SOCIAL SERVICES TEAM WORKER

Exam type: 
Notice of Vacancy
Department: 
Erie County Department of Social Services
Location: 
Child Protective Services, Children’s Services
Posting Dates: 
April 10, 2018
Description: 

 

 ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

VACANCY NOTICE

TITLE OF POSITION:

Social Services Team Worker *

LOCATION:

Child Protective Services, Children’s Services

SALARY:

$31,514-$38,424 (CSEA Job Group V)

 

*Please note that this position is a competitive civil service title and requires that you take a civil service examination in the future. After the exam, selection for permanent appointment(s) will be made from reachable candidate(s) on the eligible list according to the NYS Civil Service Rule of Three.

The work involves maintaining an automated file of case specific information, which is a key tool to the performance of both the casework and administrative staff of the Services division and CASA.  The incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of tasks and is able to apply a high degree of clerical technique to facilitate the preparation and ordering of personal care services and the preparation of casework documents.  Work is performed under the supervision of a higher ranking supervisory employee.  Supervision is not a responsibility of this position.  Does related work as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Candidates must meet the following requirements on or before the date of the written test:

Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and two years clerical experience which included one of experience in the operation of an alpha-numeric keyboard.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

1.) Ability to type 40 words per minute; and

2.) Section 424-a of the Social Services Law requires the local social services district to inquire whether the applicant is the subject of an indicated child abuse or maltreatment report on file with the State Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment. All potential employees for this position will be requested to sign the necessary clearance form prior to being advised that they will be hired. Refusal to sign will be cause for an automatic non-selection.

Residence Requirements:  Candidates must have been legal residents of Erie County for at least one month immediately preceding the date of the written test and must be legal residents of Erie County at the time of appointment.

 

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

Jill Gebauer, Chief Supervising Social Services Team Worker

478 Main Street, 4th floor Room 410 Buffalo, NY  14202

or you may email your resume to Jill.Gebauer@erie.gov.

Frequently Requested Information

Contact

Phone: (716) 858-8484
Erie County Civil Service Exam Line: (716) 858-8729

Edward A. Rath County Office Building
95 Franklin Street, 6th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202