Kern CountyBakersfield 93307
Full Time

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science or related field OR a Bachelor's degree and six months experience equivalent to a Human Services Technician I, Job Developer I, Eligibility Worker, or Program Specialist I in the Kern County classification system.

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Social Service Worker I/ii

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

Candidates are encouraged to indicate ALL acceptable geographical locations on their application which they will accept employment. 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.  

Salary: Level I: $1,896.58 - $2,266.59; Level II: $1,993.58 - $2,382.51; paid bi-weekly


EXAMINATION SCHEDULE:
An initial screening of applications will result in a written examination.  Subsequent testing dates will be posted as applicable.


Examinations:
Written Exam (Weight 100%) Will be conducted for the purpose of assessing the applicant's knowledge of socioeconomic conditions and trends; basic principles of individual and group behavior; principles of interviewing and problem solving; effective public speaking and public relations methods; cultural diversity.
 

Applicants must attain at least a 70% score on each phase of the exam process.


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

Minimum Qualifications/Employment Standards:   

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science or related field OR a Bachelor's degree and six months experience equivalent to a Human Services Technician I, Job Developer I, Eligibility Worker, or Program Specialist I in the Kern County classification system.

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

Incumbent must have the ability to travel to designated locations.

Appointees are subject to fingerprinting for the purpose of a criminal record check as authorized by Section 16501 of the California Welfare and Institutions Code and Section 11105.3 of the California Penal Code.


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. 

For information about where to obtain a qualifying certificate, please go to this .

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

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