Wednesday , April 17 2024

Social Security Jobs – Social Insurance Specialist

Website Social Security Administration

Job Description:

Additional selections may be made for this vacancy six months from the closing date of this announcement.

Job Responsibilities:

Once selected for the Claims Specialist position in SSA, you will contribute to the Agency’s mission through direct and personal service to the public. This includes speaking with beneficiaries about their rights under the Social Security laws, gathering facts and evidence to establish eligibility for benefits, making critical decisions to determine the amount of benefits paid to individuals, and using state-of-the-art computer technology to access and update information about claims.

Claims Specialists conduct interviews with the public to obtain, clarify, and verify information. This information pertains to initial and continuing eligibility for retirement, survivors, disability, health insurance benefits, and eligibility for supplemental security income including State supplements. Resolve discrepancies, clarify issues and make final decisions for initial and post-entitlement for benefits and payments. Adjudicate and authorize entitlement or disallowance actions at all levels of difficulty and complexity under programs administered by SSA.

Job Requirements:

  • Background and/or security investigation required
  • Selectees are required to serve a 2 years trial period
  • Complete the initial online assessment and USA Hire Assessment, if required
  • Job offers are contingent on background / security investigation results
  • Must have a qualifying degree or certificate
  • Selective Service Registration, if applicable (
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • U.S. Citizenship required

Job Details:

Company: Social Security Administration

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Chicago, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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