WorkSource Oregon Business & Employment Specialist 1 in LA GRANDE, Oregon

Requirements: * Two years of full-time heavy public-contact experience asking people for information, making notes, and deciding an action based on the information. Examples of qualifying experience are eligibility interviewer, application examiner, employment and claims aide, examination proctor, information clerk, insurance aide, public counter intake person, or retail industry if it involved the above stated experience. OR * Two years of education or experience. Listed above are examples of acceptable experience. 45-quarter (30-semester) college-level credits in Human Resources, Vocational or Career Counseling, Social Services, Psychology, Education, Business or Public Administration, Communication or related field substitute for one year of experience. ** Preference will be given to qualified veterans and disabled veterans. You must attach your DD214 and letter of disability (if applicable) to be considered.** Preferences: * Strong attention to detail and accuracy. * Goal oriented; understands how to set performance measures, set time lines, manage self, projects and deadlines. * Team player. Ability to work effective and collaboratively with others. Intermediate to advanced computer skills. * Experience working with diverse populations. * Experience performing recruitment processes including preparing job announcements, screening applications, interviewing, and selecting candidates. * Experience assisting job seekers with job and labor market research, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills and creating email accounts. * Experience dealing with difficult or upset customers. * Experience marketing, doing outreach, and preparing informational materials and presenting information to small and large groups. * Demonstrated experience working with community partners. * Experience working with iMatchSkills. * Preference may be given to applicants who are bilingual in English/Spanish. Job duties: * Determine job seekers transferable skills, interests, employment goals. * Identify barriers to successful job search; use knowledge of community resources and creative problem solving techniques, explore possible solutions to remove employment barriers. * Provide referrals to community resources / supportive service agencies for needed services and / or technical assistance. * Insure quality enrollment is taken from new job seekers containing sufficient information about job seekers knowledge, education, skills, licenses, abilities, and work experience to facilitate matching the best-qualified job seeker with employer openings. * Review application for occupational information, use knowledge of local labor market to assign occupational codes. * Update work registration information on routine basis. * Input, retrieve, and analyze information from various database programs. * Serve as primary resource for business to resolve employment related needs. * Other duties as assigned. Closes: 6/5/2017 11:59 PM Pacific Job Code: Employer is Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity.