Family Service Worker - Range II and Range III

Sacramento Employment and Training Agency | Sacramento, CA

Posted Date 9/10/2021

The SACRAMENTO EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING AGENCY (SETA), a joint powers agency of the City and County of Sacramento, was formed in 1978. From its inception SETA has been an effective force in connecting people to jobs, business owners to quality employees, education and nutrition to children, assistance to refugees, and hope to many Sacramento area residents. For additional information visit us at

We are looking for a Family Services Worker – Ranges II and III to provide support at a Head Start site.

Position Summary: Under general supervision, the FSW class is responsible to maintain full enrollment at the site level and to ensure enrollments follow applicable selection criteria and enrollment procedures put in place by the Head Start and State funded programs operated by the Sacramento Employment and Training Agency.  In addition, the FSW class is responsible to provide services to families.

Starting Salary: Range II is $17.46/hour and $17.90/hour with Education Incentive

Range III is $18.30/hour and $18.76/hour with Education Incentive

Minimum Qualifications:  Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain this knowledge and ability would be:

Range II:

Previous experience in working with community groups on a paid or volunteer basis is highly desirable.  Some selection preference may be given to current or past Head Start parents; AND

  1. At least one (1) year similar work experience in the following: Responsible for carrying a caseload of 40-60 Head Start/EHS families. Responsible for data entering all fields for health events in child tracking/reporting system; maintaining state required documentation including enrollment applications, work/school verification, and completing and updating Notices of Action (NOA’s) on a routine basis; serve as an Agency representative for recruitment fairs and events that take place within the community; workshop facilitation; knowledge of funding terms and conditions for State funded programs;

Range III:

  1. At least two (2) years’ experience in carrying a caseload of up to 80 Head Start/EHS families. Ability to coordinate projects, services and activities and follow them through to conclusion; data enter enrollment applications into child tracking software databases accurately and within timelines dictated by the manager or the designee; representing Head Start in the coordination of services with a variety of community partners; providing training and technical assistance to staff including developing mentor relationships, training plans with staff and developing follow up plans and a way to monitor those plans; monitoring files using a predetermined tool, indicate areas of noncompliance, develop plans of correction, and complete with accuracy, plans of correction. 


Ranges II and III:

  1. An Associate’s Degree in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field.


A Family Development Credential.


The ability to earn one of the above within 18 months of hire.

Who May and How To Apply: This is an OPEN examination.  Open to the public, current employees, and employees eligible for transfer or voluntary demotion.  A completed SETA application must be submitted by the deadline date using the online application which can be found at  

*Due to COVID-19, the recruitment for this position may be virtual, meaning exams and interviews will utilize electronic mediums such as video conferencing.

SETA will not accept applications electronically submitted after the 5 p.m. deadline. Copies of all degrees, permits, and credentials must be attached to the application.

Upon job offer individuals will be required to complete a pre-employment health screening, TB test, background check, motor vehicle record check, and provide copies of immunization records for MMR, TDAP and flu (or flu waiver).

Posting Date:  Friday, September 10, 2021

Final Filing Date:  Thursday, September 23, 2021 by 5 p.m.

SETA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.


  • Medical Benefits (6 plans to choose from)
  • Dental Benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Educational Reimbursement: up to $1500 annually
  • Access to the Public Employee Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Paid Jury Duty
  • Pension (mandatory contribution required)
  • Retirement Health Savings Accounts and 457 plans
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Regional Transit Monthly Pass Reimbursement
Salary17.46 Hour
Job Category
Program Administration
Full time

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