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SOCIAL WORKER III/IV - CHILD AND ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES
YUBA COUNTY | Marysville, California
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Social Worker III/IV- CWS (19919971)

Child and Adult Protective Services
 
 
 
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Social Services
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Northern California Inland
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Full-Time
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10/15/2019 at 5pm
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$4,946.00-$5,944.00 Monthly
 

Location

5730 Packard Aveune, Suite 100 Marysville, 95901
 

Description

The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the position of Social Worker III/IV in the Child and Adult Protective Services Division of the Health & Human Services Department. This is a deep class, in which placement is normally determined by three requirements: level of experience, education levels attained and the complexity of the work to which assigned. This class is flexibly staffed, with incumbents being fully competent to independently perform case management service provision of a complex or sensitive nature, prepare detailed, complex court documents and testify in court as required. Incumbents perform social services case work of a complex nature in providing a variety of social services to County residents; depending upon level to which qualified and assigned, perform case work of varying scope and complexity and perform related work as assigned. The Health and Human Services Department offers flexible work schedules.

About Yuba County:

Yuba County is situated in the Northern Sacramento Valley, approximately 40 miles north of the State Capitol in Sacramento and two hours away from San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. The boundaries stretch from the farms and orchards of the valley to the timberlands of the Sierras. Yuba County offers its residents the many advantages of a rural lifestyle away from the pressures of the urban areas. The County’s rivers, lakes and outdoor recreation areas provide excellent hunting, fishing, boating and skiing opportunities. Our County vision is to create a “golden” future for Yuba County by inspiring a community of participation, embracing our unique history, and discovering the wealth of our untapped potential.

 

 

 
 
 

Ideal Candidate

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work, or have an (MFCC). They will have experience with court procedures and have completed CORE training. They are skilled in social service case work, group and individual counseling and utilizing advanced interview techniques. The successful incumbent has excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate social service programs, policies, rules and regulations to clients. Proper assessment and the ability to evaluate psychological factors in the child, adult and/or family’s situation is critical. The ideal candidate is highly organized, has strong time management skills, and is able to work in possible high stress situations.

Required Qualifications:

Social Worker III Minimum: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field (including but not limited to psychology, sociology, social work) and at least two (2) years paraprofessional case management equivalent to the County’s class series of Social Worker I/II.

Preferred: In addition to the minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and additional years of experience as previously defined.

Social Worker IV Minimum: Master of Social Work OR a Master’s degree from a two year marriage, family and child counseling program (MFCC). A Master’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field and two years professional case management experience equivalent to the County’s class series of Social Worker III may substitute for the specific degree requirement.

Preferred: In addition to the minimum, either a Master of Social Work or a Master’s degree from a two-year MFCC program and additional years of professional case management experience equivalent to the County’s class series of Social Worker III.

Please Note: Applicants must possess the qualifications as outlined in the Child Welfare Services Program staff requirements issued by the State of California, Department of Social Services  (Title 31-070, .1-.13)

Special Requirements:

In accordance with Welfare and Institutions Code Section 16206, successfully complete the CDSS core training program within one year of appointment; and subsequent CDSS core training program within two years of appointment. Must successfully complete an extensive and thorough background investigation which may include Live Scan fingerprinting prior to hire; may be required to attend meetings outside of normal working hours; may work on call and respond to emergency situations during weekends, holidays and other off-hours shifts.

Work Environment:  Potential exposure to contagious or infectious diseases or hazardous substances and chemicals. Work with hostile or abusive individuals.

 

 

 

Benefits

MERIT INCREASE:

Typically 5% each year for the first 7 years

RETIREMENT:

Miscellaneous Classic: 2% @ 55

Miscellaneous New: 2% @ 62

(Misc. See Pension Reform Link on Human Resources web page for additional information. Yuba County does not participate in Social Security.)

VACATION: 12 days for first 5 yrs with incremental increases every 5 yrs thereafter, up to 20 yrs

HOLIDAYS: An average of 14 paid holidays per year, including 2 floating holidays

SICK LEAVE: Accrued every payroll period, up to 12 days per year

HEALTH: The County pays 90% of the Basic Plan premium for employee only or 70% for employee and eligible dependent(s).

DENTAL/VISION: County pays 100% of the Basic Plan Premiums for employee only and 80% for dependent(s).

LIFE: County provides $50,000 in life insurance coverage.

DEFERRED COMP: Voluntary Deferred Compensation plan(s) are available

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: County paid confidential counseling program for up to 5 visits per incident per eligible family member.

UNION AFFILIATION: Yuba County Employee Association

 

Special Instructions

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Final Filing Deadline: Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 5:00pm.

***Additional details will follow shortly after the application review process. All minimally qualified applicants will be invited to participate in a required selection process on November 1, 2019. It is VERY important that you check your email (that is on your application)  during the duration of this recruitment. We may be communicating periodically about the selection process via email.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS :

Incumbent will be required to perform disaster services activities as pursuant to Government Code 3100-3109.

APPLICATION SCREENING:

An official Yuba County employment application must be submitted by final filing deadline. Applications must include copies of valid license(s), certificate(s) and college transcripts and/or diploma. Incomplete applications may be disqualified from further consideration.

TO APPLY:

ON-LINE APPLICATION: Applications may be submitted on-line through CalOpps. Click on the Apply for Job button above to complete the Yuba County employment application.

OR

HARD COPY APPLICATION: You may access a hard copy of the Yuba County employment application by visiting our website at http://www.yuba.org. Our applications are available in a PDF, or you may pick up these materials in our office located 915 8th Street, Suite 113, Marysville, CA 95901. Hard copies of applications can be submitted to our office in person, by U.S. Mail or by fax at 530-749-7864. Applications must be received by the final filing deadline; postmarks or applications received after the final filing deadline will not be accepted.

All applicants will be given written notice regarding the status of their application and selection procedures. The County prefers to communicate via email, if provided, to expedite communication. It is also recommended that applicants review their SPAM mail daily as to not miss any important communication from the County.

Applicants are responsible for notifying the County of any changes to their contact information, including but not limited to e-mail addresses, mailing addresses, primary and secondary telephone numbers.

Applicants must provide the following documents with their application by the filing deadline:

  • Completed Yuba County Employment Application (Online or Hard Copy)
  • Any Diplomas and Unofficial Transcripts
  • Copies of Certifications

Note: All diplomas or degrees must be from an accredited college or university. To obtain information regarding accreditation, refer to the US Department of Education Office of Post Secondary Education at: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The minimum and preferred requirements are listed above. While the following requirements outline the minimum qualifications, Human Resources reserves the right to select applicants for further consideration who demonstrate the best qualifications match for the job. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee further participation in selection procedures.

TESTING ACCOMMODATION

If special accommodations are required at any stage of the selection process, complete the Request for Reasonable Accommodation in Employment Examination Process Form and provide the required documentation by the final filing deadline. The form can be obtained at Reasonable Accommodation Form or by contacting Human Resources at 530-749-7860.

VETERAN’S CREDIT

All applicants who have successfully completed the application/selection procedures and examination process may be eligible for veteran’s credit. Applicants must have served on active duty for a period of not less than 90 days in the armed forces in time of war or national emergency, or in time of peace in a campaign or expedition for service in which a medal has been authorized by the government of the United States and who has been discharged or released under honorable conditions, and widows of such persons shall be allowed credit. Military Records Form DD214 must be submitted for further review and determination of appropriate credits.

WAIVER OF SELECTION PROCEDURES

When selection procedures have been publicly announced and the number of applicants meeting the minimum qualifications for the position is five or less, the Human Resources Director may, at her/his discretion; a) Waive the competition entirely and submit the names of the applicants meeting the minimum qualifications to the appointing department, b) Revise the conditions of competition to a more practical basis under the circumstances.

SKILLS TEST:

Qualified applicants may be required to also complete a skills test. The skills test is utilized to evaluate the applicant’s ability to perform some of the essential job functions. This test may be weighted in establishing the employment list.

SELECTION PROCESS: 

The required selection process consists of several panel members of subject matter experts, community members, and other County Department staff.  Each candidate must compete two assessment exercises to demonstrate they possess the knowledge, skills and abilities vital to the role of this position. These exercises will be rated according to pre-determined guidelines and utilized to establish an employment list.  

EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY LIST

An employment eligibility list is established for those applicants who successfully pass all phases of the examination process. This list will be held for a minimum of six (6) months from the date the list is certified. For each vacancy the top five (5) ranks on the list will be certified to the department for final selection, which will include a departmental interview.

DEPARTMENTAL INTERVIEW

The Health & Human Services Department will notify the applicant of the date and time of his/her interview. The applicant will be asked a series of questions about his/herself and his/her related experience, education and training that exhibit the knowledge, skills and abilities essential to the job. The applicant may also be asked questions about hypothetical situations to test his/her ability to make decisions and use sound judgment and common sense.

E-VERIFY

Yuba County participates in the E-Verify system.  This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each NEW employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization

 

About Yuba County

 

Yuba County is situated in the Northern Sacramento Valley, approximately 40 miles north of the State Capitol in Sacramento and two hours away from San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. The boundaries stretch from the farms and orchards of the valley to the timberlands of the Sierras. With an estimated population of 70,000, Yuba County offers its residents the many advantages of a rural lifestyle away from the pressures of the urban areas. The County’s rivers, lakes and outdoor recreation areas provide excellent hunting, fishing, boating and skiing opportunities. Our County vision is to create a “golden” future for Yuba County by: Inspiring a community of participation, embracing our unique history, and discovering the wealth of our untapped potential.

The County of Yuba has 900 allocated positions and a total FY 17/18 budget of $167 million. It has a proud tradition of being a stable local government bolstered by five members of the Board of Supervisors who are elected for four year terms on an alternating basis. Each Supervisor represents an election district. Members of the Board of Supervisors serve as the legislative and executive body for Yuba County and provide policy direction for all branches of County government.

The County Administrator serves as chief administrative officer of the County organization and is responsible to manage the organization and carry out the policies set by the Board of Supervisors.

Statement of Commitment

We are dedicated to providing responsive, innovative and sustainable services that enhance the quality of life and uphold the public trust and interest. Our Guiding Principles: Innovation Trustworthiness Professionalism Financial Responsibility Strategic Priorities: Organizational Excellence Public Safety & Health Economic Development Responsible Growth Visit our website at www.co.yuba.ca.us

Yuba County is a Merit Based Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging Workforce Diversity

and is an E-Verify Employer.

 

Recruitment Contact

 
Contact phone: 
(530)749-7862
 
Contact email: 

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