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Economic Services Specialist
Eagle County Government | Eagle, Colorado
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Job Description

Economic Services Specialist

Eagle, Colorado Full time Year-Round Benefits Eligible $17.49-$21.87 per hour. Performs intake of applications for client benefits and determines initial and continuing eligibility for public assistance programs. Program areas may include Child Care, Emergency, Energy, Financial, Food and Medical Assistance which bring more than $30M in services and benefits annually to Eagle County residents. Offering an amazing benefits package copay medical plan, dental, vision, retirement, tuition programs, wellness programs & more! Creating a better Eagle County for All.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • High school graduate or equivalent supplemented by continuing education in job-related field.

Preferred Education:

  • Certificate in office management or Associates degree in business or related field.

Minimum Work Experience and Qualifications

  • Two years full time experience working in public assistance or related field is required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) language skills required, a bi-lingual skills test may be administered to confirm proficiency.

Preferred Work Experience and Qualifications:

  • Three to five years full time experience in public assistance or related field is preferred.
  • Prior experience in the field of human services including working knowledge of state (specifically Colorado) human services. databases/systems including CBMS and CHATS desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Skills in oral and written communications, math and effective interviewing.
  • Ability to gain knowledge of public assistance and other Human Services programs.
  • Ability to correctly apply program rules and regulations to determine initial and ongoing eligibility.
  • Ability to establish and maintain respectful, professional relationships with clients from a diverse population, community partners, staff, and management.
  • Ability to conduct oneself appropriately in an office environment.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information and immediately identify any potential conflict of interest concerns and escalate to Manager.
  • Willingness and ability to exemplify Eagle County Government's core values of Creativity, Respect, Engagement, Accountability, Team, Excellence, and Service.

License, Certification, or Registration:

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Colorado driver's license within 1 month. A satisfactory motor vehicle record is also required. Must not have any major violations, nor more than one DUI, DWI, DWAI conviction in the past three years.
  • Reliable transportation required. 

 


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