Applying To: Program Worker (Department of Human Services) (Per Performance)
HOURLY SALARY: $15.45
Positions are paid on an hourly basis, are not eligible for the Employee Benefits Program and do not require City residency.
Nature of Work
Incumbents in this position are responsible for providing information and assistance to seniors, caregivers, adults with disabilities, and professionals seeking services. Examples of duties include: answering multiple telephone lines, entering information into information system databases, managing and maintaining confidential client information, preparing reports, referring clients to services/programs and other projects as assigned.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Program Worker
A high school diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D.) certificate; plus some clerical/administrative and customer service experience which includes working with Microsoft Office Word and Excel. OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Prior experience working with seniors and/or adults with disabilities.
When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation. Applicants will only receive credit for their experience and education as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request. The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.
CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points. City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.
LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible.
Examination Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
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