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Human Services Social Worker Masters Degree including Special Skills Classes

Sacramento County Sacramento, CA
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$68,966.64 - $83,812.32 Annually























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Continuous

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The Position







This is a continuous filing exam with monthly cut-offs on the 4th Monday of each month. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on:



1/28/19, 2/25/19, 3/25/19, 4/29/19, 5/28/19, 6/24/19, 7/29/19, 8/26/19, 9/30/19, 10/28/19, 11/25/19, 12/30/19





Under direction and with independent professional responsibility, positions in this class provide direct public social services to clients, dealing with complex individual and family problems, and acting as program and casework consultants to staff.





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Examples of Knowledge and Abilities







Knowledge of



+ Goals and objectives of public social services

+ Available public and private community resources

+ Awareness of cultural differences

+ Socio-economic awareness of low income population

+ Applicable laws, rules and regulations governing the field of public welfare

+ National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics

+ Interviewing techniques

+ Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment

+ Basic arithmetic (i.e., addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, percentages, ratios, and fractions)

+ Social casework principles and practices including group work and community organization

+ Social problems which call for the use of public and private community resources

+ Socio-economic conditions and problems which affect the work of a public social service agency

+ Principles, program provisions and requirements, and applicable procedures of criminal justice, victim-witness, multi-disciplinary review, and domestic violence systems and programs

+ Crisis intervention techniques

+ Research and analysis methods used in studies involving social services and public assistance programs

+ Individual and group behavior and dynamics

+ Medical, psychological and socioeconomic conditions and problems which affect the work of a public social service agency

+ English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation







































Ability to



+ Communicate effectively with persons from a variety of social, cultural and economic backgrounds

+ Work effectively with many life styles and different attitudes

+ Exercise tact when dealing with others

+ Work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team

+ Interview effectively in a wide variety of circumstances

+ Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with clients, fellow employees, other agencies and the general public

+ Interpret public social services programs to clients

+ Maintain composure under stress

+ Integrate information to form total picture

+ Communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing

+ Independently initiate and respond to correspondence

+ Reason logically, understand and follow complex instructions and procedures

+ Compile various records and information accurately

+ Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action

+ Read, analyze, interpret and apply complex regulatory material

+ Read correspondence and reports and understand their meaning

+ Organize work schedule and budget time

+ Accept and use consultative supervision

+ Do a high volume of work amid interruptions

+ Keep accurate and orderly records

+ Compose routine business communications, reports and other written materials in a clear, concise, organized, and accurate manner

+ Make arithmetical computations accurately and rapidly

+ Demonstrate skill in the use of community resources

+ Interpret to client or others, social service program as set forth in laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures

+ Demonstrate skill in the application of social work methods and practices in highly complex cases

+ Provide program and casework consultation to other staff members

+ Provide leadership in the utilization of social casework concepts and methodologies































































Employment Qualifications







Minimum Qualifications



Either: A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in social work.



Or: A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in a program that meets the education requirements for a Marriage and Family Therapist or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor license issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs Board of Behavioral Science Examiners.



Or: Current enrollment in the final semester of a Master's program at an accredited college or university leading to a Master's Degree in social work or a related Master's Degree that meets the education requirements for a Marriage and Family Therapist or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor license issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs Board of Behavioral Science Examiners.



NOTE: Failure to submit proof of completion of Master's Degree within six months of appointment may be cause for release from probation in accordance with Civil Service Rules.



Note: The word "experience" referenced in the minimum qualifications means full-time paid experience unless the job announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements.



Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice. Typing Certificate requirements can be found by clicking here or by obtaining the requirements from the Employment Services Division office.



General Qualifications



Criminal History/Background:

The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedures B-5, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained.

The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class.



The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act.



Driver's License:

A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher may be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.



Child and Elder Abuse Reporting:

Persons selected for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 of the California Penal Code and Section 15630 of the Welfare and Institutions Code relating to child and elder abuse reporting.



Physical Requirements:

Some positions in this class may require the incumbent to be able to:



+ Sit for periods up to one hour while driving to home visits

+ Climb flights of stairs to reach residence

+ Lift infants and toddlers weighing up to 40 pounds

+ Carry automobile child safety seats

+ Have sufficient vision to assess physical condition of clients and home environment













Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.



Working Conditions:

Some positions in this class may require the incumbent to:



+ Be exposed to hostile, emotionally disturbed or mentally ill persons and/or confrontational interpersonal situations

+ Work in dangerous, high crime areas of the community

+ Work during non-routine hours, standby and/or callback

+ Work in and around substandard living areas with exposure to common communicable diseases, scabies, impetigo and other rashes

+ Work outside in all types of climatic conditions including inclement, very hot and/or cold weather















Special Skills Language Requirement

Special skills classes require sufficient knowledge to speak, read and write fluently a language other than standard English; and/or knowledge of a multi-cultural group encompassing but not limited to: family member roles and living environments; the various characteristics or problems unique to the group in employment, education, health, economics and social customs; and current social movements involving the group. Incumbents use the specific language and multi-cultural knowledge in the performance of typical duties, incorporating this knowledge to appropriately serve clients and families in a manner that is culturally competent and affirming. In addition, incumbents translate and interpret using standard English and a language other than standard English, and act as a consultant to others regarding the specific multi-cultural group.



Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - African American Culture

Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - Arabic Language and Middle Eastern Culture

Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - Armenian Language and Culture

Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - Cambodian Language and Culture

Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - Chinese Language and Culture

Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - Farsi Language and Persian Culture

Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - Hmong Language and Culture

Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - Japanese Language and Culture

Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - Korean Language and Culture

Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - Lao Language and Culture

Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - Mien Language and Culture

Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - Native American Culture

Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - Punjabi Language and East Indian Culture

Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - Russian Language and Culture

Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - Spanish Language and Latin Culture

Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - Tagalog Language and Filipino Culture

Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - Ukrainian Language and Culture

Human Services Social Worker - Master's Degree - Vietnamese Language and Culture



Probationary Period

The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months.







Application and Testing Information







APPLICATION



Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply.



County of Sacramento

Department of Personnel Services

Employment Services Division

700 H Street, Room 4667

Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service

Email EmployOffice@Saccounty.net

Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667

www.SacCountyJobs.net



+ Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.

+ Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.

+ Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date.

+ Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified.

+ A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application.













SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE



Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response.



Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered.



+ Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.

+ The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification.

+ Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question.

+ If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely.

+ Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question.

+ If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question.

+ For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted.

+ If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed, therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete.



















FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%)



All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination.



This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job.



All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination.



FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS



Click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)



For information regarding County jobs:



+ www.saccountyjobs.net





































EMPLOYEE BENEFITS



As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP).







GENERAL BENEFITS:

Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee's job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net.







TEMPORARY POSITIONS:

Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions.







SALARY STEP INCREASES:

The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained.







PAY:

All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee's bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty.







VACATION:

Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days.







HOLIDAYS:

13.5 holidays per year as recognized.







SICK LEAVE:

Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit.







PARENTAL LEAVE:

Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee's appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations.







TUITION REIMBURSEMENT:

Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement.







RETIREMENT:

Social Security and Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System coverage.







HEALTH INSURANCE:

The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs.







DENTAL INSURANCE:

The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee's responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person.







LIFE INSURANCE:

The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction.







DEFERRED COMPENSATION:

The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal.







EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM:

The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as:



+ Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions



+ Marriage or Family Relationships



+ Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care



+ Alcohol and Drug Abuse









WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM:

The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record.







FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT:

The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA's). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses.









+ DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT:

Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working.









+ MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT:

The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan.









WORKERS' COMPENSATION:

In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers' Compensation laws of California.







SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION:

The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction.







SELECTION AND PLACEMENT



Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age.







Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations.







FOR APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES ONLY:Every effort is made to provide reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants such as in the selection of test sites, aides, or other equipment which permits the disabled applicants to compete in the examination process. Applicants with disabilities requesting an applicable ADA testing accommodation must complete a Reasonable Accommodation Request Form filled out and signed by the applicant and their doctor. This form must be submitted to the Disability Compliance Office, 700 H Street, Room 5720, Sacramento, CA 95814, by the cut-off date or final filing date as listed in this job announcement. Download the Reasonable Accommodation Request Form by clicking here or contact by mail or in person the Sacramento County Employment Services Division or Disability Compliance Office.





MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Please read carefully the "Minimum Qualifications" section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification.

"Experience" means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements.







PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS:

If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications.







OPEN EXAMINATIONS:

Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply.







CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS:

Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received.







ELIGIBLE LISTS:

Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists.







EXAMINATION RATINGS:

Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director.







APPEAL PROCESS:

Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination.

Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate.









FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs): http://www.personnel.saccounty.net/Documents/FAQ(2).pdf



OTHER INFORMATION



VETERAN'S PREFERENCE:

Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran's score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran's name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran's preference for certification purposes.

"Disabled Veteran" means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran's preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service.

Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran's status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule "reserve" status does not constitute active duty.







CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT:

As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment.







CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE:

Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest.







CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT:

No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position.







SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION):

Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that:

Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and

The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission.







PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING:

The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant.







DRIVER LICENSE:

Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions.







PROBATIONARY PERIOD:

Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months.







AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE:

Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either:

1. Become a union member;

2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or,

3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity.







FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS:

Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions.



































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The following Supplemental Questionnaire is the Civil Service Exam for this position and will be used to determine your exam score.



Note: The Supplemental Questionnaire and the Application are administered as two separate documents. The Application is used only to determine if the minimum qualifications are met; and the Supplemental Questionnaire will be used only to determine your exam score.



In order to receive every consideration in the selection process, you must complete all questions with concise but detailed answers and provide all requested information. Each answer will be scored separately. References such as 'See Resume' as a response will not be scored.



By continuing in the exam process, you are certifying that all information provided in the Supplemental Questionnaire is true to the best of your knowledge.






+ I have read and understood the above instructions.



















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Criminal History and Background Checks:

The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedures B-5, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained.

The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act.



License Requirement:

A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, may be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver license may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.



Child and Elder Abuse Reporting:

Persons selected for employment must, as a condition of employment, sign a statement agreeing to comply with Section 11166 of the California Penal Code and Section 15630 of the Welfare and Institutions Code relating to child and elder abuse reporting.



Physical Requirements:

Some positions in this class may require the incumbent to be able to:



+ Sit for periods up to one hour while driving to home visits.





+ Climb flights of stairs to reach residence.





+ Lift infants and toddlers weighing up to 40 pounds.





+ Carry automobile child safety seats.





+ Have sufficient vision to assess physical condition of clients and home environment.



Individuals who do not meet these requirements due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.



Working Conditions:

Some positions in this class may require the incumbent to:



+ Be exposed to hostile, emotionally disturbed or mentally ill persons and/or confrontational interpersonal situations.





+ Work in dangerous, high crime areas of the community.





+ Work during non-routine hours, standby, and/or callback.





+ Work in and around substandard living areas with exposure to common communicable diseases, scabies, impetigo and other rashes.





+ Work outside in all types of climatic conditions including inclement, very hot and/or cold weather.










+ I have read and understood the above conditions.



















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Mark the one box that best describes your education from an accredited college or university.






+ (A) Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Social Work




+ (B) A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in a program that meets the education requirements for a Marriage and Family Therapist or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor license issued by the California Department ofConsumer Affairs Board of Behavioral Science Examiners.




+ (C) Current enrollment in the final semester of a master's program at an accredited college or university leading to a master's degree in social work.NOTE: Failure to submit proof of completion of master's degree within six months of appointment may be cause for release from probation in accordance with Civil Service Commission rules.




+ (D) Current enrollment in the final semester of a master's program, other than social work, at an accredited college or university that meets the education requirements for a MFT or LPCC license issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. NOTE: Failure to submit proof of completion of master's degree within six months of appointment may be cause for release from probation in accordance with Civil Service Commission rules.




+ (E) None of the above educational patterns are applicable to me.



















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If you selected "A" (you already have a Master's Degree in Social Work specifically, not another field) or "C" (current enrollment in the final semester of a master's program at an accredited college or university leading to a master's degree in social work) in question #3, a copy of your degree or transcripts must be submitted with your application or proof of enrolment in the final semester with anticipated graduation date, whichever is applicable.



If your master's degree is not specifically in social work, you selected "B" or "D" in question #3, you must provide a letter from the registrar of the accredited college or university, or the program under which you received your master's degree (or will be receiving your master's degree within 6 months), or from the California Department of Consumer Affairs Board of Behavioral Science Examiners stating that the degree or program meets the education requirements for a Marriage and Family Therapist or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor license issued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs Board of Behavioral Science Examiners.





















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Mark the one box that best describes your training and/or paid experience in the public and/or private sector that has prepared you to perform the duties of a Human Services Social Worker-Master's Degree as described in this announcement.






+ No training and/or paid experience. (No intern or externships whether paid or unpaid and no paid training or experience outside of an educational institution.)




+ Less than 1 year of related training and/or paid experience in the public and/or private sector. (Might be in final semester beginning intern or externship for example.)




+ At least 1 year but less than 3 years of related training and/or paid experience in the public and/or private sector. (Might be in final semester beginning intern or externship for example.)




+ 3 or more years of related training and/or paid experience in the public and/or private sector. (Might be in final semester beginning intern or externship for example.)



















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Describe in detail your related training and/or paid experience in the public and/or private sector.

List places of employment and/or training, dates, hours per week, name of supervisor or to whom you reported and his/her contact information, whether work was paid or unpaid, and duties performed.





















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Mark the one box that best describes your training and/or paid experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team in needs assessment and/or service plan development.






+ I have no training and/or paid experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team in needs assessment and/or service plan development.




+ Less than 1 year of training and/or paid experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team in needs assessment and/or service plan development.




+ At least 1 year but less than 3 years of training and/or paid experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team in needs assessment and/or service plan development.




+ 3 or more years of training and/or paid experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team in needs assessment and/or service plan development.



















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Describe in detail your training and/or paid experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Provide a specific example that demonstrates your ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in this field. Describe your role and contribution as part of the team and the titles/functions of the other members of the team. Describe any resources used.

**Note: Be sure to exclude identifying information from your scenario.



List places of employment and/or training, dates, hours per week, name of supervisor or to whom you reported and his/her contact information, and whether work was paid or unpaid.





















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Mark the one box that best describes your training and/or paid experience providing highly skilled, professional counseling and advocacy in such areas as emergency response, family reunification and maintenance, adult and child protective services, child welfare, placement services, victim-witness, domestic violence, and SAFE Center.






+ I have no training and/or paid experience providing highly skilled, professional counseling and advocacy in such areas as emergency response, family reunification and maintenance, adult and child protective services, child welfare, placement services, victim-witness, domestic violence, and SAFE Center.




+ Less than 1 year of training and/or paid experience providing highly skilled, professional counseling and advocacy in such areas as emergency response, family reunification and maintenance, adult and child protective services, child welfare, placement services, victim-witness, domestic violence, and SAFE Center.




+ At least 1 year but less than 3 years of training and/or paid experience providing highly skilled, professional counseling and advocacy in such areas as emergency response, family reunification and maintenance, adult and child protective services, child welfare, placement services, victim-witness, domestic violence, and SAFE Center.




+ 3 or more years of training and/or paid experience providing highly skilled, professional counseling and advocacy in such areas as emergency response, family reunification and maintenance, adult and child protective services, child welfare, placement services, victim-witness, domestic violence, and SAFE Center.



















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Describe in detail your training and/or paid experience providing highly skilled, professional counseling and advocacy in such areas as emergency response, family reunification and maintenance, adult and child protective services, child welfare, placement services, victim-witness, domestic violence, and SAFE Center.



List places of employment and/or training, dates, hours per week, name of supervisor or to whom you reported and his/her contact information, and whether work was paid or unpaid.





















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Mark the one box that best describes your training and/or paid experience preparing reports, correspondences and memoranda, and/or documenting professional research and case studies.






+ I have no training and/or paid experience preparing reports, correspondences and memoranda, nor documenting professional research and case studies.




+ Less than 1 year of training and/or paid experience preparing reports, correspondences and memoranda, and/or documenting professional research and case studies.




+ At least 1 year but less than 3 years of training and/or paid experience preparing reports, correspondences and memoranda, and/or documenting professional research and case studies.




+ 3 or more years of training and/or paid experience preparing reports, correspondences and memoranda, and/or documenting professional research and case studies.



















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Describe in detail your training and/or paid experience preparing reports, correspondences and memoranda, and/or documenting professional research and case studies. Provide an example of how you would structure a report to a supervisor/instructor or agency in relation to the field of social work.

List places of employment and/or training, dates, hours per week, name of supervisor or to whom you reported and his/her contact information, and whether work was paid or unpaid.





















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Mark the one box that best describes your training and/or paid experience preparing and maintaining accurate and complete case records as well as documenting the chronological record of case contacts.






+ I have no training and/or paid experience preparing and maintaining accurate and complete case records or documenting the chronological record of case contacts.




+ Less than 1 year of training and/or paid experience preparing and maintaining accurate and complete case records, as well as documenting the chronological record of case contacts.




+ At least 1 year but less than 3 years of training and/or paid experience preparing and maintaining accurate and complete case records, as well as documenting the chronological record of case contacts.




+ 3 or more years of training and/or paid experience preparing and maintaining accurate and complete case records, as well as documenting the chronological record of case contacts.



















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Describe in detail your training and/or paid experience preparing and maintaining accurate and complete case records, as well as documenting the chronological record of case contacts. Explain what an accurate and complete case record entails.

List places of employment and/or training, dates, hours per week, name of supervisor or to whom you reported and his/her contact information, and whether work was paid or unpaid.





















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Mark the one box that best describes your training and/or paid experience using computers, desktop and/or tablet, to record, update, and maintain required data and information as it relates to this job class in order to fulfill job requirements.






+ I have no training and/or paid experience using computers, desktop and/or tablet, to perform the functions listed above as it relates to this job class.




+ I rarely use computers, desktop and/or tablet, to perform the functions listed above. It has not been a regular function of my normal training or paid experience.




+ I occasionally use computers, desktop and/or tablet, to perform the functions listed above but it has not been a regular function of my normal training or paid experience.




+ I use computers, desktop and/or tablet, to perform the functions listed above as a regular function of my normal training and/or paid experience.



















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Describe in detail your training and/or paid experience using computers, desktop and/or tablet, to record, update, and maintain required data and information. Include experience taking field notes and any particular software programs with which you are experienced and use frequently.

List places of employment and/or training, dates, hours per week, name of supervisor or to whom you reported and his/her contact information, and whether work was paid or unpaid.





















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Mark the one box that best describes your training and/or paid experience using Outlook or a similar calendar program to manage schedules, meetings, appointments, etc. to fulfill job requirements.






+ I have no training and/or paid experience using Outlook or a similar calendar program to manage schedules, meetings, appointments, etc. to fulfill job requirements.




+ I rarely use Outlook or a similar calendar program to manage schedules, meetings, appointments, etc. to fulfill job requirements. It has not been a regular function of my normal training or paid experience.




+ I occasionally use Outlook or a similar calendar program to manage schedules, meetings, appointments, etc. to fulfill job requirements but it has not been a regular function of my normal training or paid experience.




+ I use Outlook or a similar calendar program to manage schedules, meetings, appointments, etc. to fulfill job requirements.as a regular function of my normal training and/or paid experience.



















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Describe in detail your training and/or paid experience using Outlook or a similar calendar program to manage schedules, meetings, appointments, etc. to fulfill job requirements. If your experience is with a program other than Outlook, name the program and briefly describe how it is functions.

List places of employment and/or training, dates, hours per week, name of supervisor or to whom you reported and his/her contact information, and whether work was paid or unpaid.





















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Describe a circumstance or crisis situation that occurred during your professional career that you had to analyze and choose an effective course of action to take. Discuss the situation itself, the analysis you went through, and the circumstances that led you to the course of action chosen.

**Note: Be sure to exclude identifying information from your scenario.





















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Describe a circumstance or situation that occurred during your professional career in which you demonstrated the use of tact and the ability to maintain your composure under stress. Discuss the situation itself, how you reacted/responded and how you dealt with the stress.

**Note: Be sure to exclude identifying information from your scenario.





















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Describe your experience conducting investigations in the field of social work. Provide an example of an investigation that you conducted that demonstrates your methodologies and competencies in this area.

**Note: Be sure to exclude identifying information from your scenario.





















22








Select the division(s) below that you believe would best fit your interests and skills. Your selection does not affect scoring or ranking nor does it preclude you from being considered for positions within the division you did not choose.






+ Child Protective Services




+ Seniors and Adult Services



















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Use this space to describe what makes the division you selected above a better fit for your interests and skills.

Also, describe how you would adapt your interests and skills in order to be successful in the division not selected above.





















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If you want to be considered for a position using a language and/or culture skill, and have not already been tested, you may be tested for such a skill at a future date. This testing would assess items such as; knowledge of customs, tradition, culture and history, ability to communicate effectively, familiarity with colloquialisms and dialects, and social, economic and educational issues related to the culture.





















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Do you have the ability to fluently and effectively communicate (speak, read, and/or write) in one or more of the languages listed below, or do you have overall knowledge of the African American and/or Native American culture; its community resources and an understanding of the social, economic and educational problems/issues generally experienced by members and want to be considered for a position using those skills? Check all box(es) that apply.






+ No




+ African American Culture




+ Arabic Language and Middle Eastern Culture




+ Armenian Language and Culture




+ Cambodian Language and Culture




+ Chinese Language and Culture




+ Farsi Language and Persian Culture




+ Hmong Language and Culture




+ Japanese Language and Culture




+ Korean Language and Culture




+ Lao Language and Culture




+ Mien Language and Culture




+ Native American Culture




+ Punjabi Language and East Indian




+ Russian Language and Culture




+ Spanish Language and Latin Culture




+ Tagalog Language and Filipino Culture




+ Ukrainian Language and Culture




+ Vietnamese Language and Culture



















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Do you want to be certified for having skills in a language other than English or knowledge of another culture? Check the appropriate option.






+ Yes




+ No




+ I am already certified by the County of Sacramento.



















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If you checked that you are already certified by the County of Sacramento, write or type the language(s) and culture(s) you are certified in and the approximate date(s) that you were tested. Information given will be subject to verification. If you did not select that you have already been certified, please write or type "N/A".



















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Sacramento County

Address

Sacramento, CA
USA