Eligibility Specialist

$19.85 - $27.05 hourly
  • Lane Council of Governments
  • 1015 Willamette Street, Eugene, OR, USA
  • Jun 09, 2021
Full time Senior Citizen Programs

Job Description

Wage Range:  $19.85 - $27.05 per hour, plus full benefits package

(Note: On July 1, 2021, S&DS positions will receive a 2.08% wage increase.)

Lane Council of Governments (LCOG) seeks an Eligibility Specialist for its Senior & Disability Services (S&DS) Division. This full-time position is characterized by frequent customer contact in the office or on the telephone, applying rules and policies, processing a high volume of detailed desk work, and using multiple computer databases to determine eligibility for multiple programs and program recipients.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:  High school diploma or G.E.D. and four years’ experience working in human service programs, preferably with seniors and people with disabilities, or any combination of education and experience that provides the occupant with the skills, knowledge, and ability required to perform the job.

Valid Oregon State driver's license, or the ability to obtain reliable transportation to various sites within the State of Oregon, required.

Passing a background check is required for this position.

Full job description, submission instructions, and required application are available online at www.lcog.org/jobs or by calling LCOG at (541) 682-4283. Application packet must include resume, cover letter, and Official LCOG Job Application. Open until filled. EOE/AA