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Eligibility Referral Specialist 1 - Knox County JFS Job in Mount Vernon, Ohio US

Eligibility Referral Specialist 1 - Knox County JFS

Knox County - Mount Vernon, OH

Posted: 6/24/2024 - Expires: 9/20/2024

Job ID: 275093988


Job Description

Eligibility Referral Specialist 1

Pay: $17.69 as of 07/01/2024

The Eligibility Referral Specialist 1 determines financial eligibility of applicants for public assistance programs.  Daily responsibilities include conducting interviews by telephone or in-person, obtaining verifications, gathering data, computing budgets, and drawing eligibility conclusions, explaining programs, making referrals for additional resources, documenting case activities, and managing an assigned caseload.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent (post-secondary coursework in social services or case management is a plus, but not necessary)
  • Above average interview skills
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • A current, valid driver’s license
  • Thorough knowledge of general office functions and processes
  • Above average proficiency in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and basic mathematics
  • A service minded attitude with outstanding customer service skills
  • Ability to type and effectively operate/navigate computer programs and be proficient in Microsoft Office 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, and SharePoint)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced work environment and to re-prioritize work assignments
  • Capability to work harmoniously with others and collaboratively with a team
  • Regular and dependable attendance

What’s in it for you?

  • Full-time public employment with benefits
  • Monday – Friday work schedule with 8:00 am – 4:30 pm work hours
  • Excellent medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time off including personal/professional time, vacation, and sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Public employees enjoy OPERS retirement with a generous match
  • Opportunity for career growth and upward mobility

Please send resume to or complete application below.

Contact Information

Personal Contact:
17604 Coshocton Rd.
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Attained Certificate of equivalency for a HS degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
$17.69 - $0.00 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
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