Santa Ana Employment – Senior Special Employment Counselor

Website City of Santa Ana

Job Description:

The City of Santa Ana is looking for individuals who are results-oriented, possess great attitudes, demonstrate creativity and innovation, work efficiently, show a record of success and have a PASSION for public service. Having the best employees provides the best service to the community.

This is a part-time at-will assignment. Bilingual pay is an additional $1.01/hr is applicable. This recruitment is open until further notice and can close at any time and without notice.


Job Responsibilities:

Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of responsible workforce development program duties to ensure achievement of program goals.  Determines applicant eligibility for various workforce development programs. Carry a caseload of youth clients; advises clients of career and training opportunities; and develops client’s employment plan.  Assesses, advises and directs participants on job search activities and techniques; develops sources of employment and identifies job opportunities appropriate for program participants. Inputs, posts, and verifies department payroll. Operates a personal computer and a variety of office equipment, which may include calculators, fax, and copy machine. Participates cooperatively in work team activities and performs other related tasks as required. 

Job Requirements:

Some experience in workforce development programs is preferred. College level coursework in psychology, sociology, human services, counseling, or other related subjects may be used to meet minimum qualifications, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which results in the following knowledge and abilities:

basic interviewing techniques and employment market; public and private agencies providing resources to assist with workforce development; basic job development methods and processes; basic techniques to obtain labor market data/employment market in Orange County; and skilled in the operation of personal computer, including the use of Microsoft Office software applications.

communicate effectively with participants and employers; establish and maintain effective working relationships with workforce partners, co-workers, clients, and the general public; use tact and diplomacy when dealing with clients of diverse economic and cultural backgrounds. Some experience in matching participants capabilities with placement opportunities and direct participants to most appropriate placement.  Work independently and carry out projects and responsibilities with minimal supervision.

Job Details:

Company: City of Santa Ana

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Santa Ana, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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