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Job Description

OHA temporary rule 333-019-1010 has identified this position as a “healthcare worker” and requires employees in this position to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series by October 18, 2021 unless the employee receives a medical or religious exemption/accommodation. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption upon hire



OCWCOG manages a variety of local, State, and Federal programs to serve residents, local governments, and businesses in our tri-County Region. OCWCOG is recognized by the State of Oregon as an Area Commission on Transportation (ACT) and a Type B Medicaid Transfer Agency. Additionally, the association is recognized by the Federal Government as an Area Agency on Aging (AAA), an Economic Development District (EDD), an Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund Coordinator, a U.S. Department of Agriculture Revolving Loan Agency, and staffs the two Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) in the Region. These designations increase OCWCOG’s ability to serve our communities’ needs.


As an Oregon intergovernmental entity, in addition to the programs and services that OCWCOG is required by State or Federal contract to provide, OCWCOG helps businesses find appropriate capital; facilitates seniors and persons with disabilities plan for independent living; coordinates local road improvement priorities; and assists with administration and technical support for its member governments.


Each program works towards OCWCOG’s mission of helping the Region’s communities collaborate to solve problems and connect member governments, businesses, and individuals with a wide array of resources.


Title:  Senior and Disability Services Supervisor

Position Classification: Program Supervisor

Department: Linn/Benton Senior and Disability Services Division
Reports to:  Senior and Disability Services Program Director




Responsible for the day-to-day operations of an assigned Senior and Disability Services work group.  Interprets policy, implements procedures, directs staff, develops systems and monitors work activities. Coordinates services within Senior and Disability Services and other local health and social agencies.



Performs position duties in a manner that promotes customer service and harmonious working relationships, including treating all persons courteously and respectfully.  Engages in effective team participation through willingness to assist and support co-workers, supervisors, and other work related-associations. Develops good working relationships with department and agency staff and supervisors through active participation in accomplishing group projects and in identifying and resolving problems in a constructive manner.  Demonstrates positive acceptance of constructive feedback and suggestions, in an effort to strengthen work performance.  Contributes to a positive, respectful and productive work atmosphere.  Regular attendance is required to meet the demands of this job and to provide necessary services.

-     Develops, implements and evaluates staffing plans for delivery of case management and eligibility function.

-     In coordination with supervisory team, provides policy and procedural interpretation and direction for the Senior and Disability Services program. 

-     Selects, trains and supervises assigned personnel. Reviews workloads, reports and records, personnel assignments and status of ongoing work and various projects in order to plan and evaluate staff activities.

-     Reviews proposed policy and makes recommendations. 

-     Reviews and approves client-related medical deductions, special needs, and/or exception payments.

-     Provides general policy and case consultation to assigned staff.  Assists staff in problem solving any type of service or financial case situation.  Obtains clarification through Program Director and /or DHS Seniors and People with Disabilities Services Division (SPDS) channels as needed.

-    May screen and consult on facility adult protective service investigations; reviews and makes recommendations for facility investigation reports.

-     Conducts selective periodic case reviews to determine if necessary work is completed, if service plans are appropriate, and mandated policy and procedures are followed.

-     Meets periodically with Program Director to discuss program functioning.

-     Completes reports as assigned.

  • Responds to inquiries, complaints, problems or emergencies affecting availability or quality of service.


  • Provides supervision/training and technical assistance (formal or informal) related to MMIS/OACCESS activities, forms and/or screens.


  • Conducts regular staff meetings.

    -     Reviews reports relating to utilization of MMIS/OACCESS systems.

    -     Provides informational public speaking for community organizations or groups.

  • Develop and coordinates staff goals and training plans.

  • Attends training, community meetings as appropriate and/or as assigned.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.


    SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Receives general supervision from the Senior and Disability Services Program Director.


    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provides supervision to, and evaluation of professional level staff as assigned.


Experience & Training

Graduation from a four-year college or university with emphasis in social services.  Course work in social work, or experience providing considerable knowledge of persons with disabilities and seniors.  At least two (2) years of supervisory experience desirable. OR, any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties of the job.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

-     Knowledge of the ADA, Older Americans Act, senior and disability law, assistive technology and medical terms;

-     Knowledge of confidentiality rules regarding client and provider records and investigations, including HIPAA regulations;

-     Knowledge of available community resources;

-     Considerable knowledge of administrative procedures, project planning and report presentation;

-     Knowledge of, and ability to operate, a personal computer using a variety of Microsoft applications;

-     Knowledge of, and experience in, Microsoft Excel, Word, and Oregon Access software;

-     Ability to exercise proficient time management skills;

-     Ability to develop and implement individual service plans;

-     Ability to assist, mentor, evaluate, and coordinate personnel involved with providing social services casework;

-     Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing;

-     Ability to represent the agency before various citizen groups and public officials;

-     Ability to motivate, train and supervise staff; and ability to apply problem-solving techniques;

-     Ability to develop and implement individual work plans.


Licenses, Certificates, & Other Requirements

Possession of a Valid Oregon Driver's License or ability to obtain reliable transportation in order to travel throughout assigned area.


Position requires successful completion of a criminal history and driving record check.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by an employee occupying this position.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and abilities.  To successfully perform this job, the employee will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.




Starting salary is $4758.00-$6948.00/ DOQE. A step increase will be awarded upon successful completion of a probationary period (typically six months), and then annually thereafter to the top of the range. OCWCOG offers an attractive benefits package including:

Retirement – OCWCOG pays both the employer’s percentage, and employee’s six percent (6%) contribution into the Oregon Public Employees System (PERS). In addition to PERS, OCWCOG pays into Social Security. 

Insurance – For select plans, OCWCOG currently pays one hundred percent (100%) of the insurance premiums for the employee and their eligible dependents. The insurance package includes medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage, life, accidental death and dismemberment, as well as short-term disability and long-term disability.

Holiday Leave – OCWCOG provides ten and one half (10 ½) fixed holidays, plus two (2) personal days during each fiscal year.

Additional Benefits – Deferred compensation options, Long-term care Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union memberships, and options to participate in pre-tax Health Savings Account or Flexible Spending Account.

Sick Leave – Full-time employees accrue eight (8) hours of sick leave each month.

Vacation Leave – Full-time employees accrue vacation leave each month according to the following schedule:

           0-36 months              -   8 hours/month

         37-72 months              - 10 hours/month

         73-144 months            - 14 hours/month

       145 months and above   - 16 hours/month




This announcement will remain open until filled; however, the application screening process is expected to begin on or about. Therefore, at the agency’s discretion, materials received after may not receive consideration.


Possess a valid Oregon Driver’s License, or have the ability to obtain reliable transportation in order to travel throughout the three-county area is required.

If you are offered employment, the offer will be contingent upon the outcome of a criminal records check, and the information will be shared with Human Resources. Any criminal history will be reviewed and could result in the withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.

TO APPLY To apply scroll down to the bottom and click Apply.


You must submit the following application materials to be considered as a viable candidate:


A current resume, application that clearly describes your experience, skills, and/or knowledge related to the requirements of the position and demonstrates that you meet qualifications of the position listed above.


A cover letter explaining how your background, experience and training qualify you for this position. Please describe your experience and training specifically as they relate to the Desired Attributes.

If you are an eligible veteran and wish to claim veterans’ preference points AND you also meet the minimum qualifications for this position, the points will be added to your score. To receive veterans’ preference points, you MUST attach to your application materials the following required documentation:


  • A copy of your DD214/DD215 form; OR a letter from the US Dept of Veteran’s Affairs indicating you receive a non-service connected pension for the five (5) point preference.

  • A copy of your DD214/DD215 form; AND a copy of your veteran’s disability preference letter from the Dept. of Veterans’ Affairs for the ten (10) point preference.



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    To apply scroll down to the bottom and click Apply. Job posting number 202130