Veterans Employment Representative

Job Order # Company Job Type Salary Location Application Deadline
10524367 Kansas Department of Commerce Full-Time 17.39 per hour Wichita 11/23/2017
Job Description: Deliver comprehensive case management to veterans with multiple, significant barriers to employment. Maintain comprehensive documentation including detailed customer notes, service history and Individual Employment Plans in the KANSASWORKS customer management system. Conduct outreach to locate veterans who could benefit from intensive services and market these services to potential customers at locations including homeless shelters and other service providers. Connect veterans to community resources for services such as job placement, debt counseling, legal aid, housing, medical treatment, or financial assistance. Collaborate with workforce and veteran services partners in an integrated service-delivery model to assist veterans with career guidance including resumes, interviewing skills, labor market information and job retention skills Maintain close contact with clients during job readiness preparation and upon job placement to resolve problems and evaluate placement adequacy Staff job fairs and other community events The Veterans Employment Representatives (DVOP): Are based in Wichita, KS Earn $17.39 per hour based on skills, education, and/or experience Eligible for competitive benefits plan

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HOW TO APPLY: The application process has 3 STEPS. STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form. (Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.) STEP 2: Complete the State of Kansas Application Form and submit to the Kansas Department of Commerce. STEP 3: Email these additional required documents to Tammy Schmidt at Commerce.HRSection@ks.gov. Include the job requisition number and your last name in the subject line. Join the Commerce team as a Veterans Employment Representative by submitting: (If you fail to submit any of the documents below your application will not be considered) A cover letter (please include your applicant or State of Kansas employee identification number) Your resume A State Application Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate Required (Please see below) Copy of DD214 Certification Veterans applying for this position should claim Veterans Preference in your cover letter and follow the Veterans Preference process as directed by the Division of Personnel Services. KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenues website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individuals 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 certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.
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