Larimer County Human Services is looking for a skilled Income Maintenance Manager to join our team of professionals!
The Income Maintenance Manager oversees the activities and personnel of food assistance, medical assistance, and financial assistance staff. This position is responsible for developing and implementing priorities, procedures, and guidelines. Essential duties invloves new hires, training and evaluating staff; assigning and adjusting workloads to meet department deadlines and client needs. Also, reviewing case documentation and actions; advising and assisting staff on problem cases, work methods, control systems, and interpretation and application of policies and procedures. This person ensures integrity, uniformity, and accuracy of benefits and policy application, by evaluating and ensuring program compliance with policies, rules and regulations. They also develop, and implement plans, providing input regarding county and state program policies and procedures. This person will also recommend automated system modifications.
Larimer County’s Department of Human Services mission is to provide safety and support for children and vulnerable citizens.
The ideal candidate’s Core Competencies are:
- Clearly establishes specific, measurable, reasonable expectations, and goals for employees.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills with staff and customers at all levels.
- Uses critical thinking and research to make appropriate decisions.
- Fosters teamwork among staff setting tone, focus and purpose.
- Addresses stress and conflict in appropriate ways.
- Works efficiently, using problem solving and critical thinking skills.
- Actively seeks professional development by working to obtain skills, qualifications and experience necessary to do the job well.
- Strong leadership abilities with inter - and intra-agency teams.
- Advocates for Larimer County Human services positions on issues while maintaining rapport and credibility.
- Is a good steward of public resources.
Specifically this position:
- Exercises direct supervision over paraprofessional and clerical employees, and indirect supervision over interns and volunteers
- Exercise direct, first-level supervision of positions, employees, operations, and activities within the assigned unit; may include coordinating staff training, assigning and reviewing work, participating in the interview and selection process, making recommendations impacting pay, status, and disciplinary action, evaluating performance independently or in conjunction with a higher-level supervisor/manager, and approving time off.
- Act as a resource or expert in program area, providing technical guidance to less experienced staff.
- Conduct meetings to better educate and inform collateral agencies involved in the cases; ensure appropriate staffing.
- Participate in the development and management of the program budget; review and approve unit expenditures; make recommendations based on changes in trends, programs, and projections.
- Serve as a member of the division's management team; review and resolve internal issues; develop, recommend, and implement policy and procedure for the division consistent with changes or updates in local, state, and federal rules and regulations.
- May develop and manage grant proposals for assigned programs as needed.
- The ability to work collaboratively with the other managers.
- Four years of experience in eligibility and support programs, a directly related field, or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities including lead or supervisory experience.
- Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in any Human Services or Behavioral Sciences discipline, or a related field.
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills desirable.
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License.
- An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. A successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.
An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. A successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.
This position will close at 10:00 PM on the closing date listed.