ProSphere

Paid IT Training for Veterans

Job Locations US-LA | US-KY
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/11/2020 4:05 PM)
Job ID
2020-2702

Overview

ProSphere is offering free IT Training. This offer is only available to Military Veterans who live within 1 hour of Bossier City, LA and Barbourville, KY.  We pay $10 per hour up to 30 hours a month for 3 months. All aspects of this training will be completed virtually which includes an one hour orientation. All training is self-paced and can be completed from the comfort of your own home during the time that fits your schedule. 

 

This is a temporary, part-time position which, upon successful completion, if interested, may lead to a future career opportunity as a Customer Service Technician. No commitment required. 

 

In order to provide qualified Customer Service Technician certified candidates, ProSphere is looking for veterans to complete CompTIA training. If you’re interested in acquiring new and in-demand Information Technology skills, you may be the candidate we are seeking.  ProSphere is an IT Services company that provides solutions to the US Federal Government, and specifically to the Department of Veterans Affairs. 

 

ProSphere is a recognized Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).  Our highly-specialized executive team, program managers, and technical staff – many of whom are Veterans and former Government leaders – continually seek innovation while maintaining a clear focus on the mission.  Nearly 20 percent of our growing team has served in America’s armed forces, and it is our goal to continue to increase that number while giving back to our Veterans.

 

The Customer Service Technician provides customer support, service and technical support through analysis and problem solving to enable installation, maintenance, education, implementation and documentation of a variety of software and hardware technologies using remote communication or via phone to the client or the end user.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Attend an orientation session via remote session.
  • Complete a prescribed series of online courses, quizzes, hands-on training sessions, over a period of 3 months.
  • Supplement self-paced learning with access to a virtual community and in-person access to a subject matter expert (SME).
  • Take & pass a predetermined CompTIA Course tests. 

Qualifications

 Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED

Experience Required:

  • Must be a Veteran who served in the active U.S. military, naval, or air service and can provide copy of Form DD 214

  Skills:

  • Familiarity with Computers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and possess desire to learn
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills

 

Physical Demands

  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift 5-20 lbs.

 

Benefits of Working at ProSphere:

ProSphere offers full-time employees a competitive total compensation package that includes paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays, and paid military leave. Our insurance benefit plans include options for medical, dental, vision, company paid short-term and long-term disability, and company paid life insurance with options to buy additional life, AD&D, pet insurance, legal services, identity theft, and accident insurance at group negotiated rates. Flexible spending accounts and health saving account options offer pre-tax savings for qualified medical, dental, and vision expenses. The company sponsored 401(k) retirement plan has a matched employer contribution that is immediately vested. ProSphere invests in the professional growth of our employees through professional certifications and tuition reimbursement programs.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer:

It is ProSphere’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decision, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

 

Reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities will be provided. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources by emailing HR@prosphere.com or by dialing 703-810-3007.

 

Please see the Equal Employment Opportunity and OFCCP notices for additional information: ProSphere’s EEO Statement, EEO is the LawEEO Poster Supplement, and the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

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