Eligibility WorkerDouglas County Social Services
**Pending Board Approval**
Douglas County Social Services has an opening for an Eligibility Worker, full-time weekdays.
Starting salary: $19.22/hour.
This position is responsible to perform a variety of tasks related to the determination of eligibility for Public Assistance programs (Cash Programs, Emergency Programs, Food Support, & Health Care Programs). Duties include a review of cases to assess fit with program rules & ensuring complete & accurate case documentation. The work environment is fast-paced with changing priorities. One must be organized & detail-oriented with a keen interest in helping others.
Examples of Duties
• Interviews clients to obtain necessary factual information, and verifies information received from clients.
• Determines eligibility and the amount of benefits for a variety of income maintenance programs, including cash, food, medical and childcare assistance.
• Explains application procedures to individuals or groups and answers questions of individuals on how to complete the application forms.