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.

EEO/AA

Openings 

Social Program Coordinator - Performance Improvement - Performance Review

Franklin County Children Services is seeking a strong employee with a passion for continuous quality improvement to serve as a Social Program Coordinator for the Performance Improvement Department. This individual will serve as a Case Reviewer and facilitate case plan development meetings and reviews with families, service teams, foster parents and other service providers. This individual is responsible for various types of reviews and facilitation geared to improvements in the delivery of child protective services. The individual will work collaboratively with direct service areas to assure compliance with CPOE/CFSR, COA and OAC requirements for effective child welfare practices. Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and working knowledge of SACWIS and CAPMIS. Bachelor’s degree in social or behavioral science or related field and 18 months related child welfare experience is required. Master’s degree in social work or related field with 12 months related child welfare experience is preferred. Successful candidate must demonstrate cultural competency and the ability to work respectfully with people from diverse backgrounds. Competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits. Please send resume and salary requirements as indicated above by April 9, 2017. AA/EEO.

Job Ad, Position Description 

Social Program Administrator 1 - Performance Improvement - Peer Review/Managed Care

Franklin County Children Services is seeking a strong leader with a passion for continuous quality improvement to serve as the Associate Director of Performance Improvement. This individual will oversee the Peer Review process and Managed Care contracts and assume an integral, leadership role on the Performance Improvement Team. This individual will supervise staff members responsible for monitoring and providing technical support to the Managed Care entities for Franklin County Children Services and staff responsible for performing various types of reviews and facilitation geared to improvements in the delivery of child protective services. The individual will work collaboratively with direct service areas to assure compliance with CPOE/CFSR, COA and OAC requirements for effective child welfare practices. The candidate must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and working knowledge of SACWIS and CAPMIS. Master’s degree in social work or related field preferred with five years related child welfare experience and six months of supervisory/administrative experience required. LISW-S preferred. Successful candidate must demonstrate cultural competency and the ability to work respectfully with people from diverse backgrounds. Competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits.Please send resume and salary requirements as indicated abovwe by April 9, 2017 AA/EEO

Job AdPosition Description

Director of Strategic and Cultural Engagement

Franklin County Children Services is currently seeking to fill a high level administrative position reporting to the executive director of the agency. This employee will serve as a cultural navigator for our staff and the community; focus on all areas of the child’s well-being; serve as the point person for assessing strategic initiatives that are internally and externally supported by outcome data. The successful candidate will have experience and demonstrated success in community collaboration; facilitation and engagement in working with culturally diverse populations; and in development and implementation of strategic planning and engagement. Must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Humanities, Management Science or Public Administration and 18 months experience in management analysis (or five years’ experience in planning and coordinating management evaluation and monitoring programs); A demonstrated commitment to maintaining high professional standards and practicing cultural competence is a must. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Please send resume with three professional references and salary requirements by April 3, 2017, as indicated above. AA/EEO

Job Ad

Project Management Organization Business Analyst

Franklin County Children Services is seeking a Project Management Organization (PMO) Business Analyst who will serve in the agency’s PMO. This position will report to the manager of the PMO.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technology or a related area
  • IIBA certification preferred.
  • One to two years in an advanced, fast-paced information technology environment managing a mixture of technology and business projects
  • Government experience is a plus.
  • Three to four years as a business analyst or project manager using mechanized, industry-recognized project management tools
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills that include the ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to demonstrate supportive relationships with peers, clients, partners, and corporate executives
  • Must be flexible and work with a high level of initiative
  • Must have the ability to remain professional under high pressure situations
  • Ability to retain and protect confidential material

Duties for the position include:

  • Monitor and manage the program and ensure that program objectives remain consistent with the overall business strategy, and consult regarding business development efforts where needed.
  • Participate in agency projects by analyzing business processes, eliciting and documenting project requirements, ensuring requirements traceability throughout all project work products and project phases, contributing to test and implementation plans, and participating in system testing, user acceptance testing, and implementation.
  • Provide ongoing customer support for custom and packaged software solutions.
  • Assist in improving the quality and timeliness of all defined projects, manage inter-project dependencies and issues, and track, evaluate and report project and program performance.
  • Work with PMO team and information technology management, agency committees, and business sponsors to ensure that projects and their cumulative programs achieve the intended business results.
  • Improve the agency’s business analysis practices along with researching new technologies, methodologies, and operating models to more quickly and efficiently achieve agency objectives.

Competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits. Please send resume and salary requirements as indicated above.

Job Ad,  Position Description 

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.

Job Ad, Position Description

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.

 Job AdPosition Description

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. AA/EEO

Job AdPosition Description 

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

Job AdPosition Description

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

Click here to watch videos featuring FCCS child welfare professionals sharing why social work is important to them and the Franklin County community.Franklin County Children Services is seeking a strong leader with a passion for continuous quality improvement to serve as the Associate Director of Performance Improvement. This individual will oversee the Peer Review process and Managed Care contracts and assume an integral, leadership role on the Performance Improvement Team. This individual will supervise staff members responsible for monitoring and providing technical support to the Managed Care entities for Franklin County Children Services and staff responsible for performing various types of reviews and facilitation geared to improvements in the delivery of child protective services. The individual will work collaboratively with direct service areas to assure compliance with CPOE/CFSR, COA and OAC requirements for effective child welfare practices. The candidate must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and working knowledge of SACWIS and CAPMIS. Master’s degree in social work or related field preferred with five years related child welfare experience and six months of supervisory/administrative experience required. LISW-S preferred. Successful candidate must demonstrate cultural competency and the ability to work respectfully with people from diverse backgrounds. Competitive salary and excellent fringe benefits.Please send resume and salary requirements as indicated abovwe by April 9, 2017 AA/EEo

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