|Date Opened||7/22/2021 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$57,616* - $73,269/year (*New State Employees Start at Minimum)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||7/29/2021 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Department of Aging and Disability Services (ADS), Disability Determination Services (DDS), is recruiting for several Disability Claims Assistant Examiners. Disability Determination Services determines the medical eligibility of Connecticut residents who have applied for cash benefits under the disability programs administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA).
Disability Claims Assistant Examiners are responsible for adjudicating disability claims filed through the Social Security Administration (SSA). Responsibilities of these positions include analyzing medical evidence, evaluating vocational information, assessing technical criteria of the Social Security Administration disability program and preparing written determinations to evaluate eligibility for benefits. Our ideal candidates will possess both computer and telephone skills. A Master's Degree in rehabilitation counseling, psychology, special education, social work, or related behavioral or social science is preferred.
Are you interested in joining our team as a Disability Claims Examiner Assistant? We encourage you to apply today! These positions are conveniently located in Hartford, CT. The work schedule for these positions are typically Monday - Friday, 35 hours per week.
The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
These positions will be filled in accordance with contractual language, reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules. In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account.
Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience most closely meet the preferred requirements of the position. Applicants invited to interview may be required to submit additional documentation, which supports their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
Please Note: You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application for this posting to the JobAps system.
This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error.
The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Chelsea Moore at Chelsea.Moore@ct.gov
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.