New job Employment Programs Specialist, Senior-WorkForce WV/UC-Kanawha Co. in West Virginia

Employment Programs Specialist, Senior-WorkForce WV/UC-Kanawha Co.

Company : State of West Virginia
Salary : $31,146 - $57,620 a year
Location : West Virginia

Full Description

Nature of Work

WorkForce WV/Unemployment Compensation/UC Compliance and Enforcement/Kanawha Co. - Under general supervision, performs work at the advanced level by providing administrative coordination of and complex technical assistance in a component of a major statewide program, a statewide program in its entirety, or a major technical area specific to or characteristic of the Bureau of Employment Programs. Acts as liaison to facilitate problem resolution and assure compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations, laws, policies and procedures governing the program or technical area. Uses independent judgement in determining action taken in both the administrative and operational aspects of the area of assignment. Exercises considerable latitude in varying methods and procedures to achieve desired results. May supervise or act as lead worker. Performs related work as required. The Employment Programs Specialist, Senior is distringuished from the Employment Programs Specialist by the broader scope of administrative oversight and responsibility for planning and operational aspects of program or technical area. This level may function in a lead or supervisory capacity. Research accounts for compliance with State unemployment laws and issue appropriate compliance letters to various State and local government agencies. Research and investigate problem accounts and recommend follow-up to resolve. Communicate directly with employers, accountants and tax returns and deficient money. Serve as lead worker for complex accounts. Prepare and file criminal charges in Kanawha County Magistrate Court against habitually deliquent employers. Attend and testify at court hearings. Assist with normal collection activities on delinquent accounts during peak periods or cover extended absence of other staff members.

IMPORTANT: Your eligible score will be based on information provided in your application; therefore, make sure your application is detailed and complete. You may attach a resume and other documents; however, you should NEVER enter "See Resume" on the application. You MUST complete ALL parts of the application, including the Work Experience section.

(DIPLOMAS, DEGREES, etc.), TRAINING, or LICENSURE EARNED pertaining to this position BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THE POSTING, if not previously verified. It may ONLY be in the form of a copy of an OFFICIAL transcript or diploma. If you are claiming Veteran's preference, please submit “MEMBER 4” form and/or your VA Letter. DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE and you will not be considered for this vacancy. Please attach documents to the online application before submitting it. Or, you may email it to: or by FAX to 304-957-0396, or by mail to: WV Division of Personnel, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Building 3, Suite 500, Charleston, WV 25305.

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As a condition of employment, an inquiry into job-related information will be completed which may include, but not limited to, criminal records, abuse registry records, driving records, employment history, and education and training. Failing to cooperate with this process, providing false or incomplete information, and/or discovery of disqualifying information may result in denial of or dismissal from employment or denial of transfer irrespective of when discovered.

Minimum Qualifications

Training:Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university.

Substitution: Additional qualifying experience as described below may be substituted for the required training on a year-for-year basis.

Experience: Four years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience in providing technical or programmatic assistance to staff, users or participants in an employment programs related area. Two years of the qualifying experience must have been at a level consistent with the work performed at the Employment Programs Specialist level.


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