Workforce Coordinator – Closes 5/26/17

Position Workforce Coordinator
Employer Northwest Workforce Council
Job Description The Coordinator performs work to deliver employment and/or vocational training services to job seekers and workforce services to businesses. The Coordinator’s job is to link between and within systems and industries in order to help individuals at all steps in their career path and become self-sufficient through employment.

*Ongoing coordination for trainees and job seekers including: recruitment, determination of eligibility, assessment, development of an employment and training plan and assistance with job search
*Services to meet businesses’ workforce skill needs

Qualifications Graduation from a four-year college with major course work in business, social sciences, counseling, vocational guidance, education or related field, or a combination of education and experience which provides:
*Knowledge of techniques for interviewing, motivating, and conducting occupational assessment, vocational guidance and counseling
*Knowledge in career information resources including electronic job search tools, basic skills required by employers
*Able to develop strategies that address business customer needs and job seeker capabilities
*Ability to facilitate group training and motivate job seekers using a formal curriculum and established learner objectives
*Ability to understand, assess and meet business customer needs
*Adapt easily to changing business needs, processes and work responsibilities of the employer
*Ability to demonstrate effective, independent problem solving skills
*Understand the basic principles of teamwork; knowledge of process improvement techniques
*Excellent written and oral communication skills, high degree of professional and personal organizational skills
*Proficient and accurate in MS Office, Internet, e-mail, and data collection systems


Days/Hours Monday through Friday, 8am – 5pm

Work location: WorkSource Whatcom (101 Prospect St, 98227) or WorkSource Whidbey (265 NE Kettle St. #102, 98277)

Contact Info EMAIL:
How to Apply To apply, please submit the following to or by mail to: Human Resources, Northwest Workforce Council, P.O. Box 2009, Bellingham, WA 98227:
1. A letter of interest identifying the position you are applying for and describing how you meet the qualifications for this position.
2. A resume
3. Contact information for two (2) professional references (minimum)
Position Close May 26, 2017