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 Benefits Overview - CLICK HERE Jackson County Benefits Overview - CLICK HERE (147 KB)

Jackson County lists available job opportunities with the North Carolina Division of Workforce Solutions.


Current Jackson County Job Openings

Computer Support Technician I - Closing Date: June 29, 2018 Computer Support Technician I - Closing Date: June 29, 2018 (178 KB)

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

Administrative Assistant - Closing Date: June 29, 2018 Administrative Assistant - Closing Date: June 29, 2018 (101 KB)

Health & Human Services Director - Open Until Filled Health & Human Services Director - Open Until Filled (223 KB)

Income Maintenance Caseworker - Open Until Filled Income Maintenance Caseworker - Open Until Filled (191 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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