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Title Economic Support Specialist
Open Date 9/22/2014
Deadline (Open until position is filled)
Department Human Services
Facility Human Services - Centralia Center (Wisconsin Rapids)
Job Type Full-time
Pay Rate $15.76/hr to $20.26/hr
Job Details The Wood County Human Services Department has an opening for a full-time Economic Support Specialist position located in Wisconsin Rapids. The purpose of this position is responsible to provide information about and determine eligibility for categorical aids available through public assistance. Interpret and apply federal and state laws and regulations, policy and procedures to individual case circumstances in order to meet the needs of low-income families.

Essential requirements include: High School diploma, as well as a two-year post-secondary degree in business or human services; or two years of college (60 credits) in business or human services; or a current Economic Support Specialist who has successfully completed the State mandatory economic support training. Word processing skills are essential, with typing skills of 35 wpm required. Knowledge of human behavior, motivation, crisis intervention, family and group dynamics, money management, interviewing and assessment skills, organizational and inter-personal skills are necessary. Excellent oral, interviewing and written communication skills.

Position Description Economic Support Specialist Position Description
All job descriptions and conditions of employment are subject to change with or without notice.
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Please print out all of the above documents, fill them out completely, and return to the Wood County Human Resources Department via mail, at P.O. Box 8095, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495-8095. You may also drop them off in the Human Resources Department, Room 204, Wood County Courthouse, 400 Market St., Wisconsin Rapids.
For more information about the application and hiring process, please refer to the "Employment Information" section of the Human Resources Department main page.
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