Target Class - LD Veterans Employment Outreach Worker
|Date Opened||5/8/2018 3:10:00 PM|
|Salary||$44,270 - $56,316/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||5/23/2018 11:59:00 PM|
The Department of Labor (DOL) is committed to protecting and promoting the interests of Connecticut workers. In order to accomplish this in an ever-changing environment, we assist workers and employers to become competitive in the global economy. We take a comprehensive approach to meeting the needs of workers and employers, and the other agencies that serve them. We ensure the supply of high-quality integrated services that serve the needs of our customers. The DOL's Office for Veterans Workforce Development main mission is to assist veterans with significant barriers to employment in finding gainful employment as they transition from their military career or continue in their civilian career.
The Office for Veterans Workforce Development has a current opportunity for a Connecticut Careers Trainee with a target class of Veterans Employment Outreach Worker. The Veterans Employment Outreach Worker acts as the Case Manager providing intensive services for disabled veterans working with both federal and state agencies to break down any barriers they may have in seeking employment. The other important piece of the job is training and education, which is assisting veterans with VA GI BILL information and other DOL training programs by referral.
This position will be based in Hartford, CT. This job will also require you to work outside the office providing outreach, at times on military installations. We provide Pre-Mobilization and De-Mobilization services for OEF/OIF (guard and reserve units), deploying or returning from the war zone.
The normal working hours are from 0800 to 1630, Monday thru Friday.
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This position is non-competitive. Open to the public.
The selected candidate must have veteran status. Pursuant to Title 38 U.S.C. first preference for hiring will be for qualified disabled veteran and then qualified veteran.
Possession of a Bachelor's or Master's degree.
1. If the target job classification has a Substitution Allowed that requires the Bachelor's or Master's degree to be in a specific area(s), then these specific degree areas are required for appointment to the Connecticut Career Trainee classification.
2. Candidates cannot be appointed until all degree requirements are complete.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.