will also be considered who have an Associate’s Degree in human services, business or clerical related field, or graduation from high school and an equivalent combination of training and experience.  The starting salary is $28,496.34 – $31,417.21 depending on education and experience.   The application for employment is available online at: https://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 July 30, 2021.


The Jackson County Department of Social Services is recruiting for a Processing Assistant III.  Duties will include reception, answering the telephone, copying, filing, scanning, receiving and providing information to the public, data entry, and other related clerical tasks.  Applicants should have excellent customer service skills, good computer skills, the ability to communicate effectively in person and by telephone, a general knowledge of office procedures, and the ability to learn and apply a variety of guidelines.  The starting salary is $25,847.02 depending upon experience.  Applicants must have completed high school and have at least one year of clerical experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  The application is available online at: http://www.jcdss.org.  Please submit your application to the Jackson County Department of Social Services, 15 Griffin Street, Sylva, NC 28779 or the NC Works Career Center.  Applications will be taken until July 30, 2021.