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  September 02, 2014

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS


Please review the following instructions to determine which options are available to assist you in applying for OKDHS positions. If you do not meet one of the following categories you cannot apply directly to OKDHS. Instead, you must use the Office of Personnel Management   job application system to be considered for this agency's positions.

Anyone with a bachelor's degree may apply to OKDHS for child welfare specialist positions. If you would like more information about this job, please visit A Day in the Life of a Child Welfare Specialist, this link directs you to another site. To return please use the back button. To proceed to our current job announcements click here Job Announcements.

If you are an employee of the State of Oklahoma you may be eligible to apply directly to OKDHS for most positions. If you are serving in a probationary status and do not have reinstatement eligibility, you are not eligible to apply directly to this agency for most positions.

If you are unsure of reinstatement eligibility, you may contact the Office of Personnel Management at 405-521-2171 or the OKDHS Employment Services Unit at 405-521-3613, weekdays from 8:00 to 5:00.

If you have reinstatement eligibility you can apply directly to OKDHS. If you are a former OKDHS employee be sure to click on the "Check here if you are a current or former OKDHS employee" box on the Application Information Page.

If you are not a permanent employee of the State of Oklahoma you may apply for positions in the unclassified service that are open to applicants from all sources. These positions are readily identified by noting that the job title will be listed in all capital letters and the announcement number will end with the letter "U" (example: 08-Z035U). Job Announcements.

If you have any questions regarding how to apply for OKDHS positions please contact our Employment Services Unit at 405-521-3613, weekdays from 8:00 to 5:00.