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OrganizationCity of Charlottesville
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineFebruary 26, 2016
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary RangeThe starting hiring range is $16.65 to $26.05 an hour.


This position with the City of Charlottesville – Department of Social Services performs responsible professional work in the support and assistance of agency clients with personal, social, health and economic needs, with casework focused on the multi-faceted concerns of families and children in the child welfare system, including child protective services, foster care, prevention, and adoption; does related work as required. Work involves issues of abuse and neglect, family violence, children with special needs, and youth who are court-involved. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Family Services Supervisor.

TO APPLY: to view the complete job posting, qualifications, and to apply, visit Applications are only accepted online through our employment website and only until the closing date of the position on 2/26/2016 at 5pm EST.

The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity.

Skills Required

Minimum Qualifications:
– Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field. (Or minimally, a Bachelor’s degree in any field with a minimum of two years of appropriate and related experience in a Human Services area as mandated in Section 22VAC40-670-20 of the Administrative Code of Virginia and implemented by the Virginia Board of Social Services may be substituted as equivalent.)
– Requires general knowledge of: social, economic and health problems; individual and group behavior; child, adolescent, adult and geriatric behavior and the practices and techniques of interviewing, counseling and investigating problems; principles and practices of child welfare, substance abuse, family service, employment services, public assistance and/or protective service work.

Special Requirements:
  – Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia or qualified and able to obtain a valid VA driver’s license prior to beginning the position.
– Possession of all requirements for entry level as specified by the Virginia Department of Social Services.

Preferred Qualifications:
– Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field preferred.
– Preference for experience in child welfare with a public agency during the past five years.