From the Georgia Department of Human Services:
The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) provides a wide range of human services designed to promote self-sufficiency, safety, and well-being for all Georgians. The department is one of the largest agencies in state government with an annual budget of $1.8 billion and nearly 9,000 employees. DHS is comprised of three Divisions: The Division of Aging Services, the Division of Child Support Services, and the Division of Family and Children Services.
The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS), a division of the Georgia Department of Human Services, investigates reports of child abuse; finds foster and adoptive homes for abused and neglected children; issues Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicaid, and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) to low-income families; helps out-of-work parents get back on their feet; and provides numerous support services and innovative programs to help families in need.
DFCS / Office of Family Independence (OFI) is seeking candidates to fill several positions as an Economic Support Specialist 1 inclusive of various roles within OFI.
These positions will report to the Economic Support Specialist Supervisor and are in various locations throughout Georgia and may require travel. The salary is $27,000.00 (non-negotiable).
You may be assigned to one of the following units:
- Economic Support Specialist 1 – Process SNAP (Food Stamps) or Family Medicaid Cases
- Economic Support Specialist 1 – Cash Match Unit: Process SNAP (Food Stamps), Family Medicaid or Medicaid for the Aged, Blind and Disabled (ABD)
- Economic Support Specialist 1 – Right from the Start Medicaid (RSM) Unit: Process Family Medicaid Cases
Under direct supervision, the selected candidate will work with customers to process applications and renewals to determine eligibility for DFCS programs.
- Determines eligibility for Family Medicaid or Food Stamps.
- Processes applications and/or reviews and interim changes using appropriate criteria and policies consistently and according to established guidelines.
- Records and evaluates personal and financial data obtained from individuals.
- Keys in a high volume of data using standard office hardware and software.
- Performs other professional responsibilities as assigned.
- A minimum training score of 80% is required.
Click here to learn more and apply.
Click here to return to the MAX Job Board.