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Workforce Services Specialist IV

Recruitment #121204-W10D-02

Introduction

This position will be located in the Will Rogers Building in OKC.

This is a Veteran's position - 'Veteran's preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.'

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 IV:
This is the leadership level where employees provide supervision or leadership in the completion of various assigned activities.  This may include responsibilities for specialized planning, organizing and directing a program of employer relations or unemployment insurance that includes adjudication, a major project of a one-stop workforce center or a case management area which includes employment services, veterans services, local education and/or training, and social services accessibility.  Responsibilities may also be assigned for supervision of a staff of professional and paraprofessional workforce service specialists who provide a wide variety of employment supportive services to applicants, claimants, veterans and employers, or for providing consultation and assistance to persons in other professional fields.  It may also include senior level veterans employment representatives who supervise basic level veterans staff in a large office or workforce one-stop area.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level IV:     
Education and Experience Requirements at this level require six 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.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Written Test

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.



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