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Job Posting: Employment Program Representative - Local Veterans' Employment Representative

Employment Development Department

JC-267391
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Employment Program Representative - Local Veterans' Employment Representative
EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE

$3,448.00 - $5,366.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 9/18/2021

Job Description and Duties

The Employment Program Representative (EPR)-Local Veterans' Employment Representative (LVER) serves as an active member of the Business Services Team and conducts employer outreach and job development on behalf of all veterans within the AJCC.

Conducts job development activities in local community that will assist the AJCC in connecting employers with qualified veterans. Conducts employer outreach and coordinates with unions, apprenticeship programs and businesses or business organizations to promote and secure employment and training programs for veterans. In conjunction with contacting employers, conducts job searches and workshops, and establishes resume searches to fill current openings with qualified veteran candidates.
Duties include, one-on-one career coaching, group presentations, directing clients in a professional and courteous manner, assisting clients to complete their CalJOBSSM registration, record services provided in CalJOBSSM, professionally evaluate clients' needs, make appropriate referrals, and work on projects and work groups. Additional responsibilities include representing EDD at events, attend meetings and training, and provide assistance to other offices. Ideal candidates will possess critical thinking, analytical skills, social awareness, and excellent writing skills.

If you are looking for an opportunity to work with the public, analyze customer needs, coordinate job fairs/events, apply marketing skills, identify solutions, and pay attention to detail, then this is the job for you.

Per the Governor's Office of California, the Employment Development Department is considered an essential department. This position requires local in-person workload, though some telework may be available. This position's office follows the recommended safety guidance from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Center of Disease Control (CDC).

Position may include a monthly $250 geographic recruitment and retention pay differential.

If you have questions about the actual position, please contact the “Hiring Unit Contact” listed below under Contact Information.

Position exists in Santa Ana ARU 042.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

Travel may be required.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-267391
Position #(s):
280-042-9194-038
Working Title:
Employment Program Representative - Local Veterans' Employment Representative
Classification:
EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE
$3,448.00 - $4,113.00 A
$3,733.00 - $4,672.00 B
$4,286.00 - $5,366.00 C
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Orange County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time
Work Shift:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Work Week:
Monday - Friday

Department Information

The Employment Development Department (EDD) is one of the largest State departments with employees at hundreds of service locations. For more than 70 years, the EDD has connected millions of job seekers and employers in an effort to build the economy of the Golden State. In order to continue our mission, we are constantly looking for the best and the brightest to join our ranks. Working at EDD presents many opportunities. If you strive to make a difference, we invite you to seek a career with EDD. 

Department Website: http://www.edd.ca.gov

Special Requirements

Must provide a completed State Application (STD 678), Resume, College Transcripts or Diploma, and a DD214.

Frequent travel for meetings, trainings, and coverage for other offices within the cluster may be required. Frequent use of a state vehicle may be required. Must be a qualified veteran.

A background investigation may be required.

Must be a Qualified Veteran or Eligible Spouse. Must submit a copy of their DD214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty as well as any supporting documentation administered by The Department of Veterans Affairs showing service-connected disability (if applicable). Applications received without the required forms will not be considered.

It is strongly encouraged to apply through your CalCareer Account at www.calcareers.ca.gov.

Please only submit ONE application. Electronic applications submitted through your CalCareer Account are highly recommended and will be received/processed faster than other methods of filing. 

If you are unable to apply electronically through your CalCareer account, please mail a completed and signed State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 and application package to the mailing address provided in the “Application Instructions” section below and ensure the following:

  • Clearly indicate the Job Code #, Position Number and the Classification Title of this position in the “Examination or Job Title(s) For Which You Are Applying” section located on the first page of your State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678.
  • Clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility (list, transfer, reinstatement, etc.) in the “Explanations” section located on the first page of your State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678.
  • Remove and do not submit the “Equal Employment Opportunity” questionnaire (page 5) with your completed State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678. This page is for examination use only.
  • Do not include your full Social Security Number on your documents and/or do not provide any LEAP information.   

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 9/18/2021

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s).

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Employment Development Department
Attn: Job Control # 267391
Human Resource Services Division, MIC 54
PO Box 826880
Sacramento, CA 94280-0001

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Employment Development Department
Attn: Job Control # 267391
EDD/Human Resource Services Division (6th floor solar)
722 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Degree and/or School Transcripts
  • Other - A DD 214 is required and must be included. Must be a qualified Veteran or eligible spouse.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
  • A Class C Driver's License is desired
  • PC skills
  • Analytical and Critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Desire to make a difference in people's lives and help them find work
  • Self-starter and time management skills
  • Sound judgment
  • Excellent written and Verbal communication skills
  • Must be resourceful and have diplomacy in dealing with the public
  • A passion for working in workforce development and contributing to the economic vitality of California!

Benefits

Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website, www.calhr.ca.gov, and the CalPERS website, www.calpers.ca.gov.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website: http://www.edd.ca.gov
Hiring Unit Contact:
Thach Dinh
(714) 565-2677
Thach.Dinh@edd.ca.gov

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
EEO Officer
(916) 654-8434
EEOMail@edd.ca.gov
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Background Investigations Requirement

The position(s) may require an applicant to pass a background investigation.

The investigation will consist of completion of a personal history statement and fingerprinting checks with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice, and/or local law enforcement agencies.

During the background investigation, the Employment Development Department (EDD) may review information to verify your compliance with EDD benefit programs. EDD benefit programs include payments issued to individuals for Unemployment Insurance, Disability Insurance, and Paid Family Leave. Non-compliance represents overpayments that were issued by the EDD to individuals due to inaccurate and/or fraudulent information provided by the individual. Any failure to comply with EDD benefit programs may prevent you from being hired at the EDD.

Additional Department Information

The Employment Development Department may require a new probation in accordance with applicable probationary period rules.

Click on the link to complete the Employment Development Department Recruitment Survey: EDD Recruitment Survey

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off