Aging Services Program Specialist
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE: an Associate’s Degree in Human Service or related field and one year experience working with the elderly or people with disabilities preferred. A combination of higher education and experience may be used. Background check and pre-employment drug test required. Organization and communication skills required. Computer proficiency in word processing and spreadsheets. Ability to maintain confidentiality is essential. Recordkeeping and bookkeeping experience preferred. Applicant must be able to pass the initial Information and Assistance and health insurance training and certification process as soon as offered by the State. Valid driver’s license. Travel is required.
A GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Provide training and assistance to the County Councils on Aging; act as the Liaison between the Area Agency on Aging and the County Councils on Aging; provide current information to older individuals on opportunities and services available to them, assess the problems and capacities of individuals, link individuals to the opportunities and services that are available, and follow up with clients; make presentations before groups in order to inform the community of the availability of services and programs and encourage the participation of older persons in these programs; contact individuals by phone calls and through home visits to assist them with services; and additional duties as assigned.
**Refer to Job Description for essential functions of the position**
HOURS/DAYS: Full time position, 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday.
WAGE/BENEFITS: $15.10 per hour to start. Benefits include health insurance, vacation, sick leave, holidays.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 19, 2019
Submit to Job Service the following items: completed Action for Eastern Montana employment application AND a resume. **Application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date, April 19.** The required application and job description are available in TRAY 23 at Glendive Job Service. Call 406-377-3314 or email GlendiveJSC@mt.gov to have the application and job description emailed, mailed or faxed to you.