Salary: $3,400.00-$3,740.00 Monthly USD
The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the position of Eligibility Technician in the Health and Human Services Department (multiple vacancies). The incumbent will determine eligibility of applicants and recipients for public assistance programs and/or assist with acquiring services and benefits through interactive interviewing and fact gathering; maintain current know ledge of multiple program regulations and procedures necessary for multi-program caseload determination; authorize payments following program procedures and guidelines; initiate and process case work through an automated system; identify needs and provide information or referral for health, social and/or employment services; act as an advocate for clients and their dependents by assisting in the preparation of forms and documents, obtaining and presenting evidence for claims or benefits and by representing clients before other agencies by following-up on claims or applying for benefits that may have been denied; provide quality customer service, and perform related work as assigned. This position reports directly to an Eligibility Supervisor and may receive lead direction from a Senior Eligibility Technician. A separate employment list will be established from candidates that indicate they are Spanish-bilingual, and successfully pass a County administered bilingual assessment.
About the Health and Human Services Department:
The Department provides a wide array of services through a diverse system of holistic programs. It is responsible for planning, managing, coordinating, and delivering a continuum of services in a manner that is responsive to the needs of the community. The department is committed to promoting a safe, healthy and self-sufficient environment and investing in the community to improve the overall well-being of our residents. Divisions include: Adult Services; Child Welfare Services; Public Assistance; Employment Services; Housing and Integrated Services; Public Health; Veterans Services; and Finance and Administration.
Close Date: Until filled