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 the North Carolina Division of Workforce Solutions.


Current Jackson County Job Openings

Environmental Health Specialist - Closing Date: January 25, 2019 Environmental Health Specialist - Closing Date: January 25, 2019 (117 KB)

Deputy Finance Director - Closing Date: January 17, 2019 Deputy Finance Director - Closing Date: January 17, 2019 (117 KB)

Full-Time Transit Dispatcher - Closing Date: January 16, 2019 Full-Time Transit Dispatcher - Closing Date: January 16, 2019 (118 KB)

Tax Administrator-Assessor - Closing Date: February 8, 2019 Tax Administrator-Assessor - Closing Date: February 8, 2019 (148 KB)

Code Inspector I or II - Closing Date: January 15, 2019 Code Inspector I or II - Closing Date: January 15, 2019 (118 KB)

Administrative Assistant/Office Manager - Closing Date: January 15, 2019 Administrative Assistant/Office Manager - Closing Date: January 15, 2019 (118 KB)

Housekeeper - Temporary Part-Time - Open Until Filled Housekeeper - Temporary Part-Time - Open Until Filled (136 KB)

Facility Supervisor - Cashiers Recreation Center - Temporary Part-Time - Open Until Filled Facility Supervisor - Cashiers Recreation Center - Temporary Part-Time - Open Until Filled (137 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 local Division of Workforce Solutions. 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 local Division of Workforce Solutions and not listed on this page.

Complete and submit an Application for Employment to the Jackson County Human Resources Department or the Sylva NC Career Work Center. 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.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

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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