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Burnett County
Government Center
7410 County Road K
Siren, WI 54872
Social Worker - Child Protection

Burnett County is accepting applications for a full-time social worker to provide services for CPS Families. Duties include case management, assessing needs of families, placement determinations, making court recommendations, collaborating with community resources, and receiving/documenting abuse and neglect referrals.  In addition, this position may provide voluntary case management services. This position will provide Access Intake duties on a rotating basis and also participate in a 24-hour juvenile intake on-call rotation.

Job Description
  • Position:    Social Worker - Child Protection Services   
  • Location:   Burnett County Government Center
  • Status:      Full-Time - Non-Exempt - 37.5 Hours/Week 
  • Wage:       $23.79 - $25.72/Hour DOQ plus excellent Fringe Benefits

Please view: Position Description


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree with a major in social work or a closely related field, Wisconsin Certification as a Social Worker or eligible for Certification within 2 years of hire, valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and proficient computer skills.    


Relevant formal preparation would include prior work experience as a Social Worker in a County Setting; a working knowledge of social work principles, ethics and boundaries, and familiarity with Chapters 48 and 938 of the Wisconsin Children’s Code; and knowledge of the EWISACWIS computer system and county child protection and juvenile justice experience is preferred.  State training will be required to meet standards for specific job duties.


Educational criteria includes:  30 hours of continuing education as well as 4 hours ethics and boundaries.  Mandated trainings for County Employment include: HIPAA (Privacy, Security & Confidentiality), Fraud, Abuse & Waste Prevention, Civil Rights compliance, Blood-borne Pathogen.

To download an application, please view the Burnett County Application.

(Please note:  The application may be filled out electronically, however it must be printed out and/or submitted by email, mail, fax or dropped off at the address at the top of the form.)

For More Information

Burnett County Administration / Human Resources Office
Burnett County Government Center - Room #190
7410 County Road K, #116
Siren, WI  54872

You can also contact us by calling: 715-349-2181
Fax:  715-349-2180

Wage will be dependent on qualifications and experience

 Applications Reviewed Upon Receipt - Open Until Filled

Burnett County is an Equal Opportunity Employer