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Posted: Thursday, August 24, 2017 2:10 PM

Employment and Training Worker I*
Glenn County Health and Human Services Agency

Glenn County Health and Human Services Agency is seeking enthusiastic applicants to fill its Employment and Training Worker I positions. Employment and Training Worker I provides employability services to eligible applicants of local social service agencies; applies program regulations and procedures; assesses employment potential and barriers that interfere with securing employment; identifies needs for social and health services and makes referrals; collaborates with partner agencies and employers; uses an automated system to maintain and monitor participants’ records and generate reports; may determine the eligibility of applicants and recipients for public assistance programs through interactive interviewing and fact gathering; and performs related work as required.

Working under close supervision, Employment & Training Worker I is the entry/trainee level in the Employment & Training Worker series. Employees in this class receive in-service training in the performance of routine duties related to the provision of employment services. As requisite skills and knowledge are developed, greater independence and the full scope of responsibility are exercised. Employees are expected to promote to Employment & Training Worker II after one year of satisfactory performance at the trainee level. This full-time position will be located in Willows and Orland, California.

The Employment and Training Worker I position provides ongoing opportunities for career advancement, training and daily satisfaction. By collaborating with other branches under the Social Services umbrella and community partnerships, caseworkers help strengthen families and improve the wellbeing of residents. Glenn County welcomes, values and encourages diverse voices, opinions, perspectives and backgrounds to foster an environment where all viewpoints are appreciated. The Health and Human Services Agency currently has a team of approximately 326 dedicated members serving Glenn County residents.

Final Application Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

One (1) year of full-time experience as an Eligibility Worker II or Social Worker I.
OR
Six (6) months of full-time experience as an Eligibility Worker II; and completion of 15 semester (22.5 quarter) college units in career planning, vocational guidance principles, personality development, occupational testing and measurement, or counseling preparation.
OR
Eighteen months of full-time experience providing case management, vocational guidance, employment counseling or employment placement services; and completion of 15 semester (22.5 quarter) college units in career planning, vocational guidance principles, personality development, occupational testing or counseling preparation.
OR
Two (2) years of full-time experience providing case management, vocational guidance, employment counseling or placement services;
OR
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.

While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

NOTE: Applicants who anticipate receiving their Bachelor’s Degree within three months of the application deadline may apply, but will not be eligible for appointment until they have received their degree.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

• The ability to speak, read and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required.
• A valid driver’s license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
• Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical examination and fingerprinting for a background investigation.

*At the discretion of Glenn County Health and Human Services Agency, and with the approval of Merit System Services, qualified candidates certified to the eligible list established by this exam may be appointed to the Employment and Training Worker II level if the appointee meets the Employment and Training Worker II minimum requirements. Salary for the II level is $18.01 - $21.89 an hour.

SALARY RANGE

$16.31 - $19.83 per hour


EXAM DATES

Written Exam – Saturday, September 23, 2017
Oral Exam – Week of October 16, 2017

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants must submit a completed online application, including any of the additional documents/materials indicated. Additional documents/materials are included in the online application. Apply online by logging onto https://secure1.cpshr.us/mss_jobs/JobListings.aspx and click “Apply Now!” for this position. Note: Your application and any additional material become the property of CPS HR Consulting. Please make a copy for your file. This bulletin will not be available online after the application deadline.

QUESTIONS AND CONTACT

CPS HR Consulting
Merit System Services Unit
241 Lathrop Way, Sacramento, CA 95815
Website: www.mss.ca.gov
Phone: (916) 471-3507

• Location: Chico, Willows, CA

• Post ID: 7914418 chico
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