JFS Benefits

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We are looking for caring individuals who want to make a difference in our community.

When an open position becomes available to external applicants, the opportunity will be posted on our hiring website. Application instructions will appear in each job posting. 

All applications must be submitted through our online application system. Please include a resume, cover letter, and completed application. Application materials will only be accepted for current open positions.

The selection process:
  • Screening Interview: If you are chosen for a screening interview, you will be contacted by the Human Resources Department for a brief phone interview regarding the position.

  • Additional interviews with program managers/supervisors may be recommended following the screening interview.  

  • Human Resources will notify all interviewees of the final hiring decision.

  • Recommended applicants are subject to the successful completion of job-related background checks, including electronic fingerprinting and driving records when applicable.  All offers of employment are contingent upon approval of these background checks.


For social worker positions, licensure is preferred but not required.  However, a related Bachelor’s Degree is required for social worker positions. Acceptable degrees include: Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Human Ecology, Family & Consumer Science or other related fields.


In addition to competitive salaries, Fairfield County Job and Family Services offers a full benefits package.

 Benefits include:

  • Paid holidays
  • Group health and life insurance
  • Enrollment in the Public Employees Retirement System
  • Sick, vacation, and personal leave
  • An employer paid Employee Assistance Program
  • Direct deposit

Optional benefits include:

  • Deferred compensation programs
  • An employee credit union
  • Additional life insurance coverage
  • A flexible spending account program
  • Wellness incentives
  • Tuition reimbursement

Fairfield County Job and Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.