Legal Assistant (Current Employee), Fairfax, VA – February 5, 2013
Provide legal and technical support to Administrative Law Judges and other professional positions in the processing of claim filed under the provisions of the Social Security Act.
Responsible for developing and processing a request for hearing case from its receipt in the office of its completion, independently performing a wide range of case development – more... actions – less
Temporary Clerical (Former Employee), Philadelphia, PA – March 21, 2014
Pros: easy workload, friendly and supportive managment and co-workers
Cons: no cons
On a typical day, I would assist government employees with clerical work. Management was supportive and friendly. My co-workers were entertaining and helpful. This job was relatively easy, and I cannot think of one thing that was hard about it. I enjoyed the fact that I was given a security clearance and was considered a government employee for the – more... summer. – less
Customer Service Representative (Current Employee), ok – March 20, 2014
face paced loved it, great opportunity for advancement and growth for any experienced professional with planning and organizational skills that balance work, team support and ad-hoc responsibilities in a timely and professional manner.
Service Representative (Former Employee), Inkster, MI – February 26, 2014
Assist the claimants in getting new social security cards, as well as assist in getting claimants social security numbers for the first time. Make address changes and direct deposit changes to assist claimants so their benefits will continue without any delays. Add student statements to claimant file so children can get paid under parents disability – more... until the child is 18 years old and attending school full time. Interview representative payees so they can handle claimants social security when the claimant cannot handle their own business. Add the death inputs into the system so benefits will stop for a deceased claimant. Direct claimants to the appropriate department so they can get their business handled correctly. Add or withdrawal claimants in Medicare when claimant is eligible. – less
mail clerk (Former Employee), Woodlawn, MD – February 21, 2014
the typical day at work was fair, my co-workers were some what ok they got on my nerves sometimes, the most enjoyable part was doing the job the correct way for the simple fact is that I love to stay busy, just knowing that I have done my best.
Night Auditor (Former Employee), Decatur, Ga. – February 20, 2014
A typical day at work would be registering guest in and out of the hotel. Making sure that there are no discrepancy with there stay or bill. Setting up continental breakfast for guest daily with coffee. Closing out the night Audit, making sure that each guest bill with any extra charges are correctly paid and balances. Then downloaded to the appropriate – more... place. via, cash or credit card. – less
Legal Assistant/Secretary (Former Employee), Philadelphia, PA – February 17, 2014
During my time I acted as Legal Assistant/Secretary/ Clerk/ IT and everything else that my direct judge needed to me to be. Scheduling cases and setting up reporters and professionals that were needed for the cases.
Flex time for starting and stopping work. Avalible child care.
Legal Administration Specialist (Former Employee), Richmond, CA – February 10, 2014
Pros: we had a gym that could be used at lunch time or after work.
Cons: two 15 min breaks and 1/2 hr lunch. flex time.
A great place to work the training was outstanding. I love helping people to the fullest. Answering the telephone and working the cases. A typical day at work was working all the new claims first and processing the letters. Assisting coworkers when needed. The hardest part of the job was when you have to stop someones benefits and explain to them why – more... they will not be receiving a check that month or in the future. For example if a student turned 21 years of age and were receiving student benefits there checks would stop. The most enjoyable part of the job is the satisfaction i received from helping the claimants. If there was a problem and you had to go through the case to resolve the problem and put the person back in current pay. – less
Secure job, Good benefits, Can be stressfull. Very busy office environment. Good customer service skills required.
Social Security Claims Representative (Former Employee), Iselin, NJ – January 28, 2014
Pros: job security, benefits
Cons: can be stressfull at times.
Interviewing and adjudicating claims throughout the day. Explaining benefits and eligibility to the general public. learned good customer service skills. Management was fair. Set goals and expected productivity. Co workers were cooperative and at times worked in teams. The most difficult part of the job was at times dealing with belligerent,uncooperative – more... individuals. The most enjoyable part of the job was assisting the general public. Explaining benefits and options. Completing applications. Benefits, compensation, and job security is excellent. – less
CUSTOMER/TELESERVICE REP (Former Employee), Philadelphia, PA – January 14, 2014
Pros: flex time, vacation time
Cons: traveling too far to work (1 1/2 hr without traffic)
THE JOB WAS A GREAT EXPERIENCE FOR ME. I LEARN HOW SOCIAL SECURITY OPERATE ON A REGULAR DAY. MANAGEMENT WAS FAIR, MY CO WORKERS WERE A GOOD GROUP OF PEOPLE TO WORK WITH. THE HARDEST PART OF THE JOB WAS TO KEEP THE CUSTOMERS HAPPY. THE MOST ENJOYABLE PART WAS WHEN I HELP THE CUSTOMERS TO GET WHAT THEY DESERVED AND A SMILE ON THEIR FACE.
Claims Representative (Current Employee), Indianapolis, IN – January 12, 2014
Pros: job security and diversity
Cons: health benefits, "political red tape"
I have learned so much since I started working for Social Security. With our primary goal of public service, I discovered many ways of communication with my claimants, learned quite a lot of diversity, culture, and social responsibility. I have learned to adjust to Social Security's ever-changing policies and procedures. Flexibility is key, I have learned – more... how to adjust to the times (economy, unemployment, a person's struggles not only for themselves, but their family as well.) The thing I enjoy most is the sense of accomplishment in knowing I have helped people. – less