CPS HR Consulting

  • 2450 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815, United States

CPS HR is an innovative, client-centered human resources and management consulting firm specializing in solving the unique problems and challenges faced by government and non-profit agencies. CPS HR was formed as a JPA public agency in 1985. As a self-supporting public agency, we understand the needs of public sector clients and have served as a trusted advisor to our clients for more than 31 years. The distinctive mission of CPS HR is to transform human resource management in the public sector.


With more than 110 full-time employees as well as 200+ project consultants and technical experts nationwide, CPS HR delivers breakthrough solutions that dramatically transform public sector
organizations to positively impact the communities they serve. CPSHR is headquartered in Sacramento, California, with regional offices in Littleton, Colorado; Austin, Texas; and Atlanta, Georgia.

CPS HR offers clients a comprehensive range of competitively priced services, all of which can be customized to meet the City’s specific needs. We are committed to supporting and developing strategic organizational leadership and human resource management in the public sector. We offer expertise in the areas of classification and compensation, organizational strategy, recruitment and selection, and training and development.

CPS HR occupies a unique position among its competitors in the field of government consulting; as a
JPA, whose charter mandates that we serve only public-sector clients, we actively serve all government
sectors including Federal, State, Local, Special Districts and Non-Profit Organizations. This singular
position provides CPS HR with a systemic and extensive understanding of how each government sector
is inter-connected to each other and to their communities. That understanding, combined with our
knowledge of public and private sector best practices, translates into meaningful and practical
solutions for our clients’ operational and business needs.

54 job(s) at CPS HR Consulting

Merced County Human Services Agency Merced Los Banos or Atwater, California, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under general supervision, to assist applicants for public assistance programs; explain policies and procedures; gather and verify facts and information; initiate cases through an automated system; make appropriate referrals for health, social and/or employment services; and perform related work as required. The Registration/Information Assistant is a specialized clerical classification in the Main and CalWORKs Reception Unit. Positions in this class are distinguished from those of Office Assistant II by the assignment of duties and primary responsibility for performing the initial application screening interview and related functions requiring a working knowledge of eligibility and employment services. Minimum Qualifications Two (2) years of full time experience performing general office support work, involving frequent public contacts and computer operation, with at least one (1) year performing duties comparable to an Office Assistant II in Merced County. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid California driver's license and DMV clearance may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Applicants for positions within the Human Services Agency are subject to a criminal history background check. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. Extra Help salary is $15.87 per hour. Recruitments that note continuous under the closing date are subject to close at any time. Applications will not be accepted after a continuous recruitment is closed. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to have Veteran's preference points included as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants, who receive a passing score on a written or oral examination, shall be eligible to receive credit for an additional five (5) points to be added to the final examination score. Veteran's preference is allowed only on initial entrance into County service and shall not affect the order of eligibility on any other employment lists. For the purpose of this section, a veteran is one who has received an honorable discharge from active duty, and has served: 1. During one of the following wartime or equivalent periods: Sept. 11, 2001 to End of Operation Iraqi Freedom Aug. 2, 1990 to Jan. 2, 1992 Jan. 31, 1955 to Oct. 15, 1976 2. During peacetime for which service a campaign or expeditionary medal has been authorized by the Government of the United States and where discharge was under honorable conditions. This would include Lebanon, Grenada and Southwest Asia. A copy of the discharge form (DD-214) shall be submitted to CPS HR Consulting for each position applied for, along with an application for employment requesting such preference, on or before the final filing date specified on the job announcement. Failure to submit the required credentials (DD-214) prior to the final filing date will be deemed a waiver of credits. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact Merit System Servicesat mssprogram@calhr.ca.gov or 916-323-2360 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MERCED COUNTY Merced County is located in the northern part of the San Joaquin Valley in central California, an area earning worldwide acclaim for its rich agriculture, and spans from the coastal ranges to the foothills of Yosemite National Park. The City of Merced, the self-proclaimed Gateway to Yosemite, has a population of approximately 81,102, yet retains the charm of a small town with amenities routinely found in larger communities. Merced's revitalized downtown is emerging as the entertainment center of the area. The County is representative of the rural heartland and Gold Rush remnants underpinning the state's heritage. It is a peaceful, quiet, and friendly area with an abundance of beautiful bike paths, and offers choices of higher education in UC Merced and Merced College. From a political perspective, Merced County is considered to be a bellwether county, having voted for the successful presidential candidate in every election from 1972 to 2012. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Merced County Human Services Agency Merced Los Banos or Atwater, California, United States
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under general supervision, perform highly responsible, specialized, and technical office support activities; explain rules, policies, and operations related to department records, programs, and services; may serve as a lead-worker and provide training and work assignments to a group of office support staff; and perform other related work as required. The Office Assistant III is the advanced journey level in the Office Assistant series. Incumbents either act as lead-worker to a group of office support staff, or exercise detailed subject matter knowledge of a specific and complex program area or specialized record keeping system, or independently perform complex clerical tasks. Incumbents in this position exercise initiative and independent judgment within general policies and procedures. Minimum Qualifications Experience: Two (2) years of clerical experience equivalent to an Office Assistant II in Merced County. Education : One (1) year of college or business school training may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience. Desirable: Type at a corrected rate of 45 words per minute from clear copy. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid California driver's license and DMV clearance may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Applicants for positions within the Human Services Agency are subject to a criminal history background check. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. Recruitments that note continuous under the closing date are subject to close at any time. Applications will not be accepted after a continuous recruitment is closed. The salary for Extra Help positions will be $16.84. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to have Veteran's preference points included as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants, who receive a passing score on a written or oral examination, shall be eligible to receive credit for an additional five (5) points to be added to the final examination score. Veteran's preference is allowed only on initial entrance into County service and shall not affect the order of eligibility on any other employment lists. For the purpose of this section, a veteran is one who has received an honorable discharge from active duty, and has served: 1. During one of the following wartime or equivalent periods: Sept. 11, 2001 to End of Operation Iraqi Freedom Aug. 2, 1990 to Jan. 2, 1992 Jan. 31, 1955 to Oct. 15, 1976 2. During peacetime for which service a campaign or expeditionary medal has been authorized by the Government of the United States and where discharge was under honorable conditions. This would include Lebanon, Grenada and Southwest Asia. A copy of the discharge form (DD-214) shall be submitted to CPS HR Consulting for each position applied for, along with an application for employment requesting such preference, on or before the final filing date specified on the job announcement. Failure to submit the required credentials (DD-214) prior to the final filing date will be deemed a waiver of credits. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CalHR at mssprogram@calhr.ca.gov or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MERCED COUNTY Merced County is located in the northern part of the San Joaquin Valley in central California, an area earning worldwide acclaim for its rich agriculture, and spans from the coastal ranges to the foothills of Yosemite National Park. The City of Merced, the self-proclaimed Gateway to Yosemite, has a population of approximately 81,102, yet retains the charm of a small town with amenities routinely found in larger communities. Merced's revitalized downtown is emerging as the entertainment center of the area. The County is representative of the rural heartland and Gold Rush remnants underpinning the state's heritage. It is a peaceful, quiet, and friendly area with an abundance of beautiful bike paths, and offers choices of higher education in UC Merced and Merced College. From a political perspective, Merced County is considered to be a bellwether county, having voted for the successful presidential candidate in every election from 1972 to 2012. ? Closing Date/Time: Continuous
El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency Placerville and South Lake Tahoe, California, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker IV performs casework of an advanced nature dealing with complex individual and family problems; undertakes intensive treatment plans and counseling requiring professional knowledge and training; performs other related work as assigned. Social Worker IV requires a Master's degree and social work case management experience in a public or private social services agency. This is the highest non-supervisory level in the series. Incumbents perform casework requiring the application of high level and sophisticated social services expertise and techniques, generally in areas such as adult and child protective services. Social Worker IV differs from the next higher class of Social Worker Supervisor I in that the latter is the first supervisory level. Social Worker IV differs from Social Worker III in that the latter does not require both a Master's degree and qualifying experience. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Social Worker IV receives supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level supervisor or manager pursuant to California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Manual of Policy and Procedures (MPP) Division 31 regulations (31.070). A Social Worker IV may provide lead direction to lower level Social Workers or service employees. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: http://www.mss.ca.gov/SocialServicesPositions/ SocialWorkerVideo Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university; OR Pattern 2: A Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program*; *Qualifying counseling degrees from a two (2) year counseling program includes: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology, Counseling Psychology. OR Pattern 3: One (1) year of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency and Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education. Some positions may require work in Adoptions. Per the State of California Regulations, Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 9, subsection 89155, applicants for Social Worker IV and Social Worker Supervisor II positions assigned to work in Adoptions must have a Master's degree in Social Work at time of application, in order to be selected for the position. PLEASE NOTE : Applicants who are within six months of graduation from a qualifying Master's program (see above minimum qualification patterns) will be allowed to participate in any testing for the position; and if successful, will be placed on the eligible list; however, an eligible/candidate shall not be referred for the department hiring interview until completion and receipt of the qualifying Master's degree. It will be the applicant's responsibility to notify the County of El Dorado Human Resources Departmentupon completion and receipt of the qualifying Master's degree. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and obtain a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation. There is a pay differential of $92.30 bi-weekly for full-time South Lake Tahoe employees. The ability to speak and read Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position but is not required. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designated positions must take and pass the bilingual proficiency examination administered by CPS HR Consulting and, if successful, become eligible for a pay differential of $1.00 per hour. The differential is defined by the Memorandum of Understanding between the County of El Dorado and the Bargaining Unit representing this job classification. A copy of the Memorandum of Understanding is available on the El Dorado County website. The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill regular full-time, extra-help, limited-term, or part-time vacancies as the need arises. The current vacancies are inPlacervilleand South Lake Tahoe. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT EL DORADO COUNTY El Dorado County is one of the most beautiful counties in California, spanning from Folsom Lake, across the Sierras, all the way to Lake Tahoe at the California-Nevada state line. Across its 1800 square miles, elevations range from just a few feet to over 10,000 feet above sea level. Outdoor activities are abundant year-round and are a draw for visitors to the area. Enjoy exceptional golf, kayaking in white water rapids, skiing, hiking, fishing, camping, cycling and most any other outdoor activity you can imagine. The County also offers world class wineries, many in the popular "Apple Hill" area, and rich agricultural areas, which allow for exceptional farm-to-table dining experiences. The County was formed in 1850 with the booming California Gold Rush. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Madera County Department of Social Services Madera or Oakhurst or Chowchilla, California, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker IV performs casework of an advanced nature dealing with complex individual and family problems; undertakes intensive treatment plans and counseling requiring professional knowledge and training; performs other related work as assigned. Social Worker IV requires a Master's degree and social work case management experience in a public or private social services agency. This is the highest non-supervisory level in the series. Incumbents perform casework requiring the application of high level and sophisticated social services expertise and techniques, generally in areas such as adult and child protective services. Social Worker IV differs from the next higher class of Social Worker Supervisor I in that the latter is the first supervisory level. Social Worker IV differs from Social Worker III in that the latter does not require both a Master's degree and qualifying experience. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Social Worker IV receives supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level supervisor or manager pursuant to California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Manual of Policy and Procedures (MPP) Division 31 regulations (31.070). A Social Worker IV may provide lead direction to lower level Social Workers or service employees. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university; OR Pattern 2: A Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program*; *Qualifying counseling degrees from a two (2) year counseling program includes: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology, Counseling Psychology. OR Pattern 3: One (1) year of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency and Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/SocialWorkerJobPreview.wmv While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Positions may require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting This recruitment will be used to fill Full-Time, Part-Time, and Extra-Help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises. Extra-Help positions have the provision to appoint as permanent. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MADERA COUNTY Madera County is located at the geographic center of California, in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley and the central Sierra Nevada mountains. The south-easternmost section of beautiful Yosemite National Park is also located in the northeastern portion of Madera County. Employment in the County shows that 54% are employed in the private sector, 12% in government, and 34% are self-employed. The County enjoys a favorable cost of living, lower than the national average, with housing costs coming in lower than the California average. The area is rich in agriculture, and is home to many fine wineries, the Madera Wine Trail, and many family friendly parks and trails. Many outdoor recreational opportunities are available within Yosemite. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Colusa County Department of Health and Human Services Colusa, California, United States
Jul 03, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under limited supervision, the Accounting Technician performs the more difficult and technical sub-professional accounting work required in the maintenance of fiscal and statistical records; prepares and assists in the preparation of financial statements, documents, analysis, and reports; maintains accounting records, reports, and manual or computer based accounting systems; and performs related work as required. The Accounting Technician is a single level specialized class with responsibility for maintaining a variety of complex departmental fiscal records, computer based accounting systems, or broad accounting functions. The Accounting Technician differs from the Account Clerk III in that the former requires sustained use of a high degree of independent judgment and interpretive ability. The Accounting Technician differs from the higher class of Accountant I in that the latter is the entry level into the professional accountant series, performing professional accounting work. Minimum Qualifications One (1) year as an Account Clerk III in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) County; OR Two (2) years as an Account Clerk II in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) County; OR Three (3) years of full time experience in the maintenance and review of fiscal, financial, accounting or statistical records; 12 semester units or 18 quarter units in accounting, business math, bookkeeping or a closely related field may be substituted for one year of the experience in this pattern; OR An Associates of Arts degree in Accounting and six months of full time experience in the maintenance and review of fiscal, financial, accounting or statistical records. Supplemental Information VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contactCalifornia Department of Human Resources(CalHR)at mssprogram@calhr.ca.gov . or 916-323-0299 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT COLUSA COUNTY Colusa County is centrally located approximately an hour North of Sacramento, 2 hours from San Francisco, 2.5 hours from Lake Tahoe, and 3 hours from the Mendocino coastline. Colusa County's economy is based on agricultural related businesses with a variety of crops. With the County's various waterways, there is an abundance of wildlife including blue herons, hawks, swans, raccoons, and deer. The County also offers tree-shaded parks, community swimming pools, tennis courts, softball and soccer fields for family enjoyment and outdoor recreation centers on the Sacramento River for camping, picnicking, boating, swimming, and fishing. Closing Date/Time: 7/17/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Modoc County Department of Social Services Alturas, California, United States
Jul 02, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker III carries a difficult caseload involving the determination of need for basic social services functions for applicants or clients; performs social studies and assignments involving individualized treatment and specialized application of casework methods and skills; provides comprehensive casework services of a tangible nature; and performs other related work as assigned. The Social Worker III is the advanced journey level in the Social Worker series. Incumbents are normally assigned a selected caseload of the more difficult cases and when needed are given supervisory consultation in development of treatment plans. They may also be assigned to a specialized function requiring a high degree of perception such as a special problem caseload or they are assigned to a specific geographic or functional area such as Court Investigations, Family Maintenance/Reunification, Emergency Response, Child/Adult Protection, or Foster Care. A Social Worker III may act as a lead worker to other social service workers. Incumbents are expected to work independently. The Social Worker III differs from Social Worker II in that the former receives the more difficult assignments requiring greater skill and depth of job knowledge in assessing problem situations and formulating plans for services. Incumbents normally work with a high degree of independence of action in administering services and in making use of agency or community resources. The Social Worker III differs from the Social Worker IV in that the latterrequiresadvanced education. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Social Worker III classification receive general direction from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level manager or deputy director, and may act as lead worker to lower classification working in the same program area. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: One (1) year of full-time experience performing journey level social work case management in the Social Worker II classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county; OR Pattern 2: Two (2) years of full-time social work case management experience in a public or private agency; AND Thirty (30) semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units from an accredited college or university, including fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and a half (22.5) quarter units in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science;** OR Pattern 3: Bachelor's degree and successful completion of twenty-four (24) semester or thirty-six (36) quarter units of a Master's degree program in Social Work, or a Counseling program from an accredited college or university, emphasizing Marriage, Family and Child Counseling or Marriage and Family therapy, Gerontology or Clinical Psychology; AND Twelve (12) months of social work case management experience.* *Qualifying social work case management includes direct case work management, such as: assessment, evaluation; conducting investigations of abuse and neglect; preparing court reports; responsibility for a long term caseload, monitoring compliance through home calls and other personal contact; collaboration with other agencies and linking clients to resources and programs; development of a case plan, modification of case plans as needed/required; and authority to impose sanctions or implement actions that impact services. **Examples of acceptable social or behavioral science courses include: anthropology, criminal justice, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, law, human services, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, social welfare, sociology, welfare, women's studies. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/SocialWorkerJobPreview.wmv Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The ability to speak, read, and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designated positions must take and pass the Merit System Services bilingual proficiency examination prior to appointment. A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation. This position is full-time at 37.5 hours per week. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks.Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CalHRat mssprogram@calhr.ca.gov or 916-323-2785 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MODOC COUNTY Modoc County is a geographically diverse area in the northeastern corner of California, and borders both Oregon and Nevada. The City of Alturas is the county seat and the only incorporated city in the County. Federal land comprises much of Modoc County, with employees from the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the US Fish and Wildlife Service assigned there. These federal operations account for a significant part of the County's economy. Modoc County is home to the Medicine Lake Highlands, which is the largest shield volcano on the US West Coast. You'll also find areas of lava flows, cinder cones, juniper flats, pine forests, and seasonal lakes, nearly one million acres of the Modoc National Forest, as well as hot springs and lava caves, which are common to the area, and geothermal energy resources. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Modoc County Department of Social Services Alturas, California, United States
Jul 02, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker IV performs casework of an advanced nature dealing with complex individual and family problems; undertakes intensive treatment plans and counseling requiring professional knowledge and training; performs other related work as assigned. Social Worker IV requires a Master's degree and social work case management experience in a public or private social services agency. This is the highest non-supervisory level in the series. Incumbents perform casework requiring the application of high level and sophisticated social services expertise and techniques, generally in areas such as adult and child protective services. Social Worker IV differs from the next higher class of Social Worker Supervisor I in that the latter is the first supervisory level. Social Worker IV differs from Social Worker III in that the latter does not require both a Master's degree and qualifying experience. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Social Worker IVreceives supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level supervisor or manager pursuant to California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Manual of Policy and Procedures (MPP) Division 31 regulations (31.070). A Social Worker IVmay provide lead direction to lower level Social Workers or service employees. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university; OR Pattern 2: A Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program*; *Qualifying counseling degrees from a two (2) year counseling program includes: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology, Counseling Psychology. OR Pattern 3: One (1) year of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency and Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education. Some positions may require work in Adoptions. Per the State of California Regulations, Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 9, subsection 89155, applicants for Social Worker IV and Social Worker Supervisor II positions assigned to work in Adoptions must have a Master's degree in Social Work at time of application, in order to be selected for the position. NOTE: Applicants who are within six months of graduation from a qualifying MSW program will be reviewed for further consideration; however, an eligible shall not be hired until completion and receipt of the MSW. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/SocialWorkerJobPreview.wmv While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The ability to speak, read, and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designated positions must take and pass the Merit System Services bilingual proficiency examination prior to appointment. A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation. This position is full-time at 37.5 hours per week. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks.Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CalHRat mssprogram @calhr. ca.gov or 916-323-2785 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MODOC COUNTY Modoc County is a geographically diverse area in the northeastern corner of California, and borders both Oregon and Nevada. The City of Alturas is the county seat and the only incorporated city in the County. Federal land comprises much of Modoc County, with employees from the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the US Fish and Wildlife Service assigned there. These federal operations account for a significant part of the County's economy. Modoc County is home to the Medicine Lake Highlands, which is the largest shield volcano on the US West Coast. You'll also find areas of lava flows, cinder cones, juniper flats, pine forests, and seasonal lakes, nearly one million acres of the Modoc National Forest, as well as hot springs and lava caves, which are common to the area, and geothermal energy resources. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Modoc County Department of Social Services Alturas, California, United States
Jul 02, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Performs basic social services casework; identifies client needs for more intensive casework services and provides referrals; carries a caseload of moderately difficult cases; manages a caseload of increasingly difficult cases; and performs other related work as assigned. Working under close supervision, Social Worker I is the entry/trainee class in the professional Social Worker series. Employees in this class are learning casework methods, procedures, policies and carry a limited non-complex social services caseload under close supervision and receive in-service training; are given close and constant supervision while learning social work principles, social service programs, basic case work methods and techniques, and departmental rules, regulations and procedures. Typical assignments are within child welfare and adult services programs; however, at the agency's discretion positions may be assigned to employment services to perform social services case work for employment services clients as required by department needs. As requisite skill and knowledge is developed, greater independence and the full scope of responsibility is exercised. Unless a position is permanently allocated to the Social Worker I level due to the nature of the work, employees are expected to advance to the Social Worker II after one year of satisfactory performance at the trainee level. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Social Worker I/II classification receive direct supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor, or other higher-level supervisor or manager. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; OR Pattern 2: Successful completion of thirty (30) college semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units from an accredited college or university, including fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and a half (22.5) quarter units in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science*; AND One (1) year of full-time experience in the Social Service Aide, Eligibility Worker II, Employment and Training Worker II or comparable classification; OR Three (3) years of full-time experience providing direct client services to disadvantaged adults or children in a private or public agency. *Examples of acceptable social or behavioral science courses include: anthropology, criminal justice, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, human services, law, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, social welfare, sociology, welfare, women's studies. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/SocialWorkerJobPreview.wmv Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The ability to speak, read, and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designated positions must take and pass the Merit System Services bilingual proficiency examination prior to appointment. A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation. This position is full-time at 37.5 hours per week. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks.Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. At the discretion ofModoc County Department of Social Services, and with the approval of Merit System Services, qualified candidates certified to the eligible list established by this exam may be appointed to theSocial WorkerII level if the appointee meets theSocial WorkerII minimum requirements. Salary for the II level is $2,936 - $3747 . EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CalHRat monique.watts@calhr.ca.gov or 916-323-2785 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MODOC COUNTY Modoc County is a geographically diverse area in the northeastern corner of California, and borders both Oregon and Nevada. The City of Alturas is the county seat and the only incorporated city in the County. Federal land comprises much of Modoc County, with employees from the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the US Fish and Wildlife Service assigned there. These federal operations account for a significant part of the County's economy. Modoc County is home to the Medicine Lake Highlands, which is the largest shield volcano on the US West Coast. You'll also find areas of lava flows, cinder cones, juniper flats, pine forests, and seasonal lakes, nearly one million acres of the Modoc National Forest, as well as hot springs and lava caves, which are common to the area, and geothermal energy resources. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Monterey County Department of Social Services Salinas, California, United States
Jul 01, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker IV performs casework of an advanced nature dealing with complex individual and family problems; undertakes intensive treatment plans and counseling requiring professional knowledge and training; performs other related work as assigned. Social Worker IV requires a Master's degree and social work case management experience in a public or private social services agency. This is the highest non-supervisory level in the series. Incumbents perform casework requiring the application of high level and sophisticated social services expertise and techniques, generally in areas such as adult and child protective services. Social Worker IV differs from the next higher class of Social Worker Supervisor I in that the latter is the first supervisory level. Social Worker IV differs from Social Worker III in that the latter does not require both a Master's degree and qualifying experience. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Social Worker IVreceives supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level supervisor or manager pursuant to California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Manual of Policy and Procedures (MPP) Division 31 regulations (31.070). A Social Worker IVmay provide lead direction to lower level Social Workers or service employees. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Performs case studies for the purpose of assessing problems and determining appropriate types and methods of treatment. Develops intensive long or short-term treatment plans, which require a comprehensive fund of professional knowledge with the aim of improving or restoring individual or family functioning. Ensures all services are delivered in a respectful, culturally sensitive and appropriate manner and in conformance with agency, state and federal requirements. Acts as a casework consultant to staff members without professional training. Functions at a highly skilled level in such areas as counseling, protective services, medical social work, family services, community organization and research. May perform the following specific types of counseling: marital, family inter-relationship, protective services for children or adults incapable of self-care. Investigates and provides services to children where their physical or emotional welfare is involved such as cases of neglect, abuse, emotional or behavioral problems, physical or mental disabilities, or other health conditions involving a child's personality; unmarried parenthood; conflict in parent-child relationships; lack of proper guardianship of a child; problems in school or community relationships; inadequate child care arrangements by working parents or the absence of one parent from the home and its effects on the stability of the child's home. Receives reports of children, dependent adults and elderly abuse; investigates allegations by conducting interviews with victims and others; assesses situations to protect vulnerable adults and children and recommends, implements and monitors alternate placement, may remove children from unsafe situations; may provide information to law enforcement or district attorneys; may be required to work on-call; may testify in court; supports witnesses and victims who must testify in court. Assesses prospective foster and adoptive parents; matches children with adoptive/foster parents, and counsels foster and adoptive families. Refers clients to other staff members or to community resources for direct and intensive services and specialized counseling; advocates on clients behalf for most appropriate services including enabling services. Coordinates and directly monitors family visitations to assess progress toward the case plan goals. Interprets and explains rules, regulations and policies to clients and applicants. Maintains casework records and handles relevant correspondence. Develops and prepares court report, case plans, case narratives and safety plans in automated computer systems. Operates a personal computer and other office equipment; enters and retrieves data and narratives from automated computer systems. Prepares and maintains case records and databases; communicates decisions, timelines, recommendations, and case plans to clients, families, and service providers. Communicates effectively with clients and others in writing, in person, and over the telephone. Analyzes data, interprets directions, procedures and regulations, and develops appropriate responses. Performs job duties under stressful conditions and emergency situations. Responds appropriately to situations. Maintains confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations; performs all duties in conformance with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics. Performs related duties as assigned. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Principles and practices of organization, workload management, and time management. Principles and practices of note taking, report writing, English composition, grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Phone etiquette and interview techniques. Principles and practices of counseling, bio-psychosocial assessments and therapy. Physical and mental health principles and the impact on the personality. Local socio-economic conditions, trends, and current problems and methodology in the field of public social services. Basic principles and techniques of interviewing and recording the social casework. Laws, rules, and regulations governing the operation of the public welfare agency and the role and responsibilities of a social worker. Community organizations and social problems calling for the use of public and private community resources. Basic principles involved in the nature, growth and development of personality, and in-group processes. Basic principles of individual and group behavior. Current issues in the field of social welfare. Principles of analysis and problem-solving methodology. Basic public welfare programs on the Federal, State, and local level. General principles of public assistance policies and programs. Medical, legal, economic, and social management needs of individuals and families with special medical needs such as HIV disease, drug dependency, the medically fragile child, Alzheimer's, and the terminally ill. Strategies and protocols surrounding crisis intervention techniques such as voice modulation and assessing the potential for suicide. Psychopathology, the different types of mental illness diagnoses, how mental illness affects human behavior and mental health services and treatments utilized by clients. Signs, stages and dynamics of abuse, and the effects of abuse on child/adult development and behavior. Signs and symptoms of alcohol and drug use/abuse in adults and children and the effects on families. Standards for maintaining clients safely in home; options for placement; effects of removing clients from unsafe situations. Ability to: Apply the principles of child psychology and family relationships. Evaluate personal psychological factors in the child and/or family's situation. Recognize signs of abuse for children, the elderly and dependent adults; assess risk factors and potential dangers to clients. Act effectively in stressful situations. Demonstrate skill in the more difficult casework areas. Accept and use consultative supervision. Analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action. Apply existing laws, rules and regulations to welfare department operations and interpret and explain to the applicant, recipient, or others public social services programs, policies, rules and regulations. Develop skill in interviewing, case recording and interpretation. Interact professionally and respectfully with clients including difficult, hostile, or distressed clients. Respect cultural differences. Work constructively within a community setting and effectively use appropriate resources and services. Understand and learn the agency programs, policy and procedures. Obtain and recognize relevant and significant facts. Organize and maintain work detail. Relate and work well with agency staff, clients, and others. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain client rapport on an individual basis. Maintain confidentiality in accordance with legal standards and/or county regulations. Use computers and related software. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with agency staff, clients, and outside organizations. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university; OR Pattern 2: A Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program*; *Qualifying counseling degrees from a two (2) year counseling program includes: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology, Counseling Psychology. OR Pattern 3: One (1) year of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency and Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education. Some positions may require work in Adoptions. Per the State of California Regulations, Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 9, subsection 89155, applicants for Social Worker IV and Social Worker Supervisor II positions assigned to work in Adoptions must have a Master's degree in Social Work at time of application, in order to be selected for the position. NOTE: Applicants who are within six months of graduation from a qualifying MSW program will be reviewed for further consideration; however, an eligible shall not be hired until completion and receipt of the MSW. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/SocialWorkerJobPreview.wmv While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. Employees who drive on County business to carry out job related duties must possess a valid CA Driver License for the class vehicle driven. The Department of Social Services will conduct a thorough background and reference check process which includes a Department of Justice fingerprint check. Employees must have and show their original Social Security Card and a valid CA Driver License or CA State ID on the first day of work. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks.Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. For additional information on benefits, visit http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/personnel/Benefits.html#sheets VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CalHRat mssprogram@calhr.ca.gov or 916-323-2785 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MONTEREY COUNTY Located on California's picturesque Pacific Coast, the County of Monterey is blessed with mild weather year-round and is home to miles of beautiful beaches, spectacular mountain ranges, groves of redwoods, low-rolling foothills, and a bountiful valley. With a population exceeding 400,000, the County is proud of its vibrant citizenry, great traditions, educational opportunities, and multicultural lifestyles. Boasting such world-renowned attractions as the spectacular Big Sur Coast, 17-Mile Drive, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cannery Row, the Steinbeck Center, the Monterey Jazz and Blues Festivals and Pebble Beach - possibly the world's most famous golf course, it's easy to see why an estimated 4.3 million visitors a year make Monterey County their destination of choice. In addition to a thriving tourist trade, Monterey County's economy is largely based on a vigorous agricultural industry. Known as the 'salad bowl of the nation' the Salinas Valley provides fresh vegetables and salad greens to the entire country. California's 16th largest county also provides many educational opportunities for its residents including California State University at Monterey Bay, the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, the Defense Language Institute (DLI), Presidio of Monterey, and the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). All these factors combine to make Monterey County a healthy, economically diverse region eager to foster and sustain an enriching lifestyle for its residents. ABOUT MONTEREY COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT Monterey County Department of Social Services is seeking enthusiastic applicants, who genuinely care about the community and its members, to join its team. Careers with the Department of Social Services offer the opportunity to promote the social and economic self-reliance of individuals and families served by providing essential resources and services to low-income families, veterans, vulnerable children and adults, and disabled individuals. Monterey County Department of Social Services welcomes, values and encourages diverse voices, opinions, perspectives and backgrounds to foster an environment where all viewpoints are appreciated. The Department currently has a team of approximately 874 dedicated members serving Monterey County residents. Monterey County is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. To learn more about the Department of Social Services, go to: http://mcdss.co.monterey.ca.us/ . Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Calaveras County Department of Health and Human Services San Andreas, California, United States
Jul 01, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker IV performs casework of an advanced nature dealing with complex individual and family problems; undertakes intensive treatment plans and counseling requiring professional knowledge and training; performs other related work as assigned. Social Worker IV requires a Master's degree and social work case management experience in a public or private social services agency. This is the highest non-supervisory level in the series. Incumbents perform casework requiring the application of high level and sophisticated social services expertise and techniques, generally in areas such as adult and child protective services. Social Worker IV differs from the next higher class of Social Worker Supervisor I in that the latter is the first supervisory level. Social Worker IV differs from Social Worker III in that the latter does not require both a Master's degree and qualifying experience. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Social Worker IV receives supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level supervisor or manager pursuant to California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Manual of Policy and Procedures (MPP) Division 31 regulations (31.070). A Social Worker IV A/B may provide lead direction to lower level Social Workers or service employees. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university; OR Pattern 2: A Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program*; *Qualifying counseling degrees from a two (2) year counseling program includes: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology, Counseling Psychology. OR Pattern 3: One (1) year of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency and Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants who are within six months of graduation from a qualifying MSW program will be reviewed for further consideration; however, an eligible shall not be hired until completion and receipt of the MSW. It will be the applicant's responsibility to notify the department upon completion and receipt of the MSW. Some positions may require work in Adoptions. Per the State of California Regulations, Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 9, subsection 89155, applicants for Social Worker IV and Social Worker Supervisor II positions assigned to work in Adoptions must have a Master's degree in Social Work at time of application, in order to be selected for the position. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/SocialWorkerJobPreview.wmv While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position may require: pre-employment drug testing; physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation; ability to work a flexible work schedule; and ability to travel within the state and work out of the county. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT CALAVERAS COUNTY Calaveras County is located in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Foothills in California's historic Gold Country region. According to a USDA study, this charming and lovely area ranks 14th nationally for scenic beauty and climate. The County offers historic landmarks, rolling hills, and expansive valleys and is known for its friendly communities. The County is dotted with charming, historic Gold Rush towns. With elevations ranging from nearly sea level to over 8,000 feet, you can literally ski in the morning and then play golf at one of five championship courses in the afternoon without ever leaving the County. And if you're hoping to have ready access to a body of water to satisfy your fondness for swimming, fishing, or boating, you're in luck - Calaveras County is home to five large foothill reservoirs. For wine enthusiasts and foodies, there are over 20 wine tasting rooms, and a myriad of high quality dining experiences for every taste. Regardless of your favorite season, you'll experience the best of it here - from snow in the Winter to gorgeous Spring flowers and everything in between. Closing Date/Time: 7/24/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Inyo County Health and Human Services Bishop, California, United States
Jun 29, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker IV performs casework of an advanced nature dealing with complex individual and family problems; undertakes intensive treatment plans and counseling requiring professional knowledge and training; performs other related work as assigned. Social Worker IV requires a Master's degree and social work case management experience in a public or private social services agency. This is the highest non-supervisory level in the series. Incumbents perform casework requiring the application of high level and sophisticated social services expertise and techniques, generally in areas such as adult and child protective services. The Social Worker IV will work as part of a team in an on-call rotation. Social Worker IV differs from the next higher class of Social Worker Supervisor I in that the latter is the first supervisory level. Social Worker IV differs from Social Worker III in that the latter does not require both a Master's degree and qualifying experience. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Social Worker IV receives supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level supervisor or manager pursuant to California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Manual of Policy and Procedures (MPP) Division 31 regulations (31.070). A Social Worker IV may provide lead direction to lower level Social Workers or service employees. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Performs case studies for the purpose of assessing problems and determining appropriate types and methods of treatment. Develops intensive long or short-term treatment plans, which require a comprehensive fund of professional knowledge with the aim of improving or restoring individual or family functioning. Ensures all services are delivered in a respectful, culturally sensitive and appropriate manner and Acts as a casework consultant to staff members without professional training. Functions at a highly skilled level in such areas as counseling, protective services, medical social work, family services, community organization and research. May perform the following specific types of counseling: marital, family inter-relationship, protective services for children or adults incapable of self-care. Investigates and provides services to children where their physical or emotional welfare is involved such as cases of neglect, abuse, emotional or behavioral problems, physical or mental disabilities, or other health conditions involving a child's personality; unmarried parenthood; conflict in parent-child relationships; lack of proper guardianship of a child; problems in school or community relationships; inadequate child care arrangements by working parents or the absence of one parent from the home and its effects on the stability of the child's home. Receives reports of children, dependent adults and elderly abuse; investigates allegations by conducting interviews with victims and others; assesses situations to protect vulnerable adults and children and recommends, implements and monitors alternate placement, may remove children from unsafe situations; may provide information to law enforcement or district attorneys; may be required to work on-call; may testify in court; supports witnesses and victims who must testify in court. Assesses prospective resource families and adoptive parents; matches children with adoptive/resource families, and counsels resource and adoptive families. Refers clients to other staff members Coordinates and directly monitors family visitations to assess progress toward the case plan goals. Interprets and explains rules, regulations and policies to clients and applicants. Maintains casework records and handles relevant correspondence. Develops and prepares court report, case plans, case narratives and safety plans in automated computer systems. Operates a personal computer and other office equipment; enters and retrieves data and narratives from automated computer systems. Prepares and maintains case records and databases; communicates decisions, timelines, recommendations, and case plans to clients, families, and service providers. Communicates effectively with clients and others in writing, in person, and over the telephone. Analyzes data, interprets directions, procedures and regulations, and develops appropriate responses. Performs job duties under stressful conditions and emergency situations. Responds appropriately to situations. Maintains confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations; performs all duties in conformance with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics. Performs related duties as assigned. Employment Standards Knowledge of: Principles and practices of organization, workload management, and time management. Principles and practices of note taking, report writing, English composition, grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Phone etiquette and interview techniques. Principles and practices of counseling, bio-psychosocial assessments and therapy Physical and mental health principles and the impact on the personality. Local socio-economic conditions, trends, and current problems and methodology in the field of public social services. Basic principles and techniques of interviewing and recording the social casework. Laws, rules, and regulations governing the operation of the public welfare agency and the role and responsibilities of a social worker. Community organizations and social problems calling for the use of public and private community resources. Basic principles involved in the nature, growth and development of personality, and in-group processes. Basic principles of individual and group behavior. Current issues in the field of social welfare. Principles of analysis and problem-solving methodology. Basic public welfare programs on the Federal, State, and local level. General principles of public assistance policies and programs. Medical, legal, economic, and social management needs of individuals and families with special medical needs such as HIV disease, drug dependency, the medically fragile child, Alzheimer's, and the terminally ill. Strategies and protocols surrounding crisis intervention techniques such as voice modulation and assessing the potential for suicide. Psychopathology, the different types of mental illness diagnoses, how mental illness affects human behavior and mental health services and treatments utilized by clients. Signs, stages and dynamics of abuse, and the effects of abuse on child/adult development and behavior. Signs and symptoms of alcohol and drug use/abuse in adults and children and the effects on families. Standards for maintaining clients safely in home; options for placement; effects of removing clients from unsafe situations. Ability to: Apply the principles of child psychology and family relationships. Evaluate personal psychological factors in the child and/or family's situation. Recognize signs of abuse for children, the elderly and dependent adults; assess risk factors and potential dangers to clients. Act effectively in stressful situations. Demonstrate skill in the more difficult casework areas. Accept and use consultative supervision. Analyze situations and adopt effective courses of action. Apply existing laws, rules and regulations to welfare department operations and interpret and explain to the applicant, recipient, or others public social services programs, policies, rules and regulations. Develop skill in interviewing, case recording and interpretation. Interact professionally and respectfully with clients including difficult, hostile, or distressed clients. Respect cultural differences. Work constructively within a community setting and effectively use appropriate resources and services. Understand and learn the agency programs, policy and procedures. Obtain and recognize relevant and significant facts. Organize and maintain work detail. Relate and work well with agency staff, clients, and others. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain client rapport on an individual basis. Maintain confidentiality in accordance with legal standards and/or county regulations. Use computers and related software. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with agency staff, clients, and outside organizations. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university; OR Pattern 2: A Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program*; *Qualifying counseling degrees from a two (2) year counseling program includes: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology, Counseling Psychology. OR Pattern 3: One (1) year of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency and Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/SocialWorkerJobPreview.wmv While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license will be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance and a DMV clearance. Current and future vacancies will be filled contingent upon continued funding; should funding cease, the position will be eliminated. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERAN'S PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT INYO COUNTY Self-proclaimed as the Adventure Capital of the World, Inyo County offers natural and extreme geographic diversity. From Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the 48 contiguous US states to the lowest elevation in North America at Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park, Inyo County has the greatest elevation difference of any of the California counties. The County is also home to the oldest life forms in the world with the Great Basin bristlecone pines, and notably the oldest living tree on Earth. Inyo County is the second largest in area in California, and the Death Valley area comprises half of the County. With these extremes of nature, as you would expect, there are abundant activities, including world class alpine climbing, backcountry skiing, hang gliding, and mountain biking. There is a wealth of beauty to be found in the peaceful desert, mountain streams, granite peaks, wildflower covered meadows, and the historic John Muir Wilderness. The rich natural history and breathtaking scenery make Inyo County a favorite location for visitors and residents alike. Closing Date/Time: 7/12/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Inyo County Health and Human Services Bishop, California, United States
Jun 29, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker III carries a difficult caseload involving the determination of need for basic social services functions for applicants or clients; performs social studies and assignments involving individualized treatment and specialized application of casework methods and skills; provides comprehensive casework services of a tangible nature; and performs other related work as assigned. The Social Worker III is the advanced journey level in the Social Worker series. Incumbents are normally assigned a selected caseload of the more difficult cases and when needed are given supervisory consultation in development of treatment plans. They may also be assigned to a specialized function requiring a high degree of perception such as a special problem caseload or they are assigned to a specific geographic or functional area such as Court Investigations, Family Maintenance/Reunification, Emergency Response, Child/Adult Protection, or Foster Care. A Social Worker III may act as a lead worker to other social service workers. Incumbents are expected to work independently.The Social Worker III will work as part of a team in an on-call rotation. The Social Worker III differs from Social Worker II in that the former receives the more difficult assignments requiring greater skill and depth of job knowledge in assessing problem situations and formulating plans for services. Incumbents normally work with a high degree of independence of action in administering services and in making use of agency or community resources. The Social Worker III differs from the Social Worker IV in that the latterrequiresadvanced education. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Social Worker III classification receive general direction from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level manager or deputy director, and may act as lead worker to lower classification working in the same program area. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Carries a caseload of more difficult types of social services cases requiring a high degree of technical competence, such as situations where environmental forces affect family life Receives and responds to reports of suspected abuse; obtains information from reporters; personally investigates and assesses situations to protect vulnerable adults and children and recommends alternate placement; may provide information to law enforcement or district attorneys; may be required to work on-call; may testify in court Performs case studies evaluates individual and family case information to assess the safety of children and adults; determines appropriate types and methods of treatment Develops and carries out social treatment plans for an assigned caseload; ensures all services are delivered in a respectful, culturally sensitive and appropriate manner and Counsels or provides guidance and support to individuals and/or families with more complex or specialized needs including Adult Protective Services, crisis intervention, special medical or legal needs, and other social services Refers clients to other staff members Makes a diagnosis of client problems and follows through with the social treatment plans with a high degree of independence Interprets policies, rules, and regulations to client, applicants, and others May act as a lead worker to a small group of social service workers or service employees Assists applicants and recipients in utilizing available resources for individual needs Makes home visits in connection with casework assignments Develops and prepares court report, case plans, case narratives and safety plans in automated computer systems Enters and retrieves data and narratives from automated computer systems Prepares and maintains case Participates in in-service training and other staff development activities to increase knowledge of the social work processes and achieve technical competence Receives casework consultation from professionally trained staff members May be required to testify in court Works with community organizations and makes referrals to outside resources Provides self-help information, education, and services; works with clients and caregivers to develop and improve caregiving and independent living skills Obtains and evaluates police, medical, and psychological reports Maintains client confidentiality; performs all duties in conformance with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics Performs related duties as assigned Employment Standards Knowledge of: Principles and practices of organization, workload management and time management Principles and practices of note taking, report writing, English composition, grammar, punctuation, and spelling Phone etiquette and interview techniques Socio-economic conditions and trends Basic principles of individual and group behavior Current issues in the field of social welfare Role and responsibilities of social workers Principles of interviewing and problem-solving methodology Basic public welfare programs on the Federal, State, and local level General principles of public assistance policies and programs Developing and preparing court report, case plans, case narratives and safety plans in automated computer systems Entering and retrieving data and narratives from automated computer systems Basic principles and techniques of interviewing and recording of social casework Laws, rules, and regulations governing the operation of the public welfare agency and the role of a social worker Community organization and the social problems calling for the use of public and private community resources Basic principles involved in the nature, growth, and development of personality and in-group processes The medical, legal, economic, and social management needs of individuals and families with special medical needs such as HIV disease, drug dependency, the medically fragile child, Alzheimer's, and the terminally ill The strategies and protocols surrounding crisis intervention techniques such as voice modulation and assessing the potential for suicide Basic psychopathology, the different types of mental illness diagnoses, how mental illness affects human behavior and mental health services and treatments utilized by clients Ability to: Communicate effectively with others in writing, in person and over the telephone Analyze data, interpret directions, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses Perform job duties under stressful conditions Respond appropriately to situations Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or county regulations Understand and apply the agency program, policy and procedures Obtain facts and recognize the relevance and significance Organize and maintain work detail Establish and maintain effective working relationship with agency staff, clients, and outside organizations Analyze situation and adopt effective courses of action Apply the principles of psychology and family relationships to engage individuals and families in social services Recognize signs of abuse for children, elderly and dependent adults; assess risk factors and potential dangers to clients Apply existing laws, rules, and regulations to welfare department operations Interpret and explain to applicants, recipients, or others public social service programs, policies, rules and regulations Develop skill in interviewing case, recording, and interpretation Work within a community setting and effectively use appropriate resources and services Maintain confidentiality in accordance with legal standards and/or county regulations Communicate effectively both orally and in writing Operate a personal computer and other office equipment and related software Act appropriately in emergency and stressful situations Interact professionally and respectfully with clients including difficult, hostile, or distressed clients Respect cultural differences Work with difficult or complex cases/clients including clients with dual diagnoses, potentially dangerous clients or legally complex cases Analyze data from multiple sources, interpret and apply complex directions, rules, policies, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate responses Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: One (1) year of full-time experience performing journey level social work case management in the Social Worker II classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county; OR Pattern 2: Two (2) years of full-time social work case management experience in a public or private agency; AND Thirty (30) semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units from an accredited college or university, including fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and a half (22.5) quarter units in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science;** OR Pattern 3: Bachelor's degree and successful completion of twenty-four (24) semester or thirty-six (36) quarter units of a Master's degree program in Social Work, or a Counseling program from an accredited college or university, emphasizing Marriage, Family and Child Counseling or Marriage and Family therapy, Gerontology or Clinical Psychology; AND Twelve (12) months of social work case management experience.* *Qualifying social work case management includes direct case work management, such as: assessment, evaluation; conducting investigations of abuse and neglect; preparing court reports; responsibility for a long term caseload, monitoring compliance through home calls and other personal contact; collaboration with other agencies and linking clients to resources and programs; development of a case plan, modification of case plans as needed/required; and authority to impose sanctions or implement actions that impact services. **Examples of acceptable social or behavioral science courses include: anthropology, criminal justice, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, law, human services, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, social welfare, sociology, welfare, women's studies. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/SocialWorkerJobPreview.wmv Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license will be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance and a DMV clearance. Current and future vacancies will be filled contingent upon continued funding; should funding cease, the position will be eliminated. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERAN'S PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT INYO COUNTY Self-proclaimed as the Adventure Capital of the World, Inyo County offers natural and extreme geographic diversity. From Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the 48 contiguous US states to the lowest elevation in North America at Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park, Inyo County has the greatest elevation difference of any of the California counties. The County is also home to the oldest life forms in the world with the Great Basin bristlecone pines, and notably the oldest living tree on Earth. Inyo County is the second largest in area in California, and the Death Valley area comprises half of the County. With these extremes of nature, as you would expect, there are abundant activities, including world class alpine climbing, backcountry skiing, hang gliding, and mountain biking. There is a wealth of beauty to be found in the peaceful desert, mountain streams, granite peaks, wildflower covered meadows, and the historic John Muir Wilderness. The rich natural history and breathtaking scenery make Inyo County a favorite location for visitors and residents alike. Closing Date/Time: 7/12/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Inyo County Health and Human Services Bishop, California, United States
Jun 29, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Applies regulations and procedures to determine eligibility of applicants and recipients for multiple public assistance benefits; provides basic employment services to clients; performs casework management duties for both benefit and employment services, and performs related duties as required. Working under close supervision, Integrated Case Worker I is the entry level of the Integrated Case Worker series. Employees in this class attend training sessions and work under close supervision to learn regulations, work procedures, forms, and public assistance and/or employment program requirements. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Integrated Case Worker I/II classification receive supervision from a Supervising Integrated Case Worker or a Human Services Supervisor.Supervision may also be received from an Employment and Training Supervisor or a Social Worker Supervisor. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Interviews, advises and guides a diverse population of clients to ascertain employability, isolate barriers to employment, evaluate need for and authorize public assistance benefits, and authorize ancillary benefits/services necessary to mitigate the impact of employment barriers Conducts complete appraisal of case records to assess clients' education, work experience, skills, abilities and job interest and attempts to match them with available employment opportunities Identifies and presents alternative solutions to client issues and problems such as transportation, financial needs, employee/employer relations, and in setting priorities Performs case studies to assess problems and develops appropriate types and methods of meeting client needs; participates in a multi-disciplinary team to develop an appropriate case treatment plan May conduct field visits to monitor and investigate client progress and compliance with their employment and diversion from problems that hinder employability Facilitates, monitors, and schedules Focus Groups for participants in Job Search and Work Experience Sites Uses a computer to input client information through an automated system Organizes and manages client caseload, taking required action within specific time limits established by regulation and local policy Identifies clients who are not in compliance with employment plan and works with other staff to apply sanctions or to make other efforts to reconcile situation Serves as liaison with other service providers including other public agencies and professional staff Consults with and coordinates case management with other staff and service providers May consult with business, non-profit organizations, and public agencies to develop job opportunities including establishment of agreements and protocols for placement of clients Arranges for the administration and interpretation of vocational aptitude tests; researches labor market information Develops employment and training workshops Consults with businesses, service providers, educational entities and other organizations to identify pre-employment knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for effective transition to non-subsidized employment EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Community resources providing social, health, nutrition, housing, employment, training, child care, transportation and other necessary client services General goals and purposes of public social services and public assistance programs In-depth interactive interviewing and information gathering techniques Laws, rules and regulations governing public funded employment and training programs Customary practices used in employment training and job placement Hiring trends and practices in the private and public sector General theory and techniques in career planning, vocational guidance programs and employment guidance Standard office practices and procedures, including filing and operation of standard and automated office equipment including basic computer applications Record keeping principles and practices Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds Ability to: Read, apply, and explain complex regulations, procedures and policies governing public assistance and employment services programs Understand and apply vocational guidance, work-readiness appraisal, employment plan, and assessment theory and concepts Understand and apply methods and procedures for mitigation/reduction of barriers to employment Motivate clients Draw logical conclusions and make appropriate recommendations, independent judgments and decisions; Communicate clear and accurate information regarding clients, both orally in writing Organize and prioritize work assignments Maintain accurate and systematic records Prepare statistical and narrative reports Use automated technology to maintain records and files Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow employees, clients, partners, outside agencies and the general public Minimum Qualifications Two (2) years of full-time experience performing clerical duties. Experience must include substantial public contact with clients and basic interviewing for the purpose of gathering information and explaining policies or clarifying information needed. OR Eighteen (18) months of full-time experience with responsibility for one or more of the following: determining eligibility for loans, financial assistance, unemployment, veteran's benefits, or publicly or privately financed health counseling and/or social services programs. OR Eighteen (18) months of full-time experience with responsibility for performing case management, vocational guidance services, employment counseling or placement work. OR Successful completion of 60 semester (90 quarter) units of college, including 15 semester (22.5 quarter units) or 15 continuing education credits in behavioral science in sociology, psychology, counseling, vocational guidance or any coursework related to the provision of employment services. Qualifying experience or education may be combined in order to meet the above requirements. When combining education and experience; fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two (22) quarter units equals six months of experience. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license will be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance and a DMV clearance. Current and future vacancies will be filled contingent upon continued funding; should funding cease, the position will be eliminated. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERAN'S PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT INYO COUNTY Self-proclaimed as the Adventure Capital of the World, Inyo County offers natural and extreme geographic diversity. From Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the 48 contiguous US states to the lowest elevation in North America at Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park, Inyo County has the greatest elevation difference of any of the California counties. The County is also home to the oldest life forms in the world with the Great Basin bristlecone pines, and notably the oldest living tree on Earth. Inyo County is the second largest in area in California, and the Death Valley area comprises half of the County. With these extremes of nature, as you would expect, there are abundant activities, including world class alpine climbing, backcountry skiing, hang gliding, and mountain biking. There is a wealth of beauty to be found in the peaceful desert, mountain streams, granite peaks, wildflower covered meadows, and the historic John Muir Wilderness. The rich natural history and breathtaking scenery make Inyo County a favorite location for visitors and residents alike. Closing Date/Time: 7/12/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Inyo County Health and Human Services Bishop, California, United States
Jun 29, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Applies regulations and procedures to determine eligibility of applicants and recipients for multiple public assistance benefits; provides basic employment services to clients; performs casework management duties for both benefit and employment services, and performs related duties as required. Working under general supervision, Integrated Case Worker II is the journey working level in the Integrated Case Worker series. Employees at this level are expected to independently determine eligibility for multiple public assistance programs, provide basic employment services, and perform integrated case management. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the lower level of Integrated Case Worker I, or if filled from the outside, require prior related experience. Integrated Case Worker II differs from Integrated Case Worker III in that the latter may provide lead direction, provide expert advise to case carrying staff and/or perform specialized assignments requiring an advanced level of technical knowledge. The Integrated Case Worker series differs from the Eligibility Worker series in that the Integrated Case Worker provides both determination of eligibility for public assistance and basic employability services. The Integrated Case Worker differs from the Employment & Training Worker series in that the latter's primary focus is in providing the full scope of employability services to eligible applicants. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Integrated Case Worker I/II classification typically receive supervision from a Supervising Integrated Case Worker or a Human Services Supervisor. Supervision may also be received from an Employment and Training Supervisor or a Social Worker Supervisor. Examples of Duties Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Interviews, advises and guides a diverse population of clients to ascertain employability, isolate barriers to employment, evaluate need for and authorize public assistance benefits, and authorize ancillary benefits/services necessary to mitigate the impact of employment barriers Conducts complete appraisal of case records to assess clients' education, work experience, skills, abilities and job interest and attempts to match them with available employment opportunities Identifies and presents alternative solutions to client issues and problems such as transportation, financial needs, employee/employer relations, and in setting priorities Performs case studies to assess problems and develops appropriate types and methods of meeting client needs; participates in a multi-disciplinary team to develop an appropriate case treatment plan May conduct field visits to monitor and investigate client progress and compliance with their employment and diversion from problems that hinder employability Facilitates, monitors, and schedules Focus Groups for participants in Job Search and Work Experience Sites Uses a computer to input client information through an automated system Organizes and manages client caseload, taking required action within specific time limits established by regulation and local policy Identifies clients who are not in compliance with employment plan and works with other staff to apply sanctions or to make other efforts to reconcile situation Serves as liaison with other service providers including other public agencies and professional staff Consults with and coordinates case management with other staff and service providers May consult with business, non-profit organizations, and public agencies to develop job opportunities including establishment of agreements and protocols for placement of clients Arranges for the administration and interpretation of vocational aptitude tests; researches labor market information Develops employment and training workshops Consults with businesses, service providers, educational entities and other organizations to identify pre-employment knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for effective transition to non-subsidized employment EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Community resources providing social, health, nutrition, housing, employment, training, child care, transportation and other necessary client services General goals and purposes of public social services and public assistance programs In-depth interactive interviewing and information gathering techniques Laws, rules and regulations governing public funded employment and training programs Customary practices used in employment training and job placement Hiring trends and practices in the private and public sector General theory and techniques in career planning, vocational guidance programs and employment guidance Standard office practices and procedures, including filing and operation of standard and automated office equipment including basic computer applications Record keeping principles and practices Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds Ability to: Read, apply, and explain complex regulations, procedures and policies governing public assistance and employment services programs Understand and apply vocational guidance, work-readiness appraisal, employment plan, and assessment theory and concepts Understand and apply methods and procedures for mitigation/reduction of barriers to employment Motivate clients Draw logical conclusions and make appropriate recommendations, independent judgments and decisions; Communicate clear and accurate information regarding clients, both orally in writing Organize and prioritize work assignments Maintain accurate and systematic records Prepare statistical and narrative reports Use automated technology to maintain records and files Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with fellow employees, clients, partners, outside agencies and the general public Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: One (1) year of full-time experience as an Integrated Case Worker I. OR Pattern 2: Two (2) years of full-time experience performing vocational guidance services, employment counseling or placement work; AND completion of the equivalent of 15 semester (22.5 quarter) units or 15 continuing education credits in behavioral science in sociology, psychology, counseling, vocational guidance or any coursework related to the provision of employment services. This required coursework may be obtained through colleges, universities, university extension, business school, or employer provided career development training. OR Pattern 3: Thirty (30) months of full-time experience performing vocation guidance services, employment counseling or placement work. OR Pattern 4: A Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science (psychology, sociology, social work, counseling, vocational guidance), education, business/public administration or a closely related field or a field that is closely related to the provision of employment services; AND six months experience performing vocational guidance, employment counseling or placement services. Note: Qualifying experience must have included duties and responsibilities involving assessment of income and/or other qualifications needed to participate in programs. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license will be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance and a DMV clearance. Current and future vacancies will be filled contingent upon continued funding; should funding cease, the position will be eliminated. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERAN'S PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT INYO COUNTY Self-proclaimed as the Adventure Capital of the World, Inyo County offers natural and extreme geographic diversity. From Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the 48 contiguous US states to the lowest elevation in North America at Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park, Inyo County has the greatest elevation difference of any of the California counties. The County is also home to the oldest life forms in the world with the Great Basin bristlecone pines, and notably the oldest living tree on Earth. Inyo County is the second largest in area in California, and the Death Valley area comprises half of the County. With these extremes of nature, as you would expect, there are abundant activities, including world class alpine climbing, backcountry skiing, hang gliding, and mountain biking. There is a wealth of beauty to be found in the peaceful desert, mountain streams, granite peaks, wildflower covered meadows, and the historic John Muir Wilderness. The rich natural history and breathtaking scenery make Inyo County a favorite location for visitors and residents alike. Closing Date/Time: 7/12/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Madera County Department of Social Services Madera or Oakhurst or Chowchilla, California, United States
Jun 27, 2019
Full Time
Position Information The Social Worker I performs basic social services casework; identifies client needs for more intensive casework services and provides referrals; carries a caseload of moderately difficult cases; manages a caseload of increasingly difficult cases; and performs other related work as assigned. Working under close supervision, Social Worker I is the entry/trainee class in the professional Social Worker series. Employees in this class are learning casework methods, procedures, policies and carry a limited non-complex social services caseload under close supervision and receive in-service training; are given close and constant supervision while learning social work principles, social service programs, basic case work methods and techniques, and departmental rules, regulations and procedures. Typical assignments are within child welfare and adult services programs; however, at the agency's discretion positions may be assigned to employment services to perform social services case work for employment services clients as required by department needs. As requisite skill and knowledge is developed, greater independence and the full scope of responsibility is exercised. Unless a position is permanently allocated to the Social Worker I level due to the nature of the work, employees are expected to advance to the Social Worker II after one year of satisfactory performance at the trainee level. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Social Worker I/II classification receive direct supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor, or other higher-level supervisor or manager. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; OR Pattern 2: Successful completion of thirty (30) college semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units from an accredited college or university, including fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and a half (22.5) quarter units in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science*; AND One (1) year of full-time experience in the Social Service Aide, Eligibility Worker II, Employment and Training Worker II or comparable classification; OR Three (3) years of full-time experience providing direct client services to disadvantaged adults or children in a private or public agency. *Examples of acceptable social or behavioral science courses include: anthropology, criminal justice, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, human services, law, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, social welfare, sociology, welfare, women's studies. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/SocialWorkerJobPreview.wmv Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Positions may require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting This recruitment will be used to fill Full-Time, Part-Time, and Extra-Help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises. Extra-Help positions have the provision to appoint as permanent. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MADERA COUNTY Madera County is located at the geographic center of California, in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley and the central Sierra Nevada mountains. The south-easternmost section of beautiful Yosemite National Park is also located in the northeastern portion of Madera County. Employment in the County shows that 54% are employed in the private sector, 12% in government, and 34% are self-employed. The County enjoys a favorable cost of living, lower than the national average, with housing costs coming in lower than the California average. The area is rich in agriculture, and is home to many fine wineries, the Madera Wine Trail, and many family friendly parks and trails. Many outdoor recreational opportunities are available within Yosemite. Closing Date/Time: 7/10/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services Eureka, California, United States
Jun 27, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under general supervision, performs payroll and personnel functions; provides difficult, technical, or specialized administrative office support; performs related work as assigned. This skilled, working level class is responsible for overseeing and implementing the payroll and personnel functions of a County department. Work includes performance of difficult, complex, or specialized administrative office support work, which requires a high level of independence, initiative, and discretion. Minimum Qualifications A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills outlined above is: Four years of bookkeeping, payroll, accounting, personnel, or similar experience at least one year of which was using an automated system. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Background check: Prior to hire, candidates must pass a background check, including a criminal records check. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.?Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. PERS Retirement Tier 1: 2.7%@55 prior to 7/5/12 Tier 2: 2.0%@55 post 7/6/12 Tier 3: 2.0%@62 post 1/1/13 EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT HUMBOLDT COUNTY Humboldt County is considered by many to be the most beautiful county in California. It is located 270 miles north of San Francisco, and is an area that has densely forested, mountainous areas, as well as over 100 miles of Pacific coastline, including Humboldt Bay, California's second largest natural bay. Humboldt County is substantially rural, with its greatest population in Eureka, where the College of the Redwoods' main campus is located, and Arcata, home to Humboldt State University. It's a charming and comfortable area, known for its hundreds of structural examples of Victorian architecture and great bike culture. The county produces 20% of the total volume and 30% of the total value of all forest products produced in California. Residents and visitors enjoy the many great performances and cultural events scheduled at Humboldt State University, as well as great restaurants, farmers' markets, museums, state parks, and nature and wildlife areas. Also popular is the Ale and Spirits Trail, Redwood Coast Music Festival, and the Summer Arts and Music Fest. Closing Date/Time: 7/10/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Tuolumne County Department of Social Services Sonora, California, United States
Jun 27, 2019
Full Time
Position Information The Eligibility Specialist classifications determine the eligibility of applicants and recipients for public assistance programs through interactive interviewing and fact gathering; maintain current knowledge of program regulations and procedures necessary for multi-program caseload administration; initiate and process casework through automated systems; identify needs and make appropriate referrals for health, social and/or employment services; and perform related work as required. The Eligibility Specialist Trainee is the classroom and on-the-job trainee level in the Eligibility Specialist series where emphasis is on learning the basic regulatory and statutory requirements of multiple public assistance programs. Incumbents may receive classroom instruction and/or on-the-job training prior to being assigned casework or tasks. Once incumbents are placed in a unit, they will continue to participate in on-the-job training and may be assigned a variety of duties, including some casework/tasks which will assist them in learning to determine initial and continuing eligibility for one or more public assistance programs. Incumbents work under close supervision to complete initial case functions as they continue to learn procedures and complex regulations and acquire the ability to apply the regulations during the training period. Trainees are given the opportunity to perform increasing levels of eligibility determination to prepare them for the entry-level Eligibility Specialist I classification. Incumbents are expected to progress to the entry-level Eligibility Specialist I upon satisfactory completion of one year as a trainee. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Eligibility Specialist Trainee classification typically receive supervision from an Eligibility Supervisor and may receive lead direction from an Eligibility Specialist III. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: Two (2) years of full-time clerical experience involving public contact, interviewing, math computations, completion of forms or eliciting information from the public; OR Pattern 2: One year of full-time experience determining eligibility for loans, financial assistance, unemployment or veterans benefits, or publicly or privately funded health, counseling or social services programs; OR Pattern 3: Completion of sixty (60) semester or ninety (90) quarter college units. Qualifying experience or education may be combined in order to meet the above requirements. When combining education and experience; fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and a half (22.5) quarter units equals six months of experience. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. For more information regarding the job of an Eligibility Specialist, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/EligibilityWorkerJobPreview.wmv To view the Eligibility Specialist Nature of Work Performed, Click Here Supplemental Information The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Positions may require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. Promotion after one year Hiring Incentive: $1000 after one year $1000 after 2.5 years $2000 after 5 years BENEFITS Generous leave accruals 11 paid fixed holidays Step Increases upon each 2080 hours worked, until max salary is reached Longevity incentive Medical, dental, vision insurance with substantial employer paid contribution CalPERS retirement benefits EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT TUOLUMNE COUNTY Tuolumne County is known for year-round fun and adventure, offering outdoor recreation, clean air and beautiful state and national parks. Enjoy abundant sunshine, with an average of 259 sunny days per year, and proximity to some of California's favorite ski resorts. Nearby, the New Melones reservoir is popular for boating, water skiing, and other water activities. Tuolumne County is home to the historic town of Columbia, which has been preserved to maintain its Gold Rush heritage and feel from the 1800's and hosts a number of living history events each year. Also found in the county is the town of Sonora, which is included in the Bloomberg Business list of richest small towns in America, and still boasts affordable housing and a friendly and unpretentious population. Closing Date/Time: 7/10/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Tuolumne County Department of Social Services Sonora, California, United States
Jun 27, 2019
Full Time
Position Information The Eligibility Specialist classifications determine the eligibility of applicants and recipients for public assistance programs through interactive interviewing and fact gathering; maintain current knowledge of program regulations and procedures necessary for multi-program caseload administration; initiate and process casework through automated systems; identify needs and make appropriate referrals for health, social and/or employment services; and perform related work as required. The Eligibility Specialist Trainee is the classroom and on-the-job trainee level in the Eligibility Specialist series where emphasis is on learning the basic regulatory and statutory requirements of multiple public assistance programs. Incumbents may receive classroom instruction and/or on-the-job training prior to being assigned casework or tasks. Once incumbents are placed in a unit, they will continue to participate in on-the-job training and may be assigned a variety of duties, including some casework/tasks which will assist them in learning to determine initial and continuing eligibility for one or more public assistance programs. Incumbents work under close supervision to complete initial case functions as they continue to learn procedures and complex regulations and acquire the ability to apply the regulations during the training period. Trainees are given the opportunity to perform increasing levels of eligibility determination to prepare them for the entry-level Eligibility Specialist I classification. Incumbents are expected to progress to the entry-level Eligibility Specialist I upon satisfactory completion of one year as a trainee. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Eligibility Specialist Trainee classification typically receive supervision from an Eligibility Supervisor and may receive lead direction from an Eligibility Specialist III. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: Two (2) years of full-time clerical experience involving public contact, interviewing, math computations, completion of forms or eliciting information from the public; OR Pattern 2: One year of full-time experience determining eligibility for loans, financial assistance, unemployment or veterans benefits, or publicly or privately funded health, counseling or social services programs; OR Pattern 3: Completion of sixty (60) semester or ninety (90) quarter college units. Qualifying experience or education may be combined in order to meet the above requirements. When combining education and experience; fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and a half (22.5) quarter units equals six months of experience. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. For more information regarding the job of an Eligibility Specialist, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/EligibilityWorkerJobPreview.wmv To view the Eligibility Specialist Nature of Work Performed, Click Here Supplemental Information This position requires the ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English. Candidates who have not passed the exam previously must take and pass the Merit System Services Spanish proficiency examination prior to appointment. A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Positions may require pre-employment screening, including background checks, and fingerprinting. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. State agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. Promotion after one year Bilingual Candidates will receive an additional 5% increase upon hire and confirmation that they've passed the written and oral exam. Hiring Incentive: $1000 after one year $1000 after 2.5 years $2000 after 5 years BENEFITS Generous leave accruals 11 paid fixed holidays Step Increases upon each 2080 hours worked, until max salary is reached Longevity incentive Medical, dental, vision insurance with substantial employer paid contribution CalPERS retirement benefits EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT TUOLUMNE COUNTY Tuolumne County is known for year-round fun and adventure, offering outdoor recreation, clean air and beautiful state and national parks. Enjoy abundant sunshine, with an average of 259 sunny days per year, and proximity to some of California's favorite ski resorts. Nearby, the New Melones reservoir is popular for boating, water skiing, and other water activities. Tuolumne County is home to the historic town of Columbia, which has been preserved to maintain its Gold Rush heritage and feel from the 1800's and hosts a number of living history events each year. Also found in the county is the town of Sonora, which is included in the Bloomberg Business list of richest small towns in America, and still boasts affordable housing and a friendly and unpretentious population. Closing Date/Time: 7/10/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Mariposa County Health and Human Services Agency Mariposa, California, United States
Jun 26, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker III carries a difficult caseload involving the determination of need for basic social services functions for applicants or clients; performs social studies and assignments involving individualized treatment and specialized application of casework methods and skills; provides comprehensive casework services of a tangible nature; and performs other related work as assigned. The Social Worker III is the advanced journey level in the Social Worker series. Incumbents are normally assigned a selected caseload of the more difficult cases and when needed are given supervisory consultation in development of treatment plans. They may also be assigned to a specialized function requiring a high degree of perception such as a special problem caseload or they are assigned to a specific geographic or functional area such as Court Investigations, Family Maintenance/Reunification, Emergency Response, Child/Adult Protection, or Foster Care. A Social Worker III may act as a lead worker to other social service workers. Incumbents are expected to work independently. The Social Worker III differs from Social Worker II in that the former receives the more difficult assignments requiring greater skill and depth of job knowledge in assessing problem situations and formulating plans for services. Incumbents normally work with a high degree of independence of action in administering services and in making use of agency or community resources. The Social Worker III differs from the Social Worker IV in that the latterrequiresadvanced education. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Incumbents in the Social Worker III classification receive general direction from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level manager or deputy director, and may act as lead worker to lower classification working in the same program area. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: One (1) year of full-time experience performing journey level social work case management in the Social Worker II classification in an Interagency Merit System (IMS) county; OR Pattern 2: Two (2) years of full-time social work case management experience in a public or private agency; AND Thirty (30) semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units from an accredited college or university, including fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and a half (22.5) quarter units in social welfare, social/human services, sociology, or other social or behavioral science;** OR Pattern 3: Bachelor's degree and successful completion of twenty-four (24) semester or thirty-six (36) quarter units of a Master's degree program in Social Work, or a Counseling program from an accredited college or university, emphasizing Marriage, Family and Child Counseling or Marriage and Family therapy, Gerontology or Clinical Psychology; AND Twelve (12) months of social work case management experience.* *Qualifying social work case management includes direct case work management, such as: assessment, evaluation; conducting investigations of abuse and neglect; preparing court reports; responsibility for a long term caseload, monitoring compliance through home calls and other personal contact; collaboration with other agencies and linking clients to resources and programs; development of a case plan, modification of case plans as needed/required; and authority to impose sanctions or implement actions that impact services. **Examples of acceptable social or behavioral science courses include: anthropology, criminal justice, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, law, human services, nursing, nutrition, psychology, public health, social welfare, sociology, welfare, women's studies. While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/SocialWorkerJobPreview.wmv Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records. Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT MARIPOSA COUNTY Mariposa County is located in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, with the central portion of Yosemite National Park comprising the eastern section of the County. There are no incorporated cities or even any traffic signals in the county--it is instead known for its amazing scenery, outdoor attractions, and history made famous by the California Gold Rush in the 1800's. "Mariposa," translates to "butterflies" from Spanish, and the town of Mariposa was so named by Spanish explorers because of the vast clusters of butterflies found there. In honor of this, each year in May, residents commemorate the annual arrival of the migrating monarch butterflies with a "Butterfly Days" festival and parade. The county is an amazing place to call "home"--a key objective is to maintain clean water, wildlife preservation, healthy ecosystems, clean air, and a fire-safe environment. The climate is sunny and comfortable for much of the year. The area's spectacular scenery, a multitude of things to enjoy, including fishing, hiking, gold panning, arts and culture, spas, breweries and more, and its historic roots make this a sought-after place of residence as well as a popular vacation destination. Closing Date/Time: 7/8/2019 11:59 PM Pacific
Sutter County Health & Human Services Department Yuba City, California, United States
Jun 26, 2019
Full Time
Position Information Under general direction, the Social Worker IV performs casework of an advanced nature dealing with complex individual and family problems; undertakes intensive treatment plans and counseling requiring professional knowledge and training; performs other related work as assigned. Social Worker IV requires a Master's degree and social work case management experience in a public or private social services agency. This is the highest non-supervisory level in the series. Incumbents perform casework requiring the application of high level and sophisticated social services expertise and techniques, generally in areas such as adult and child protective services. Social Worker IV differs from the next higher class of Social Worker Supervisor I in that the latter is the first supervisory level. Social Worker IV differs from Social Worker III in that the latter does not require both a Master's degree and qualifying experience. SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED Social Worker IV receives supervision from a Social Worker Supervisor or other higher-level supervisor or manager pursuant to California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Manual of Policy and Procedures (MPP) Division 31 regulations (31.070). A Social Worker IV A/B may provide lead direction to lower level Social Workers or service employees. Minimum Qualifications Pattern 1: A Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university; OR Pattern 2: A Master's degree from an accredited two (2) year counseling program*; *Qualifying counseling degrees from a two (2) year counseling program includes: Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, Addiction Counseling, Gerontology, Counseling Psychology. OR Pattern 3: One (1) year of full-time experience performing advanced journey (equivalent to a MSS SW III) level social work case management as a Social Worker in a public or private agency and Master's degree in social or behavioral science, psychology, anthropology, sociology and counseling education. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants who are within six months of graduation from a qualifying MSW program will be reviewed for further consideration; however, an eligible shall not be hired until completion and receipt of the MSW. It will be the applicant's responsibility to notify the department upon completion and receipt of the MSW. Some positions may require work in Adoptions. Per the State of California Regulations, Title 22, Division 6, Chapter 9, subsection 89155, applicants for Social Worker IV and Social Worker Supervisor II positions assigned to work in Adoptions must have a Master's degree in Social Work at time of application, in order to be selected for the position. For more information regarding the job of a Social Worker, you are invited to watch this job preview at: https://www.cpshr.us/videos/JobPreview/SocialWorkerJobPreview.wmv While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Supplemental Information ADDITIONAL INFORMATION A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Final hiring decisions are based on the results of background checks, including fingerprinting and drug testing. E-Verify: This position requires new hire employment verification to be processed through the E-Verify program administered by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHSUSCIS)' in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). The ability to speak, read, and write Spanish or Punjabi in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designated positions must take and pass the Merit System Services bilingual proficiency examination. Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks. Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information. VETERANS PREFERENCE If you would like to request Veteran's preference points as part of the application packet, please attach a copy of your DD-214 form to your application. EXAMINATION INFORMATION If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CPS HR Consulting at mss@cpshr.us or 916-471-3507 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination. ABOUT SUTTER COUNTY Sutter County is in the heart of a rich agricultural area in Northern California with abundant wildlife and nature. The main city within the County limits is Yuba City, where most employment, business, development, shopping and entertainment venues are located. Residents enjoy a rural lifestyle, and ready access to services, including many online services available through the County. The Sacramento metropolitan area is near, which expands residents' access to services, entertainment, business, shopping and activities. Rivers, lakes, mountains, and year-round festivals and fairs provide a plethora of activities, including camping, hiking, boating, fishing and duck hunting. Sutter County has a long history through the early days of California, and as such is home to many historic landmarks, museums and historic districts. The Sutter Buttes, renowned as the smallest mountain range in the world can be found in Sutter County, as well, and guided hikes are available through the range. Closing Date/Time: 7/8/2019 11:59 PM Pacific