Summary of Work
Essential functions of this position include: interviewing and determining eligibility for applicants and recipients of human services economic assistance programs by interpreting state and federal policies; processing applications; maintaining a caseload; establishing electronic case files; performing necessary actions relating to fraud and appeals; attending training sessions and workshops; maintaining manuals; and performing other duties as assigned by the Agency. A high level of verbal and written communications skills is also required. Computer literacy is required.
The successful applicant must pass a standard background, motor vehicle and criminal record check.
Eligibility Worker I requires the qualifications as listed for the "Eligibility Worker Technician Underfill" below, plus one year of work experience determining eligibility in a social service office in one of the following economic assistance programs: TANF, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Foster Care, Medicaid, or LIHEAP, OR Eligibility Worker Associate Degree offered at Bismarck State College.
If no candidates meet the above requirements the position may be filled with an Eligibility Worker Technician (4001), with a salary of $36,011. Minimum qualifications for Eligibility Worker Technician require a high school diploma or GED, PLUS one of the following:
Three years of work experience in the clerical, accounting, financial, legal or teaching fields;
Three years of a bachelor's degree program (90 semester hours or 135 quarter hours);
Three years combined education and experience as listed above; or
Completion of the Eligibility Worker Certificate Program formerly offered at Lake Region State College.
Please provide details in the employment history sections of the application form on how your education, experience and skills will qualify you for this position. Supplemental information such as a cover letter and resume may be included, but the initial review and score will be based on the information provided in your online application.
Please fill in all information requested on the application form, such as dates of employment, hours worked per week, credits earned, etc. INCOMPLETE SECTIONS WILL NOT BE GIVEN CREDIT.
The Department's Human Resource Division staff will score applications against the minimum qualifications and preferences listed on the job announcement and qualifying military service. After the scoring is completed, a certified list of eligible candidates and the applications will be forwarded to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview, based on the final scores.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
All application material must be received on the closing date by 11:59 pm or before the closing date.
For More Information About the Position Contact: Luellen Hart
Employing Unit: Grand Forks County Social Services
Telephone Number: 701-787-8527
TTY Number: ND Relay Service 1-800-366-6888 (text); 1-800-366-6889 (voice)
If you are experiencing technical difficulties with the Application Process or uploading attachments , please contact email@example.com or (701)328-3290
Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. 23-12-10.
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