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DVOP EMPLOYMENT SECURITY REP II - 40047133 1

Date: Mar 27, 2021

Location: HOLLYWOOD, FL, US, 33024

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Requisition No: 302301 

Agency: Economic Opportunity

Working Title: DVOP EMPLOYMENT SECURITY REP II - 40047133 1

Position Number: 40047133 

Salary:  $38,000.04 

Posting Closing Date: 05/03/2021 

Requisition Title: 302301 DEO – DVOP EMPLOYMENT SECURITY REP II – 40047133

 

JOB TYPE: Full Time / Career Service

POSITION LOCATION: Hollywood, FL

 

Re-Advertisement – Previous applicants will be considered and need not reapply.

 

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The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) promotes and facilitates economic, community and workforce development for all Floridians. DEO is working with our partners to implement policies that grow the number of jobs, businesses and tourists coming into the state. Our vision is for Florida to have the nation’s top performing economy and be recognized as the world’s best place to live, learn, play, work and do business.

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. 

 

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 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 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 Veterans' Affairs (VA) statement of disability letter, are submitted prior to closure of job announcement.  

 

The DVOP Employment Security Representative II is a member of the DEO team with CareerSource Broward. 

The Disabled Veterans’ Outreach Program (DVOP) Specialist 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.

 

Performs duties set forth in Title 38 of the United States Code (U.S.C.), Veterans Program Letter (VPL) 03-14 and VPL 03-14 Change 1 through a case management process DVOP shall:

 

YOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to promote and market Career Center.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communications and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in individual and group settings, both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of the basic principles of counseling and case management,
  • Working knowledge/experience using Microsoft applications, including Work, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Skilled in group presentations, workshop instruction and/or facilitation.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
  • Ability to deal with the public in a tactful, courteous and effective manner.
  • Ability to conduct effective interviews.
  • Ability to listen effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to work independently by planning, organizing and coordinating work assignments.
     
    THE HIRED CANDIDATE WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING
  • Comprehensive and specialized assessments of skill levels and service needs.
  • Development of an individual employment plan to identify the employment goals, appropriate achievement objectives, and appropriate combination for services for the participant to achieve the employment goals.
  • Group career counseling.
  • Individual counseling and career planning.
  • Short-term pre-vocational services that may include development of learning skills, communication skills, interviewing skills, punctuality, personal maintenance skills, and professional conduct to prepare individuals for unsubsidized employment or training.
  • Coordinates with Department of Veteran Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VRE) counselors to provide case management assistance to VRE (Chapter 31) special disabled Veterans and other Veterans with SBEs.
  • Provides outreach to local organizations, such as, but not limited to local colleges, technical training centers, apprenticeship programs, and community based (non-profit - including faith-based)  to educate the organizations serving Veterans on how to identify veterans with SBEs’ and to refer veterans to the Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialist located at the Career Center for services.

 

THIS POSITION HAS THE FOLLOWING JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS

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 claiming disabled 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, DD214 Member 4 copy and CURRENT U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) statement of disability letter, are submitted prior to closure of job announcement.

 

  • The incumbent is required to obtain certification as a Workforce Development Professional (Tier 1).
  • Required to travel locally and must furnish own transportation.  


PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE APPLICANTS THAT HAVE THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Human Services, Education, or related field.
  • Professional or nonprofessional experience in areas related to employment security: interviewing, counseling, job placement, aptitude testing and assessments, job development, or job analysis may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the preferred college education.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

This position’s advertisement may also be viewed by registering on the Employ Florida website at http://www.employflorida.com/.

 

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.)

If you think you have been subjected to unlawful discrimination, you may file a complaint within 180 days from the date of the alleged violation with the recipient’s Equal Opportunity Officer, or the Director, Civil Rights Center:

 

  • Equal Opportunity Officer, Department of Economic Opportunity, Caldwell Building – MSC 150, 107 East Madison Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-4129; or
  • Director, Civil Rights Center (CRC), U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room N-4123, Washington, DC 20210.
     

At DEO, we salute our heroes. We are honored to have the opportunity to support our nation’s veterans and their family members by encouraging them to apply for positions at DEO that fit their skill sets. Let DEO’s mission become yours.

 

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: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami