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Listing No. 69723 posted on 15 Aug (Expires on 14 Sep)

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Opening Date: August 16, 2019

Closing Date:  August 30, 2019


General Description

The Career Counselor will be responsible for determining the eligibility of persons applying to receive assistance from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program.  The Counselor will be responsible for conducting participant intake, orientation and formal and informal assessments as well as entering participant and other data into required management information systems.  Job entails utilization of job search and career counseling tools and resources.  Knowledge of workforce and career preparation programs and services is preferred. Bilingual (fluent) in Spanish highly preferred.



  • Provide case management services to WIOA Act eligible program

    clients; Maintain case files to ensure participant progress is documented and

    compliant to applicable WIOA regulations

  • Assists in the development and implementation of an Individual Services Strategy

    (employment plan) for each participant; determination of supportive services


  • Direct and monitor client involvement and progress in program activities

    (i.e. basic skills upgrade, work-readiness activities, training)

  • Complete all required reporting and management information systems paperwork

    and documentation related to participant’s enrollment, activity and completion of


  • Provide career and educational guidance, career planning and placement services;

    refer clients to jobs listed in Maryland Workforce Exchange system

  • Assist participants in resume preparation, job search and interviewing readiness

  • Responsible for client job placement assistance and follow-up services

  • Conduct career assessments

  • Provide program orientation


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of electronic, print and other resources used to support career and job search preparation

  • Job matching and placement skills; transferable skills analysis

  • Ability to work within deadlines, manage multiple assignments and priorities within a fast paced environment

  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills necessary

  • Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment in carrying out responsibilities

  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft office applications and the Internet

  • Ability to work in a fast paced rapidly changing environment

  • Experience administering standardized career and basic skills testing instruments

  • Data entry and record keeping

  • Ability to demonstrate the Southern Maryland JobSource mission, vision and core values in the performance of position duties.  Our values include accountability, respect, integrity, responsiveness, and knowledge.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned


    Education and Experience

    Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or related human services field. Direct work experience on a year-for-year basis may be substituted for required post-secondary education.  Bilingual (fluent) in Spanish highly preferred. Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) or Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) certifications highly preferred, but not required.  Experience with federal laws and regulations pertaining to WIOA strongly preferred.


    Special Requirements – Conditions of Employment

  • Daily access to a vehicle

  • Clean driving record

  • Clean background check

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as required

  • The Council is committed to providing the necessary equipment to perform this job. Employees are required to have electronic equipment provided by the Council. Employees are responsible for the equipment and replacement and will sign a form agreeing to this condition.

  • May be required to work in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s Counties



Starting salary range based on education and experience - $41,774-$46,560. Excellent benefits.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, and three references to


Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland

P.O. Box 745

Hughesville, MD 20637

The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer


  • Listing No.
  • 69723
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  • So. Maryland
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Advertiser: council
Member Since: Sep 15, 2015
  Hughesville, Maryland
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