Apply for the position, FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT & BENEFITS SPECIALIST, with Northwest Kansas Area Agency on Aging today or contact HR for more information. Posted Jun 2, 2021.

The Northwest Kansas Area Agency on Aging is accepting cover letters and resumes for a full time Employment and Benefits Specialist.

  • Minimum high school education or GED certificate; college business courses preferred
  • Strong computer and telephone skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Precise attention to details
  • Strong communication skills – oral and written
  • Ability to be a good public relations person for the agency
  • Have the knowledge and ability to assist with day to day operation of the AAA programs
  • Ability to make good decisions
  • Be a responsible problem solver
  • Ability to work efficiently and accomplish necessary duties in required timeframe
  • Ability to be innovative
  • Skills to work in a cooperative coordinating way with other agency staff
  • Ability to communicate and interact with older people and individuals with disabilities
  • Ability to work with the public
  • Ability to travel as required and have a valid driver’s license 

  • Provide customer focused employment opportunities that address the special employment needs of older job seekers and enhance opportunities for employment
  • Interview participants to assess marketable skills derived from employment, volunteer, vocational background, homemaking and education
  • Assist participants with job searches by providing technical support, resume development, mock interviews, and job referrals
  • Strive to successfully place participants in gainful employment and keep accurate records of all placements.
  • Provide appropriate referrals between older persons seeking jobs and employers requesting workers
  • Work closely with job service offices, senior centers and other prospective employers to ensure maximum referral of workers to jobs
  • Follow up with participants after job interviews by offering encouragement and help identify where improvements may be needed
  • Develop and maintain accurate mailing lists of employers for newsletters and luncheons.
  • Schedule presentations to service clubs and other groups
  • Develop media packages to publicize the older workers employment program
  • Assist in answering and directing calls
  • Counsel and enroll customers in a Medicare Prescription Drug Program
  • Complete benefit screenings and assist customers with filling out applications for public based benefits
  • Complete intakes for service requests and make referrals
  • KAMIS data entry
  • Prepare program reports as needed
  • Assist with quality assurance for AAA programs
  • Projects and duties as assigned   


Workweek is Monday – Friday, 8 am-5pm.  Successful applicants will receive holiday, vacation and sick time, and will be eligible for KPERS retirement, dental and health benefits.

How to Apply:
 Applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] or NWKAAA, PO Box 610, Hays, KS 67601                                   

Full Time
Jun 2, 2021
Jun 2, 2021
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