Human Service Worker II (Job Share - 20 hours)
This position will be filled as a job share position working 20 hours a week. Seeking a reliable, well-organized individual with a dynamic professional attitude to serve as an active member of the Virginia Career Works Center Services team. Ensures customers receive a friendly welcome, address barriers to employment though pre- and post-employment services, and provide information regarding available community resources on an as-needed basis. The successful applicant must be be an active listener, adaptable, and able to handle day-to-day operations with a focus on efficiency and customer service. The position will require an energetic and flexible professional ready and willing to take on different roles and tasks depending on office and program needs.Employment Standards
Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree, plus one year of professional work experience in human services or a related field.
Some positions in this classification may be assigned to the Public Assistance Program which requires one year of specific programmatic training. Candidates appointed to these positions without the requisite year of experience will be hired at the Human Service Worker I grade level, and upon satisfactory completion of the one year Public Assistance Program appointees will be eligible for a non-competitive promotion to the Human Service Worker II grade level.
- 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.
- Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to apply complex policies and procedures in the planning, implementation, and management of projects.
- Ability to function under pressure.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Proficient in MS Word and Excel.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check and a Child Protective Services Registry 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.
Ability to use automated technology. Sufficiently mobile to work and meet with clients and staff. 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.