• Caseworker - Provisional

    Posted: 05/12/2023

    Notice of Anticipated Vacancy
     Caseworker – Provisional
    Full Time with Benefits
    $54,061 (2023 Base)
    An employee in this class renders casework services to adults, children and families to enhance their ability to cope with and resolve emotional, social, environmental and economic problems. The work requires the exercise of sound judgment in assessing the strengths and needs of adults, children and families, identifying problem areas and developing and implementing an appropriate service plan. Incumbents must be emotionally mature, able to make decisions and able to work in stressful situations particularly those requiring crisis intervention. The work is generally performed under the direct supervision of an experienced Caseworker or other supervisor or administrative staff. Incumbents receive ongoing in-service training in social casework practices and procedures, including training in applicable laws and regulations.
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s Degree
    1. Incumbent must be available to assume after-hours Protective Casework assignments as required. Assignments may be weeknights, weekends and holidays.
    2. Certain assignments made to employees in this class will require access to transportation to meet field requirements made in the ordinary course of business in a timely and efficient manner.
     RESIDENCY: Candidates must have been legal residents of Warren County, a contiguous county (Essex, Hamilton, Saratoga, Washington) for at least four months immediately preceding the date of the exam.
    The position will be filled based upon Civil Service requirements. A provisional appointment will be made with examination to be held at a later date. Candidate must meet Civil Service requirements for appointment following establishment of the Eligible List.
    If you are interested in being considered please submit your letter of interest to:
    Christian Hanchett, Commissioner, Department of Social Services
    1340 State Route 9, Lake George, NY 12845
    Applications can be found at www.warrencountyny.gov/jobs 
    Letters of interest and applications will be accepted through June 1, 2023
    Warren County is an EOE/AA Employer