Employment Counselor Veteran Rep
MASSHIRE MERRIMACK VALLEY CAREER CENTER

Job Order #: 16465867

Lawrence, MA 01840

Full Time

37.5 hours per week

POSTED 3/18/2022

EXPIRES 7/31/2022

Job Description

WORK FOR THE COMMONWEALTH!

Description:


This is a hybrid position. ( Part time in the office and part time working remotely )  Must have a suitable work at home environment to qualify.

The Veterans Employment Representative in this Department of Career Services (DCS) position will be responsible for providing intensive services and facilitating placements to meet the employment and training needs of veterans, prioritizing service to special disabled veterans, other disabled veterans, and other categories of veterans in accordance with priorities determined by the Secretary of Labor (Secretary).  Duties include reviewing and analyzing Career Center Veterans information through records, tests, interviews and observations; advising clients on such matters as creating employment plans and developing job search techniques; conferring with agency staff and others on clients' behalf; conducting counseling interviews; responding to inquiries regarding eligibility for/benefits of procedures related to various Career Center programs; acting as liaison to associated public and private service organizations; compiling educational and other information as needed and performing related duties as required.
Incumbent may be out-stationed at other Career Centers or agencies in order to ensure services to Veteran customers, based on federal funding levels and geographical proximity.

Special Requirements:

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 person (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 via internet 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Interviewing and recruitment skills
Experience with assisting Veterans in translating their military skills into the civilian sector
Ability to conduct job search workshops
Ability to administer and score aptitude tests, skills, tests, and personal interest inventories  
IN THE CASE OF A PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY, THE SALARY PROVISIONS OF THE APPLICABLE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT WILL BE UTILIZED FOR PLACEMENT WITHIN THE SALARY RANGE.

Qualifications:

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in employment counseling, vocational counseling, guidance, placement counseling, rehabilitation counseling or educational counseling, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

Substitutions:

A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the required experience.*

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.


An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.






How To Apply

Please follow this link to submit your application for consideration on MassCareers. https://massanf.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=220003NH&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York Once you complete your online application, please send an email to: Andrea.Dube@detma.org with the position title and requisition number. NOTE TO JOB QUEST USERS: - clicking "Interested" on this position in Job Quest does not mean you have submitted an application for the position, this function only saves the position in your list of saved jobs. If you wish to be considered for the position, follow the "How To Apply" instructions above.

Address

420 Common Street
Lawrence, MA 01840

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Shift

First

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Per Diem Position

Not Specified

Union Position

Yes

Apprenticeship

No

Pay

$49,925.00 per year

Benefits

  • Major Medical
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vacation Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Short Term Disability Leave

Benefit Details

Name

Andrea

Title

MassHire

Email

andrea.dube@detma.org

Phone

978-722-7000

Address

420 Common Street
Lawrence, MA 01840

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