Claims Examiner II [Disability Specialist (DS) I] #411720Health and Human Services Commission/Disability Determination Services
Health and Human Services Commission/Disability Determination Services (HHSC-DDS) in Austin, TX; Posting # 411720 Claims Examiner II [Disability Specialist (DS) I] Entry-level position beginning at $3,191.30/monthly (* return to work retirees must follow relevant state and agency starting salary schedules) This is a career ladder position. Upon successful completion of the job requirements for a DS I, the employee is eligible for promotion to a DS II, and may progress to a DS III. The DS researches, develops and analyzes medical, vocational and technical information in order to render disability determination decisions for the Social Security Administration. DSs attend an initial training program during the first 8 weeks of employment. Applicants are encouraged to review the DS Job Description and selection criteria outlined in the job posting.
Requirements: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university by May 1, 2019. An official college/university transcript must be provided on the first day of employment.
Excellent benefits to include health/dental/vision insurance, vacation/sick leave, longevity pay, state retirement, 401K/457 plans, free parking, on-site cafeteria, and potential eligibility for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (visithttps://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more information).
Note: All positions located in Austin, Texas to be effective May 1, 2019.