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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Application Form (PD-107)

Current Vacancies:

In Home Aide
Part Time- 10 hours per week

Description of Duties:
Provide in home services to the elderly and/or disabled adult to enable them to remain in their own home. Services performed by in home aides include home management, assistance with daily living tasks/can vary depending on the client’s needs.

Minimum Training/Experience:
Must be 18 years of age. Requires high school diploma or GED. Must attend all CPR, First Aid, Position requires good physical mobility, excellent people skills and a good working knowledge of record keeping.

Application Deadline:
Position Open until Filled, Application will be reviewed Wednesday, July 29th, 2014

Application Process:
A State Employment Application (PD-107) and resume must be submitted to:

Regina Sams, Director
Madison County Dept. of Community Services
462 Long Branch Road
Marshall, NC 28753


Position #: 213-70-21047

CLOSING DATE: Monday July 31, 2014 at 5:00 P.M.

Child Protective Services Investigations


HIRE RATE: $36,797

Worker responsible for investigating reports of Child Abuse, Neglect and Dependency and providing services for children in their own homes to make sure that they receive a minimum sufficient level of safety and care; and/or that they are removed from situations where that is not happening; serve as witness to Court Hearings, Prepare Case for Juvenile Court. Perform other duties as assigned. Worker works in Disaster Shelter during Disaster.

Master’s Degree in Social Work from accredited School of Social Work Child Welfare Collaborative; Masters Degree in Social Work from accredited School of Social Work plus one year directly related experience. Bachelors Degree in Social Work Child Welfare Collaborative plus one year of directly related experience; Bachelors Degree in Social Work plus two years of directly related experience; Four Year Degree in a Human Service Field plus three years directly related experience; Four Year College or University Degree plus four years of directly related experience.

Each applicant who is tendered an offer for employment for any position with Madison County Department of Social Services shall be tested for the use of the drugs specified in the Agency Policy. Refusal to submit to testing shall be a basis for withdrawal of the conditional employment offer. Valid NC Driver’s License and own transportation required. Criminal Record Check Required.

Applicants will be given credit only for information provided in response to this announcement. No additional information will be solicited or considered by this Office. Therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience. Applicants will not automatically be given credit based on their position title.

Submit State Employment Application (PD-107) and resume to:

Connie M. Harris, MPA Director
Madison County DSS
P. O. Box 219
Marshall, N. C. 28753



$15 - $20 per hour

Madison County Health Department

Closing Date:
Until filled.

Description of Work:
The Madison County Health Department has an immediate opening for a PART TIME grant funded position to serve as coordinator to a coalition which will focus on environmental approaches to reduce Substance Abuse in the community. This position will develop a (and/or enhance an existing) community coalition, facilitate the development of the coalition’s strategic plan, and manage the implementation of this plan. The successful candidate will work closely with the Grant Coordinating Center staff, the community coalition, and community leaders to ensure fidelity to the grant program. There is potential (and it would be desirable) for this position to become full time within 6 months of hire.

Minimum Education and Experience:
Background in one or more of the following fields is optimal: health education, counseling, social work, psychology, sociology, education, mass communications, etc. Several years of experience in community organizing and/or working with groups to plan and implement social change programs is preferred. Background in substance abuse, tobacco control or health education programming is desirable.

Resumes will not be accepted without the completed application. Application must include a summary of job duties performed and work experience. “See resume” on application is not acceptable.

Application Process:
Submit State Employment Application (PD-107) and resume to:

Jan Shepard, Director
Madison County Health Department
493 Medical Park Drive
Marshall, NC 28753
(828) 649-3531

Posted June 19th, 2014

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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