Career Specialist III-PR

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General Information

Job Posting ID 3653570 Creation Date Jan 16, 2019
Employer Posting No --- Closing Date Mar 11, 2019
Job Site Address ABILENE, Texas 79602 Employer Type Staffing Company
Openings 1

Job Description

Acts as the primary contact for new or existing partner and employer customers. Markets workforce services to local partners and employers. Responsible for conducting partner and employer outreach and able to organize and coordinate various services to them. Works with local partners and employers in the area to identify subsidized and unsubsidized employment opportunities for workforce customers and specialized program participants. Works with partner and employer customers to ensure correct information is entered in WorkInTexas.com. To perform this job successfully, the Career Specialist III must be able to perform each duty, outlined below, satisfactorily.
Essential Job Requirements:
Solicit job postings for WorkInTexas.com from partners/employers that will meet the needs of workforce job seekers. Gather information proving the effectiveness of WorkInTexas.com job postings for the partner/employer customer; follow-up to determine if the posting was filled by a referral. Contact local partners/employers to follow-up on job postings that do not show hires to ensure job posting fill rate. Assist partners and employers in identifying updates needed to job postings to ensure appropriate job seekers “match” or are referred to the posting. Contacts local partners/employers that have multiple openings to obtain hire information to ensure employer success rate; update job postings if required (Performance Expectation: 90-95% of assigned postings are properly entered into WIT within 24 hours and initial follow-up with employers are within 3-5 business days. Document all contacts with the partner/employer on job posting note pad or partner/employer management notes, as required. Verify the partners/employers Tax Number in WorkInTexas.com is correct and the same one being used when filing payroll quarterly reports. Maintain outreach to partners/employers that currently use or have used workforce services in the past to continue offering Center Services and to solicit job postings.
Identifies and contacts partners/employers that have not had a prior WorkInTexas.com account, to offer Center Services and to solicit job postings.
Provide qualifying Employer Workforce Assistance (EWA) services to employers that will positively affect the EWA performance measure target. Qualifying EWA services include one of the following services in the performance period (as documented in WIT): taking job postings, providing specialized testing for job seekers on behalf of an employer, performing employer site recruitment, job fairs or hiring events, providing employer meeting or interview space, providing customized or incumbent worker training, entering into a subsidized/unpaid employer agreement, providing rapid response, job development (if recorded in WorkInTexas.com with a valid UI Tax ID). Schedule and assist with hiring activities in the Center, such as employer hiring events or job fairs. Help partners/employers with recruitment services, on site at partner’s/employer’s business site or selected location. Provide training while demonstrating of WorkInTexas.com partner/employer accounts and uses, including registering and entering job postings. Solicit and/or identify customized training opportunities for partners/employers and employment opportunities for job seeker customers including On-The-Job Training, Subsidized Worksite Agreements and Unsubsidized Employment or Worksite Agreements as well as available Skills Development Funds. Attend local and out-of-town workshops, seminars and training to maintain current knowledge of workforce programs. Partner with other staff regarding job development efforts on behalf of job seeker customers. Gather feedback from partners/employers, job seeker customers and staff as to the success of subsidized/unsubsidized placements or job developments. Enter data into WorkInTexas.com to accurately reflect activities within the required time frame.
Market to partners and employers to engage them in Workforce Center Services and board business related activities. Lead or actively participate in center Specialized Services Meetings for each center assigned. Helps with Rapid Response Activities and/or Events as needed. Ensure compliance of federal, state and local directives, rules, and regulations; prepare correspondence, reports, and maintain databases.
Assist management and/or supervisor with employment services duties. May include reception, switchboard, resource room, facilitator/orientation, or case management of UI clients. Assists job seekers with completion of WIT Portfolio and Resume. Collaborates and maintains a relationship with Career Specialists and other staff to ensure that job seekers have addressed any potential barriers to employment prior to being referred to a job opening or who have been referred and screened. Follows up with job seekers as necessary to determine if they were offered the job (subsidized or unsubsidized). Follows up with partners/employers to determine if they are satisfied with the quality of individual candidates referred or hired. Conducts worksite evaluations within two weeks of placement and reports results to management. Works with partner, employer, job seeker and if necessary, other center staff to address any issues that the partner/employer raises post-placement. Regular and consistent attendance is required. Performs other duties as assigned; based on operational needs.

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Supervisory Experience Required No
Pay Between $15.00 / HR and $15.00 / HR
Shift Days (First) Duration Temp OR Temp to Hire
Workweek Full Time
Additional Workweek Details This position is a Temp to Hire position. Upon successful completion of probationary period this position will become a regular position with benefits at $16.00/hr.
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation Employment Interviewers, Private or Public Employment Service
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

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Occupation Personnel Recruiters
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

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Occupation Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation Business Operations Specialists, All Other
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation Social Workers, All Other
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

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Occupation Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

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Occupation Public Relations Specialists
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

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Occupation Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

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Occupation Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED


Additional Requirements

Basic Computer Skills
  • EMail Software (Outlook, Thunderbird, etc)
  • Internet Browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc)
  • Peripheral Devices (Scanners, Printers, etc)
  • Personal Computers
  • Word Processing Software (Word, WordPerfect, etc)
Language
  • English; Fluency - Excellent (Read, Write, Speak)
Driver's License Type Class C - Standard Driver's License

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Job Closing Date Mar 11, 2019
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