Goverment Jobs
July 12, 2019
Berrien Co., Georgia


<div id="job-source-10" class="job-source-10"> <div id="details-info" class="tab-pane active"> <dl><dt>Description</dt> <dd><p>The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) provides a wide range of human services designed to promote self-sufficiency, safety and we/I-being for all Georgians. The department is one of the largest agencies in state government with an annual budget of $1.8 billion and nearly 9,000 employees. DHS is comprised of the three Divisions: The Division of Aging Services, the Division of Child Support Services, and the Division of Family and Children Services.<br/><br/>The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS), a division of the Georgia Department of Human Services, investigates reports of child abuse; finds foster and adoptive homes for abused and neglected children; issues SNAP, Medicaid and TANF; helps out-of-work parents get back on their feet; and provides numerous support services and innovative programs to help families in need.<br/><br/>DFCS is seeking candidates for the position of <strong>Economic Support Specialist Supervisor</strong>. This position reports to an Economic Support Consultant Supervisor (OFI Administrator), and will be located in BerrienCounty, Georgia</p></dd> <dt>Job Description</dt> <dd><p>PG - H</p><ul><li>Provides direct supervision and support to assigned unit/team.</li><li>Analyzes and assesses the effectiveness of services provided to customers in addition to assigned programmatic responsibilities to ensure the identified outcome measures are achieved.</li><li>Ensures agency compliance with policies, appropriate documentation and reporting requirements.</li><li>Develops and encourages a cooperative team-oriented environment within units(s) and with other agencies and providers.</li><li>Interviews, hires, directs, trains and evaluates employees job performance; recommends employee disciplinary and discharge actions as appropriate.</li><li>Leads and administers a comprehensive system of customer support and public assistance.</li><li>Performs other professional responsibilities as assigned.</li></ul></dd> <dt>Minimum Qualifications</dt> <dd><p/><p>Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited collegeor university <strong>AND</strong> two (2) years of related experience - one (1) year ofwhich in a supervisory or team lead role</p><div style="text-align: center;"><strong>OR </strong></div>High school diplomaor GED <strong>AND</strong> four (4) years of related experience - one (1) year of whichin a supervisory or team lead role<div style="text-align: center;"><strong>OR </strong></div>One (1) year of experience atthe lower level Economic Support Specialist 3 (SST072) or positionequivalent.<br/><br/><strong>Preferred Skills/Qualifications</strong><br/>Preference will be given to candidates who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, demonstrate some or all the following education/skills/experience:<ul><li>At least three (3) years of related program specific policy knowledge including Food Stamp and Family Medicaid. The three (3) years can be a combination of work experience as an Economic Support Specialist 3 (SST072) and an Economic Support Specialist 2 (SST071).</li></ul></dd> <dt>Additional Information</dt> <dd><p><strong>Employment Information</strong><br/><br/>Current State employees are subject to State Personnel Board rules regarding salary.<br/><br/>The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) accepts educational credential recognized by the National Student Clearinghouse and/or the US Department of Education (DOE) will be considered. DHS will contact educational institutions to verify degree, diploma, licensure, etc.<br/><br/><strong>Criminal Background Checks/Applicant Privacy Rights</strong><br/><br/>All applicants may be subject to a drug screen, a motor vehicle report check, and may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of criminal history information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Applicants have the right to challenge the contents of any criminal history record obtained for the purpose of employment with DHS. For an explanation of these rights, please read, "Applicant Privacy Rights" at:<br/><br/>As an employee of DHS, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.<br/><br/>If you require accommodations under the American Disability Act (ADA), email request by the closing date of this announcement to: [email protected]<br/><br/><br/><strong>DHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer</strong><br/><br/>DHS employees and job applicants are protected from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.</p></dd> </dl></div> <div id="details-benefits" class="tab-pane"> <dl><dd><p/><p>In addition to a competitive salary, DHS offers a generous benefits package, which includes employee retirement plan; paid holidays annually; vacation and sick leave; health, dental, vision, legal, disability, accidental death and dismemberment, health and child care spending account. Visit</a>for more information.<br/></p><p><strong>Insurance</strong></p><p>Health, dental, vision, legal, disability, accidental death and dismemberment, healthcare and childcare spending accounts, and life insurance plans are available.</p><p><strong>Health Benefits</strong>: 1-800-610-1863State Health Benefit Plan</a></p><p><strong>Flexible Benefits</strong>:1-877-342-7339GA Breeze Portal</a></p><p><strong>Retirement</strong></p><p>State employees participate in the Employee's Retirement System. Contributions are based on a percentage of salary and service date entry</p><p>Employee Retirement System: 1-800-805-4609ERS Website</a></p><p><strong>Deferred Compensation</strong></p><p>Tax shelter plans are available that enable employees to provide for greater retirement security. Fund programs are available in both 457(k) and 401(k) plans.</p><p><strong>Peach State Reserves</strong>: 1-877-342-7339ERS / Peach State Reserves</a></p><p><strong>Credit Union</strong></p><p>Employees are eligible to become members of theAtlanta Postal Credit Union</a>andGeorgia United Credit Union</a></p><p><br/><br/></p></dd> </dl></div> <div id="details-questions" class="tab-pane"> <dl><dd> <div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">01</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>The answers you provide to the supplemental questions will be used to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Your responses pertaining to specific work experience and education must be clearly shown in the areas for work history and education on your application. Your application must be completed in full before it is submitted. We do not accept additional information after your application has been received by the Office of Human Resources. Do you accept these conditions?</span> <ul><li>Yes</li> <li>No</li> </ul></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">02</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>What is your highest level of education completed?</span> <ul><li>Bachelor's Degree</li> <li>Associate's Degree</li> <li>Some College/Tech</li> <li>High School Diploma</li> <li>GED</li> <li>None of the Above</li> </ul></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">03</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>Are you a current State of Georgia employee?</span> <ul><li>Yes</li> <li>No</li> </ul></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index ">04</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>If yes, please provide your employee ID number</span> <ul/></div></div><div class="row-fluid question-item"> <div class="span1 text-right question-index-container"> <span class="question-index required">05</span> </div> <div class="span11 question-container"> <span>How many years experience do you have working in Food Stamps, and Family Medicaid with Georgia DFCS?</span> <ul><li>None</li> <li>Less than 2 years</li> <li>2 or more years</li> </ul></div></div> <p> <span class="required">*</span> Required Question </p> </dd> </dl></div><div><div style="text-align:center"><span><br><a href="" target="_blank">Apply for Job Now</a></span></div></div></div>
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