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Description/Job Summary


This is a highly responsible management position, which administers the delivery of a wide range of child protective programs. This position requires a working knowledge of Agency procedures, state and federal laws, administrative rules and regulations pertaining to the mission of child protective services, as well as personnel rules and regulations. The incumbent reports directly to the Director of Family Services and will be responsible to motivate, communicate, evaluate, plan and direct the work of the Unit Managers and/or team leaders. This position is responsible for county wide and/or cross county services, to include budget monitoring and maintenance.


  • Master's Degree with at least five (5) years experience in human services or related field and two (2) years experience in supervision/management OR a Bachelors Degree with at least six (6) years experience and three (3) years of supervision/ management. A doctorate may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience..
  • The following related degrees will be accepted: Counseling, Social Work, Human Services, Education, Human Sciences, Law, Behavioral Sciences, Human Development, Psychology, Social Policy, Sociology, Public Administration, Education, Community Development, Health Science, Political Science, and Criminal Justice/Criminology.
  • Certification as a Child Protection Professional. If not certified, must complete certification within one year of employment.

To Apply

Interested applicants please visit and complete the on-line application. If you require additional assistance, please call Human Resources at 850-469-3729.

Lakeview Center is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free/Nicotine Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING/NICOTINE TESTING REQUIRED

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