Ruthie James

Work History

Work History
Apr 2008 - Present

Substitute Teacher

Suwannee County School Board
  • Implement and facilitate lesson plans
  • planning period: grading papers, reviewing lesson plans for completion
  • demonstrate knowlegde and skills regarding students individual instructions
  • identify and monitor both complete and incomplete activities
  • effectively communicate with personnel
  • communicate with parents by letter or telephone contact
  • observe and report abuse
Apr 1988 - Jun 1999

Employment and Training Representative II

Department of Labor Employment and Security
  • Consistently monitor and retrieved alerts from PI User system
  • Detemine eligibilitiy by verfication through Department of Children and Families
  • Input pertinent information in computer User System for processing
  • Schedule appointments to review and interpret program guidelines, to determine eligiblility requirement for support services
  • Conduct face to face interviews, with individual or group counseling
  • Complete accurate assessments; develop and assist in implementing employment plans, for short and long term goals
  • Exercise independent judgement to provide support services such as; childcare, education, medical, transportation, and clothing for vocational and occupational needs
  • Managed Job Club and Job Search activities and provided policy and procedure guidance for public and other staff members
  • Acted in a supervising capacity to hire summer youth for job placement 
  • Contact public and private employers to arrange special workshops in order develop on-the-job training, job placement and job retention
  • Implement sanctions for failure to cooperation with program guidelines, within time frame
  • Input Dictionary of Occupational Titles(DOT)codes to determine jobs and beneftis
  • Verification of unemployment claims contiuation, based on complete assigned activities
  • Determine if clients should be referred for unemployment benefits
  • Monitor and evaluate clients progress through program components
  • Manage and control open and close cases
  • Calculate and reviewed daily expenditures
  • Schedule monthly interagency meetings
  • Independently managed and provided services in five counties; Suwannee, Columbia, Perry, Madison and Hamilton for eligibility requirements and other support services 


Jan 2007 - Apr 2008

Teacher Certification Program

SantaFe College
Aug 1975 - Apr 1981

Bachelor of Arts in Education

Bethune Cookman College


Seeking a position that utilizes my professional experience in Social Services at the State and Federal levels.




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State of Florida