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Kansas Department of Commerce Workforce Professional - Career Center in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12754449


Pay starts at \$16.16/hr., then staff enter the Kansas Registered Apprentice Program at the beginning of the year after hire, where pay increase to \$17.39/hr. at the end of the first year, and goes to \$19.16/hr. at the end of the second year. The Kansas Registered Apprentice Program is a structured training program where staff gain specific skills and competencies enabling them to fill multiple roles within the workforce system.

Position Summary:

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 Wichita Workforce Center in Wichita, KS. There is occasional local travel involved and may be overnight.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist job seekers in their search for employment by providing an orientation of the Workforce Center services, resume assistance,KANSASWORKS registration and job search assistance
  • Determine potential eligibility for and refer to partner programs
  • Refer job candidates to employment opportunities and support services as appropriate
  • Work with businesses requiring employment assistance in Great Bendand its surrounding areas
  • Provides early intervention services for Unemployment Insurance claimants identified as likely to exhaust benefits
  • Provide case management for a variety of re-employment programs


  • High School or GED

Licensing & Certification:

  • Valid Driver License

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year of experience interacting with clients, customers, or the public in a social service or problem resolution setting
  • Twelve (12) credit hours of course work at the post-secondary level in social services, human services or a related field may be substituted for one year of experience
  • You must submit your complete application and all supporting documents by the closing date of the announcement
  • Valid Driver License and ability to travel to communities throughout the local area or other assigned locales

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year of experience working with job seekers in a recruitment or job coaching environment, staffing company or state workforce

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{=html} <!-- --> - A National Career Readiness Certificate or KansasWORKReady! Certificate a plus. For more information on these certificates, contact theGreat Bend Workforce Center at(620) 793-5445or a Kansas Workforce Center near you

NOTE: If you lack any of the required experience and want us to consider relevant education, you must provide copies of your transcripts/certificates before the closing date

Required Documents for this Application to be Complete:

On your Careers - My Job Applications page, verify these documents are present and valid. Upload or delete and replace if needed:

  • Tax Clearance Certificate
  • DD FM 214 (if you are claiming Veterans Preference)

Inside this job\'s Job Application, upload the these documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate Required:Each applicant (even non-residents) applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue\'s website. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual\'s account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certifica eto the hiring agencywithin 10 daysof the date the applicant has been offered an employment position.This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Visit the Tax Clearance site for more information on and where to obtain this Kansas Department of Revenue document.

Job Application Process:

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