ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
DEPARTMENT: SOCIAL SERVICES/YOUTH SERVICES
TITLE OF POSITION: YOUTH DETENTION WORKER
LOCATION: YOUTH DETENTION
A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of experience working youths* in a public or private institution or:
B) Completion of sixty (60) semester hours at a regionally accredited or New York State registered two (2) or four (4) year college or university and two (2) years of experience working with youths* in a public or private institution; or:
C) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and four (4) years of experience working with youths* in a public or private institution; or:
D) An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits (A), (B), and (C).
*Youths – Persons who have reached their seventh birthday but have not yet reached their twenty-first birthday.
Eligibility for New York State Driver’s License at the time of application. Possession of the License and use of a private automobile at the time of appointment.
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 positon will be required 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.
Subject to background investigation and fingerprinting for appointment. (Applicant may be required to submit the necessary fees for the fingerprint processing.)
NOTE: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements.
This notice will be posted for the period December 27, 2018 through and including January 7, 2019
If interested and meet the above qualifications, please send a resume and cover letter to
Diane Saxe-Youth Services, 810 E Ferry Street Buffalo New York 14211