Social Services Screener-Temporary, Nevada City, California

Created 11/24/2022
Reference 580019
Job type Temporary
Country United States
State California
City Nevada City
Definition and Class Characteristics INTERVIEWS FOR SELECTED CANDIDATES WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 14

There are openings for two temporary positions, one in TRUCKEE and one in WESTERN NEVADA COUNTY. This posting is for WESTERN NEVADA COUNTY.

Looking to make a positive difference in people's lives? Consider working as a Social Services Screener at the Health and Human Services Agency in Nevada County. This position is best suited for individuals who enjoy interacting with people. Helping people and answering their questions is the name of this game! Strong customer service skills are vital in this position as there is a lot of interaction with customers who need our help connecting with the services to best serve them.

The Social Services Screener is a specialized clerical classification. Under limited supervision, this classification supports customers with public assistance programs and applications, explains policies and procedures, gathers and verifies facts and information, initiates cases through an automated system, and makes appropriate referrals for health, social and/or employment services. Knowledge of modern office practices is key. Skills needed for this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Explains policies, procedures, and requirements to applicants to inform them of their rights and responsibilities.
  • Performs initial application interview for public assistance programs and services.
  • Ensures accuracy and completion of application and declaration forms.
  • Attend outreach events and assist community members with applying for public assistance programs.
  • Assist current customers with retaining benefits through phone call reminders and assistance with verification collection.
The ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required.

You matter at the County of Nevada. Your contribution, your worth, your ideas, all have a place here. We thrive on transparent and ongoing communication through employee newsletters, social media and hosted sites. We strive to be the best version of ourselves through continuous improvement. We learn and grow as a team. Great discoveries happen when people from a diverse set of backgrounds come together. Best of all, you make a difference in the lives of our community every day. Bring your whole self to our place.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Please read the full job description here.Closing Date/Time: 12/5/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Employer Nevada County, CA

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