OREGON CASCADES WEST COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS (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 Program Supervisor Albany/Toledo JP# 202109
SUMMARY OF POSITION
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.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
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
- 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
- Reviews proposed policy and makes
- 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.
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.
is performed primarily in an office environment utilizing a personal computer,
laptop, telephone and a variety of office equipment. Position requires sitting for long periods of
time and performing extensive computer work.
Occasional travel is required to attend meetings or run errands for the
program. Attendance may be required at
occasional evening meetings.
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
- 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
- Ability to develop and implement individual
- 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
Certificates, & Other Requirements
of a Valid Oregon Driver's License or ability to obtain reliable transportation
in order to travel
throughout assigned area.
requires successful completion of a criminal history and driving record check.
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.
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
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:
– 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:
- 8 hours/month
- 10 hours/month
145 months and above - 16
This announcement will remain open until filled
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.
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You must submit the following application materials to be
considered as a viable candidate:
current resume 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
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
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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