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Assistance Payments Worker

Bad Axe, MI, US
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COMPANY: STATE OF MICHIGAN

JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description


The role of the Eligibility Specialist is to strengthen Michigan families by:

* Ensuring that each person/family that applies for public assistance receives the type and level of assistance that they are eligible for
* Assessing the needs of each person/family and giving them appropriate information and making any referrals and/or contacts to persons/agencies to help them meet their needs.
* Providing all families with information about the expectations and goals of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).
* Encouraging and guiding families in their efforts to become self supporting
* Assistance Payments Worker Position Description

Required Education and Experience


***Education***

Completion of two years of college (60 semester or 90 term credits).

***Experience***


*Assistance Payments Worker 8*

No specific type or amount is required.

*Assistance Payments Worker 9*

One year of experience equivalent to an Assistance Payments Worker 8, Migrant Program Worker 8, or Family Independence Specialist 9.

*Assistance Payments Worker E10*

Two years of experience equivalent to an Assistance Payments Worker, including one year equivalent to an Assistance Payments Worker 9;

OR

Two years equivalent to a Migrant Program Worker, including one year equivalent to a Migrant Program Worker 9;

OR

Two years of experience equivalent to a Family Independence Specialist, including one year equivalent to a Family Independence Specialist 10.

*Assistance Payments Worker 11*

Three years of experience equivalent to an Assistance Payments Worker, including one year equivalent to an Assistance Payments Worker E10;

OR

Three years equivalent to a Migrant Program Worker, including one year equivalent to a Migrant Program Worker E10;

OR

Three years of experience equivalent to a Family Independence Specialist, including one year equivalent to a Family Independence Specialist P11.

Alternate Education and Experience


Four years of administrative support experience in a human services or office setting, including two years equivalent to the experienced (E7) level, may be substituted for the education requirement.

Completion of one year of college (30 semester or 45 term credits) and three years of administrative support experience in a human services or office setting, including one year equivalent to the experienced (E7) level, may be substituted for the education
requirement.

Three years of Home Aide experience, including one year equivalent to a Home Aide E8, may be substituted for the education requirement.

Additional Requirements and Information


**When you apply, your application is valid for 6 months. After 6 months, you MUST reapply for continued consideration
This position is located in Bad Axe, Michigan at the Huron County** **Department of Health and Human Services, 1911 Sand Beach Road, Bad Axe, MI 48413.

**_Why_****_ Huron County?_**

Huron County is located at the northern tip of the "thumb" area of Michigan. It is surrounded on three sides by water - Saginaw Bay, and Lake Huron; which provide 90 miles of woodland and sandy beaches along the shoreline. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average median income in 2010 was $38,789, and the county is home to around 33,118 people.


A dozen communities reside within Huron County. These communities provide a variety of lifestyles from lakefront vistas to country-side life. These picturesque views provide a background of ongoing events and places to visit, in and around the county. Some of the county's chaming lakeside villages include Port Austin, Caseville,Sebewaing, Port Hope and Harbor Beach. Other cities and villages around the county include Bad Axe, Elkton, Kinde, Owendale, Pigeon and Ubly.


For educational and job training opportunities, the Huron Intermediate School District, Huron Learning center, and the Huron Area Technical Center, provide support and offer programs across the county. Davenport University provides courses and opportunities for continuing education and professional development.

To learn more about the history, services and area attractions in Huron County, visit online at #removed#/ and #removed#/.

View the job specification at: Job Specification

**THIS POSTING IS BEING USED TO RECRUIT FOR BOTH PERMANENT AND LIMITED TERM APPOINTMENTS.**

**To be considered for this position you must:**

* apply for this position online via NEOGOV; click on "Apply" in the job posting for instructions on submitting your electronic application. Hard copy applications are not accepted.
* relevant experience and/or education referred to in supplemental questions must be documented in resume, transcript and/or application to allow for accurate screening.
* attach a resume identifying specific experience and dates of employment. Dates of employment should include month and year and hours per week.
* attach a cover letter.
* Any college credits listed on the application must be verified with a copy of an official transcript(s). We accept scanned copies of official transcripts. We do not accept web-based, internet, or copies of unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts provide the name of the institution, confirmation that a degree was awarded and on what date, and the registrar's signature.
* Attach a brief document summarizing how your prior work experience has prepared you for this position.

**Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application not being considered. See instructions for attaching files here: Instructions.**

**Please check us out on LinkedIn at any of the following hashtags:**#MDHHSjobs #Veteranfriendly #Careerswithpurpose #CommunityHeroes

**YOUR APPLICATION FOR ANY POSITION DOES NOT GUARANTEE YOU WILL BE CONTACTED BY THE DEPARTMENT/AGENCY FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION. ONLY THOSE APPLICANTS INTERVIEWED WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THE RESULTS. **

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. MDHHS Diversity Equity and Inclusion

For further information regarding this posting please contact Susan Bowne at #removed#



*Salary:* $1,535.20 - $2,154.40 Biweekly


*Location:* Bad Axe, MI


*Job Type:* Permanent Full Time


*Department:* Health and Human Services - Counties


*Job Number:* APW - Huron County


*Closing:* Continuous


*Bargaining Unit:* UNITED AUTO WORKERS (UAW)


*Agency:* State of Michigan


*Address:* 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909


*Phone:* (800) 788-1766


*Website:* https://#removed#/careers/michigan
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