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State of Montana DVOP/Workforce Consultant (01186) in Bozeman, Montana

[Building a Stronger Montana] MISSION STATEMENT: Empowering all Montanans through work and opportunity. DLI CORE VALUES: * Customer Service * Leadership * Accountability Why should you come to work for the Department of Labor & Industry? It’s about the people and the impact we make in our communities every day. We are proud of our open, team-based, supportive and collaborative work environments. Learn more about DLI here. Watch this short video to see why people love working for DLI: DLI Employee Testimonials What other benefits can you expect from this opportunity? Look here for a summary of our outstanding benefits. You’ll love what you see! Our benefits include: * Work/life Balance * Health Coverage * Retirement Plans * Paid Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays (a combination of up to 38 per year!) * A partial telework schedule may be available This position may be covered by aVoluntary Employee Beneficiary Association (VEBA) *How would this position make an impact in your community? The Disabled Veteran Outreach Coordinator (DVOP) will serve our area’s disabled veterans, providing intensive services and facilitating job placement to meet the employment and training needs of veterans, prioritizing service to the special disabled veterans, other disabled veterans, and other categories of veterans. As a DVOP in our Job Service – Bozeman office, you will: * Provide outcome-based, client specific services to a socio-economically diverse population and cultures, with skill levels ranging from seasoned professionals to those new to the workforce. * Deliver specialized employment services and access to supportive programs for those experiencing severe barriers to employment. * Build and maintain relationships with businesses, education, economic development and other community partners. * Provide a broad array of customized services to businesses in such areas as worker recruitment & retention, employment law, economic trends and workforce solutions including human resource practices. In other words, you will help put them on a path to success! What is it about you that makes you the right person for this opportunity? Your preparation for this opportunity could include a combination of relevant experiences including a degree in a field such as business, public administration, social work and a year of related experience or possibly even no degree but 5 years of relevant experience that has prepared you for this opportunity. Other combinations may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Knowledge of (or ability to learn in a reasonable amount of time: * Basic concepts of workforce development. * Knowledge of local social service agencies and community resources. * De-escalation skills. * Mediation skills. * Veterans benefits and resources Skill in: * Using a variety of computer software * Solution-based, problem-solving. * Taking initiative. * Time-management. * Organization; multi-tasking; detail-oriented. * Effective oral and written communication to include presentation to large audiences * Interviewing others to obtain information and insight. * Accurately and timely data entry of client and business engagement. * Helping others identify and achieve goals. * Assisting others who are struggling personally or professionally to access assistance. Ability to: * Pursue client and business outcomes with energy and enthusiasm. * Apply and adhere to laws, rules, and procedures. * Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, partners and co-workers. * Adapt quickly and effectively to a constantly changing environment. * Provide positive, outstanding customer service. * Maintain confidentiality. * Interact positively with a variety of personalities and socio-economic populations. How would you let us know that you’re the right person? You are REQUIRED to attach a cover letter, and resume at the time of application. Tip: When attaching your resume, cover letter or other required documents you must mark the attachments as “relevant.” A complete state application is not required; however, you will need to initiate the application and attach the resume, cover letter or other required documents to be considered for this position. Failure to attach the cover letter and resume will result in your application being considered incomplete and will not be considered further. In your cover letter, please answer the following question: * Describe in detail your military and/or veteran experience that qualifies you to assist military veterans and eligible spouses with significant barriers to employment. In your resume, include all work experience you have held that would help you qualify for this position, including duties and dates of employment (month & year - start & end) and hours per week. Starting pay is based on relevant education and experience. Pay is set based on what you submit at time of application. Only electronic applications will be accepted. Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process. All documents for Veteran or Disability preference must be received or date stamped by the closing date. You will receive an email with instructions on how to submit such documents. If you need an accommodation with the application process, please contact the HR office. Job: Office/Administrative/Clerical* *Title: *DVOP/Workforce Consultant (01186) Location: Bozeman Requisition ID: 22143171

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