Serco Inc.

DOL TAP Senior Employment Navigator - Yokosuka, Japan

ID
37404
Recruiting Location : Location
JP-Kanagawa-Yokosuka
Category
Counseling/Support/Outreach
Position Type
Full-Time
Security Clearance
None

Position Description

JOIN OUR TEAM to assist and prepare over 200,000 Servicemen and women who separate annually from the United States Military begin a new life chapter as a civilian. The Department of Labor (DOL) Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) program requires contractor services to support these transitioning Servicemen and women through its highly successful Transition Assistance Program (TAP) that is offered world-wide to conduct job assistance workshops, employment counseling, apprenticeship program placements and employer outreach.

 

The DOL VETS TAP program needs skilled and compassionate Senior Employment Navigators who can assist military personnel in their transition to civilian occupations and providing individual counseling on the job search process. Senior Employment Navigators would be expected to assess the transitioning Servicemember and/or transitioning spouse’s acquired skills via tools/software provided and assist with career exploration and translating their military experience desired by future employers. Senior Employment Navigators would also be expected to connect transitioning Servicemembers and/or spouses to DOL government and non-government partners as well as American Job Centers based on the Servicemember and/or spouse’s needs. Some travel may be required.

 

In this role, you will:

  • Listen to Service Members, analyze their expressed needs, suggest solutions, and action plans.
  • Provide job search guidance and career advice; assure the transitioning service member (TSM) understands and can access available resources.
  • Assist with job matching of vacancy postings, with TSM’s skills and work requirements.
  • Provide labor market information, identify companies and industries in specific areas, capture skills and experience required in certain areas, and offer advice on how to apply for jobs.
  • Possess extensive knowledge of the current labor market information.
  • Provide resume and cover letter advice.

Qualifications

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four (4) years of experience working as a Workforce Solutions, Workforce Development, Career Counselor, Human Resources (HR) Specialist and/or experience in employment counseling, vocational counseling, guidance, placement counseling, rehabilitation counseling or educational counseling.
  • Excellent time management skills, able to work independently, able to respond to inquiries, and, if necessary, work remotely.
  • Knowledge of the civilian workplace, translating military skills/language, assessing job market, and researching/interpreting job requirements.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite of Applications and virtual platforms
  • Able to work well with the Military clients and must be able to communicate orally and in writing.

Additional desired experience and skills:

  • A Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Prior experience providing Military Servicemembers (Active, Reserve, National Guard), family members, and Veterans a comprehensive understanding of preparing for civilian employment, job searching, job application processes, networking, technical training opportunities, credentialing, and assistance in preparing for civilian employment and participation in technical programs and schools.

 

If you are interested in supporting and working with our military and a passionate Serco team- then submit your application now for immediate consideration.  It only takes a few minutes and could change your career!

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has approximately 8,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).

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