Community Social Services Technician

Work Type
Adult Services, Family and Children’s Services

Position Number
299 53 5501


Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Posted January 24, 2024

Agency Name
Yancey County DSS

Work County

Job Contact
Michele Wood Business Officer Yancey County DSS 828-682-6148 x 1001

Job Location
320 Pensacola Rd
North Carolina
Job Description

Job description

Are you looking for a career where you will have the opportunity to transform lives? Would you like to be a part of a professional work family atmosphere, where helping others is our shared vision? Would you like to LIVE, WORK, and PLAY in the beautiful mountains of Yancey County – The Gateway to Mount Mitchell? If all of that sounds appealing to you, consider joining us at Yancey County Department of Social Services! COMMUNITY SOCIAL SERVICES TECHNICIAN (CSST) Starting Salary: $29,198.00. Closing Date: Until filled We are looking for employees that meet the qualifications in the Job Description. APPLICATION PROCESS Interested candidates should submit: · Letter of Interest · Yancey County Application for Employment (on our website) · Three (3) references to: Yancey County DSS Attn: Michele Wood PO Box 67 Burnsville, NC 28714 or to Applicants will only be given credit for information provided in response to the application process in order to receive full credit for their education, training, and experience. No additional information will be solicited by Yancey County DSS. Job Description This is a paraprofessional position designed to be a support to the Children and Adult Services Units. The CSST is responsible for observing, monitoring, documenting, and transporting in Children and Adult Services. The CSST will assist adult clients with grocery shopping, transporting to medical appointments, and paying bills to help support clients stay to in their homes. The CSST may schedule and/or transport clients for drug screens or psychological evaluations, and is responsible for reviewing billing and submitting invoices for payment. Work is performed at the direction of the Program Manager and Director. Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications: Demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills, and abilities gained through two years of experience in performing similar duties; or, graduation from a two-year associate degree program designed to prepare students for human services which includes a six-month practice/internship in a similar setting (one year of the above experience may be substituted for the practice). Candidates must be 21 years old and possess a valid NC driver’s license to operate an agency vehicle. BENEFITS: Affordable NC State Medical Insurance · Dental, Vision, Critical Illness, Accident, and Hospital Insurance · Local Government Employees Retirement Plan · 401K/457 Plans · Paid Vacation and Sick Leave · Short and Long Term Disability, Term and Whole Life Insurance The mission of the Yancey County Department of Social Services is to respectfully assist families and individuals by helping them maintain, and/or enhance their quality of life; to prevent abuse, neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable people in the community.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $29,198.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Patient demographics:

  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Children
  • Older adults


  • Monday to Friday
  • On call


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
  • NC Drivers License (Required)
Work Location: In person
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