CHILD WELFARE CASEWORKER - Logan County Department of Human Services
Full Time position: Performs a variety of advanced level technical and professional duties as needed to expedite child investigative services in accordance with agency, state, and federal guidelines, rules and laws.
Services provided include the following child welfare areas: child abuse and neglect assessments, case planning and management involving circumstances such as physical abuse, child neglect, sexual abuse, foster care, youth in conflict, and related areas, to include some aspects of counseling and parent education.
Conducts inquiries and assessments concerning allegations of child abuse and/or neglect in home or institutional settings, youth in conflict, interviews child(ren)/youth, parents, providers, and collaterals and assesses risk and safety to the child/youth; and documents the investigative assessment process as required in the State database.
Minimum education: 4 year college degree from an accredited college or university in social work or one of the human behavioral science fields plus one year required internship/residency.
Starting Salary: $ 19.5997 per hour with benefits – negotiable dependant on education & experience.
For detailed job description & application:
Contact Peggy Kircher at Logan County Department of Human Services- (970) 522-2194 Ext. 2700
Submit completed application, resume, and certified copy of college transcripts to:
Logan County Department of Human Services
Attn: Peggy Kircher
508 S. 10th Ave. STE. B
Sterling, CO 80751
(970) 522-2194 Ext. 2700
ATTORNEY POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
The Logan County Attorney’s Office in Sterling, Colorado invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Assistant County Attorney – Entry Level. This is a full-time position that primarily involves representation of the Logan County Department of Human Services in child welfare and child support enforcement matters, but also involves providing legal counsel and assistance to county elected officials and department heads in a variety of matters. Primary work tasks will include meeting with caseworkers, preparing pleadings, motions and briefs, and regular appearances in court on behalf of the Department of Human Services, as well as assisting the County Attorney with legal research and drafting contracts, resolutions and legal opinions.
The successful candidate will quickly become proficient in handling dependency and neglect litigation and child support enforcement, and will have strong verbal, legal writing and legal research skills. This is an excellent opportunity for a newly admitted attorney to acquire immediate courtroom experience, working closely with experienced attorneys, initially, but soon gaining the ability to work independently.
Minimum Qualifications: – Graduation from an accredited law school, admission to the Colorado bar, and student or actual courtroom experience.
Compensation: Starting annual salary for the position is $62,678 to $70,412, depending on qualifications. Logan County has an attractive benefits package, including retirement plan, health, dental, vision and disability insurance, paid holidays, and paid time off.
Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, resumé and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references to:
Alan Samber, County Attorney
Logan County Attorney’s Office
508 South 10th Avenue
Sterling, CO 80751
Logan County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: This position will remain open until filled.