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Type of Apprenticeship: Registered

Program Design: Hybrid

SOC Code: 13-1151.00 - Training and Development Specialists

Location: Joplin

$20.91 / hr

Credentials Received

  • Certification

Additional Certifications Received

Certified Workforce Development Professional

Program Description

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Promote Job Center services opportunities, and benefits and features of such, to customers and prospective customers based on customer needs, goals, and services eligibility requirements.
  • Conduct regional outreach activities to locate job seekers and employers through contacts with local resource providers, as needed.
  • Proactively coordinate with partners to provide comprehensive services to job seekers and employers.
  • Provide programmatically specific services such as: Trade Act, Unemployment Insurance, Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) and other re-employment programs, as needed.
  • Accept and record job orders from employers.
  • Pre-screen applicants meeting the employer order specifications and make appropriate referrals to employers.
  • May facilitate workshops, WorkKeys, Talify, etc. for job seekers.
  • Assist job seekers in automated job searches.
  • Classify all job orders and applicant’s qualifications using skill codes.
  • Contact employers, identify their labor needs and problems, develop a plan of service, promote State initiatives, etc. as needed.
  • Inform employers and community organizations of Job Center services; attend and conduct Job Fairs
  • Develop job opportunities with employers for qualified job seekers.
  • Provide basic vocational and career guidance to job seekers regarding job choice, job change, or job adjustment and retention, as well as, resume writing and interviewing techniques
  • Assist applicants in evaluating their vocational needs and formulate a vocational plan to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Complete apprenticeship program
  • Perform other related work as assigned.
  • Demonstrate regular and reliable attendance.

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Requirements or Restrictions

  • Must have a valid Missouri Driver’s license.    
  • On a weekly basis, a minimum of 10% within the assigned service counties to conduct outreach to community-based organizations as needed. This will generally consist of day travel with occasional overnight travel.


Length of Program

Position is full time with up to 2 years of On-the- Job Learning with 153 hours of supplemental education course work. 

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