Assistance Payments Worker 8-E10 Clinton and Eaton Counties
Assistance Payments Worker 8-E10 Clinton and Eaton Counties
$42,702.40 - $58,843.20 Annually
St. Johns, MI
Permanent Full Time
Health and Human Services - Counties
APW - CLINTON/EATON
UNITED AUTO WORKERS (UAW)
The MDHHS mission is to provide opportunities, services, and programs that promote a healthy, safe, and stable environment for residents to be self-sufficient. We are committed to ensuring a diverse workforce and a work environment whereby all employees are treated with dignity, respect and fairness. For more information, please visit our MDHHS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan.
The role of the Eligibility Specialist is to strengthen Michigan families by:
Ensuring that each person/family that applies for public assistance receives the type and level of assistance that they are eligible for
Assessing the needs of each person/family and giving them appropriate information and making any referrals and/or contacts to persons/agencies to help them meet their needs.
Providing all families with information about the expectations and goals of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).
Encouraging and guiding families in their efforts to become self supporting
Assistance Payments Worker Position Description (https://MCSC.state.mi.us/AgencyPDFs/APW Composite Preapproved 091321.pdf)
View the job specification at: Job Specification (http://www.michigan.gov/documents/AssistancePaymentsWorker_12090_7.pdf)
To be considered, you MUST:
Attach a copy of your official transcripts showing you meet the below educational requirements. These must be signed by the registrar or show the university seal. We do accept electronic official transcripts.
Attach an up to date resume.
Attach a cover letter
You must attach an essay summarizing how your prior work experience has prepared you for this position.
For candidates who do NOT possess a State of Michigan Driver's license but have a license from another state, please provide an official two year driving record from the state in which you currently hold a valid license.
Required Education and Experience
Completion of two years of college (60 semester or 90 term credits).
Assistance Payments Worker 8
No specific type or amount is required.
Assistance Payments Worker 9
One year of experience equivalent to an Assistance Payments Worker 8, Migrant Program Worker 8, or Family Independence Specialist 9.
Assistance Payments Worker E10
Two years of experience equivalent to an Assistance Payments Worker, including one year equivalent to an Assistance Payments Worker 9;
Two years equivalent to a Migrant Program Worker, including one year equivalent to a Migrant Program Worker 9;
Two years of experience equivalent to a Family Independence Specialist, including one year equivalent to a Family Independence Specialist 10.
Alternate Education and Experience
Four years of administrative support experience in a human services or office setting, including two years equivalent to the experienced (E7) level, may be substituted for the education requirement.
Completion of one year of college (30 semester or 45 term credits) and three years of administrative support experience in a human services or office setting, including one year equivalent to the experienced (E7) level, may be substituted for the education
Three years of Home Aide experience, including one year equivalent to a Home Aide E8, may be substituted for the education requirement.
Additional Requirements and Information
Your application will be valid for 6 months from the date you apply. To make changes or add attachments, you may reapply.
See instructions for attaching files here: Instructions (https://civilservice.state.mi.us/AgencyPDFs/New_Online_Employment_Application_Guide_-_First_Time_User_446027_7.pdf)
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State employment benefits include everything from health insurance to retirement income and can be worth 25% to 50% of salary depending on wages and benefits.
This page briefly explains some benefits provided under Civil Service rules or union contracts.
Full-time employees receive between 15 and 35 vacation days per year. Employees also receive 13 sick days per year and 8 hours of leave to participate in certain school functions or community activities. Employees may also qualify for up to 12 weeks of paid or unpaid leave for certain family or medical situations.
State employees receive 12 or 13 scheduled paid holidays each year, including New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Memorial Day, and Veterans Day.
Alternative Work Schedules
Flexible work schedules and telecommuting options are available in many jobs.
Insurance and Other Benefits
Eligible employees can choose from a variety of health insurance plans, including a PPO, HMOs, and a High Deductible Health Plan with HSA (effective January 1, 2021). Other coverage includes vision, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, as well as tax-deferred Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health, prescription, dental and vision eligible expenses, dependent care expenses, and Qualified Transportation Fringe Benefits (QTFB). Employees also have the option to purchase additional life, accidental death, and long-term care insurance, auto/home insurance, identify theft protection, and legal services.
Paid Parental Leave
Provides eligible individuals up to 12 weeks of paid leave immediately following birth or adoption of a child.
Employees may invest income in a tax-deferred retirement investment program. The state offers two optional deferred compensation plans, the 457 and 401(k). Employees decide the amount deducted from their paychecks.
Employees receive a minimum 4% state contribution toward their retirement fund. If an employee elects to contribute more, the state will match up to 3%. The Office of Retirement Services administers two different retirement plans for State of Michigan employees: Defined Benefit (DB) (https://www.michigan.gov/orsstatedb) and Defined Contribution (DC) (https://www.michigan.gov/orsstatedc) . New hires can also receive up to a 2% employer match into a Personal Healthcare Fund and a lump-sum credit to a tax-deferred account if eligible. More information is available at the Office of Retirement Services (https://www.michigan.gov/ors/0,4649,7-144-6183---,00.html) .
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Eaton - Charlotte, MI
Clinton - St. Johns, MI
ASTPWKR8-E10 - Do you possess one of the following? Two years of college (60 semester or 90 term credits). Please attach a copy of your official transcript(s). OR Four years of administrative support experience in a human services or office setting, including two years equivalent to the experienced (E7) level. OR One year of college (30 semester or 45 term credits) and three years of administrative support experience in a human services or office setting, including one year equivalent to the experienced (E7) level. Please attach a copy of your official transcript(s). OR Three years of Home Aide experience, including one year equivalent to a Home Aide E8.
Do you have an associate's degree or higher? (Please attach a copy of college transcript. Applicants who fail to do so