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Workforce Services Specialist II

Recruitment #121119-W10B-03

Introduction

This position will be located in the Durant Workforce Office.

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 II:    
This is the career level where employees are assigned responsibility for the completion of a full range of professional work in completing various employment supportive activities to assess needs and determine eligibility for specific programs and services.  This includes managing a caseload requiring broad and specialized knowledge of all work force one-stop service programs.  In addition, employees at this level may contact public and private employers to obtain employment opportunities for applicants and disabled veterans which includes job placement and development of job training opportunities; fact finding for unemployment compensation; limited adjudication and other supportive social services.  This will include a degree of independence in completing work assignments and making decisions concerning various employment supportive activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II:
Education and Experience Requirements at this level require four 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.

NOTE:  Positions funded by U.S. Department of Labor Veterans grants must meet grant requirements.

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.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Written Test



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