DEPARTMENT: Oneida County Department of Social Services
GRADE/SALARY: 25W – $38,550 plus excellent benefits
THIS IS A TESTED CIVIL SERVICE POSITION.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Employees in this class are responsible to provide social work services for individuals and/or their families, including children, to assist them with their economic, emotional, social and environmental difficulties. The social casework services may be provided in certain cases where problems of neglect, destitution, and delinquency are involved. This position requires fieldwork and requires travel in both rural and urban areas to meet with individuals or families. The incumbent performs related work as required.
(A)Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree, including or supplemented with twelve (12) credit hours in social work, sociology, psychology, or childhood development;
(B)Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree AND one (1) year of experience in social casework with a public or private agency.
*Social casework is defined to mean experience which shall have involved a one-to-one interaction with a client in order to actively facilitate the identification of client needs and goals through the interview process, as well as, the development of a service plan (i.e., identification and coordination of services available in the agency or the community to meet these needs and goals).
SUBSTITUTION: Three (3) credit hours in the areas listed in (A) above may be substituted for one (1) month of Social Casework experience.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid New York State driver’s license at time of application. License must remain valid throughout appointment, to meet the transportation requirements of the job.
NOTE: Candidates MUST submit with application a copy of transcripts showing degree area and date degree conferred.
MAIL APPLICATION TO:
Oneida County Department of Personnel
John P. Talerico, Commissioner
800 Park Avenue
Utica, NY 13501
Blank applications may be picked up in Personnel- 6th Floor of the Oneida County Building or downloaded and printed from our web site at www.ocgov.net, (click on Oneida County Department of Personnel). You may also call (315) 798-5726 and have an application sent to you.
Oneida County is an equal opportunity employer