Scott County

Child Protection Worker – Multiple Vacancies

Scott County, Minnesota
Jan 10, 2023
Jan 25, 2023
Employment Status
Full Time

Come chat with hiring supervisors at the CareerForce Hiring Event at the Scott County Government Center on Thursday 1/19 from 10 to noon!


In this position, you’ll perform highly responsible and professional social work involving protecting children within the permanency in their families. Position is a child protection assessment role. Primary responsibilities within the assessment function include: respond to allegations of child maltreatment, provide both family assessment and family investigation response; including facility investigations. Makes decisions regarding a finding of maltreatment and services needed. Assesses and evaluates the safety needs of children within their families including the need for out-of-home placement and court-involvement as well as safety planning. Families active with Child Protection are not voluntary clients; thus, reactions met during the course of work varies greatly. Some evening and weekend hours may be required.

MQs: Requires equivalency of a bachelor's degree in a human services related field and three years of experience providing professional social work case management. Case management experience with children and families is highly desired. Expertise in serving underrepresented communities; specifically American Indian and Hispanic populations, and candidates who are bilingual, are preferred. Must possess a valid driver's license and provide a reliable means of transportation for the performance of work responsibilities.

Closing: 1/25/23

Hiring Range: $76,918 - $90,492 DOQ.

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