Merit System Services Social Service Adie in Placerville, California

The PositionUnder general supervision, the Social Service Aide assists Social Workers by performing specifically designated tasks related to the improvement of family functioning and child and adult services; and performs related work as required. Minimum QualificationsWhile the following requirements outline the minimum qualifications, only applicants who demonstrate the best qualifications match for the job will be selected to continue in the recruitment process. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline.Sixty (60) semester units or ninety (90) quarter units of college, including fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and one-half (22.5) quarter units in social welfare, social/human service, sociology, or other social or behavioral science;ORTwo (2) years of full-time experience providing social services in a public or private setting to disadvantaged adults or children;ORA combination of education and comparable experience equivalent to two years of full-time experience which includes a minimum of fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and one-half (22.5) quarter units in social or behavioral science. When combining education and experience; fifteen (15) semester units or twenty-two and one-half (22.5) quarter units equal six months of experience.Examples of social or behavioral science courses include: anthropology, criminal justice, economics, education, ethnic studies, history, human development, law, nursing, nutrition, philosophy, political science, psychology, public health, religion, social welfare, sociology, welfare, womenandrsquo;s studies.To view additional information about the typical duties, knowledge, skills and abilities for this classification, please visit our website at and search for the classification title. Additional InformationA valid driverandrsquo;s license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation.There is a pay differential of $92.30 bi-weekly for full time South Lake Tahoe employees.The ability to speak and read Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designated positions must take and pass the bilingual proficiency examination administered by CPS HR Consulting prior to appointment and, if successful, become eligible for a pay differential of $1.00 per hour. The differential is defined by the Memorandum of Understanding between the County of El Dorado and the Bargaining Unit representing this job classification. A copy of the Memorandum of Understanding is available on the County of El Dorado website.In accordance with California Assembly Bill 218, all applicants who are placed on the eligible list resulting from this recruitment will be required to submit an El Dorado County application and respond to an online Conviction History Questionnaire. Candidates that are placed on the eligible list will be sent an email from El Dorado County with instructions and a link. Failure to respond to this questionnaire within three (3) business days of the notification will result in disqualification from the recruitment.The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill regular full-time, extra help, limited term, or part-time vacancies as the need arises.