• Support Investigator

    Posted: 05/01/2023

    Re-Issued 5/16/2023 (Submission date extended)

    Warren County Department of Social Services is seeking candidates for the position of Support Investigator. The Support Investigator Conducts investigations to determine the location and financial status of individuals legally responsible for the support of welfare recipients.  Also provides related services to the general public for the purpose of securing child support and/or establishment of paternity.  This position involves verifying the absence of a legally responsible relative from a household, locating the individual and assessing the possibility of obtaining reimbursement of funds for a social service agency.  For the general public, this position involves documenting and verifying the financial status of absent parents and preparing petitions for support, enforcement, and modification.
    SALARY: $44,729 (2023 Base Salary, Full Time with Benefits)
    RESIDENCY: Candidates must be legal residents of Warren County or a contiguous county (Essex, Hamilton, Saratoga or Washington) for at least four months prior to an exam to be held at a future date.
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and:

    1. Two years of interviewing or investigation experience involving public contact; or

    2. Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice or a degree which includes 12 credit hours in one of the behavioral sciences; or

    3. Any equivalent combination of training and experience as stated in "A" and "B" above.

    The position will be filled based upon Civil Service requirements. A provisional appointment will be made with an exam to be held at a later date. Candidate must meet Civil Service requirements for appointment following the establishment of the Eligible List.
    Interested candidates may submit a Warren County application, resume and cover letter by June 12, 2023 to:

    Christian Hanchett, Commissioner, Department of Social Services
    1340 State Route 9
    Lake George, NY 12845
    Applications may be obtained from www.warrencountyny.gov/jobs
    Warren County is an EOE/AA Employer