Child Welfare Specialist II

Oklahoma Department of Human Services

Oklahoma City,OK


This is a classified position. Announcement Number - 20-AR006 Travel is occasional. Must possess a valid driver's license. Must maintain required car insurance. Annual Salary: + Level II - $41,874.88 + Full State Employee Benefits Your career can make a difference! We're looking for Child Welfare Specialists to join us and our mission. This is a full time position eligible for full state benefits which include a Healthcare allowance (in addition to your regular salary) a retirement plan, and paid time off. To qualify, applicants must pass a criminal background check, drug screen, and reference check. Level II Child Welfare Specialist - To qualify, applicant must have a master's degree, OR a bachelor's degree and one year of professional social work experience. Applicants who possess a Bachelor's degree or a Master's Degree in Social Work will be entitled to a salary incentive of an additional 5% and 10%, respectively. Preference may be given for bi-lingual in Spanish and English skill-based translation incentive may apply. This opening is for the Oklahoma Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline, a 24/7/365 operation. This position is responsible for receiving and processing concerns alleging abuse or neglect made by the public to the Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline. This position requires good listening and communication skills, ability to apply verbal investigative techniques, and thorough knowledge of computer programs. Job Duties + Hotline specialists gather all critical information regarding the allegations and locating information of the alleged victim. + The hotline specialist makes a determination if the information reported meets criteria for DHS to conduct a safety analysis. + The hotline specialist does not have any direct contact with clients served by DHS. If you have questions, please contact [email protected]

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