Child Protective Services or CPS is posting "help wanted signs" across the state.
The agency wants to fill 850 new child-abuse investigator positions over the next two years. By 2007, CPS will hire another 1,700 new employees. They include 400 supervisors and 77 family-based safety services caseworkers. The positions will require a bachelor's degree.
The hiring call is in response to Senate Bill 6, which aims to revamp CPS. Governor Rick Perry signed the bill Tuesday.