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Child Welfare Assistant III

Recruitment #190108-H16C-01

Introduction

Announcement #: 19-T004
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN TO ALL SOURCES
Organization: CW-Pittsburg-R4D18
Address: 1900 S Main, McAlester, OK 74501
Travel: Extensive

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE. DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibility for providing administrative and programmatic support to Child Welfare Specialists (CWS), and may perform lower level paraprofessional Child Welfare tasks and duties.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

This job family consists of three levels, which are distinguished by the complexity of job assignments, the extent of responsibility, and the expertise to complete specific duties assigned.

Level III
This is the specialist level where employees are assigned responsibility for the completion of a full range of paraprofessional work completing various Child Welfare case management activities such as providing assistance to Child Welfare Specialists, clients, client families, and other interested parties; assisting in the recruitment activities for the Child Welfare Volunteer Program, and may include coordinating referrals to other program areas, service providers, and the courts; interviewing clients and client families; assisting in problem resolution, and making home visits to assist CWS in assessing foster care placement as required by court or individualized service plan.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level III
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of one year of clerical experience in a governmental or non-profit social services provider environment plus two years of clerical experience in a child welfare environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting thirty semester hours of college for each year of the required experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must be willing and able to perform all job-related travel normally associated with this position.

Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain required car insurance and be willing to transport clients.

Applicants must successfully complete the Oklahoma Department of Human Services’ defensive driving training within one year of entering on duty. 

Applicant must pass a criminal background investigation.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire.

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.



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