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Career Consultant Job in Lima, Ohio US

Career Consultant

OhioMeansJobs - Allen County - Lima, OH

Posted: 2/20/2020 - Expires: 5/17/2020

Job ID: 216028452

Job Description

TITLE: Career Consultant              CLASSIFICATION: Eligibility/Referral Specialist 2           

HOURS: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM          PAY RATE: $17.04/hr.

Join our team! Make a difference in your community. Between the great benefits and positive work environment, this is an opportunity unlike any other! We are hiring a full-time Career Consultant position.

This position will focus on the coordination of supportive services for job seekers and workers in Allen County.

Job Duties

  • Acts as primary contact to customers, as well as employers, in the marketing and referral of customers.
  • Refers customers to appropriate job center programs, assisting with resumes and registering on (OMJ).
  • Assists customers in developing job search skills.
  • Answers and transfers phone calls within the Job Center.
  • Works with local workforce development organizations and employers to determine employers’ needs, and program availability to assist with job openings, new hires and employee retention.
  • Posts and maintains job postings on spreadsheet, job board, and on OMJ.
  • Conducts resume searches for job postings and notifies employer of candidates.
  • Assist with social media and website updates and postings.
  • Uses Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook to manage agency job postings.
  • Determines eligibility for Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth programs, as well as the Comprehensive Case Management and Employment Program.
  • Maintains ongoing caseload of active clients.
  • Works extensively with the Youth Coordinator on a variety of tasks. 
  • Determines eligibility for Social Services Programs co-enrolling as appropriate to assist customers in overcoming barriers to employment.
  • Completes client budget of household expenses. 
  • Contacts third party to confirm a plan of assistance. 
  • Arranges for needed service, completes data entry and arranges services as needed. 
  • Maintains accurate records.
  • Completes contracts and paperwork for training.
  • Attends meeting and training sessions at the State and local levels to learn new methods, regulations and policies.
  • Other duties as assigned (i.e. assisting administrators and supervisors in compiling information, completion of special projects, training and meetings, etc.).

Salary and Benefits

  • $17.04/hour
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Vacation time
  • State retirement system
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Work 7.5 hours per day plus paid lunch

Job Requirements

  • Completion of a baccalaureate degree in related field preferred.

To apply:
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Contact Information

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Associate's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Work Shift:
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Licenses / Certifications:
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Applied Math: 5
Graphic Literacy: 5
Workplace Documentation: 3