University of Alaska Southeast

Job Posting

Company: Social Security Administration
Location: Juneau, AK
Position: Claims Specialist
Requirements: See job description


Once selected for the Claims Specialist position in SSA, you will contribute to the Agency's mission through direct and personal service to the public. This includes speaking with beneficiaries about their rights under the Social Security laws, gathering facts and evidence to establish eligibility for benefits, making critical decisions to determine the amount of benefits paid to individuals, and using state-of-the-art computer technology to access and update information about claims.

Claims Specialists conduct interviews with the public to obtain, clarify, and verify information about initial and continuing eligibility for retirement, survivors, disability, health insurance benefits, and eligibility for supplemental security income including State supplements. In addition, they resolve discrepancies, clarify issues and make final decisions for initial and post-entitlement for benefits and payments; adjudicate and authorize entitlement or disallowance actions at all levels of difficulty and complexity under programs administered by SSA.

See detailed qualifications at

$39,048 to $62,874 per year

To apply:

Please apply online via USAJOBS at

Contact: Charlotte Waggoner
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Closing Date: January 21, 2020