CASEWORKER 6772 1260

Job Posting

DATE:

June 5, 2017

TO:

ALL COUNTY EMPLOYEES AND ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES

(This is a Competitive-Class position and there is currently an eligible list. No new applications will be accepted at this time.)

FROM:

Kim Butwell, Interim Director, Office for the Aging

JOB VACANCY:

Caseworker / Temporary / Full Time / Benefited

LOCATION:

1033 Development Court, Kingston, New York 12401

SALARY:

$25.08 per hour (Grade 14)

FILL DATE:

June 23, 2017

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work involves the responsibility of participating in the delivery of human services to children, adults and families as applicable within the Department of Social Services, Coordinated Children’s Programs or the Office for the Aging.  An incumbent is responsible for the case management of clients that may be rendered in the form of undercare and care planning and through the administration of a designated program as applicable to the department. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a higher level employee allowing for some leeway in making independent judgments related to the delivery of services. Does related work as required.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of modern principles and practices of social case management; good knowledge of federal, state and local laws and programs as they relate to the delivery of human services; working knowledge of available community facilities and resources; ability to identify positively with people; ability to relate to a potentially difficult client population; good organizational skills; good powers of observation, perception and analysis; good judgment; initiative and resourcefulness; emotional maturity; tact; courtesy; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university and successful completion of a one year caseworker trainee program.

Special Requirement: At time of appointment, and throughout employment in this title, candidates must possess a valid New York State driver's license.

Special Requirement for appointment to Ulster County positions: In accordance with Ulster County Legislative Local Law Number 14 of 2007 or by other State and Federal Statutes, candidates for employment to all Ulster County positions must obtain clearance for appointment from the Department of Criminal Justice Services or other mandated Federal and State regulatory authority based upon fingerprinting and a criminal history background check.

If this is an Ulster County position it will require a criminal background check and a candidate will be required to complete and sign a Criminal Background Investigation Release Form.  Upon a conditional employment offer a candidate will be required to be fingerprinted accordingly. 

IF COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY EDUCATION IS INDICATED; TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED AND SHOULD BE ATTACHED TO ALL APPLICATIONS RECEIVED.  A CANDIDATE LACKING THE REQUIRED TRANSCRIPTS WILL RECEIVE A CONDITIONAL APPROVAL PENDING THE RECEIPT OF TRANSCRIPTS. 

ULSTER COUNTY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, disabled veteran status, or status as a member of any other protected group or activity.