Claims Adjudicator

DISABILITY DETERM/SSA   Little Rock, AR   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on April 30, 2022
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Disability Determination for Social Security Administration

Multiple positions located in Little Rock.

Job duties are performed onsite.
A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is  preferred, but not required.


Starting salary of $39,999.86 is non-negotiable. Current State Employees will have
their salary adjusted to $39,999.86 regardless of their tenure, current pay grade or
current salary.


A DDSSA Claims Adjudicator I will go through a 1-year Training and Mentoring
Program, in which there are benchmarks that must be met. Following the satisfactory
completion of the 1-year program, a job series promotion to DDSSA Claims Adjudicator
II is processed, resulting in a 10% pay increase to approximately $44,000. Following
the satisfactory completion of an additional 1-year period, a job series promotion to
DDSSA Claims Adjudicator III is processed, resulting in an additional 10% pay
increase. On average, a DDSSA Claims Adjudicator III makes $48,400. Additional
advancement is available through competitive promotions.


Tentative Start Date: Monday, August 8, 2022.


To be considered for employment, qualified applicants will have to sit for a written
examination. Applicants that meet the cut-off score will be scheduled for an interview
that will likely take place the following week. Applicants that receive a “contingent” offer
of employment will have to go through an intrusive Federal Pre-Screen Background
Investigation. An “official” offer of employment will be extended following a favorable
prescreening decision.


The written examination will be administered on Saturday, May 21, 2022, in downtown
Little Rock. Applicants can choose from one of two exam times: the first session starts at
9:00AM and the second session starts at 1:00PM.

Qualified applicants will receive emails that contains information as to which session you
are scheduled for, the testing location, an exam description, as well as additional details.
If you do not receive an email by Wednesday, May 18, 2022, please contact
Stephanie.Westbrook@ssa.gov or Melissa.Thomas@ssa.gov.


All applications must be submitted online through ARCareers.arkansas.gov