Kern CountyBakersfield 93307
Full Time

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree and six (6)months experience equivalent to a Human Services Technician I, Job Developer I, Program Specialist I, or Eligibility Worker, in the Kern County classification system and eighteen (18) months of experience equivalent to a Social Service Worker in the Kern County classification system.

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Social Service Worker Iii-east Kern Region-dept. Of Human Services

Kern County
Full Time Kern County Human Services Bakersfield, 100 E California Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93307, United States
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Overview

This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time without notice.
This recruitment is for a position that will work in the East Kern Region locations include Ridgecrest, Lake Isabella, and Mojave. Candidates must indicate their willingness to work in Ridgecrest, Lake Isabella, and Mojave or their application will be rejected. Candidates MUST be willing to travel to these locations.Other permanent and temporary appointments will be made as needed. Successful candidates will remain on the eligible list for a period of twelve-months, unless specified otherwise by the Civil Service Commission.  
Minimum Qualifications/Employment Standards:   

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science, or related field,

and 

eighteen (18) months of experience equivalent to a Social Service Worker in the Kern County classification system. 

OR 

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree and six (6)months experience equivalent to a Human Services Technician I, Job Developer I, Program Specialist I, or Eligibility Worker, in the Kern County classification system and eighteen (18) months of experience equivalent to a Social Service Worker in the Kern County classification system.

OR 

Bachelors degree and successful completion of 24 semester or 40 quarter units of a Master's degree program in Social Work, or a Counseling program from an accredited college or university, emphasizing Marriage, Family and Child Counseling or Marriage and Family therapy, Gerontology or Clinical Psychology, AND twelve (12) months of social casework experience. 

Possession of a valid California Driver's License is required. 

Incumbent must have the ability to travel to designated locations.

Full Job Description for

This position works within the Department of Human Services of Kern County. For more information about the department , please view their website . 

Please ensure applicable materials are attached to your application. If you are unable to attach application materials to your application, you may deliver a copy to the Human Resources Division at 1115 Truxtun Ave. First Floor, Bakersfield, CA 93301 or email HR@kerncounty.com

Bilingual (English/Spanish) applicants are encouraged to apply. Applicants must submit a bilingual (English/Spanish) certificate before the final filing deadline. Applicants who wish to be considered for bilingual employment must submit a bilingual certificate issued by the Kern County Human Resources Division or its authorized agent, Bakersfield College. 

Access the following website for information about where to obtain a qualifying certificate:

Employees who occupy positions designated as bilingual are paid dependent upon the required level of proficiency.

Examinations:

Appraisal (Weight 100%):

Will be conducted for the purpose of evaluating the applicant's training, education, experience, interest and personal fitness for the position. Appraisal can be based on any combination of the following: Investigation, oral exam and/or rating of the application.
Applicants must attain at least a 70% score on each phase of the examination process.
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