Goverment Jobs
Published
January 29, 2020
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Job Type

Description

Description

The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) provides a wide range of human services designed to promote self-sufficiency, safety and well-being for all Georgians. The department is one of the largest agencies in state government with an annual budget of $1.8 billion and nearly 9,000 employees. DHS is comprised of three Divisions: the Division of Aging Services, the Division of Child Support Services, and the Division of Family and Children Services.

The office of Inspector General (OIG) was created in September 2007 to provide objective oversight over the programmatic activities of DHS Offices and Divisions in order to ensure that Agency work is conducted i compliance with established policies and procedures. The OIG is comprised of five units: Background Investigations, Benefits Recovery, Internal Audits, Internal Investigations and Residential Child Care.

OIG is seeking candidates for the position of Compliance Monitor 2. This position is located at 2 Peachtree Street Atlanta GA. but will have a heavy concentration in Muscogee County and surrounding areas. Additionally, the position allows for a significant amount of telework after the first six months and upon completion of the training.The position reports to the Manager of Residential Child Care Licensing Unit.

Job Description

Pay Grade: H

This position reports to the RCCL Supervisor. The incumbent in this position identifies issues of non-compliance through licensure inspections and foster home visits that include review of agency resident and personnel records; review of policies and procedures; inspection of facility buildings and grounds; and interviews with children, staff members and other collaborative contacts.

Under limited supervision the Compliance Monitor 2:

  • Evaluates and inspects residential child care related facilities/agencies regulated by the state to determine compliance with applicable state and/or federal rules and regulations.
  • Develops written survey reports based on principles of documentation, relevant knowledge obtained from training and education, coordination and exchange of information with other service providers and public and private social service agencies.
  • Confers with administrators to discuss areas of noncompliance and interprets and clarifies policies relative to violations noted.
  • Provides advisement to administrators of facilities as to how to achieve compliance, develops timeframes for achieving compliance, provides technical assistance to meet desired goals and conducts follow up assessments to ensure sustained compliance.
  • Provides expertise in areas such as foster care or adoption services, treatment planning, interviewing techniques, conducting investigations and case management.
  • Conducts both onsite and off-site investigations.
  • Provides legal testimony, as required.
  • Performs other professional responsibilities as assigned.

Core Competencies:

  • Home based technology that is equipped with a Windows based operating system and high speed internet access in order to receive the agency's software applications required for candidates approved to telework.
  • Compliance with State of GA teleworking policy requirements.
  • Ability to engage in moderate state-wide travel for work-related responsibilities.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and consistent access to an insured vehicle.
  • Excellent investigative, oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and/or standard software applications typically used in a corporate office environment.
Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED AND Three (3) years of experience in a technical job related to the area of assignment. May require a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates who, in addition to meeting the minimum
qualifications, demonstrate some or all of the following skills/experience:

  • Master's degree in social sciences or public administration from an approved, accredited college or university or Bachelor's degree in social sciences or public administration from an approved, accredited college or university and two (2) years related work experience in area of assignment (e.g., case manager, investigator).
  • Experience working with Residential Child Care programs.
  • Experience generating and managing high volume, detailed work requiring critical thinking skills.
Additional Information

Employment Information

Current State employees are subject to State Personnel Board rules regarding salary.

The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) accepts educational credential recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and/or the US Department of Education (DOE) will be considered. DHS will contact educational institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.

Criminal Background Checks/Applicant Privacy Rights

All applicants may be subject to a drug screen, motorvehicle report check and may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of criminal history information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Applicants have the right to challenge the contents of any criminal history record obtained for the purpose of employment with DHS. For an explanation of these rights, please read, "Applicant Privacy Rights" at:http://gbi.georgia.gov/sites/gbi.georgia.gov/files/related_files/document/ApplicantPrivacyRights.pdf

As an employee of DHS, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.

If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: [email protected].

DHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of DHS to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

In addition to a competitive salary, DHS offers a generous benefits package, which includes employee retirement plan; paid holidays annually; vacation and sick leave; health, dental, vision, legal, disability, accidental death and dismemberment, health and child care spending account. Visithttp://team.georgia.gov/for more information.

Insurance

Health, dental, vision, legal, disability, accidental death and dismemberment, healthcare and childcare spending accounts, and life insurance plans are available.

Health Benefits: 1-800-610-1863State Health Benefit Plan

Flexible Benefits:1-877-342-7339GA Breeze Portal

Retirement

State employees participate in the Employee's Retirement System. Contributions are based on a percentage of salary and service date entry

Employee Retirement System: 1-800-805-4609ERS Website

Deferred Compensation

Tax shelter plans are available that enable employees to provide for greater retirement security. Fund programs are available in both 457(k) and 401(k) plans.

Peach State Reserves: 1-877-342-7339ERS / Peach State Reserves

Credit Union

Employees are eligible to become members of theAtlanta Postal Credit UnionandGeorgia United Credit Union

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The answers you provide to the supplemental questions will be used to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Your responses pertaining to specific work experience and education must be clearly shown in the areas for work history and education on your application. Your application must be completed in full before it is submitted. We do not accept additional information after your application has been received by the Office of Human Resources. Do you accept these conditions?

  • Yes
  • No
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What is your highest level of education completed?

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Associate's Degree
  • Some College/Tech
  • High School Diploma
  • GED
  • None of the Above
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What is your highest level of education completed?

  • Doctorate Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Associate's Degree
  • Some College/Tech
  • High School Diploma
  • GED
  • None of the Above
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Do you have ALL of the following: access to a car, possession of a valid Georgia Driver's License, and the ability to Travel statewide?

  • Yes
  • No
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Do you have high speed internet and the ability to work from home?

  • No
  • Yes
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Which of the following areas most accurately reflect your previous paid work experience in which you were required to interpret and apply laws, regulations, and policies as part of your routine job duties?

  • Foster care, adoption and/or group homes
  • Department of Family and Children Services.
  • Department of Juvenile Justice.
  • None of my previous paid work experience required me to perform in these areas.
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Are you a current or former State of Georgia employee?

  • Yes
  • No
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If yes, please provide your employee ID number

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    The answers you provide to the supplemental questions will be used to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Your responses pertaining to specific work experience and education must be clearly shown in the areas for work history and education on your application. Your application must be completed in full before it is submitted. We do not accept additional information after your application has been received by the Office of Human Resources. Do you accept these conditions?

    • Yes
    • No
    10
    Do you have high speed internet and the ability to work from home?

    • Yes
    • No
    11
    Which of the following areas most accurately reflect your previous paid work experience in which you were required to interpret and apply laws, regulations, and policies as part of your routine job duties?

    • Foster care, Adoption, and/or group homes.
    • Department of Family and Children Services.
    • Department of Juvenile Justice.
    • None of my previous paid work experience required me to perform in these areas.
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    Are you a current or former State of Georgia employee?

    • Yes
    • No
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    Do you have ALL of the following: access to a car, possession of a valid Georgia Driver's License, and the ability to Travel statewide?

    • Yes
    • No

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