EES Human Services Specialist - Liberty - job 853567

The State of Kansas

Date: 06/11/2021

City: Liberty, Kansas

Salary: $15 per hour

Employment type: Full-time

Important Recruitment Information for this vacancy:

EES Human Services Specialist:

  • Last Day to Apply: Open Until Filled

  • Position Location: Independence

  • Position Number: K0236673

  • Requisition Number: 200249

Agency Information:

Department for Children and Families

East Region

About the Position:

  • Who can apply: Anyone (External)

  • Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified

  • Full/Part-time: Full-Time

  • Regular/Temporary: Regular

  • Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes

  • Veterans’ Preference Eligible: Yes

  • Search Keywords: Independence, Montgomery, Human Services


  • Annual Salary: $32,760

  • Hourly Pay: $15.75

Employment Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage

  • Sick & Vacation leave

  • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave

  • Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)

  • Fitness Centers in select locations

  • Employee discounts with the STAR Program

  • Retirement and deferred compensation programs

Position Summary & Responsibilities:

Position Summary:

This position will collect and analyze information required to determine eligibility and potential effect on benefits or services, investigates questionable situations and notifies appropriate departments of discrepancies identified and refers customers to appropriate services.

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Minimum Qualifications

Two years of experience interviewing, investigating, compiling information, documenting decisions, interpreting guidelines and/or providing technical assistance relevant to the agency's programs. Post secondary education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

Pre-employment Requirements

Security Background Check through Kansas Bureau of Investigation

Recruiter Contact Information:

  • Name: Mary Hartzell

  • Email:
  • Phone: 620-212-5286

  • Fax: 785-296-2087

Required Documents for this Application to be Complete:

On your Careers - My Job Applications page, verify these documents are present and valid. Upload or delete and replace if needed:

  • Tax Clearance Certificate

  • Transcripts

  • DD214 (if you are claiming Veteran’s Preference)

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  • Resume (or choose existing if you have one)

  • Cover Letter

  • Verification of Degree (if applicable)

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate Required: Each applicant (even non-residents) applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

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How to Claim Veterans Preference

Veterans' Preference Eligible (VPE):
Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran"; under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum competency factors of the position. The veterans' preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determine by the hiring manager.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the agency recruiter.

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