WorkSource Oregon Business Service Analyst - Lafayette - job 957767

Employment Department

Date: 07/22/2021

City: Lafayette, Oregon

Salary: $3,676 - 5,618 per month

Employment type: Full-time

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Employment Department

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$3,676.00 - $5,618.00

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Position Title:

WorkSource Oregon Business Service Analyst

Job Description:

***Multiple positions available. Can be worked from Salem, McMinnville, Albany, and Woodburn.***

Are you a self-starter with a passion for workforce development? Do you have the ability to build sustainable professional relationships and promote our agency’s mission and vision? I f so, please consider joining our team.

Every employee at the Oregon Employment Department (OED) is passionate about serving Oregonians and Oregon businesses. If you feel inspired and motivated by our mission, vision, and values, we invite you to join us in exceeding our customers’ expectations!

  • Our mission: to support business and promote employment. We do this by providing stability for Oregonians and communities during times of unemployment, by helping businesses find great workers and job seekers find employment, and by providing workforce and economic information to promote informed decision making.

  • Our vision: an Oregon where meaningful work enables the state’s diverse people and businesses to realize their full potential, creating prosperity in every community.

  • Our values: Integrity - We are trusted to keep our word, always acting with honesty and courage. Respect - We value diverse perspectives, assume good intent, and act with compassion. Community - We foster a sense of belonging for our employees, partners, and customers, creating positive impacts where we live and work.

What you will be doing!

Coordinate with business leaders, local board staff, regional solutions centers, workforce partners, economic development, and training providers to market industry-driven training opportunities and talent development options. This position serves as a primary resource for businesses to resolve employment-related needs, and becomes familiar with all of the community’s business resources and act as a referral point for business and workforce partners. Develop close relationships with businesses to ensure the workforce system is single point of contact to meet their needs for recruitment, selection and referral of job seekers for job listings.

In this position you will:

  • Attend various economic development, workforce partner and employer-planning meetings.

  • Make presentations to community and business groups.

  • Identify training needs and opportunities that will align job seekers’ skills with employer needs.

  • Under the direction of management, collaborate with workforce boards and training providers on training development.

  • Train employers and partner staff on the criteria, requirements, and philosophy of various programs such as employer tax credits/incentives and hiring of trade-affected customer groups.

  • Develop a marketing plan and strategy that includes partner involvement.

What’s in it for you!

  • A workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment, and encourages learning and mentoring.

  • Rewarding work in a fast-paced, creative environment with colleagues who are passionate about public service.

  • A workplace that fosters fairness, equity, and inclusion to maintain a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, veteran status, disability, or status as a victim of domestic violence, harassment, sexual assault, or stalking. This policy applies to every aspect of our employment practices, including recruitment, hiring, retention, promotion, and training.

  • Work/life balance, 10 paid holidays a year, and a competitive benefits package

What we are looking for !

  • Professional Potential & Achievement - To have a tendency to set and accomplish challenging goals while persisting in the face of significant obstacles.

  • Willingness to Learn/ Learns quickly: The tendency to learn from experience and being open to new experiences, seeking both positive and negative feedback, considering alternate courses of action, finding patterns and order in complex information, and pick up new information and techniques easily.

  • Responsibility – ability to commit to performing assigned tasks and to take responsibility for your actions

  • Deductive Reasoning – ability to draw logical conclusions and complete scenarios using incomplete information

  • Analyzes Information/Generates new ideas: Ability to identify key factors and integrate information to understand data or situations, and create innovative approaches.

  • Uses time efficiently – ability to manage your own time and deliver work on schedule

  • Works to high quality standards – willingness to complete every task with a high degree of quality

  • Adapts to change/Copes with uncertainty – ability to accept and adapt to changes without difficulty when roles and situations are not clearly defined.

  • Commitment to valuing diversity and promoting inclusion.

Required Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a degree related to the agency program that demonstrates the capacity for the knowledge and skills; OR

Any combination of experience or education equivalent to three years technical-level experience that typically supports the knowledge and skill requirements listed for the classification.

For a complete job description

Please make sure the minimum qualifications you have are clearly demonstrated in your application materials. Your application materials may be evaluated on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and presentation.

How to Apply :

  • External Applicants : Click on the “Apply” link above to fill out the online application and submit by the posted closing date. Please use the name you want us to address you by. You can upload your resume and the system will parse your information into the application.

  • Current State of Oregon employees (this includes temporary employees) OED/Statewide employees must apply through your employee Workday account.

  • Attach a resume and cover letter . Your cover letter must not exceed two (2) pages.

  • In addition to your related work experience and education, we will use the attributes and minimum qualifications listed under the “ What we are looking for ” section above to determine whom to interview. Please make sure the attributes and minimum qualifications you possess are clearly demonstrated in your cover letter and other application materials.

  • Warning! The system will timeout after 20 minutes of inactivity. You must submit your application after you begin the process. You cannot save your progress and come back to it later.

  • Important: Please monitor both your email and Workday account for updates regarding this recruitment. You may be asked to submit additional information after initial application.

Additional Information:

  • T his position is represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

  • This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

  • Important: Please ensure you’ve provided a thorough and updated application as it pertains to the position for which you are applying. The required application materials submitted at time of application will be used to determine salary based on a pay equity assessment. For further information, please visit the Pay Equity Project homepage.

  • The salary listed is the non-PERS qualifying salary range. If the successful candidate is PERS qualifying, the salary range will reflect the additional 6.95%. Please review the Classification and Compensation page for more details, or you may visit our website for information on Pay Equity.

  • United States Employment Eligibility : OED does not offer visa sponsorships. If you are hired, you will be required to fill out the US Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form confirming you are able to work in the US.

Remote Work Information:

Candidates may be approved for temporary remote work until the current COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Remote work suitability is evaluated based on business needs at the time of hire. Remote work approval can be revoked at any time.

Candidates are expected to:

  • Be able to report to one of the office locations listed in the job posting, as necessary.

  • Demonstrate access to a broadband internet connection that meets or exceeds the minimum acceptable requirements; OED IT Services will provide the necessary hardware to employees who are approved for remote work.

  • Have a private workspace.

  • Maintain good standing (i.e. no performance or attendance issues).

Veterans’ Preference:

To receive Veterans' Preference, you must complete the required Task that will be sent to your Workday account after successfully submitting your application. This Task will prompt you to provide the appropriate documentation. Please visit: Veterans Resources for additional information on required documentation.

Equity and Inclusion:

We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to maintain a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, veteran status, disability, or status as a victim of domestic violence, harassment, sexual assault, or stalking. This policy applies to every aspect of our employment practices, including recruitment, hiring, retention, promotion, and training.

  • View guidance our hiring managers use at the following website: View Equity and Inclusion Questions Used During Recruitments .

  • Please read more about our Gender Identity and Expression Procedure !

Criminal Records Check:

The Employment Department is committed to being a leader in providing its employees with fair and equal employment opportunities and recognizes that as a best practice in equity and inclusion, criminal background check policies shall be job related and consistent with business necessity. The agency will only consider information from the past four years (starting from the date of the arrest) for nonviolent offenses and the past seven years for violent offenses when conducting its own criminal records checks pursuant to Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) 125-007-0200 through 125-007-0330. For positions with authorized access to FBI Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) information, a separate criminal records check is conducted by the Oregon State Police. If you would like further information on how each criminal records check is conducted, please read our Criminal Records Check Policy or contact us at the number below with any questions.

Contact Information and Helpful Links:

  • If you have questions about the job announcement or need an alternate format to apply, please contact us at 503-947-1289; . Please be sure to include the job announcement number.

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