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If you are interested in working for Oneida County and looking to make a difference and change a life, then apply today.


Please attach and mail all applications to the Oneida County Department of Personnel.


SOCIAL WELFARE EXAMINER

The Social Welfare Examiner position at the Oneida County Department of Social Services is a rewarding, entry level position for human service professionals looking to help facilitate positive change for Oneida County residents.

It's not just a job, it's the start of a career...

This Social Welfare Examiner position involves responsibility for determining the eligibility of a client for the various programs administered by a local social services district, and for processing the assistance to be granted in accordance with established policies and procedures.

The Examiner may perform any or a combination of assignments in connection with determining eligibility, categorical classification, continued eligibility and income maintenance, depending upon the size, organizational structure and work activity needs of the respective social service district. Responsibilities include the review and evaluation of applications and records, and direct interviews with applicants and/or recipients. The work is performed under the supervision of a higher ranking Social Welfare Examiner. The incumbent performs related work as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Either:

(A) Successful completion of sixty (60) credit hours at a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university, of which at least thirty (30) credit hours were completed in social work, sociology, psychology or a related field**

OR

(B) Successful completion of thirty (30) credit hours at a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university, of which at least fifteen (15) credit hours were completed in social work, sociology, psychology or a related field** AND one (1) year experience examining, investigating, interviewing, or evaluating claims and/or complaints; or in customer service*

OR

(C) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma, AND two (2) years of experience examining, investigating, interviewing, or evaluating claims and/or complaints; or in customer service*.

*Customer Service: Cashier experience will not be acceptable as a qualification.
**Related Field: May include the fields of business, criminal justice

NOTE: Verifiable part-time/and or volunteer experience as defined in (B) above will be
pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Certain assignments made to employees in this class will require access to transportation to meet field work requirements in a timely and efficient manner.


HOW DO I APPLY?

    1. Fill out application
    2. Print off completed application
    3. Sign application in blue ink
    4. Submit completed application and copy of transcripts to the Oneida County Department of Personnel by mail or in person: 800 Park Avenue Utica, NY 13501(6th Floor) A NON-REFUNDABLE AND NON-TRANSFERABLE PROCESSING FEE MUST ACCOMPANY EACH APPLICATION $15.00 MONEY ORDER ONLY -- PAYABLE TO ONEIDA COUNTY (Possible fee waiver available for qualifying individuals).

Applications must be submitted to the Personnel Office by 4:30 PM by the application deadline date of June 12, 2019. No post marks are accepted. 
Oneida County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of the New York State Department of Civil Service and Oneida County to provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national original, gender, sexual orientation, disability, military status, genetic predisposition, carrier status, political affiliation or belief.