Career Transition Specialist (Req ID: 4663)

Job Overview

Assists and provides guidance to separated or separating students during the prescribed service period, providing placement (employment, apprenticeship, and post-secondary education opportunities), and transition services. Establishes robust relationships with employers, community colleges, and other entities to ensure successful placements with good career pathway opportunities for economic self-sufficiency. Establishes thorough knowledge of and referrals to community-based services available to assist Job Corps graduates with successful transition into independent living. Provides positive, individualized services to Job Corps graduates and former enrollees, and documented case notes that reflect services provided.

Pay: $45,760.00/year
Hours worked: M-F, 8am-5pm
Retirement Plan: Eligible to participate in company 401(k) with Company matching after 1 year
Vacation: Minimum of ten days per year. Actual days are based upon your Service Date
Sick Time: Ten days per year
Holidays: 12 paid holidays per year

Essential Duties & Job Functions:

  • Coaches students in regards to looking for a job or applying for college or military; assists students with job search, resume writing, and interviewing skills.
  • Contacts students prior to separation, immediately following separation, and at least every thirty (30) days post separation to provide placement and transition assistance.
  • Verifies employment, job upgrades, and school and/or military placement in compliance with government regulations.
  • Develops and maintains partnerships with employers to place Job Corps graduates in jobs with career potential and former enrollees in entry level jobs.
  • Maintains transition check log to account for check distribution for graduates and verifies addresses prior to mailing checks.
  • Submits a monthly report to management detailing the placement activities performed and the contacts made to include placed, not placed, and cannot locate.
  • Participates in outreach trips to network with potential employers and school officials. Conducts presentations to individuals, youth groups, communities, agencies, schools, and potential employers to foster interest in Job Corps. Attends career and college fairs.
  • Maintains confidentiality of student records.
  • Assists Outreach/Admissions staff in communicating basic requirements of Job Corps eligibility to urban and rural youth, youth influencers (parents, elders, teachers, counselors, etc.), and potential future employers.
  • Creates and maintains partnerships with One Stops or Job Service agencies in rural and urban communities to foster interagency relationships to provide and coordinate placement and transition services.
  • Conducts 6-month and 12-month follow-up calls with graduates to ensure they are still employed; provides additional placement and transition services as needed.
  • Inputs active electronic case notes, a minimum of monthly, on students eligible for career transition services.
  • Obtains placement verification documents for clients placed in jobs, schools or military services in compliance with Policy and Requirements Handbook requirements.
  • Provides job leads to students in transition period, graduates, and former enrollees.
  • Maintains accountability of students and property; adheres to safety practices.
  • Cultivates and maintains a climate on Center and at Outreach/Admissions and Career Transition Services (OA/CTS) functions that is free of harassment, intimidation, and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to work and learn.
  • Promotes student attainment of career success standards through modeling appropriate skills, mentoring students, monitoring skill acquisition, and intervening when inappropriate behavior is observed.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, communications, or closely related field; or
  • Associate’s degree in human services, psychology, counseling, education, social science, communications, or closely related field, and 2 years’ related experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook at an intermediate level.
  • Valid driver’s license, with an acceptable driving record.
  • Successfully pass background check and drug test.

Reasonable Accommodation:

It is CGS, LLC business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Chugach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, disability, genetic factors, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Palmer, AK

25 day(s) ago

Tribal Affiliation(s)
Any Affiliation, Chugach Alaska Corporation