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*IMMEDIATE VACANCIES – Services Specialist 9/10/P11 Antrim County (Case Manager/ Investigator)

Job Description The MDHHS mission is to provide opportunities, services, and programs that promote a healthy, safe, and stable environment for residents to be self-sufficient. We are committed to ensuring a diverse workforce and a work environment whereby all employees are treated with dignity, respect and fairness. For more information, please visit our MDHHS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan. The Services Specialist will utilize child welfare practice skills to ensure children are protected from abuse and neglect. When child abuse or neglect is indicated, specialists work closely with families and the legal system toward a goal of reunification, independent living, or other permanent living situation. To be considered, you MUST: * Attach a copy of your official transcripts showing you meet the below educational requirements. These must be signed by the registrar or show the university seal. We do accept electronic official transcripts. * Attach an up to date resume. * Attach a cover letter. * Attach a written response to the "Is This Job For Me?" video answering the following questions: * *If selected for this position what do you believe your biggest challenge will be? * * *How do you see yourself overcoming this challenge? * * Candidates who do NOT possess a State of Michigan Driver's license are required to attach to their application, an official two year driving record from the state in which they currently hold a valid license. _ Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application being screened out. View the position description here: Position Description View the job specification here: Job Specification Required Education and Experience Education Possession of a bachelor's or master's degree with a major in one of the following human services areas: social work, sociology, psychology, forensic psychology, education, community development, law enforcement, behavioral science, gerontology, special education, education of the emotionally disturbed, education of the gifted, family ecology, community services, family studies, family and/or child development, counseling psychology, criminal justice, human services, a human services-related counseling major, or interdisciplinary studies in social science. OR Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major with at least 30 semester (45 term) credits in one or a combination of the following human services areas: social work, sociology, psychology, forensic psychology, education, community development, law enforcement, behavioral science, gerontology, special education, education of the emotionally disturbed, education of the gifted, family ecology, community services, family studies, family and/or child development, counseling psychology, criminal justice, human services, a human services-related counseling major, or interdisciplinary studies in social science. If yes, please attach ALL copies of your official college transcripts. Experience *Services Specialist 9* No specific type or amount is required. *Services Specialist 10* One year of professional experience providing casework services to socially and economically disadvantaged individuals equivalent to a Services Specialist 9. *Services Specialist P11* Two years of professional experience providing casework services to socially and economically disadvantaged individuals equivalent to a Services Specialist, including one year equivalent to a Services Specialist 10. Additional Requirements and Information When you apply, your application is valid for 6 months. After 6 months, you MUST reapply for continued consideration *This position is located in Bellaire MI at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, 205 East Cayuga Street, Bellaire, MI 49615.* *As a Condition of Employment - *this position requires a valid driver's license and successful completion of a background investigation including fingerprinting and a criminal records check. Upon hire, the successful candidate will be required to complete a nine week pre-service training program that includes a total of 270 hours of competency-based classroom and field training. Additionally, the employee must successfully complete a minimum number of hours of in-service training on an annual basis. To view instructions for **attaching files to your application, please click _HERE Please check us out on LinkedIn at any of the following hashtags: *#MDHHSjobs #Veteranfriendly #Careerswithpurpose #CommunityHeroes For further information regarding this posting please contact Kari Salmi at 906-869-2763 or [email protected] MDHHS is proud to be a Michigan Veteran's Affairs Agency (MVAA) Gold Level Veteran-Friendly Employer. *Salary: $1,736.00 - $2,571.20 Biweekly Location: Bellaire, MI Job Type: Permanent Full Time Department: Health and Human Services - Counties Job Number: SS - ANTRIM Closing: Continuous Bargaining Unit: UNITED AUTO WORKERS (UAW) Agency: State of Michigan Address: 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909 Phone: (800) 788-1766 State of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan

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