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Employment Interviewer

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Employment Interviewer
Salary
$37,986.00 - $57,233.00 Annually
Location
Mercer County, PA
Job Type
Civil Service Permanent Full-Time
Department
Department of Labor & Industry
Job Number
CS-20180898-06010
Closing
10/17/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
Job Code
06010
Position Number
00198194
Bargaining Unit
F4
Pay Group
5
Bureau/Division Code
00120725
Bureau/Division
LI Pa Car Lnk Mercer Co
Worksite Address
217 W State Street, Cocca Bldg
City
Sharon
Zip Code
16146
Contact Name
Tammy Russell
Contact Phone
717-772-1479
Contact Email
tamrussell@pa.gov
+ Description
+ Benefits
+ Questions
THE POSITION
Would you like to assist Pennsylvanians in finding a good job or promising career? Would you also like to assist Pennsylvania businesses with finding the best candidates for their workforce?
IMPORTANT: YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE. YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY. ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.
+ Full-time employment (work hours are negotiable based on operational need)
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
As an Employment Interviewer, you will provide employment services to jobseekers, assist businesses with recruitment needs, and refer individuals to employment and training services.
If you take pride in helping people meet their career goals, matching businesses with qualified applicants, or both, this job is for you! Working as an Employment Interviewer means you get to make a significant and positive difference in the lives of others in your community. Apply today!
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
Qualifications:
+ Must meetPA residency requirement
+ Minimum Experience and Training Requirements -three years of responsible public contact work or demonstrated community leadership which involved obtaining, providing, and evaluating information concerning employment or employability; or any equivalent combination of experience and training.
+ Must be able to perform essential job functions
Veterans:Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. ?7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, visit the Commission's website, Job Seekers page, forVeterans; visit one of our offices; or contact us atra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.
EXAMINATION INFORMATION
EXAMINATION INFORMATION:
+ Score valid for this specific posting only
+ Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions
+ Provide complete and accurate information or:
+ score may be lower than deserved
+ application processing may be delayed
+ disqualification may result
+ May only testonceunder this announcement
+ Email notice of test results provided
Further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference, and other items can be obtained from:
Harrisburg: 2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O. Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (717) 783-3058
Philadelphia: 110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone (215) 560-2253
Pittsburgh: 411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone (412) 565-7666
Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)
Internet: http://www.scsc.pa.gov/
Health & Wellness
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.
Work/Life Balance
We understand that there is more to life than work ? and we want you to enjoy it!
We offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules and telecommuting arrangements are available for certain positions.
Career Development
We want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.
Other Rewards
Commonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts.
For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go towww.employment.pa.govand click on the benefits box.
Eligibility rules apply.
01
Do you have experience which involves obtaining, providing, and evaluating information concerning employment or employability?
+ Yes
+ No
02
If you answered yes to the above question, please explain your experience. If you indicated you have no work experience related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.
03
You must complete the supplemental questions below. These supplemental questions are the exam and will be scored. They are designed to give you the opportunity to relate your experience and training background to the major activities (Work Behaviors) performed in this position. Failure to provide complete and accurate information may delay the processing of your application, or result in a lower-than-deserved score or disqualification. You may attach a resume, but youmustalso complete the applicationandanswer the supplemental questions.
All information you provide on your application and supplemental questions is subject to verification. Any misrepresentation, falsification or omission of material facts is subject to penalty. If requested, you must provide documentation, including names, addresses, and telephone numbers of individuals who can verify the validity of the information you provide in the application and supplemental questions.
Read each work behavior carefully. Determine and select which "Level of Performance" most closely represents your highest level of experience/training. List the employer(s)/training source(s) from your Work or Education sections of the application where you gained this experience/training. In order to receive credit for experience, you must have worked in a job for at least six months in which the experience claimed was a major function.
If you have read and understand these instructions, please click on the "Yes" button and proceed to the exam questions.
+ Yes
04
WORK BEHAVIOR 1 ? INTERVIEWING
Conducts personal and group interviews to determine work qualifications, educational background, abilities, and job readiness of customers seeking employment. Assigns occupational titles and codes to coincide with the customer's work history and education. Identifies suitability for and/or barriers to employment/training based on job preferences.
Levels of Performance
Select the Level of Performance that best describes your claim.
+ A. I have experience conducting personal or group interviews in order to identify suitability for and barriers to employment. I was responsible for making recommendations based on work history, education, and information I gathered during the interview.
+ B. I have experience conducting personal or group interviews in order to identify suitability for and barriers to employment; however, someone else was responsible for making recommendations based on work history, education, and information I gathered during the interview.
+ C. I have college-level coursework in interviewing, data analysis, research, or sociology.
+ D. I have NO experience or coursework related to this work behavior.
05
In the text box below, please describe your experience as it relates to the level of performance you claimed on Work Behavior 1. Please be sure your response addresses the three items listed below. If you indicated you have no work experience related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.
+ The name of the employer where you gained this experience.
+ The actual duties you performed related to conducting interviews.
+ Your level of responsibility.
06
If you have selected the level of performance pertaining to college coursework, please provide the requested information in the text box below. Please be sure your response addresses the three items listed below. If you indicted you have no training related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.
+ College/University
+ Course Title
+ Credits/Clock Hours
(Ex. ABC University/Writing Basics/3)
07
WORK BEHAVIOR 2 ? TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
Contacts jobseekers by phone, mail, or email to discuss job posting requirements and refer qualified candidates to job postings. Receives phone calls and provides information and assistance as requested. Refers jobseekers to agencies for supportive services. Responds to requests for online system support. Assists businesses with job postings and related needs.
Levels of Performance
Select the Level of Performance that best describes your claim.
+ A. I have experience interacting with individuals and utilizing customer service skills to understand concerns and explain relevant information. I was responsible for answering general questions and providing technical advice as necessary.
+ B. I have experience interacting with individuals and utilizing customer service skills to understand concerns and explain relevant information. I was responsible for answering general questions, but I referred technical questions to someone else to provide information.
+ C. I have college-level coursework in public speaking, psychology, human services, public relations, or marketing.
+ D. I have NO experience or coursework related to this work behavior.
08
In the text box below, please describe your experience as it relates to the level of performance you claimed on Work Behavior 2. Please be sure your response addresses the three items listed below. If you indicated you have no work experience related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.
+ The name of the employer where you gained this experience.
+ The actual duties you performed related to providing technical assistance.
+ Your level of responsibility.
09
If you have selected the level of performance pertaining to college coursework, please provide the requested information in the text box below. Please be sure your response addresses the three items listed below. If you indicted you have no training related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.
+ College/University
+ Course Title
+ Credits/Clock Hours
(Ex. ABC University/Writing Basics/3)
10
WORK BEHAVIOR 3 ? CAREER GUIDANCE
Coordinates and provides career guidance services including assisting the job seeker in developing long- and short-term employment goals; creating and modifying an Individual Employment Plan to reach the goals, as well as tracking the individual's progress toward meeting those goals. Provides career guidance to assist job seekers in making and carrying out career decisions for success in the labor market. Assists in resolving problems that may impede participation and/or performance in selected program. Provides follow-up activities according to program guidelines.
Levels of Performance
Select the Level of Performance that best describes your claim.
+ A. I have provided career guidance and recommendations in situations where Individual Employment Plans were utilized. I was responsible for tracking the individual's progress and resolving problems as they occur.
+ B. I have provided career guidance and recommendations. Someone else was responsible for tracking the individual's progress and resolving problems as they occur.
+ C. I have college-level coursework in economics, career guidance, counseling, or casework.
+ D. I have NO experience or coursework related to this work behavior.
11
In the text box below, please describe your experience as it relates to the level of performance you claimed on Work Behavior 3. Please be sure your response addresses the three items listed below. If you indicated you have no work experience related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.
+ The name of the employer where you gained this experience.
+ The actual duties you performed related to providing career guidance.
+ Your level of responsibility.
12
If you have selected the level of performance pertaining to college coursework, please provide the requested information in the text box below. Please be sure your response addresses the three items listed below. If you indicted you have no training related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.
+ College/University
+ Course Title
+ Credits/Clock Hours
(Ex. ABC University/Writing Basics/3)
13
WORK BEHAVIOR 4 ? STANDARDIZED TESTING
Assesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities of job seekers by participating in the administration and scoring of standardized aptitude and proficiency tests; explains benefits of the testing program, and interprets test results to employers and jobseekers.
Levels of Performance
Select the Level of Performance that best describes your claim.
+ A. I have experience administering and scoring standardized aptitude and proficiency tests. I was responsible for interpreting and explaining test results to make recommendations for services.
+ B. I was responsible for interpreting and explaining test results to make recommendations for services. However, someone else was responsible for administering and scoring standardized aptitude and proficiency tests.
+ C. I have college-level coursework in statistics, educational measurement or assessment, psychometrics, or industrial psychology.
+ D. I have NO experience or coursework related to this work behavior.
14
In the text box below, please describe your experience as it relates to the level of performance you claimed on Work Behavior 4. Please be sure your response addresses the three items listed below. If you indicated you have no work experience related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.
+ The name of the employer where you gained this experience.
+ The actual duties you performed related to administering, scoring, and interpreting tests.
+ Your level of responsibility.
15
If you have selected the level of performance pertaining to college coursework, please provide the requested information in the text box below. Please be sure your response addresses the three items listed below. If you indicted you have no training related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.
+ College/University
+ Course Title
+ Credits/Clock Hours
(Ex. ABC University/Writing Basics/3)
16
WORK BEHAVIOR 5 ? WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
Prepares correspondence to job seekers to discuss job posting requirements and notify them of eligibility. Creates flyers and handouts to notify job seekers of upcoming workshops and training opportunities. Prepares written and technical reports to convey customized labor market information to jobseekers and businesses.
Levels of Performance
Select the Level of Performance that best describes your claim.
+ A. I have experience preparing correspondence, flyers, handouts, or reports. I was responsible for the final document that conveyed customized information to the intended recipients.
+ B. I have experience preparing correspondence, flyers, handouts, or reports. I was responsible for compiling a portion of the document, but someone else was responsible for the final version that conveyed customized information to the intended recipients.
+ C. I have college-level coursework in business writing, technical writing, English composition, journalism, or communications.
+ D. I have NO experience or coursework related to this work behavior.
17
In the text box below, please describe your experience as it relates to the level of performance you claimed on Work Behavior 5. Please be sure your response addresses the three items listed below. If you indicated you have no work experience related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.
+ The name of the employer where you gained this experience.
+ The actual duties you performed related to preparing correspondence, flyers, handouts, or reports.
+ Your level of responsibility.
18
If you have selected the level of performance pertaining to college coursework, please provide the requested information in the text box below. Please be sure your response addresses the three items listed below. If you indicted you have no training related to this work behavior, type N/A in the box below.
+ College/University
+ Course Title
+ Credits/Clock Hours
(Ex. ABC University/Writing Basics/3)
Required Question
Agency
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Address
613 North StreetHarrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120
Website
http://www.employment.pa.gov


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