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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania County Caseworker 1 (Local Government) - Fulton County C&Y (Multiple Vacancies) in Mc Connellsburg, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 4395889 THE POSITION Fulton County is looking for Caseworker Applicants who are interested in entry level job opportunities to make a difference in the lives of children and families.  These workers have the support of direct supervision and training opportunities provided through the Child Welfare Resource Center.  Employees have the ability to earn longevity incentives as well as the opportunity to participate in tuition reimbursement program opportunities through the County for ongoing education.   DESCRIPTION OF WORK

This is an entry level caseworker position that allows for growth in the field of social work with children and families.  Workers are responsible for the receipt of reports of child abuse and neglect and investigation of the same.  Workers provide in-home case management services for those children and families accepted for services with the supervision and guidance of the Casework Supervisor.  Workers participate in Court functions to include placement services and adoption of children.  Workers are provided with extensive training through the PA Child Welfare Resource Center and in-house training is provided regarding the rules and regulations that govern the agency.

Workers are responsible for timely data entry into the case management system and case files.  Workers are required to participate in a mandatory on-call rotation with support and supervision provided by agency.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

Full-time employment. Work hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday, with a 30-minute lunch. Mandatory on-call rotation. You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.   REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Experience and Training Requirements: Two years of experience as a County Social Services Aide 3 and two years of college level course work which includes 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences; or 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; or 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 will be considered to have met the educational requirements once they are within two months of graduating with a qualifying degree/credits. Other Requirements: is currently waived for this title. You must be able to perform essential job functions. Legal Requirements:

A conditional offer of employment will require a drug screening. This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law. Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports including, but not limited to, PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI Fingerprint clearance. How to Apply: Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education). If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. Your application must be submitted by the post ng closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted. Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position. Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. *7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to  and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at . Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals). If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.


Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam). Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions. Your score is valid for this specific posting only. You must provide complete and accurate information or: your score may be lower than deserved. you may be disqualified. You may only apply/test once for this posting. Your results will be provided via email.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.