New job Income Maintenance Caseworker Northampton CAO in Pennsylvania | 2021
Income Maintenance Caseworker Northampton CAO
Company : Commonwealth of PA
Salary : $45,184 - $68,695 a year
Location : Pennsylvania
If 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. 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.
Work hours and additional information:
Travel: As needed
Overtime: As needed
Shift Work: No
Hours of Work: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
*May change based on operational needs*
Hiring preference for this vacancy will be given to candidates who live within Northampton County. If no eligible candidates who live within Northampton County apply for this position candidates who reside in other counties may be considered.
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.
Additional details regarding the duties of this position may be found in the position description.
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 INCOME MAINTENANCE CASEWORKER (ONLINE EXAM) posting and follow the directions provided.
- You must meet the PA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
- Be able to perform essential job functions.
- Multiple positions may be filled from this posting.
- 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.
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 to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at email@example.com.
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*
We understand that there is more to life than work – and we want you to enjoy it!
For most positions, 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 are available for certain positions.
We 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.
Commonwealth 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 to www.employment.pa.gov and click on the benefits box.
- Eligibility rules apply.