JOB SERVICE SPECIALIST II
Workforce Development Specialist
|Department||LABOR Workforce Dev - Ofc of the Asst Secy|
|Date Opened||1/6/2022 07:29:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||1/20/2022 11:59:00 PM|
|HR Analyst||Linnea Maker|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
•Interviews job applicants to determine occupational qualifications and classifications and analyzes work experience, education and vocational training and degree of job readiness
•Evaluates an applicant’s qualifications such as education, experience and skills, in order to select only those applicants for referral who are qualified for vacancies reported by employers
•Advises applicants on workforce development program policies and procedures and offers guidance on techniques of applying for jobs
•Conducts interviews for job applicants who are experiencing problems in occupational choice or occupational adjustment;
•Appraises applicant’s suitability for a variety of job openings available and assists applicant in choosing between alternatives, then refers applicant to employer
•Receives job orders from employers and determines job content, skills and abilities required and other occupational data necessary for selection of qualified workers;
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.
1. Candidates may substitute education at an accredited college or university, at the rate of thirty credit hours for each year of the required experience.
2. Candidates may substitute active duty military recruiting experience or career counseling experience on a year-by-year basis for the required education.
Applicants must meet the selective qualification(s) to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
Two years of customer service experience.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
Bilingual communication skills.
Case management experience.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
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:
MD Department of Labor Office of Human Resources/ Mrs. Maker
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 101
Baltimore, MD 21201
Fax #: 410-333-5101
If you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact the Maryland Department of Labor at 410-230-6300. 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