SW II Work First

Work Type

Position Number


Closing Date
January 30, 2023
Posted January 23, 2023

Agency Name
Martin County DSS

Work County

Job Contact
Barbie Casper PO Box 809 Williamston NC 27892 Fax 252-789-4409 Phone 252-789-4400

Job Location
305 East Main Street
North Carolina
Job Description

DATE: January 23, 2023   POSITION:  SOCIAL WORKER II (WORK FIRST)   TYPE OF POSITION:  PERMANENT/FULL TIME. MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.   GRADE:  67   SALARY:  $36,904.00 fully qualified (A WORK AGAINST WILL BE CONSIDERED)   DUTIES:   Provide services to the citizens and families of Martin County. Employee is responsible for the total process of determining/redetermining applicant eligibility for services.  Work includes interviewing of clients to obtain required information, completing initial applications, verifying the information obtained, determining eligibility or completing scheduled program reviews and assisting with Child Care applications and redetermination.   RESPONSIBILITIES:   Direct contact with the clients, representatives and collaterals is required.  Employee decisions affect the well-being of the clients who are the recipients of benefits. Provides intake services, which consist of interviewing, determining need and eligibility, and assisting in meeting those needs through resources within or outside of the agency. Make appropriate referrals in order to fulfil the needs of the clients. Assist Work First clients in becoming self-sufficient by linking them with resources and skills that help them secure and maintain employment. Backup for Child Care and Energy programs. Employee will, in time of disaster, either man-made or natural, will have to man shelters and execute duties not spelled out in this job order.   KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITES:   Considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to individual casework group work and community problems. Knowledge of the psychosocial, socioeconomic and behavioral problems and their treatment.  Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and community resources.  Knowledge of laws, regulations and policies which govern the program. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work. Must be proficient in computer programs. NCFAST experience is PREFERRED.       MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:   Bachelor’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work or; Bachelor’s degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university and one year directly related experience or; Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and two years directly related experience.   BENEFITS:  
  1. Paid Health Insurance
  2. Paid Dental Insurance
  3. Paid Life Insurance
  4. Paid 11.43% for Retirement
  5. 4% 401-K Contribution
  6. Pay 2.3 Weeks of Vacation per year
  7. Pay 2.4 Weeks of Sick per year
  1. Pay 11 days of Holiday per year
  TO APPLY:   All applicants must submit a typed PD-107 state application. The PD 107 application is online at https://oshr.nc.gov/nc-state-government-paper-application-employment-pd-107   Attention: Barbie Casper, Administrative Officer Mail applications to; Post Office Box 809, Williamston, NC 27892 or submit in person at: 305 East Main Street, Williamston, NC 27892.   CLOSING DATE:  January 30, 2023 at 5:00 pm   Applicants selected for employment must first pass a drug/alcohol screening and a criminal background check.  Bilingual applicants sought.   AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER