Job Title:Caseworker I
County Name:Susquehanna County
TITLE L0623 – Caseworker I
HEADQUARTER CITY/ADDRESS Susquehanna County Services for Children & Youth
75 Public Avenue
Montrose, PA 18801
TYPE OF JOB: Civil Service/Local County Government
HOURS OF OPERATION: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM , Monday through Friday
This is a Civil Service full time position. Starting salary for a Caseworker I is $17.50 per hour; $36,400.00 per year. Duties include participation in formal and informal training programs which provide basic knowledge relative to agency purpose, services provided, client population characteristics, and applicable laws, methods, procedures, rules and regulations governing the operation of the agency. Performs a variety of entry level social services and case management duties designed to provide supportive services to children, youth and families, people who are mentally disabled, people who are physically challenged, and others. Employee works under close supervision of the Caseworker Supervisor or Agency Director and employee is reviewed through individual and group conferences. Employee performs other related work as required.
Applicant must be willing to take and pass the State Civil Service test for Caseworker I.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
A 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.
Two years of experience as a County Social Service Aide 3 and two years of college level course work which includes 12 college credit in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice or other related social sciences.
Any 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 must meet one (or more) of the following method(s) to be considered for this vacancy:
- Civil Service Lists o Promotion Without Examination
- Transfer o Reassignment
- Voluntary Demotion o Reinstatement
ELIGIBILITY – ALL CANDIDATES:
1. Meet the minimum experience and training required for the job:
Ability to maintain and complete records.
Ability to read, write and perform simple arithmetic.
Ability to follow simple oral and written instructions
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the public
2. Be a resident of Pennsylvania.
3. Be eligible for selection in accordance with Civil Services rules.
HOW TO APPLY – ALL CANDIDATES:
If interested in applying by mail, please send letter of intent and resumé to:
Susquehanna County Services for Children and Youth, 75 Public Avenue, Montrose, PA 18801 or hand deliver to Michelle R. Graziano, MSW, Director, SCSCY, 75 Public Avenue, Montrose, PA 18801.
Posting Date:Thursday, February 23, 2023