Income Maintenance Caseworker

Date Posted: 01/29/2021

Department: DSS

Compensation: $26,992 - $36,282 Depending on Education and Experience

Hours: Full-time

Deadline: Open until filled

Duties and Responsibilities

This caseworker is assigned to a unit within the Economic Services Section. This position is responsible taking applications, determining eligibility and maintaining case records for:


This includes collecting evidence by:


The employee must determine how the changes impact the eligibility of the case. Employees must explain program requirements and options and advise or refer clients to other program services as appropriate. This worker must be a team player, and have excellent communication skills.

Minimum Requirements

Desirable Training and Experience

We will accept applications for Income Maintenance Caseworker with the following qualifications: 



Benefits after 90 days: 

Medical Insurance employee coverage at no cost for premiums if wellness premium discount is obtained 

Dental and Life Insurance at no cost to the employee for monthly premiums 

Membership in the Local Government Retirement System- lifetime pension if an employee retires from a Local Government position

Supplemental retirement 401k/457 - 2% of the employee's salary contributed by McDowell County each pay period. 

Sick and vacation


Holiday pay begins immediately  

How to Apply

Pre-employment drug screening and background check is required. 


Applications will be given credit only for information provided in response to this announcement. No additional information will be solicited by McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience. 


Interested candidates submit:

  • PD 107
  • Transcripts
  • Three references
  • Drug screening consent
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Confidential information release


McDowell County is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the County to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, political affiliation or nationalorigin. The County will interactively work with disabled applicants and employees to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow the individual to perform essential job functions. 


McDowell County participates in E-Verify. 


Applications are available: 


  • on our website: 
    • - under "Employment"
  • McDowell County Administration Building: 
    • 60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752
  • Employment Security Commission: 
    • 316 Baldwin Ave Marion, NC 28752

Applications can be submitted: 


  • in person at the County Administration building: 
    • 60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752
  • or by Mail to: 
    • McDowell County Human Resources60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752
  • or by email to: