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54202 - DEO - EMPLOYMENT SECURITY REPRESENTATIVE II MSFW - 40045015

Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: SEBRING, FL, US, 33870

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Requisition No: 54202 

Agency: Economic Opportunity

Working Title: 54202 - DEO - EMPLOYMENT SECURITY REPRESENTATIVE II MSFW - 40045015

Position Number: 40045015 

Salary:  $27,000 

Posting Closing Date: 02/25/2019 

 

JOB TYPE: FULL TIME – CAREER SERVICE


POSITION LOCATION: SEBRING, FL

 

http://www.floridajobs.org/

 

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.

 

The Migrant and Seasonal Farm Worker (MSFW) EMPLOYMENT SECURITY REPRESENTATIVE II is a professional position within the CareerSource system specializing in interviewing and outreach work and providing individual or group vocational or employment counseling services to targeted/contracted groups (examples:  ex-offenders, dislocated workers, veterans, Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers, etc.).  The incumbent uses standardized counseling techniques to assist customers with vocational goals and employability plans for entering employment.  The incumbent also distributes and makes available written documents informing workers of their rights under State and Federal statutes and regulations.

 

YOU MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must have Migrant Seasonal Farm Worker (MSFW) background.
  • Requires verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communication and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in individual and group settings, both verbally and in writing in both English and Spanish.
  • Working knowledge/experience using Microsoft applications which include Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective customer service and the ability to provide excellent customer service.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to deal with the public in a tactful, courteous and effective manner.
  • Ability to record, collect, evaluate and analyze data.
  • Ability to work independently by planning, organizing and coordinating work assignments.
  • Ability to listen effectively.
  • Ability to read and understand reports, documents and other written materials.
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
  • Ability to work relatively independently at times and with supervision as needed.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of an inter-organizational team.


    THE HIRED CANDIDATE WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING

  • Conducts outreach and assessment services for Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers in the areas where they live, work and congregate.  Provides information to MSFWs at their working, living or gathering areas, including day haul sites, by means of written and oral presentations either spontaneous or recorded, in a language readily understood by them to include: 
  1. Services available from the local office, including the availability of referrals to agricultural and non-agricultural employment, training, supportive services, testing, counseling and other job development services;
  2. Specific employment opportunities which are currently available;
  3. Information on the complaint system; and
  4. Basic summary of farmworker rights regarding the terms and conditions of employment.
  • Coordinates services with state and local agencies and private employers for job development and referrals.  Maintains accurate case records including tracking customers’ employability plans.  Maintains appropriate documentation for support services and conducts follow-up on customers on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Refers customers to community resources for appropriate employment-related services and performs placement services, as required.


    THIS POSITION HAS THE FOLLOWING JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS

  • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) required.
  • Required to travel in DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands and Okeechobee counties and must provide own transportation.
  • Migrant Seasonal Farm Worker (MSFW). 
  • Workforce Development Professional (Tier 1) certified within 1 year of appointment to this position.

     

    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 either 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: Central Florida
Nearest Secondary Market: Sebring