Job Details

Workforce Program Coordinator

Clackamas County, Oregon City, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 07/23/2019

The Children, Family & Community Connections Division (CFCC) of Clackamas County’s Department of Health, Housing, and Human Services (H3S) is seeking a highly motivated and self-directed candidate to coordinate, plan and evaluate program quality and effectiveness for multiple employment and training programs.

The Workforce Programs Coordinator facilitates, develops and implements comprehensive strategies to ensure contract compliance measures are met/exceeded; data is effectively collected, evaluated and maintained and that principles of continuous quality improvement are implemented effectively to achieve institutional excellence. The Coordinator must have a capacity for teamwork and for developing positive working relationships with clients, staff, community partners, and the general public. The Coordinator will have the ability to thoughtfully manage programs designed for vulnerable individuals from diverse backgrounds; and be a self-starter with strong communication, data management and problem-solving skills.
Clackamas County is committed to building a workforce that reflects the community we serve. In that spirit, we encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds and experience to apply.

Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:

• Two years of experience planning, coordinating, and evaluating employment programs (workforce) and/or community projects/agencies effectively serving vulnerable individuals with barriers to employment
• Two or more years of demonstrated progression of increase in job responsibility
• Two years of experience developing and overseeing programs with specific documentation, compliance and outcome measures
• Two years of experience with local, state and federal laws and regulations applicable to employment and training programs and/or social service programs
• Excellent communication and presentation skills, ability to write proposals, reports and deliver presentations; ability to create promotional and multimedia materials
• Excellent analytical skills, ability to utilize databases, develop statistical reports and manage data projects Demonstrated ability to solve problems and to handle a wide range of situations and circumstances effectively, positively and professionally in a collaborative manner
• Knowledge of current issues and challenges facing individuals representing diverse backgrounds
• Ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required
• May be required to attend events during evenings or weekends.
• Must pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check.
• Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment. Must successfully pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint

Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:
• Associates Degree, or a minimum of two years major coursework or equivalent professional work experience focusing on social work, public administration or a similar focus
• Experience with person centered, strength based case management and crisis intervention Experience incorporating the principles of Trauma Informed Care into program design
• Familiarity with programs, services and resources available to assist residents of Clackamas County


Clackamas County offers competitive wages and an attractive benefits package, including a robust Wellness program.

• The salary range is $54,111 - $68,567 Annually
• This position works 37.5 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Thursday (Friday’s off). Specific hours will be discussed at time of selection.
• Health Plan Options: Most employees are eligible to start most benefits after two months of continuous employment.


• A Choice of Dental Plans and Medical Plans with Vision & Prescription Drug Coverage
• A Choice of Full Benefits or Lesser Benefits with Flex Cash
• Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs
• Paid Leave: (Vacation, Holidays, Sick Leave, Bereavement Leave)
• Group Term Life Insurance
• Long-Term Disability Insurance with Optional Salary Buy-Up Program
• Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA)
• Optional Group Universal Life Insurance; Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance; Long Term Care Insurance; Voluntary Benefits through AFLAC, Liberty Mutual and Hyatt Legal
• Retirement: PERS/OPSRP Retirement Contributions Clackamas County contributes to member’s pension share account as well as picks up the 6% contribution to the Individual Account Program (IAP).
• Optional Deferred Compensation (457)
• Longevity Pay


Clackamas County accepts online applications only. To complete an online application and for more information, please visit and click on the “Jobs” tab
• Please follow the instructions to submit the on-line application. Instructions will include how to copy and paste a current resume. Please make sure to answer all the questions, including the open-ended questions!
• This position closes on July 23, 2019.

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