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JOB POSTINGS FOR RUTHERFORD COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

 

How to apply?

A State Application, PD-107, must be submitted by 5 pm on the closing date to:

 

Rutherford County DSS

PO Box 242

389 Fairground Road

Spindale, NC  28160

828 287-6283 Phone

Attn:  Luann Hoyle Butler

FAX to:  828-288-3406

Email:  luann.butler@rutherfordcountync.gov

 

Rutherford County provides eligible employees with a competitive benefits package including paid health and dental insurance, paid holidays, and other optional benefits.

 

Rutherford County DSS is not responsible for failure to

receive faxed applications. Please take a moment to ensure your transmission

was received. 

 

Employee may be called upon in case of disaster, either natural or

man-made, to serve the citizens of Rutherford County.  This service, if required,

will take precedence over duties described in this position vacancy announcement.

 

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INCOME MAINTENANCE CASEWORKER II

 

Position Number:  531050

Starting Salary:  $28,014/Annually

Posting Date:  October 1, 2014

Closing Date:  October 10, 2014

 

Position Responsibilities:

The primary purpose of this position is to provide maintenance of a public assistance caseload, including determining eligibility, processing applications, and conducting reviews and actions to effect reported changes in situations.  Major position activities include interviewing, eligibility determination, and record maintenance.

 

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 perform caseworker functions within structured time frames. 

 

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

One year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 

 

Work Against Appointment will be considered.  Minimum Education and Experience:

Graduation from an accredited associate degree program in Human Services Technology, Social Services Associate, Paralegal Technology, Business Administration, Secretarial Science, or a closely related curriculum; or graduation from high school and two years of paraprofessional, clerical, or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, gathering and compiling of data, analysis of data and/or performance of mathematical or legal tasks with at least one year of such experience being in an income maintenance program; or graduation from high school and three years of paraprofessional, clerical or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, the 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.   

 

SELECTION PROCESS:

The selection process will include a structured interview.  Applications will be reviewed; structured interview evaluations will be studied; educational and work experience histories will be considered.  After careful evaluation of the above-mentioned criteria the appointing authority will appoint the applicant who in the judgment of the appointing authority is best suited for the position. 

 

If you are interested in the position and possess the basic requirements for the position as stated above, please submit a PD-107 State Application Form.  If you have applied within the last six months, your application will be considered.    

 

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OFFICE ASSISTANT III

Position Number:  531079

Starting Salary:  $22,964/Annually

Opening Date:  October 7, 2014

Closing Date:  October 16, 2014

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The primary purpose of this position is to provide administrative and clerical support for the agency.  This position will include preparing reports and documents, data entry, maintaining logs, and receptionist duties.  In addition, this position will assist with special projects and data collection and compilation; and other duties as needed.  Position may require contact with consumers, community members and other professionals.   This position will also be responsible for backup duties for other clerical workers. 

Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities:
• General knowledge of office or work unit procedures, methods, and practices
• General knowledge of and ability to use a correct spelling, punctuation and specialized vocabulary; ability to proofread
• General knowledge of office account and record keeping procedures, mathematics and their application to the work environment
• Ability to learn and apply a variety of guidelines
• Ability to use a variety of office equipment
• Ability to work with people with courtesy and tact
• Ability to screen communications based on predetermined guidelines to independently respond or route inquiries
• Ability to record and compile information based on general guidelines
• Ability to coordinate work of other office support staff
• Ability to learn to use specialized office equipment 

Minimum Training and Experience: 
Graduation from high school and demonstrated possession of knowledges, skills, and abilities gained through at least one year of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Selection Process
The selection process will include a structured interview.  Applications will be reviewed; structured interview evaluations will be studied; educational and work experience histories will be considered.  After careful evaluation of the above-mentioned criteria the appointing authority will appoint the applicant who in the judgment of the appointing authority is best suited for the position
 

If you are interested in the position and possess the basic requirements for the position as stated above, please submit a PD-107 state application form no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.    NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER CLOSING DATE.