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Eligibility Specialist II

Company: State of Florida
Location: Daytona Beach
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition No: 795976

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: ELIGIBILITY SPECIALIST II - 60023831

Position Number: 60023831

Salary: $1200 biweekly or 10% if promotion

Posting Closing Date: 03/03/2023



ESSII - Regionwide


This is a professional work, responsible for reviewing actions completed by Economic Self-Sufficiency Specialist I (ESSS I). The primary duty of the incumbent is to spend the majority of time communicating with, motivating, training, and mentoring employees. The incumbent must have detailed knowledge of the eligibility processes, procedures, and applicable computer systems used in determining public assistance eligibility, monitoring, and measuring performance.

Unit/Location: This position is located Regionwide

Minimum Qualifications: A least 1-year experience determining eligibility for food stamps, Medicaid, and cash assistance is preferred.


Monitoring and Quality Review - Reviews and analyzes case records by the Quality Management System Plan and operating procedures. Discusses case reviews with staff and uses the case reading process as a positive learning and individual development experience. Ensures all cases are corrected timely and accurately. Develop performance and planning initiatives and corrective action plans as needed.

Administrative - Resolves issues from internal and external customers. Evaluates and analyzes performance data, and completes associated reports. Participates in the planning and presentation of performance reviews, and participates in operational planning. Ensures that personnel, fiscal, and administrative rules, regulations, processes, and operating procedures are followed. Completes all personnel-related activities.

Training/Policy - Provides necessary training to employees in a manner that is effective and efficient. Reviews, interprets, and coordinates the implementation of policy, procedures, and directives, and ensures staff receives necessary technical assistance to be successful.

Maintains and develops professional knowledge and skills by participating in conferences, staff meetings, mandatory training, and workshops as assigned or required.

Performs special work assignments and other related work/duties as required or assigned.

Special note:

* State of Florida Employment applications must reflect the most current and previous employment history to receive full consideration.
* Some Agency positions may require successful completion of a pre-interview assessment or work sample before the interview.


Provide Consultation and Advice to Others

Providing consultation and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-related, or process-related topics.

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Combining, evaluating, and reasoning with information and data to make decisions and solve problems. These processes involve making decisions about the relative importance of information and choosing the best solution.

Assisting and Caring for Others

Providing assistance or personal care to others.

Establishing and Maintaining Relationships

Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.

Judging Qualities of Things, Services, And/or People

Making judgments about or assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.

Communicating With Persons Outside Organization

Communicating with persons outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged face-to-face, in writing, or via telephone/electronic transfer.

Getting Information Needed to Do the Job

Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

Documenting/Recording Information

Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in either written form or by electronic/magnetic recording.

Analyzing Data or Information

Identifying underlying principles, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts.

Monitor Processes, Materials, Surroundings

Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, often to detect problems or to find out when things are finished.

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events

Identifying information received by making estimates or categorizations, recognizing differences or similarities, or sensing changes in circumstances or events.


Social Perceptiveness

Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react the way they do

Judgment and Decision Making

Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action


Talking to others to effectively convey information

Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people

Active Learning

Working with new material or information to grasp its implications

Problem Identification

Identifying the nature of problems

Identification of Key Causes

Identifying the things that must be changed to achieve a goal

Solution Appraisal

Observing and evaluating the outcomes of a problem solution to identify lessons learned or redirect efforts

Active Listening

Listening to what other people are saying and asking questions as appropriate

Learning Strategies

Using multiple approaches when learning or teaching new things


Adjusting actions about others' actions

Management of Personnel Resources

Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job


Adjusting actions about others' actions

Management of Personnel Resources

Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job

Therapy and Counseling

Knowledge of information and techniques needed to rehabilitate physical and mental ailments and to provide career guidance including alternative treatments, rehabilitation equipment, and its proper use, and methods to evaluate treatment effects

Data Analysis

Knowledge of methods of compiling, organizing, and analyzing data for monitoring and evaluating


Knowledge of human behavior and performance, mental processes, psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders

Customer and Personal Service

Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including needs assessment techniques, quality service standards, alternative delivery systems, and customer satisfaction evaluation techniques

Education and Training

Knowledge of instructional methods and training techniques including curriculum design principles, learning theory, group, and individual teaching techniques, design of individual development plans, and test design principles

English Language

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market: Daytona Beach

Keywords: State of Florida, Daytona Beach , Eligibility Specialist II, Other , Daytona Beach, Florida

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