Join the Westchester County Department of Social Services and make a difference. 

Our team of dedicated employees impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of Westchester's most vulnerable residents, ensuring their health and safety and empowering them to become independent.

WCDSS offers a supportive and inclusive working environment, great pay and benefits, and outstanding paths for career growth.

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What We Do

The mission of the Westchester County Department of Social Services is to empower its customers to become independent and to ensure the health, safety and protection of vulnerable adults and children.

We assist citizens of Westchester County through services in various areas. These include:

  • Child support
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Home energy costs
  • Medical
  • Child welfare
  • Adult protection
Career Opportunities at WCDSS

We have numerous positions available that are in demand in varying professions. These include but are not limited to:

Job Benefits

No matter what your position is, we have great benefits for all of our employees. These include:

  • Family medical, dental, and vision
  • Time off (annual, personal, sick, and bereavement leave)
  • NYS Retirement System/Pension plan
  • 457b plan (similar to a 401k but for government employees)
  • Tuition reimbursement, waivers, and reductions
Getting Started at WCDSS
  • Under New York State civil service law, everyone seeking employment for a competitive position in civil service must take an exam.
  • These exams may be given every few months to every few years, depending on the position and need to fill positions.
  • For more information on examinations and job postings visit the Westchester County Department of Human Resources web page or email us at
Upcoming Civil Service Exams

For a list of upcoming civil service exams, visit our Civil Service Examinations website.

Hot Jobs

Become a Senior Social Caseworker smallBecome a Senior Social Case Worker – Find Out More!
The Westchester County Department of Social Services is hiring Senior Social Caseworkers and Senior Social Caseworker (Spanish Speaking) to support families and their children through assessment, advocacy, and connection to services and interventions.

Learn how you can join our team of dedicated child welfare professionals!  

Senior Social Caseworker Video FAQs
Wondering what it's like to be a Senior Social Caseworker at Westchester DSS?  Watch your future colleagues answer some frequently asked questions