Welcome To Swain County

Human Resources

Submit one application below:

Swain County Job Application (PDF Link)


State of North Carolina Job Application, PD-107 (PDF Link)

Completed applications can be mailed to: Swain County, Attn: Human Resources, P. O. Box 2321, Bryson City, NC 28713


faxed to: 828-488-2754 Attn: Human Resources


emailed to: lottie.barker@swaincountync.gov. Swain County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Living and Working in Bryson City (pdf)

Job Openings

The Swain County Department of Social Services has an opening for a Social Worker in CPS. The primary purpose of this position is to receive reports, initiate, investigate, identify, and provide child welfare services to any child who is alleged to be abused, neglected, and/or dependent, as defined by law. This employee develops with the family, formal plans to eliminate conditions of abuse, neglect, and/or dependency. This position facilitates movement in and out of the legal system, including immediate removal from the home, children identified as being in danger. Supervises and monitors such children who are in out-of-the home placement and counsels with parents to expedite child’s return to the home. Assesses family situations and prepares for the court, court-ordered home studies. This employee plans resources and other support services in conjunction with other agencies to promote maintenance of the family unit. Bachelor's Degree required, prefer Social Work or Human Services field.

Salary dependent upon qualifications. The State Application may be picked up at any Employment Security Office or downloaded. Completed applications must include a copy of your college degree transcript. The State Application PD-107 can be downloaded from their website or picked up at the office of the Employment Security Commission, or the link above. Completed Applications may be returned to the Swain County Administration Building, emailed to ebryson@swaincountync.gov, faxed to 828-488-2754 or mailed to Swain County Human Resources, P.O. Box 2321, Bryson City, NC 28713. Open until filled Swain County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Swain County has an opening for an Office Assistant. Work involves indexing and filing documents, provide general information to the public and perform requested services. This is a full time position. Starting pay is $10.50 hourly. Applications can be picked up at the Swain County Administration Building switchboard, faxed to 828-488-2754, or mailed to Swain County, Attn: Human Resources, P.O. Box 2321, Bryson City, NC 28713. Please submit applications before 4:00 pm on Monday, April 2, 2018. Please submit a copy of driver’s license with application.


Human Resources
Administration Building
101 Mitchell Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Mailing Address:
PO Box 2321
Bryson City, NC 28713

Lottie Barker
HR Director
Phone 828-488-9273
Fax 828-488-2754

Office Hours:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday