NOTE: This is a supervisory
position. Under provision of the Civil
Service Reform Act, first-time supervisors are required to serve a probationary
period before their appointment becomes final.
Those who do not satisfactorily complete the probationary period will be
returned to positions of no lower grade and pay than those they occupied before
assuming their supervisory assignment.
NOTE: If the position is filled at a
lower grade level, subsequent promotion to the next grade level will be
processed without competition under the Merit Promotion Program at such time as
performance and qualification requirements are met and classification review
discloses the duties being performed properly warrant classification to the
next higher grade level.
OF DUTIES: The incumbent serves as Chief of the
Agency Branch of Social Services under the general direction of the Agency Superintendent
with wide and full latitude for complete independent action and initiative
· Acts as consultant
to the Agency Superintendent, Tribal Administration, and Tribal Court on
matters relating to Social Services. Coordinates Branch objectives with other
· Administers a
comprehensive Social Services which includes, but is not limited to Child
Welfare Assistance, Supervised Individual Indian Money (IIM) cases, Emergency
Assistance, Burial Assistance, services only to individuals, families, and
groups, and the coordination of services to clients in various placements.
· Responsible for the
administration, development, execution, and evaluation of the entire Social
professional level direction for family centered casework to assist in
adjustments of family members toward one another, and in their relationship
outside the home.
· Performs supervisory
duties over four professional social workers, and one program assistant.
· Prepares annual
program budgets, revising them as appropriate in order to conform to program
activities, needs, and budgetary constraints.
· Prepares and submits
quarterly, fiscal, progress reports, and assures accuracy of monthly
statistical reports of all program activities. Accepts applications for
services, determines eligibility, and provides appropriate services to
· Maintains case
records reflecting decisions on applications and narration of services
· Responsible for
coordination and consultation with agencies at tribal, local, county, state,
and national level for purpose of developing and provision of social services to
· Assess the social
needs of the Reservation, when it is found that these needs remain unmet,
develops or creates programs or locates resources to meet these needs.