Oregon Department of Human Services
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Astoria, OR

I applied in-person and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Oregon Department of Human Services in September 2009.

Interview Details – Filled out the famous 15 page long (approx.) PD 100 Oregon State Employee application.
Had a panel interviewed that consisted of 5 individuals.
Waited three weeks hoping to get hired.
I did get hired.

Interview Questions

  • 1. Please describe in detail, your education, training, and experience
    working in a social service environment and/or with a social service
    program. Please be specific and include details regarding any
    experience working directly with child welfare programs and/or child
    protective services programs.
      Answer Question
  • 2. Why have you chosen to pursue a casework position at DHS Child
    Welfare? What is your motivation?
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Negotiation Details – None, was given the salary, I didn't try to negotiate.

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