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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.

 

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. 


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.

 

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 judgement of the appointing authority is best suited for the position.

 

PROCESSING ASSISTANT IV

Position #:  531071

Salary:  $25,363/Annually

Posting Date:  June 17, 2016

Closing Date:  June 28, 2016

Position Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for providing customer service to consumers who visit the Economic Services Building.  Customer service involves gathering information from the consumer, entering the information into multiple state and local computer systems and contacting the appropriate caseworker in which the consumer is directed.  This position must be knowledgeable of Economic Services programs, as well as, other programs within the agency in order to assist consumers with their needs.  This position proofreads all information provided by the consumer for eligibility accuracy and scans the information into the agency’s document management system.  This position is in direct contact with many consumers daily and requires a lot of patience and excellent customer service skills.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Significant knowledge of program procedures, methods and practices.
Significant knowledge of and ability to use correct grammar, vocabulary, spelling and office terminology to compose and/or proofread correspondence, reports and other materials.
Ability to learn and independently apply laws and departmental rules and regulations covering programs and services.
Ability to independently work with people with courtesy and tact in performing public contact duties that may be sensitive in nature.
May require ability to supervise and coordinate the work of other staff, student workers or volunteers.
Ability to learn programs & services & apply this knowledge in problem-solving & responding to most questions & inquiries;
Ability to gather & release pertinent program information;

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from high school & demonstrated possession of knowledges, skills & abilities gained through at least two years of office assistant/secretarial experience; or an equivalent combination of training & experience.
 
SELECTION PROCESS:
The selection process will include a structured interview.  Applications will be reviewed; structured interview evaluations will be studied; educational & 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.

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INCOME MAINTENANCE CASEWORKER II

Position #:  5310140

Salary:  $28,014/Annually

Posting Date:  June 17, 2016

Closing Date:  June 28, 2016

Position Responsibilities:
This worker is responsible for using the county’s allocation of subsidized day care funds to help families pay for the cost of child day care.  The funds enable a family to maintain employment or to seek the education and training needed to become employed.  Since the funding is limited, the worker is responsible for counseling the families about child care alternatives and helps the families make wise decisions so they can become self-sufficient.  This worker is responsible for determining eligibility for the Subsidized Child Care Program.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
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 for an Income Maintenance Caseworker I:
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