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YUMA COUNTY - Workforce Development Specialist

at PPEP, Inc. Portable, Practical Educational Preparation, Inc.

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direct supervision of the Area Coordinator, responsible for providing comprehensive case management services, to include job and career counseling/development, to eligible qualified WIOA Title 1 individuals under DOL NFJP. Services include assessment, counseling, career development, training referrals, support services, job referral, job placement, and business/employer development activities. Maintains records on all case management activities in the appropriate data bases, provides job placement follow up and provides or refers to post-employment supportive services. Workforce Specialists are responsible to outreach and recruit potential participants and meet enrollment, placement and other common measure dictated by the grant. Obtain and analyze data related to local labor market and employment trends; identifies job sectors and develop jobs in high demand and high growth areas within the community. Monitors job placement progress, maintains required documentation and provides monthly follow-up and retention services in order to meet all common performance measures stated by funding source.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Abbreviated):

  • Performs outreach and recruitment activities in support of the program, as required.
  • Advise clients regarding available community resources; provides career counseling, assists the participant in determining realistic employment goals.
  • Mediates between employer and participant/employee, as needed.
  • Counsels participant/employee on retention and career advancement techniques.
  • Coordinates with One Stop Career Centers, DES Job Services, and other related service providers.
  • Maintain a client log of all participants served during the year, and submit the client log monthly.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s degree or higher in Social Services, or related field requiring case management.
  • Two (2) years prior work experience in case management, job and career development, employer and business development, and outreach and recruitment/program marketing.
  • Valid Arizona driver’s license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

OR

  • Any combination of work experience, education, or professional training, in which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Service work or related field.
  • Three (3) years prior work experience in case management, job and career development, employer and business development, and outreach and recruitment/program marketing.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen.
  • Must be able to lift and carry ten (15) pounds.
  • Must be able to drive a car and travel as required.

PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED

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PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED