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Job Description

 The Job Matcher is responsible for curating well-aligned employment opportunities for the job seeker. Duties include meeting with the job seeker to understand their employment history, preferences, and priorities; consulting internal and external resources to source well-aligned openings; offering targeted resume and cover letter reviews; communicating with the Workforce Advisor about job seeker progress; and communicating with the Job Developer team about well-aligned leads and interest trends.

Job Duties:

  • Maintain a working knowledge of TANF and the PA Department of Human Services regulations. 

  • Ensure effective, accurate and coordinated communications with County Assistance Office personnel.

  • Network and establish working relationships with appropriate personnel at the County Assistance Offices, Community Agencies, Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Organizations and other agencies as needed.

  • Meet with job seeker to collect data relevant to job search (e.g., interests, goals, circumstances) 

  • Identify what supports the job seeker might need when searching for and applying to open positions

  • Track job seeker data in Job Search Tracker

  • Conduct job search on behalf of job seeker

  • Facilitate follow-up meeting(s) with job seeker on well-aligned openings for consideration, and to check the status of their job search progress 

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Skills & Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree and at least two years’ job development/sales experience. Appropriate experience (sales, job development) and/or special training may be substituted in lieu of college degree

  • Working knowledge of job search resources:

  • External job search engines (e.g., Indeed, Glassdoor, Monster.com)

  • System-wide resources (e.g., PA CareerLink® Job Search, leads from Business Service Reps)

  • PA CareerLink® resources (e.g., workshops, labs, Job Developer relationships)

  • Willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and Saturdays.

  • Some inner city travel required. Car preferred.

 

 

 

JEVS Human Services is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities.  The Agency will not engage in or tolerate unlawful discrimination (including any form of unlawful harassment) on account of a person’s gender, gender identity, age, race, color, religion, creed, sexual preference or orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military status, veteran status, handicap, disability, or membership in any other protected group.  Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply; reasonable accommodations will be provided.

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