Human Services Specialist I (FI/SNAP AP Processing Specialist) / 61014940 State of South Carolina Dorchester County, SC

Title Human Services Specialist I (fi/snap Ap Processing Specialist) / 61014940
Date 2020
Company State of South Carolina
City Dorchester County, SC

Short Description :

Federal, state and local laws or regulations pertaining to social service programs A High School Diploma and one 3 year of responsible clerical, administrative, social work, correctional, business administration or general business Were looking for an enthusiastic Human Services ,…

Full Description :

Do you have a passion to provide meaningful contributions to your community? Would you like to be part of an organization whose central mission is helping to protect, stabilize and strengthen the lives of South Carolina's children, families, and vulnerable adults? If so, the SC Department of Social Services has the right job opportunity for you!
We're looking for an enthusiastic Human Services Specialist I for our Dorchester County Office who performs general social work duties related to SNAP and TANF in the Economic Services division in a county office to include assessment, eligibility for assistance, consultation and referral to other community agencies to help restore or improve customer financial stability.
The Human Services Specialist I determines eligibility for SNAP and TANF applications and reapplications by collecting, verifying and processing information received from Interviewing Center and/or clients within required time frames. Documents all information needed for processing electronically. Sends CHIP notices to clients and/or occasionally interviews clients to request any additional information needed to process pending cases.
Maintains electronic case files (into agency designated system) accurately and timely for documentation and auditing purposes; safeguards confidentiality of files and information in files.
Identifies and documents over payments and makes possible claims referral to Investigative/Claims unit or as directed; prepares summaries and supporting documents for Fair Hearings and attends hearings as directed.
Provides services in accordance to agency policy and procedure.
Participates in training and supervisory meetings or staffings.
Performs Red Cross shelter duty or other emergency shelter services as directed.
All South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) Employees are expected to Adopt, Implement, and Promote the Published Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles, While Employed by the Agency.

A High School Diploma and one (3) year of responsible clerical, administrative, social work, correctional, business administration or general business.
An Associate Degree and one (1) year of responsible clerical, administrative, social work, correctional, business administration or general business.
Knowledge of casework practices and interviewing techniques. Knowledge of services available from the community and other public and private programs. Knowledge of federal, state and local laws or regulations pertaining to social service programs. Ability to organize and maintain a caseload. Ability to exercise discretion in interpreting and applying established objective. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, other state agencies and the public. Ability to communicate effectively.


This application for employment with the SC Department of Social Services must be completed in its entirety. A resume may be included; but shall not be substituted in lieu of the completion of this application in part or in whole. "See Resume" is not acceptable information for the completion of any part of the requirements of this application. If such is submitted, this employment application will be considered incomplete and may not be forwarded as eligible for consideration to hiring managers.
Must be able to travel within the state for the purpose of training and meetings to include overnight travel. A valid SC driver's license is required.
If you certify, by completion and submission of this application, that you possess educational credentials that qualify you for the available DSS positions, you will be required to provide a certified official transcript, if you are selected for job offer.
DIVISION: Economic Services / Dorchester County

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