Non-Merit Social Services Job Opportunities
The following non-merit social services job opportunities are now available. Please note that these positions generally do not have fringe benefits such as leave, health insurance or retirement, unless specified in the job announcement.
Fairfax County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.
Services, Children, Youth and Families - CPS
Job # ELT-DFS-13005
Salary: $24.96 to $33.29/hour (Grade S23), benefits eligible*
Location: Fairfax, Virginia in the Pennino building
Schedule: 30 hours per week
Description: Two part-time positions working for the Child Protective Services Hotline, answering phone calls reporting child abuse and neglect. Duties include screening reports, assessing for an appropriate intervention, assigning referrals for assessment/investigation or other services, providing information and referral resources, identifying community supports and resources, being a conduit for information from callers to assigned social workers and supervisors, documenting all calls and referrals in the program's database. Requires the use of automated technology to maintain client data and case records and to conduct searches in multiple systems. This is a fast-paced environment that requires exceptional organizational and communication skills and the ability to multitask. This position is located in the Pennino Building in Fairfax.
Minimum Qualifications:Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree, plus two years of professional social work experience. A master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer.
Preferred Qualifications:Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) and experience in child welfare and/or crisis hotline environment. Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Selection Procedure: Panel interview and written exercise.
Note: *This position is scheduled to work 30 hours per week (not to exceed 1,560 hours per calendar year). Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.
To Apply: Submit your resume by email to Cyndy Gilbert at Cynthia.Gilbert@fairfaxcounty.gov
Closing Date: 5/15/2013
Church Community Services Board
Job # ELT-CSB-12010
Salary: $13.99 to $18.66/hour (Grade S11)
Location: Chantilly, Virginia
Schedule: 20 hours per week; no nights required
An excellent opportunity for someone with cooking and people skills. Works in a residential treatment setting within a Fairfax County Alcohol and Drug Treatment and Detox facility. Duties include menu planning, inventory management, and working directly with clients. Requires ability to work as part of a team in the production of approximately 200 quality meals per day. No nights required.
Special Requirements: Position requires Food Handler’s license, and the ability to work weekends and holidays. Annual TB screening needed. The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, an Office of the Inspector General (OIG) check and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.
To Apply: Send your resume by fax to 703-502-7006 or by email to David.Naylor@fairfaxcounty.gov