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STAFF ASSISTANT, CRBC

Recruitment #19-000880-0001

Introduction

This recruitment is limited to current Department of Human Services, Citizens' Review Board for Children employees only.

GRADE

14

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Human Services

Citizens Review Board for Children

1100 Eastern Boulevard

Essex, MD  21221

Main Purpose of Job

This position will provide guidance, policy expertise, and other services to gubernatorally-appointed citizen review boards in one or more jurisdictions of the state. The boards conduct case reviews, monitor child welfare programs, and make recommendations for system improvement in order to enhance the management of individual children's cases as well as the administration of the system as a whole. Goals are that children will be safe, be placed in stable, permanent living arrangements without undue delay; enjoy continuity of relationships; and have the opportunity to develop to their full potential. This position requires frequent travel throughout the State of Maryland. It may travel up to five days a week to provide services to constituents.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire.

Education: Completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three years social casework experience providing professional community organization services in a child or adolescent services program or as an advocate in a child welfare program.

Notes:

1. Additional social casework experience providing professional community organization services in a child or adolescent services program or as an advocate in a child welfare program may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required education.

2.Graduate work in social work, community organization or public administration from an accredited college or university may be substituted on a year for year basis for two years of the related experience.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Limited to current Department of Human Services, Citizens' Review Board for Children employees only.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Candidates appointed to positions in these classifications may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Employees in this classification may be required to have daily use of a motor vehicle while on official State business. Standard mileage allowance will be paid for use of a privately owned vehicle.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. 

Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for one year.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies. 

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position.  You may be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire. The supplemental questionnaire may be used as part of the rating process. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service is required prior to hire. 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to, Department of Human Services, Examination Services Unit, 311 W. Saratoga Street, Room 133, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.

All mailed documents must include the applicant's name and the job number and must be received by 5 P.M. on the closing date.  Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the application. 

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-0882.  Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

If you have any questions concerning the recruitment process for this position, please call 410-767-7414.  

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay  

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity. 

People with disabilities and bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.