Human Services Specialist

Job Order # Company Job Type Salary Location Application Deadline
10481629 Kansas Department for Children and Families Full-Time 15.75 Wichita, KS 10/30/2017
Job Description: The Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) currently has multiple unclassified Human Services Specialist positions in the Economic and Employment Services division. These positions are located in the Wichita Service Center. The starting salary for these positions is $15.75 per hour. As a Human Services Specialist, you will collect and analyze information required to determine eligibility and potential effect on benefits or services, investigates questionable situations and notifies appropriate departments of discrepancies identified and refers customers to appropriate services. Click on the link to download position description here, http://content.dcf.ks.gov/hr/careers/k0231672.pdf Minimum Requirements: Four years of experience interviewing, investigating, compiling information, documenting decisions, interpreting guidelines and/or providing technical assistance relevant to the agency's programs. Post-secondary education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency. Preferred Criteria: Current DCF systems experience (KAECSES, BASI/BARI, EATTS, KESSEP), Case Management experience, Four-Year Degree. KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199. Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement: The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ensures you the right to reasonable accommodations. A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunities for employment with the State of Kansas. Arrangements will be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation for completing an application form, interviewing or any other part of the employment process. It is your responsibility to make your needs known to the Wichita Region at 316-337-6428. How you will be evaluated and what to expect next: Your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum requirements and rated based on your qualifications. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. Once your completed application package, including all required documents (see below) is received, an evaluation of your qualifications will be conducted in order to determine your ranking. Based on this ranking, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. If you are selected for an interview and are one of the top candidates, you will be subject to a security background check. Security Clearance: A background check (KBI – Criminal background, welfare fraud, driver’s license, and Child/Adult Abuse and Neglect Registry) is requires for all positions with the Department for Children and Families (DCF) as a condition of employment, which may include fingerprinting and FBI check. Security clearance must be obtained prior to employment with DCF. Join the DCF team by: Register by completing the online Personal Data form through https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/ Submit a State of Kansas Employment Application https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/ (select DCF-Wichita) Submit KDOR tax clearance certificate IMPORTANT: Include the job requisition number (#187787) and your last name in the subject line for and all correspondence. • Resume • Cover letter • Copy of college transcripts (if applicable) • Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate As the leading Social Services agency, DCF has a Mission: To Protect Children, Promote Healthy Families and Encourage Personal Responsibility. DCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) committed to a diverse workforce. Find out more about us at our website

How to Apply:

By Application Deadline: Open until filled. Citizenship Statement: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification documentation upon request. Use the method most convenient for you: E Mail: Christopher.Pepper@ks.gov Online at https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/ Fax: (316) 337-6742 Mail: Department for Children and Families (DCF), Attention: Personnel 2601 S. Oliver, Wichita, KS 67210 Questions? Contact us by: Phone: (316) 337-6735 Email: Christopher.Pepper@ks.gov

Helpful Information:

Join the DCF team by: Register by completing the online Personal Data form through https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/ Submit a State of Kansas Employment Application https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/ (select DCF-Wichita) Submit KDOR tax clearance certificate IMPORTANT: Include the job requisition number (#187787) and your last name in the subject line for and all correspondence. • Resume • Cover letter • Copy of college transcripts (if applicable) • Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate
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