PRIDE Industries is a fast-paced company with a mission: To
Create Jobs for People with Disabilities while providing high
quality, value-added solutions to our nationwide customers. We are
currently recruiting to fill the following position:
Job:Benefit Planner (Community Work Incentive Coordinator,
Job Code: V10 - PR-Benefit Planner
HR Title Group: Rehabilitation Services
Salary Grade: N16
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Approval Date: December 2020
There are no direct reports with this position.
Under limited supervision, the Benefit Planner (CWIC) provides
individual counseling to beneficiaries seeking employment and
intensive follow-up services to ensure that they are using the work
incentives appropriately. Employees in this job class provide
evaluation of current benefits, assists applicants with work
incentives planning and assistance to SSDI/CDB/DWB and SSI
beneficiaries; collaborate with SSA personnel and provides outreach
activities that promote effective use of available work incentives
and community referrals to encourage successful transitions to
employment. This job class requires knowledge of the affect's
disabilities and/or social and economic disadvantages could
potentially have on employment, ability to apply complex federal
and state regulations applicable to Social Security Disability,
SSI, Medicare, and Medical.
1. * Provide accurate information about SSDI and SSI work
incentives including Ticket to Work initiative to relevant
2. * Develop accurate and personalized benefits analysis plans
demonstrating appropriate work incentives and application of work
incentive strategies that promotes employment opportunities. 3. *
Provide ongoing, comprehensive work incentives monitoring and
management assistance to SSDI and SSI beneficiaries.
4. * Maintain ongoing close contact with the SSA personnel
including PASS Cadres, Claims Representatives, Work Incentives
Liaisons (WILs), and Area Work Incentive Coordinators (AWICs).
5. * Provide outreach activities and referrals to beneficiaries,
family members, community partners and providers.
6. * Conduct group presentations regarding Social Security work
incentives, job readiness and other employment related topics.
7. * Develop work plans that promote employment, utilization of
appropriate work incentives and provide linkages to employment
linkages to employment programs and services.
8. * Maintain and track client records and status regarding the
number of clients served.
9. * Submit regular status reports to Program Manager to include
clients served, service delivered and outreach activities with a
status toward objectives.
10. * Maintain regular contact to beneficiaries to ensure smooth
transition of employment and effective and timely use of work
11. * Update work plans and benefits summary and analysis
conduct regular reviews of client outcomes and modify plans as
12. Keep rosters of outreach activities, group presentations and
13. Document use of DOR, career center, and use of
14. Participate in staff meetings, staff development, trainings,
and community outreach activities.
15. Submit timely and accurate reports.
16. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.
* Denotes Essential Job Function
* Two or more years of experience working with persons with
disabilities preferably with organizations providing employment
services; * Previously demonstrated experience working in the field
of employment services, working with persons with significant
barriers or working with persons from diverse backgrounds
preferred; * Clear understanding and judgment with regard to
protecting strictly confidential information; * Ability to
communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to make
presentations and respond to inquiries by management, team, vendors
and/or customers; * Human relation skills to build effective
relationships with team and internal customers; * Intermediate to
advanced computer literacy including knowledge of word processing,
spreadsheet, database and presentation software; * Knowledge of
business English including vocabulary, spelling, and correct
grammatical usage and punctuation; * Mathematical skills to include
the ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages,
ratios, and proportions to practical situations; * Ability to
establish priorities and solve a wide range of business problems; *
Demonstrated customer service, common sense, problem solving and
analytical skills; * Flexibility to respond to changing work
priorities and handle numerous projects at the same time.
CERTIFICATES OR LICENSES REQUIRED:
The following licenses or certificates may be required depending
on local, state and/or contract requirements:
Valid Driver's License
Employees must have the ability to perform the following
physical demands for extended periods with or without
* Use a computer and computer software * Required to conduct
Occasional travel is required.
Work performed may be in a work office or public environment
with low to moderate noise.
The above information on this description has been designed to
indicate the general nature and level of work performed by
employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain
or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,
responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this
job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisor's
instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their
At PRIDE, we make a difference in the lives of many, one job at
How to Apply
If you are interested in working for this unique organization
that blends business with a social mission, please apply online
atwww.prideindustries.com.PRIDE Industries is a VEVRAA federal
contractor committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud
to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation,
national origin, marital status, genetics, disability, age, or
veteran status. Visit our website to learn more!
PRIDE will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate
against employees or applicants because they have inquired about,
discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another
employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the
compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part
of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other
employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have
access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in
response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an
investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR
PRIDE will consider for employment all qualified applicants with
criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of
all federal, state, and local laws.