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Agency: Arkansas Department of Human Services
Date Posted: 03/15/2018
Posting Expires: 03/26/2018
The Program Eligibility Supervisor is responsible for supervising the activities of an eligibility program staff. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Provides supervision of subordinate staff by establishing work schedules, assigning specific duties, monitoring and reviewing work, evaluating performance, and ensuring adherence to instructions, deadlines, and delivery of services to clients. Monitors and prepares weekly performance reports on staff's workload, including the number of hours worked and quantity of determinations adjudicated. Prepares training materials and presents necessary training to update staff on development plans, as needed, ensuring staff enrollment in appropriate training. Resolves procedural problems encountered by subordinates to maintain standard of quality and provides direction in difficult cases. Attends and conducts staff meetings to review policy, discuss policy clarifications, and resolve problems. Investigates issues and makes determinations. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of federal and state laws, policies, procedures, and guidelines governing clienteligibility for assigned programs. Knowledge of community-based programs and services. Knowledge of integrated computer systems. Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to interpret and apply policies, procedures, and guidelines in determining eligibility forassistance programs. Ability to prepare oral and written information and reports. Ability to analyze case records and reports for compliance with program specifications anddetermine appropriate remedial action.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in psychology, sociology or a related field; plus three years of experience in determining eligibility for social service programs, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity within the program. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
SNAP, Medicaid, TEA, CURAM policy and procedure knowledge and experience, Supervisory experience preferred, ANSWER knowledge preferred,
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Division Name
Division of County Operations

Hiring Official
Sandra Lankford

Special Work Condition
The starting salary for this position is $40,340 annually. This position is located in Blytheville, AR.

Some travel required,

Special Application Information
All DHS applicants must complete drug screening, as outlined in DHS Policy 1087, prior to being hired.
Applications are prescreened according to the state application, addenda, résumé, transcript, licenses and any other information that is submitted. Only transcripts should be submitted at the time of applications; reference letters, certificates, and licenses should be brought at the time of interview. Failure to complete the application form according to instructions with complete and accurate information will adversely impact your comparison to other candidates. List all prior work experience, including military service, with most recent employment first. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.
False, misleading, or incomplete statements may result in disciplinary action and possible termination.
Benefits package may include: health & life insurance, vacation & sick time, paid holidays, credit union membership, retirement, career bonus, and deferred compensation.
Submitting an application for a continuously advertised position does not guarantee that a job is available for that position title; e-mails stating that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications for a position are for future reference. Applications submitted for continuously advertised positions are kept on file for 60 days. As jobs for that position title become available, eligible applications in that file that match the county and division criteria will be considered. On your application you should have designated in which counties and divisions you are willing to work. Please keep in mind that you will not appear on hiring lists for counties you do not designate. Do not select “statewide” from this county list.
Applicants must submit an official transcript by mail in addition to applications for all levels of Family Service Worker positions except for Family Services Assistant positions. Transcripts will remain on file for future applications. The following Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate degrees are valid for such Family Service Worker-type positions:
Behavior Science
Child and Family Development
Child Development
Counseling (any field)
Criminal Justice
Education: Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Level, Secondary, or Special
Family & Consumer Science
Family Development
Family Services
Home Economics
Human Development & Family Studies
Human Services
Rehabilitation Science
Social Welfare
Social Work
Mail your transcript to the following address:
Arkansas Department of Human Services
Attn: Recruitment
P.O. Box 1437, Slot W301
Little Rock, AR 72203
The transcript must be an official transcript sent from the university or college you attended. The transcript must still have the envelope sealed with the security seal affixed. Once the seal is broken, the transcript is considered void.
Job Details
Position No.: 22101172
Class Code: M037C
Grade: GS07
Salary Range: $40,340.00 - $52,442.00 per year
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Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Blytheville
Job County/Region: Mississippi
Contact Information
Contact name: DHS Recruitment
Phone: 501-682-1001
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