QUALITY CONTROL SPECIALIST 1, OPTION: B
- Carson City or Las Vegas
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 34
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
Quality Control Specialists review sample casework of public assistance, child support enforcement, disability adjudication/fraud, or vocational rehabilitation programs to determine compliance with State and federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures; identify errors and causal factors; investigate and verify case facts and information; and recommend corrective action or compile data for required reports.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position will be located in either Carson City or Las Vegas, depending on the candidate chosen. Incumbents in this position function under general supervision as a program policy expert who applies the Social Security policies to evaluate the quality of submitted work by Disability Adjudicators though casework sampling. Tasks include identification of errors, detailed technical guidance and feedback, and correction action and direction steps regarding the policy application and training for Disability Adjudicators and medical consultants. Tasks include first line fraud detection and reporting to SSA. ***Applicants for this position are subject to a favorable passing of federal background check in accordance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 requirement as a condition of employment.***
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of experience eliciting information regarding services for disability insurance and/or eligibility for disability insurance including making determinations based on the application of rules and regulations, verifying and analyzing information, and documenting facts pertinent to the program, one year of which was at the journey level and included reviewing the work of others; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of experience eliciting information regarding services for vocational rehabilitation and/or eligibility for vocational rehabilitation including case management techniques, vocational rehabilitation counseling practices, making determinations based on the application of rules and regulations, verifying and analyzing information, and documenting facts pertinent to the program; OR one year of experience as a Disability Adjudicator III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for fingerprinting.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Do you have experience as a Disability Adjudicator or comparable position with a state Disability Determination Services office (DDS/EST) or Federal Disability Processing Unit/Bureau (DPU/DPB)? Please explain duties, level of work performed and for how long.