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Pitt County Government seeks career-oriented professionals who have a commitment to public service. To apply, you must meet all minimum requirements and submit a Pitt County or NC State (PD107) application (Apply Online | Application (Print Only) | Application (Editable) ) to the Human Resources Office, Pitt County Office Building, 1717 W. 5th St., Greenville, NC 27834. To request an application, telephone (252) 902-3050. Applications must be received by 5:00 pm EST on the closing date listed for a position, in order for the application to be considered for the position.
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NEW HIRES COULD BE SUBJECT TO A POST-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL.
ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE SUBJECTED TO A BACKGROUND CHECK.
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RESUME WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF COUNTY APPLICATION.
COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES DIRECTOR(Salary Range: 86,115 - 136,104) Required Courses/Education & Exp.: The Pitt County Board of Social Services is seeking qualified applicants for the vacant Social Services Director position. The successful candidate will manage a variety of optional and required programs in this rural and urban county with a population of 172,554. The total Department of Social Services budget for 2013-2014 is $364,527,814 with an operational budget of $30,403,789. There are 227 employees. Applicants must meet the following qualifications established by the State Personnel Commission. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of the legal and philosophical basis for public welfare programs. Considerable knowledge of principles and practice of social work. Thorough knowledge of management principles, techniques, and practices. Knowledge of the agency's organization, operation and objectives and applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations. Ability to exercise sound judgment in analyzing situations and making decisions; direct employees and programs in the various areas of responsibility; and develop and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, and with federal, state, and local officials. Minimum Training and Education: A master's degree in social work and two years of supervisory experience in the delivery of client services; or a bachelor's degree in social work and three years of supervisory experience in the delivery of client services, one of which must have been in Social Services; or graduation from a four year college or university and three years of supervisory experience in the delivery of client services, two of which must have been in Social Services; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have a MSW degree. Preference will also be given to candidates with extensive experience in the development and administration of a variety of social services programs in a county department of social services organization in North Carolina. Considerable skill and experience in the supervision of social work and/or income maintenance staff is required. The salary range is $86,115 to $136,104 and actual salary will depend upon the experience, education and salary history of the candidate chosen. Interested candidates must complete and submit a Pitt County application along with a copy of college or university transcripts. A Pitt County application is available at www.pittcountync.gov. Resumes may be included, but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed County application. Electronic copies, incomplete or unsigned applications will not be considered. Candidates will be required to participate in a selection process that includes a structured interview. Applications and transcripts should be mailed to the address listed below: Dr. Johnie Hamilton, Social Services Board Chair C/O Mr. Scott Elliott, County Manager 1717 W. 5th Street Greenville, NC 27834 Candidate must possess a valid North Carolina Driver's License and will be subject to a background check and drug screening. Pitt County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Position open until filled.
Position # 840201
Closing Date: 3/14/2014
INCOME MAINTENANCE CASEWORKER II(Salary Range 32,171 - 50,852) (Day Care) Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Key Duties: The primary purpose of this position is to determine eligibility of persons for Work First Family Assistance childcare and redetermine clients' ongoing eligibility for the Work First Family Assistance childcare program. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of the program/areas of assignment. General knowledge of all agency and community programs and services which could affect the client/applicant. Good mathematical reasoning and computational skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret rules, regulations and procedures. Ability to communicate with clients/applicants, the public at large, and public officials to obtain data, and to explain and interpret rules, regulations and procedures. Ability to instruct and to evaluate the work of lower level employees. Ability to perform caseworker functions within structured time frames. Minimum Training and Experience: One year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Position # 632311
Closing Date: 3/14/2014
SOCIAL WORKER I/A&T(Salary Range: 44,670 - 70,600) (APS/CPS) Required Courses/Education & Exp.: Key Duties: This position will provide the on-call and emergency services during the hours that the Agency is not officially open. The primary job duties will be Child and Adult Protective Services. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of social work principles, techniques and practices and their applications to complex casework, treatment, and investigation of abuse or neglect of children; thorough knowledge of policies and procedures as evidenced by the ability to cite the authority of federal and state law; thorough knowledge of individual and group behavior, family dynamics, and medical, behavioral and/or psychosocial problems and their treatment theory. Considerable knowledge of governmental and private organizations and resources in the community. Ability to interact and motivate a resistant involuntary client population and the public who may not agree with the laws, rules or policies of the process or the programs; ability to prepare documentation such as written investigative reports for the court, case records and treatment plans; ability to testify as an expert witness; ability to employ advanced case management interview techniques to establish a supportive relationship and involve families in the initial assessment for the need of services; ability to quickly assess the risks and safety of the client environment during daylight hours, after dark and in high crime areas; ability to employ expert negotiation skills in the most complex cases; ability to analyze and assess child development safety issues in relation to risk factors; ability to analyze tense family situations and make decisions about removing children when the decision has to be made with limited direct information and limited access to consultation; ability to communicate effectively and establish supportive client relationships. Ability to perform manual work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Minimum Training and Experience: Master's degree from an accredited school of social work and one year of social work experience; or a Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of social work and two years of social work or counseling experience; or Master's degree in a counseling field and two years of social work or counseling experience; or a four-year degree in a human services field or related curriculum and three years of social work or counseling experience; or graduation from a four-year college or university and four years of experience in rehabilitation counseling, pastoral counseling or a related human service field providing experience in the techniques of casework, group work or community organization; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. One year of work experience can be credited for completion of the social work collaborative. Child Protective Service experience preferred. Valid North Carolina driver license required. Transcript required.
Position # 702717
Closing Date: 3/28/2014
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