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JOB SERVICE SPECIALIST III

Recruitment #19-003211-0005

Introduction

The Department of Labor, Licensing, & Regulation, Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning is currently recruiting for Job Service Specialist III  Workshop Facilitator  for the Professional Outplacement Assistance Center. This is a State-wide recruitment and the resulting eligible list will be used to fill current and future vacancies throughout the State. The list will be valid for one year.  All persons interested in this classification should apply at this time.

GRADE

12

LOCATION OF POSITION

DWDAL
OWD Laurel, MD

Main Purpose of Job

Work with professional, technical and managerial job seekers and employers to assist in solving their employment needs by providing the highest level of services that will support the economic stability of the labor force, businesses and the community.

POSITION DUTIES

The Workforce Development Specialist duties include, but are not limited to, facilitating POAC workshops by:

•  Planning and delivering  job search workshops  and preparing and  organizing materials with that will be presented on a regular basis to POAC customers

•  Counseling customers on their job acquisition campaigns and critiquing  resumes

•  Documenting results or workshops using the automated data system. 

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

One year experience developing and facilitating presentations to large groups on workforce and/or business development topics.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

1.  One year experience with Workforce Development Programs.

2.  One year experience with Microsoft Office Programs.

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 eligible (employment) list for at least one year.
For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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: 19-003211-0005
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101
Baltimore, MD 21201

email: Stephanie.dunphy1@maryland.gov

The MD State Application Form can be found online

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.

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.