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DEPARTMENT: Department of Social Services
POSITION: Income Maintenance Caseworker II Adult Medicaid
SALARY RANGE: $16.00/hour (temporary PT no benefits)
POSTING DATES: 10–31–2014—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.

Only applicants with Adult Medicaid and NC FAST experience will be considered.

This position may constitute secondary employment.

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.

EMS Shift Supervisor

Alexander County —  October 31, 2014

DEPARTMENT: Alexander County Emergency Medical Services (Internal Posting)
POSITION: EMS Shift Supervisor
SALARY RANGE: $39,380 – 55,644 (Grade 71)
POSTING DATES: October 30, 2014 – November 6, 2014

Description of Work: The supervisor will work as part of a one-person crew on Quick Response Vehicle to provide emergency medical care and transportation to sick and injured patients in the pre-hospital setting. Duties will include direct supervision of ambulance crews, ambulance operation, direct patient care, inventory and stocking of supplies, documentation, routine station tasks and other operational duties. Computer use for logging of ambulance trips and to complete ambulance call reports is required. Heavy lifting is regularly required. Work schedule is 24-hours on duty/72- hours off duty rotation schedule.

Education and Experience: Certification by North Carolina Office of EMS at the EMT-Paramedic level with a minimum of five years of field and supervisory experience with Alexander County EMS is required. Must possess a valid NC driver’s license and a good driving record. Applicants must currently serve as an Assistant Shift Supervisor.

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”. 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.