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SC Department of Public Safety Human Services Specialist II (SNAP Review Specialist) / DSS Internal / 61014777 in Aiken County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

_This is a South Carolina Department of Social Services Internal Job Posting. Only current South Carolina Department of Social Services employees are eligible for this position. _* *

Do you have a passion to provide meaningful contributions to your community? Would you like to be part of an organization whose central mission is helping to protect, stabilize and strengthen the lives of South Carolina's children, families, and vulnerable adults? If so, the SC Department of Social Services has the right job opportunity for you!

We're looking for an enthusiastic Human Services Specialist II for our Midlands Region who is responsible for investigation, claim establishment, adjudication, recoupment, and collection activities for all EBT trafficking and/or misuse cases and USDA retailer disqualifications in which an overpayment occurred.

The Human Services Specialist manages Benefit Integrity Caseload to timely establish or unfound referrals against cases where misuse and/or trafficking of EBT benefits is suspected and USDA retailer disqualifications.

Monitors and completes necessary follow-up activities on established claims. Initiates collections and/or recoupments of over-payments. Adjudicates intentional program violations. Represents the agency in hearings. Coordinates with the Office of Inspector General and the Court system to prosecute and collect restitution from trafficking cases.

Reviews referrals, analyzes case records and/or transaction histories, conducts interviews with clients, witnesses, and collateral contacts to obtain thorough evidence to document the existence and/or non-existence of an overpayment of EBT misuse/trafficking, along with the responsibility and classification of claim.

Reviews and is knowledgeable of and correctly applies past and current SNAP, TANF, and Benefit Integrity policies and procedures.

Performs Red Cross shelter duty or other emergency shelter duty and/or services as directed.

All South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) Employees are expected to Adopt, Implement, and Promote the Published *Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles, While Employed by the Agency.*

Minimum and Additional Requirements

A High School Diploma and four (4) years of experience in clerical, administrative, social work, correctional, business administration or general business.

An Associate Degree and two (2) year of experience in clerical, administrative, social work, correctional, business administration or general business.

Must have a knowledge and understanding of past and present policies. Working knowledge of fact-gathering methods and interviewing techniques. Working Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations relative to the area of responsibility. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to understand the needs, problems, and attitudes of recipients.

Additional Comments

This application for employment with the SC Department of Social Services must be completed in its entirety. *A resume may be included; but shall not be substituted in lieu of the completion of this application in part or in whole. "See Resume" is not acceptable information for the completion of any part of the requirements of this application. *If such is submitted, this employment application will be considered incomplete and may not be forwarded as eligible for consideration to hiring managers.

Individuals must comply with necessary field work assignments. Must have a valid driver's license, have access to and able to operate a motor vehicle.

If you certify, by completion and submission of this application, that you possess educational credentials that qualify you for the available DSS positions, you will be required to provide a certified official transcript, if you are selected for job offer.

*DIVISION: *Economic Services (Benefit Integrity) / Midlands Region

Salary: $27,527.00 - $50,930.00 Annually

Location: Aiken County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 107591

Closing: 11/30/2020 5:00 PM Eastern

Residency Requirement: No

Class Code: GA40

Position Number: 61014777

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 4

Hiring Range - Min.: $28,902.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $39,228.00

Opening Date: 11/20/2020

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: All applicants must apply online. All correspondence from DSS Human Resources will be made through electronic mail, unless otherwise indicated.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Social Services

Address: 1535 Confederate Avenue Extension Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-898-7315 ext. 2