Watauga County Employment Opportunities


Job TitleIncome Maintenance Caseworker
Application DeadlineN/A
Beginning Salary$38,654 - $42,615
DescriptionWATAUGA COUNTY POSITION OPENING Watauga County Department of Social Services is accepting applications for the Income Maintenance Caseworker. Position may work with either Adult Medicaid, Family and Children's Medicaid, Medicaid Expansion or Food and Nutrition. Position performs intermediate technical work involving determining the eligibility of applicants/recipients to receive assistance under social service income maintenance programs. Position requires considerable knowledge of the program/areas of assignment and general knowledge of all agency and community programs and services which could affect the client/applicant. Good mathematical reasoning and computational skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret rules, regulations and procedures. Ability to communicate with clients/applicants, the public at large, and public officials to obtain data, and to explain and interpret rules, regulations and procedures. Ability to instruct and to evaluate the work of lower level employees. Ability to perform caseworker functions within structured time frames. One year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. County benefit package includes health insurance, retirement, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Salary range $38,654 - $42,615, dependent upon qualifications. Apply on PD-107 State Application Form. Position is Open Until Filled. Apply at NC Works Career Center, 130 Poplar Grove Connector, Boone, NC 28607, (828) 265-5385. Applications may also be obtained at www.wataugacounty.org (Employment Link) and submitted by mail, email WataugaCounty@ncworks.gov, or fax (828) 265-5410. An active NCWorks account is required, please visit ncworks.gov to create an account or to retrieve username.


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