Description Are you looking for a rewarding career that will make a difference in the lives of individuals and businesses in your community? If you said yes, we want you to join the Nebraska Department of Labor in connecting individuals to employment success. We are looking for an individual who is a veteran of military service to serve as a Reemployment Coordinator - Local Veterans Employment Representative (LVER) and help create opportunities for individuals by promoting the hiring of veterans to Nebraska employers.
We are looking for an individual who has a strong desire to help others, is detail-oriented, enjoys daily challenges and variety, and specializes in decision-making within the capacity of the Nebraska Employment Security Law. Applicants must include the DD214 form and other related paperwork with the application.
We offer an excellent total compensation package including:
13 paid holidays
Vacation and sick leave, accruing immediately
State-matched retirement plan
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance options
Employee Assistance Program
NDOL values our employees by treating them with dignity and respect and provides a supportive work environment. We recruit, hire, train and promote based on job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or genetics.
Schedule: 8am - 5pm; M-F
Location: 2727 W 2nd Street, Hastings, NE Examples of Work As the Reemployment Coordinator - Local Veteran Employment Representative (LVER), you will:
Perform case management of clients.
Research and recommend clients for intensive and various training services including Re-Employment Services, Workfare, Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), Rapid Response, Veterans and Workforce Investment Act (WIA) which requires in-depth case management and vocational guidance.
Screen applicants for eligibility for partner programs and utilizes vocational guidance tools to assist applicants with core intensive services; work closely with partners in coordinating services of mutual clients.
Perform job search/matching activities for employers and applicants including registration, job referrals and job development.
Administer assessment instruments (tests, surveys, etc.) and other planning tools; interpret results and counsel clients.
Utilize various means of technology to provide needed data.
Conduct presentations and perform out-reach activities through membership on various advisory boards, committees, and community organizations.
Perform data entry and retrieval activities for various programs as necessary.
Qualifications / Requirements
MUST BE A VETERAN OF MILITARY SERVICE. Preference will be given in this order:
Qualified service connected disabled Veteran;
Qualified eligible Veteran;
Qualified eligible person.
Post high school coursework or training in social/behavioral sciences, counseling, business, public administration, education, marketing or a related field;
Experience in client development and case management including interviewing, research and direct customer service.
PREFERRED: Associate or Bachelor's degree in social work, human relations or related academic major plus casework or equivalent work experience. Preference will be given to qualified service connected disabled and qualified eligible veterans.
OTHER: Must have a valid driver's license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of: State and federal employment security laws; Veterans programs; equal opportunity laws; vocational counseling or career guidance; case management interviewing procedures and techniques; developing and designing training programs; typical office computer systems; Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Access, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), SharePoint, Google Docs; NEworks or other GeoSolution software; Management Information Systems.
Skill in: public speaking or communicating with an audience; presenting information clearly using various media, strong case management skills.
Ability to: plan and organize work; communicate to disseminate information to a diverse group of people; promote/market/present services to groups of individuals; follow instructions; interact with clients, employers and the public; administer tests and measurements; conduct evaluations; create presentations; manage multiple programs; learn and apply agency rules, policies and procedures; maintain appropriate, professional working relationships with the public, coworkers and management; maintain regular and reliable attendance.