TVC Veterans Career Advisor




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$3,500 a month
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TVC Veterans Career Advisor (00014673)
Primary Location: Texas-Houston
Work Locations: WF Sol – Westheimer 8373 Westheimer Rd Houston 77063-2703
Job: Business and Financial Operations
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
State Job Code: 5104
Salary Admin Plan: B
Grade: 13
Salary (Pay Basis): 3,500.00 – 3,500.00 (Monthly)
Number of Openings: 1
Overtime Status: Non-exempt
Job Posting: May 7, 2021, 3:27:13 PM
Closing Date: May 21, 2021, 11:59:00 PM

Please Note:
All applications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title, dates of employment, name of employer, supervisor’s name and phone number and a description of duties performed. College transcripts must be attached to the application. To receive Veterans’ preference, a copy of the DD Form 214 (member #1 not accepted), must be attached when submitting your Application. If this information is not submitted, your application may be rejected because it is incomplete. Resumes do not take the place of this required information.

**A skills test such as a Presentation will be required at the time of the interview.

Submitted Through Work in Texas:
Work in Texas (WIT) applicants must complete the supplemental questions to be considered for the posting. To complete the supplemental questions please go to CAPPS Recruit to register or login and access your profile. CAPPS Recruit:

General Description: Serves as a vital member of the Veterans Employment Services team. Will provide a full range of intensive services with an emphasis on case management, employment, training, and placement services to meet the needs of Veterans with priority given to Disabled Veterans and Special Disabled Veterans. Our Veterans Career Advisors conduct interviews to assess Veteran client needs, disseminate information regarding employment and training programs, and facilitate Veteran access to all workforce development programs and services. In addition, Veterans Career Advisors advocate for Veterans employment and training opportunities with business, industry, and community-based organizations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Conducts a comprehensive assessment of training needs, education, experience, skills, interests and other relevant data to deliver the appropriate level of services and assist Veterans with barriers to employment. This includes working closely with Veterans to enhance their job search skills and efforts.
By using a case management approach, develops, documents and maintains case management records by utilizing an on-line case management system.
Counsels and encourages Veterans throughout their reemployment process.
Outreaches Veterans who can benefit from specialized services, outreaches to community- based organizations, employers, labor unions, Veteran service organizations and other service providers to promote Veteran employment goals and objectives in finding suitable employment.
May refer and job develop Veterans to employment opportunities based on qualifications consistent with employer requirements.
Conducts and participates in workshops that assist Veterans in job search activities including resume writing, interviewing, etc.
May make presentations to groups.
May enter and retrieve information to/from computer systems (, TWIST, etc.).
General personal computer, Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office experience preferred.
Work hours other than 8-5 may be required.
Performs related work as assigned.
Military Crosswalk information:


Minimum Education: Associates degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in social work/social sciences or a related field. Experience may be substituted for education on a year by year basis. College transcripts must be attached to the application.


Experience: Two (2) years of experience in interviewing, assessment, job placement, retention and counseling work of Veterans and other eligible job seekers.

Applicants must be a Veteran who served on active duty for a period of more than 180 days and was discharged/released with other than dishonorable discharge; OR a Veteran who was discharged/released from active duty because of a service connected disability; OR an eligible person as defined by Title 38 of the United States Code. In order to demonstrate qualification, a DD form 214 along with any supporting documentation validating qualification in a category must be attached to the application.

Additional Requirements: A valid Texas Driver’s License is required.

Preferred Experience and Qualification:

Two (2) years of experience in the operation of computers and in applicable software
Experience with case management principles, standards and methods.
Experience in case guidelines, regulations and polices.
Experience providing excellent customer service to both internal and external customers
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of English language enough to compose correspondence, summarize information and write case narratives.
Knowledge of counseling techniques, assessments, career planning and interviewing techniques.
Knowledge of community resources and supportive services.
Ability to assess Veteran needs and to coordinate Veteran services.
Ability to organize, monitor, document and follow-up with case managed clients.
Ability to consistently present a professional image to customers, the public and co-workers.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Environmental & Physical Conditions:

Normal office work environment, mostly sedentary in nature. May involve walking; standing; remaining stationary for long periods of time; pulling and pushing; kneeling, stooping and bending; and safely lifting and carrying items weighing up to 30 pounds. Work involves extensive telephone usage and repetitive hand/wrist/finger motions while using the computer.

Notes to the Applicant:

To receive Veterans’ preference, a copy of the DD Form 214 (member #1 not accepted), must be attached when submitting your application. College transcripts must be attached to the application. If you require any reasonable accommodation for the interview process, please inform the hiring representative who calls to schedule your interview.

This position has been designated as a security sensitive position. A criminal background investigation will be conducted on the final candidate for this position.


Veterans Information: The Texas Veterans Commission is committed to hiring Veterans and is proud to employ the highest percentage of Veterans among all state agencies. Additional info may apply via the job posting.

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The Texas Veterans Commission does not discriminate on the basis, of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.


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