Social Insurance Specialist (Claims Specialist)

  • Banking
  • Full time
  • 4 days ago
  • United States ,Chicago

Job Information

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    Salary USD - US Dollar 50,000 - 100,000 / Yearly
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    Shift Normal
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    Number of vacancies* 2 openings
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    Job level* Entry Level
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    Job experience* 4+ years
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    Job qualification* Any Bachelor Degree

Job Description

Responsibilities

Once selected for the Claims Specialist position in SSA, you will contribute to the Agency’s mission through direct and personal service to the public. This includes speaking with beneficiaries about their rights under the Social Security laws, gathering facts and evidence to establish eligibility for benefits, making critical decisions to determine the amount of benefits paid to individuals and using state-of-the-art computer technology to access and update information about claims.

Claims Specialists conduct interviews with the public to obtain, clarify, and verify information about initial and continuing eligibility for retirement, survivors, disability, health insurance benefits, and eligibility for supplemental security income including State supplements. In addition, they resolve discrepancies, clarify issues and make final decisions for initial and post-entitlement for benefits and payments; adjudicate and authorize entitlement or disallowance actions at all levels of difficulty and complexity under programs administered by SSA.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • Selective Service Registration, if applicable (www.sss.gov)
  • Background and/or security investigation required
  • Job offers are contingent on background / security investigation results
  • Selectees are required to serve a 1 year probationary period
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • Complete the initial online assessment and USA Hire Assessment, if required

Qualifications

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. If you are using experience to qualify, you must have:

GS-5: Three years of general experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the federal service that demonstrates the ability to

1) analyze problems, identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions;

 2) plan and organize work

3) communicate effectively orally and in writing

 4) use online technology and automation tools. Examples of qualifying experience include analyzing, explaining, applying or interpreting laws, rules, regulation or policies.

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