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Chugach Government Solutions WORK BASED LEARNING SPECIALIST in Palmer, Alaska

Job Description About Us

When you work at Chugach Government Solutions (CGS), you join a proud legacy of supporting missions while sustaining culture.

The federal division of Chugach Alaska Corporation, CGS has been supporting critical missions as a government contractor for over 25 years. Our focus is to support facility maintenance, IT/technical services, construction and education. We are proud to have built, and continue to foster, an incredibly talented team spanning across the globe in hundreds of different fields - each team member proud to serve our country with first-class business services, while also making a difference for our Chugach shareholders.

At CGS, empowering employees is a part of our core, and that focus is one of the ways we build and foster high-performing teams. We empower our employees through competitive compensation and benefits package, professional growth opportunities, truthful communication, and more!

If you are looking for an opportunity to serve something bigger than yourself; if you want your day job to be one that creates meaningful value; if you are looking for an environment that highly values employees and respects individual differences - then Chugach Government Solutions may be the right fit for you!

Job Overview

Serves as liaison between employers and the Center. Develop linkages in community for the work-based learning (WBL) program. Coordinates placement of WBL students. Assists in placement of students prior to departure from the program.

  • Pay: $23.79/hour plus an additional $4.57/hour (up to maximum of 40 hours per week) used to offset the cost of elected benefits
  • Hours: M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Retirement Plan: Eligible to participate in company 401(k) with Company matching after 1 year
  • Vacation: Minimum of ten days per year. Actual days are based upon your Service Date
  • Sick Time: Accrued sick time at 1 hour per 30 hours worked, capped at 56 hours per year
  • Holidays: 12 paid holidays per year

Work Model: In Office/Office-based

Responsibilities Essential Duties and Job Functions:

  • Establish and maintain work-based learning (WBL) program linkages with local employers.
  • Coordinate center's ACT (college) program with local college. Ensure that slot utilization is full at all times.
  • Responsible for the ACT program and any OCT training programs developed. This includes monitoring agreements, students in off center and ACT training programs.
  • Coordinating attendance, transportation, meals and meal deliveries and approving billing.
  • Maintain linkages with federal, state, local agencies, employers, and contracted placement agencies to aid students' placement into jobs, continuing education, or the armed forces.
  • Assist recruiters with outreach services as needed.
  • Participate in career preparation period curricula and career transition activities as required.
  • Counsel students regarding career goals, options, requirements, services, etc.
  • Assist students with preparation of resume, preparation for work-based learning experiences, and job search activities.
  • Coordinate placement of students into WBL. Monitor student progress, counsel students regarding performance, evaluation, problem resolution, decision making, accountability, and transition issues.
  • Participate in student performance evaluation panels for students participating in work-based learning or off-center training. Prepare required documentation as needed.
  • Support career development services system, center behavior standards, and zero tolerance policy.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment at all times.
  • Promote the development of career success standards through modeling appropriate behaviors, mentoring students, monitoring student skill acquisition and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed.
  • Transport students for WBL purposes as needed.
  • Teach, model, and evaluate student em loyability skills.
  • Coordinate schedule changes to accommodate.
  • Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements Mandatory:

  • Associates degree in related field.
  • One (1) year related experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook at an intermediate level.
  • Successfully pass background check and drug test required on the contract.
  • Current, valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record.

Reasonable Accommodation:

CGS will provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Chugach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, disability, genetic factors, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.