Income Maintenance Caseworker II

Work Type
Economic Services

$21.38 - $28.86 Hourly

Closing Date
May 19, 2024
Posted April 19, 2024

Agency Name
Brunswick County

Work County

Job Location
30 Government Center Drive
North Carolina
Job Description

About Us
Brunswick County is a vibrant coastal community located in southeastern North Carolina with approximately 47 miles of idyllic beaches and an abundance of quaint countryside. While consistently ranked one of the fastest-growing counties in North Carolina, Brunswick County is steeped in history and hospitality, and both residents and visitors enjoy a laidback atmosphere, close-knit community, and plenty of coastal charm.
At Brunswick County we are committed to preserving our resources and enhancing the lives of our community through exceptional service. Join our team of talented staff and embark on a career where you will make a difference in the lives of those we serve. Our employees are our biggest asset, and we offer competitive wages, a comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for advancement.
About this Opportunity
Brunswick County Department of Social Services is accepting applications Income Maintenance Caseworker II  for one of the follow programs: Adult Medicaid, Family and Children’s Medicaid, and Food and Nutrition Services (FNS). An Income Maintenance Caseworker II determines eligibility, interviews clients, reviews documentation, and completes data entry into NC FAST.  Intro to Human Services certificate and/or NC FAST experience are helpful.  The ideal candidate can work independently and as a member of a team. Job responsibilities include:
  • Complete timely and accurate applications, recertifications, and changes.
  • Complete NCFAST Tasks daily.
  • Enters data into NC FAST and county document management system.
  • Attend training.
  • Stay abreast of policy updates.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of NC FAST
  • Ability to complete NC FAST Certifications
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Communication Skills (oral and written)
  • Organizational Skills
  • Critical thinking Skills
Must be available to work during emergency situations.
Education and Experience
  • Graduation from an accredited associate degree program in Human Services Technology, Social Services Associated, Paralegal Technology, Business Administration, Secretarial, or a closely related curriculum; or
  • Graduation from high school and three years of paraprofessional, clerical, or other public contact, which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, gathering and compiling of data, analysis of data and/or performance of mathematical program; or
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Direct experience with NC FAST is highly desirable as well as the Intro to Human Services and Income Maintenance Caseworker - NC FAST Certificates.
Physical Requirements
Must be physically able to operate a variety of office equipment. Must be able to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pound of force frequently, or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Additional Information
Brunswick County provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by the law.
Brunswick County is required by law to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired. Brunswick County participates in E-Verify to determine employment eligibility to work in the United States.
All positions with Brunswick County require a valid driver's license and candidate must be current on Brunswick County taxes. A background check and drug screening will be conducted with a contingent offer of any position.  
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