Provides supervision to employees responsible for processing and determining the eligibility of applicants for public assistance benefits (i.e. food stamps, Medicaid, financial, etc) Specifically, this person will supervise KY WORKS staff in the rural counties of Northern Bluegrass Service Region. This position will be working exclusively with our KY Works population. Plans, assigns, reviews & evaluates employees' case work.
Conducts personnel management by interviewing, hiring, grievances, employee recognition & implementing disciplinary action when necessary. Consults with staff on all cases, providing guidance and counseling on complex/difficult cases. Conducts staff meetings regularly to review and interpret policy, program issues, service delivery, etc. Monitors expenditures.
Works cooperatively with community partners including school officials, judicial staff, private child caring agencies, mental service providers, etc. Selection Method : Qualifying: All candidates who apply and meet the minimum requirements are eligible for placement on the register for hiring consideration. Group : HUMAN SERVICES Characteristics of the Class : Provides the first line of supervision to a group of professional and clerical support employees engaged in public assistance program administration; and performs other duties as required. Typical Working Conditions and Unique Physical Requirements : Work is typically performed in an office setting.
Frequent travel is necessary. Additional Requirements : Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.
Commonwealth of Kentucky - 13 months ago