Caseworker; Children’s Services Division

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Caseworker; Children’s Services Division    OBJECTIVE: Provide professional Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) case management, service development and administrative duties within a comprehensive range of social service programs aimed at children and families. In accordance with the Family Services Department: Children’s Services Division Mission Statement the Caseworker provides services to Tribal members and Bristol Bay residents (individuals, children, families, Tribes, and communities) to promote and enhance family and community well-being.  QUALIFICATIONS: Job qualifications are stated below as Essential Job Results. Job knowledge / documentation required. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field; at least four years of progressive experience in social work may be substituted on a year for year basis. Familiarity with local area, people, and culture. Federal law requires employment is conditional upon favorable fingerprint background clearance check. Computer literacy/experience. A completed background check and determination that the applicant meets the eligibility criteria of the Alaska Barrier Crimes Act are prerequisites to hiring. Complete achievement of certain of the above specifications may not be required if, in the opinion of BBNA a particular candidate possesses significant offsetting characteristics, such as past accomplishments, experience, education, or estimate of future potential. The Caseworker position has 4 levels of work and experience: 1. Caseworker I- entry level: little or no casework experience   2. Caseworker II- little or some casework experience   3. Caseworker III- experienced in casework    4. Caseworker IV- experienced in casework and case supervision. Alaska Drivers License Required. Must be insurable TO APPLY: Candidates are asked to provide a cover letter and resume along with a fully completed BBNA job application.  WAGES:  $15.86 to $31.17/ hour DOE   REPORTS TO: Children’s Services Division Manager.  DUTY STATION: Curyung Tribal Office, Dillingham, Alaska. CLOSING DATE: Open until filled. Requires PL93-638 Hiring Preference

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