Economic Support Specialist

Washburn County is accepting applications for the Economic Support Specialist position with the Department of Health and Human Services. Duties of this position include: accepting and processing inquiries, referrals, and applications for entitlement program benefits such as Medicaid, Food Share, and Childcare; providing case management to recipients of federal and state programs and related sub-programs to residents in our ten county service area, primarily over the phone. Required: High school diploma or equivalent; two or more years of college or technical school training and three or more years of office work experience preferred.  Strong skills in keyboarding, communication, math and time management; ability to work efficiently and effectively in a call center work environment and excellent interpersonal skills required. Starting salary will be $17.66-19.63 per hour plus excellent benefits. A Washburn County employment application may be downloaded from the County website at or by contacting the Administration Office at PO Box 337, Shell Lake, WI 54871, Tel 715-468-4624, Fax 715-468-4725. Applications will be accepted until 4:30 pm on Friday, December 22, 2017. EOE.