SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CA San Bernardino, California, United States
Jan 09, 2024Full Time
The Job The Performance, Education & Resource Centers (PERC) is recruiting for Social Worker Training and Development Specialists* who will be responsible for planning, coordinating, assessing, and delivering training programs for professional social workers in San Bernardino County and Children and Family Services (CFS). Duties include: recommending, developing, and conducting training needs assessments; developing curricula, lesson plans, and training materials; developing and delivering training programs; and preparing and coordinating training schedules. *Official Title: Training and Development Specialist For more detailed information, refer to the Training and Development Specialist job description. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Background Investigation: Applicants must pass a background investigation, which includes fingerprinting, and/or medical exam, prior to appointment. Travel: Travel throughout the County may be required. Incumbents will be required to make provision for transportation. A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced and maintained by the individual providing the transportation. Physical Requirements: Incumbents deliver classroom training on a regular basis which includes frequent and continuous walking and standing. Sponsorship: Please note San Bernardino County is not able to consider candidates who will require visa sponsorship at the time of application or in the future. Minimum Requirements Candidate must meet one of the following two options: Option 1 Education: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Sociology, Gerontology or other behavioral science. -AND- Experience: Three (3) years of full-time experience (within the last five (5) years) providing professional social work services equivalent to a Social Service Practitioner in San Bernardino County (providing complex social work to assist individuals or families in enhancing their capacity for social functioning). Qualifying experience must have been obtained in a California Department of Children and Family Services/Child Protective Services. Option 2 Education: Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Sociology, Gerontology or other behavioral science. -AND- Experience: Two (2) years of full-time experience (within the last five (5) years) providing professional social work services equivalent to a Social Service Practitioner in San Bernardino County (providing complex social work to assist individuals or families in enhancing their capacity for social functioning). Qualifying experience must have been obtained in a California Department of Children and Family Services/Child Protective Services. Note: Qualifying degrees or coursework must be completed at a college or university accredited by an accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education. Degrees or coursework must be approved by the Council on Social Work Education. Degrees or coursework completed outside of the U.S. must be accompanied by an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service indicating equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by an accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education. Desired Qualifications Experience as a Social Service Practitioner II or higher and training experience which includes development of curriculum/materials is highly desirable. Selection Process There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in the application and the Supplemental Questionnaire. You are encouraged to include detailed descriptions of your qualifying experience and skills, as only the most highly qualified applicants will be referred to the Department. Applications will be accepted continuously and reviewed periodically. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time . Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires. To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application. 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Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points. Please click HERE for important Applicant Information and the County Employment Process . Administrative Services Unit The County of San Bernardino offers a range of benefit programs for employees and their eligible dependents. These include health, dental, vision, and life insurance, as well as a variety of voluntary benefits. Programs and benefit amounts vary and are based on bargaining unit, family size, hire date, plan selection, and number of hours worked. For a summary of benefits, please click here . Refer to the appropriate MOU, contact the County's Employee Benefits and Services Division at (909) 387-5787 or visit the Benefits website for more detailed information at hr.sbcounty.gov/employee-benefits/ .