YOUTH DETENTION WORKER

Exam type: 
Open Competitive (open to the public)
Department: 
ECDSS/ Youth Services
Location: 
810 East Ferry Buffalo, NY
Posting Dates: 
December 27, 2018 - January 7, 2019
Description: 

REVISED
ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
VACANCY NOTICE
PROVISIONAL 

DEPARTMENT: SOCIAL SERVICES/YOUTH SERVICES
TITLE OF POSITION: YOUTH DETENTION WORKER
LOCATION: YOUTH DETENTION 
SHIFT: VARIOUS 
SALARY: $34,035-42,796

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

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.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

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

CC:  AFSCME

         T. DeLauro

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