Income Maintenance Caseworker II – Adult Medicaid/221-02-0211

Work Type
Economic Services

Position Number

Grade 63 / $34,847-$52,269

Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Posted October 11, 2022

Agency Name
Mitchell County DSS

Work County

Job Contact
Tammy Hopson

Job Location
347 Long View Drive
North Carolina
Job Description

POSITION AVAILABLE: Income Maintenance Caseworker II – Medicaid / Position # 221-02-0211 (Also accepting applications for Income Caseworker I work-against position) SALARY RANGE: Income Maintenance Caseworker II - Grade 63 / $34,847-$52,269 Income Maintenance Caseworker I - Grade 61 / $32,218-$48,328 The Mitchell County Department of Social Services is accepting applications from qualified applicants for an Income Maintenance Caseworker II position. The Income Maintenance Unit is responsible for Adult Medicaid, Children’s and Family Medicaid Services, Energy: CIP, LIEAP & LIWAP for residents of Mitchell County. The Income Maintenance Caseworker (IMC) is to establish eligibility for Medicaid for individuals who need assistance with healthcare costs for Adult Medicaid. DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The person in this position will be responsible for taking applications, recertifications, and completing changes in circumstances for Adult Medicaid. This includes all duties associated with the classification including, but not limited to, interviewing clients, explaining program requirements to clients, helping the client to resolve problems, determining eligibility, calculating allotment amounts, processing changes, verifying information, and maintaining all applicable reports, etc. The worker in this position must adhere to all time frames, proper completion of forms, etc. Work is performed under the supervision of the Income Maintenance Medicaid Supervisor and by following State and Federal regulations for the proper administration of public assistance programs. Work may include other related duties and activities as deemed appropriate and assigned by the Supervisor and/or Director. RECRUITMENT STANDARDS: Thorough knowledge of the income maintenance program assigned. Considerable knowledge of all agency and community programs and services, which affect the client/applicant. General knowledge of all income maintenance programs. Good mathematical reasoning and computational skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret a variety of regulations, policies, and procedures of varying complexity. Ability to work independently and prioritize work. Ability to understand the needs and problems of clients/applicants. Ability to perform caseworker function under and within structured time frames. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Income Maintenance Caseworker II – Grade 63 High School Diploma, One year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker: or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Income Maintenance Caseworker I – Grade 61 High School Diploma, One year work-against an Income Maintenance Caseworker II ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Requires strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and the ability to keep accurate, detailed notes on each application or recertification that justifies and explains each action and calculation. Must be able to perform the basic life operational functions of standing physically, walking, fingering/typing, talking, seeing, and hearing. Must be able to perform sedentary work exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift objects. How to Apply: • Must complete and submit a State of North Carolina application – Form PD107 • Applications are available on the Human Resources page of the Mitchell County website at • Submit applications by email to or by mail. • Position is open until filled. Mitchell County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, or genetic information in employment or the provision of services. Posted 10/11/22 Open until filled.
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