After Hours Caseworker 3

Job Title:
After Hours Caseworker 3
County Name:
Adams County

Job Summary: The After- Hours Caseworker is an experienced specialized caseworker who possesses adept skills in mediating conflict within families and exhibits a positive and professional image that promotes solution thinking.  The Caseworker functions as a lead worker and has considerable independence.   This worker provides after- hours coverage directed at protecting the welfare of children and preserving the family unit whenever possible.

Hours of Work: This position requires duties being performed during designated daylight and evening hours. Hours performed from home after-hours: 3:00 pm – 10:00pm; 10:00pm to 7:00 am, on call for Emergency Services, Monday – Thursday, and Friday on call from 10:00am – 3:00pm.  

This position would provide coverage during emergency office closures. 7:00am to 8:00am may default back to the after-hours weekday position if no one is available and coverage is needed.

  Minimum Qualifications: 

  1. Minimum three (3) years of experience as a County Caseworker and
  2. A bachelor’s degree with a social welfare major; or a bachelor’s degree that includes or is supplemented by 12 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or another related field.
  3. County Caseworker experience can be a combination of County Caseworker 1 and County Caseworker 2 experience if there is at least 2 years of experience at the County Caseworker 2 level.
  4. Three years of child-related casework experience in a private setting may be substituted for the County Caseworker experience.

Licenses and Certifications: 

  1. Valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance.
  2. Appropriate clearances as required by the department.
  3. Child Welfare Direct Service certification.   

Required Documentation:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Online Application

Applications will NOT be considered without all required documentation.

Status: Full Time/Exempt



Posting Date:
Thursday, November 17, 2022
Expiration Date:
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Contact Name:
Heather Redifer
Contact Link:
Heather Redifer
117 Baltimore Street Room 206 Gettysburg, PA 17325