The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) is the state’s primary social service provider, serving over one million Marylanders annually. The Department, through its 24 local departments of social services, aggressively pursues opportunities to assist people in economic need, provide preventive services, and protect vulnerable children and adults in each of Maryland’s 23 counties and Baltimore City. DHS works in every community in Maryland to positively impact the lives of Marylanders.
This is a full-time contractual position.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Department of Human Services
Worcester County Social Services
299 Commerce Street
Snow Hill, MD 21863
Main Purpose of Job
This position is responsible for carrying out the fiscal, clerical, and customer service duties as administered by the Administration Division and Child Support Division of DHS in an accurate, timely, and professional manner adhering to Federal, State, and local regulations. This position will complete audits of check, EBT, and bus pass inventory monthly for the Administration Division. This position will serve as the back up for paying invoices out of the FMIS system. This position will process all fiscal requests from Child Support case managers and serve as the back up to the front desk receptionist for the Child Support Office. This position will complete payment processing for the Child Support Office as well as scanning documents into the ECMS system.
Process fiscal requests from Child Support case managers. Assists the Fiscal Technician Supervisor with various reports and processing. Process Child Support payments. Process bills through FMIS system. Conducts monthly inventory of agency bus passes, checks, and EBT cards to maintain compliance. Scans documents coming into and going out of the Child Support office, and any documents requested by caseworkers. Serve as the back up to the front desk receptionist to include greeting customers and assisting their needs as required while utilizing the check in system.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Two years of experience reviewing, verifying, recording, adjusting and balancing financial transactions.
1. Experience calculating and recording financial, statistical or other numerical data may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required high school education.
2. Six credit hours in accounting from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
3. A minimum of five courses or six months of accounting-related training in a vocational training program in subjects such as journalizing transactions, analyzing transactions into debits and credits, posting to a general ledger, payroll, bank reconciliations, accounts payable, and accounts receivable may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
4. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience in Financial Clerical/Finance Technicians classifications or specialty codes in the financial field of work at a rate of one year of military experience for the required experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
One year of experience using Excel to create spreadsheets.
One year of Customer Service/Clerical experience.
One year of experience reconciling financial transactions.
LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION
Limited to candidates willing to accept employment in Worcester County.
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. It is important that you report all related education and experience that is relevant to this recruitment qualifications. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list. The resulting list may be used for future vacancies with this agency or other state agencies.
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retire Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or an average 120 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 20 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
Online applications are highly recommended, however the paper application may be submitted to the Worcester County Department of Social Services, Attn: S. Chapman,299 Commerce Street, P.O. Box 39, Snow Hill, MD 21863 .The paper application must be received by the closing date for this recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Information received after the closing date will not be considered. Application inquires may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org, include the recruitment # on the subject line of the email.
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