West Valley School District #208





Purpose Statement:

The job of CTE OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION SPECIALIST is to educate and guide students in identify personalized career pathways.  The Occupational Information Specialist will work with the counseling office and with advisory teachers developing curriculum which helps student connect to their thirteenth year plan graduation requirement.


Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications

Essential Functions


Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized routines; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; and operating within a defined budget.  Utilization of some resources from other work units is often required to perform the job’s functions.  There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the Organization’s services.


Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions.  Specific skills required to satisfactorily perform the job include: operate standard office equipment including using relevant software, prepare and maintain accurate records, effective oral and written communication skills (with students, parents and staff), leadership abilities, and organizational skills.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform calculations including fractions, percents, and ratios; read a variety of materials, write documents following prescribed formats, and present information to others. Specific knowledge required to satisfactorily perform the job includes: concepts of grammar and punctuation, stages of child development and learning styles, and age appropriate activities. A second language may be required.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities, collate data, use job related office equipment, and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals. Problem solving with data requires the ability to follow prescribed guidelines.  Specific abilities required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups, maintaining confidentiality, setting priorities, and working as part of a team. Occasional lifting (able to lift 50 pounds and assisting in lifting over 50 pounds), carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity.  


Bilingual Prefered