DCS CASE MANAGER 3

State of Tennessee

Pulaski and Jasper, TN

Government , Health Care , HR, Office & Administrative Support


Position Description / Responsibilities

Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for professional case management work of considerable difficulty and lead work of routine difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: This is the lead level class in the DCS Case Manager job series. An employee in this class is responsible for leading and training subordinates in the performance of case management work for children under the State's supervision, in State custody, or at risk of State custody, and their families. This class differs from DCS Case Manager 2* in that an incumbent of the latter performs working level case management work. This class differs from DCS Case Manager 4 in that an incumbent of the latter performs supervisory work over an entire case management team or single/small in an institutional setting.


Position Requirements

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree and two years of professional experience providing child welfare services including, but not limited to, one or a combination of the following: social, psychological, or correctional counseling or case management; volunteer services coordination for a children's service program; and/or juvenile classification coordination.

Substitution of Graduate Education for Experience: A graduate degree in social work or a related behavioral science field may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of one year (e.g., 36 graduate quarter hours may be substituted for one year of required experience).


Application Instructions

Apply Here: TN.gov/Careers

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