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Title:  Re-Employment Assistance Program Coordinator - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  Open Until Filled
Req ID:  10222
Department:  Labor
Location: 

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $23.67
Overview

The Vermont Department of Labor is seeking a self-motivated, detail-oriented manager for the Re-Employment Assistance (RESEA) Unit in the Unemployment Insurance Division. This position oversees approximately 7 - 10 individuals who are primarily responsible for assisting unemployment insurance claimants in reemployment efforts and eligibility monitoring to help those individuals find reemployment. The position works collectively with a dynamic management team of approximately 10 other managers. The efforts of this unit are critical in ensuring the UI Division is operating in accordance with requisite laws, rules, and policies as we serve the critical role of assisting Vermonters in a very distressed time of needing unemployment.

The RESEA Coordinator is responsible for the State of Vermont Department of Labor RESEA Program.  The RESEA Program has four purposes: 

1. Reduce UI duration through improved employment outcomes
2. Strengthen UI program integrity
3. Promote alignment with the vision of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
4. Establish RESEA as an entry point to other workforce system partners.

Examples of job duties include:
 

  • Supervises staff of RESEA facilitators
    • Establishes goals and performance standards for team members;
    • Conducts routine one-one meetings with staff;
    • Submit quarterly performance reports;
    • Trains, assigns, and reviews the work of staff.
  • Develops and implements the Department's reemployment strategies for UI claimants across the State of Vermont.
  • Ensures correct and consistent application of State and federal laws, case law, policies, and procedures in providing reemployment services and monitoring UI eligibility.
  • Develops, recommends, and implements procedures to enhance the consistency and accuracy of the RESEA Program functions.
  • Advises the Director or administrative superior on policy changes, precedents, and procedural changes.
Who May Apply

This position, Re-Employment Assistance Program Coordinator (Job Requisition #10222), is open to all State employees and external applicants. It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs.

This position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days. Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, departments may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact angela.rouelle@vermont.gov
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed primarily in a standard office setting. Travel will be required for which private means of transportation must be available. Incumbents may be required to deal with angry claimants or employers on disputed claims.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree AND three (3) year or more in unemployment compensation, employment services, labor/industrial relations, or legal work OR in the field of human resources with a concentration in benefits or labor relation, investigation, or federal/state unemployment compensation laws and regulations INCLUDING one (1) year or more of direct supervisory experience.

OR

Associate's degree AND five (5) years or more in unemployment compensation, employment services, labor/industrial relations, or legal work OR in the field of human resources with a concentration in benefits or labor relations, investigation, or federal/state unemployment compensation laws and regulations INCLUDING two (2) years or more of direct supervisory experience.

OR

High School diploma or equivalent AND seven (7) years or more in unemployment compensation, employment services, labor/industrial relations, or legal work OR in the field of human resources with a concentration in benefits or labor relation, investigation, or federal/state unemployment compensation laws and regulations INCLUDING three (3) years or more of direct supervisory experience.

Total Compensation
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.


Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier