Human Service Worker Ii

4 days left

Location
Annandale Va 22003, Virginia
Salary
$47,617.02 - $79,361.57 Annually
Posted
Oct 09, 2021
Closes
Oct 22, 2021
Ref
21-02125
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Seeking a reliable, well-organized individual with a dynamic professional attitude to serve as an active member of the Public Assistance and Employment Services division’s, Employment Services team. Works as part of a team that provides case management, center operations, and community and business development for the Employment and Training program.

Specific duties include:
  • Interviews, advises, and guides a diverse population of clients as it relates to their pre and post-employment needs.
  • Interprets and explains policies and procedures when determining eligibility and enrolling in various employment programs.
  • Refers to supportive services, partners, and community resources as needed, to include the Virginia Career Worker Centers, the Virginia Initiative for Education and Work, and the Bridges to Success Program.
  • Assists clients to obtain self-care services that will allow them to maintain employment that is consistent with their vocational goals.
  • Develops community partnerships, coordinates trainings, and conducts job development and job search activities as needed.
  • The successful applicant must be an active listener, adaptable, and able to handle dueling priorities with a focus on efficiency and customer service.
  • This position requires a flexible professional, ready and willing to take on different roles and tasks depending on office and program needs.
  • Participation in job fairs and related activities requires some evening and/or weekend work.
  • Some local travel is required.

Note: 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.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
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.

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
None.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Demonstrated experience providing ongoing case management.
  • Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local laws, performance measures, and quality standards governing federal workforce programs.
  • Knowledge of social, economic, health, and cultural factors that can serve as barriers to employment.
  • Knowledge of labor market conditions and job development techniques.
  • Knowledge and experience with process improvement strategies, data management and the Virginia Workforce Connection.
  • Certified Virginia Workforce Development Professional (VWDP) or National Workforce Development Professional (NWDP).
  • Clear and concise oral and written communications skills.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Vietnamese, and/or Korean.
  • Proficient in Microsoft 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.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Sufficiently mobile to work with clients and employers. Ability to input, access, and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to perform repetitive hand, arm, wrist and shoulder movements. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include practical exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status 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.

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