Employment Specialist (Ingham County)

Capital Area Michigan Works!   Lansing, MI   Full-time     Human Resources
Posted on November 21, 2022
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Employment Specialist (Ingham County)

Job Description

As our Employment Specialist (Ingham County), you will help job seekers develop effective job search strategies so that they can obtain employment.

Every day, you will:

Provide excellent customer service (in person and via telephone) to employers, job seekers, and visitors;

Assist job seekers and employers in using the Pure Michigan Talent Connect web site, including troubleshooting, problem solving and computer problems;

Review resumes, cover letters, thank you letters, reference lists;

Share effective interview techniques;

Operate the Reemployment program (RESEA) for Ingham County.

Capital Area Michigan Works! is a network of resources for employers and career seekers. We partner with businesses to develop recruiting and retention strategies, and we partner with job seekers to enhance education and career opportunities. Capital Area Michigan Works! is a proud partner of the American Job Center network. Our three American Job Centers in Charlotte, Lansing and St. Johns provide mid-Michigan employers and career seekers with the best resources to fulfill their employment needs.

In a typical day, you might…

Meet and assist a wide variety of people;

Provide information on community resources, career development, and the current labor market;

Use computer skills in PC Window applications, Microsoft Office suite, database software, internet, and social media;

Navigate the OSMIS database;

Maintain the monthly workshops Calendar for the Capital Area Michigan Works! location in Clinton County;

Add events on the Camw.org calendar;

Work independently and as a valuable team member;

Use your Business Solutions Professional (BSP) and/or Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) certification (if applicable).

$35,000-40,000 per year

Additional Requirements

To thrive in this job, you must enjoy helping others, have strong computer skills, problem solving and teamwork.

For your safety, keep this in mind…

You will need to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.

Regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards is expected.

Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone and in person.