Virginia State Government Workforce Services Technician- Alexandria in Alexandria, Virginia

Position Information
Job Description

Provide workforce services to employers and job seekers related to the administration of the Wagner-Peyser and Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Acts (WIOA). Work with employers to maintain strong working relationships; prepare, review and process complete and accurate job orders in the Virginia Workforce Connection (VWC); complete matching process to identify and/or refer potential job applicants. Effectively market and provide information on Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) services, including use of labor exchange services and labor market information. Work with jobseekers to find suitable employment; conduct interviews to evaluate workforce needs; use information to determine training and/or other needs; match skill set to potential job opportunities; and make reasonable and appropriate referrals. Provide information on agency and/or supportive services. Attend job fairs, schedule interviews, and screen applications as needed. This recruitment will be used to fill 3 positions.

Minimum Qualifications

Working knowledge of employment interviewing techniques, employment and wage laws and guidelines, and office operations and etiquette. Strong customer service, oral and written communication skills. Skill in the use of Microsoft Office Professional or similar software. Ability to interact effectively with employers and the public; discuss, interpret and apply agency standards and procedures; conduct interviews and research; and evaluate skill sets and needs. Ability to use web-based applications to enter data and conduct database searches. Ability to adapt to changing priorities and workload. High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in human resources, community services, workforce services or training programs. Ability to speak Spanish.

Special Requirements

The successful candidate must pass a credit check and criminal conviction investigation.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and résumés will not be accepted.

Applications must include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable.

Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information within the application.

A resume will not substitute for a fully completed state application.

Applications submitted with “see resume” under work experience are considered incomplete.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration.

Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and this position.

NOTICE: VEC will record information from each new employee’s Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) into the Federal E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

The Virginia Employment Commission Is An Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Auxiliary Aids and Services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Applicants needing accommodations should contact the Human Resource office for additional information.

Contact Information

Human Resources




Faxed applications or resumes will not be accepted.


E-mailed applications or resumes will not be accepted.


Mailed applications or resumes will not be accepted.

Working Title: Workforce Services Technician- Alexandria

Role Title: Admin and Office Spec III - 19013

Job Open Date: 03/20/2017

Job Close Date: 03/31/2017

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: $28,500-$32,500

Agency: VA Employment Commission (182)

Agency Website:

Location: Alexandria - 510

Position Number: 03231

Job Posting Number: 1022644

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: Yes

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 03