Jackson County 

                 Department of Social Services
Employment Opportunities


The Jackson County Department of Social Services is recruiting for a Processing Assistant III.  Duties will include reception, 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 for Employment is available online at: http://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 May 14, 2021.


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 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 May 24, 2021.