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Eligibility Technician 3

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    Full-time

  • ... Salary: 28.31 per hour
  • Posted on: Apr 24, 2024       Expires on: Jun 08, 2024

Eligibility Technician 3   

JOB TITLE:

Eligibility Technician 3

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Kenai Alaska United States

REMOTE:

No

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full job description

This position is open to Alaskan Residents only.
Please check out the residency definition to determine if you qualify.


What you will be doing:

Eligibility Technician 3 serves as a lead or advanced technician who trains other technicians, assigns, and evaluates work, and/or performs specialized services and the most difficult or controversial case management to determine eligibility and authorize benefits for public and family assistance programs.
This position works with Alaskan families, elders, and other individuals in need to reach higher levels of independence and self-sufficiency by connecting them to the variety of public assistance programs our agency provides.


Our organization, mission, and culture:
The Division of Public Assistance (DPA) is dedicated to supporting Alaskans in need by providing them with the basic living expenses and promoting self-sufficiency.
We treat individuals and families with respect and strive to help them achieve higher levels of independence while valuing their cultural, geographic, and economic diversity.
We are responsible managers of the public programs that we are entrusted with.
We aim to achieve success by focusing on continuous improvement.


The benefits of joining our team:
The Division of Public Assistance (DPA) is devoted to developing and sustaining a quality workforce by developing staff and encouraging career advancement within the agency.
We foster growth and learning, believing that you can begin your career, work your way through the ranks and into the Policy, Administrative and Leadership team of our agency.
We provide a competitive benefits package, flexible work schedules, and job stability.


The working environment you can expect:

This position joins a statewide eligibility team in local Public Assistance offices across the state.
The work location for this particular position is located at: 11312 Kenai Spur Hwy.
, Suite #2 in Kenai AK.


Are you someone who enjoys taking on challenges with rewards, mentoring others, and taking the lead on special projects? If yes, we would like to invite you to join one of our dynamic team at the Division of Public Assistance.
Working with us offers a unique and ever-changing experience that is both challenging and rewarding.
Our aim is to develop a more modern and adaptable system that can better serve Alaskans.
Come and be a part of our dynamic rewarding team that helps to find solutions.


Who we are looking for:

To be successful in this position, a candidate will need the following core competencies in:

  • Stress Tolerance: Deals calmly and effectively with high stress situations (for example, tight deadlines, possible upset individuals, and possibly emergency situations).

  • Self-Management: Sets well-defined and realistic personal goals; displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner; works with minimal supervision; is motivated to achieve; demonstrates responsible behavior; stays organized while working on multiple projects; is open and responsive to feedback.

  • Customer Service: Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside State government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.

  • Oral Communication: Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.

  • Developing Others: Develops the abilities of others to perform and contribute to the health and welfare of Alaskans and the Division by providing ongoing feedback and by providing opportunities to learn through formal and informal methods.


A cover letter is NOT required for this position.
Your complete application, including supplemental questions, will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.
m qualification competencies and what you would bring to the position.


To view the general description and example of duties for this job class, please go to the following link and search for Eligibility Technician 3:
https://www.
governmentjobs.
com/careers/Alaska/
classspecs.

Minimum Qualifications

One year of experience as an Eligibility Technician 2 with the State of Alaska or the equivalent with another employer;

OR

One year performing similar work that developed knowledge and skills in applying program requirements to diverse situations, conducting interviews, and gathering information in order to obtain and verify information while working with client customers in stressful situations.


Substitution:
Post-secondary education in such fields as sociology, social work, psychology, counseling, human services, vocational rehabilitation, developmental disabilities, behavioral sciences, business, public administration, or accounting may substitute for the required experience (undergraduate credits: 2.
67 semester/4 quarter hours = 1 month).

Additional Required Information

At time of application, applicant is requested to submit:

  • A copy of academic transcripts (unofficial are okay; please ensure that the institution name/URL is listed on the transcripts) is used to support that you meet the minimum qualification competencies.
  • Last two (2) years of performance evaluations, if available.
  • Three (3) professional references whom we may contact by phone, one (1) of whom must be your current or most recent supervisor, if not already provided in the application.
Please read the below information carefully.
This applies to your application submission.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS
For your application to be evaluated, you must answer the Supplemental Questions.
Be specific in your answers and describe how you acquired the relevant experience.
Please use complete sentences and proofread your submissions when answering the supplemental questions.
Your responses will be considered a writing sample and used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process.


EDUCATION
To verify education is being used to meet and/or support the required minimum qualifications/competencies, you must fill in the Education section of the application.
If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed.
Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials used to meet or support the minimum qualifications/competencies for a position and are required with each application.
(Unofficial is okay; please ensure the institution/URL name is listed on the transcripts).
Transcripts can be attached at the time of application or provided at the time of interview; if not, transcripts will be required before employment.


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION
If education is completed in a foreign college or university, it may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable.
If utilizing this education, you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in the interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.
S.
education programs or an accredited U.
S.
state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university.
It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
The omission of the required documentation listed will result in an incomplete application, and you will not receive further consideration.


WORK EXPERIENCE
When using work experience not already documented in your application, please provide the employer's name, your job title, employment dates, and whether you were working full-time or part-time.
Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and if minimum qualifications are met.
Work experience needed to meet the minimum qualifications must be documented in the application.
If the application does not support minimum qualifications, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.
A resume will not be used to determine that minimum qualifications have been met for the position to which you are applying.


If you have currently or previously been appointed to a flexibly staffed position, please ensure your work experience within a flexibly staffed position indicates the actual dates employed at each level.
Ensure your time and any subsequent flex promotion(s) are documented as a separate position.
This is required as minimum qualifications require experience at a particular level in which the lower level may not be considered.
If this information is not accurately reflected in your application, this may cause the processing of your application for consideration to be delayed.


NOTE: Attaching a resume or curriculum vitae is not an alternative to filling out the application.
Noting "see resume or CV" or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.


The State of Alaska does not provide VISA Employer sponsorships.

APPLICATION NOTICE

You can ONLY apply for this position through the Workplace Alaska website or via hardcopy application.
If you accessed this recruitment bulletin through a job search portal such as AlaskaJobs or any other database, you MUST use a Workplace Alaska online or hardcopy application to apply successfully.
Instructions on how to apply with Workplace Alaska may be found on the Workplace Alaska "How to Apply" webpage, found here: http://doa.
alaska.
gov/dop/workplace/help/

NOTICE
Questions regarding the application process can be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 800-587-0430 (toll-free) or (907) 465- 4095.
If you choose to be contacted by email, please ensure your email address is correct on your application and that the spam filter will permit email from the 'govermentjobs.
com' domains.
For information on allowing emails from the 'governmentjobs.
com' domains, visit the Lost Password Help page at https://www.
governmentjobs.
com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPassword.


EEO STATEMENT
The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at P.
O.
Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201.
The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.


WORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCE
Questions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll-free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are in the Juneau area.
Requests for information may also be emailed to recruitment.
services@alaska.
gov.


For applicant password assistance, please visit https://www.
governmentjobs.
com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPassword.

Contact Information

For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager at:

Name:
Summer Hall
Title: Eligibility Office Manager 2
Email: summer.
hall@alaska.
gov


Careers with the State of Alaska offer MANY benefits

The following information describes typical benefits available to employees of the State of Alaska.
Actual benefits received may differ by bargaining unit or branch of government, position type, or be prorated for other than full time work.


For a quick breakdown of the insurance, health, and retirement benefits available for State Employees you can view an orientation video from Division of Retirement and Benefits.
(Please note this video is specifically designed for new State Employees.
)

Insurance Benefits
  • Health insurance, which includes employer contributions toward medical/vision/dental
    • The following employee groups are under AlaskaCare Benefits administered by the State: See https://drb.
      alaska.
      gov/help/plans.
      html for additional information.
      • AVTEC
      • Confidential
      • Correctional Officers
      • Marine Engineers
      • Mt.
        Edgecumbe Teachers
      • Supervisory
      • Unlicensed Vessel Personnel/Inland Boatman's Union
      • Exempt employees (not covered by collective bargaining)
    • The following employee groups are covered by Union health trusts.
      Contact the appropriate Union for additional information.
      • General Government
      • Labor, Trades and Crafts
      • Public Safety Employees Association
      • Masters, Mates & Pilots
  • Employer paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available (amount depends on Bargaining Unit)
Optional Insurance Benefits
  • Group-based insurance premiums for
    • Term life (employee, spouse or qualified same sex partner, and dependents)
    • Long-term and short-term disability
    • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
    • Long-term care (self and eligible family members)
    • Supplemental Survivor Benefits
  • Employee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expenses

Retirement Benefits
  • Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Teachers' Retirement System (TRS)
  • Matching employer contribution into a defined contribution program (new employees)
  • Employer contribution into a defined benefit or defined contribution program (current employees)
  • Contributions to the Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan in lieu of contributions to Social Security
  • Option to enroll in the Alaska Deferred Compensation Program
  • Note: The Defined Contribution Plan, Supplemental Annuity Plan and Deferred Compensation Program offer a variety of investment options
See https://drb.
alaska.
gov/retiree/ for additional information
Paid Leave & Other Benefits
  • Personal leave with an accrual rate increase based on time served
  • Eleven paid holidays a year

Position Details

POSTED:

Apr 24, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

28.31 per hour

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1714887811-05c1d7b4d2bd44ef57f69110929d8ae3

LOCATION:

Alaska United States

CITY:

Kenai

Job Origin:

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Full job description

This position is open to Alaskan Residents only.
Please check out the residency definition to determine if you qualify.


What you will be doing:

Eligibility Technician 3 serves as a lead or advanced technician who trains other technicians, assigns, and evaluates work, and/or performs specialized services and the most difficult or controversial case management to determine eligibility and authorize benefits for public and family assistance programs. This position works with Alaskan families, elders, and other individuals in need to reach higher levels of independence and self-sufficiency by connecting them to the variety of public assistance programs our agency provides.

Our organization, mission, and culture:
The Division of Public Assistance (DPA) is dedicated to supporting Alaskans in need by providing them with the basic living expenses and promoting self-sufficiency. We treat individuals and families with respect and strive to help them achieve higher levels of independence while valuing their cultural, geographic, and economic diversity. We are responsible managers of the public programs that we are entrusted with. We aim to achieve success by focusing on continuous improvement.

The benefits of joining our team:
The Division of Public Assistance (DPA) is devoted to developing and sustaining a quality workforce by developing staff and encouraging career advancement within the agency. We foster growth and learning, believing that you can begin your career, work your way through the ranks and into the Policy, Administrative and Leadership team of our agency. We provide a competitive benefits package, flexible work schedules, and job stability.


The working environment you can expect:

This position joins a statewide eligibility team in local Public Assistance offices across the state. The work location for this particular position is located at: 11312 Kenai Spur Hwy., Suite #2 in Kenai AK.


Are you someone who enjoys taking on challenges with rewards, mentoring others, and taking the lead on special projects? If yes, we would like to invite you to join one of our dynamic team at the Division of Public Assistance. Working with us offers a unique and ever-changing experience that is both challenging and rewarding. Our aim is to develop a more modern and adaptable system that can better serve Alaskans. Come and be a part of our dynamic rewarding team that helps to find solutions.


Who we are looking for:

To be successful in this position, a candidate will need the following core competencies in:

  • Stress Tolerance: Deals calmly and effectively with high stress situations (for example, tight deadlines, possible upset individuals, and possibly emergency situations).

  • Self-Management: Sets well-defined and realistic personal goals; displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner; works with minimal supervision; is motivated to achieve; demonstrates responsible behavior; stays organized while working on multiple projects; is open and responsive to feedback.

  • Customer Service: Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside State government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.

  • Oral Communication: Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.

  • Developing Others: Develops the abilities of others to perform and contribute to the health and welfare of Alaskans and the Division by providing ongoing feedback and by providing opportunities to learn through formal and informal methods.


A cover letter is NOT required for this position. Your complete application, including supplemental questions, will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process. m qualification competencies and what you would bring to the position.

To view the general description and example of duties for this job class, please go to the following link and search for Eligibility Technician 3:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Alaska/classspecs.

Minimum Qualifications

One year of experience as an Eligibility Technician 2 with the State of Alaska or the equivalent with another employer;

OR

One year performing similar work that developed knowledge and skills in applying program requirements to diverse situations, conducting interviews, and gathering information in order to obtain and verify information while working with client customers in stressful situations.

Substitution:
Post-secondary education in such fields as sociology, social work, psychology, counseling, human services, vocational rehabilitation, developmental disabilities, behavioral sciences, business, public administration, or accounting may substitute for the required experience (undergraduate credits: 2.67 semester/4 quarter hours = 1 month).

Additional Required Information

At time of application, applicant is requested to submit:

  • A copy of academic transcripts (unofficial are okay; please ensure that the institution name/URL is listed on the transcripts) is used to support that you meet the minimum qualification competencies.
  • Last two (2) years of performance evaluations, if available.
  • Three (3) professional references whom we may contact by phone, one (1) of whom must be your current or most recent supervisor, if not already provided in the application.
Please read the below information carefully. This applies to your application submission.
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS
For your application to be evaluated, you must answer the Supplemental Questions. Be specific in your answers and describe how you acquired the relevant experience. Please use complete sentences and proofread your submissions when answering the supplemental questions. Your responses will be considered a writing sample and used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process.

EDUCATION
To verify education is being used to meet and/or support the required minimum qualifications/competencies, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials used to meet or support the minimum qualifications/competencies for a position and are required with each application. (Unofficial is okay; please ensure the institution/URL name is listed on the transcripts). Transcripts can be attached at the time of application or provided at the time of interview; if not, transcripts will be required before employment.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION
If education is completed in a foreign college or university, it may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education, you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in the interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. The omission of the required documentation listed will result in an incomplete application, and you will not receive further consideration.

WORK EXPERIENCE
When using work experience not already documented in your application, please provide the employer's name, your job title, employment dates, and whether you were working full-time or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and if minimum qualifications are met. Work experience needed to meet the minimum qualifications must be documented in the application. If the application does not support minimum qualifications, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment. A resume will not be used to determine that minimum qualifications have been met for the position to which you are applying.

If you have currently or previously been appointed to a flexibly staffed position, please ensure your work experience within a flexibly staffed position indicates the actual dates employed at each level. Ensure your time and any subsequent flex promotion(s) are documented as a separate position. This is required as minimum qualifications require experience at a particular level in which the lower level may not be considered. If this information is not accurately reflected in your application, this may cause the processing of your application for consideration to be delayed.

NOTE: Attaching a resume or curriculum vitae is not an alternative to filling out the application. Noting "see resume or CV" or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.

The State of Alaska does not provide VISA Employer sponsorships.

APPLICATION NOTICE

You can ONLY apply for this position through the Workplace Alaska website or via hardcopy application. If you accessed this recruitment bulletin through a job search portal such as AlaskaJobs or any other database, you MUST use a Workplace Alaska online or hardcopy application to apply successfully. Instructions on how to apply with Workplace Alaska may be found on the Workplace Alaska "How to Apply" webpage, found here: http://doa.alaska.gov/dop/workplace/help/

NOTICE
Questions regarding the application process can be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 800-587-0430 (toll-free) or (907) 465- 4095. If you choose to be contacted by email, please ensure your email address is correct on your application and that the spam filter will permit email from the 'govermentjobs.com' domains. For information on allowing emails from the 'governmentjobs.com' domains, visit the Lost Password Help page at https://www.governmentjobs.com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPassword.

EEO STATEMENT
The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at P. O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

WORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCE
Questions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll-free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to recruitment.services@alaska.gov.

For applicant password assistance, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPassword.

Contact Information

For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager at:

Name:
Summer Hall
Title: Eligibility Office Manager 2
Email: summer.hall@alaska.gov


Careers with the State of Alaska offer MANY benefits

The following information describes typical benefits available to employees of the State of Alaska. Actual benefits received may differ by bargaining unit or branch of government, position type, or be prorated for other than full time work.

For a quick breakdown of the insurance, health, and retirement benefits available for State Employees you can view an orientation video from Division of Retirement and Benefits. (Please note this video is specifically designed for new State Employees.)

Insurance Benefits
  • Health insurance, which includes employer contributions toward medical/vision/dental
    • The following employee groups are under AlaskaCare Benefits administered by the State: See https://drb.alaska.gov/help/plans.html for additional information.
      • AVTEC
      • Confidential
      • Correctional Officers
      • Marine Engineers
      • Mt. Edgecumbe Teachers
      • Supervisory
      • Unlicensed Vessel Personnel/Inland Boatman's Union
      • Exempt employees (not covered by collective bargaining)
    • The following employee groups are covered by Union health trusts. Contact the appropriate Union for additional information.
      • General Government
      • Labor, Trades and Crafts
      • Public Safety Employees Association
      • Masters, Mates & Pilots
  • Employer paid Basic Life insurance with additional coverage available (amount depends on Bargaining Unit)
Optional Insurance Benefits
  • Group-based insurance premiums for
    • Term life (employee, spouse or qualified same sex partner, and dependents)
    • Long-term and short-term disability
    • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
    • Long-term care (self and eligible family members)
    • Supplemental Survivor Benefits
  • Employee-funded flexible spending accounts for tax savings on eligible health care or dependent care expenses

Retirement Benefits
  • Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Teachers' Retirement System (TRS)
  • Matching employer contribution into a defined contribution program (new employees)
  • Employer contribution into a defined benefit or defined contribution program (current employees)
  • Contributions to the Alaska Supplemental Annuity Plan in lieu of contributions to Social Security
  • Option to enroll in the Alaska Deferred Compensation Program
  • Note: The Defined Contribution Plan, Supplemental Annuity Plan and Deferred Compensation Program offer a variety of investment options
See https://drb.alaska.gov/retiree/ for additional information
Paid Leave & Other Benefits
  • Personal leave with an accrual rate increase based on time served
  • Eleven paid holidays a year

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