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Processing Assistant IV

Date Posted: 11/16/2023
Department: DSS-Adult Services
Salary Grade: 61
Compensation: $31,837.00
Hours: Full Time
Deadline: Open until Filled

Duties & Responsibilities

Performs a variety of office support functions to include serving as the agency receptionist. Additional duties include, but are not limited to: Answering the switchboard, typing intake cards, issuing work permits, helping with other clerical duties when needed and as time allows.

Minimum Requirements

High School graduation 
Computer Proficiency
Bi-Lingual ability (English/Spanish) is desirable
Pre-Employment Drug Screening

Desirable Training and Experience

Demonstrated possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least one year of office assistant/secretarial experience; or a combination of training and experience.

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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