Assistance Payments Worker 8-E10 Midland
Assistance Payments Worker 8-E10 Midland
$20.74 - $28.57 Hourly
Permanent Full Time
Health and Human Services - Counties
APW - MIDLAND
5/8/2022 11:59 PM Eastern
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 (https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mdhhs/MDHHS_Diversity_Equity_and_Inclusion_Plan_649033_7.pdf) .
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
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.
Attach an up-to-date resume
Attach a cover letter
Attach a separate document with the answering the following question. *Why did you apply to be an Assistance Payments Worker, and why this is a good fit?
Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application being screened out.
Review the position description at: Position Description (https://mcsc.state.mi.us/AgencyPDFs/APWcomposite.pdf)
Review the job specification at: Job Specification (https://civilservice.state.mi.us/AgencyPDFs/ASTPWKREPD.pdf)
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.
Assistance Payments Worker 11
Three years of experience equivalent to an Assistance Payments Worker, including one year equivalent to an Assistance Payments Worker E10;
Three years equivalent to a Migrant Program Worker, including one year equivalent to a Migrant Program Worker E10;
Three years of experience equivalent to a Family Independence Specialist, including one year equivalent to a Family Independence Specialist P11.
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
When you apply, your application is valid for 6 months. After 6 months, you MUST reapply for continued consideration.
This position may be filled as a limited term assignment that has the potential of becoming permanent, but this is not guaranteed.
Midland County- Health and Human Services, 1509 Washington, Midland, MI 48640.
The department reserves the right to close this posting at any time if it is determined that a sufficient number of applications have been received. For information about this specific posting you may contact Susan Bowne at BowneS@michigan.gov
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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) .
Do you possess one of the following? At least two years of college (60 semester or 90 term credits). If so, please attach a copy of your official college transcripts; OR at least four years of administrati