Title I Career Planner
Iowa Department of Administrative Services
Title I Career Planner
Title I Career Planner
$45,635.20 – $67,100.80 Annually
Fort Dodge – 50501 – Webster County, IA
309 Iowa Workforce Development
5/28/2023 11:59 PM Central
Point of Contact
Faith Miller – email@example.com
Iowa Workforce Development is seeking to hire a Title I Career Planner. This ideal candidate will need to be enthusiastic and be ready to greet customers immediately upon entry into the Iowa WORKS Center utilizing greeting standards and scripts and welcome each customer in a friendly and professional manner. You will provide courtesy, respect, and politeness during all interactions with customers, both internal and external. Ask customers appropriate questions to determine services they are seeking and/or needing. Interacts effectively and builds respectful relationships among coworkers and partners. Collaborates with team members within the American Job Center, resulting in a better experience for customers. Provides feedback as well as potential solutions to team and/or leadership. Provide first day service to Veterans.
The candidate will need to coach, motivate, and encourage job seekers on all aspects of the job search. Assist customers to build their personal and job skills for the primary goal of successful employment. Connect eligible customers to training programs to enhance their employability and assist them with overcoming any barriers to employment. Additionally, they will prepare and tailor resumes and cover letters. Facilitate mock interviews for customers, identifying ways to improve their interview responses. Process paperwork for partner and team programs and services. Refer, direct, and result customers to appropriate workshops and employment events. Facilitate workshops or one-on-one appointments in-person or through virtual conferencing platform for customers/participants of system programs and services, update workshops and presentations as new information is available. Accurately document all services, appointments, or other pertinent information in the database system. Send/receive work-related documents for customers.
You will assist customers by answering questions about employment and training opportunities. Perform job matching” referring career opportunities to candidates in the Iowa WORKS System. Provide appropriate WIOA Core partner and refer to community agencies as needed. Inform customers of current labor market information.
The successful candidate will need to:
Provide direct services to business for recruitment of employees.
Information and guidance to employers on how to use the Iowa WORKS system and inform them of opportunities to participate in Work Based Learning activities.
Participate in development and implementation of customized recruitment strategies and events.
Provide follow-up contact and services to job seekers and business.
Utilize case management for tracking and maintaining employer information.
Critique and enter job orders and referrals into the IowaWorks system.
Network with business to determine hiring practices and employer needs.
Provide individualized career and training services to eligible Adults, Dislocated Workers, and Youth in accordance with federal, state, and local policies and procedures.
Administer appropriate assessments to determine career interests.
Ensure all participants are aware of Work Based Learning and training opportunities in the local area to achieve their individual employer goals.
No applicant for employment with the Iowa Department of Workforce Development can have a current, ongoing overpayment balance with Iowa Workforce Development without a payment plan in place. Select positions will be subject to a criminal background check.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university;
an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting one year of full-time public contact work obtaining, analyzing and evaluating data such as job/claims interviewing, testing, referral and/or placement, sales representative, credit investigation, or related public contact work dealing with job applicants and employers in a variety of supportive clerical and outreach functions for one year of the required education with a maximum substitution of four years;
employees with current continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes experience equal to twelve months of full-time work as a Workforce Associate.
For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description. (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/classandpay/JobClassDescriptions/WorkforceAdvisor-00807.pdf)
Additional Qualification Requirements
Travel may be required for positions in this class. Employees must arrange transportation to and from assigned work areas.
Whether its caring for those in need, making highways safer, or improving agriculture production, the work that we do matters to the people of Iowa.
We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.
State government is one of the largest employers in Iowa, and also one of the most diverse. From state trooper to nurse to engineer, the state offers a wide variety of career opportunities.
The state offers paid vacation, sick time and holidays, a defined benefit retirement plan, health, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance along with flexible spending accounts. For more information, please visit the executive branch employee benefits website (http://goo.gl/rHiarg) .
The State of Iowa is committed to providing an outstanding employment experience. Check out thisBenefits Beyond the Paycheck brochure (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/employment/BenefitsBeyondthePaycheck.pdf) .
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Have you graduated from an accredited four-year college or university?
How many years do you have of post high school education AND/OR experience in full time public contact work obtaining, analyzing and evaluating data such as job/claims interviewing, testing, referral and/or placement, sales representative, credit investigation, or related public contact work dealing with job applicants and employers in a variety of supportive clerical and outreach functions? 30 semester hours will be one year of post high school education and substitute for one year of the identified work experience.
No post high school education or work experience in the areas identified
Less than one year of post high school education and the specified work experience
One year to less than two years of post high school education and the specified work experience
Two years to less than three years of post high school education and the specified work experience
Three years to less than four years of post high school education and the specified work experience
Four years or more of post high school education and the specified work experience
If you are a CURRENT employee for the State of Iowa (executive branch) how many months of full-time experience as a Workforce Associate do you have?
Six months or less
Six months to less than 12 months
12 months or more
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