Goverment Jobs
Published
March 11, 2019
Location
Range (hibbing And Virginia), Minnesota
Category
Job Type

Description

Kind of Work

Professional and/or technical work that provides practical work experience for current college students or recent college and/or vocational/technical school graduates, and accomplishes special project workloads for St. Louis County.

Distinguishing Features of Work

The Intern Trainee classification is used to provide internship placements for students who seek a practical work experience in their academic field of study.

Theseinternshipswould assist child welfare/child protection social workers in areas such as initial case assessment and investigation, concurrent permanency planning, family support services, parent support outreach, and children mental health services that are in accordance with state law. These positions could also include working with children in out-of-home placements, juvenile court system (CHIPS), and interagency and community resources and services. Duties may include specific tasks assigned by social workers such as transporting of clients, supervising family visits, completing home safety checks, attending staffing meetings, making referrals to community resources, keeping case notes, in addition to other duties that will assist child protection staff.

Work Environment

WORK LOCATION:
St. Louis County, Public Health and Human Services (4 positions)
Child and Family Services
Northland Office Building
Virginia, MN 55792

OR

St. Louis County, Public Health and Human Services (1 position)
Child and Family Services
Hibbing Courthouse Annex
Hibbing, MN 55746

POSITION INFORMATION:
Internship will run June through August.

Selection Process

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Pass/Fail):

  • Applicants must be a Junior, Senior or Graduate student in psychology, sociology, social work, or other human services related four year degree program; OR, must have graduated from a relatedfour year degree program within the last six months.
  • Applicants must possess a valid driver's license.

SPECIAL SKILLS:
Basic computer skills are necessary. Strong interpersonal skills with some understanding of public service and child protection social work would be preferred.

All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will be forwarded to the appointing authority for consideration.

TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT &SCREENING PROCESS SCHEDULE:

  • March 12, 2019-Applicant screening will begin.
  • Week of April 15th -Interviewsbeing conducted

PHYSICAL-MEDICAL STANDARDS:
Qualified applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Applicants selected must meet the physical requirements for the position.

DRUG TESTING:
Applicants selected for appointment must take and pass a drug test.

BACKGROUND CHECK:
Applicants selected for appointmentare subject to a background investigation.

EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION:
All new employees must submit documentation verifying identity and employment eligibility within three days of their first day of employment.

NON-DISCRIMINATION:
St. Louis County is an equal opportunity and veteran-friendly employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, disability, genetic information, veteran status or activity in a local Human Rights Commission or any other characteristic protected by law.

Employees appointed to Non-Permanent positions are not eligible for benefits.

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