Polk County Social Services has an opening for a Social Worker position in our Crookston office. This position will be a part of our behavioral health unit and will be instrumental in providing outreach, assessment, referral and/or case management to adults struggling with social, emotional, or behavioral challenges, including substance use problems. This position will also provide care coordination to disabled adults that have services through a Special Needs Basic Care healthcare plan. This exciting career gives Social Workers the opportunity to work directly with people in our communities to assist them in improving circumstances in their life that may have contributed to negative outcomes. A successful candidate must communicate well, be able to work alongside other community responders and attend to multiple priorities. Polk County offers a highly competitive benefits package including affordable healthcare plans through BCBS with attractive low-cost family healthcare plans, dental, vision, life, long-term and short-term disability coverage; flexible spending accounts; PERA retirement with contributions made by the County, vacation and sick leave, and access to many other health and wellness programs. Applicants must be Merit System eligible for appointment to the classification of Social Worker (To submit an online application to Merit System go to: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mnmeritsystem/default.cfm). Wage range for this position is $26.22 – $33.34/hour. For more information about the position, please contact Molly Paulsrud at 218-470-8417 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to apply is July 8, 2022. Position will remain open until filled. Polk County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.