Jackson County is dedicated to hiring and retaining progressive, well-qualified and motivated employees committed to excellence in public service for the citizens of Jackson County. We offer equitable salaries and excellent benefits.

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Jackson County lists available job opportunities with NCWorks.


Current Jackson County Job Openings

Facility Supervisor - Cashiers Recreation Center - Closing Date: August 23, 2019 Facility Supervisor - Cashiers Recreation Center - Closing Date: August 23, 2019 (171 KB)

Congregate Meals Manager - Closing Date: August 2, 2019 Congregate Meals Manager - Closing Date: August 2, 2019 (176 KB)

Environmental Health Program Coordinator - Closing Date: August 2, 2019 Environmental Health Program Coordinator - Closing Date: August 2, 2019 (264 KB)

General Utility Worker III - Grounds - Closing Date: July 29, 2019 General Utility Worker III - Grounds - Closing Date: July 29, 2019 (116 KB)

Animal Shelter Processing Assistant III - Closing Date: July 26, 2019 Animal Shelter Processing Assistant III - Closing Date: July 26, 2019 (81 KB)

Social Worker - Child Protective Services - Closing Date: July 19, 2019 Social Worker - Child Protective Services - Closing Date: July 19, 2019 (116 KB)

Environmental Health Program Specialist - Closing Date: July 19, 2019 Environmental Health Program Specialist - Closing Date: July 19, 2019 (49 KB)

Sales and Marketing Manager - Closing Date: July 19, 2019 Sales and Marketing Manager - Closing Date: July 19, 2019 (244 KB)


Frequently Asked Questions

Information about job vacancies are posted in the Human Resources Department, distributed to all County departments via interoffice memorandum, in addition to being sent to the NCWorks Career Center - Jackson County. Selected vacancies are published in The Sylva Herald and shared with other community agencies, other newspapers and/or professional publications.

Please note that vacant positions in the Jackson County Health Department and Jackson County Department of Social Services are advertised by said departments and listed with the NCWorks Career Center - Jackson County and not listed on this page.

Complete and submit an Application for Employment to the Jackson County Human Resources Department or the NCWorks Career Center - Jackson County. Applications are available for download below and paper copies available upon request. Resumes are not accepted in place of applications; however resumes are accepted in addition to a completed application.

After the closing date, applications are reviewed and qualified candidates are selected for interviews. Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check. All new Jackson County employees are subject to a one year probationary period. All applicants will receive written notification as to the outcome of their application; this will be mailed to the address provided on the application. If you are not selected, your application will remain on file for two years.


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All prospective employees are subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen. Jackson County participates in the federal E-Verify program.

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