Economic Support Specialist

Application Deadline: 9/28/2020
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Chippewa County is accepting applications for a full-time Economic Support Specialist position within the Department of Human Services. The job duties of the Economic Support Specialist include but are not limited to assess the human need for relief from poverty and its effects; to determine sources, types, and levels of assistance available by law and take proper action to issue benefits and conduct case management activities to eligible clients requesting such programs and services.

• Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with one (1) year or more of experience as an Income Maintenance / Economic Support Specialist in the state of Wisconsin required, or Bachelor’s degree in a human services or financial related program required with one (1) year of recent human services or financial work experience preferred. Previous work experience with benefit programs and determining benefit eligibility preferred. Work experience must include direct customer contact. A valid driver’s license required. Visit www.co.chippewa.wi.us to view the full position description and other job requirements.

Starting Wage: $20.03 – $22.04 per hour depending on qualifications plus an excellent fringe benefit package. Maximum Wage: $27.55 per hour.

Benefits: Health insurance options offered through Security Health Plan include a high deductible plan option ($2,000 for an individual and $4,000 for a family) with $0 premiums! We also offer a low deductible plan ($500 for an individual and $1,500 for a family) with monthly premiums ranging from $70 per month for an individual and $178 for a family. Wisconsin Retirement System pension! Dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending, accident insurance and disability insurance offered. Generous PTO program of 7.09 hours of PTO earned per pay period (26 pay periods in a year). For more information on Chippewa County’s benefits visit our website at https://www.co.chippewa.wi.us/government/administration/human-resources-division/employee-benefits.

Applications will only be accepted through the online application process at www.co.chippewa.wi.us under Career Opportunities. Applications must be submitted electronically by Monday, September 28, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. Application materials received after that date and time will not be considered. EOE.