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Solid Waste Site Attendant

Alexander County —  December 15, 2014

DEPARTMENT: Alexander County Solid Waste
POSITION: Waste Site Attendant
SALARY RANGE: $7.78 per hour
POSTING DATES: December 15, 2014 – December 22, 2014

Description of Work: Employee will be responsible for assisting the public with unloading and sorting solid waste and recyclable materials at a collection siteWork includes maintaining site in neat and clean condition; provides information about operations and policies to customers; assists disabled customers and other related tasks. The employee is subject to inside and outside environments and extreme temperatures. Position works approximately 8–16 hours per week. Saturday work is required.

Education and Experience: High School graduate or equivalent, experience in clerical work involving maintaining of accounts and record keeping. Computer experience preferred. Experience dealing with the public or combination of education and experience.

Application Process: Application must be submitted before the closing date to Alexander County Human Resources, 621 Liledoun Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Applications can be obtained from Human Resources or downloaded from the link. You may also submit your application online by clicking the “Online Application” link. Only qualified applicants will be referred for an interview.

Pre-employment screening including drug and alcohol testing, criminal background check and a physical are required following a conditional offer of employment. Alexander County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment or provisions of service.

DEPARTMENT: Department of Social Services
POSITION: SW III Adult Protective Services (temporary PT no benefits)
SALARY RANGE: $25.00/hour
POSTING DATES: 11–10–2014 until filled

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: This position includes responsibilities for administering the following programs: Adult Home Specialist, Representative Payee, At-Risk Case Management, Adult Daycare Consultant (monitoring block grant funding), Housing and Home Improvement, and Adult Protective Services. This position assures that various types of adult care homes operate within the applicable rules, regulations and laws through an ongoing planning and monitoring process. Activities are both consultative and supervisory with the goal of assuring safe and quality care for the resident. The social worker evaluates adult care homes (residential) and adult day care homes (day care) to determine if the home or facility meets the needs of the individuals served. The Social Worker also provides consultation and technical assistance to help maintain standards, expand, and improve the quality of care provided.

Receives and documents information which alleges that an individual is a disabled adult as defined in G.S. 108A; has been abused, neglected or exploited; and is in need of protective services. This also includes making a decision regarding the information being provided to determine whether a protective services evaluation will be initiated based on statutory authority; directing the reporter to another agency or other community resources, when appropriate; making referrals to the district attorney, law enforcement and/or regulatory agencies, as appropriate; and completing thorough documentation of the above activities. Participates in the case decision, including the decision regarding capacity to consent, and activities related to obtaining services authorization either from the client or the court. Provides services, as part of the service plan, when the case has been substantiated. Such services include arranging for the provision of and assisting individuals and their relatives or caretakers in utilizing appropriate services and community resources; conducting quarterly reviews if the case remains open for services; and documenting the services provided.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Master’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work; Bachelor’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and completion of the Child Welfare Collaborative (Child Welfare positions only); Bachelor’s degree in social work from an accredited school of social work and one year directly related experience; Master’s degree in a human services field and one year of directly related experience; Bachelor’s degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university and two years directly related experience; Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and three years of directly related experience.

EXPERIENCE PREFERRED: Two or more years working as SW III in Adult Protective Services within a County Department of Social Services and flexible work availability to accommodate afterhours / weekend work.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Application must be submitted before the closing date to Alexander County Human Resources, 621 Liledoun Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Applications can be obtained from Human Resources or downloaded from the County’s website. You may also submit your application online by clicking the “Online Application” link. Only qualified applicants will be referred for an interview.

Pre-employment screening including drug and alcohol testing, criminal background check and a physical are required following a conditional offer of employment. Alexander County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment or provisions of service.

DEPARTMENT: Department of Social Services
POSITION: IMCW II Universal Worker (focus on Adult Medicaid)
SALARY RANGE: Grade 64 $27,871.79 – $39,382.11
POSTING DATES: 11–5–2014 until filled

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The Universal Income Maintenance Caseworker II primary responsibility is to correctly determine an applicant’s eligibility for Food and Nutrition Services, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, Childcare, Work First, Adult Medicaid, and/or Family and Children’s Medicaid. The Universal IMCW II monitors continual compliance with all program requirements, responds to the clients’ requests and needs for assistance, provides input to the supervisor on programmatic issues, and closes the case when a client is no longer eligible for services. The Universal IMCW II is also responsible for determining when a referral to Program Integrity is necessary. Precision and accuracy in computation of benefits must be exact in order to administer the programs and provide benefits to those who need them, without adverse actions such as errors, overpayments, and collection activities. This position must have the ability to understand and educate others of the budgeting procedures for all assistance programs. This position requires careful visual attention to minute details, excellent mental concentration, and extensive manipulative skills. The Universal IMCW II must have good interviewing skills and ability to communicate effectively and develop a satisfactory relationship with people of all socioeconomic backgrounds, while at the same time multi-tasking (i.e. comprehending, interpreting, and applying complex rules and regulations, and practical judgment. Visual attention to accuracy and detail of work, as well as analyzing and correctly entering computations for calculation of income and deductions and budget preparation is essential. This position must be efficient and have excellent organizational skills in order to maintain a current and ever-changing/increasing caseload. The position must have excellent computer skills and have ability to read and interpret policy, job aides, and change notices for competency in NCFAST.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited associate degree program in Human Services Technology, Social Services Associate, Paralegal Technology, Business Administration, Secretarial Science, or a closely related curriculum; or graduation from high school and two years of paraprofessional, clerical, or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, gathering and compiling of data, analysis of data and/or performance of mathematical or legal tasks with at least one year of such experience being in an income maintenance program; or graduation from high school and three years of paraprofessional, clerical or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, the gathering and compiling of data, the analysis of data and/or the performance of mathematical or legal tasks; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. One year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker is required for level II all others will be hired at level I with a corresponding salary grade.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Application must be submitted before the closing date to Alexander County Human Resources, 621 Liledoun Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Applications can be obtained from Human Resources or downloaded from the County’s website. You may also submit your application online by clicking the “Online Application” link. Only qualified applicants will be referred for an interview.

Pre-employment screening including drug and alcohol testing, criminal background check and a physical are required following a conditional offer of employment. Alexander County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment or provisions of service.

DEPARTMENT: Department of Social Services
POSITION: IMCW II Universal Worker (focus on Family & Children Medicaid)
SALARY RANGE: Grade 64 $27,871.79 – $39,382.11
POSTING DATES: 11–5–2014 until filled

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The Universal Income Maintenance Caseworker II primary responsibility is to correctly determine an applicant’s eligibility for Food and Nutrition Services, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, Childcare, Work First, Adult Medicaid, and/or Family and Children’s Medicaid. The Universal IMCW II monitors continual compliance with all program requirements, responds to the clients’ requests and needs for assistance, provides input to the supervisor on programmatic issues, and closes the case when a client is no longer eligible for services. The Universal IMCW II is also responsible for determining when a referral to Program Integrity is necessary. Precision and accuracy in computation of benefits must be exact in order to administer the programs and provide benefits to those who need them, without adverse actions such as errors, overpayments, and collection activities. This position must have the ability to understand and educate others of the budgeting procedures for all assistance programs. This position requires careful visual attention to minute details, excellent mental concentration, and extensive manipulative skills. The Universal IMCW II must have good interviewing skills and ability to communicate effectively and develop a satisfactory relationship with people of all socioeconomic backgrounds, while at the same time multi-tasking (i.e. comprehending, interpreting, and applying complex rules and regulations, and practical judgment. Visual attention to accuracy and detail of work, as well as analyzing and correctly entering computations for calculation of income and deductions and budget preparation is essential. This position must be efficient and have excellent organizational skills in order to maintain a current and ever-changing/increasing caseload. The position must have excellent computer skills and have ability to read and interpret policy, job aides, and change notices for competency in NCFAST.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited associate degree program in Human Services Technology, Social Services Associate, Paralegal Technology, Business Administration, Secretarial Science, or a closely related curriculum; or graduation from high school and two years of paraprofessional, clerical, or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, gathering and compiling of data, analysis of data and/or performance of mathematical or legal tasks with at least one year of such experience being in an income maintenance program; or graduation from high school and three years of paraprofessional, clerical or other public contact experience which included negotiating, interviewing, explaining information, the gathering and compiling of data, the analysis of data and/or the performance of mathematical or legal tasks; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. One year of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker is required for level II all others will be hired at level I with a corresponding salary grade.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Application must be submitted before the closing date to Alexander County Human Resources, 621 Liledoun Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Applications can be obtained from Human Resources or downloaded from the County’s website. You may also submit your application online by clicking the “Online Application” link. Only qualified applicants will be referred for an interview.

Pre-employment screening including drug and alcohol testing, criminal background check and a physical are required following a conditional offer of employment. Alexander County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment or provisions of service.