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.

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.



Assistant Director of Human Resources

Franklin County Children Services is currently seeking an experienced Assistant Director of Human Resources to manage the daily operations of the assigned team to ensure alignment with HR departmental and organizational objectives. Among other duties, the Assistant Director will be expected to assist with performance management; employee engagement and development; recruitment and retention efforts; and oversee the administration of leave programs, including those pursuant to the FMLA, short and long term disability plans, and workers’ compensation.The successful candidate will display critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field; two years of experience in personnel administration or management or human resources, which includes 12 months of experience in supervisory principles/procedures, or equivalent; and SHRM-CP or PHR certification. A demonstrated commitment to maintaining high professional standards and practicing cultural competence is a must. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Please send resume, cover letter, three professional references and salary requirements as indicated above by February 5, 2017. To be considered for this position, all requested information must be provided. This opportunity was originally posted in October of 2016. If you have already applied, you do not need to apply again. Equal Opportunity Employer

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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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Staff Attorney

Franklin County Children Services is seeking an attorney, licensed to practice 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 the agency with respect to child support actions. Litigation experience in juvenile court, and familiarity with child support actions are 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.

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Project Manager

Franklin County Children Services (FCCS) in Columbus, Ohio is recruiting for a project manager to join our Project Management Organization (PMO) in our information technology department.

This position leads the planning, organization, and integration of cross-functional information technology and/or business programs or projects to deliver specific measured results.

Responsibilities include leading a team of individuals through the IT project lifecycle, as well as the development and management of project charters/business cases, budgets, work plans, communication plans, issue logs and risk processes. Leads cross functional teams, vendors, and contractors in the completion of program and/or project related tasks. Ensures scope changes follow the FCCS PMO change management procedures and protocols. Facilitates the creation and maintenance of all program/project documentation and aids in the development, planning, and execution of testing project related applications as appropriate.

The FCCS Project Manager is an active member of the PMO, contributing to the creation, further development and adherence of a project methodology.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Defining project scope, goals, and deliverables in collaboration with management and stakeholders.
  • Facilitating the drafting and submission of project budgets, and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary with justifications.
  • Assisting in the review of project requests, related impact to other PMO managed activities, and clearly identifying potential risk.
  • Contributing to preparation of initial project timelines and cost estimates, benefits and priority for PMO review.
  • Developing full-scale project plans for approved projects, SDLC and associated communications documents.
  • Identifying and managing project dependencies and critical path with confidence and professional poise.
  • Planning, scheduling and tracking project milestones and deliverables.
  • Serving as a role model and providing coaching, mentoring and guidance to the project teams, IT staff, and agency staff where appropriate.

The ideal candidate will have project management certification and IT experience. A bachelor’s degree is required, while a PMP or master’s degree is preferred.

Salary will be commensurate with experience with additional excellent 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.

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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: healthcare, 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. 

Child Welfare Caseworker (Screening) First, Second and Third Shifts Including Weekends

Franklin County Children Services is currently recruiting to fill part-time, full-time and temporary child welfare caseworker vacancies in our intake & investigations screening department. This department operates 24 hours a day/7 days a week; including holidays. Schedules may be on first, second or third shifts and may include weekends.

Responsibilities include providing screening services via telephone, fax, email, and in person; providing direct service to children and their families through the completion of investigative or assessment activities; and providing after hours support to other agency direct service teams.

Priority hiring is being given to applicants that have completed CORE training and have prior casework experience at a children services agency. Requirements include a BSW or related bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one year of post degree child welfare casework experience. Send resume and cover letter as indicated above. AA/EEO

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

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