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2018 - Aging and Disability Services Specialist I (Temporary Employment)(SR-16) - Maui County, HI (ID: 292758)

Title 2018 - Aging and Disability Services Specialist I (Temporary Employment)(SR-16)
Type Social Services
Date Posted January 1, 2018
City / Organization Maui County, HI
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Note:  Employees appointed to temporary positions may also gain membership in the civil service upon satisfactory completion of an initial probation period of at least six months.  Once you become a member of the civil service, you become eligible to apply for promotion and transfer opportunities to permanent as well as other temporary positions.

Under close supervision, performs as an entry level trainee and receives training in the basic principles, methods and techniques of aging and disability services and orientation to the aging and disability network and functions, objectives, policies, and procedures; may perform routine casework which follows well-established procedures and performs other duties as required.
Distinguishing Characteristics:
As an entry level trainee participates in orientation, instruction and on-the-job training in the areas of aging and disability services. Work assignments are routine and casework is less complex and limited in scope, which may only require short-term intervention.

Examples of Duties


The following are examples of duties and are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in this class. The omission of specific duties statements does not preclude management from assigning such duties if such duties are a logical assignment for the position and are consistent with the class concept.
  • conducts individualized in-home assessments and support planning that assists in the identification and authorization of cost-effective, outcome-oriented service options that address individuals' needs;
  • works with interdisciplinary team members to ensure effective case coordination;
  • provides information about publicly funded long-term supports and services and assists participants throughout the eligibility process;
  • assists participants and family members in obtaining service options and maintenance of basic needs such as housing, food, medical care, and medication ;
  • maintains accurate and up-to-date participant records;
  • provides information and/or referral upon request by telephone, mail, email, walk-ins, outreach, health fairs, and/or group presentations;
  • complies with Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, regulations, and best practices in direct service delivery;
  • participates in on-going training and cross-training events for community service providers;
  • provides input regarding the development and regular review of the Division marketing plan;
  • performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualification Requirements

Training and Experience:  A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree which included a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours in courses such as human services, gerontology, psychology, social work, social welfare, sociology, counseling, criminal justice, or other behavioral sciences.
License Requirement:  Possession of a valid motor vehicles driver's license (equivalent to State of Hawaii Type 3).
Knowledge of: the principles and practices of behavioral sciences, aging and disability; general research, evaluation, interviewing methods and techniques; report and letter writing; and casework methods and techniques such as assessment and diagnosis used to evaluate and provide treatment for people who need services.
Ability to:  read, understand, interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations pertaining to the Office on Aging programs; collect, analyze, evaluate information; prepare written reports, correspondence, and other official documents; establish and maintain effective relationships with diverse populations and members of interdisciplinary teams.
Health and Physical Condition:
Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
Physical Effort Grouping:  Light

Job Post Expiration Date   February 2, 2018

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .