Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: September 16, 2020

Organization: Department of Social Services

Location: Greenwood

City: Greenwood

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: Hiring Range - Min.$23,291.00 Hiring Range - Max.$31,614.00


Minimum and Additional Requirements


A High School Diploma and two (2) years of clerical experience.

Selected positions may require the ability to type at a corrected rate of 35 words per minute.

A working knowledge of policies/procedures of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and other agency programs is desirable.  Must have an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to make and communicate decisions; ability to plan, assign and review work of others as well as ability to address sub-standard performance of staff.  Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.  Employee should be proficient in word processing using Microsoft Office Word; employee must possess excellent customer service skills.

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities

Do you have a passion to provide meaningful contributions to your community?  Would you like to be part of an organization whose central mission is helping to protect, stabilize and strengthen the lives of South Carolina’s children, families, and vulnerable adults?  If so, the SC Department of Social Services has the right job opportunity for you!

We’re looking for an enthusiastic Administrative Specialist II for our Greenwood County office to performs a variety of routine and advanced clerical functions, exercises judgment and uses knowledge of operations, programs, and general office procedures to make independent decisions in assisting the staff and clients in front office setting.

The Administrative Specialist II functions as lead case control receptionist for all programs (SNAP, TANF, Child and Adult Welfare).  Screens and registers new applications and re-certifications for economic services using SCWINS from walk-ins, mail or on line.

Performs job delivery and/or performance with positive or appropriate customer service delivery to clients, the public, and co-workers as an integral requirement.

Makes copies of supporting documentation and scans into SCOSA and rotates work according to RSW procedures.  Solves procedural problems using CHIP and SCOSA.

Maintains front office equipment as necessary.

Participate in Red Cross training and shelter duty or other emergency shelter/services as directed.

All South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) Employees are expected to Adopt, Implement, and Promote the Published Mission, Vision, and Guiding Principles, While Employed by the Agency.

Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)
Application Process:
All applicants must apply online. All correspondence from the Office of Recruitment & Talent Management will be through electronic mail.

Additional Comments
If you have any periods of time when you were not employed, you must also list those periods on your employment application. A resume cannot be substituted for completing work history and education sections of the employment application. The employment application will be considered incomplete and may not be forwarded.

Must have a valid Driver's License and access to motor vehicle. Ability to enter information into computer. Must have a high tolerance for noise or irate clients. Must be able to travel to attend regional/state meetings/training.

If you certify on your application that you have an Associate's Degree or higher, you will be required to provide a certified official college transcript for the highest level of education you have completed upon job offer. Failure to produce an official transcript may result in termination.
Employer Address:

1120 Phoenix St,
Greenwood, SC 29646
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.