SENIOR EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING SPECIALIST

Job Specifications

Class Code: SH2

Analyst: JAD, OM, CL

Date Originated:

2/85

Dates Revised:

8/86, 1/88, 11/22


SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

DEFINITION

Under direction, plan, organize and supervise the work of a unit of Employment & Training Specialists, who are engaged as case managers for one or more public assistance programs.† This includes training, directing, assigning prioritizing, and evaluating the work of subordinate staff. This classification may also work directly with program participants, which may include the following: assess strengths and barriers; develop individualized plans; identify and refer clients for employment and training opportunities; refer clients to community partners for barrier-removal services; identify and authorize supportive services; monitor attendance and participation; and perform other work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Senior Employment and Training Specialist: Positions in this class serve as supervisors with the responsibility of training and reviewing the work of subordinate staff.

TYPICAL TASKS


EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Knowledge of:

Some Knowledge of:

Ability to:

Training and Experience: Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be:

Two years of experience[1] in career, vocational, or employment counseling and successful completion of fifteen (15) semester units in psychology, sociology, counseling, career planning, testing and measurements or related courses. A Masterís Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation, Counseling, Industrial Psychology, or a closely related field may be substituted for six months of the required experience.

or

One year of experience equivalent to Employment and Training Specialist II in Santa Cruz County.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License, or the incumbent must be able to provide suitable transportation approved by the appointing authority.

ORIG: 2/85
REV: 8/86, 1/88, 11/22
JAD, OM, CL
DISC#2-SH1

 



[1] Supervisory experience is highly desirable.