Job Description

Overall Job Objective

What Success Looks Like In This Job

Determines IV-E eligibility of children in out of home care which brings in Federal monies to the County to offset Foster Care allocation.

Examples of Duties for Success

  • Determines and re-determines eligibility on all children in out-of-home placement and establishes sub-adoption eligibility.
  • Researches State and internal database systems and analyzes family data and household composition.
  • Interprets Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) Regulations and Child Welfare Regulations.
  • Changes funding source codes in TRAILS system to ensure Federal funding is generated.
  • Coordinates records for all State Foster Care Reviews (FCR) and acts as the IV-E liaison between the County and Foster Care Reviewers.
  • Determines and re-determines eligibility on cases opened in Trails to establish risk of removal into publicly funded care.
  • Changes funding source codes in TRAILS system to ensure State Funding is generated for Maintenance of Effort (MOE). 
  • Enter family composition as a Family Preservation case into CBMS for MOE eligible cases.
  • Send notification letter to Head of Household to apply for TANF services, FS, etc.
  • Send TANF workers notification of Family Preservation Special Indicators.
  • Make changes to cases as children leave and return home.
  • Close CBMS Family Preservations cases as household cases close in Trails.
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications for Success

  • Knowledge of Volume VII, Knowledge of Volume III, AFDC/TANF regulations, office policies and procedures.
  • Ability to utilize State and internal database systems.
  • Ability to interpret State regulations.
  •  Input data accurately and detect errors/make corrections.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

More Qualifications for Success

  • Experience: Three (3) years experience in a similar field.
  • Education and Training: High school diploma or GED equivalent.
    • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Behavioral Science, Business or a closely related field from an accredited college or university may substitute for for the required years of experience on a year for year basis. 
  • License or Certificate: None.
  • Background Check: Must pass a criminal background check.

Application Instructions

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