Southwest Key Programs Inc.

  • TANF Job Developer

    Location US-TX-Brownsville
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    2018-10371
    # Positions
    1
  • Job Summary:

    The Job Developer is responsible for developing job opportunities for Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) job seekers. The Job Developer works closely with center management and staff to identify TANF job seekers who possess the necessary skills and experience to fill job openings with hiring employers. Work involves development of subsidized and unsubsidized employment opportunities, including On-the-Job Training (OJT), internships and apprenticeships. The goal for job seekers served is employment at or above self-sufficiency wage. The Job Developer will also accept and process WorkInTexas (WIT) applications and ensure completeness and quality.

    Essential Functions:


    • Engage new employers and maintain relationships with existing employers who are willing to hire TANF job seekers.

    • Develop specific job opportunities that match job seeker’s skills, work experience, related training and interests.

    • Screen and match job seekers with employment opportunities that match skills, work experience and interests.

    • Customize job seeker resumes to fit identified opportunities.

    • Assist job seekers in developing a resume and conduct mock interviews to help prepare job seekers for interviews.

    • Develop subsidized and unsubsidized employment opportunities.

    • Establish employer worksite agreements, as needed.

    • Schedule daily prospecting/cold calls and face-to-face meetings with employers.

    • Perform data entry, screening/referral, and verification on employer job orders into agency data systems.

    • Coordinate with center management and staff to develop jobs that meet job seeker and employer needs.

    • Educate employers with orientation of center program and services.

    • Performs other job-related duties and responsibilities that will be assigned from time to time.

    Other Functions:


    • Travel to conduct outreach and attend meetings, training, and other activities

    • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    Bachelors degree (preferred), plus a minimum three years of work experience in inside or outside sales, including account management experience in the private sector, or human resources recruitment. One additional year of full-time qualifying experience may be substituted for each year (30 credit hours) of the required education, up to 60 credit hours. Must have at least 60 college hours. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to data enter and extract information in an accurate and timely manner to meet deadlines. Must have personal reliable transportation to use in the performance of duties. Maintaining a professional appearance and attire is required.


     


    Preferred:



    • Previous experience with WIT and The Workforce Information System of Texas (TWIST) data systems.

    • Must be willing and able to work occasional evenings and weekends.

    • Bilingual (English/Spanish).


    Certificates and Licenses Required:


    A valid Texas motor vehicle operator’s license.

    Physical Demands:


    • Must be able to read, write, and communicate both verbally and in written form to express and exchange ideas.

    • While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee must be able to access all components of work station and other office equipment.

    • Frequent typing, writing, bending and twisting.

    • Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds.

    Work Environment:

    Includes both a typical office environment, with minimal exposure to excessive noise or adverse environmental issues, and local travel, including exposure to heat, cold, inclement weather conditions, and occasional environmental hazards

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