Career Specialist - Washington County

Job Description

A complex position requiring knowledge of federal, state and local regulations the skill to advise clients in selection the most appropriate education and training options available to them and the ability to manage a large caseload.  This position significantly impacts each participant's opportunity to gain employment and self sufficiency.  It also impacts the department's ability to meet performance goals and to pass all federal, state and local monitoring reviews.  In addition, this position figures significantly in the Workforce Development Group's ability to meet the service demands of a customer driven program.

-Provide a full range of employability development and case management services to an assigned caseload under Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Title I, Trade Adjustment Assistance Act and all related workforce development programs.

- Refer all suitable applications to objective Assessment.  Review assessment reports with applications, as well as applicant's job training and supportive service needs.

- Provide participants with career, and educational information, as well as current employment trends, growth occupation projections and job search assistance.

- Monitor participant's achievement of performance standards.  Maintain regular contact with all participants assigned to a case load.

- Prepare routine and special reports as directed by Field Office Supervisor


Effective oral and written communications skills to ensure completion of accurate, informative files.  Ability to write reports and professional correspondence with accuracy.  Ability to communicate to officials, supervisors, individuals or groups effectively.

Knowledge of the principles of individual appraisals, vocational advising, testing and counseling theories and practices

Ability to collect, analyze, interpret and report data

Ability to operate and us computers and office equipment

Bachelor's Degree

Salary and Benefits

Starting salary: $21/hour

Entry Level: $23/Hour

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