New job Income Maintenance Caseworker Wyoming CAO in Pennsylvania

Income Maintenance Caseworker Wyoming CAO

Company : Commonwealth of PA
Salary : $45,184 - $68,695 a year
Location : Pennsylvania

Full Description

THE POSITION

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 am to 5:00 pm (One hour lunch)
*May change based on operation needs.*
WORK CONDITIONS: Assigned duties are performed in a controlled office environment.
In Counties with District Offices, employees may be reassigned to different work sites due to operational needs. Reassignments will be made in compliance with contract language.

County Preference:
Hiring preference for this vacancy will be given to candidates who live within Wyoming County. If no eligible candidates who live within Wyoming County apply for this position candidates who reside in other counties may be considered.


DESCRIPTION OF WORK

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 .

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY

In order to be eligible for this position, you must:

  • Have successfully examined and have a current score on file. 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
  • 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.
  • Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education). Do not submit resumes, cover letters, and similar documents. These documents will not be reviewed for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position.
You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Please check your email, including spam folders, for these notices.

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 ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov .

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.


Health & Wellness
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*

Work/Life Balance
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.

Career Development
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.

Other Rewards
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.

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