Employment

Qualified applicants interested in employment opportunities with Franklin County Children Services should submit a resume via email to fccshr@fccs.us. Resumes can also be sent via fax to (614) 341-6076 or by mail to:

ATTN: Human Resources
Franklin County Children Services
855 W. Mound Street
Columbus, OH 43223

Advantages of working at Franklin County Children Services

  • Health care benefits - medical/dental/vision/RX/mental health/EAP
  • Life insurance plans
  • 10 paid holidays, five personal days and two weeks’ vacation after your first year!
  • We contribute 8.5% of your OPERS contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • College loan repayment and Perkins Loan deferment/pay-off
  • Longevity pay/length of service pay
  • Opportunities for advancement!

Our employment application can be downloaded and printed via the following link and emailed, mailed or faxed as indicated above:

Download Franklin County Children Serives Job Application

The summary of qualifications is a very important area where you can list any experience, paid or unpaid and reasons why you think you are qualified for the position. Please be detailed in listing your employment history with addresses, etc. We will need an original signature on the application.

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Openings 

Immediate Need for Experienced Child Welfare Caseworkers Temporary/Contingent

  • Days and Hours Flexible- all shifts available.
  • Work a minimum of 6 hours per week
  • Duties: Support to Intake including case initiation and follow up and support activities on active Intakes.
  • Could be ideal second employment for current or former Ohio Child Welfare Professionals

Please send confirmation of  interest to fccshr@fccs.us. Additional Questions- contact Cheryl Costello at (614) 351-2018.

Child Welfare Caseworker

At Franklin County Children Services we are committed to our Guiding Principles: We are Child Welfare Professionals; We Honor Families; We Value Every Child; We Value Partnerships.

Franklin County Children Services is the public agency mandated by federal and state law to ensure that our community's children are safe and well cared for. We provide protection, care and permanency for children who are abused, neglected or dependent. By being in partnership with more than 100 organizations, and with the help of over 800 employees, 500 kinship families, 200 adoptive families, 500 volunteers and mentors and hundreds of community foster parents, the agency is committed to making sure that every child has a safe and stable home.

A child welfare caseworker is someone who is up to the challenge of building stable and supportive living settings for young people, strengthening family life, and assisting parents in meeting their responsibilities to their children.

Advantages of Working at Franklin County Children Services:

  • Starting salaries: CWC1 $37,752, CWC2 $39,312, CWC3 $40,851 (depending on education and experience)
  • Health care benefits - medical/dental/vision/RX/mental health/EAP
  • Life insurance plans
  • 10 paid holidays, five personal days and two weeks of vacation after your first year!
  • We contribute 8.5% of your OPERS contribution.
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • College loan repayment and Perkins Loan deferment/pay-off
  • Longevity pay/length of service pay
  • Opportunities for advancement!

Qualifications:

  • Successful applicants must have strong written and verbal communication skills, thrive in a fast paced environment and value the diversity offered by a major metropolitan community.
  • Interested applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in social work or related degree or a master’s degree in social work or related degree. 
  • All positions are subject to a criminal background, fingerprinting, employment verification, and motor vehicle report check. Also, all offers of employment are contingent on receipt of a negative pre-employment drug test.

How Do I Apply? Please send resume and cover letter as indicated above. 

Job AdPosition Description

Administrative Secretary

Franklin County Children Services has an immediate opening for an Administrative Secretary reporting to the intake director. This position is responsible for scheduling meetings, conferences and community appointments; answers phone and directs calls for the intake director; transcribes and distributes meeting minutes; completes reports using Microsoft Excel; assists with department events/functions; and provides support for other Intake Administrators. Qualifications: typing speed 50 wpm, four years of clerical experience; extensive knowledge at using Microsoft Outlook, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word and InfoPath. Must demonstrate cultural awareness, sensitivity and a commitment to meeting organizational goals. Competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits. Send resume with cover letter, preferred salary and references by April 26, 2019 as indicated above.

Job Ad

Legal Aide

Franklin County Children Services is seeking an experienced Legal Aide, who has successfully completed a certified program for paralegal or legal aide through an accredited/approved college or university. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: drafting motions, affidavits and other pleadings; notarizing documents; retrieving, reviewing and redacting information responsive to requests for information; and filing legal documents, primarily within the Franklin County Court system. Familiarity with the court’s electronic filing system and two to five years of experience and knowledge of juvenile procedure are preferred. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity; strong communication skills, both written and verbal; an ability to meet organizational deadlines and goals; and the ability to complete legal case documentation and data entry in a timely manner to contribute to the agency’s continuous quality improvement and evaluation efforts. The incumbent may be required to work non-traditional hours. 

Franklin County Children Services offers a full health care package to include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, legal services and tuition reimbursement. If interested, please send resume with cover letter as indicated above.

Job Ad, Position Description

Data Entry Operator 2 (Floater) - 4071 E. Main St. Front Desk

Two positions: Saturday – Wednesday, 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. and Thursday – Sunday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Franklin County Children Services is seeking a highly motivated individual who can work well independently for our Data Entry Operator 2 Floater position. This position consists of performing receptionist functions and providing customer service while greeting clients and staff at the front desk; working the main phone line and answering/transferring/making phone calls; monitoring email boxes; maintaining computerized/written logs; directing clients and staff; preparing daily correspondence; and maintaining the appearance of the lobby area. It also includes processing electronic faxes; scanning/uploading documents into the electronic case file/OnBase; processing fingerprints; record-checking documents; data entry; scanning case file documents; trouble-shooting issues; consulting a supervisor when needed in order to resolve issues; and providing training to coworkers, as needed. This position attends supervisor, unit, department, or agency meetings and participates accordingly by offering suggestions or ideas that will aid in providing timely and effective services.

The preferred candidate will be a high school graduate with a minimum of one year of clerical experience or the equivalent and have a typing speed of 25 wpm. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office; excellent verbal communication, problem-solving and customer service skills are required. Excellent organizational and writing skills; respect for cultural diversity and a demonstrated commitment to cultural sensitivity are expected.

We offer a competitive salary plus excellent fringe benefits. Send resume with references and salary requirements as indicated above.

Job Ad, Position Description

Staff Attorney

Franklin County Children Services is seeking an experienced attorney, licensed in the State of Ohio to fill the position of staff attorney. Primary responsibilities include legal research, client consultation, case assessment and litigation. The position will focus on the provision of legal representation for regional service teams from case opening through final permanent disposition. Two to five years of litigation experience in Juvenile Court is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity, strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and an ability to meet organizational goals. Salary commensurate with experience with additional excellent benefits. Please send resume with cover letter and salary preferences as indicated above.

Job Ad, Position Description

Maintenance Worker/Automotive Mechanic 1

Franklin County Children Services is seeking a Maintenance Worker/Automotive Mechanic. This position will repair Agency vehicles and provide daily servicing of Agency vehicles; coordinate contract maintenance and repairs to all Agency vehicles; and maintain and repair grounds-keeping and snow removal equipment. Additional responsibilities: provides emergency service to vehicles in field/on the road; delivers and picks up vehicles; cleans vehicles' interior and exterior as directed; plants and maintains turf, trees, shrubs and flowers and applies pesticides, insecticides and fertilizers; performs removal of snow and ice from walks and roadways (work required after-hours as needed); performs maintenance on walks and roadways and outdoor sports facilities and repairs and adjusts electronic equipment (e.g., TV’s, VCR, DVD, projectors, etc.).

Qualifications:

  • The preferred candidate will be a high school graduate with the ability to read and follow instructions. The incumbent must have a valid driver’s license and a minimum of two years maintenance experience.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and writing skills; respect for cultural diversity and a demonstrated commitment to cultural sensitivity are expected.

 Job Ad, Position Description

Account Clerk 3

Franklin County Children Services has an immediate opening for an Account Clerk 3 in our Fiscal department. Employee will be responsible for: processing and distributing employee bi-weekly payroll; maintaining payroll records; maintaining detailed budgetary account information and auxiliary records for Agency receipts (revenue) and expenditures, including government funding, parental support, foster care expense, client board/care, protection/prevention services, Agency supplies, Agency equipment, Agency services, employee benefits, utilities, travel and Agency programs; utilizing bookkeeping procedures and principles; maintaining manual records and/or interfaces with automated financial software; and effectively elevating budgetary problems to appropriate Agency management.  

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and should have strong interpersonal and mathematical and analytical skills. Should be highly organized and have strong attention to detail.
  • Associate degree in Business with emphasis in accounting principles; or high school graduate plus minimum three years relevant Account Clerk exp.; or other equivalent combination of education and/ or work experience is desired.
  • All positions are subject to a criminal background, fingerprinting, employment verification, and motor vehicle report check. Also, all offers of employment are contingent on receipt of a negative pre-employment drug test.

 How Do I Apply? Please send resume and cover letter as indicated above. 

Job AdPosition Description

Telecommunications System Analyst 1 (Unified Communications Analyst)

Franklin County Children Services is seeking an experienced Unified Communication Analyst in its IT department. This position is responsible for installing and maintaining local and wide area networks throughout the agency, analyzing and maximizing network utilization and performance, as well as coordinating information between end-users and IS staff to maintain a fully functioning network. Completion of undergraduate core coursework in computer science or electronic engineering as well as three years of experience or training in telecommunications operations is required. The ideal candidate will have two years of network experience in WAN/LAN communications; PC based applications experience with MS Word, Excel and Access; and MSCNE certification.

Franklin County Children Services offers a full health care package to include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, legal services and tuition reimbursement. If interested, please email resume with cover letter as indicated above.

Job AdPosition Description

Nurse (Temporary)

At Franklin County Children Services we are committed to our Guiding Principles: We are Child Welfare Professionals; We Honor Families; We Value Every Child; We Value Partnerships. Franklin County Children Services is seeking to fill 3 Registered Nurse (RN) positions with pediatric or mental health nursing experience to join its provider services department. These positions, under the direction of the Nurse Supervisor, provide nursing consultation and physical assessment of children serviced by the agency; work with medically fragile children under the care of the agency; advise social workers and foster parents on matters within the scope of nursing practice; and act as a liaison with medical facilities. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to work outside of the typical hospital setting and serve the community by focusing on the safety and well-being of the children in Franklin County. The positions will work out of our 4071 East Main Street location in Whitehall with schedules of Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. or 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and at our 855 W Mound Street office Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Qualifications:

  • RN license for the State of Ohio
  • The ideal candidate will possess their BSN degree.
  • Previous experience in pediatric or mental health nursing

Please send resume and cover letter as indicated above.

Job Ad

Database Administration Specialist 3

Franklin County Children Services (FCCS) in Columbus, Ohio is seeking a Database Administration Specialist (SQL OnBase VMware) to join our Information Technology Department. This position installs and maintains OnBase administration and SQL databases as well as manages VMware SQL servers. Other duties include analyzing network utilization and performance, coordinating information between end-users and IT staff to maintain full functioning of all SQL databases, documenting network design and recordkeeping of configuration and security changes.

The qualified candidate will have completed core undergraduate courses in computer science or information systems, or equivalent work experience, and have a minimum of four years work experience in any combination of the following: designing and implementing high availability solutions; performing solutions design; providing technical Tier III database support; developing project plans with project manager or recommending approach through defining talks and/or leading meetings related to design; and implementation, operation and ongoing maintenance of database systems including two years technology related work experience as a database administrator or an OnBase/VMware System administrator. 

The ideal candidate will have two years of experience as a DBA for critical operational systems; IT certifications in any core technology stack, MCSE, VMware, CISCO, ITIL or ISO/IEC related certifications; and excellent communication and organizational skills. 

The schedule for this position will primarily be Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week; hours may vary based on Agency need.  

This position offers excellent fringe benefits, including health coverage, retirement, vacation, and student loan repayment assistance. Respect for cultural diversity and a demonstrated commitment to cultural sensitivity are expected. Send resume and salary requirements as indicated above. Position posted until filled.

Job AdPosition Description

Secretary

Franklin County Children Services is seeking a Secretary 1 (Floater) for its data management department. This position will be based out of the 1919 Frank Rd. location, however travel to the agency’s other locations may be required. The employee, under direction of the office manager, will provide secretarial administrative support and assistance to the data management department, including preparing and mailing communications to clients and service teams, processing mail, scanning and uploading documents into electronic case files, processing fingerprints, and other general office administrative tasks. The preferred applicant will possess a diploma or certificate in secretarial science or a related field, have a minimum two years of clerical experience, and a typing speed of 48 wpm. Pay is $13.75/hour. Franklin County Children Services offers excellent benefits (health/dental/vision package, life insurance, sick leave/vacation/personal leave package, tuition reimbursement, and retirement contribution). If interested, please email resume and cover letter as indicated above.

Job AdPosition Description

Air Quality Technician

Franklin County Children Services has an immediate opening for an Air Quality Technician in our maintenance department. The position is responsible for installing, repairing, inspecting and maintaining air conditioning, refrigeration and heating systems. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Must be a high school graduate or equivalent with a HVAC certificate or license, plus two years working experience and must have basic computer skills. Experience with Trane RTU’s and Trane controls is preferred. Competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits. To apply, send resume and cover letter with salary requirements as indicated above.

Job Ad, Position Description

Information Technologist 2

Franklin County Children Services (FCCS) in Columbus, Ohio is seeking an information technologist with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills to join our Infrastructure team in our information technology department.

This position provides help desk support to Agency personnel including assistance with desktop hardware, software problems and SCCM Imaging and maintains software programs developed in information technology to support inventory, acquisitions, and general tracking functions. Employee helps support a positive work environment in an agency focused on promoting the safety, permanency and well-being of the children they serve.

The qualified candidate will have a technical institute degree/certificate in computer science or information systems or equivalent work experience or a four-year degree in computer science or information systems; any of the Comp TIA Certification in A+, Networking +, and Security+ (Networking + and Security +, or MS10747 Deploying System Center or 2012 Configuration Manager. If there are any inactive certificates or gaps these will be ,btained within the probationary period.); and a minimum of 18 months qualifying experience within the areas of software/hardware, projects and programs. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and be able to multi-task installation/configuration and monitoring/maintenance. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a government agency or in a large information technology organization.

The hours for this position will primarily be Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; hours may vary based on Agency need.

Position offers excellent fringe benefits, including health coverage, retirement, vacation, and student loan repayment assistance. Respect for cultural diversity and a demonstrated commitment to cultural sensitivity are expected. Send resume and salary requirements as indicated above.

 Job AdPosition Description

 

Call (614) 351-2000 if you have employment related questions.

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