TITLE: WEP Liaison
HOURS: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
CLASSIFICATION: Eligibility/Referral Specialist 1
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
- Directs assignments and assists STEPS participants in performance of their assigned job duties. Those duties to include: clean and supply restrooms; clean agency floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, vacuuming; gather and empty all agency trash and refuse; clean and disinfect all public areas; other general janitorial duties, etc. Verifies quality of tasks performed.
- Assigns and schedules work for STEPS participants. Completes reports and forms. Orders and receives all supplies needed for job. Keeps records for all participants for each job assigned. Completes necessary paperwork and data entry. Acts as liaison between agency and employers for securing and placement of STEPS participants. Promotes new work sites and engages employers regarding any/all issues of concern.
- Conducts ongoing case management and follow-up services. Completes data entry and arranges for services as needed. Maintains accurate records. Completes needed correspondence and documentation. Assists with Information and Referral (I&R) through in-person or telephone conversations.
- Assists clients in job search activities including interviewing techniques, completion of job applications and other job skills. Transports clients to and from the agency, work sites, etc. Acts as carrier between agency and other departments and/or agencies; picks up mail and other supplies as needed.
- Provides back-up and assists with maintenance and repair at the agency, including replacement of lighting, utilizing ladders and applicable safety equipment. Operates and maintains machine and power tools, as necessary. Repairs service equipment.
- Other duties as assigned, (e.g. clerical duties, minor building repair and light construction duties, painting, moving and storage of supplies, attends meetings). Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of the position.
MINIMUM CLASS REQUIREMENTS
- Ability to calculate fractions, decimals and percentages and to read and write common vocabulary plus: 300 hours training in combination of building maintenance and building maintenance repair (i.e. electrical, plumbing, carpentry, masonry, sheet metal, painting, plastering, steam fitting, refrigeration, heating) and use of associated hand and/or power tools and equipment (or 3 mos. exp.) or equivalent.
- Or education, training and/or experience in an amount equal to the Minimum Qualifications stated above.
KNOWLEDGE SKILL AND ABILITY
- Knowledge of: Equipment operation and maintenance (i.e. power tools, mower, snow remover, etc...); Safety practices (safe use of power tools, remodeling/construction tools, mowers, snow removers, etc.); Inventory control.
- Ability to: Bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs; performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling of materials; carry out detailed but basic written or oral instructions; deal with problems involving few variables within familiar context; carry out instructions in written, oral or picture form; apply principles to solve practical, everyday problems; comprehend and record figures accurately; add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers; calculate fractions, decimals and percentages; comprehend simple sentences with common vocabulary; complete routine forms; maintain accurate records; understand manuals and verbal instructions, technical in nature; arrange items in numerical or alphabetical order; sort items into categories according to established methods; work alone on most tasks; cooperate with co-workers on group projects; demonstrate physical fitness; demonstrate strength to lift up to 50 lbs; handle sensitive inquiries from and contacts with officials and general public; demonstrate strength to move objects (e.g. push, pull or otherwise move) from one location to another.
- Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications, and possess the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities as listed above will also be evaluated on their aptitude, education, experience, health and physical fitness, training, performance evaluations, personnel file, records of tardiness and discipline, the results of any employer-administered examinations, and seniority.