This is the first line supervisory level.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Conducts individual and group intake sessions to orient job seekers and employers to the services available and instructs and coaches job seekers/employers on using resources/equipment available.
- Conducts individual or group assessments to determine level of service needs.
- Identifies job seeker's employment potential using assessment tools and labor market information.
- Assists job seekers to develop realistic and achievable employment goals; identifies obstacles/barriers to employment; jointly formulate employability development plans directed at employment outcomes.
- Refers clients to employers for possible job placement based upon comparison of applicant qualifications to employer job requirements.
- Refers clients to educational and other support service agencies to resolve obstacles to employment.
- Develops job placement opportunities.
- Works with eligible job seekers to obtain training from state approved training institutions or explores other avenues for pursuing training and employment goals.
- Monitors job seeker's progress towards completion of employability development plan and modifies as necessary.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Employment Services Supervisor
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- Three years experience in career counseling which includes assisting hard to serve job seekers to develop realistic and achievabe employment goals; interviewing to obtain facts and explore issues; identifying obstacles or barriers to employment and jointly formulating employability development plans directed at employment outcomes.
- Three years experience in case management which includes assessing, planning, developing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating options and services to meet an individuals human service needs.
- Two years experience in presenting training courses using a variety of training methods such as lecture, structured exercises, role play or group discussion as well as the use of training materials such as overheads, PowerPoint, handouts or videos.
- Six months experience in interpreting the rules, regulations, policies and standards of EEO/AA to ensure compliance with program goals and objectives.
- One year experience in narrative report writing.
- One year experience in using standard computer software programs for word processing, spreadsheets or databases.
- Knowledge of staff supervision acquired through course work, academic training, training provided through an employer, or performing as a lead worker overseeing the work of others; OR supervising staff which may include planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work of others; OR supervising through subordinate supervisors a group of professional, technical, and clerical employees.
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance. The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.