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  • 510142
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: Dec 9 2022 at 23:55 MST

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Program Specialist III – Foster Care Review Board

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Dependent Children’s Services - Tucson

$49,533.00 annualized ($23.81 hourly)

All positions are open until filled.

This position is eligible for an employee referral incentive payment of $1,000.00 (conditions apply).

If you are interested in improving the lives of children, have experience in child welfare issues, social work or volunteer management and enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment, the Foster Care Review Board (FCRB) Program can provide that opportunity. The FCRB Program Specialist provides professional level recommendation reports to the Juvenile Court Judges, as well as maintains professional relationships with various child welfare stakeholders and the public.

The selected candidate will facilitate citizen review boards which review the cases of children in out-of-home care. This position is responsible to prepare, and schedule assigned cases; provide notice to interested parties; coordinate the exchange of information during each review, develop, prepare and distribute the recommendation report for the court and all interested parties; recruit potential board members; develop professional relationships with case managers, board members and other community service providers; State Board and community outreach / recruitment duties as assigned.

This position may be eligible for a hybrid-telework schedule once the employee has completed six (6) months of employment and has sufficiently proved their ability to perform assigned tasks.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program qualified employer.

The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in public administration, court administration, social science or a related field and two years’ experience in a related field, or equivalent. Other requirements include superior verbal and written communication skills and adeptness in performing multi tasks are essential; knowledge of the Arizona laws, policies and procedures pertaining to foster care and the operation of the Foster Care Review Boards; knowledge of the Arizona Department of Child Protective Services policies and procedures. Statewide overnight travel required.

Travel level: up to 10%.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Only applicants whose backgrounds most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to interview. Requests for a special accommodation to participate in the interview process should be made at the time you are contacted to schedule an interview. The Selection Process may include computer testing (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, proofreading, typing, etc.) and first and/or second round panel interviews. This is a Regular, Full-time, non-exempt position.


The Arizona Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Court offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Accrued vacation pay and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays per year 
  • Health and dental insurance 
  • Retirement plan 
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance 
  • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance 
  • By providing the option of a full-time or part-time remote work schedule, employees enjoy improved work/life balance, report higher job satisfaction, and are more productive. Remote work is a management option and not an employee entitlement or right. An agency may
    terminate a remote work agreement at its discretion.


  • Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 
  • Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

The Arizona Supreme Court is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer


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.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.