Income Maintenance Caseworker II – Food & Nutrition Services

Work Type
Economic Services

$39,697.28 - $67,485.38 Annually

Closing Date
April 2, 2023
Posted March 20, 2023

Agency Name
Johnston County Dept. of Social Services

Work County

Job Location
204 S. Second Street
North Carolina
Job Description

Description The Johnston County Department of Social Services has an immediate openings for Income Maintenance Caseworker II position in the Food and Nutrition Services Unit, located at 714 North Street, Smithfield. Internal applicants must apply online to be considered. Will accept work against if fully qualified applicants are not located. Please note: Final candidates subject to pre-employment drug screen and background check (includes criminal and motor vehicle records). Located in the eastern half of North Carolina and part of the Research Triangle Region, Johnston County is part of the fastest growing region of the state. Johnston County is the fastest growing county in the state with a population of 216,000 residents. Hiring salary range is commensurate with experience and excellent benefits package available. Benefits include: -Health -Dental -Vision -Retirement -401k -Paid holidays -Sick leave/ Vacation leave & more Duties and Responsibilities The primary purpose of this position is to register and/or process Food and Nutrition Services applications into the NC FAST system that are received via ePass, fax, mail, and/or agency drop box. This position also completes third party verifications, telephone, email, and/or USPS Mail communications with the applicant, determines eligibility and processes applications for Food and Nutrition Services in the NC FAST system. Additional duties with Application Registration. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Considerable knowledge of the program/areas of assignment. General knowledge of all agency and community programs and services which could affect the client/applicant. Good mathematical reasoning and computational skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret rules, regulations and procedures. Ability to communicate with clients/applicants, the public at large, and public officials to obtain data, and to explain and interpret rules, regulations and procedures. Ability to instruct and to evaluate the work of lower level employees. Ability to perform caseworker functions within structured time frames. Desired Education and Experience One year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker I. Will accept IMC I work against: Graduation from high school and three years of paraprofessional, clerical, or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, gathering and compiling of data, the analysis of data and/or the performance of mathematical or legal tasks; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. *Please document all work history relevant to the position for which you are applying. Determination of qualifying for the position and salary may be based on years of experience. Failure to document complete work history may affect qualification determination and salary. Electronic applications cannot be amended once submitted.
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