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Employment

Last Updated September 8, 2014

If you enjoy working with people who are dedicated to helping seniors and their families, consider a job at Senior Services.

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BENEFITS COUNSELOR, Western Tidewater, Long Term Care Department, Pay Band 5 Hiring Salary: $29,800-$31,500, commensurate with experience

Full-TIME 40 HRS/WEEK- Grant funded

Uses internet based tools and specialized training to educate seniors, persons with disabilities, care givers, and the public about benefit programs. Supports the agency’s Aging and Disability Resource Center by facilitating referrals to Senior Services’ programs and other agencies. Assistance is provided through one to one counseling, community events, and group presentations. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Benefits Counseling Supervisor. Work is performed under general supervision reporting to the Benefits Counseling Coordinator. Requires knowledge of counseling techniques and knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid programs and community resources. Requires demonstrated proficiency in use of the internet, databases, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Must obtain and retain certification as a Medicare Benefits Counselor. 

 

Must obtain and retain certification as a Medicare Counselor. The position requires a Bachelors degree with  (2) years experience in assisting others by phone, face to face, and in groups. A High School or General Equivalency Diploma and (5) years benefits counseling experience required in lieu of Bachelors Degree. Experience must include daily use of computers to complete work tasks. A background of working with older adults is preferred. Must possess a valid Commonwealth of Virginia Drivers License. Licensed insurance brokers are not eligible for hire.

 

Frequent travel to other locations to make public presentations is required. Must possess a valid state of VA Driver’s license with a minimum zero (0) point balance.

Agency vehicle, provided.


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CARE COORDINATOR FOR SOUTHSIDE HAMPTON ROADS. Long Term Care Department, Pay Band 7 Hire Salary Range: $34,000-$35,390, commensurate with experience

FULL-TIME NON-EXEMPT POSITION

Performs responsible professional work in case management to include comprehensive assessment, care planning, service delivery arrangement, service monitoring and reassessment of services for un-served and underserved older adults; performs related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision.

 

Must demonstrate thorough knowledge of the theories and techniques of counseling, service delivery systems and eligibility criteria for community resources available in the Agency’s service area.  Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with clients, other professional and technical staff, community agencies, and the general public. Must exercise professional judgment.  Requires proficiency in using use personal computer and working knowledge of database, spreadsheet, word processing and other software currently used by the Agency            

 

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Services, Human Services or a related field; or Registered Nurse (RN) certification.  Must also have at least three (3) years experience working with older adults or specialized populations. Applicants must have a current driver's license with at least a zero point balance.

 

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DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES, Administration Pay Band 12

Hire Salary Range: $58,500-$61,200 per year, commensurate with experience

FULL-TIME EXEMPT POSITION

Develops policy and directs all human resources activities.  Serves as Affirmative Action Officer. Oversees recruitment and hiring, position classification, compensation and employee relations. Assures performance of required training activities. Reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

 

Must have thorough knowledge of the principles and objectives of modern personnel administration, including the methods and techniques used in selection, classification and employee relations’ activities. Requires current knowledge of principles, practices, existing and pending federal and state requirements within the human resources field.

Must have working knowledge of research and source materials on organizational functions. Requires skill in monitoring and analyzing statistical and financial data and skill in preparation of detailed reports. Must possess ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.  Requires ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, applicants and the general public and

 ability to make effective group presentations. Must be proficient in the use Microsoft Office Suite and automated Human Resources software.

 

Master's degree in Human Resources Management or related field, five years generalist background and three years supervisory experience. Bachelor’s degree in related field, seven (7) years generalist background and three (3) years supervisory experience in lieu of Master’s degree.  HR Certification and mediation training preferred. Applicants must have current Driver’s license with at least a zero point balance.

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Advance Care Planning Coalition of Eastern Virginia, $18.50 PER HOUR

PART-TIME POSITION; Monday-Friday, 4 HRS per day

Provides administrative support to ensure the operational plans of the Advance Care Planning Coalition of Eastern Virginia are efficiently and effectively addressed.  Responsibilities include performing general clerical tasks, establishing and maintaining a schedule of program events and meetings, responding to customer/client contact by phone or e-mail; etc. Reports to the Executive Director of the Advance Care Planning Coalition of Eastern Virginia based at Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia.

 

Must possess excellent professionalism, organizational skills and abilities and the ability to work independently. Must be proficient in the use of current Microsoft Office programs; Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Must have demonstrated proficiency in the use of the internet for data research.  Must possess ability to maintain a high level of accuracy. Requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team.  Reliability and the ability to maintain confidentiality are a must.

 

Requires an Associates Degree in Office Administration or related field plus at least two (2) years recent administration experience, preferred. Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.

 

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RESOURCE SPECIALIST, Long Term Care Department, Pay Band 8 $16.50 PER HOUR

PART-TIME POSITION

Utilizing telephone and computer, serves as Senior Services entry point for agency and community services and provides information and referral services for older adults and their families.

 

Requires thorough knowledge of the theories and techniques of counseling; older adult services and programs.  Must establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, other professional and technical staff, community agencies and the general public.  Able to prepare reports, maintain records and possess objectivity at all times.  Must be able to use personal computer and have working knowledge of database, spreadsheet, word processing and other software currently used by the Agency.

 

A Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Services, Human Services or a related field; or Registered Nurse (RN) certification is required plus  three (3) years experience working with older adults or specialized populations.

 

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TRANSIT SUPERVISOR, Transit Department, Pay Band 7, Hire Salary Range: $38,500-$43,500 per year,  commensurate with experience

FULL-TIME EXEMPT POSITION

Performs a variety of duties related to the daily planning and supervision of transit operations for Senior Services of Southeastern VA, in the Western Tidewater area which includes the cities of Suffolk and Franklin and Isle of Wight counties.

 

Must have thorough knowledge of state and federal requirements for private and public transit systems. Requires considerable knowledge of modern business management principles and practices, computerized transit systems and recordkeeping and current personnel management practices. Must possess ability to use personal computer and have working knowledge of Microsoft Office software programs.

 

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in transportation or closely related field from an accredited college or university plus minimum of three (3) years work experience in transit operations and management OR an Associates Degree and at least five  (5) years recent successful experience in transit operations and management. Experience in fleet maintenance management a plus.  Must possess a valid and current Commonwealth of Virginia Driver’s license, have and maintain a good driving record with at least a +2 point balance. Certified Community Transportation Manager (CCTM) or Certified Community Transportation Supervisor (CCTS) or comparable certifications preferred.


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