Policy/Data Analyst

Location: Pierre, SD

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Job ID: 15608
Agency: Department of Social Services/Office of Recoveries and Fraud Investigation
Salary: $19.07 - $24.30 per hour
Pay Grade: GI
Closing Date: 02/04/21

This is a Full-Time 40 Hours Weekly position with the Department of Social Services. For more information on the Department of Social Services, please visit https://dss.sd.gov/.

The Office of Recoveries & Fraud Investigations identifies situations where social services benefit programs were obtained inappropriately and identifies and seeks recovery when the state is owed money if social services program benefits were overpaid due to error, fraud, or if other resources are responsible to pay first. The Policy/Data Analyst is responsible for reviewing processes, reviewing and developing policies and procedures, conducting research and surveys, and data collection and analysis. This position will work primarily within our Third Party Liability recovery area to help identify and collect from liable third party insurance companies.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Knowledge of:

  • data collection process;
  • data analysis techniques;
  • research or survey methodology;
  • applicable computer software and operating systems.

Ability to:

  • deal tactfully with others;
  • communicate clearly and concisely;
  • prepare study outlines and proposals for projects;
  • collect and compile data using scientific processes;
  • analyze and interpret data or findings using statistical processes or analytical tests;
  • present the results of research and analysis in various forms;
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships with others;
  • interpret and apply laws, rules, policies, and procedures;
  • create progress reports and final reports;
  • recommend solutions to address short- and long-term needs;
  • seek out creative solutions;
  • analyze and evaluate operational situations and complex federal regulations.


The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9.

The State of South Dakota offers employer paid health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave accrual, dental, vision, and other insurance options, and retirement benefits. You can view our benefits information at https://bhr.sd.gov/job-seekers/work-for-state-government/. This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.

Apply at: https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=D80
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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