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Education and Human Development Job Detail:

Contra Costa County
651 Pine street
Martinez, CA     94553
Phone: 925-335-1701
$5,439 - $5,996
Job Description:
The Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) is recruiting to fill Social Worker II vacancies within Aging and Adult Services and Children and Family Services. Social Worker IIs are assigned complex and specialized caseloads which require professional skill gained through graduate studies or extensive on-the-job training, and are responsible for dealing with an individualís or familyís problems which involve abuse or neglect, with the aim of preserving adequate functioning, or improving or restoring individual or family functioning, and may include preparing and submitting written court reports and recommendations, and may carry out the orders of the court. If assigned to the Children and Family Services Bureau, you will work in the areas of Abuse/Neglect Investigations, Case Management, Juvenile Court, Out-of-Home Placements, Family Reunification/Maintenance, Independent Living Program, Foster Home Licensing and Adoptions. If assigned to the Adult Protective Services, you will work on complex adult protective services cases which involve a victim and a perpetrator. The anticipated start date for candidates selected for Aging and Adult Services is September 20, 2017. The anticipated start date for candidates selected for Children and Family Services is October 16, 2017. EHSD offers Clinical LCSW/MFT pre-licensure group supervision and partial reimbursement for individual supervision. In addition, bilingual pay is available for positions and incumbents designated as bilingual. The Social Worker II position is a flexibly-staffed position and can promote to the Social Worker III class when the minimum qualifications are met. Current monthly salary range for Social Worker III is $5,800 - $7,050. Applicants interested in Social Worker III must complete and submit a separate application for Social Worker III X0VB-2017B. To read the complete job description, please visit the website, The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months. TENTATIVE EXAM DATES Tentative Written Exam: August 8, 2017 License: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operatorís license. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operatorís license will be accepted during the application process. Education: Possession of a Masterís degree from an accredited college or university with a major in social work, sociology, counseling or psychology, with a specialization in marriage, family and children or in a major within the social/human services field. Substitution for Education: A Bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social welfare or a closely related field and three (3) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as either a social caseworker in a public or private human services agency or as a Deputy Probation Officer performing juvenile investigations or supervision may be substituted for the required education. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date.


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