Resource Recovery Technician, prov

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Location: Rochester, NY Name: Resource Recovery Technician, prov
Type: County Department Job Announcements Deadline: Until Filled
Price: N/A
Salary: $43,785 - $55,530 annually

Description of Duties

This is a senior paraprofessional position in the Monroe County Law Department responsible for operation of the third party resource recovery unit.  Resource recovery is the securing of claims on behalf of the Department of Human Services (DHS) against any and all third party resources, and for the collection of substantial sums of money against those claims.  The employee acts as liaison between DHS staff, attorneys, DHS clients, banks/finance companies, agencies, and other parties of interest.  Duties include gathering and assembling information from a variety of sources regarding potential third party claims, preparing and presenting claims for collection, preparing and filing assignments of proceeds, liens and collateral security mortgages to secure claims and the collection of claims and remittal of monies to DHS, interpreting Social Services rules and regulations and independently conducting legal s research.  The employee is authorized by the Commissioner of Human Services to endorse certain third party checks on behalf of DHS.  Direct and independent responsibility is assumed for assigned legal matters.  General supervision is exercised over a subordinate staff.  The employee reports directly to and works under the general supervision of a Deputy County Attorney or other higher level staff member.  Does related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:

(A)  Three (3) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent professional** experience involving preparing case files for administrative and legal proceedings in a job setting such as a claims office, insurance office, disability or unemployment office, job service office, a law firm, or human relations or advocacy office, one (1) year of which must have been in Medicaid or public assistance eligibility issues; OR,

(B)  Three (3) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent professional** experience which must have involved public assistance eligibility issues; OR,

(C)  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree plus one (1) year paid full-time or its part-time equivalent professional** experience which must have involved public assistance eligibility issues; OR,

(D)  An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B) and (C) above.

**Professional does not include clerical, secretarial, or receptionist - type functions.

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