Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
06450 06 ST F4 C 757-02 03/03/2020
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03/21/05 06450


DEFINITION: This is entry level professional work in the planning, analysis, development, implementation and evaluation of workforce development programs.

An employee in this job engages in a variety of assignments to assist in determining the effectiveness of workforce development programs and initiatives. The employee also assists in providing technical assistance to staff and workforce partners by identifying system or operational problems and facilitating improvements. The employee works with higher level analysts in the performance of duties requiring the application of workforce development laws, rules, regulations and procedures. Functions may include planning, fiscal support, grant acquisitioning and monitoring, training, rapid response, employment initiatives and/or program performance assessment. Work is differentiated from the higher level by the responsibility to assist or provide support to higher level analysts who are responsible for the overall evaluation of the programs and initiatives. Work is performed under the direction of higher level analysts or program supervisor and is reviewed through reports, conferences and completed assignments.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Assists higher level staff in the planning, analysis, design, implementation and evaluation of workforce development programs.

Assists higher level staff in the performance of rapid response activities necessary to plan and deliver services to enable dislocated workers to transition to new employment, following either a permanent closure or mass layoff, or other disaster resulting in job dislocation.

Assists in the provision of technical assistance to workforce partners by identifying system or operational problems and facilitating improvements.

Assists in developing new or revised guidelines in response to legislative actions, governmental programs or Bureau policy.

Assists in the review of business plans and resource sharing agreements.

Assists in providing user support, in conjunction with IT staff, in the development of enhancements to automated systems, to include policy and procedures involving the utilization of IT resources.

Performs search of various websites to obtain information related to USDOL initiatives, USDOL grants and best practices models and presents oral summaries of findings to Division and Bureau staff.

Prepares draft correspondence that conveys policy and procedural guidelines to PACareerLink workforce partners.

Prepares summaries, reports and lists supporting Bureau staff in the completion of job assignments and reports that are submitted to workforce partners.

Interacts with partner staff in communicating status of projects and activities.

Prepares draft correspondence for division and bureau approval.

Attends meetings, seminars and workshops and prepares written summaries of the sessions.

Assists in the development and provision of training to bureau and partner staff on workforce development methods, policies, and procedures.

Assists in the planning, design and conduct of seminars and conferences.

Performs other related duties.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of Federal and State workforce development laws, rules and regulations.

Ability to read, understand and interpret policies, regulations and procedures related to workforce development program activities and administration.

Ability to identify requisite data sources.

Ability to analyze data and prepare summaries with conclusions and recommendations.

Ability to maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to review and assist in the analysis of program operations and make preliminary recommendations for program improvements.

Ability to assist in the development of training materials and programs.

Ability to express ideas effectively orally.

Ability to express ideas effectively in writing.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: One year of experience in performing technical work in a workforce development program, and a bachelor’s degree;


An equivalent combination of experience and training.