Kansas Department of Commerce Workforce Service Specialist - Johnson in Overland Park, Kansas
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This is technical work interviewing clients to obtain information needed to determine potential eligibility for training programs, job referrals and other program services. The position is located at the Johnson County Workforce Center-8535 Bluejacket St, Lenexa, KS 66214.
+ Provide early intervention and case management to claimants selected for the Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessments (RESEA) program.
+ RESEA consists of claimants identified by the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services (WPRS) system as “likely to exhaust” Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits
+ Determine eligibility and suitability for partner programs within the workforce system including Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Kansas Health Profession Opportunity Project, Jobs for Veterans State Grant, and other state and federal grant programs in the local area
+ Maintain comprehensive documentation including detailed customer notes and service history in the KANSASWORKS.com customer management system
+ Collaborate with Kansas Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance staff to report the progress of claimants participating in early intervention reemployment services
+ Facilitate workshops in the areas of work readiness and business skills
+ Responsible for résumé and cover letter critique, mock interviews and providing labor market information
+ Refer job candidates to employment opportunities and support services as appropriate