Union County Public Assistance/Workforce Case Manager
Under the general supervision of the Public Assistance/Workforce Supervisor, Deputy Director and Director interviews public assistance applicants concerning their eligibility for agency programs and services (e.g. food assistance, cash assistance, Medicaid, and/or child care assistance) to determine their initial and/or ongoing eligibility; and/or conducts initial interviews and/or assessments of clients for a variety of workforce development programs and seeks to resolve barriers to employment; and/or contacts employers to solicit employment opportunities; and/or interviews and assesses clients who may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income (i.e. SSI) and assist them in the SSI application process.
An example of acceptable qualifications:
Preferred Associate degree or above in human services, behavioral or social science, education or related field; OR education or experience in interviewing techniques, business math, case preparation techniques, business writing, customer service techniques and computer technology; OR high school diploma (or equivalent) plus work experience which meets the minimum essential functions of the position. Must have good verbal and written communication skills.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess a valid Ohio driver's license and maintain insurability under the County's vehicle insurance policy.
The following are examples only and are not intended to be all inclusive:
Motor vehicle, personal computer, laptop, iPad, applicable computer software, office phone system, printer, copy machine, fax machine, and other standard business office equipment.
INHERENTLY HAZARDOUS OR PHYSICALLY DEMANDING WORKING CONDITIONS:
The employee has exposure to chemical compounds found in an office environment (e.g., toner, correction fluid, etc.); has contact with potentially violent or emotionally distraught persons; has exposure to hazardous driving conditions; has exposure to bed bugs, lice, scabies and other insects; works in proximity to the use of firearms; works in or around crowds; has exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy weather conditions; ascends and/or descends ladders, stairs, or scaffolds.
Note: In accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor physical demands strength ratings, this is considered sedentary work.
Interested candidates should apply on Union County’s website, https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/unionoh. Submit an online application and upload your cover letter and resume.