Fort Bend County

Eligibility Worker - Social Services

1 month ago
Job Code
# of Openings
Min Start Salary
USD $1,180.00/Bi.
Max Start Salary
USD $1,388.00/Bi.


Provides emergency assistance to eligible individuals and/or families within program guidelines using available resources.  Maintains a professional knowledge base to ensure efficient, effective, and productive results.  Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.


Interviews clients to determine eligibility and provide emergency assistance for those County residents who are determined to be eligible.  Retrieves and enters current data into database.  Responds to phone and personal inquiries from public, clients, and other agencies and resolves or refers to appropriate agencies.  Conducts home visits/case management.  Performs receptionist duties as needed.  Assists clients in budgeting personal finances as requested.  Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers. 


High School Diploma/GED; One year job related experience.  Some college level course work in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling preferred.  Good computer skills and proficient in data entry.  Good verbal and written communication skills.  Good interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees, and elected officials.  Bilingual preferred.


SALARY RANGE: Administrative/Clerical Grade 7, $1,180.00 - $1,388.00 biweekly based on qualifications

CLOSING DATE: Upon filling position



All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.


Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate

On the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national origin,

 or any other reason protected by law.


To be considered for employment, all interested candidates should complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at





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