The Michigan Department of Human Services is currently hiring Assistance Payments Workers. The Department of Human Services (DHS) is Michigan's public assistance, child and family welfare agency. DHS directs the operations of public assistance and service programs through a network of over 100 county offices around the state.
The role of Assistance Payments Workers is to strengthen Michigan families by:
- Ensuring that each person/family that applies for public assistance receives the type and level of assistance that they are eligible for.
- Assessing the needs of each person/family and giving them appropriate information and making any referrals and/or contacts to persons/agencies to help them meet their needs.
- Providing all families with information about the expectations and goals of DHS.
- Encouraging and guiding families in their efforts to become self supporting.
Required education and experience:
- Completion of two years of college (60 semester or 90 term credits).
Alternate education and experience:
- Four years of administrative support experience in a human services or office setting, including two years equivalent to the experienced may be substituted for the education requirement.
- Completion of one year of college (30 semester or 45 term credits) and three years of administrative support experience in a human services or office setting, including one year, may be substituted for the education requirement.
- Three years of Home Aide experience, may be substituted for the education requirement.
The positions are permanent and full time with a salary range of $17.35 to $23.91 hourly. It is covered by the United Auto Workers and the positions are located in Macomb, Oakland, Genesee, and Wayne counties. To apply now, click here.