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Workforce Services Specialist III

LVER - Local Veteran Employment Representative

Recruitment #181009-W10C-I40

Introduction

 

This position is located at the OKC Brookwood South ‘Oklahoma Works/American Jobs’ Center.

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST BE A VETERAN OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES!!!

THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO CURRENT OESC EMPLOYEES ONLY!

The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission has been authorized to utilize a Selective Qualification when interviewing applicants for this position.  This is a Local Veteran Employment Representative (LVER) position. ‘Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.’

*Evidence of military service dates (DD214) must accompany the job application.
*Will be selected in accordance with Title 38, U.S. Code, and Section 4103A.
*Current proof of service-connected disability dated within six (6) months must be submitted with job application.

Annual Hiring Rate: $35,747.94
Bi-Weekly Hiring Rate: $1,374.92

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION–LVER (Local Veteran Employment Representative)
Responsible for:  Provide outreach to employers to seek & increase Veterans employment opportunities.  Duties may include: Develop/facilitate job clubs & hiring events; assist Veterans to gain/retain employment; seek full understanding of job development service/training programs for Veterans; administer seminars & job-search workshops for Veterans; properly record contacts; market agency services; accurate/timely complete data entry; other tasks as assigned.

ADDITIONAL FACTORS WHICH WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THE OPENING:
Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel associated with this position, which may be up to 80% of the time.

“THE OKLAHOMA EMPLOYMENT SECURITY COMMISSION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER”.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the management of career assessment/counseling, interviewing applicants to determine needs for job skills, placement, training, unemployment insurance eligibility, and other social services under a case management system.  This includes providing services to public and private employers to refer qualified and trained applicants and providing unemployment compensation services.  Specialized and critical tasks will be assigned to qualified veteran staff for the provision of priority employment services to eligible veterans and disabled veterans as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Employment Services job family consists of four levels which are distinguished based on the complexity of the specific assignment and the level of expertise required for the delivery of workforce one-stop services.

Level III:
This is the specialist level of this job family where incumbents are routinely assigned responsibilities for advanced level work in employment supportive activities and one-stop coordination functions.  They can be assigned lead workers or backup supervisors to Level I or Level II employees.  This will include a high degree of independence in completing work assignments and making decisions concerning various employment supportive activities.  Responsibilities may include providing training on unemployment insurance functions; employment services; veteran services; or social services requirements; and reviewing assigned work of others.  Adjudication responsibilities may be assigned in the unemployment insurance function.  Staff assigned as Veterans representatives should be familiar with Veterans Employment programs to include the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs training programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level III:   Education and Experience Requirements at this level require five years of experience in employment services, career or vocational guidance and counseling, personnel, recruitment, training, customer services or social services related work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting thirty semester hours from an accredited college or university for each year of the required work experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Some positions may require that applicants be a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces and eligible for veterans’ preference under Title 74 O.S. Supp Section 840.15.

In accordance with Title 38, U.S. Code Section 4103A, some positions must be filled with qualified disabled veterans in the following order of preference:  FIRST:  Qualified Disabled Veteran; SECOND:  Qualified Veteran.

The Employment Security Commission is responsible for screening all eligibles to insure that appointees are selectively qualified based upon the order of preference as required by Title 38, U.S. Code Section 4103A.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


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