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Job Reference ID:  34728 
Grade:  21 
Posted Date:  12/15/2017 
Close Date:  12/21/2017 
Job Description

Arizona Department of Child Safety

A New Beginning for Arizona’s Children

Investigations Unit

2750 S. 4th Avenue

Tucson, AZ 85713


This position is responsible for an Investigations Unit engaged in providing child protective services case management.


-          Supervises an investigations unit of Department of Child Safety (DCS) Specialists engaged in providing child protective services case management

-          Performs on-going evaluations of staff performance

-          Provides comprehensive training to new personnel

-          Advises staff concerning DCS report guidelines

-          Drives on state business

-          Performs other related duties as required


Knowledge of:

-          Federal and State laws, regulations and directive pertaining to DCS

-          Risk assessment practices and procedure

-          Supervisory techniques; personality development and adjustment

-          Foster care programs

-          Policies and procedures of court system

-          Resources available in the community

-          Policies and procedures established for the work system

-          Personal computers; Microsoft Office Suite


Skill in:

-          Verbal and written communication

-          Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships with internal and external customers

-          Time management and organization

-          Resolving problems related to work

-          Speaking to small or large groups; public speaking


Ability to:

-          Interview to elicit information


Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.)


Employees may be required to use their own transportation as well as maintaining valid motor vehicle insurance and current Arizona vehicle registration; however, mileage will be reimbursed


For valid Arizona Driver's License holder; a copy of your three (3) year Motor Vehicle Report will be required


Must be able to secure and maintain an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card.

Must be able to secure and maintain clearance from the CPS Central Registry.


-          One (1) year as a Program Specialist in the DCS Specialist series in Arizona state service; OR

-          Master’s or Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university and four (4) years of DCS Specialist experience, OR

-          ASU/NAU Title IV-E MSW/BSW Degree graduate and three (3) years DCS Specialist experience, OR

-          Master’s or Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university and one (1) year of DCS Specialist experience and three (3) years of professional supervisory experience


Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes: 

-          Sick leave

-          Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

-          Health and dental insurance

-          Retirement plan

-          Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

-          Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 


Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-255-2903. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.





Position Requirements
Position Level:    Hours:   
 Work Arrangement:     Employment Type:   
Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $53,300.00-53,300.00 


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