State Of Texas Employment – Human Services Technician

Website State Of Texas Jobs

Job Description:

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) is responsible for protecting the unprotected — children, elderly, and people with disabilities — from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. DFPS accomplishes this responsibility by employing over 12,000 workers who live up to the agency’s Mission, Vision, & Values in service to the 27 million citizens of Texas.
DFPS is not only a qualifying organization for the Service Loan Forgiveness Program , which forgives the remaining balance on college student Direct Loans after making 120 qualifying monthly payments, but also offers excellent health benefits , special discounts on many products and services through the Discount Purchase Program , a lifetime monthly retirement annuity as well as Texa$aver 401(k) and 457 Programs under the Employees Retirement System of Texas. An additional benefit you will receive is 12 days of paid annual leave, 12 sick days, and the potential to earn up to four days of administrative leave each year. Your annual paid leave accrual increases as your tenure increases.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides transportation for clients to and from appointments as requested by caseworkers and/or Unit Supervisor.
  • Observes and/or supervises parent and child visits.
  • Completes appropriate forms and documentation concerning client contact including data entry into IMPACT and other agency systems.
  • Maintain out-going paper and/or electronic appointment calendar for scheduling requests made by caseworkers/supervisor.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and required to maintain unit operations including performing various clerical duties such as typing, filing, faxing, copying, answering/receiving telephone inquiries, etc.
  • Promotes and demonstrates appropriate respect for cultural diversity among coworkers and all work-related contacts.
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave policy.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Child Protective Services
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to get work effectively with others.
  • Ability to effectively supervise children of various ages.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer, several software packages, and basic office equipment.
  • Ability to work in an office supporting several staff members.

Job Details:

Company: State Of Texas Jobs

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Lufkin, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

Apply Here