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McKenzie County Social Services-Social Worker II

Exciting Long-term Job Opportunity with McKenzie County

McKenzie County Social Services- Social Worker II (27-6192)

Hiring Range: $4,400 -$5,200 Monthly

·         Requires licensure as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) by the North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners (NDCC 43-41); and one year of professional human services work experience a s a social worker, human relations counselor, developmental disabilities case manager, mental illness case manager, vocational rehabilitation counselor, activity therapist, addiction counselor, registered nurse, employment counselor, or a similar professional level position in the public or private sector; OR a master’s degree in social work and licensure as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) by the ND Board of Social Work Examiners.

·         If unable to find qualified candidates, will consider underfilling as a Social Worker I (4211) , with a minimum starting salary of $3,586 per month. Requires a bachelor’s degree in social work and a current ND social work license.

·         If no qualified applicants are found, we will consider underfilling as a Social Worker Trainee (9240 ), with a minimum starting salary of $3,000 per month.  Minimum qualifications requires a bachelor's or master's degree in social work from an accredited school and eligibility for licensure as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) as determined by the North Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners (NDCC Chapter 43-41) within 90 days of employment.

·         Individuals may be required to work non-traditional hours.  This position requires the ability to visit clients in their own homes and some transportation of clients.  A valid North Dakota license is required and the employee must have his/her own automobile and adequate insurance.


·         To assist the elderly and disabled in receiving services under and Home and Community Based Service Programs (SPED, Expanded SPED, Medicaid State Plan, Basic Care Screenings, Family Home Care, Respite Care).  This position also includes: child protection services, and wraparound case management, foster care case management, foster care placements, foster parent licensing,  provide court testimony, court preparations, on call for emergency services, family, and individual social work, educational programs, advocacy, and information and referral.

  McKenzie County offers an excellent benefit package including:

Health Insurance – Health & Child Care -Flexible Spending- Program Group Life Insurance – Retirement

Optional Deferred Comp Plan- Vacation – Sick Leave – Personal Leave – Paid Holidays


The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act. As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

Closing Date is March 27th, 2019

To Apply: Access application form online at: .     An applicant who is a resident of North Dakota and eligible to claim veterans’ preference must abide by the Department of Veterans Affairs guidelines available at

 Position Number: 323-27-00-5905 or Contact Desiree Sorenson at Social Services 701-444-7464

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