Steuben County Department of Social Services
Full Job Description
Social Welfare Examiner: Join our Steuben County Department of Social Services team. Take advantage of Monday-Friday employment with great insurance and employer benefits as well as New York State Retirement.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
Determines financial eligibility for the various programs administered by a local social services district and recommends amounts of assistance in accordance with established policies and procedures. May perform any or a combination of assignments in connection with determining financial eligibility, categorical classification, continued financial eligibility and income maintenance depending on the size, organizational structure and work activity needs of the social service district. The work involves the review and evaluation of applications and records and direct interviews with applicants. Work is performed under the supervision of a higher ranking Social Welfare Examiner, except in smallest agencies where work is supervised by a high ranking administrator. Does related work as required.
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma and either:
a) Graduation from a regionally-accredited or New York State-registered college or university with an Associate’s Degree; or
b) Two years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience in examining, investigating and evaluating claims for assistance, veterans or unemployment benefits, insurance or a similar program operating under established criteria for eligibility; or
c) Any equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (a) and (b) above.
*This is a civil service position. Successful completion of the civil service examination will be required.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $35,736.00 per year
Employee assistance program
Health savings account
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Monday to Friday
Follow CDC guidelines.
Work Location: One location
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