Lta Assistance Payments Worker

State of Michigan
$1,777 - $2,588 Per month MI State of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, 44777 N Gratiot Ave, Clinton Twp, MI 48036, United States Apply before 5/15/2024 11:59
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Overview

The MDHHS mission is to provide opportunities, services, and programs that promote a healthy, safe, and stable environment for residents to be self-sufficient. We are committed to ensuring a diverse workforce and a work environment whereby all employees are treated with dignity, respect and fairness. For more information, please visit our 

The role of the Eligibility Specialist is to strengthen Michigan families by:

  • Ensuring that each person/family that applies for public assistance receives the type and level of assistance that they are eligible for
  • Assessing the needs of each person/family and giving them appropriate information and making any referrals and/or contacts to persons/agencies to help them meet their needs.
  • Providing all families with information about the expectations and goals of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).
  • Encouraging and guiding families in their efforts to become self supporting.
  • View the job specification at:
To be considered, you MUST:
  • Attach a copy of your official transcripts showing you meet the below educational requirements. These must be signed by the registrar or show the university seal. We do accept electronic official transcripts.
  • Attach an up to date resume.
  • Attach a cover letter.
  • Please submit a brief summary of your experience with various computer programs detailing how you used each program in the past and how it has prepared you for this position.
  • For candidates who do NOT possess a State of Michigan Driver's license but have a license from another state, please provide an official two year driving record from the state in which you currently hold a valid license.

Required Education and Experience

Education
Completion of two years of college (60 semester or 90 term credits).

Experience
Assistance Payments Worker 8
No specific type or amount is required.
Assistance Payments Worker 9
One year of experience equivalent to an Assistance Payments Worker 8, Migrant Program Worker 8, or Family Independence Specialist 9.
Assistance Payments Worker E10
Two years of experience equivalent to an Assistance Payments Worker, including one year equivalent to an Assistance Payments Worker 9;
OR
Two years equivalent to a Migrant Program Worker, including one year equivalent to a Migrant Program Worker 9;
OR
Two years of experience equivalent to a Family Independence Specialist, including one year equivalent to a Family Independence Specialist 10.
Assistance Payments Worker 11
Three years of experience equivalent to an Assistance Payments Worker, including one year equivalent to an Assistance Payments Worker E10;
OR
Three years equivalent to a Migrant Program Worker, including one year equivalent to a Migrant Program Worker E10;
OR
Three years of experience equivalent to a Family Independence Specialist, including one year equivalent to a Family Independence Specialist P11.

Alternate Education and Experience

Four years of administrative support experience in a human services or office setting, including two years equivalent to the experienced (E7) level, may be substituted for the education requirement.
Completion of one year of college (30 semester or 45 term credits) and three years of administrative support experience in a human services or office setting, including one year equivalent to the experienced (E7) level, may be substituted for the education
requirement.
Three years of Home Aide experience, including one year equivalent to a Home Aide E8, may be substituted for the education requirement.

Additional Requirements and Information

The physical location of this position is Delta, Dickinson or Menominee.  Based on operational needs and within established limits, remote work and alternate or hybrid work schedule requests for this position may be considered.

Selected candidates who have been approved to work remotely or a hybrid schedule must complete that work within Michigan. Candidates should confirm work location and schedule at the time of interview.  

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MDHHS is proud to be a Michigan Veteran’s Affairs Agency (MVAA) Gold Level Veteran-Friendly Employer.

This position is being filled as LTA with the potential to become permanent, but this is not guaranteed.

For further information regarding this posting please contact Mikkie Morley at 

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