Date Posted: July 7, 2022

Deadline: July 18, 2022

Organization: Department of Social Services

Location: Columbia Area

City: Columbia

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: Hiring Range - Min. $27,587.00 Hiring Range - Max. $34,042.00

Minimum and Additional Requirements

A High School Diploma and three (3) years of clerical, administrative, social work, correctional, business administration, or general business experience.

An Associate's Degree and one (1) year experience in clerical, administrative, social work, correctional, business administration, or general business experience.

Knowledge of proper telephone procedures. Proficiency in the use of personal computers; knowledge of various software including Microsoft Word, as well as the CHIP mainframe system. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

A valid drivers license is required. Must have good insight and initiative in responding to changing conditions. Some overtime may be required.

Job Description:
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 Eligibility Specialist I for our Richland County office who is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of incoming annual and semi-annual recertifications arriving statewide for the State Office SNAP Scanning Center. Responsible for accurately and effectively transferring annual and semi-annual recertifications into the agency's statewide scanning system. .

The Eligibility Specialist I will be responsible for sorting and routing incoming annual and semi-annual re-certifications and appropriate documentation.

Mail processing to include stamping and re-routing mail received in error back to the county or origin or the customer.

Ensures the proper registering, scanning and assigning of documents entering the Scan Center daily. Paper documentation will be processed and reviewed for overall image quality and accuracy.  

Paper documents will be scanned into the statewide scanning system and assigned to the appropriate folder indicating county/worker assignment.

Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of scanning equipment.

Will be required to perform Red Cross shelter/emergency response duties 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 DSS Human Resources will be made through electronic mail, unless otherwise indicated.

This application for employment with the SC Department of Social Services must be completed in its entirety. A resume may be included; but shall not be substituted in lieu of the completion of this application in part or in whole. "See Resume" is not acceptable information for the completion of any part of the requirements of this application. If such is submitted, this employment application will be considered incomplete and may not be forwarded as eligible for consideration to hiring managers.
Employer Address:

1535 Confederate Avenue Extension
Columbia, SC 29201
United States

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