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.
Jackson County lists available job opportunities with the North Carolina Employment Security Commission (ESC) www.ncesc.com.
Current Jackson County Job Openings:
Temporary Part-Time Transit Driver - Closing date: Friday, December 13, 2013 (187 KB)
Full-Time Housekeeper - Closing Date: Friday, December 20, 2013 (172 KB)
Recreation Center Programming Coordinator - Closing Date: Friday, December 20, 2013 (173 KB)
Frequently Asked Questions:
Where are jobs advertised?
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 Employment Security Commission. 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 Employment Security Commission and not listed on this page.
How can I apply for an open position?
Complete and submit a State Application to the Jackson County Human Resources Department or the Sylva ESC Office. (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
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Employment Security Commission
26 Ridgeway Street – Suite 2
Sylva, NC 28779
Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 12:00 noon & 1:00-4:30 p.m.