DISABILITY CLAIMS EXAMINER 1* - 03022023-43681, 43683, 43689,43695, 43739, 43742, 43746, 43749, 43751, & 43753

State of Tennessee

Clarksville, TN; Dickson, TN; Gallatin, TN; Nashville, TN; Ashland City, TN, Centerville, TN; Hickman, TN; Robertson, TN; Williamson, TN; Wilson, TN; & Rutherford, TN

Family Services/Social Work

Position Description / Responsibilities


This classification learns to perform disability determination work of average difficulty. An employee in this class is responsible for learning to determine adult medical eligibility for Social Security Disability, Supplemental Security Income or Medicaid benefits for initial claims in accordance with federal Social Security Administration guidelines. This classification performs responsibilities under direct supervision at the learning level. This class differs from the Disability Claims Examiner 2 in that an incumbent of the latter functions at the working level.

*An applicant appointed to this classification will be reclassified to a Disability Claims Examiner 2 after successful completion of a mandatory one-year training period; ‘unacceptable’ or ‘needs improvement’ performance ratings during the training period will result in automatic demotion or termination.

Position Requirements

Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree.

Substitution of Experience for Education: An Associate’s degree plus two years of full-time professional disability claims examination work may be substituted for the required education.

Application Instructions

For more information and to apply go to https://www.tn.gov/careers and search for (Job ID #s 43681; 43683; 43689; 43695; 43739; 43742; 43746; 43749; 43751; & 43753)

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