Human Service Worker III
Works as part of a team that provides case management, center operations and community and business development for the Employment and Training program. Determines eligibility for multiple employment and training programs including the Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare (VIEW) program, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) for adults and dislocated workers, and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment Training (SNAPET). Provides ongoing, intensive case management and follow-up. Recruits and pre-screens eligible participants and delivers job readiness training curriculum and career competency workshops. Addresses barriers to employment through education and training services. Coordinates referred services with partner programs and provides intensive case management to eligible participants. Develops community partnerships, provides support to the Fairfax SkillSource Center operations team and VIEW Job Center, and connects job seekers to community resources. Participates in job fairs and related activities.
Note: This job announcement may be used to fill multiple full-time Human Service Worker III positions. Location varies depending on the needs of the department at One-Stop Employment Centers throughout Northern Virginia in the counties of Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William.
Schedule: This position may require evening and/or weekend hours, including some travel between work sites.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:Valid driver's license. State and/or local workforce competencies certification may be required for some positions.
Knowledge of federal, state and local laws governing workforce development programs and one year of case management experience. One year of experience conducting program outreach to local public and private nonprofits, business owners, and services providers. Knowledge of social, economic, health, and cultural factors that can serve as barriers to employment. Clear and concise oral and written communications skills with one year of experience delivering workshops to those unemployed or underemployed. Ability to read, comprehend, apply and explain complex policies and procedures. Ability to function under pressure. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Virginia Workforce Development Professional (VWDP) or National Workforce Development Professional (NWDP).
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check, Child Protective Services Registry check, and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer. Some positions may require a driver's license or ability to efficiently access other means of transportation in order to work with clients and community service providers outside the office. Some positions may require oral and written bilingual competency in English and a target or preferred second language. Sufficiently mobile to work and meet with clients.
Ability to use automated technology. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.