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OrganizationCity of Charlottesville
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJuly 31, 2020
College Degree Required?No
Salary Range$16.51 to $25.59 an hour.


Application Deadline: July 31, 2020 at 5pm EST.

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Contribute to the delivery of programs and services in Charlottesville that support meeting essential needs, which promote self-sufficiency, and that enhance the quality of life for all residents in our community. The Charlottesville Department of Social Services is seeking qualified candidates to join our team for the position of Senior Social Services Assistant who are highly motivated and who strive for success by demonstrating Charlottesville’s Core Values of Leadership, Trust, Creativity, Respect, and Excellence.

The starting amount will be between $16.51 and $25.59 an hour. This is a full-time, non-exempt, position. Starting offer is based on applicable education, experience, and internal equity. The position also provides excellent benefits including 12 paid holidays, paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance options with employer contribution, employer-paid life insurance, City’s retirement options, and continuing education/training opportunities.

The Senior Social Services Assistant is a critical support position to the daily operations of the Department of Social Services. This position performs complex technical, administrative, and customer service support functions related to the programs and services administered by the department. This position advises, trains, provides guidance to Social Services Assistants (SSA), Customer Service Representatives (CSR) /front desk staff, and exercises general supervision in the absence of the Supervisor. This position requires a broad knowledge of agency standards, policies, and functions and extensive contact with internal and external customers.

Skills Required

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimally requires a high school diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of two years of clerical or administrative support work experience is required. (College Degree in related field will serve towards the minimum experience requirement.)
    Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia is required by employment start date.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An Associate’s degree or certificate in human services is preferred.
  • Preference for two years of work experience in a Virginia social services agency.

Additional Info

TO APPLY: to view the complete job posting and to apply, visit our employment website listed. Applications are only accepted online through our employment page and must be submitted prior to the listed closing date and time.

The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity at All Levels of its Workforce.