Overview

Supplemental Information
Workforce Development Specialist1 – WAE
Office of Workforce Development
Division: Foreign Labor
Location: Lafayette, LA

  • Announcement #: LWC163271-9-16-22KK*

Position: 50530429

This position will be filled as a WAE only. This posting is for multiple vacancies.

This position will be filled as a WAE/part-time (WHEN ACTUALLY EMPLOYED) position without benefits, working an average of between 24-30 hours per week. The employee is prohibited from working more than 1245 hours within a 12 month period. The employee will ONLY be paid for ACTUAL HOURS WORKED.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is an equal employment opportunity employer and serves as a model employer for individuals with disabilities. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities * TDD# 800-259-5154

LWC does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, disability, age, or pregnancy, and prohibits harassment of any type.

For further information about this vacancy contact:
Kedrick Kennedy
Human Resources Analyst
Louisiana Workforce Commission
kkennedy@lwc.la.gov

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
A baccalaureate degree.

SUBSTITUTIONS:
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.

Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:

A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

NOTE:
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

FUNCTION OF WORK:
To provide professional support services for Workforce Development programs.

LEVEL OF WORK:
Entry.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Close from higher-level Workforce Development personnel.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
None.

LOCATION OF WORK:
May be used by state agencies with workforce development functions.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:
Differs from other Workforce Development Specialists by the type and complexity of program services provided and the supervision received.

Examples of Work

EXAMPLES LISTED BELOW INCLUDE BRIEF SAMPLES OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. PLEASE NOTE THAT NOT ALL TASKS ARE INCLUDED.

Performs entry-level professional duties for workforce development programs such as membership, skills development, recruitment/job placement, and business services.

Provides entry-level professional support for Workforce Development programs such as examining, inspecting, investigating, tracking of trends, and/or researching program activity for a Workforce Development statewide program. Advise supervisor of matters which might indicate program abuse.

Answers general questions regarding assigned programs to assist local offices, employers, and applicants. Assists with general technical problems and advises on program policies and procedures.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $2,158.00 – $4,240.00 per month