Job Posting - Miscellaneous Professional

This is a temporary, hourly position not to exceed 1,000 hours within a rolling calendar year. This position is NOT benefit eligible.

LOCATION

Arnold Job Center - 3675 W. Outer Rd., Suite 102, Arnold, MO 63010

ANNUAL SALARY

$15.20 Hourly

CLOSING DATE January 15, 2019 

Interested candidates should:

Send cover letter, current resume, transcripts, and contact information for 3 professional references to fax number (573) 522-9814 or via email to Jamie.Angel@ded.mo.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 15, 2019. Please include the position title and location when submitting your information.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Proactively coordinate with partners to provide comprehensive services to job seekers and employers.
  • Provide programmatically specific services such as:  RESEA, SkillUp, Wagner Peyser, and other re-employment programs as needed.
  • Accept and record job orders from employers.
  • Pre-screen applicants meeting the employer order specifications and make appropriate referrals to employers.
  • May facilitate workshops for job seekers.
  • Assist job seekers with their MoJobs registration, job search activities, applications for employment and related items, and assessments, including, but not limited to WorkKeys.
  • Make referrals to community resources, as appropriate.
  • Classify all job orders and applicant qualifications using skill codes.
  • Attend and conduct hiring events.
  • Provide basic vocational and career guidance to applicants regarding: job choice, job change, or job adjustment problems, resume writing and interviewing techniques.
  • Assist applicants in evaluating their vocational needs and formulate a vocational plan to achieve desired outcomes. 
  • Perform other related work as assigned.
  • Demonstrate regular and reliable attendance.

COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Service                                              
  • Effective Written & Verbal Communication                                              
  • Computer Literacy                                
  • Flexibility
  • Strategic Thinking                                              
  • Interviewing Techniques                                                                                                                 
  • Teamwork                                                                           
  • Problem Solving
  • Self-direction                                                                     
  • Vocational Guidance & Counseling                                                                              
  • Discretion

QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 24 earned credit hours in one or a combination of the following: Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Labor Economics, Education, Business, Personnel, or Public Administration, or a closely related field.  (Experience in the areas described below may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required education.)​

AREAS OF QUALIFYING EXPERIENCE

  • Technical or professional experience in social services, education, job placement, community organization, business, personnel or public administration, or closely related area;
  • Military experience (at the E-5 level, or above) with primary responsibility in a comparable capacity involving recruiting or personnel administration.