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431543-DEO-LVER EMPLOYMENT SECURITY REP II - 40042075

Date: Oct 1, 2021

Location: PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL, US, 34986

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Requisition No: 431543 

Agency: Economic Opportunity

Working Title: 431543-DEO-LVER EMPLOYMENT SECURITY REP II - 40042075

Position Number: 40042075 

Salary:  $45,000 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 10/28/2021 

Our Organization and Mission:

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) works across the state to support Florida’s economy, robust and talented workforce and our local communities. We are dedicated to making a stronger and more resilient Florida, so our businesses, communities and workforce are better prepared to withstand future economic slowdowns and natural disasters.

 

CareerSource Research Coast is chartered by the State of Florida to create and manage a workforce development service delivery system responsive to the needs of businesses and career seekers.

 

In collaboration with our partners, we salute our nation’s veterans and are honored to have the opportunity to support them and their family members by encouraging them to apply for positions at DEO that fit their skill sets.

 

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  (TTY/TDD 1-800-955-8771 or the Florida Relay Service – 711.)

 

Let DEO’s mission become yours. To find out more about us, click on the link: http://www.floridajobs.org/

 

The Work You Will Do:

The Local Veterans Employment Security Representative is a member of the DEO team located within CareerSource Research Coast. The Local Veterans’ Employment Representative (LVER) assists with the development of the service delivery strategies for veterans and educating partner staff with current employment initiatives and programs for veterans.  

 

The Difference You Will Make:

The Local Veteran’s Employment Representative (LVER) will provide outreach and facilitate placements to meet the employment needs of eligible veterans and eligible spouses entitled to benefits, in accordance with priorities as determined by the Federal Department of Labor.

The Local Veterans Employment Security Representative is a member of the DEO team located within CareerSource Research Coast. The Local Veterans’ Employment Representative (LVER) assists with the development of the service delivery strategies for veterans and educating partner staff with current employment initiatives and programs for veterans.

DEO is a fast-paced work environment in which critical thinking and prioritizing are a must.

 

How You Will Grow:

The available online training resources vary to include Vets-Veterans Intake and Priority of Service at CareerSource Webinar, Vets-Local Veterans Employment Rep Refresher Webinar and Tier Two-Vets webinar, you will use your skill and insight to connect businesses with the talented workforce and job seekers with the training needed to succeed and grow.

DEO encourages its employees to constantly innovate and seek efficiencies.  Trainings are made available throughout the year and on request with our Office of HR Training and with our Division of Workforce Training Unit. In accordance with DEO’s Vision and Mission, the employee:

  1. Furthers Florida’s economic vision by providing support that enhances the economy and develops, safe, and healthy communities.
  2. Meets customer/client expectations with an emphasis on responsiveness, quality, quantity, and timeliness of work.
  3. Provides information clearly, accurately, and succinctly; and also exhibits good listening skills.
  4. Works collaboratively to optimize the effectiveness of DEO's available resources and tools.
  5. Uses knowledge acquired through education, training, or experience to complete tasks.

 

These expectations are for all our employees, and you will be expected to model these as a leader.  We believe in supporting and encouraging you as you take on important and often complex projects while offering you the opportunity to gain valuable experience.  

 

Where You Will Work:

Port St. Lucie, continues to grow attracting development and new business. It is located in the heart of Florida's Treasure Coast less than an hour north of Palm Beach and 125 miles (201 km) southeast of Orlando and 113 miles (182 km) north of Miami. It is an urban area that has not lost a sense of "the real Florida."  You can enjoy hike environmental preserves, paddle lush rivers and ride horses on nearby beaches.

 

Port St. Lucie is the spring training home to the New York Mets, as well as two minor league teams: the St. Lucie Mets, a Low-A team affiliated with the Low-A Southeast league, and the Gulf Coast League Mets, a Rookie-level team affiliated with the Gulf Coast League. All three play at Clover Park.

The PGA Village golf complex includes 54 holes of golf as well as a learning center and a historical center. The city also hosted the Ginn sur Mer Classic at Tesoro, the city's first ever PGA Tour event, in 2007.

 

WORKING FOR THE STATE OF FLORIDA IS MORE THAN A PAYCHECK!!

* State Group Insurance coverage options+                                               * Retirement plan options, including employer

   (health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental options)                    contributions (FYI, please click www.myfrs.com)

* Nine paid holidays and a Personal Holiday each year                              * Annual and Sick Leave Benefits

* Student Loan Forgiveness Program (Eligibility required)                          * Flexible Spending Accounts          

* Tuition Fee Waivers (Accepted by major Florida colleges/universities)    * Ongoing comprehensive training provided             

* Career Growth                                                                                           * Highly skilled, professional environment                 

 

+For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

  • We care about the success of our employees.
  • We care about the success of our clients.
  • We are always improving our technology, our tools, our customer’s experiences and ourselves.
  • A rewarding experience for reliable, compassionate and professional employees.

 

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.

  • THIS IS A VETERAN FUNDED POSITION. Appointment to this position must be made in order of preference provided by Public Law 100-323, as follows: 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, to qualified persons (as defined in 38 U. S. C.) Applicants claiming veteran preference must provide a copy of their DD-214 Member 4 copy and when claiming disabled veteran preference must provide a copy of their DD-214 Member 4 copy AND statement of disability from the Veteran’s Administration. Applicants applying must ensure that required military documents, DD-214 Member 4 copy and CURRENT U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) statement of disability letter, are submitted prior to closure of job announcement.
  • Working hours: (A) Daily from 8am to 5pm (B) Total hours in workweek 40 (C) Explain any variation in work (split shift, rotation, etc.) Hours and schedules may vary with supervisor direction and /or approval.

 

Pay:

$45,000 YEARLY

 

Your Specific Responsibilities:

Performs duties outlined in Title 38 of the United States Code (U.S.C.), 4104(b)(1)(2), as amended by Public Law 100-323.  The incumbent will assure the local office compliance with Federal Regulations, standards of performance and contractual provisions of the grant agreement mandating special services for Veterans.  The following duties are included in this code:

  • Conduct employer outreach and seminars
  • In conjunction with employers, conduct job search workshops and establish job search groups
  • Facilitates employment, training and placement services furnished to veterans in CareerSource under the Employ Florida service delivery system
  • Maintains regular contact with community leaders, employers, labor unions, training programs, and Veterans’ Organizations to keep them apprised of eligible Veterans, and other appropriate organizations as directed for employment and/or training opportunities
  • Plans and participates in job and career fairs
  • Informs Federal contractors of the process to recruit qualified veterans, which may include reports and/or data
  • Promotes credentialing and licensing opportunities for veterans
  • Assisting with the development of the service delivery strategies for veterans in their assigned career center, as well as educating all CareerSource partner staff with current employment initiatives and programs for veterans, and reports.
  • Perform other veteran duties IAW the Jobs for Veterans State Grants as required.
  • CFDA – 100% - 17.804 (LVER- Local Veterans’ Employment Representative Program)

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

  • Working knowledge/experience using Microsoft Office applications, incl. Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of basic sales principles and skills
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communication
  • Knowledge of workforce plans and business/management principles;
  • Skilled in group presentations or workshop instruction and/or facilitation.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in individual and group settings, both verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to promote and market the Career Center;
  • Ability to deal with the public in a tactful, courteous and effective manner. 
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to prepare reports to include recording, evaluating and analyzing data
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Ability to work independently by planning, organizing and coordinating work assignments

 

Other job-related requirements for this position:

  • Appointment to this position must be made in order of preference provided by Public Law 100-323, as follows: Appointment to this position must be made in the order of preference provided by Public Law 100-323, as follows:  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, to qualified persons (as defined in 38 U.S.C.)  Applicants applying via the Internet must ensure that required military documentation, DD form 214 and/or current US Department of Veterans’’ Affairs (VA)/ Defense letter reflecting character of discharge is submitted prior to closure of job announcement.
  • IAW the Veterans Benefit Act of 2010, 38 U.S.C § 4102(A) (c)(8)(A) requires all newly hired LVER specialists are required to satisfactorily complete Jobs for Veterans State Grant (JVSG) training delivered by the National Veterans Training Institute (NVTI) within 18 months after the date of employment.

 

 

Qualifications:

As a condition of pre-employment eligibility, a Level 2 security background screening is required, which consists of fingerprinting and a check of local, state and national law enforcement records.  

Minimum

  • The incumbent must possess or obtain certification as a Workforce Professional Tier 1 within one year of employment in the position. 
  • Veteran or qualified persons may only apply.
  • Required to travel locally and must furnish own transportation

 

Preferred - Insert the qualifications that, while not required, are good to have for those serving in the position and may lead to a higher level of success in the position.

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Professional or nonprofessional experience in areas related to employment security, or administrative experience, or reemployment assistance policy may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the preferred college education.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Port Saint Lucie