POSITION: SOCIAL SERVICES DIRECTOR

POSITION #: 91607

DEPARTMENT: SOCIAL SERVICES

SALARY RANGE: $19.05-$26.47 ($39,624-$55,058)

OPENING DATEDECEMBER 15, 2017

CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

GENERAL PURPOSE:

 

This is a highly responsible supervisory position involved in the administration of Social Services programs.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Develops and maintains detailed and complex financial l tracking systems for various Social Services programs.
  2. Formulates programs and provides resources, policies, procedures, and administration to effectively y perform the administrative function of the Social Services Departments.
  3. Plans, coordinates  and  organizes  personnel  (volunteers  included); establishes and maintains records, statistics, reports,  and program  controls as necessary  to insure compliance with all applicable laws, policies, ordinances, resolutions, directives, and regulations.
  4. Evaluates and recommends to County Administrator programs, policies, procedures, and methods to increase efficiency and effectiveness of department programs.
  5. Prepares  department's annual budget;  develops and  maintains  management controls  over expenditures and  receipts  of  funds;  investigates   federal   and  state  sources   of financial assistance and grants and prepares necessary  applications.
  6. Responsible for accurate operation and deli very of services through numerous social services programs   to   include but not limited to, housing services, medical social  programs, transportation, and other general social service programs.
  7. Coordinates and maintains good working relationships with other departments the general public, federal, state and local agencies, officers, and officials.
  8. Represents the County as an active member on various community and regional level Social Services            boards.
  9. This is a Disaster Essential Position.

 

(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.)

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge  of  local,  federal,  and  state  laws  and   regulations   relative  to  organizing  and maintaining social services programs.
  • Knowledge of organizational techniques.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, officials, civic groups, and the general public.
  • Ability to interact with public and coworkers.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Graduation   from   an  accredited   university  or  college   with   a  bachelor's  degree   in  Business Administration,  Management,  or  a  related  field.   Four years of administrative, supervisory, and accounting background preferred.

 

(A comparable amount of training, education, or experience can be substituted for the minimum qualifications.)

 

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:

Possession of a valid Florida Driver's License.

 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS:

  • Acceptable eyesight (with or without corrections)
  • Acceptable hearing (with or without aid)
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieves information from a computer

 

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

Works inside in an office environment

 

(Reasonable accommodations will be made in in accordance with existing ADA requirements for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)

 

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