This position will oversee and supervise Veterans Programs for a local Employment Services Office in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Job duties include providing direct services, counseling, and assisting veterans in seeking employment opportunities; planning, promoting, reviewing and evaluating services provided to eligible veterans to ensure preferences and priority services are being provided in compliance with applicable laws and agency policies; outreaching to employers to promote the hiring of veterans; c oordinating with local media outlets and veterans organization to increase awareness on veterans needs and promote services to veterans; monitoring local office performance standards against established goals and standards, and compile and submit required reports. Additionally, this position is responsible for training local office staff on veteran’s services; coordinate and participate in job fairs and community events geared toward veterans throughout the region and maintain membership in local veteran’s organization for which eligible.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
The duties and responsibilities in this position require a thorough knowledge of Work Development Solutions – Employment Security organization, operation, and objectives, and a general knowledge of social and economic conditions within the state and specific knowledge within the counties served. This position also requires a working knowledge of accepted interviewing, counseling and employment techniques, the laws governing veteran’s preference and rights in employment and re-employment, and of the laws governing veteran’s rights and eligibility for hospitalization, education, financial assistance, and other benefits. The communication skills needed to establish and maintain effective working relationships with local government agencies providing services to veterans, employers, business and veterans’ organizations within the area, and the ability to prepare appropriate articles for a monthly news letter promoting the employment of veterans. Also requires the inter-personnel skills needed to supervise, train and function as a resource for lower level consultants as required, and evaluate information, and conflicting opinions to resolve different employment or other issues use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from a four-year college or university and two years of experience in human resource administration, case management, job development and placement, employment counseling, vocational guidance and counseling, social work, vocational rehabilitation, claims analysis, or related public contact work dealing with veterans, or job applicants and employers in a variety of functions; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Necessary Special Requirement : Title 38, United States Code (38 U.S.C.), Section 4104 states that, “Preference shall be accorded first to qualified service-connected disabled veterans; then, if no such disabled veteran is available, to qualified eligible veterans and, if no such eligible veteran is available, then to qualified eligible persons .”
Supplemental and Contact Information:
Special Requirement: Title 38, United States Code (38 U.S.C.), Section 4104 states that, “Preference shall be accorded first to qualified service-connected disabled veterans; then, if no such disabled veteran is available, to qualified eligible veterans and, if no such eligible veteran is available, then to qualified eligible persons.” Qualified eligible persons are defined under U.S.C Title 38, Chapter 41, Section 4101. Persons seeking preference under Title 38 must either submit a DD 214 with their application, or if placed on the highly qualified list and called for a job interview by the hiring authority produce a copy of DD 214 and/or a disability letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs issued within the past twelve months . All applicants must complete an on-line application using this link http://www.osp.state.nc.us/jobs/index.html . Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax. Brenda L. Clark P.O. Box 27626 Raleigh, NC 27611 Phone: (919) 814-0472
Fax: (919) 662-4632
North Carolina Office of State Human Resources - 22 months ago