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ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

VACANCY NOTICE

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL SERVICES FAMILY INDEPENDENCE

LOCATION: Commissioner’s Office Executive Administration

SALARY: $65,480

The work involves the oversight of major program divisions in the Department of Social Services including but not limited to Medicaid, SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and Employment; Work is performed under the general direction of a higher level administrative employee or Commissioner.  Supervision is exercised over a large staff of administrative, professional and clerical personnel.  Formulates departmental policies, plans and programs and advises administrative supervision in the interpretation and application of such policies; Analyzes the ongoing performance and Departmental impact of assigned programs or operations; Develops plans, methods and procedures to correct or improve programs and functions; Organizes and oversees major administrative initiatives related to improving agency-wide operations and performance; Directs the design and development of work systems including information, records and reporting systems and administrative monitoring methods for all new programs or for modification and improvement of existing programs.

  Must meet the following qualifications:  Master’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Human Services or related field & 4 yrs exp. in a responsible administrative & supervisory position, of which 3 were in Government, Social Service or Health agency OR: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Human Services or related field & 6 yrs of satisfactory exp. in a responsible administrative & supervisory position, of which 3 were in a Government, Social Service, or Health agency.

This notice will be posted for the period April 14, 2014 through and including

April 28, 2014

If interested and meet the above qualifications, please forward resume to:

Marie Cannon, 95 Franklin Street, 8th floor Buffalo, NY 14202

 

ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

VACANCY NOTICE

SUPERVISOR OF DETENTION FACILITIES

LOCATION: 810 E. Ferry St, Buffalo, NY 14211

SALARY: $44,876

The Supervisor of Detention Facilities is responsible for the 24-hour operation, maintenance of the facility; and custody of those juveniles remanded to the Detention Center pending disposition by a Judge of the Family Court. The position supervises a substantial number of full and part-time staff and is responsible for managing the Youth Detention Center population. Supervision includes staff development/training, and imposing discipline as necessary. The Supervisor of Detention Facilities works under the general direction of the Deputy Commissioner of Youth Services or higher ranking administrative employee. Does related worked as required. Individual must have thorough knowledge of social work principles, practices, and techniques as applies to acute behavior problems; familiarity with detention home management including a practical working knowledge of personnel techniques of management; ability to understand and maintain a program of education, recreation and guidance of delinquent children; ability to supervise people and foster constructive thinking in children’s attitudes towards themselves and society; resourcefulness; integrity; objectivity of judgment; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Must meet the following qualifications: Master’s degree in Social Work and two years of experience in a detention home, training school, probation department, or community juvenile justice program with primary emphasis on case work treatment of juvenile delinquents or child welfare of which one (1) year shall have been is a supervisory capacity OR: Bachelor’s degree and four years of experience in a detention home, training school, probation department, or community juvenile justice program with primary emphasis on case work treatment of juvenile delinquents or child welfare of which one (1) year shall have been in a supervisory capacity.

This notice will be posted for the period April 17, 2014 through and including

May 1, 2014

If interested and meet the above qualifications, please forward resume to:

Gary Damon, Jr., Deputy Commissioner, 810 E. Ferry St., Buffalo, NY 14211

 

ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

VACANCY NOTICE

CASEWORKER (SPANISH SPEAKING)

LOCATION: Children’s Services

SALARY: $30,587

Candidates must meet the following requirements on or before the date of the written test: Graduation from a regionally accredited or NYS registered college or university with a Bachelor’s degree.  In addition, must have possession of a NYS driver’s license and use of a private automobile; All potential employees for this position will be requested to sign the necessary clearance form (State Central Register) prior to being advised that they will be hired.  Refusal to sign will be cause for automatic non-selection. 

Special Language Requirement: Must be able to converse fluently in Spanish as spoken in the Buffalo Metropolitan area.

This notice will be posted for the period April 17, 2014 through and including

May 1, 2014

If interested and meet the above qualifications, please forward resume to:

Gavin Kasper, 478 Main Street, 3rd floor Buffalo, NY 14202

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Erie Community College (ECC) Please see http://www.ecc.edu/about/jobsatECC

Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Please see http://www.ecmc.edu/healthprofessionals/