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"Eligibility Interviewer, Government Program"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Determine eligibility of persons applying to receive assistance from government programs and agency resources, such as welfare, unemployment benefits, social security, and public housing.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Eligibility Interviewer, Government Program"

1) Answer applicants' questions about benefits and claim procedures.

2) Check with employers or other references to verify answers and obtain further information.

3) Compile, record, and evaluate personal and financial data in order to verify completeness and accuracy, and to determine eligibility status.

4) Compute and authorize amounts of assistance for programs such as grants, monetary payments, and food stamps.

5) Initiate procedures to grant, modify, deny, or terminate assistance, or refer applicants to other agencies for assistance.

6) Interpret and explain information such as eligibility requirements, application details, payment methods, and applicants' legal rights.

7) Interview and investigate applicants for public assistance to gather information pertinent to their applications.

8) Interview benefits recipients at specified intervals to certify their eligibility for continuing benefits.

9) Keep records of assigned cases, and prepare required reports.

 

 

11) Schedule benefits claimants for adjudication interviews to address questions of eligibility.

12) Conduct annual, interim, and special housing reviews and home visits to ensure conformance to regulations.


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13) Monitor the payments of benefits throughout the duration of a claim.

14) Investigate claimants for the possibility of fraud or abuse.

15) Prepare applications and forms for applicants for such purposes as school enrollment, employment, and medical services.

16) Provide social workers with pertinent information gathered during applicant interviews.

17) Receive and record security deposits and advance rents from tenants receiving housing assistance.

18) Refer applicants to job openings or to interviews with other staff, in accordance with administrative guidelines or office procedures.

Job Description for "Eligibility Interviewer, Government Program" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  43-4061.00