County Caseworker 1 (Local Government) – Bradford County C&Y (Multiple Vacancies)

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Job title: County Caseworker 1 (Local Government) – Bradford County C&Y (Multiple Vacancies)

Company: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Job description: THE POSITION


Do you have a desire to help children and their families attain a more satisfactory social, economic, emotional or physical adjustment? If so, apply today, Bradford County Children and Youth Services is interested in you.


This position provides services to children and their families to help them attain a more satisfactory social, economic, emotional and physical adjustment. Good knowledge of modern social services practices, casework philosophy and investigations methods and practices. Works with children and adults under trying circumstances. Desire to work successfully with people. Make independent decisions, ability to plan and organize work, and understand and interpret laws and regulations.

Duties performed include: obtaining information necessary for for the identification of social, economic, emotional, health or physical problems and assessing risk; determining eligibility for a wide variety of services on the basis of established regulations, policies and procedures; providing casework and counseling services; investigating child abuse complaints and providing protective and supportive services; working in close cooperation with other agencies in planning needs of child; working on computers to prepare social studies and case histories, letters, reports and records; maintaining contact and visiting children placed in settings outside the County; participating in staff training and development; transporting children and families; and participating in on-call responsibilities.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment.
  • Work Hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM; Monday – Friday, with a 30-minute lunch.
  • Hours may vary due to travel, after hours appointments, etc.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.



Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • Two years of experience as a County Social Services Aide 3 and two years of college level course work which includes 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences; or
  • A bachelor’s degree which includes or is supplemented by successful completion of 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which includes 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or other related social sciences and one year of experience as a County Social Services Aide 3 or in a similar position performing paraprofessional case management functions.
  • Applicants will be considered to have met the educational requirements once they are within two months of graduating with a qualifying degree/credits.

Other Requirements:

is currently waived for this title. * You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirements:

  • You must pass a background investigation.
  • A conditional offer of employment will require a drug screening.
  • This position falls under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law.
  • Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports including, but not limited to, PA State Police clearance, PA Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI Fingerprint clearance.

How to Apply:

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at .

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):

  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.


  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:
  • your score may be lower than deserved.
  • you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.

Benefit packages are determined by the county and may vary. Please contact the applicable county human resource office directly to inquire about a specific benefit package.

Expected salary: $36387 per year

Location: Bradford County, PA

Job date: Wed, 17 May 2023 07:55:28 GMT

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