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JOB SERVICE SPECIALIST II

Recruitment #18-003210-0001

Introduction

**2 current opening's**

Job Service Specialist II - DVOP (Disabled Veterans’ Outreach Program)The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR), Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning (DWDAL) is accepting applications from qualified candidates for Job Service Specialist II to function as a Disabled Veterans’ Outreach Program Specialist (DVOP). This list will be used to fill current and future vacancies in other local offices. Please be advised that frequent travel may be required and a State vehicle may not always be available. Reimbursement for use of personal vehicle will apply according to the State travel policy.

GRADE

11

LOCATION OF POSITION

1 position in Baltimore City, MD

1 position in Baltimore County, MD

 

Main Purpose of Job

To work with eligible veterans, and other eligible persons who have Significant Barriers to Employment (SBE) to resolve their employment needs. Provides intensive services to eligible veterans, and eligible spouses as defined in Title 38 United States Code (USC), paragraph 4103A(a). The goal is to assist eligible veterans and spouses to obtain or retain employment leading to self-sufficiency. In addition eligible veterans and eligible spouses must meet the definition of an individual with a Significant Barrier to Employment (SBE), or are members of a veteran population identified by the Secretary under Title 38 U.S.C. 4103A(a)(1)(C) as eligible for DVOP services, as explained in separate guidance from DOL.

POSITION DUTIES

Provides intensive services to eligible veterans, and eligible spouses as defined in Title 38 United States Code (USC), paragraph 4103A(a). The goal is to assist eligible veterans and spouses to obtain or retain employment leading to self-sufficiency. In addition eligible veterans and eligible spouses must meet the definition of an individual with a Significant Barrier to Employment (SBE), or are members of a veteran population identified by the Secretary under Title 38 U.S.C. 4103A(a)(1)(C) as eligible for DVOP services, as explained in separate guidance from DOL.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Two years of experience in the field of workforce development, taking job orders, conducting job-ready interviews, registering job applicants, verifying job referrals, conducting vocational placements, performing unemployment adjudications, or appraising job applicants for employability.

Note:

1. Education at an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience at a rate of thirty credit hours for each year of experience.

2. Active duty military recruiting experience or career counseling experience may be substituted on a year-by-year bases for the required education.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must meet one of the following DVOP preference criteria for selection:

1.) qualified serve connected disable veterans:

2.) qualified eligible veterans; and

 3.) qualified eligible person {38 U.S.C. 4101(5)}.  

 **All applicants must submit a Veterans Administration Letter of Disability Rating dated within the last six months.**

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

 One year of experience providing services in a case management environment to veterans.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.  

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

U.S. Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. Any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing a U.S. Military form DD 214 verifying honorable discharge from service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of Veterans’ status. 

If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, you may submit via mail or deliver in person. Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.

PLEASE DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL UNSOLICITED DOCUMENTATION

Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

DLLR Office of Human Resources
Attn: 18-003210-0001
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101
Baltimore, MD 21201

email address: Stephanie.dunphy1@maryland.gov

The MD State Application Form can be found online

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of DLLR that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay



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