Income Maintenance Caseworker III (Lead Worker)

Work Type
Economic Services


Closing Date
Open Until Filled
Posted May 24, 2021

Agency Name
Avery County DSS

Work County

Job Contact 828-733-8230 Submit a completed PD-107 (state application) to Barbara Jones. Unsigned or incomplete applications will not be processed. Resumes will not be accepted in the absence of an application. Applications may be obtained at

Job Location
175 Linville Street
North Carolina
Job Description

This position is responsible for taking applications, determining eligibility and maintaining cases within the Food and Nutrition Services Unit.  This includes interviewing the client, verifying information, determining eligibility, maintaining the record, and making changes to the record.  The position acts as Lead Worker, assisting the Supervisor with Quality Assurance and assisting staff in the Supervisor's absence.  Other duties may be assigned to the worker when deemed necessary by the Supervisor. This worker must be human services oriented and possess the ability to interact well with the Supervisor, co-workers, and clients and be able to work in a team environment.  This worker must utilize the online NC Fast Program, manuals and DSS-Administrative Letters as appropriate.  Experience with NC Fast is required.  Bilingual applicants are preferred.