What is it like to work in Madison County? > Pictured above is the Madison County Employee Social Committee:  (from top left) Jan Franklin, Audrey Williams, Sylvia Riddle, Kary Ledford, and Lynn Bowles.  They work to keep the climate of "family" everpresent amongst county employees.

Madison County Government offers a variety of benefits to its employees. Background tests and drug screening is used as a precondition to employment. Madison County is an equal opportunity employer.

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Current Vacancies:

Animal Shelter Employee

Community Services Administrative Specialist

Social Work Supervisor II

Solid Waste Director

Lab Technician II

Nutrition Driver

Community Services Transportation Driver

Social Worker II (In Home Services Program)

Salary: $29,629

Full Time: 40 Hours

Application Closing Date: Open until filled.

Description of Primary Duties:
The primary purpose of the position is to provide services using social work skills to enable the disabled and elderly in Madison County to live as independently as possible. The person filling this position will determine if individuals qualify for services and the appropriate amount of services to fulfill the needs of the client. This will be accomplished through quarterly visits to client homes and supervision of all in home aides.

Description of Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to individual casework group work and community problems. Knowledge of the psychosocial, socioeconomic and behavioral problems and their treatment. Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and community resources. Knowledge of laws, regulations and policies which govern the program. General knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment is required in certain programs or settings. Skill in establishing rapport with a client and applying techniques of assessing psychosocial, behavioral, and psychological aspects of client's problem. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative superiors, members of case load and their families, and with civic, medical, social, and religious organizations. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work required. Prefer a candidate with supervisory experience as well as three years of experience in the Social Work field.

How to Apply:
If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, please submit a State Employment Application Form (PD-107) to:

Regina Sams, Director
462 Long Branch Road
Marshall, NC 28753

For additional information please call (828) 649-2722

Madison County is a drug-free workplace. Positions require pre-employment drug testing. Madison County will employ only those individuals who are US citizens or legal aliens authorized to work in the US. Madison County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, nationality, sex, religion, age or disability.


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