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How to apply?

A State Application, PD-107, must be submitted by 5 pm on the closing date to:

 

Rutherford County DSS

PO Box 242

389 Fairground Road

Spindale, NC  28160

828 287-6283 Phone

Attn:  Luann Hoyle Butler

FAX to:  828-288-3406

Email:  luann.butler@rutherfordcountync.gov

 

Rutherford County provides eligible employees with a competitive benefits package including paid health and dental insurance, paid holidays, and other optional benefits.

 

Rutherford County DSS is not responsible for failure to

receive faxed applications. Please take a moment to ensure your transmission

was received. 

 

Employee may be called upon in case of disaster, either natural or

man-made, to serve the citizens of Rutherford County.  This service, if required,

will take precedence over duties described in this position vacancy announcement.

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PROCESSING ASSISTANT III

 

POSITION NUMBER:

531022

 

SALARY:

$22,964

 

POSTING DATE:

March 18, 2015

 

CLOSING DATE:

March 27, 2015

 

Position Responsibilities:
This position will assist supervisory staff in maintaining Child Protective Services records including typing, data entry, filing, copying, making phone calls, and setting up appointments for children and families.  Provides direct support services to families including transportation to labs for drug testing, needed medical, dental and mental health appointments, to and from foster or relative placements, daycares, educational settings, and other community resources; provides instruction concerning proper child care, discipline, budgeting, proper hygiene, etc. in accordance with the treatment plan at the discretion of the social worker; clearly, specifically, and concisely, documents contacts and interactions with children and families; discusses contacts, including issues of concern and/or progress regarding families, and assists the social worker in monitoring of family service plans and safety plans.  Any other clerical duties as assigned by supervision.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to use correct spelling, punctuation and specialized vocabulary; ability to proofread; general knowledge of services provided by the agency and community resources; knowledge of all agency policies; ability to assume responsibility for highly confidential materials and paperwork; ability to work independently and prioritize work; ability to perform functions within allotted time frame; and ability to  interact with consumers, other professionals, and the general public in a courteous, non-judgmental and professional manner.  Basic knowledge of the social, economic and environmental conditions of families to be served; working knowledge of basic household tasks and management functions and ability to teach others; working knowledge, and ability to enlist aid, of available community resources; ability to establish rapport and relate to population served and a variety of service disciplines and community businesses and agencies; ability to exercise good judgment in appraising situations; and ability to verbally communicate findings.  Valid driver’s license, good driving record and own transportation is a requirement for this position.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledge, skills and abilities gained through at least one year of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Requirements:
Must have a valid driver’s license and be in compliance with the Rutherford County’s insurance regulations.  Must have access to a vehicle. 

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CHILD SUPPORT AGENT II

Position #:  531092

Salary:  $30,941

Posting Date:  March 23, 2015

Closing Date:  April 1, 2015

 

Position Responsibilities
The primary purpose of this position is to carry out the complete DSS functions inherent in the administration of the IV-D program, including but not limited to establishment of support obligations and paternity, location of absent parents, and enforcement of the support obligations.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of:
thorough knowledge of the Child Support Program and applicable legal procedures
considerable ability to interview clients, absent parents and related sources 

investigate cases
considerable ability to organize, analyze, and summarize case information
basic math skills

Ability To:

establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and absent parents, location resources, offices of the Clerk of Court, Magistrates, District Attorney, Sheriff, other court officials, and private attorneys.
 

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
A four year degree and six months experience in eligibility, investigative, judiciary, or legal work that provides knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the work; or an associate degree in business administration, human resources, law enforcement or closely related degree and two years of experience in eligibility, investigative, judiciary, or legal work that provides knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the work; or graduation from high school and three years of experience in eligibility, investigative, judiciary, or legal work that provides knowledge, skills and abilities needed to perform the work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Work Against Appointment Will be Considered – Graduation from high school and two years of experience in eligibility, investigative, judiciary, or legal work that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the work; or an associate degree in business administration, human resources, law enforcement or closely related degree and one year of experience in eligibility, investigative, judiciary, or legal work that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the work; or a four year degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements
Copies of final transcripts from accredited school showing date degree awarded must be submitted with application. Must have a valid driver’s license and be in compliance with the Rutherford County’s insurance regulations.  Must have access to a vehicle.