Workforce Development Specialist, The Kentucky Career Center, Owensboro, Ky.

The Kentucky Career Center in Owensboro is looking to fill a Workforce Development Specialist position. Please read below for more information. Applicants can apply through Focus Career through the Job ID KY0917954. Please let me know if you have any questions.

Job locations:
Owensboro, Daviess, KY (42301)
Job description:
* Interview job seekers to determine training and qualifications. * Provide assistance to job seekers in need of intensive services. * Enroll job seekers into special programs and monitor their progress. * Interview and assess job seekers to determine employment services needs, such as testing, counseling, job development and training. * Make referrals to other local one-stop partners for services. * Assist job seekers in obtaining labor market information. * Assist customers with finding suitable employment through various job search programs (mainly Focus Career). * Ensure customers’ Focus Career account is acceptable, providing resume preparation assistance. * Provide career guidance. * Assist customers with filing claims on the internet. * Ensure Unemployment customers are fully registered with Focus Career. * Provides administrative support services to unemployment insurance claimants, employers and job seekers. * Informs applicants, claimants, participants and employers of their rights, responsibilities and program services under provisions of the Workforce Investment Act, Wagner-Peyser Act, Unemployment Insurance and other workforce programs, laws and regulations; and performs other duties as required. EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree. EXPERIENCE: Must have two years of experience in reviewing, monitoring, determining eligibility for and/or administering employment service or unemployment insurance programs, or experience in education, public administration, military or human resources. Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: A master’s degree will substitute for one year of the required experience. Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Work experience in workforce programs such as WIA, employment services, unemployment insurance, education, public administration, military or human resources will substitute for the required college on a year for year basis. This is a Federally Funded Time Limited Position.
Job requirements
* Applicants preferred to have at least a Bachelors degree or equivalent * Applicants are preferred to have had at least 2 years experience * Applicants preferred to hold a Regular Operator (Class D) driving license * Applicant must have two years of experience in reviewing, monitoring, determining eligibility for and/or administering employment service or unemployment insurance programs, or experience in education, public administration, military or human resources.
Job salary and benefits
* Actual salary $2427.44 monthly * Normal working days: weekdays * 37.5 hours per week * Normal work shifts: First (day) * The hours for this role are Full-time, Regular * Leave benefits include Paid holidays, Vacation/paid time off and Sick * Retirement benefits include 401K * Insurance benefits include Health and Life

 

Matthew B. Bartlett

Workforce Development Facilitator

Kentucky Career Center

Office of Employment and Training

3108 Fairview Drive

Owensboro, KY 42303

270-686-2551 (Office)

270-687-7297 (Fax)

Matthew.Bartlett@ky.gov

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