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Workforce Development Coordinator

Company: Grant County PUD
Location: Ephrata
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Workforce Development Coordinator acts as a consultant for company management on all issues related to human resources and provides support for organizational changes. The Workforce Development Coordinator will perform at a strategic level and will also perform routine work while presenting a professional, value-added representation of the human resources function. The Workforce Development Coordinator is to support Grant PUD in its future, current and long-term workforce development. The incumbent will integrate information from multiple sources to develop and sustain programs that meet this goal. Job Responsibilities Essential Functions : -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Will work collaboratively between departments to include the Human Resource, Organizational Development, and operational teams to develop and sustain programs designed to develop the long-term workforce development needs of the organization geared toward recruiting and retaining workforce talent strategically and successfully. Coordinate events, planning, and programming for recruiting and retention programs. May perform presentations in support of assigned responsibilities. Contribute to the integration and embedding of diversity within recruiting and retention strategy-building. Assemble information for and maintain inventories of diversity training/workshop providers and other diversity-related topics, interventions, and resources to programmatically embed within the organization. Responsible for leveraging a data-informed approach to understanding the current and future workforce needs of the organization. In some cases, the incumbent may be required to develop new data metrics and data gathering to support future analytics. In alignment with strategic plan business outcomes, develop a long-term, documented and annually reviewed workforce development strategy including planned interventions and measurement of progress toward success indicators. Partner with community and educational institutions such as high schools, community colleges, universities, and technical/trade schools to develop workforce/upskill programs or curriculum which meet the existing and future needs of Grant PUD. Such programs might include job shadows, internships, student employment. Responsible for the administration and coordination of Grant PUD's student helper, internship and mentorship programs, including policy and procedure development associated with these programs. Support the creation and ongoing sustainment of a succession management/development plan for the organization to include the development of skills/talent inventories. Partner with internal people-managers to determine existing workforce skills, skill-shortages, and emergent hiring challenges to mitigate in advance of known retirements. Develop and monitor an ongoing knowledge transfer and employee offboarding programs. This position will be an instrumental partner in the Grant and Adams County Workforce Development Council, CBTECH, Job Corps, Big Bend and Wenatchee Valley Community College workforce readiness programs. These partnerships could not only meet the needs of Grant PUD, but they also leverage workforce/economic data from the local, state, and federal agencies to build collaborative bridges with larger employers in our region (specifically larger industrial customers). Will assist with maintaining existing apprenticeship programs with an eye toward developing new apprenticeship programs not currently in existence within the organization. Responsible for partnering with stakeholders to integrate meaningful skilled-trades pipelines. Meets ongoing position expectations, including but not limited to: Attends internal trainings assigned to leadership staff. Participates in at least 16 hours of HR development per year (conferences, webinars, seminars, workshops), and trains HR team on knowledge gained. Serves on one PUD team (safety, continuous improvement, process improvement, etc.). Learns and maintains in-depth understanding of assigned business units' work. Learns and maintains in-depth understanding of Collective Bargaining Agreement. Demonstrated commitment to Grant PUD's mission, vision, values, and strategic plan. The incumbent should be familiar with these organizational priorities and behave in a way that aligns with these expectations. Understands and adheres to compliance requirements for this position that may include laws, regulations, security guidelines, Grant PUD policies and procedures. Actively participates in all aspects of our safety program, including but not limited to: following all safety policies and procedures, alerting supervisors and coworkers to unsafe or hazardous working conditions, reporting any safety incidents or close calls within 24 hours to supervisor, and accepting feedback from supervisors and coworkers regarding your personal safety performance. Job Requirements Education/Experience Requirements: Level I: Bachelor's degree in a related field and six years of recent, relevant experience -or- Master's degree in a related field and four years of recent, relevant experience -or- May consider 10 years of recent, relevant experience with understanding of degree completion deadline; subject matter expert in one area of HR. Level II: Bachelor's degree in a related field and eight years of recent, relevant experience -or- Master's degree in a related field and six years of recent, relevant experience -or- May consider 12 years of recent, relevant experience with understanding of degree completion deadline; subject matter expert in two or more areas of HR; three years of recent experience as a Workforce Development Coordinator I with GCPUD. Knowledge and Skills Knowledge of - current knowledge of all areas of HR, including federal and state employment laws; HR metrics; HRIS Skill in - demonstrated interpersonal skills, presentation skills, ability to analyze data and draw valid conclusions, determining when issues need escalation to HR management Special Requirements A valid state driver's license is required. Will perform work at various utility sites and remotely, with at least one day per week at Ephrata Headquarters. In-person attendance at weekly meetings at least once each month. Physical Requirements Majority of work is performed in a standard office setting. Ability to operate a motor vehicle is required. May perform work in a telecommuting setting. *applicant/incumbent should refer to the Physical Capacity Evaluation (PCE). The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 5 - 10 years Salary: $75,112 - $115,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Grant County PUD, Yakima , Workforce Development Coordinator, Other , Ephrata, Washington

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