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JOB SERVICE SPECIALIST III

Recruitment #18-003211-0006

Introduction

The Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning is currently recruiting for Job Service Specialist III Reemployment Opportunity Workshop Facilitators for the local American Job Centers throughout Maryland. This recruitment is for the Baltimore City location only. The list will be valid for one year. All persons interested in this classification should apply at this time.

GRADE

12

LOCATION OF POSITION

Mondawmin Northwest Career Center

2401 Liberty Road

Baltimore, MD 21215

Main Purpose of Job

Reemployment Opportunity Workshop (ROW) Facilitator will be responsible for conducting workshops for profiled claimants and other qualified job seekers to enhance job seeking skills and to lessen the duration of unemployment. Additionally, provide the highest level of quality employment and training services that will support the economic stability of the labor force, businesses and the community.

POSITION DUTIES

Planning job search workshops of not less than six hours duration and preparing and organizing materials that will be presented on a regular basis to profiled Unemployment Insurance claimants and other qualified job seekers. Conducting job search workshops in classroom setting on a weekly basis to improve attendees’ job search techniques and enhance their employability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Three years of experience in the field of workforce development involving conducting interviews with persons seeking employment and providing assistance to employers needing qualified personnel to fill vacancies.

Notes:

1. Additional experience in workforce development taking job orders from employers, conducting job-ready interviews, registering job applicants, verifying job referrals, conducting vocational placements, performing unemployment adjudications, or appraising job applicants for employability may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Education at an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience at the rate of thirty credit hours for each year of experience for up to two years of experience.

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

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet this selective qualification to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

One (1) year experience conducting job search workshops to improve atendees' job search techniques and enhance their employability.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of Workforce Development Programs

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (DLLR/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to DLLR/DUI as a result of an unemployment insurance overpayment and/or fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. RESUMES ARE NOTACCEPTABLE AND NOT CONSIDERED IN THE SELECTION PROCESS. All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered. Applications that meet minimum and/or selective qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for interview.

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS

This position is in a covered 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: 18-003211-0006

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.

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