Workforce Development Specialist 1/2/3 - #292132
State of Louisiana
Date: 06/11/2021 17:02 PM
City: Winnsboro, Louisiana
Contract type: Full Time
Work schedule: Full Day
Job Title: Workforce Development Specialist 1/2/3
Office: Workforce Development
Division: OWD Field
Location: Franklin Parish
Announcement #: LWC140673-6-8-21CG
NOTE: This job will be domiciled in theWinnsboro, LA area of Franklin Parish!!
This position may be filled as either a Probational or a Job Appointment (open to all qualified applicants); a Promotion (open to all statewide classified and agency wide permanent status employees); or by Detail to Special Duty.Current permanent status, classified employees may be required to accept a Probational appointment if selected.If filled as a Job Appointment, there is a possibility that this position may be converted to a Probational Appointment should funding become available.
As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as aWorkforce Development Specialist 1, 2, or 3depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant. Please refer to the "Job Specifications" tab located at the top of the LA Careers "Current Job Opportunities page" for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualification requirements and job concepts for each level.
Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for8100-PLE (Professional Level Exam)in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.
Applicants without current test scores can apply to take the testhere.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
ResumesWILL NOTbe accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.
The Louisiana Workforce Commission is an equal employment opportunity employer and serves as a model employer for individuals with disabilities. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities • TDD# 800-259-5154
LWC does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, disability, age, or pregnancy, and prohibits harassment of any type.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Louisiana Workforce Commission
A baccalaureate degree.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To provide professional support services for Workforce Development programs.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Close from higher-level Workforce Development personnel.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Louisiana Workforce Commission.
Differs from other Workforce Development Specialists by the type and complexity of program services provided and the supervision received.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES LISTED BELOW INCLUDE BRIEF SAMPLES OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. PLEASE NOTE THAT NOT ALL TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Performs entry-level professional duties for workforce development programs such as membership, skills development, recruitment/job placement, and business services.
Provides entry-level professional support for Workforce Development programs such as examining, inspecting, investigating, tracking of trends, and/or researching program activity for a Workforce Development statewide program.Advise supervisor of matters which might indicate program abuse.
Answers general questions regarding assigned programs to assist local offices, employers, and applicants.Assists with general technical problems and advises on program policies and procedures.