Opportunities Available for Employment in Financial Assistance Programs

Financial Support Worker Job Opportunities
The Alabama Department of Human Resources is seeking financial support workers. This is entry level to advanced level work in the public assistance, food assistance, child support or work and training services programs. Employees review and determine client eligibility for public assistance, food assistance, child support services or work and training services. Graduation from a four-year college or university is required. Note: College seniors in their last quarter or semester may take the examination, be placed on the employment register and be interviewed. However, applicants must have completed their college coursework before being appointed.

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Description of position
This is entry level to advanced level work in the public assistance, food assistance, child support or work and training services programs. Employees review and determine client eligibility for public assistance, food assistance, child support services or work and training services.

DHR Employee Benefits
  • 13 days paid vacation per year
  • 13 days paid sick leave per year
  • 13 paid holidays per year
  • Paid health and dental insurance with dependent coverage available
  • Payment for dependent coverage with tax free dollars
  • Deferred compensation plan
  • Excellent retirement program
  • Life Insurance equal to one year's salary
  • Payment for dependent coverage with tax free dollars
  • Longevity bonus each year after five years
  • Paid educational leave
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Annual merit raises
  • Excellent promotional opportunities


  • How to Apply for a Financial Support Position
    In order to qualify for social work employment, you must first meet the minimum qualifications. These requirements can be found on the Financial Support Worker (50247) job announcement under the heading: "Qualifications Needed to Apply" at the State Personnel Website. The State Application and application process can also be accessed here. Applications can also be obtained from the State of Alabama Personnel Department office or any local Employment Service Office.

    You should review each announcement carefully, noting the location of the job opening, minimum qualifications, description of job duties, and any special requirements. Taking the time to thoroughly review each announcement will help you avoid applying for jobs that may not interest you, or for which you may not qualify.

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