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Workforce Consultant-LVER

Company: State of Idaho
Location: Boise
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Job Description:

SunIRef:Manu Description Our vision is to be Idaho's trusted leader in delivering workforce services. Our mission is to connect business, education and workforce, link job seekers with employers, and help people with career and life transitions. The Idaho Department of Labor's Veteran's Program is currently recruiting for four full-time Local Veteran Employment Representative's (LVER). These positions will be located in our Idaho Falls, Boise, Caldwell and Post Falls offices. These positions involve networking with employers, evaluating and understanding their needs and providing solutions to their workforce challenges. Additionally, the position requires knowledge of the labor pool and matching employers with qualified job seekers. The current opening is a limited service appointment. Length of limited service appointments are determined by the availability of funds such as grants, alternative funding sources and/or timeframes such as pilot projects, alternative funding sources or program termination. Appointment preference must be given to qualified service connected disabled veterans. Previous applications for this position will not be considered for these vacancies. You must re-apply under this announcement. Example of Duties These positions involve networking with employers, evaluating and understanding their needs and providing solutions to their workforce challenges. Additionally, these positions require knowledge of the labor pool and matching employers with qualified job seekers. As an integral part of the State's Labor Exchange System, the Local Veteran Employment Representative will work with other service providers to promote veterans as job seekers who have highly marketable skills and experience. LVER: Planning and participating in job and career fairs; Conduct outreach to employers in the area to assist veterans in gaining employment, including conducting seminars for employers; Coordinating with unions, apprenticeship programs and businesses or business organizations to promote and secure employment and training programs for veterans; Informing Federal contractors of the process to recruit qualified veterans; Promoting credentialing and licensing opportunities for veterans; Coordinating and participating with other business outreach efforts. DVOP: Aid in registering veterans in the Idaho Works system; Refer veterans to job openings, training and other service providers; Assess employment barriers; Guide customers in forming and meeting employability development plans; Manage a customer caseload and perform customer follow-up; Select, administer, score and interpret results of aptitude and skills assessments; Negotiate agreements and sign on-the-job training contracts; Monitor customer satisfaction, program effectiveness, participant progress and program requirements; Prepare reports on program participation, activity and impact; Provide liaison with local groups to include employer groups, veterans organizations, Chambers of Commerce, schools, etc.; Promote use of local office services; Outreach to locate veterans in need of intensive services; Providing referrals to supportive services; Promoting Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment and Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act services to eligible veterans; Referring veterans and eligible persons to job focused and outcome-driven training and certification. Minimum Qualifications Experience conducting interviews and documenting information; Experience assisting emotional, difficult or confrontational people and individuals frm varying socio/economic/cultural backgrounds; Experience determining and explaining eligibility or qualifications for programs and services; Experience preparing professional written communication; Experience operating a personal computer; Additional Qualification: Must be an eligible Veteran* An eligible veteran is a person who: (A) served on active duty for a period of more than 180 days and was discharged or released therefrom with other than a dishonorable discharge; (B) was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability; or (C) was a member of a reserve component to active duty pursuant to section 672(a), (d), or (g), 673, or 673(b) of title 10, served on active duty during a period of war or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge is authorized and was discharged or released from such duty with other than a dishonorable discharge. Supplemental Information There is an exam to determine your eligibility. Enter your responses to the questions in the space provided in the examination. You must have the minimum level of experience or education described for each question addressing a minimum requirement to qualify for this position. Scoring will be based on the information you provide. It is important that the information you provide clearly supports your responses. Veteran's preference is given to qualified candidates The Idaho Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity Employer If you have questions, please contact us at ext. 2916 or WEBSITE: www. labor. ldaho.aov

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