The Alabama Department of Human Resources seeks to partner with
communities to promote family stability and provide for the safety and
self-sufficiency of vulnerable Alabamians. We strive to be an
organization which is: client focused, knowledge driven, results
oriented, based on cooperation and collaboration with all stakeholders,
based on open and effective communications, and structured to provide
quality and timely services.
In doing this work, DHR, seeks to provide all counties with adequate
resources and staff to assist in our mission and vision. DHR offers
exciting job opportunities for social workers, caseworkers, and
financial support workers in Child Welfare, Adult Protective Services
and Financial Support Programs.
State jobs in the classified service are under the merit system. The
merit system is based on competition, and positions are filled on an
equal opportunity basis. To be considered for a job, you must be on an
employment register; and hiring is done by the Department from names
certified by the
State Personnel Department
Please review our job opportunities to see if you qualify to become a
part of our workforce.
Opportunities available for Social
Opportunities for individuals with degrees related to Social Work
Opportunities available for employment in Financial Assistance Programs
Opportunities available for Administrative
In order to qualify for a state job, you must first meet the
These requirements can be found on any job announcement under the
heading: "Qualifications Needed to Apply" Announcements for both
current job listings and continuous job
can be accessed here on our web site. They can
also be obtained from our office or any local Employment Service Office.
You should review each announcement carefully, noting the location of
the job opening, minimum qualifications, description of job duties, and
any special requirements. Taking the time to thoroughly review each
announcement will help you avoid applying for jobs that may not interest
you, or for which you may not qualify.
You may also refer to our Career Guide
which contains a listing and brief description of many jobs in the State
classified service. Jobs are categorized by occupation which can help
you quickly identify a number of job classes in your area of interest.
Finally, if you still cannot find what you are looking for, you may call
the State Personnel Department directly and speak to one of our
employment counselors. This person will be happy to help you in your job