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Posting Begin Date: 2024/02/14
Posting End Date: 2024/02/28
Category: Career Exploration
Sub Category: Professional
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Caldwell, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 20.21
Maximum Salary: 20.21
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

The Idaho Department of Labor connects job seekers with employment opportunities, supports workers through career and life transitions, and administers state labor laws.

The Veterans Program of IDOL has an exciting opportunity for a permanent full-time Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) to join us in the Caldwell office. This position involves using collaborative partnerships to provide opportunities for individuals through improved access to education, career pathways and engagement with the business community. The ideal candidate has the ability to actively listen, navigate multiple federal program system, and work one on one with individuals that have barriers to employment.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Elizabeth Anzaldua ([email protected]).

Previous applications for this position will not be considered for this vacancy. You must re-apply under this announcement.

The federal grant that funds this position requires that applicants must be eligible veterans* or eligible persons to apply. Appointment preference must be given to qualified service-connected disabled veterans.

*An eligible veteran is a person who: (A) served on active duty for a period of more than 180 days and was discharged or released therefrom with other than a dishonorable discharge; or (B) was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability; or (C) was a member of a reserve component to active duty pursuant to section 672(a), (d), or (g), 673, or 673(b) of title 10, served on active duty during a period of war or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge is authorized and was discharged or released from such duty with other than a dishonorable discharge,

(D) was discharged or released from active duty by reason of a sole survivorship discharge.

Example of Duties

The Workforce Consultant works with veterans to help them access opportunities for employment. This position provides various services in employment and training programs, including employer and jobseeker services such as recruiting, placement, retention and case management, and to work effectively with individuals and families under stress, difficult circumstances and from diverse backgrounds, and as listed below.

  • Aid in registering veterans in the Idaho Works system.
  • Refer veterans to job openings, training and other service providers.
  • Assess employment barriers.
  • Guide customers in forming and meeting employability development plans; Manage a customer caseload and perform customer follow-up.
  • Select, administer, score and interpret results of aptitude and skills assessments; Negotiate agreements and sign on-the-job training contracts.
  • Monitor customer satisfaction, program effectiveness, participant progress and program requirements; Prepare reports on program participation, activity and impact.
  • Provide liaison with local groups to include employer groups, veterans organizations, Chambers of Commerce, schools, etc.
  • Promote use of local office services.
  • Outreach to locate veterans in need of intensive services; Providing referrals to supportive services.
  • Promoting Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment and Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act services to eligible veterans.
  • Referring veterans and eligible persons to job focused and outcome-driven training and certification.
Employment Services:

  • Drafts and reviews quality job listings.
  • Contacts employers to develop job and training opportunities.
  • Prepares and conducts job search and interview sessions for candidates.
  • Uses internal and external systems to assist customers.
  • Contacts employers to identify job openings and secure placements.

Minimum Qualifications:

You must possess all the minimum qualifications below to pass the exam for this position.  Please make sure your resume and/or work history supports your meeting the minimum qualifications for this position.  Failure to do this may disqualify you from being considered for this position. 

  • Experience conducting interviews and documenting information.
  • Experience assisting emotional, difficult or confrontational people and individuals from varying socio/economic/cultural backgrounds.
  • Experience determining and explaining eligibility or qualifications for programs and services; Experience preparing professional written communication.
  • Experience using computer applications.


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit*


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected].

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

*Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.