Business Services Representative

Lower Savannah Council of Governments   Aiken, SC   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on October 31, 2021

The Workforce Development Business Services Representative is responsible for marketing business services to Job-seekers and employers throughout the Lower Savannah Workforce Development Area (LSWDA); which includes Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun and Orangeburg Counties. This position is a 2-year temporary position.

Responsibilities include: 

  1. Provide assistance to WIOA eligible persons, unemployed, and under-employed workers through marketing of skills or providing training to meet skill levels for businesses and industries within the region.
  2. Coordinate team activities with regard to daily operation of services aboard the “SC Works Lower Savannah” (The LSWDA Mobile One-stop).
  3. Facilitate Rapid Response events throughout the region as a primary member of the Business Services team through coordinated deployment of the Mobile One-stop.
  4. Marketing Business Services opportunities and providing technical assistance to the business community throughout the LSWDA.
  5. Distribution of On-the-Job Training (OJT) information, scheduling of OJT workshops, hiring events and job fairs, and coordination with case managers in placement of workers or development of apprenticeships. 
  6. Creation and maintenance of Work-Based Learning (WBL) sites/relationships and activities throughout the LSWDA, with a focus on Dislocated Workers.
  7. Coordinate receipt and posting of “Hot Jobs”/Job Fairs/other employment related functions via electronic media (i.e. Facebook, LSWDA webpage, etc.). 
  8. Coordinate quarterly, bi-annual and/or annual Business Services meetings with partner agencies, employers and businesses
  9. Maintenance and quality record-keeping of business services documentation to include but not limited to WBL opportunities, contracts, and other documentation as appropriate.
  10. Recommendation of contracts for business services to the Workforce Development Administrator.
  11. Conduct WIN Testing/Job Profiling, as appropriate.
  12. Assisting in certification activities of the labor force for business and industry.
  13. Providing staff input for the SC Works Certification process relative to WIOA Business Services.
  14. Providing other duties as assigned by the Business Services Manager, Workforce Development Administrator, Executive Director or Assistant Executive Director.

Bachelors' Degree in Business or Public Administration with a concentration in Community and Economic Development, Human Resource Management, etc. and two years of progressively responsible experience in workforce development contracting, grants management or monitoring; or Associates Degree in any one of the above disciplines and four years of progressively responsible experience in workforce development contracting, grants management or monitoring; or any equivalent combination of the education and experience listed above.

***Successful candidate must pass a Background Check.