Job Opening: Human Services Technician

Company
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Location
TEXARKANA, TX
Posted on
November 8, 2023

Job/Position DescriptionOVERVIEWThis position functions as an assistant to agency staff and supervisors in providing human services families involved in Child Protective Investigations (CPI) cases, including transportation and documentation of services provided. It also includes supervising visitations between parents and children and providing various clerical functions. The position interacts routinely with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) staff, representatives from various organizations, and the general public.A Human Services Technician- SAO CPI HST{target="blank"}.WHY WORK FOR DFPS?The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) is responsible for protecting the unprotected and#151; children, elderly, and people with disabilities and#151; from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. DFPS accomplishes this responsibility by employing over 12,000 workers who live up to the agency's Mission, Vision, and Values{target="blank"} in service to the citizens of Texas.DFPS is not only a qualifying organization for the Service Loan Forgiveness Program{target="blank"}, which forgives the remaining balance on college student Direct Loans after making 120 qualifying monthly payments, but also offers excellent health benefits{target="blank"}, special discounts on many products and services through the Discount Purchase Program{target="blank"}, a lifetime monthly retirement annuity as well as Texa$aver 401(k) and 457 Programs under the Employees Retirement System{target="blank"} 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. HELP US MAKE A DIFFERENCE AS:Click to explore more of what CPI Human Services Technicians{target="blank"}.For a realistic job preview for this position and about the agency, please click here{target="blank"}.Essential Job Functionsand#149; Provides transportation for clients to and from appointments as requested by caseworkers and/or Unit Supervisor.and#149; Observes and/or supervises parent and child visits. and#149; Completes appropriate forms and documentation concerning client contact including data entry into IMPACT and other agency systems.and#149; Maintain out-going paper and/or electronic appointment calendar for scheduling requests made by caseworkers/supervisor. and#149; 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.and#149; Promotes and demonstrates appropriate respect for cultural diversity among coworkers and all work-related contacts.and#149; Attends work regularly in accordance with agency leave policy.Registrations, Licensure Requirements or CertificationsThis position requires use of the applicant's personal motor vehicle to complete job functions. Applicants https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job_profile.cfm?szOrderID=587636 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.

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