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Economic Support Specialist
Title:Economic Support Specialist
Department:Health and Human Services
Deadline:Open until filled.
Recruitment ends at 4:30 p.m. :N/A
Job Type:Full time
Hours per week:40 hours/week
Salary Range:$20.13/hour

Do you have good attention to detail and the ability to determine eligibility for benefits using complex laws and statutes? Do you get satisfaction from helping others receive the benefits they are entitled to? Portage County Health & Human Services has an opening for an Economic Support Specialist that may be of interest to you!

Portage County offers a robust benefit package for this position. Benefits include;

  • State of Wisconsin Retirement Plan

  • Health insurance- your choice of two health plans- (Health Savings Account associated with the High Deductible Health Plan with a County contribution)

  • Vacation

  • Paid holidays

  • Sick leave

  • Flexible spending account

  • Life insurance- premium paid by the County

  • Long term disability insurance- premium paid by the County

  • Dental insurance

  • 457B Deferred Compensation Plan

This is a brief description of the job duties:

This position provides initial and continued eligibility determinations for public assistance benefits administered through the agency. This position screens and interviews applicants for various financial and economic relief programs. The position involves considerable contact with customers, agency staff, and other community agencies. The position fields calls from applicants, recipients and the general public through the Consortium Call Center. Position works with public assistance programs, including but not limited to FoodShare and Medicaid/Badgercare+.

These are the skills we are seeking:

High school diploma or equivalency required.

Two years post- secondary education in related human services field preferred.

One year experiencing record keeping, documentation, reporting, or bookkeeping required.

Education or experience in operating a computer required.





This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications