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Processing Assistant IV

Date Posted: 04/17/2023
Department: DSS-Child Support
Compensation: $29,010
Hours: Full-time
Deadline: Open until filled

Position Objectives

Performs professional office functions. Duties include, but are not limited to: assisting child support enforcement staff with the performance of a variety of duties; scheduling appointments, preparing correspondence and notices; conducting client interviews and providing explanations of program services; initiating cases including case entries; retrieving and processing IV-A referrals; locating absent parents including verification and case update; case research; filing; and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

High School Graduation and Two Years of Credible Clerical Experience
Computer Proficiency Is Required 

Desirable Training and Experience

Bi-Lingual Ability Is Desirable


Benefited after 90 days

Medical, dental, and life insurance
Sick, vacation, and holiday pay
Membership in the Local Government Retirement System

Supplemental retirement 401k/457

How to Apply



APPLICANTS WILL BE GIVEN CREDIT ONLY FOR INFORMATION PROVIDED IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. No additional information will be solicited by the McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience.


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 national origin. 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 “Job Opportunities”

  • McDowell County Administration Building(s):

              60 East Court St Marion, NC 28752 ​

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752


Applications can be submitted:

              60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752

  • or by Mail to:

               McDowell County Human Resources

               60 East Court Street Marion, NC 28752

  • or by email to: 


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