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County Caseworker 1
Do you have a passion for helping others?
Do you want to make a difference?
~ JOIN OUR TEAM ~
We’re Hiring!
Caseworkers at Clarion County Children & Youth Services assist children, youth, and families in attaining a more satisfactory social, economic, or physical adjustment in everyday life.

In order to be eligible for this position, you must:
·         Have successfully examined and have a current score on file.  If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the COUNTY CASEWORKER 1 – CHILDREN AND YOUTH (ONLINE EXAM) posting and follow the directions provided. 
·         After you receive a score you can proceed to the County of Clarion Job Application at CLARION COUNTY CASEWORKER 1 – MULTIPLE OPENINGS
Posting closes December 1, 2019

Reminder: College Transcripts must be attached to employment application

Applications can be emailed to tcochran@co.clarion.pa.us
 
ALL CANDIDATES MUST MEET THE MINIMUM ESSENTIALS AND TRAINING AS LISTED BELOW:

A Bachelor’s degree in social work;
OR
A Bachelor’s degree in sociology, social welfare, psychology gerontology, criminal justice or other related social sciences. and 1 year of social services experience
OR
A Bachelor’s degree in another field which includes or is supplemented by 12 college credits in the social science field.

UPON HIRE CANDIDATES WILL BE REQUIRED TO:
·       Provide Certified Transcripts
·         Take the Civil Service Examination
·         Provide Child Line, PA State Police, and FBI Clearances
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs and a county retirement plan.
 
We understand that there is more to life than work – and we want you to enjoy it!
 
 

 Position Details

 
Salary:                  $28,267.20
Location:               Clarion County, PA
Job Type:              Civil Service Permanent Full-Time
Department:           Local-Government Children and Youth
Closing:                 12/1/2019 11:59 PA Eastern
Union:                    United Mineworkers of America
Worksite Address:  214 South 7th Avenue, Clarion
Contact Name:       Tim Cochran
Contact Phone:      (814) 226-4000 Ext. 2812
Contact Email:        tcochran@co.clarion.pa.us
 
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
The Intake Worker will receive, evaluate, and assess referrals and requests for service to determine where or not a child is abused, neglected, abandoned, exploited, a status offender, or otherwise at risk and in need of services of Children and Youth Services or other appropriate community service agencies.
The focus of services at the Intake level shall be able to evaluate the possibility, degree, or frequency of risks, to ensure the safety and welfare of the child, and to develop an appropriate plan of action to alleviate the risks, while initiating agency services and/or referrals to collaborative services to meet the needs of the child and family.
The population served shall be any Clarion County child for whom a referral or request for services is made and any child who is alleged to have been abused in Clarion County.  Intake Workers are the bridge to connect families and children in need of assistance with the community services that can assist them, thus improving their lives.
THE POSITION
We are seeking people who have a strong desire to help children and families be successful in their lives no matter what barriers they may face! County Caseworkers can make a huge, positive impact on the children and families they encounter.
Work Schedule: Monday- Friday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm (1 hour lunch). On call required after certification.

Clarion County is currently accepting applications for this position.  This is a local government position providing salary and benefits through the County of Clarion.
 

 Application Process

 
When applying, please use this page as a reference in order to ensure you have completed the FULL application process. You can apply to be a County Caseworker 1 at Clarion County Children & Youth Services by the following these steps processes:

STEP 1
 
Or manually locate the exam by following these steps:
·        Visit www.employment.pa.gov
·        Select Open Jobs; then Continue to Open Jobs
·        Select Filter and change location to State-wide
·        Select County Caseworker 1 (LG) C&Y (Online Exam)
·        When ready, click Apply on the top right of the page
·        Create or Sign-In to your account in order to complete the application
·        Once you complete the application you will be E-mailed a confirmation receipt of the application as well as a score.
·        If you do not receive a score you cannot be considered for employment. If you believe you are qualified and have not received a score please contact Civil Service at 855.524.5627 or the County of Clarion as listed below

STEP 2


Once you have completed the State-Wide Civil Service exam and received your score, you will next need to apply for the caseworker position for Clarion County by the following process:
  
Or manually locate the position on the Pennsylvania Jobs website:
·        Select Open Jobs; then Continue to Open Jobs
·        Select Filter and change location to Clarion County
·        Select County Caseworker 1 (Local Government) – Clarion County C&Y
·        Current Job Number is R-2019-58128-L0623
·        When ready, click Apply on the top right of the page
·        Sign-In to your account in order to complete the application
·        You will be asked to provide your score number you received from the previous application
 
All candidates MUST:
·        Apply via employment.pa.gov
·        Provide ChildLine, PA State Police, and FBI Clearances upon hiring. 

For any additional questions, please contact:

CYS Director, Todd Kline
toddkline@co.clarion.pa.us  (814) 226-000 Ext. 1327
County Employer Relations Director, Tim Cochran
tcochran@co.clarion.pa.us  (814) 226-4000 Ext. 2812