Employment Services Specialist

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 11/12/2016

Cherokee Nation Government Services Tampa, FL

Tampa, FL
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Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Our client, the City of Tampa, has a need for one: Employment Services Specialist. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens with a clear background and valid Florida Driver's License and a bachelor's degree or, preferably a
master’s, degree in human resources, public or business administration, or a related field,
and a minimum of three (3) years of professional human resources experience with
accountability for recruiting.

Employees perform responsible professional activities in the City’s Human Resources
employment program. Under general supervision, employees participate in activities
which are of considerable difficulty and require reasonable initiative and independent
judgment in the application of technical knowledge and experience factors in conducting
recruiting, job analysis, classification and pay, test development, test administration,
preparation of recommendations, reports, and related human resources actions.
Assignments are completed in accordance with established rules, regulations, policies,
and procedures. Employees are also required to work effectively with departmental
supervisory personnel in order to provide guidance, coordinate and complete actions.
Work is reviewed through conferences, observations and results obtained.

Establishes effective working relationships with assigned departments and consults with
appropriate representatives to support job design, recruitment and selection efforts; gains
an in-depth knowledge of the nature of jobs for assigned areas; researches and
recommends best recruitment methods; establishes and maintains appropriate channels
and contacts to locate and secure qualified applicants; develops recruitment
announcements and advertisements; provides guidance to department representatives in
development of effective interviewing and selection processes; follow up with
department hiring managers to ensure timeliness of the recruitment process.
Performs desk and field audits of positions utilizing job analysis questionnaire and
interview methods for verification/determination of proper classification, appropriate
compensation, desirable skills and abilities, and necessary qualifications; develops and
revises class descriptions; coordinates results and makes recommendations; conducts and
responds to salary surveys.
Participates in job analyses and construction of job related selection procedures, for both
entrance and promotional opportunities, including preparation of documentation;
participates in administration of selection procedures and performance tests; analyzes test
results, reviews and makes recommendations on examination appeals; ensures continued
validity of examinations through ongoing review of recruitment successes.
Reviews and processes applications; counsels employees and other applicants regarding
employment status and employment opportunities; participates in research relative to
layoffs and provides counseling to affected employees on such things as rights,
out placement opportunities, resume writing, and interviewing skills.
Participates in review of processes and procedures, makes recommendations for changes
and assists in implementation.
Performs related work as required.

Working knowledge of: modern human resources administration, organization and
management principles and practices; municipal organization, programs and activities, as
well as Civil Service Law, Rules and Regulations; Microsoft Excel, Outlook and
Some knowledge of: statistics; test development; the city's personnel processing system;
computer applicant tracking systems for recruitment and applicant pre-employment
testing software and activities; HRIS systems.
Ability to: establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees,
officials, recruiting contacts, and the general public; work with departments to determine
best recruiting methods; attend job fairs as city representative; use technology effectively
in support of recruitment efforts; meet with potential applicants individually and in
groups to present information about city positions; conduct independent research and
study for completing personnel projects; conduct interviews, and analyze and evaluate
data collected before and during the interview; develop recruitment materials and prepare
concise, meaningful and effective oral and written reports and correspondence.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's, preferably a
master’s, degree in human resources, public or business administration, or a related field,
and a minimum of three (3) years of professional human resources experience with
accountability for recruiting, experience with job classification and/or test development;
or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


• Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Apply to Job # 10338 online at www.cherokee-cngs.com

In business since 1992, Cherokee Nation Government Solutions (CNGS) provides the quality technical support services and project support personnel to support and supplement the mission, expertise, and skill sets of federal, state, and local government. With over 400 employees, CNGS locates specific candidates for rapid response requests in areas including science, engineering, construction, information technology, research & development, facilities management, program management, and mission support.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please visit the following two sites:



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