Capital Area Council of Governments, CAPCOG, is a regional organization of city and county governments in the 10-county region surrounding the Austin metro area created to foster collaboration at the regional level and promote economy and efficiency in the coordinated development of the region. Aging Services, a division within CAPCOG, provides quality services to support the health, safety, and well-being of older individuals in the 10-county Capital Area through a variety of programs and activities. With its wide range of innovative projects and programs the Aging Services offers employees opportunities for participation in local, state and federal projects on the leading edge of community-based service provision. Agency operations promote independence and plan for a quality aging and disability support network in response to the rapidly expanding regional population of older adults and their caregivers.
Aging Services is seeking candidates to be an active part of their team as a Benefits Counselor. Work involves advising and assisting clients in filing claims for benefits and investigating complaints. Work requires collecting, preparing, reviewing and analyzing case data used to determine client eligibility for financial, medical and/or social services using specialized program knowledge and service skills to develop a plan of action.
Travel is required within the 10-county region. The incumbent must maintain a valid Texas driver’s license, proof of insurance specified by the State of Texas, and dependable transportation.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major course work in social services, or a related field is preferred.
Experience: Experience working within the human services field, insurance field, or public benefits assistance preferred.
Certification: Must obtain Benefits Counselor I certification within three months of hire date.
Salary range: $19.02 per hour depending on qualifications
Application closing date: June 14, 2019 or until filled
RESUMES WITHOUT COMPLETED, SIGNED CAPCOG APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED
Equal Opportunity Employer