Director of Adult Protective Services
State of Vermont | Waterbury, VT
This position is responsible for directing the Adult Protective Services component of the Division of Licensing and Protection. Supervisory, consultative, and administrative work managing investigations for the Department Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living (DAIL). The primary goal of the position is to provide leadership for a system of supports, both investigative and through services to support the health, safety and well-being of vulnerable adults. Duties include responsibility for investigator supervision, contractual services, public education, coordination of human services, coordination of joint investigations, policies and procedures, and budget. Work is performed under the supervision of the Licensing & Protection Division Director. Experience working with Adult Protective Services preferred.
Who May Apply
This position, Director of Adult Protective Services (Job Requisition #1661) , is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Joe.Nusbaum@vermont.gov
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting
AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS: Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position. In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.
Duties are performed in an office setting although significant statewide activity is required for which private means of transportation must be available. Appearances before a variety of publics is essential, often during evenings and weekends. The incumbent must deal with a variety of emotional issues involving the elderly and their treatment in society.
Master's degree in social work or public health AND two (2) years or more of professional level experience in investigative casework, in a long term care program, or in public administration.
Bachelor's degree AND three (3) years or more of professional level experience in investigative casework, in a long term care program, or in public administration.
Two years of full-time college coursework or an associate's degree AND five (5) years or more of professional level experience in investigative casework, in a long term care program, or in public administration.
High School diploma or equivalent AND seven (7) years or more of professional level experience in investigative casework, in a long term care program, or in public administration.
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
- 80% State paid medical premium
- Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
- Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
- Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
- Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
- Low cost group life insurance
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Incentive-based Wellness Program
- Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
AHS Affirmative Recruitment
The Vermont Agency of Human Services strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity. We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the increasing diversity of Vermont. To view the State of Vermont's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy, please click here .
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier