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Career Opportunity Bulletin

HUMAN SERVICES CASEWORK SUPERVISOR

CODE:  506700    PAY GRADE:  25    ($41,600.00 - 56,929.60/yr.)

Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $13.69 biweekly

Value* of State-paid Health Insurance:

  • Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $363.77 biweekly
  • Level 2:  95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $345.58 biweekly
  • Level 3:  90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $327.39 biweekly
  • Level 4:  85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $309.20 biweekly

*The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program as of July 1, 2011.

Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  11.54% of pay


LAST UPDATE:  June 25, 2012

CLOSING DATE:  Until Canceled                

Only Employees With Promotional Status In The Department Of Health & Human Services May Apply.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This is professional social services work of a supervisory nature in directing, overseeing, and reviewing the work and activities of a unit of caseworkers and support staff in the areas of child protection, adoption, substitute care, and/or adult protection.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

In order to qualify, you must have eight (8) years of education and/or professional experience in social work which includes at least two (2) years experience as a fully licensed social worker* (LSW).

*SPECIAL NOTE:  An LMSW or LCSW automatically meets the two (2) years fully licensed social worker experience requirement.

GENERAL INFORMATION: 

TYPICAL DUTIES in this job classification include:

TESTING PROCEDURE:

A numerical score will be assigned based on the information you provide in your application as compared to criteria developed by experts who are familiar with this job and its requirements.

The Bureau of Human Resources reserves the right to use any other selection devices necessary in order to identify those candidates who are most qualified.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

You must complete the on-line application by logging on to our Web Page (www.maine.gov/bhr/state_jobs), clicking the Open Competitive Jobs link, and clicking Apply Now under this job title.

The Bureau of Human Resources is unable to provide copies of submitted materials.

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

SUPPLEMENTAL QUALIFICATIONS FORM

Human Services Casework Supervisor (506700)

APPLICANT’S NAME:  _______________________________________________________

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Your responses on this form will be the basis making a numerical evaluation of your background training and experience (your final score).
  • False or misleading statements may result in rejection of your Application for Employment or dismissal from Maine State Service if selected.
  • Statements made on this form and in your application are subject to verification by the Bureau of Human Resources and the Appointing Authority.

SECTION I: Minimum Requirements

Work Experience Guidelines for this section ONLY:

 

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Work Experience must be full time equivalent (40 Hours/Week).


Please select the statement that best describes your education and/or experience.

 

I have at least eight (8) years of education and/or professional experience in social work which includes at least two (2) years experience as a fully licensed social worker (LSW level) as issued by the Maine State Board of Social Worker Licensure. NOTE: Licensure as a conditionally licensed social worker (LSX level) does not meet the fully licensed social worker requirement.  

 

I have at least eight (8) years of education and/or professional experience in social work and I have current licensure as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW level) or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW level) as issued by the Maine State Board of Social Worker Licensure.

 

I don’t have eight years of education and/or professional experience in social work and/or I don’t have two years experience as a fully licensed social worker (LSW level).

Directions for Section II, III and IV:  If you are selected to be interviewed for one of these positions, you should anticipate the interviewer will have a copy of your self-evaluation and ask you to provide examples of your work experience or training that support your self-evaluation ratings.  You may also be required to complete a performance test to demonstrate your proficiencies in selected skills

SECTION II:  EDUCATION: (choose one)

 

I have a Masters Degree in Social Work.

 

I have a Masters Degree in a field directly related to Social Work.

SECTION III: - LICENSURE:

 

I have been a fully licensed social worker (LSW level) for at least four (4) years; or I have current licensure as a LMSW or LCSW.

SECTION IV: - EXPERIENCE:

 

I have at least 4 years of professional experience in public sector child welfare or adult protective services casework.