Income Maintenance Caseworker I

Date Posted: 02/03/2022

Department: DSS

Compensation: $32,850

Hours: Full-time

Deadline: Open until filled

Duties and Responsibilities

This caseworker is assigned to a unit within the Economic Services Section. This position is responsible taking applications, determining eligibility and maintaining case records for:


This includes collecting evidence by:


The employee must determine how the changes impact the eligibility of the case. Employees must explain program requirements and options and advise or refer clients to another program

services as appropriate. This worker must be a team player, and have excellent communication skills.


Minimum Requirements

A transcript is required.

Computer proficiency test is required

Desirable Training and Experience

Bi-Lingual Ability (English-Spanish) Is Desirable.


Salary level to be determined based on experience


We will accept applications with the following qualifications:


Graduation from an accredited associate degree program in:



Benefited after 90 days
Medical, dental, and life insurance
Sick, vacation, and holiday pay
Membership in the Local Government Retirement System

Supplemental retirement 401k/457

How to Apply



APPLICANTS WILL BE GIVEN CREDIT ONLY FOR INFORMATION PROVIDED IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. No additional information will be solicited by the McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience.


McDowell County is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of the County to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, political affiliation or national origin. The County will interactively work with disabled applicants and employees to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow the individual to perform essential job functions. 


McDowell County participates in E-Verify.


Applications are available:



Applications can be submitted: