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HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM CONSULTANT I - 62000393

Requisition No:¬ 41590¬ 


Agency: Military Affairs


Working Title: HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM CONSULTANT I - 62000393


Position Number:¬ 62000393¬ 


Salary:¬  $34,501.48¬ 


Posting Closing Date: 09/25/2018¬ 


Directorate: FLORIDA YOUTH CHALLENGE ACADEMY


Work Location: Camp Blanding, Starke - FL


Total Compensation Package (including Salary, Benefits, Annual & Sick Leave): $ 51,000.00


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APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m. on closing date


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The Department of Military Affairs would like to announce a new vacant position in the capacity of Human Services Program Consultant I located at Camp Blanding, Starke - FL. The candidate must meet the below mentioned requirements. The Human Resources Office will be screening candidates in coordination with the hiring manager. Veterans' Preference is applicable for this position.


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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


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A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, or counseling is required AND¬ three (3) years of professional experience in counseling, social work, human services, case management, or related field


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OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION:


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Incumbent may infrequently be exposed to aggressive/hostile at-risk youth and/or upset parents/guardians.


Incumbent may frequently work outdoors, be subject to inclement weather and environmental conditions.


Incumbent may frequently work a non-standard work week.


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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


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The Human Services Program Consultant I provides personal counseling to cadets in processing personal issues; so, they may meet their goals, to include retention, counseling, administration and analysis of psychological indicators, as well as, referrals to outside services


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Provides vocational counseling to cadets in assessing possibilities for cadet placement, as well as follow through until cadet placement at graduation


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Consults with parents and act as a resource person on the growth and development of the cadets


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Teaches curriculum in life and job skills to enhance the cadet's opportunity to be successful at a job, in continued education or military, to include basic life skills for living and working


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Reviews applications and participate in the interview of prospective cadets to assist team members with determining whether or not the program is adequate for the child


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Assists with program orientation and interviews pertaining to education, when required


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Records and maintain personal and confidential documents for cadet's files according to FLYCA procedures


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Provides placement services to students by assisting them in making appropriate choices of schools, courses of study and transition preparation from FLYCA to secondary education, vocational schools or employment


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Provides liaison services between community service office representatives and the FLYCA


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Conducts community outreach and extracurricular activities; as desired, such as participation in anger management classes and other committees offered at FLYCA


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Provides guidance and support to cadets in dual-enrollment program


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Provides direct liaison with St. John's River State College and adjunct instructor on a continuous basis to maintain a seamless flow of classes during cadet's residential phase


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Assists cadets who qualify for admissions and counsel cadets concerning any potential entrance exams


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Coordinates class load for dual-enrollment and schedule dates for classes


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Responsible for inventory of textbooks and any photocopied materials requested by the instructor


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Provides assistance to cadets in researching, qualifying, applying for scholarships and provide support and guidance to cadets interested in education after graduation


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Develops, prepares and participates in "Parent Challenge Workshops" to aid cadet's families in the development of skills and understanding how to better assist their cadet post-placement


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Develops relationships with organizations outside of the FLYCA to aid in the recruitment of future applicants


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Knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position:


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Knowledge of the theories and practices in counseling


Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective verbal and written communication


Knowledge of the methods of compiling, organizing and analyzing data


Knowledge of medical and psychological aspects of disability groups


Skills in developing plans for programs or projects


Skills in the use of conflict resolution techniques


Skills in the use of interpersonal communication techniques


Skills in using interviewing procedures


Skills in encouraging group participation


Skills in directing and coordinating activities of cadets


Skills in conducting patient assessments


Skills in evaluating patient responses to therapy


Skills to follow patient observation procedures


Ability to establish relationships and accept individual differences


Ability to provide counseling to individuals and in groups


Ability to interview clients in order to determine eligibility for education and vocational services


Ability to compile, organize and analyze psychological data


Ability to provide counseling and guidance in the area of career planning


Ability to develop individual educational and vocational programs


Ability to assess test results


Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments


Ability to communicate effectively


Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others


Ability to use and analyze information from the management information system


Ability to understand and use State and Federal educational and vocational regulations and policies


Ability to use automated systems


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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING STATE EMPLOYMENT:


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The Department of Military Affairs values and supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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The State of Florida and The Department of Military Affairs participate in the E-Verify program. Federal law requires that all employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of any person hired to work in the United States.


Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov


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All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to contribute 3% of their salary on a pre-tax basis.


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If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.


Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.


The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


VETERANS' PREFERENCE. ¬ Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes,¬ candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.¬ ¬ Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.¬  Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.¬  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.¬ 




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