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Workforce Consultant

Department of Labor

Open for Recruitment: September 7, 2017 - September 28, 2017
Announcement # 08856044562
Salary Range: $15.00 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Hailey

This announcement will be used to fill the current opening in the Hailey office only. 

This is a temporary, part-time, non-benefited position. 

This position will work Monday - Wednesday, 8:30am - 1:30pm; 15 hours per week.

New announcements will be published for specific locations as vacancies occur.  Previous applications for this position will not be considered for this vacancy.

While this announcement may be used to fill both regular and bilingual openings, the ability to speak both Spanish and English fluently is strongly desired.  Preference may be given to those applicants who speak both Spanish and English fluently (see question #13 on the exam).  

Temporary appointments may be made from this announcement.  Temporary appointments serving at least one thousand forty (1,040) hours of continuous service, may be hired as an entrance probationary employee without further examination for the same classification and location as announced.

SALARY: Starting salary is $15.00 hourly.  This position is used as a training position for Workforce Consultant, Senior (Starting salary for Workforce Consultant, Senior is $15.41hourly).


The Workforce Consultant position provides services in employment and training programs, including employer/business and job seeker services such as recruiting, placement, retention and case management. Workforce Consultants can also specialize in the following areas:

  • ES generalist which specializes in a variety of employment-related matters and programs. This includes drafting and reviewing quality job listings, contacting employers to develop job and training opportunities, preparing and conducting job search and interview sessions for candidates, and using internal and external tools such as “Idaho Works”, America's Job Link Alliance (AJLA), Help Wanted On-Line (HWOL), and directing employers to identify job openings and secure placements.
  • WIOA case manager coordinates program referrals, assessments, and participant selections with other staff.  Carries an appropriate caseload of participants from initial assessment through follow up, utilizing the case management process to determine and provide the appropriate level of service required for customers through initial assessment, on-going assessment, planning, intervention, and follow-up.  Provides coaching on career opportunities and pathways. Coordinates with other One Stop system partners when appropriate. Negotiates and manages on-the-job training, classroom training, and work experience contracts. Contacts work/training sites to encourage participation and build partnerships.  Explains program benefits to business, participant and community and discusses the requirements of each.  Develops job/training descriptions and contracts, secures necessary signatures.  Works with business and education to match participant to appropriate high demand, high paying positions and/or work/training sites.  Monitors progress of contract to assure conformity with agreement on the part of each partner.  Responsible for appropriate monitoring of participant enrollments, placements, obligations, expenditures and retention to ensure compliance with allocation restraints and performance goals. This will be 100% of their time.

To learn more about the Department of Labor, please visit our website at:  It is our hope that the information we provide will assist you in becoming more familiar with the wide variety of services available through our network of twenty-five local offices.


  • Experience conducting in-depth fact-finding interviews and documenting findings;
  • assessing and documenting client/customer needs;
  • assisting emotional, difficult, or confrontational people and individuals from varying socio/economic/cultural backgrounds;
  • interpreting and applying regulations or policies and explaining them to others;
  • determining eligibility or qualifications for programs and services and preparing written eligibility decisions;
  • organizing and presenting training to customers;
  • preparing written communication;
  • operating a personal computer with knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • EXAMINATION: Self-Rating Examination. You will receive a score based on your answers to the self-rating examination. You must receive a minimum rating of 70 to pass this examination. Notification of your test results will be available online, after the closing date, when the review process is complete. Scores are valid for 45 days, and will be used for the current recruitment only.

    To preview the examination, click on Preview Exam below. You will not be able to take the exam from this screen. If you wish to take the exam, click the Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided.

    HOW TO APPLY: Click on the Apply Online  button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position. Copy and paste your customized resume into the field provided under the Qualifications & Exams section of the Application Checklist.

     When updating your online application information, please select: Department of Labor under "Agencies"; Temporary employment under "Job Type/Shift"; and Hailey under "Cities".


Preview Exam

At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.