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Employment Opportunity - Franklin County

Social Worker - Municipal Unit

The Franklin County Public Defender is searching for a Social Worker, Municipal Unit.

Works with Attorney's to develop information relative to clients' problems, environment, behavior patterns to propose positive alternatives to incarceration or other penalties

Four year degree in an accredited college or university in Social Work and must have current license for social work in the State of Ohio

The starting salary is $40,361.00, or higher based on experience.

County benefits include medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage as well as paid vacation after one year.

Expires after 01/21/2020

Send resume and cover letter to:
Franklin County Public Defender
Attention: Maria Rice, HR Officer
373 S. High Street, 12th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215

or email to:



Social Worker I and II (PDF)