DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY
Your Partner For A Stronger Arizona
Adult Protective Services (APS) Investigator 3
3274 Bob Dr. Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
Would you like to be part of an amazing culture that helps assist Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance? The Arizona Department of Economic Security is looking for individuals who are committed to service, community, and teamwork.
Why Should You Apply?
We offer a competitive benefits package that is unmatched by the private sector and a culture that encourages team success and advocates for personal advancement.
Affordable Health, Dental, Vision and Life and Disability Insurance
10 holidays per year
Paid Vacation and Sick time off - start earning it your 1st day
Eligible to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (must meet qualifications)
Contribute to, and participate in the Arizona State Retirement System
Ride Share and Public Transit Subsidy
Career Advancement Opportunities
Apply through azstatejobs.azdoa.gov. For questions about this career opportunity, please call (602) 542-6868. Requests for accommodations can be made by calling this number or by clicking this link to access the ADA Job Board.
The Division of Aging and Adult Services is seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as an Adult Protective Services (APS) Investigator 3. The individual in this position performs a variety of case-related activities, providing direct and indirect assistance to vulnerable, elderly and/or incapacitated adults.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of risk assessment for elder mistreatment, human behavior, abusive adults, medical illnesses and psychological abuse
Knowledge of physical behavioral indicators of abuse and/or neglect of mentally disabled and/or seriously mentally ill (SMI) adults and frail elderly
Knowledge of substance abuse and its effects
Knowledge of judicial system as it relates to the appointment of Guardian/Conservator
Knowledge of legal issues and social work principles
Skill in verbal and written communications
Skill in establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships
Skill in interviewing to extract pertinent information and listening via telephone in particular
Skill in needs assessment of vulnerable and frail elderly
Skill in organization and time management.
Skill in Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to learn and adhere to federal and state laws, regulations and policies as they relate to APS
Ability to learn and adhere to searching the APS computer system
Ability to maintain confidentiality and accurately apply applicable statues, policies and procedures
Ability to retrieve data, conduct research and write concise reports
Ability to evaluate risk, set priorities and delegate work assignments
Licenses and Certifications:
A Level One Clearance Card from the Arizona Department of Public Safety is required to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position, in accordance with A.R.S. 41-1968. This can be applied for and obtained post-interview, but must be received before an offer can be extended.
Have a current, valid Arizona State issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employee is subject to driver's license record checks and must maintain an acceptable driving record in accordance with DES Fleet Management-Safety Program policy and procedures (DES 1-07-26 & DES 1-07-26-01), valid motor vehicle insurance and registration, and must complete any required training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
Travel will be required for State business. Employees who drive on state business must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.) Employees may be required to use their own transportation if a state vehicle is not available, as well as maintaining valid motor vehicle insurance and current Arizona vehicle registration; however, mileage will be reimbursed.
Candidates for this position shall be subject to a search of both the Child Protective Services Central Registry pursuant to A.R.S. 8-804 and the Adult Protective Services Registry pursuant to A.R.S. 46-459
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Under Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI and VII), and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) of 2008; the Department prohibits discrimination in admissions, programs, services, activities, or employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics and retaliation. To request this document in alternative format or for further information about this policy, contact your local office; TTY/TDD Services: 7-1-1. Free language assistance for DES services is available upon request.
State Of Arizona