Employment & Training Specialist II
The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for the position of Employment and Training Specialist II in the Health and Human Services Department. Under general supervision, provide complex employment and training assignments requiring a high level of professional skills and knowledge in employment services and career development; conduct training workshops, advanced employment assessment and job development; and other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will become knowledgeable of the services and tools available in Yuba County and have the ability to educate Welfare to Work participants and assist with job search activities and employability readiness (i.e. facilitate career exploration, job skills, life skills, training). The successful incumbent will be comfortable creating presentations and presenting them in front of students, various agencies and groups. Excellent interpersonal skills are needed to successfully interview clients and collaborate with outside businesses, coworkers and community partners.
Minimum Level II: 60 semester units of college coursework from an accredited college or university, with at least 30 semester units in a related field, including but not limited to: career planning, counseling, occupational testing, psychology, social welfare, vocational counseling; and at least one year experience equivalent to the County’s classification of Employment and Training Specialist I or at least three years of experience providing delivery of social services directly to clients or providing employment services. Additional education may be substituted for the experience.
Preferred Level II: In addition to the minimum, additional college-level education in a related field and additional experience as previously defined.
Working Conditions: Typical Office Setting. May be exposed to hostile, disgruntled or resistant individuals.
Work Schedule: Must be able to conduct workshops during evening hours and weekends in various locations in the community.
HIRING RANGE: $3,904 - $4,295 Monthly + Benefits