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Career Consultant Job in Lima, Ohio US

Career Consultant

OhioMeansJobs Allen County - Lima, OH

Posted: 10/26/2023 - Expires: 1/21/2024

Job ID: 264615910


Job Description

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.

This position will focus on the coordination of services for employers and job seekers 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 (OJT, tax credits, training incentives, etc.) to assist with job openings, new hires, and employee retention
• Posts and maintains job postings in database systems, job board, and on
• 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 WIOA Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth programs
• Maintains ongoing caseload of active clients
• Determines eligibility for Social Services Programs, co-enrolling as appropriate to assist customers in overcoming barriers to employment
• Assists and coaches customers in financial literacy and budgeting
• 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
• Provide youth services/elements (i.e., financial literacy, work experience, leadership development, etc.) to Allen County's 14-24 year old participants. Provide one-on-one job readiness and job search assistance to aide youth participants in obtaining and retaining employment
• Provides follow-up services to each participant to ensure employment retention and self-sufficiency. Tracks and assists ongoing and follow-up customers in education and/or training programs and in job search activities
• Other duties as assigned (i.e., assisting administrators and supervisors in compiling information, completion of special projects, training and meetings, etc.)

Hours: 8:00 A.M.- 4:30 P.M., Monday-Friday

Salary and Benefits:
• Starting pay is $22.00 per hour
• $22.50 per hour with completed Associate Degree
• $23.00 per hour with completed Bachelor’s Degree
• Up to $0.75 per hour increase after passing probation
• 12 paid holidays
• Vacation time
• State retirement system
• Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligible Employer
• Work 7.5 hours per day plus paid lunch
Job Requirements:
• Must have a passion for helping others
• Completion of a bachelor's degree in related field preferred (business management, business administration, marketing, human resources, human services, social services, etc.)
• Must have the ability to problem-solve and not be intimidated by challenges
• Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of the position

To Apply: Email your resume to

Contact Information

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Work Shift:
Job Reference Code
$22.00 - $23.75 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
Display Recommended WorkKeys®Recommended WorkKeys®:
Applied Math: 5
Graphic Literacy: 5

Workplace Documentation: 3