March 5, 2014
Classification: Social Worker Investigative, Assessment, Treatment
Salary Range: Grade 70 Hiring Range: ($38,280 – $43,344) Salary Range: ($38,280 - $55,476)
Starting Date: Immediate Upon Hire
Recruiting Period: A complete NC State Application Form (PD107) and official transcript of all degrees held must be received by Scotland County DSS, Attn: Personnel, P.O. Box 1647, Laurinburg, NC 28351 no later than 5:00 PM on March 14, 2014. Applications can be obtained on the following websites:
or http://www.scotlandcounty.org/human-resources.asp ,or in hard copy from Scotland County Department of Social Services.
RESPONSIBILITIES: This is advanced, professional level casework providing protective, investigative, counseling and case management services for children who are at risk for neglect, abuse, or dependency. Social work services provided will include immediate response to crisis situations for at-risk children; investigation of alleged neglect and abuse; substantiation as prescribed by federal and state guidelines; and assessment of individuals and family dynamics of any age and any developmental, mental, medical, substance abuse, or financial problems. Crisis intervention may require referrals for treatment and placement in foster care or residential facilities. This worker will provide expert testimony in court hearings, and follow-up with case management and preventive services for clients. The scope of interpersonal contacts will include clients and their families, foster families, a variety of medical and psychological professionals, law enforcement, legal services and social and community agencies. Access to an automobile for in and out of county travel is required, as the worker is required to visit homes of service recipients and visits to other service providers. Position is responsible for on-call coverage and carries a beeper, making them available 24 hours per day. The person in this position must be able to respond to the beeper and when necessary appear on site within 30 minutes. There are also other times when this person may be required to work after the normal working hours. Participation in unit staffing and working effectively with all unit members is a crucial element of the position. Preparation of case summaries and maintenance of accurate and up-to-date case records and documentation are also a responsibility of this position. Computer experience is important in this position
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Master's degree from accredited school of social work and one year of social work or counseling 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 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 services field providing experience in the techniques of case-work, 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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of social work principles, techniques and practices and their applications to complex caseworker, 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; 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 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 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. (Bilingual preferred)
All applications will be considered but not necessarily interviewed. In lieu of no qualified applicants, trainees will be considered. References will be required. Drug testing and criminal background check will be completed on applicant hired.
Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer
March 4, 2014
RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT: ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN II
SCOTLAND COUNTY is seeking applicants for the position of Accounting Technician II to perform complex accounting work for the County Administration Department. Position also serves as administrative assistant for Public Buildings & Grounds Director as well as assisting in accounts payable and human resources. Responsible for tracking invoices, expenditures for large grants and be responsible for any small local grant administrative work; reconciling the County’s bank accounts; will be responsible for daily cash counts, deposits, and reports.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Associates Degree from a 2-yr college or technical school in accounting or related field and 3-4 years experience in purchasing, bookkeeping or accounting work in a clerical office; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Hiring range $26,184 - $27,504 with excellent benefits. Submit State application (PD-107) along with resume, cover letter, and an OFFICIAL SEALED TRANSCRIPT OF THE HIGHEST DEGREE to Scotland County Personnel, 507 W. Covington St., P O Box 489, Laurinburg, NC 28353. Criminal Background checks will be done on final candidates. Pre-employment Drug Test Required. An Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing date: 3/14/2014.
March 3, 2014
SCOTLAND COUNTY Parks & Recreation Department is seeking applicants for the following position:
Maintenance Technician - Part-time (32 hr) position . Duties include preparing sports fields for play, inspection of parks and playgrounds; custodial duties in maintaining clean parks and offices. Field and equipment supervisor for soccer program and other sports duties. Maintenance of park and recreation buildings, grounds and equipment duties are also included. Must be able to operate equipment related to job as well as other landscaping tools and equipment. Must be able to work on week-ends, and to work outside with the hazards of the heat and cold. Graduation from high school and 1 to 2 years experience in construction work, or related field. Must have a valid NC Drivers License. Salary begins at $18,312 (80%), equates to $11.00 per hr. Eligible for full benefit package. Submit State application (PD-107 available on our website, www.scotlandcounty.org) to Scotland County Personnel, P O Box 489, 507 W. Covington St., Laurinburg, NC 28353. Pre-employment criminal background check and drug test required. An Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing date: 3/14/14.
February 25, 2014
RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT: BUILDING CODES INSPECTOR
SCOTLAND COUNTY INSPECTION DEPARTMENT is seeking applicants for the position of Field Inspector to perform skilled inspection work in securing compliance with established codes governing the following areas of building trade: electrical, fire, building, mechanical, and plumbing. Will be responsible for inspection of new and existing residences, businesses, schools and other buildings for conformance with safety standards. Must exercise considerable tact, courtesy and firmness in dealing with contractors, property owners and the general public. Graduation from high school, supplemented by special training in building inspection, and some experience in residential and/or commercial electrical, building, mechanical, or plumbing construction work, preferably in inspection. Must have at least a Level I Standard certificate in any trade, preferably a Level II or III, and be capable of obtaining State required certifications in all trades within two (2) years. Must have a valid NC Driver’s License. Salary range: Level I ($32,796 - $46,344), Level II ($34,308 - $48,480), Level III ($35,892 - $50,712). Excellent benefit package. Submit State Application along with resume and copies of certificates to Scotland County Personnel, 507 W. Covington St., P O Box 489, Laurinburg, NC 28353. State application and more information available on our website, www.scotlandcounty.org. Criminal Background Checks and Drug Screen Required. Equal Opportunity Employer. Open Until Filled.
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