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County Caseworker 1 – Westmoreland County Children's Bureau

County Caseworker 1 (Local Government) – Westmoreland County C&Y (Multiple Vacancies)Salary$46,664.00 AnnuallyLocation Westmoreland County, PAJob TypeCivil Service Permanent Full-TimeJob NumberCS-2024-75290-L0623DepartmentLocal GovernmentDivisionHS Westmoreland Co Child WelfaOpening Date03/22/2024Closing Date4/4/2024 11:59 PM EasternJob CodeL0623Position NumberMultiple positions may be filled from this posting.UnionTeamsters Local 205Bureau / Division Code88212765Bureau / DivisionWestmoreland County Children and YouthWorksite Address40 North Pennsylvania AvenueWorksite AddressSuite 310CityGreensburg, PennsylvaniaZip Code15601Contact NameAimee M. HeaterContact Phone724.830.3336Contact BENEFITSQUESTIONSTHE POSITIONNOTE:  THIS IS A REPOSTING OF CS-2024-75290-L0623.  IF YOU APPLIED UNDER THE PREVIOUS POSTING WHICH WAS OPEN FROM JANUARY 26, 2024, TO FEBRUARY 8, 2024, YOU CANNOT SUBMIT A NEW APPLICATION.  Do you have a background working with children & families and have a passion for working in an environment that serves to help others?  The Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau is seeking a professional individual(s) to join our casework team.    If you have a passion for helping children and families, apply today and help us make a difference!  DESCRIPTION OF WORKThis is a full-time professional casework position responsible to provide a full range of social and case management services to children, youth, and families to assist them in attending a more satisfactory social, economic, emotional, or physical adjustment.  An important aspect of this work is the employment of casework skills in obtaining essential information, counseling clients and members of their families, and helping them utilize all available resources.  Located in Westmoreland County, we have an ample array of social services agencies working in collaboration with our agency.  We here at the Westmoreland County Children’s Bureau are committed to quality care and services.  Work Schedule and Additional Information:  Full-time employment.Work hours are available on the following shifts: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday; and/or,10:30 AM – 6:00 PM, Monday through FridayBoth shifts include a 30-minute lunch.You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITYQUALIFICATIONS Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:Two years of experience as a County Social Services Aide 3 and two years of college level course work which includes 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences; orA bachelor’s degree which includes or is supplemented by successful completion of 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences; orAny equivalent combination of experience and training which includes 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences and one year of experience as a County Social Services Aide 3 or in a similar position performing paraprofessional case management functions.Applicants will be considered to have met the educational requirements once they are within two months of graduating with a qualifying degree/credits. Other Requirements: PA residency requirement is currently waived for this title.You must be able to perform essential job functions. Legal Requirements: You must pass a background investigation.A conditional offer of employment will require a drug screening.This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law. Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports including, but not limited to, PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI Fingerprint clearance. How to Apply: Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.  Veterans:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, visit and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):  711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.  The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. EXAMINATION INFORMATIONCompleting the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions. Your score is valid for this specific posting only.You must provide complete and accurate information or: your score may be lower than may be disqualified.You may only apply/test once for this posting.Your results will be provided via email.AgencyCommonwealth of PennsylvaniaAddress613 North Street  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120Website to this link, if you don’t already have an account, you will need to create one.  This posting will be up today, March 22, 2024 through April 4, 2024 @ 11:59 p.m.
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