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Social Services Seeking Candidates For Child Services Positions

Mar 03, 2023

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Cumberland County Department of Social Services is currently seeking applicants to fill social work positions in the Children’s Services Division. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and help fill much-needed jobs that will make a difference in the lives of children and families.

Priority positions at Cumberland County DSS are Social Worker III in the Foster Care, Foster Care Teen, and Adoptions units and Social Worker IAT in the Investigative Assessments, Family Assessments and Treatment/In-Home Units within the Children’s Services Division.

These positions require a degree in Social Work (bachelor’s and/or master’s degrees) or Human Services-related degree (bachelor’s and/or master’s degree) including Sociology, Psychology, Counseling and Criminal Justice.

Cumberland County offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, including health insurance, vision, and dental insurance. Cumberland County employees are included in the N.C. Local Government Retirement System and also receive a matching contribution into a selective 401K retirement plan. Social Services also offers telework, time-limited and temporary positions.

“We are very passionate about assisting children and families, believe in the value of teamwork, and have an invested interest in our community,” said Delores Long, Children’s Services Division Director. “If this sounds like you, please review the available opportunities with Cumberland County DSS and apply online.”

For more information about employment opportunities with Cumberland County DSS and other Cumberland County Government departments, and to apply for jobs online, go to cumberlandcountync.gov/jobs. You can filter vacant positions by County department and sign up to receive notifications when new position vacancies in identified fields or departments are posted. You can also learn more about Cumberland County DSS and Cumberland County Government at cumberlandcountync.gov.

You can also contact Cumberland County Human Resources with any questions at 910-678-7653.