Job Openings

The Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments (TARCOG) is actively seeking vibrant, energetic, and friendly professionals to join our service driven organization that leads with empathy and a community first mindset.  We are looking to fill our positions:

  • Communications Coordinator
  • Community Development Specialist
  • Information Technology Support Technician
  • Medicaid Waiver Administrative Assistant
  • Medicaid Waiver Case Manager
  • Medicaid Waiver Quality Assurance Specialist

The Communications Coordinator is responsible for implementing, managing, and coordinating the use of digital media for TARCOG’s marketing and communication efforts in the region’s five county (DeKalb, Jackson, Madison, Marshall, and Limestone) service area.

The Communications Coordinator will:

  • Develop and ensure quality, accurate and up-to-date content for TARCOG’s website and supporting websites;
  • Assist Alabama Department of Senior Services (ADSS) with developing vaccine access marketing and print media materials with distribution across the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) service area;
  • Monitors and oversee TARCOG’s social media pages such Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. 

Education AND Experience requirement for this opportunity: 

  • B.A. in Digital Media, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or a related field from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting agency;
  • 2 or more years of digital media, website development, public relations, or business-related field;
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, are a must;
  • Valid Driver License AND a good driving record

Pay:   $45,000 – $55,000 annually

Benefits include:  Health and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off (in addition to 11 paid holidays),

                              State Retirement, 457K plan

To Apply:

  • Email your résumés to hr@tarcog.us No Later Than Wednesday, June 30th, 2021!

~ Please indicate Communications Coordinator in your email subject line for employment consideration ~

The Community Development Specialist is responsible for working with local and regional stakeholders to develop, apply for, and manage critical community development projects in the region’s five county (DeKalb, Jackson, Madison, Marshall, and Limestone) service area.

The Community Development Specialist will:

  • Provide technical assistance to local governments and other regional stakeholders to develop community development projects eligible for state and federal funding opportunities and writing and submitting related grant applications;
  • Manage active community development projects to include coordination with federal and state agencies, local government officials, project engineers, contractors/sub-contractors; conducting site visits; and submitting all required project reports, reimbursement requests, and other required documentation;
  • Expand TARCOG’s role in regional community development efforts including, but not limited to promoting affordable housing development, identifying/assessing critical community infrastructure needs, and enhancing other resources for improved quality of life throughout the region. 

Education AND Experience requirement for this opportunity: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Political Science, Public Administration, Community Planning or a related field from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting agency; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Three (3) or more years of relevant work experience.  Grant writing experience required.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, are a must;
  • Valid Driver License AND a good driving record.

Pay:   $45,000 – $55,000 annually

Benefits include:  Health and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off (in addition to 11 paid holidays),

                              State Retirement, 457K plan

To Apply:

  • Email your résumés to hr@tarcog.us No Later Than Wednesday, June 30th, 2021!

~ Please indicate Community Development Specialist in your email subject line for employment consideration ~

The Information Technology Support Technician interfaces with all employees telecommuting or on-site with IT related issues or requirements.  This position ensures smooth IT operations in support of TARCOG and its employees. 

The Information Technology Support Technician will:

  • Provide user support on new accounts, issuing new desktop/laptop, phone and mobile devices.  Responds to request and assistance from users.  Submits help desk support tickets;
  • Support the on-site installation, updating and testing of IT equipment to ensure proper working order;
  • Consults with and informs our partners (F1, Interconnect, First Net) on TARCOG’s computers, telephones, an other electronic equipment;
  • Responsible for inventory of all computer and telecommunications equipment. 

Education AND Experience requirement for this opportunity: 

  • Associates of Arts Degree or Certification in a related discipline (Preferred)
  • 2 or more years of Desktop support Software troubleshooting and/or IT support (Preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, are a must;
  • Excellent organization proficiency required;  
  • Valid Driver License AND a good driving record

Pay:   $30,000 – $38,000 annually

Benefits include:  Health and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off (in addition to 11 paid holidays),

                              State Retirement, 457K plan

To Apply:

  • Email your résumés to hr@tarcog.us No Later Than Wednesday, June 30th, 2021!

~ Please indicate IT Support Technician in your email subject line for employment consideration ~

The Medicaid Waiver Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing general clerical/administrative support to the Medicaid Waiver Program Manager and staff. 

The Medicaid Waiver Administrative Assistant will:

  • Gather information and exchanges information with staff and contractor personnel and inputs data to keep data base information current;
  • Prepares billing for services invoice by Direct Service Providers (DSP) and Medicaid Waiver Case Managers. Checks invoices for accuracy and prepares billing packets for Case Managers review;
  • Files, distributes and/or mails forms, reports, and client lists to appropriate staff and Direct Service Providers.

 Education AND Experience requirement for this opportunity: 

  • Associates Degree or Certification in a related discipline (Preferred);
  • High School diploma or equivalent with two or more years of administrative support/general clerical experience;
  • Familiarity and proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point required;
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, are a must;
  • Valid Driver License AND a good driving record

Pay:   $30,000 – $34,000 annually

Benefits include:  Health and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off (in addition to 11 paid holidays),

                              State Retirement, 457K plan

To Apply:

  • Email your résumés to hr@tarcog.us No Later Than Wednesday, June 30th, 2021!

~ Please indicate Administrative Assistant in your email subject line for employment consideration ~

The Medicaid Waiver Case Manager is responsible for conducting assessments, coordinating, and monitoring services for the elderly and homebound in the region’s five county (DeKalb, Jackson, Madison, Marshall, and Limestone) service area.

The Medicaid Waiver Case Manager will:

  • Conducts and prepares on-site assessments of potential clients and monthly face to face visits in clients homes, evaluating the services being provided by the Medicaid Waiver program;  
  • Authorizes contractors (DSP) to initiate services for clients and participants;
  • Develops, monitors, and revises client’s care plan in coordination with client/caregiver to fit the needs of the client.

 Education AND Experience requirement for this opportunity: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Behavioral Science, Family and Consumer Science or a related field;
  • Two or more years of work experience in home health or Aging Programs;
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, are a must;
  • Valid Driver License AND a good driving record

Pay:   $36,000 – $43,000 annually

Benefits include:  Health and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off (in addition to 11 paid holidays),

                              State Retirement, 457K plan

To Apply:

  • Email your résumés to hr@tarcog.us No Later Than Wednesday, June 30th, 2021!

~ Please indicate Case Manager in your email subject line for employment consideration ~

The Medicaid Waiver Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of all aspects of Medicaid Waiver, which includes quality assurance reviews, record reviews, and Direct Service Provider (DSP) audits.  This position will also assist DSP and Case Manager training.    

The Medicaid Waiver Quality Assurance Specialist will:

  • Propose guidelines for improvement of procedures for maintenance of records.
  • Compose and maintain reports on QA reviews and issues corrective action reviews/plans.
  • Coordinate with the Medicaid Waiver Quality Team to address various program requirements and issues that affect quality.

Education AND Experience requirement for this opportunity:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Behavioral Science, Family and Consumer Science, or a related field;
  • Two or more years of work experience in home health or Aging Programs;
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, are a must;
  • Valid Driver License AND a good driving record

Pay:   $45,000 – $55,000 annually

Benefits include:  Health and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off (in addition to 11 paid holidays),

                              State Retirement, 457K plan

To Apply:

  • Email your résumés to hr@tarcog.us No Later Than Wednesday, June 30th, 2021!

~ Please indicate Quality Assurance Specialist in your email subject line for employment consideration ~