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Coastal Staffing Recruitment May 4, 2017 2:30-3:30 pm at Genesee County Career Center, Batavia NY

Employment & Training Counselor - Provides professional vocational guidance and related services to individuals participating in various aspects of the local Employment and Training Program. The duties involve the responsibilities of assisting Employment and Training participants in formulating and modifying employability plans which may involve remedial education, work experience, specialized skill training, and related supportive services. The Employment and Training Counselor is called upon to exercise sound professional judgment in formulating and carrying out plans to meet individual vocational problems faced by participants. Work is performed under the general supervision of either a higher level Counselor or other higher level administrative staff employee of the agency who, as necessary, offers guidance and instruction on individual problem cases. Supervision may be exercised over the work of para-professional and clerical assistants. The incumbent of this position does related work, as required. Assists a diverse population of disadvantaged adults and at-risk youth. Interviews clients to gather and evaluate information related to prior work experience, education, specific skills, physical, personal, and social background to aid in formulating employability or training plans; Formulates employability plans for participants of the program; Aids Clients in obtaining support services as needed; Provides information to clients regarding job opportunities, training, or apprentice programs and vocational education; Makes home or work site field visits to discuss problems and progress with clients, training agencies, and employers; May conduct orientation and/or informal informational sessions with client groups regarding career opportunities in the community; Maintains and updates client program records, employability plans, and progress reports; Visits community groups to promote the use of Employment and Training Agency Services; Participates in staff meetings and conferences designed to define client goals, problems, and evaluate progress; Facilitate and teach related workshops. May administer standardized vocational tests used in the evaluation of vocational skills and/or needs; Prepares a variety of narrative as well as tabular reports. The above examples of duties are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk, talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Provisional appointment pending civil service test results, to be scheduled. Must be resident of Genesee County, NY or a contiguous NY county Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Social Services, Education, Human Services or Resources or related field; or Associates Degree in same areas and 2 years of full time experience in related position. Physical Exam. Reference Check. To apply submit Genesee County Civil Service Application (download from, college transcript, resume, and three references to : Genesee County Job Development Bureau, 587 East Main Street Suite 100, Batavia, NY 14020.

Job Location: Batavia, New York

Pay: $19.07 Hourly

Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vacation, Sick Leave, Holidays, Retirement/Pension Plan

Hours per Week: 37

Duration: Full Time, Regular

Work Days: Monday thru Friday

Shift: First (Day)

Public Transportation: Information not provided.

Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree

Driver Licenses, Including Endorsements: Class D (Operator)

How to Apply: To apply, contact the employer in person, or by mail:
Spaulding, Mary
587 East Main Street
Suite 100
Batavia, NY 14020






Contact the One-Stop Center in your county for more information.

One Stop Centers/Affiliate Site Locations:

  • Genesee County Career Center, Batavia (585) 344-2042
  • Livingston County Office of Workforce Development, Geneseo (585) 243-7047
  • Orleans Center for Workforce Development, Albion (585) 589-5335
  • Orleans County Job Development Agency, Albion (585) 589-7000
  • Wyoming County Community Action, Perry (585) 237-2600
  • NYS Department of Labor, Warsaw (585) 786-3145



Equal Opportunity Employer/Programs
Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities

Genesee County Career Center
587 East Main Street, Suite 100
Batavia, New York 14020
Phone: 1-866-674-4560 ext. 4237
or 1-585-344-2042 ext. 4237
TDD/TTY: 1-585-344-2042 ext. 4261
FAX: 1-585-344-4495

Jay Lazarony
GLOW WDB Executive Director
Genesee County Career Center
587 East Main Street, Suite 100
Batavia, New York 14020
Phone; 1-585-344-2042 ext. 4212
Fax: 1-585-344-4495