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Workforce Services Specialist I

Recruitment #121107-W10A-10


This position will be located in the Lawton Workforce Office.

Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel.


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.


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 I:    
This is the basic level of this job family where employees perform beginning level professional work in employment supportive activities, which may include employment services, unemployment compensation, and veteran’s services, and assessing training and social service needs.  This involves routine professional work under close supervision in a training status to build skills in providing required services under a case management system.  Employees will be assigned tasks which involve interviewing public and private employers, applicants, claimants and veterans; analyzing and evaluating applications for employment, unemployment compensation, training, social services and counseling; providing information for public welfare, social services and other related community resources.


Level I:    
Education and Experience Requirements at this level require three 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.


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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