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City of Sanford-General Assistance Caseworker

Start Date: June 17, 2024 | End Date: July 25, 2024
County: York County
Job Type: General Assistance

General Assistance Case Worker

The City of Sanford is accepting applications for a Full-Time Case Worker with our General Assistance Department.

This is a highly responsible administrative and technical position involved in determining the eligibility of applicants for the General Assistance program and referral to other services offered within the community.

Employee of this class is in frequent contact with the general public and must exercise tact and discernment in those contacts.  Work involves various typing, recordkeeping and bookkeeping assignments.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the General Assistance Director, subject to review through observation, results obtained and methods used.  Work is of a highly confidential nature.

High School Graduate or GED Certificate required, supplemented by courses in bookkeeping and business subjects.  Experience in a Social Service Agency and keeping and recording of financial transactions highly desirable.  Customer service required.  Previous municipal office experience desirable.  Any equivalent combination of experience and training considered in lieu of the above.

Please refer to the job description for a detailed listing of the responsibilities for the position.  The summary of benefits included outlines the pay and benefits being offered. 

Application and instruction packets may be obtained from the Human Resources Department or online @ under the Employment Opportunities icon.

                                     ~Applications will be reviewed as received~

                                Applications and Resumes must be returned to:

Director of Human Resources

                                                                City of Sanford

                                                                919 Main Street

                                                            Sanford, ME  04073


Internal and External Posting:     Monday, June 17th, 2024

Deadline:                                          Thursday, July 25th, 2024 at 5:30 PM


**Internal Applicants will be considered first as per the Collective Bargaining Agreement


The City of Sanford is an equal opportunity employer.

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