Claims Specialist

Social Security Administration

About the organization

Welcome to Careers at Social Security! We are one of the largest independent agencies in government with over 60,000 employees. We work at more than 1,400 field offices and service centers throughout the country, as well as regional and headquarters locations

MissionTo deliver Social Security services that meet the changing needs of the public, assign Social Security numbers to U.S. citizens, maintain earnings records for workers under their Social Security numbers and administer the Supplemental Security Income program for the aged, blind and disabled.Website


Claims Specialists speak with beneficiaries about Social Security benefits. (Field Office or Program Service Center) Watch what Claims Specialists in the Program Service Centers do!
•Interview applicants for benefits.
•Determine a claimant’s initial eligibility for Social Security benefits.
•Analyze evidence that will help make a determination.
•Obtain, clarify, and verify data used to analyze claims and make benefit decisions.


Excellent Customer Service Skills
Excellent Organizational Skills
Excellent Oral and Written Skills


Depending on education and job experience

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please email resume, transcripts and PC completion documentation to [email protected] and or [email protected]

SSA employs many Peace Corp graduates. We find that for PC participants are excellent public servants. This is a full-time permanent federal position.

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