About Us

Through its partnerships with community organizations and state and federal government agencies, Hancock County provides a number of services to families and individuals in need of assistance. These services range from food stamps, cash assistance, and child care subsidies to child support enforcement, job training, and access to medical care.

Considering Public Employment in Hancock County?

Welcome to the Hancock County JFS’s career opportunity page. Employment with us is more than just a job — it is a privilege to serve our families, friends, and neighbors within in our region. Every day employees strive to deliver excellence, accountability and efficiency through Ohio’s government.


Working for the State of Ohio is a public service calling. It is an honorable choice and we are glad you are considering a career in public service. If you are a self-motivated, committed and energetic candidate, and you have a passion to serve, click HERE to visit our job postings page for our latest career opportunities.


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Affirmative Action/Equal Employment

Hancock County Job & Family Services staff are governed by Ohio Civil Service laws as set forth in Chapter 124 of the Ohio Revised Code and Rules promulgated by the Ohio Department of Administrative Services.  The Board of County Commissioners also adopt resolutions affecting personnel policies of this department.

Hancock County Job & Family Services is committed to the principles and procedures of Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.  All facets of personnel administration including recruitment, examination, selection, classification, compensation, benefits, promotion, and separation, are administered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ethnic background, political affiliation, age, sex, or disability, except where such non-merit factors constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary for proper and efficient administration.


HCJFS accepting proposals for TANF Summer Youth Employment Program

Hancock County Job and Family Services and OhioMeansJobs-Hancock are requesting proposals to establish a TANF Summer Youth Employment Program to provide educational, employment and training supports for individuals who are 14-18 years of age enrolled in secondary school.  This programContinue Reading