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Army Readiness Employment Specialist (ARES) - Salt Lake City

  • Golden Key Group
  • Aug 05, 2022
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

About GKG

With a passion for excellence, Golden Key Group (GKG) helps clients solve their strategic, organizational, and operational challenges to better meet their mission demands.  We have serviced more than 25 Federal departments and agencies and several large commercial companies since our inception in 2002.

Golden Key Group's talented professionals, combined with our strategic partners, bring a depth of commercial and government experience and expertise.  We are relentless in delivering the highest levels of services to provide tangible value and create sustainable results for our clients.


GKG is seeking an Army Readiness Specialist to join our team.


  • Provide assistance to USAR and transitioning Soldiers seeking P3O support services to include civilian career opportunities, developing/enhancing resumes, assistance with application processes, interview assistance, and skills translation from military to civilian careers.
  • Assist military dependents, Veterans, DAC, and sister Service Members, however, USAR Soldiers and transitioning Soldiers received by WHO from TRLs
  • Provide services, on a limited space-and-time available basis, to Veterans (up to 180 days after REFRAD), Retiring/Retirees, and dependents; however, services provided to USAR Soldiers take priority over services provided to transitioning AC Soldiers, Veterans, Retiring/Retirees, and dependents. Services may be rendered virtually.
  • Follow up and track Soldier’s progress and assist Soldier as needed
  • Document the number and amount of time spent and service rendered with each Soldier, dependent, Veteran, DAC, and sister service member. This data will be submitted within the monthly reports
  • Maintain active communication with private sector partners in their individual areas of responsibility and coordinate with P3O for validation and approval of potential partnerships.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Psychology, or related field from a college or university that is accredited by a national or regional agency recognized by the S. Department of Education.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of work experience in human resources related positions, career counseling, or recruiting/job placement.
  • Must also possess demonstrated knowledge and proficiency in customer service skills, use of routine office equipment, Microsoft Office computer programs (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), and web-based applications.
  • A NACI is also required