WORKFORCE SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE 1
- Disabled Veterans Outreach Program
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 26
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In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Workforce Services Representatives provide a broad range of services in accordance with the Workforce Investment Act; assist job seeking customers and business customers seeking qualified applicants; and provide priority employment services to eligible veterans and disabled veterans as defined by the Department of Labor.
This position provides priority employment services to eligible veterans and disabled veterans through the Disabled Veterans' Outreach Program (DVOP) within the JobConnect offices in the Carson City area. The incumbent will provide assistance to Veteran customers with Significant Barriers to Employment. Services include proficiency and skills testing; vocational guidance; job search planning; workshop enrollment; resume writing; reemployment eligibility assessments; referrals to agencies to secure housing; referrals to medical services; assistance with obtaining high school equivalency certifications; assistance in obtaining certifications and work related items needed for securing employment; and assistance with short-term vocational and academic training. **YOU MUST BE A MILITARY VETERAN TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION. APPLICANTS MUST ATTACH A COPY OF THEIR DD214 AND DISABILITY RATING (IF APPLICABLE) TO THE APPLICATION IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.** Applicants are encouraged to apply early as this recruitment may close early depending on the number of applications received.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of
experience which included providing services to customers; reading and applying written policies, procedures, or instructions; operating personal computers to enter and retrieve data; and interviewing individuals to gather information; OR a Bachelors degree in social or behavioral science, business administration, or related field; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preference shall be given in the appointment of Disabled Veterans Outreach Program positions to qualified disabled veterans. If the appointing authority finds that no qualified disabled veteran is available for appointment, appointment may be given to any qualified veteran.
Some positions require verification of an honorable discharge from the U.S. military service.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprint is required. Person's offered employment in this position will be required to pay for the fingerprinting.
Additional Position Experience
Applicants must be veterans of the U.S. military.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.