Reentry Career Consultant
Job Summary: Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is seeking a qualified candidate for a Career Consultant position. Under the direction of the Manager of Job Seeker Services, the Consultant will have primary responsibility for providing continuous case management and follow up services to assist dislocated workers in achieving specific employment goals. More specifically this will include establishing service strategies and plans, identifying career ladders, providing job placement assistance and conducting orientations.
Key Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and other federal, state, local workforce development programs, knowledge of community resources, regional labor market, local hiring trends, and major employers. Excellent oral and written communication skills and proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite desired. Savvy in the use of technology and social media in the employment arena is essential. Must be able to function as a team member to accomplish goals and possess excellent organizational skills.
Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in a human services related field is preferred.
Two (2) years of experience working in workforce development or a related field and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. Bi-lingual candidates encouraged to apply.
Certification(s) related to provision of re-entry services, such as Offender Workforce Development Services (OWDS), is highly desirable. Must submit to and pass a criminal background check and random drug screening tests, so as to enter and work within County, State and Federal correctional facilities. Position requires travel. Must possess a valid Driver’s License.” Meeting the full qualifications is essential for anyone interested in being considered for the position.
How to Apply: Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter including salary requirements and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cover letters should be addressed to, ATTN: Human Resources and must include Career Consultant in the subject line of your email. EOE/AA employer.