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Employment Specialist 2 (M004)

Company: Lane County
Location: Eugene
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

About the PositionThis position will provide employment and training services for customers enrolled in Workforce Programs. Services include, but are not limited to: enrolling customers in federal, state, and local employment programs; assisting customers with job search; resume and interview skills development; career advising based on local job market needs; job development with local employers; housing and other social service navigation assistance and referrals. One of the essential functions of this position is to travel within Lane County (occasionally outside of Lane County) to completed scheduled meetings. About the DivisionWorkforce Services provides Employment & Training Programs for both job seekers and businesses throughout Lane County. Services are customized to and developed in partnership with each job seeker empowering them to successfully choose, get, and keep a career path that meets their needs and the future needs of employers.Lane County Workforce Services is part of an alliance of services known as WorkSource Lane and is funded by the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act of 2014. Under the direction of Lane Workforce Partnership, WorkSource Lane is dedicated to assisting employers recruit and retain employees, and to help individuals learn new skills, find employment and successfully progress in their careers. Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm *This is an AFSCME represented position*Training:Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social services, business, public administration, or a related field.Experience:Two years of responsible professional employment training experience.An equivalent combination of experience and training that will demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.**YOU ARE REQUIRED TO UPLOAD A RESUME AND COVER LETTER FOR THIS POSITION. If not attached, your application will not be considered. **Driver's License:Must be in possession of a valid driver's license at time of application, and a valid Oregon Driver's license by time of appointment.Special Requirements:In accordance with state law, the incumbent of this position is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or have an approved medical or religious exception, prior to starting work. Job Requirements:Employment Specialist Specification DetailsEqual Employment OpportunityLane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act and would like to request an accommodation, you may request an accommodation during the online application process, or request an accommodation by contacting the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date at 541-682-3124.Veterans' Preference Under Oregon law, armed forces veterans may be eligible for preference in employment or promotion, if you think you qualify please submit a copy of your DD214 or 215 (long form / Member Copy-4) that reflects your honorable separation status, and if disabled, a public employment preference letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. These documents must be electronically attached to your online job application, at the time of submittal, to receive preference. If we do not receive the necessary information as described, we will NOT be able to grant you veteran points/preference you request.Tobacco Free Campus Policy The Board of County Commissioners wants to help Lane County be the healthiest county in the state. Effective October 1, 2018, any tobacco use, including vaping devices, will not be allowed inside or on the grounds of properties owned or occupied by Lane County including: All outdoor areas, parking lots, County vehicles, and personal vehicles while on County property.Strategic PlanIn alignment with Lane County's Strategic Plan, incumbent(s) will be expected to demonstrate the following core behaviors: Passion to Serve, Driven to Connect, and Focused on Solutions. The 2018-2021 Strategic Plan focuses on the areas that Lane County will pursue as a way to deliver on our vision for the residents of Lane County. To meet these challenges, we know that the basis of our efforts lies in leveraging our people and partnerships to achieve our Strategic Priorities. We also recognize that the quality and commitment of our staff is essential to a shared future where Lane County is the best place in which to live, work, and play.

Keywords: Lane County, Eugene , Employment Specialist 2 (M004), Human Resources , Eugene, Oregon

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