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

Applications and additional pages can be downloaded and printed via the following links and emailed, mailed or faxed as indicated above:

Application,   Additional Application Pages

The application can be saved to your computer by clicking on the disc icon at the top left hand of the screen and renaming the file. If you are unable to access the application at this location using your browser, download the file here: Ohio Civil Service 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. Be sure to also complete the PDF document with additional pages.

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Openings 

Payroll Clerk

Franklin County Children Services has an immediate opening for a Payroll Clerk in our fiscal department. The employee will be responsible for verifying (manual or automated) employee attendance records; inputing data into a computerized payroll program and preparing paychecks for distribution. This position maintains agency records for the following: sick leave, vacation, overtime (paid/compensatory time), pay rates, travel reimbursements, deductions and employee personal data. The payroll clerk prepares information regarding the above for inclusion in agency reports. Candidate must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and should have strong interpersonal, mathematical and analytical skills.  They should be highly organized and have strong attention to detail.  An associate's degree in business with an emphasis in accounting principles; or high school graduate plus minimum three years relevant account clerk experience; or other equivalent combination of education and/ or work experience is desired. KRONOS experience preferred. Competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits. Apply and send resume as indicated above by May 19, 2017.

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Account Clerk

Franklin County Children Services has an immediate opening for an Account Clerk in our fiscal department. The employee will be responsible for  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 programs, supplies, equipment and services
  • Employee benefits
  • Utilities
  • Travel

This position utilizes bookkeeping procedures and principles, maintains manual records and/or interfaces with automated financial software and effectively elevates budgetary problems to appropriate agency management. Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and should have strong interpersonal, mathematical and analytical skills. The successful candidate will be highly organized and have strong attention to detail. An associate degree in business with an emphasis in accounting principles or high school graduate with a minimum of three years relevant accounting clerk experience or other equivalent combination of education and/ or work experience is desired. Competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits. Apply and send resume by June 9 as indicated above.

Account Clerk, Position Description

Social Program Coordinator - Medicaid

Franklin County Children Services is seeking a Social Program Coordinator for the Provider Services Department. The applicant will oversee the coordination of Medicaid Managed Care for youth in custody; monitor contracted provider services; serve as a liaison to problem solve issues that arise between providers and the agency; and assist the agency in achieving CFSR standards. The applicant will conduct site visits, review provider reports and approve improvement plans to ensure quality services are provided to youth and families. The preferred candidate will possess a master’s degree with LISW and two years social work experience (bachelor’s degree is acceptable); Medicaid experience; and a minimum of 18 months experience in delivery of social/human services with demonstrated success working in an environment that requires multi-tasking, critical thinking and teamwork. Excellent communication, organization, and writing skills; respect for cultural diversity and a demonstrated commitment to cultural sensitivity are expected. Competitive salary plus excellent fringe benefits. Send resume with references and salary requirements by May 22, 2017 as indicated above.

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System Analyst/Unified Communication Analyst

Franklin County Children Services (FCCS) in Columbus, Ohio is seeking an Infrastructure Specialist/CISCO to join our Infrastructure team in our Information Technology Department.

Employee leads IT Unified Communications Analyst and IT Open Systems Analyst for the Agency; which is defined as and includes Cloud Computing, Unified Communications, Mobility, and some Network administration. The employee is committed to practicing cultural competence by: working respectfully and effectively with people of all cultures, classes, races, genders, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, mental and physical abilities, ages and appearances in a manner that recognizes, affirms and values the worth of individuals, families and communities and protects and preserves the dignity of each. The employee will adhere to the Agency’s Guiding Principles by serving as a child welfare professional, valuing every child, honoring families, and valuing partnerships.

The ideal candidate will have any Cisco certifications (CCNA, CCNP,CCIE,CCT,CCENT, CCAr), a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related information technical field. Three to five years of experience administrating /managing/designing Cisco telephony environments. Three to five years’ experience with managing CISCO Unified Intelligence Center (CUIC).

Primary responsibility to focus on administration of large, multi-location Cisco phone network and all related telecommunications issues. Will contribute and possibly lead emerging projects such as mobility for over 400 caseworkers; moving to Cloud-based UC environments; and be the primary subject matter expert for telecommunications in the Agency.

Ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to multi-task Installation/configuration and monitoring/maintenance; Dell hardware; excellent communication, customer service and organizational skills; and experience in a government agency or in a larger Information Technology organization.

Minimum Qualifications/Educations/Training required
Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information technology, management information systems analysis or equivalent work experience. Experience: Minimum three years combined work experience in any combination of the following: Microsoft Active Directory administration, configuring upgrading or installing Cisco switches and routers in WAN environment. Three years experience working in a CISCO VOIP environment.

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Management Analyst 2 - Enterprise Solutions Analyst - SharePoint Architect/Application Integration Developer

Franklin County Children Services is seeking a SharePoint applications architect in our Information Technology Department. This position will be responsible for providing overall guidance and control of applications development environment including, but not limited to, architecture evaluation and selection, application installation and setup, administration, capacity planning, governance and change control, management and reporting, database management, backups and restores, application security, systems update and maintenance, and project identification and selection. Must possess strong written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. Must be proficient in SharePoint, InfoPath, SQL Server and other database principles. Knowledge of OnBase and Oracle also preferred. A BS in computer science or related field and Microsoft certification in SharePoint are preferred. Successful candidate must demonstrate culture awareness, sensitivity and a commitment to meeting organizational goals. Competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits. Please send resume with cover letter and salary preferences as indicated above.

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Child Welfare Casework Supervisors

Franklin County Children Services is seeking energetic child welfare casework supervisors for intake and ongoing case carrying units. These administrative positions will be responsible for managing a team of passionate caseworkers providing quality service delivery to the most vulnerable children and their families. Requirements are a MSW or related master’s degree in social work plus three years post child welfare casework experience; or a BSW or related bachelor’s degree in social work plus four years post child welfare casework experience. LISW preferred. Commitment, passion, strong leadership, supervisory skills, and experience, as well as knowledge of child protection and rules are required. Must demonstrate culture awareness, sensitivity and a commitment to meeting organizational goals. Competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits. Send resume with cover letter as indicated above.

 Job AdOngoing Supervisor Position DescriptionIntake Supervisor Position Descrption

Child Welfare Casework Supervisors - Adoptions

Franklin County Children Services is seeking energetic child welfare casework supervisors for our adoptions department. These administrative positions will be responsible for managing a team of passionate caseworkers providing quality service delivery to the most vulnerable children and their families. Requirements are a MSW or related master’s degree in social work plus three years of post-child welfare casework experience and an adoption assessor certification; or a BSW or related bachelor’s degree in social work plus four years of post-child welfare casework experience. LSW preferred. Must be able to work varied hours including occasional out of state travel. Commitment, passion for children and families, strong leadership, supervisory skills, and experience, as well as knowledge of child protection and adoption rules is required. Must demonstrate culture awareness, sensitivity and a commitment to meeting organizational goals. Competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits. Send resume with cover letter as indicated above.

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Child Welfare Caseworker

Franklin County Children Services (FCCS) is seeking highly motivated individuals to become child welfare casework professionals to support our core mission of protecting children by strengthening families. Child welfare caseworkers receive intensive support, training and coaching to prepare for this critical role. 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, a master’s degree in social work or a related degree. Salary and benefits packages include the following:

  • Child welfare caseworker: CWC1 $32,323, CWC2 $34,902 and CWC3 $39,312 (depending on education and experience)
  • Benefits package totaling $16,280 including: health care, dental, vision, generous paid leave, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, opportunity for onsite MSW completion, short term disability, legal services, retention incentives and employee assistance program
  • Advancement opportunities

Send resume and cover letter as indicated above. 

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

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