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Jobcorps: Career Transition Counselor


This is a Full-time position in Pittsburgh, PA posted April 10, 2021.

Career Transition CounselorJob SummaryReports to the Career Transition Services (CTS) Director.

Responsible for counseling WPA CTS assignees in all aspects of career transition, job search skills, job placement issues, job retention and Job Corps CTS services and requirements.

Responsible for securing placement data for assignees and identifying assignees who are no longer employed or in school and ensure reconnection with another placement, school, or military within the service window.Responsibilities and Duties1.

Demonstrates and abides by ODLE Core Values and operating principles.2.

Meets monthly CTS goals established by the contract and management.3.

Conducts interviews with students preparing to exit the center.

Provides re orientation and further focus on job search techniques.4.

Creates and maintains a caseload of active assignee files, establishing a tickler system for caseload management.

Maintains bi-weekly or monthly contact through telephone and/or in person and documents all actions in CTS case notes.5.

Attends meetings that involve Career Transition student/process issues.6.

Visits classrooms and trade shops to familiarize students with CTS processes, employability skills, career preparation, job search, job retention, etc.

Familiarizes students with military, school and job opportunities and offers.7.

Provides workshops to exiting students and assigned caseload.

Assists center staff with the planning and execution of job fairs and career days.8.

Maintains linkages with military services, One Stops and other external resources; maintains job banks; secures and posts job leads; sets up job interviews; arranges transportation assistance and other support services.

Performs job development by screening leads from newspaper classifieds, telephone, personal contacts, referrals, internet, and other youth service organizations.9.

Ensures that all necessary licenses, certificates, transcripts and/or any pertinent document that will aid in job search are completed prior to student’s exit.10.

Ensures that accurate contact information is obtained from exiting students and that their files are continually updated.

Initiates transfers for students relocating outside of the WPA zone.11.

Identifies support services needed for independent living; makes referrals to support services agencies.

Develops and maintains a resource center for support services.12.

Participates in the students’ Career Assessment Panel.13.

Ensures assignee checks are distributed in a timely manner and informs assignees of processes related to payments.14.

Meets regularly with center staff that can assist with students Pending Placement to facilitate contact and placement information.15.

Ensures that all Personally Identifiable Information (including DOL-issued laptop) is securely stored at all times.16.

Ensures that all value items are secured and accurately distributed to assignees.17.

Initiates contact with “former enrollee” assignees prior to their exiting the center, or soon afterwards.18.

Utilizes 678 data and the CTS system for informational resources; utilizes all resources available for placement opportunities.19.

Upon learning of a lost placement, intensifies contact frequency and presents job offers to contacted students.

Reminds students of importance of job search and job retention.20.

Completes and submits data forms for processing for all identified placements.Qualifications and SkillsMust have bachelor’s degreeMust have one year of experience in sales or marketing.Must have experience working with youth.Valid State driver’s license in the state of employment with acceptable driving record.Benefits and PerksYou would not only have a great and dedicated team to work with, but you would also be eligible to take advantage of a comprehensive benefit plan to include: Medical, Dental Vision, Life Insurance, Employer match 401k, Paid Holidays and Paid Days off.Pittsburgh Job Corps OverviewWant to make a difference in a young person’s life?

This is a position that is very rewarding in training and mentoring at risk youth.Job Corps is a government-funded, no cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S.

Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth between the ages of 16-24 improve the quality of their lives through academic and career technical training.

Job Corps’ mission is to attract eligible young people, teach them the skills they need to become employable and independent, and place them in meaningful jobs or further education.Odle Management and CSD are leaders in workforce development operating Job Corps Centers throughout the U.S.

and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Female/Minority/Disabled/Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Odle Management and CSD make reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment.

Contact Human Resources at 412-441-8700 to request a reasonable accommodation