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10 Feb 2020

Full-Time Veteran’s Employment Rep. (DVOP)

Kansas Department of Commerce – Posted by alcrandall Anywhere

Job Description

Position Summary: This is technical and specialized work planning, implementing and monitoring program activities as they relate to assisting Military Veterans. Daily environment includes continuous contact with the public and requires a valid driver’s license or ability to travel as needed to conduct outreach and connect with veterans.
The successful candidate can office in Dodge City, Hays or Great Bend.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

Deliver comprehensive case management to veterans with multiple, significant barriers to employment.
Maintain comprehensive documentation including detailed customer notes, service history and Individual Employment Plans in the KANSASWORKS customer management system.
Conduct outreach to locate veterans who could benefit from intensive services and market these services to potential customers at locations including homeless shelters and other service providers.
Connect veterans to community resources for services such as job placement, debt counseling, legal aid, housing, medical treatment, or financial assistance.
Collaborate with workforce and veteran services partners in an integrated service-delivery model to assist veterans with career guidance including resumes, interviewing skills, labor market information and job retention skills.
Maintain close contact with clients during job readiness preparation and upon job placement to resolve problems and evaluate placement adequacy.
Staff job fairs and other community events.
Assist non-veteran clients as needed.
Qualifications:

Education: High School or GED

Licensing & Certification: None Required

Minimum Qualifications:
Six (6) months experience in planning, implementing and monitoring activities relevant to the Workforce Center (e.g. career counseling, job placement, recruitment, assessment and deployment of staff) or similar related experience
Twenty-four (24) credit hours of course work at the post-secondary level may be substituted for experience
High School Diploma or GED
You must submit your complete application and all supporting documents by the closing date of the announcement
Hiring priority is based on the categories below, as annotated in 38 U.S.C. 4103a(a). DD214 and related documentation must be submitted with your application to verify the following information.
(A) Special disabled veterans.
(B) Other disabled veterans.
(C) Other eligible veterans.
Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelors’ degree, with one (1) year closely related work experience
One year of marketing or sales experience, private-sector hiring practices, presentation development and delivery to diverse population and group sizes ranging from large to one on one.
Certification by National Veterans’ Training Institute a plus; however, new employees are mandated to complete this training within 18 months of hire.
Knowledge of veterans’ employment issues and related employment strategies.
Bi-lingual a plus but not required.
NOTE: If you lack any the required experience and want us to consider relevant education, you must provide copies of your transcripts/certificates before the closing date.
Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements: None

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Job Categories: Non-Profit. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: employment and Veteran.

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