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Income Maintenance Caseworker- Lackawanna CAO

Company: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Location: Scranton
Posted on: November 10, 2019

Job Description:

Income Maintenance Caseworker- Lackawanna CAOPrintApplyIncome Maintenance Caseworker- Lackawanna CAOSalary$44,303.00 - $67,345.00 AnnuallyLocationLackawanna County, PAJob TypeCivil Service Permanent Full-TimeDepartmentDepartment of Human ServicesJob NumberR-2019-58384-44720Closing11/8/2019 11:59 PM EasternJob Code44720Position NumberMultipleUnionSEIU668Bargaining UnitF4Pay GroupST06Bureau/Division Code00210035Bureau/DivisionLackawanna County Assistance OfficeWorksite Address100 Lackawanna AvenueCityScrantonZip Code18503-1923Contact NameTalent Acquisition and Planning UnitContact Emailra-pwfieldepars@pa.gov

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  • BenefitsTHE POSITIONIf you are looking for a rewarding career in Human Services and you want to make a difference in the lives of others by providing benefits to Pennsylvania's most vulnerable citizens, then Income Maintenance Caseworker is the job for you. The employee in the Income Maintenance Caseworker position is responsible and accountable for determining eligibility for financial assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, LIHEAP, Nursing Home Care and Waivers as well as any additional programs the Department of Human Services administers for applicants/recipients in accordance with state regulations. DHS provides excellent benefits, contractual pay increases, paid holidays and leave entitlements, opportunity for advancement and shift selection in addition to a great work environment.This is permanent full-time employment. Positions are filled in Department of Human Services Offices across the Commonwealth where you will interact with customers first hand face to face or via telephone.Duties:After completion of an eight (8) week training program, you will be completing your Income Maintenance Caseworker duties in an office setting environment. Major duties include determining eligibility for financial assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, LIHEAP, Nursing Home Care, and Waivers as well as any additional programs the Department administers for applicants/recipients in accordance with state regulations. In order to accomplish these duties, you will interview customers either over the phone, or in person, review policy, data enter information into an automated eligibility determination system as well as perform manual calculations. This includes all job functions that are necessary to perform these duties with or without reasonable accommodations. The majority of the Income Maintenance Casework (IMC) workload consists of interviewing customers, reviewing policy and the use of automated eligibility determination systems. A limited number of programs still require manual determination of benefits. Job duties are carried out under the general supervision of an Income Maintenance Casework Supervisor.Work hours and additional information: Travel: As neededOvertime: As neededShift Work: NoHours of Work: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-FridayMay change based on operational needsWORK CONDITIONS: Assigned work duties are performed in a controlled office environment. In Counties with District Offices, employees may be reassigned to different work sites due to operational needs. Reassignments will be made in compliance with contract language.County Preference:Hiring preference for this vacancy will be given to candidates who live within Lackawanna County. If no eligible candidates who live within Lackawanna County apply for this position candidates who reside in other counties may be considered. In order to be eligible for this position you must:**Have successfully examined and have a current score on file for this job title. If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the exam posting and follow the directions provided. Link to INCOME MAINTENANCE CASEWORKER EXAM POSTING**Meet Pennsylvania residency requirements.**Be able to perform essential job functions.**Multiple positions may be filled.**Based upon the nature of the duties in the position description, the individual selected for this position may be required to annually disclose specific personal and business financial information in accordance with Management Directive 205.10 regarding Financial Disclosures Required by the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.**Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. 7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go towww.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspxand click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov. Health & WellnessWe offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*Work/Life BalanceWe understand that there is more to life than work and we want you to enjoy it!We offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules and telecommuting arrangements are available for certain positions.Career DevelopmentWe want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.Other RewardsCommonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts.For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go towww.employment.pa.govand click on the benefits box.*Eligibility rules apply.AgencyCommonwealth of PennsylvaniaAddress613 North StreetHarrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120Websitehttp://www.employment.pa.gov

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