State Of South Dakota Rapid City , SD 57702
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Job ID: 11137
Agency: Department of Social Services; Division of Economic Assistance
Salary: $16.61 - $17.45 per hour; depending on experience
Pay Grade: GH
For more information on the Department of Social Services, please visit https://dss.sd.gov/.
Why the Department of Social Services?
At the Department of Social Services (DSS), family is everything. It's the foundation of what we do every day through provision of services to strengthen and support the citizens of South Dakota. Our work is driven with our vision to build Strong Families, South Dakota's Foundation and Our Future. We believe families have the right to be safe and secure. We also believe in respecting individual and cultural differences by treating people with dignity, fairness, and respect. And, we believe in collaborative communications, teamwork, partnerships and trust for essential family services. Sound intriguing?
As a Department of Social Services employee, you will have a chance to experience:
Making a difference- You will have an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of fellow South Dakotans.
Who we want:
What you will do:
We are currently looking to hire an individual who is excited to serve the public.
This position assesses and analyzes current life circumstances and financial capabilities to provide assistance and services to low income individuals and their families by interviewing, counseling, and identifying available resources; obtaining records, verifying collateral information and determining eligibility for multiple social service programs; responding to public inquiries regarding social services and benefits; and interpreting rules, regulations, and policies to ensure appropriate benefits and services are provided in an effective and expedient manner to assist in the individual's basic self-sufficiency.
To be considered, you must complete a DSS questionnaire, specific to this job, and attach it to your application.
Click http://bhr.sd.gov/dss/QEABenefitsSpecialist.pdf to access the questionnaire.
Save or download the questionnaire to your computer.
*Do not complete the questionnaire online within your browser. You may lose entered information.
Open the saved questionnaire and complete.
Once complete, select File and then Save as. Save the questionnaire to include your last name in the file name.
To ensure your information is saving, complete a small section, save as, and open.
Attach the questionnaire to the attachments section of your application as the DSS Questionnaire document type.
A bachelor's degree in social science, behavioral science, or other human service related fields, business administration, public administration, education, or public health, and/or experience in health care administration, finance, accounting, or insurance is preferred. Entry level knowledge and abilities may be acquired through any combination of training and/or experience that will enable the incumbent to possess the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
The ideal candidate will:
VETERANS' PREFERENCE ELIGIBLE
The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9.
The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information visit http://bhr.sd.gov/workforus/workbenefits.aspx. This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.
Apply at: http://tinyurl.com/y934d9nu
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"