AccessibilityJob Basket
HomeSearch Jobs

Job: IRC11374

You must register before you can apply for a position. Please return to the home page to register or login if you already have an account.

Description

Job TitlePublic Administration Intern (Social Worker I/II), Grade 16
LocationRockville, MD, US
Organization NameHealth and Human Services
Medical ExamPhysical and Drug and Alcohol Screen
Background InvestigationYes
Financial DisclosureNo
Job Description

Closing Date: January 4, 2014

 

This recruitment will establish an eligible list to fill current and future vacancies.

This recruitment is for Public Administration Intern positions (underfilling the Social Worker I/II positions) in Child Welfare Services (CWS) ONLY. Applications for these positions are accepted on a continuous basis.

If you already have an MSW and licensure by the Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners, please apply to Requisition #IRC11372.

NOTE: THIS RECRUITMENT IS FOR MULTIPLE POSITIONS. POSITIONS MAY BE FULL-TIME, MERIT, TEMPORARY or GRANT-FUNDED. SEVERAL POSITIONS ARE PERMANENT WITH BENEFITS. THREE POSITIONS ARE TERM WITH BENEFITS. The term positions may be used to assist Child Welfare in providing uninterrupted services.

BILINGUAL APPLICANTS IN THE SPANISH/ENGLISH LANGUAGES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Some positions filled under this recruitment may either prefer or require Basic and/or Advanced proficiency in the Spanish/English language.  If a language proficiency is required, the candidate selected to fill the vacancy will be required to pass a language proficiency exam assessing oral communication, reading comprehension, interpreting, and (for advanced proficiency) translating text from the Spanish language to the English language and vice versa.

The selected candidate for this position will be subject to a criminal history records check through the Maryland State Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services and will also be checked through the Maryland Registry for Child Abuse and Neglect and federal and state sex offender registries.

Any applicant who fails the background check or whose name appears on either of the registries may be disqualified from employment for this position.

Public Administration Intern Salary, Grade 16: $42,752. NOTE: Position provides opportunity for non-competitive promotion to Social Worker I or II. Social Worker I (Grade 21, Salary: $47,028 - $77,756); Social Worker II (Grade 23, Salary: $51,589 - $85,463).

CWS provides a variety of supportive services to children and families to help children be safe and healthy within their own family. If protection is not possible in the child's own home, temporary placement in foster care, or permanent placement with relatives or with an adoptive family may be arranged. The following units within CWS provide these services:

ASSESSMENT UNIT investigates reports of alleged child abuse and neglect.

FAMILY PRESERVATION SERVICES provides time-limited, intensive home-based services to families in crisis when children are at risk of out-of-home placements due to abuse and neglect.

CONTINUING PROTECTIVE SERVICES provides services to families where abuse and neglect have occurred, yet imminent danger is no longer present and the family remains together.

FOSTER CARE SERVICES provides case management and permanency planning for children who have been placed in foster care.

FAMILY REUNIFICATION/PERMANENCY SERVICES provides intensive reunifications services to families to reduce the length of time children remain in foster care.

ADOPTION SERVICES prepares the child, who is under the guardianship of the Department, for placement in a permanent family situation.

INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM prepares older foster children for transition from foster care to living independently.

Additional Employment Information

Montgomery County Government is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. Accordingly, as it relates to employment opportunities, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email to special.accommodations@montgomerycountymd.gov. Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws.

Montgomery County Government also provides hiring preference to certain categories of veterans and veterans/persons with a disability. For more information and to claim employment preference, please refer to the Careers webpage on Hiring Preference.

Minimum Qualifications

Public Administration Intern: Applicants currently enrolled in a Master's in Social Work (MSW) program, who do not possess a MSW or licensure will be considered candidates for the Public Administration Intern position. If hired, applicants must provide evidence of possession of a MSW prior to appointment. Applicants will be given a set time limit to acquire the Social Work licensure.

If you already have an MSW and licensure by the Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners, please apply to Requisition #IRC11372.


Social Worker I: Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university that meets the criteria of a graduate social work program accredited by the Council of Social Work Education. Licensure by the Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners.

Social Worker II: Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university that meets the criteria of a graduate social work program accredited by the Council of Social Work Education. One (1) year post baccalaureate full-time (2080 work hours) experience rendering social work services. Field placement while attending a school of Social Work will not be considered as qualifying experience. Licensure by the Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners.

Driver's License: Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license when required for job-related duties.

Preferred Criteria

There are no Preferred Criteria for this advertisement.

 

All applicants will be reviewed by OHR for minimum qualifications.  Those applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be rated "Qualified," placed on the Eligible List, and may be considered for interview.  Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are same grade or higher will be placed on Eligible List as a "Transfer" candidate and may be considered for an interview.

 

If selected for consideration for a position, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.

Minimum Salary37457
Maximum Salary61498
CurrencyUSD
You must register before you can apply for a position. Please return to the home page to register or login if you already have an account.
HomeSearch JobsAccessibilityJob Basket
Privacy Statement