|Date Opened||8/12/2022 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$78,852* - $100,143/year (*New State employees start at minimum)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||9/12/2022 11:59:00 PM|
Are you a self-starter? Do you want to make a difference? If so, please read on to learn more about this wonderful opportunity!
The State of Connecticut, 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.
We are currently recruiting for one (1) opportunity as a Labor Department Operations Coordinator to be a part of our Welfare to Work unit in Wethersfield, CT. This is a first shift, full-time, Monday through Friday position. The normal hours are 8:00 to 4:30 pm with some flexibility.
Our Welfare to Work unit is responsible for overseeing the Jobs First Employment Services (JFES) program in partnership with the Connecticut Department of Social Services and the five Workforce Development Boards in Connecticut.
The JFES program helps parents gain the skills needed to obtain meaningful employment and become independent of Cash Assistance or welfare benefits. This position involves working with a small, dynamic team of individuals who oversee the JFES program while looking for creative, innovative strategies to alleviate poverty for our program participants.
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As a state employee, you will be open to a terrific work life balance and competitive benefits package. This includes; excellent health care, generous leave policies, a retirement plan, a deferred compensation program, and more.
We hope you take this opportunity to make an impact by serving your state!
These positions will be filled in accordance with contractual language, reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules.
In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify their qualifications on their application. The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
Please note you will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application for this posting to the JobAps system. Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account.
Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, transcripts, diplomas, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.
This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the question's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Julie Barker at Julie.Barker@ct.gov.
All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in coordinating complex programs, agency operations and/or acting in a consultative capacity in problem resolution.
Note: For State Employees this is interpreted at the level of a Labor Department Adjudications Specialist, Labor Department Business Services Specialist, Labor Department Career Development Specialist, Labor Department Resource Associate or Labor Department Programs and Services Coordinator.
1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in business administration or public administration or a closely related area may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following:
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.