County of Alameda

Welfare Services Consultant SSA (#6789)

Bargaining Unit: Unrep - Social Services Mgmt (U49)
$25.03-$52.49 Hourly / $2,002.40-$4,199.20 BiWeekly /
$4,338.53-$9,098.27 Monthly / $52,062.40-$109,179.20 Yearly


DESCRIPTION
Under general direction, on a consultative basis, to provide the Social Services Agency with professional services in the field of staff development, to plan, organize, direct, and evaluate programs for welfare services staff development; and do related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES

Welfare Services Consultants act as specialists and consultants to the Social Services Agency in the field of specialized program development and professional staff development. This position differs from the class of Social Work Consultant in that this is a full-time position in the Social Services Agency with responsibility to review and evaluate alternative programs.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Either I
Experience:

The equivalent of ten years’ experience in the field of social welfare or public and business administration, at least two years of which must have included administrative or supervisory responsibility for the planning or implementation and evaluation of a staff development program for a large public agency.

Or II
Education:

Possession of a Master's degree in Social Welfare and Counseling from an accredited graduate school of social work; and Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field background,
And
Experience:

The equivalent of five years of increasingly responsible full-time professional experience in the field of welfare services or public and business administration, at least two years of which must have included administrative or supervisory responsibility for the planning, implementation and evaluation of a staff development program for a large public agency.

Or III

Some acceptable combination of education and appropriate experience.

NOTE: The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
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BENEFITS

Alameda County offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that affords wide-ranging health care options to meet the different needs of a diverse workforce and their families. We also sponsor many different employee discount, fitness and health screening programs focused on overall well being.  These benefits include but are not limited to*:

For your Health & Well-Being

  • Medical – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Dental – HMO & PPO Plans
  • Vision or Vision Reimbursement
  • Share the Savings
  • Basic Life Insurance 
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (with optional dependent coverage for eligible employees)
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance 
  • County Allowance Credit
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Health FSA, Dependent Care and Adoption Assistance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits - Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Legal Services
  • Employee Assistance Program

For your Financial Future

  • Retirement Plan - (Defined Benefit Pension Plan)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 Plan or Roth Plan)

For your Work/Life Balance

  • 11 paid holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Vacation and sick leave accrual
  • Vacation purchase program
  • Management Paid Leave**
  • Catastrophic Sick Leave
  • Group Auto/Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Guaranteed Ride Home
  • Employee Wellness Program (e.g. At Work Fitness, Incentive Based Programs, Gym Membership Discounts)
  • Employee Discount Program (e.g. theme parks, cell phone, etc.)
  • Child Care Resources
  • 1st United Services Credit Union 

*Eligibility is determined by Alameda County and offerings may vary by collective bargaining agreement.  This provides a brief summary of the benefits offered and can be subject to change.

** Non-exempt management employees are entitled to up to three days of management paid leave. Exempt management employees are entitled to up to seven days of management paid leave.