SC Appalachian Council of Governments

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County Administrator for Pickens County, SC

The County of Pickens, South Carolina is seeking a County Administrator.
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ICARE (SHIP) Benefits Counselor

Classification: Pay Grade 6

Education & Experience:  BS/BA degree in social services or related field and two years of human social service work experience.  Familiarity with Medicare program is a plus.

Required Skills: Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.  Considerable knowledge of human service programs, community resources and delivery systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:  Gain understanding of Aging & Disability Center Programs to make appropriate referrals; understanding of partner agency benefits and eligibility criteria for referral purposes; facilitate the Medicaid and Medicare application process; understanding and thorough working knowledge of the SC Access and SHIP Talk to perform data entry; perform back-up duties of the I/R&A Specialist; provide information and counseling assistance and advocacy to older adults; assist consumers by assessing needs,determining eligibility. Reaching available options and directing consumers to appropriate resources for services as needed; perform at outreach events discussing all programs within the agency; work as part of the team on the annual Farmer’s Market Voucher Program; complete necessary state and federal reports; and any other job duty as directed by the AAA Director and/or Executive Director.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and list of references by Close Of Business on November 12, 2014 to:  Karen Carter, AAA Director, Appalachian Council of Governments, PO Box 6668, Greenville, SC 29606 or

Job opening at Appalachian Council of Governments for a Benefits Counselor.  Please see for more information.