|Job Title:||Case Manager I (Selective Certification – Violence Prevention)|
|Closing Date/Time:||Fri. 02/05/16 11:59 PM Pacific Time|
|Salary:||$4,542.64 – $5,577.86 Monthly
$54,511.68 – $66,934.32 Annually
|Job Type:||Full Time|
The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill two Case Manager I (Selective Certification – Violence Prevention) vacancies in the Oakland Unite Division within the Human Services Department.
The position provides case management services to high-risk youth and adults population, including individuals who are gang-involved and are on probation or parole. The incumbent will work directly with the City of Oakland’s Oakland Unite Programs, serving clients identified through Ceasefire call-ins, Street Outreach, the Crisis Response Network and through other referrals from law enforcement partners. The case management services includes assessment and/or certification, care plan development and implementation, purchase and arrangement of client services, monitoring of clients, home visits, and documentation, and performs related duties as assigned.
The Ideal Candidate:
The incumbent will need to be culturally competent in working with target populations and well versed in the employment and support services available to support such individuals to succeed. Must be able to communicate effectively with individuals with diverse backgrounds.
Must be able to work flexible hours, which may include nights and some weekends.
Selective Certification (Violence Prevention)
This position is being announced in accordance with Section 5.03 the Civil Service Rules. The eligibility list generated from this announcement will only be used to fill specialized (Violence Prevention) positions in the Human Services Department.
|Examples of Duties:|
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
|Minimum Requirements for Application:|
Any combination of education and experience that is equivalent to the following minimum qualifications is acceptable.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology or related field.
Two years of experience in providing services to frail, elderly and/or functionally-impaired adults or high-risk youth and adults.
Additional Special Qualification and Experience Required for Selective Certification – Violence Prevention
Related Experience Must Include:
Two years of experience in providing case management services to high-risk youth and adults, including individuals who are gang-involved and are on probation or parole, with the focus on providing employment and support services to the population served. Certification and/or experience working with substance addicted population is highly desirable.
KNOWLEDGE & ABILITES
Individuals who are appointed to this position will be required to maintain a valid California Driver’s License throughout the tenure of employment OR demonstrate the ability to travel to various locations in a timely manner as required in the performance of duties.
The Selection Process
Stage I: The first stage in the selection process will consist of a review of each applicant employment application and supplemental questionnaire for minimum qualifications (weighted pass/fail). Applications submitted without all required materials will not be given further consideration.
Stage II: The second stage may consist of subject matter experts evaluating and rating the completed supplemental questionnaires. Applicant responses to the supplemental questions must demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities listed in the qualifications section of this announcement. The evaluation of supplemental questions may be weighted 100% of an applicant score (before residency and/or veteran points) and may determine rank on the eligible list. If a sufficient number of quality application packets are received, the supplemental screening may be followed by a third stage and the most qualified applicants will be invited to the next stage. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee advancement to Stage III.
Stage III: The third stage will consist of an oral examination that may be preceded by a brief assessment exercise (weighted 100%) and that will test the knowledge, skills and abilities listed in the qualifications section.
The ranked eligible list may be developed directly from the supplemental screening OR the results of Stage III. Candidates must earn a scale score of 70 in this examination process to be placed on the eligible list for employment consideration.
The City of Oakland reserves the right to modify the selection process as necessary to conform to administrative or business necessity.
How to Apply
Apply prior to the closing time of the job announcement and allow at least an hour to submit your application if you are a new user on the system. APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ONLINE ONLY. You may apply and view current openings by visiting our employment opportunities webpage at:
If you do not have access to a computer, there are computer stations available at any City of Oakland Public Library. There are also work stations at the Department of Human Resources Management, 150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612. Work stations are available during regular business hours (normally 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
Our on-line application system is provided by NeoGov. If you have problems while applying online, please contact the Help Desk at (877) 204-4442.
You may also call the City of Oakland Department of Human Resources Management at (510) 238-3112 for information.
Date Of Examination:
Early March 2016
Late March 2016
The City of Oakland is an EEO/ADA Employer.