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State of Montana Claims Technician (10176, 10177, 11061) in Helena, Montana

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) has an exciting and rewarding opportunity within the Disability Determination Services (DDS) Bureau. Our mission at DPHHS is to improve and protect the health, well-being, and self-reliance of all Montanans throughout every stage of their life. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to perform meaningful work in public service to our state and its residents. Whether you are joining the workforce or have several years of experience, DPHHS has the opportunity for you! The mission of the DDS Bureau is to adjudicate disability claims with quality, accuracy, expediency, and fairness for the Federal Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Programs. The main purpose of this position is to provide support to the Disability Claim Adjudicators by developing and preparing disability claim cases. What We Can Offer You The State of Montana's comprehensive benefits package includes healthcare coverage, retirement plans, paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays, work/life balance, and eligibility to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Visit the Health Care and Benefits Division for more information at In addition to employee benefits, there are a wide range of advancement opportunities within the largest state agency in Montana. Why Live in Helena, Montana? Helena is the beautiful capital city of Montana. Situated in the picturesque backdrop of the Rocky Mountains and with a population of just over 32,000, Helena offers small town living and diverse opportunities for anyone to feel at home. Whether you are interested in outdoor recreation, immersing yourself in arts and culture, or retracing history, Helena has something for you. What You Can Offer Us * Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as work processing, managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology. * Skill in working with individuals with disabilities. * Ability to honor and respect the beliefs, language, interpersonal styles, and behaviors of individuals receiving services. * Ability to work well under pressure and meet quality and production standards under strict deadlines. * /Meet minimum qualifications:/ o Associate’s degree in a medical, legal, social work, or education related field,OR o Two years of job-related work experience such as case management in the medical, insurance, law, vocational, or workers’ compensation field. o Other combinations of directly related education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis. For a copy of the full job description or if you need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, contactCiarra Krantz ** How to Apply Submit the following required documents with your application on the State of Montana Careers website. When submitting the required documents, you must check the “relevant document” box to ensure your attachments are uploading correctly to the specific application for this position. * Cover Letter * Response to the followingSupplemental Question: o /Please describe your experience working with individuals with disabilities./ To be considered for any DPHHS position, applicants must complete and submit their application online, and upload any required documents. Successful applicants are required to successfully pass all DPHHS specific background check(s) relevant to each position. DPHHS is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job: Community/Social Services* *Title: *Claims Technician (10176, 10177, 11061) Location: Helena Requisition ID: 22140986