Representative Payee

Kenosha Human Development Services


3536 52nd Street  Kenosha, WI 53144

Division/Department:   Resource Center

Location:   Main Office

Job Title:   Representative Payee

Reports To:   Director of Community Resource Center

Type of Position: Full-time                                                                      

Schedule: 40 hours per week or as demanded by the job

Salary Range: $46,000 – $48,000 per year

For more information, please click on this link:  Representative Payee 5-9-2023 (



Position assists people to maintain a decent standard of living by ensuring that their Social Security Disability benefits are  budgeted, and monthly bills are paid to ensure basic needs such as housing, medical, food and clothing needs are maintained.  Position is authorized to act only on matters relating to the beneficiary’s Social Security Administration based benefits.


  1.         Perform duties related to the administration and upkeep of program records

  2.         Accurately complete accounting tasks related to receiving and disbursement of funds in the representative payee program

  3.         Creatively problem solve with consumers to create a livable budget and pay monthly expenses to maintain shelter and meet their basic needs

  4.         Advocate for the rights of the participant and work with other service providers to further the interest of the  participant . This may include obtaining waivers, payment arrangements, and reduction of costs to the  participants.

  5.         Develop professional relationships and coordinate clear communication with service providers and the Social Security Administration

  6.         Adjust Representative Payee Program policies and procedures to meet the guidelines and expectations of the Social Security Administration

  7.         Compile information necessary for the completion of required reports

  8.         Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School diploma required.

  1.       Ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally, in the English language

  2.       Must have reliable transportation and valid driver’s license with good driving record

  3.       Must carry own auto insurance with at least 100,000/300,000/100,000 coverage

  4.       Ability to maintain records and document case notes daily

  5.       Ability to give and accept feedback as a part of a team

  6.       Ability to traverse within the workspace and community frequently

  7.       Be willing to learn and work with the treatment philosophies

  8.       Bilingual in Spanish a plus

  9.         Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, mental health, physical disabilities, or infirmities of aging preferably in a health or human services setting

  10.       Understanding the rights of individuals with developmental disabilities, mental health, physical disabilities, or infirmities of aging preferably in a health or human services setting

  11.     Must be a logical and practical thinker, detail oriented and able to work independently

  12.     Able to use a computer

Kenosha Human Development Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, or any other status protected under federal, state, and local law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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