Job Information

Organization: Monroe County Department of Human Services

Posting Start: 03/12/2021

Location: Rush, NY

Job Title: Senior Youth Detention Caseworker (Provisional * Appointment)

Posting End: 12/31/2021


A Brief Job Description:

SALARY: $45,623 – $57,861 annually

LOCATION: Monroe County Department of Human Services – Children’s Detention Center, Located at 400 Rush Scottsville Road, Rush NY 14543

JOB SUMMARY:
This is a position at the Monroe County Department of Human Services located at a specialized secure detention (SSD) facility for pre-trial and post-sentencing detention of youth who are alleged or sentenced ‘adolescent offenders”. The facility is part of the Monroe County Children’s Detention Center. Duties involve performing intensive case management activities for youth. Duties also involve assisting with admission intakes and discharge planning, coordinating out-of-county admissions and discharges, providing baseline assessments for youth and families to promote family engagement. Duties are performed within well-defined laws and guidelines and under stressful conditions and can include physically de-escalating volatile situations. The facility operates on a 24/7 basis. This position differs from the lower level Youth Detention Caseworker by virtue of providing oversight to staff in the absence of the supervisor including during entire shifts, and assisting
the supervisor with activities such as closing records upon discharge of youth. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of the Social Work Supervisor – Children’s Center or other higherlevel staff member. Does related work as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s degree plus three (3) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience working with youth within a counseling or treatment based setting, or equivalent qualifications as approved through the New York State Office for Children and Family Services (OCFS) waiver.
NOTE: The minimum qualifications are mandated by the Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York Title 9 Section 180-3.11(d)(ii).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates for employment with Monroe County Government will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test, along with a background investigation. Failure to meet the standards may result in disqualification. If you are appointed, you will be required to possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT:
Applicant must be a resident of Monroe County at the time of appointment and for at least four (4) months at the time of examination.

*The term provisional means that you will be required to take the next Civil Service examination for this title, and place among the top three (3) candidates on the examination list in order to be eligible for permanent appointment.

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Contact Information:

APPLY ONLINE OR SEND CIVIL SERVICE APPLICATION TO:
MONROE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
111 WESTFALL ROAD – HUMAN RESOURCES RM.752B
ROCHESTER, NY 14620