Job Opening: Lac qui Parle County Family Service Center
Position: Eligibility Worker – (EW)
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours/week
Location: 930 First Avenue, Madison, MN
Job Duties: Determines financial eligibility for Food Support program (SNAP), MN Family Investment Program (MFIP) or Diversionary Work Program (DWP) and provides ongoing case maintenance. Provides training to clients on use of their electronic benefits (EBT) for food support. Determines cost effective insurance for the Medical Assistance program for other workers. Processes applications for child care assistance program (MEC2) and monitors cases.
Preferred Qualifications: Good communication skills both orally and in writing; Ability to pay attention to detail; Ability to read and understand complex written instructions; Ability to keyboard and use a computer efficiently; Ability to utilize on-line state networks to process applications and renewals; Ability to accept supervision and direction from others; And ability to work cooperatively with clientele and contracted providers.
Closing date for application: May 8, 2019
Examination process: In order to be considered for this job, you must take and pass an examination, which is offered online. The examination consists of seven (7) sub-sections measuring arithmetic, eligibility determination and reading comprehension. You will need a calculator and scratch paper in order to complete this exam. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: You must complete the exam within 3 days of submitting your application, or if you wait until the closing date, you must complete the exam no later than midnight, May 14, 2019. Several of the modules/examination sections are not compatible with Apple products at this time and must be completed in a Windows-based computer system, so you may need to use another Windows-compatible computer to complete the exam(s).
Contact for Information: Kirsten Gloege, Director; Phone #320-598-7594
Lac qui Parle County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.