Benefit Program Specialist I – Shenandoah County

Conducts interviews of persons to determine eligibility for assistance and re-determines their continuing eligibility; explains nature of temporary assistance benefit programs and determines reasons and need for assistance; processes applications for financial assistance and diversion; explains client responsibilities, rights and program availability; computes assistance plans; evaluates employability of clients and explores potential sources of income. $27,366-$41,175. Application deadline February 4, 2011.

Employer/Hiring Agency:  Commonwealth of Virginia – Department of Social Services.   For a complete job description including application instructions, visit the web page referencing job posting number 0043495 (link included here).