Social Services Worker/Trainee

Company Name:
State of Nebraska
Job Code: 60005100
Job Title: Social Services Worker/Trainee
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 06/13/14 11:59 PM Central Time
Salary: $13.57 Hourly
$28,225.60 Annually
Location: Columbus, Nebraska
Requisition #: 201402240
Position #: 60005100
Department: Health & Human Services Department
Print Job Information-Apply
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
Examples of Work:
This position is the first step to qualify for advancement to a Social Service Worker. Your day would involve interviews with people of varied socio-economic levels to gather financial and demographic information while developing and maintaining working relationships. Through the interview process you would assess client situations and make referral for community resources and services; verify client information using computer databases; document client contacts; accurately process assigned work within established timelines and prepare correspondence.
Hours: 8-5, Monday - Friday.
Qualifications / Requirements:
REQUIREMENTS: 24 Semester hours of post high school education in behavioral sciences, public/business administration, social sciences, education or closely related field OR experience in customer service, determining eligibility for public assistance, examining/processing financial loan applications, medical or unemployment insurance or rehabilitation claims, unemployment services OR a combination of education and experience in any of the above areas.
PREFERRED: Bilingual skills in English and Spanish.
OTHER: Applicants selected for an interview will need to complete a typing test and receive a minimum score of 30 net words per minute for continued consideration for the position.

Don't Be Fooled

The fraudster will send a check to the victim who has accepted a job. The check can be for multiple reasons such as signing bonus, supplies, etc. The victim will be instructed to deposit the check and use the money for any of these reasons and then instructed to send the remaining funds to the fraudster. The check will bounce and the victim is left responsible.