February 2, 2023

Career & Employment Specialist

Two Rivers Regional Council of Public Officials

Pittsfield, IL

$34,237 – $41,845 a year – Full-time

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$34,237 – $41,845 a year

Job Type



  • Bachelor’s (Required)
  • Driver’s License (Required)
  • Work authorization (Required)

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401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Flexible spending account

Health insurance

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Full Job Description

Career & Employment Specialist

Full-Time Position

Two Rivers Regional Council of Public Officials is a non-profit agency, serving Adams, Brown, Pike, and Schuyler counties in Illinois, whose mission is to grow stronger and more positive communities through relationships. As a connected community of individuals, families, businesses and government; we focus on supporting the basic needs of our community, fostering resiliency and developing economic opportunity for all.

We are accepting applications for a full time (30 or more hours per week) Career & Employment Specialist in the Workforce Development Department in Brown, Pike, & Schulyer Counties. The position will be in these counties at least one day each week. Position might also be in Adams County weekly.


  • Assess and interview applicants for appropriate program intake and enrollment
  • Develop an employment plan for clients that leads to a sustainable career
  • Partner with local educational institutions and social service agencies to assist clients
  • Provide individual vocational-supportive counseling to clients
  • Network with local employers to build connections for employment referrals for clients
  • Present workforce programs to local individuals, employers, and agencies
  • Keep detailed and accurate case notes on clients using several systems
  • Teach workshops on job readiness and career development
  • Market programs and resources through community resources and social media
  • Travel required to all counties of service
  • Responsible for providing contracted services for the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act program


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required
  • Computer literacy including proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Related intake and/or case management experience preferred
  • Must be well-organized and able to coordinate appointments and paperwork
  • Ability to work with a diverse population in various settings
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation


Dependent on qualifications.


Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Paid Vacation, and Deferred Compensation Plan with employer contribution

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $34,237.00 – $41,845.00 per year


  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor’s (Required)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: One location

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Application response rate: 78%

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