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Social Worker (LSW/LISW) - Public Defender

Expiration Date: 12/29/2017

Job Title: Social Worker  -  Department: Public Defender

Salary Range: $40,768 to $45,427


  • A commitment to the mission of the Public Defender’s Office in providing high quality legal representation for indigent client
  •  Bachelor’s degree in Social Work with LSW Licensure
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to multi-task and flexibility in handling unexpected issues. 


Master’s degree in Social Work with LISW Licensure Experience working in the criminal justice system Experience facilitating groups Experience and understanding of statistics.

All applications must be submitted by December 29, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. and must include the following:

  • A cover letter
  • resume
  • three professional references

These materials should be addressed and delivered in person, or by mail, to:

Chief Public Defender Mark Stanton
c/o Administrator Mark Budzar
Cuyahoga County Public Defender’s Office
310 Lakeside Avenue, Suite 400
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Reasonable accommodation is available to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability that needs to be accommodated, please contact the Department of Human Resources/ADA Coordinator at (216) 443-7190.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Smoke-free and Drug-free workplace.

All job offers are made with the understanding that prospective employees pass a drug test and a criminal background investigation prior to being hired.

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