Career and Employment Consultant
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Sunday, May 12, 2013
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A successful society is defined by its people and the opportunities available for them to fully and actively participate in all aspects of life and provide for their families. Human Services works to foster a society in which families are secure and resilient, individuals have safe, sustainable employment, vulnerable Albertans have the supports they require, and no one is left behind. You can be part of helping us make a difference!
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The Westlock Alberta Works office is looking for a professional to be part of a team that works together to reach our goal of helping to build Alberta's workforce. If you are a positive and energetic team player and believe in value based decision making, this may be the opportunity for you.
As a Career and Employment Consultant for the Westlock office, you will be proactive in strengthening the Alberta labour market by guiding and assisting individual Albertans with career and educational planning, as well as supporting individuals with job search activities and determining eligibility for Alberta Works program funding. By assessing career and employment needs and applying relevant labour market information, you will assist individuals in making informed career choices to enhance their employability, economic, cultural and social well-being.
What our ideal candidate will bring to the table:
Initiative: Self-starter, constantly looking for ways to improve; reliable and hard-working, showing ownership for areas of responsibility.
Relationship Building: Develops and maintains win/win relationships and partnerships; builds effective working relationships, networks of contacts and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
Communication: Clearly conveying and receiving messages to meet the needs of all. The ability to choose a communication style that is both appropriate and effective for a given situation.
Decision Making: Informed decision making; ability to assess options and implications in order to identify a solution.
Teamwork: Working cooperatively and productively with others to achieve results.
A related University Degree and at least two years of progressively responsible related experience. Education in the Career Development or Social Services area is preferred. Experience in assisting a wide range of individuals with their career planning and work search is also preferred. Equivalencies such as a related two-year diploma with at least four years of related experience will also be considered.
$2,420.93 ? $3,175.47 bi-weekly ($63,186 - $82,879 annually).
This is a four (4) month temporary position with the possibility of extension.
Final candidates may be required to undergo a security screening. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification.
How to Apply
ONLINE APPLICATIONS ARE PREFERRED. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition. If you apply online, please ensure your cover letter and resume are submitted as one file.
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Debra Sawatzky c/o: Alberta Human Services, 4th floor, Provincial Building, 9915 Franklin Avenue, Fort McMurray, AB, T9H 2K4, email to my attention to AEI.CalgaryHR@gov.ab.ca or fax: 780-743-7474.
Please see the attached position description for a detailed list of the job responsibilities:
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