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EWD Program Specialist, Cottonwood

Company: Northern Arizona Council of Governments
Location: Cottonwood
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

$18.86/hr, 30 hrs/wk, 52 wks/yr NACOG is an Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) participating employer. The ASRS is a trusted, sustainable, and well-managed retirement system that provides long term disability, retiree health insurance, and lifetime pension benefits to educators, municipal, and state government employees who have dedicated their career to serving the citizens of Arizona. POSITION SUMMARY: In compliance with Federal Law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Working under general supervision and with moderate difficulty, this position is responsible for assisting individuals facing barriers to entering the workforce in developing successful career pathways. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Recruits applicants and interviews prospective participants to assess and verify eligibility for program services
Administers career assessments and education tests to assist participants in developing successful career pathways
Develops individual service strategies and prepares contracts with service providers
Conducts participant orientation in areas of program services and community resources
Provides case management services to active participants to assess and address the need for support services
Develops and maintains strong working relationships with local employers and training facilities to ensure quality service delivery to program participants
Represents the agency and the department by participating on various councils, boards, and committees
Conducts monitoring of participant's program-related activities and resolves issues between program participants and employers to ensure successful program outcomes
Prepares and submits monthly reports as necessary to ensure program compliance and to meet federal and state requirements
Develops and maintains case files and client management database files to ensure accuracy and program compliance Other related duties as assigned. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma and two years' experience in social/human services, case management, education, criminal justice, or other related experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Criminal Background Check
Fingerprint Clearance Card, Level I
Motor Vehicle Report (annually) CERTIFICATES & LICENSES: N/A TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES: Case management skills GENERAL COMPETENCIES: Analytical thinking
Communication (written and verbal)
Community partnerships/stakeholder development
Conflict resolution
Cultural competence
Office competence
Organizational skills
Problem solving skills
Public speaking TRAVEL REQUIRED: X PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT: Physical Activity: Frequent listening, talking, sitting, repetitive motion, and reaching. Occasional stooping, kneeling, crouching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and feeling. Physical exertion: ___ Sedentary; _X_ Light; ___Medium; ___ Heavy; ___ Very Heavy. Work involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Visual requirements: Close visual acuity for compiling and analyzing data; viewing a computer screen; and reading. Working conditions: Occasional exposure to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, and potential physical harm.

Keywords: Northern Arizona Council of Governments, Phoenix , EWD Program Specialist, Cottonwood, Other , Cottonwood, Arizona

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