Crawford County Eligibility Referral Specialist 2
Conducts appraisals, assessments and reassessments for the Agency’s Jobs Unit. Provides in-depth counseling to help clients solve problems which prevent employment by counseling with the clients in FAET or OWF program. Completes employability plans and self sufficiency agreements with clients and potential clients. After discussing employment history, education, family situation, barriers, supportive services and any other needs, assist in setting goals, and objectives to become self-sufficient. Assists with employment by providing current job leads and resume worksheets. Make appropriate referrals for supportive services, counseling (family and/or individual), GED, medical, housing, driver’s license, education, PRC, and other community services. Coordinates efforts with other agencies by selecting and referring eligible applicants to special programs or services. Performs follow-up activities on all referrals.
Performs case management, activities for FAET and/or OWF participants. Maintains case files, participant rosters, and takes appropriate action on cases. Monitors participation of clients work activities.
Prepares reports, statistical summaries, and other documents for submission to supervisor. Attends training activities, seminars, workshops or meetings related to Work Programs or other job related function. Performs other duties required by supervisor or administration. An essential function of this position is regular and predictable attendance.
One year of experience as an Eligibility/Referral Specialist 1, 30121. OR two years’ experience as Unit Support Worker 2, 30112. OR completion of undergraduate major core coursework in behavioral science, social science or education, one course or six months experience in interviewing techniques, and one course or six months experience in typing, keyboarding, or word processing. OR completion of two years of technical education in behavioral science or social science, one course or six months experience in interviewing techniques, and one course or six months experience in typing, keyboarding, or word processing. OR two courses or one year of experience in behavioral science, social science, or customer service techniques, one course or six months experience in business mathematics, one course or six months experience in business English, one course or six months experience in interviewing techniques, and one course or six months experience in typing, keyboarding or word processing. OR education, training and/or experience in an amount equal to the Minimum Qualifications stated above.
Unusual Working Conditions/Hazards:
The incumbent is responsible for placing clients into appropriate programs and keeping track of their progress. However, they are not directly responsible for the safety of others. The incumbent also works in an office setting where the probability of injuries is low. The office setting, like most offices, may be slightly dirty or noisy at times.
Apply by submitting an application and resume during the posting dates to: Crawford County Job and Family Services, Attn: Human Resources, 224 Norton Way, Bucyrus, OH 44820
OR Fax 419-563-9797
OR Email Andrea.Truex@jfs.ohio.gov.
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