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HUMAN SERVICE SPECIALIST IV

Young Father's/Non-Custodial Parent Employment Prgm Coordinator

Recruitment #19-001905-0003

Introduction

This Position Specific Recruitment is for the Department of Human Services, Talbot County Department of Social Services, located in Easton, Maryland.

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

Department of Human Services

Talbot County Department of Social Services

301 Bay Street

Easton, MD 21601

Main Purpose of Job

This position administers the Young Father's and Non-Custodial Parent Employment Program as it relates to Child Support Enforcement; coordinates the recruitments, program development and implementation and resource development of these programs. The goal is to enable the participants to be responsible with their children and families and to gain employment to enable them to pay their Child Support obligation.

POSITION DUTIES

This position provides direct case management services to at risk men and women and their families in order to develop nurturing and supportive relationships; provides guidance and resource development to customers based on their individual assessments to assist them in obtaining employment or by providing skills training; administers program support activities which includes the interpretation and application of administrative plans and policies; collaborates with local community agencies and partners and internal partners in order to develop resources; and monitors monthly expenditures and procurement activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three years of experience in the administration of a human services program or experience conducting studies and analyses of programs, procedures, practices and organizations.

Notes:

1. Additional professional or technical experience in the administration of a human services program or experience conducting studies and analyses of programs, procedures, practices and organizations may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Education at the graduate level at an accredited college or university in a human services related field may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester hours per year for up to two years of the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Administrative Officer classifications and Administrative Officer specialty codes in the General, Administrative, Clerical, and Officer Services field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

The ideal candidate will possess:

1.  Three years of case management experience.

2.  Two years of experience working with individuals with substance abuse disorder, behavioral health issues and history of incarceration.

3.  One year of experience building and maintaining relationships with community resource providers and employers.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Limited to applicants willing to accept employment in Easton, MD.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position.  You may be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire.  The supplemental questionnaire may be used as part of the rating process.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service is required prior to hire. 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application and supplemental questionnaire to, Department of Human Services, Examination Services Unit, 311 W. Saratoga Street, Room 134, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.  

All mailed documents must include the applicant's name and the job number and must be received by 5 P.M. on the closing date.  Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the application.   

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-0882.  Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.  

If you have any questions concerning the recruitment process for this position, please call 410-767-7414.    

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.   

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.  

People with disabilities and bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.  

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.