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Job Opening: Ashland County Job and Family Services - Social Worker

September 14, 2021

 Ashland County Dept. of Job  and Family Services
Position:  Social Service Worker 2
Full time – Wage commensurate with experience                
Division:  Child & Adult Protective Services    

Ashland County DJFS is seeking highly motivated, compassionate, and dedicated individuals to join our team in ensuring child safety while promoting family growth and accountability.

Primary Duties (non-exclusive):  Duties include: receiving and investigating allegations of child or adult abuse or neglect; maintaining a caseload of abuse/neglect cases; preparing cases for judicial or administrative reviews; providing court testimony; preparing and maintaining forms and correspondence; meeting deadlines; and ensuring compliance with state and federal mandates for children and adult protective services.

Qualifications: (1) Bachelor's degree in social work or a related field (2) A valid Ohio driver's license (3) All positions are subject to employment verification, criminal background check, fingerprinting, alcohol and drug screening, motor vehicle report check, and approval by the Ashland County Commissioners.


  • Health Care Benefits
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Educational Incentives
  • Generous Leave - personal leave available for immediate use; compensatory time; vacation time; sick leave incentive program allowing accrual of additional leave or pay every 90 days.
  • Longevity Pay Increases
  • Positive and supportive environment

How to Apply:  Interested candidates should submit: (1) a cover letter (2) a resume (3) a list with three professional references (4) and a completed civil service application to Julie Shay via email: or by mail at: 15 West Fourth St., Ashland, Oh 44805.

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