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

Adult Day Care Activities Manager/Substitute - Closing date: August 31, 2018 Adult Day Care Activities Manager/Substitute - Closing date: August 31, 2018 (141 KB)

Fire Inspector - Closing Date: August 28, 2018 Fire Inspector - Closing Date: August 28, 2018 (140 KB)

Processing Assistant III - Closing Date: August 17, 2018 Processing Assistant III - Closing Date: August 17, 2018 (42 KB)

General Utility Worker III - Closing date: August 17, 2018 General Utility Worker III - Closing date: August 17, 2018 (139 KB)

Outdoor Recreation Manager - Closing Date: August 24, 2018 Outdoor Recreation Manager - Closing Date: August 24, 2018 (141 KB)

Social Worker II - OB Care Manager - Closing Date: August 17, 2018 Social Worker II - OB Care Manager - Closing Date: August 17, 2018 (33 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)

Human Resources Director - Open Until Filled Human Resources Director - Open Until Filled (221 KB)

Temporary Full-Time General Utility Worker III - Open Until Filled Temporary Full-Time General Utility Worker III - Open Until Filled (100 KB)

Tax Administrator - Open Until Filled Tax Administrator - Open Until Filled (179 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 a State Application to the Jackson County Human Resources Department or the Sylva Division of Workforce Solutions. (Applications are available for download below and paper copies are available upon request.) Resumes are not accepted in place of applications; however resumes are accepted in addition to a completed application.

Jackson County Human Resources
401 Grindstaff Cove Road, Suite A-218
Sylva, NC 28779
828-631-2212 

828-631-2266 - Fax

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

NC Career Works Center
26 Ridgeway Street – Suite 2
Sylva, NC 28779
828-586-4063

Office Hours:
Monday & Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon & 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon

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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