New Job County Caseworker 1 (Local Government) Luzerne County C&Y (Multiple Vacancies) In Pennsylvania

County Caseworker 1 (Local Government) Luzerne County C&Y (Multiple Vacancies)
County Caseworker 1 (Local Government) Luzerne County C&Y (Multiple Vacancies)

County Caseworker 1 (Local Government) Luzerne County C&Y (Multiple Vacancies)

Company : Commonwealth of PA
Salary : $32,419 a year
Location : Pennsylvania

Full Description


Do you want to help make a difference with children and families in day to day life events? Luzerne County Children & Youth Services is looking for people like you! Luzerne County has an immediate need for County Caseworker 1 positions in its Children, Youth, and Families agency. Located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, Luzerne County Government offers many exciting and challenging opportunities to learn and grow in a career while making a difference in the lives of Luzerne County families.


The Caseworker 1 will participate in training programs to provide basic knowledge relative to agency purpose, services provided, client population characteristics, and applicable laws, methods, procedures, rules and regulations governing the operation of the agency. Knowledge will be learned about the network of available community resources by reviewing resource files, site visits, and working with and observing higher level caseworker staff.

The employee will perform a variety of entry level social services and case management duties designed to provide supportive services to children, youth and families, people who are mentally disabled, people who are physically challenged, and others. The employee will provide or assist in the provision of social services, such as placement of children and adults in foster or adoptive homes, day care centers, domiciliary care facilities, or institutions. The employee will guide clients in home and budget management, housing, child care and parenting skills, employment, recreation and living arrangements to assist the child and family.

Work Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (M-F) with a 30 minute lunch
**Telework eligible (part-time) - Telework hours vary based upon daily tasks and agency needs.**



  • You must have successfully examined and have a current score on file. If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the COUNTY CASEWORKER 1 – CHILDREN AND YOUTH (ONLINE EXAM) posting and follow the directions provided.
  • PA residency requirement is currently waived for this title.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirements:

  • A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports at your expense. See hiring agency contact information.

Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at [email protected].

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Benefit packages are determined by the county and may vary. Please contact the applicable county human resource office directly to inquire about a specific benefit package.