Employment/Career Consultant

BGS Career & Corporate Development

BGS | http://www.bgsenterprises.com/
St Paul, Alberta | Full Time



This position works to

  • Assist clients to identify career interests and goals; assess client needs; prepare effective cover letter(s), resume and a portfolio; assist clients to gain confidence and proficiency in the job interview; teach job search or research skills
  • Market and deliver career workshops
  • Establish business networks; identify employers and actively promote appropriate jobseekers to them; conduct preliminary site assessment and suitability for client; collaborate with co-workers to select suitable candidates for the position; and maintain current labour market information
  • Market and develop Workplace Training contracts
  • Collaborate with community organizations for benefit of clients; implement marketing plan and develop employer partnerships

Minimum Qualifications for our Employment/Career Consultants include:

  • Post-Secondary education, or related experience, in career development, social sciences or related experience
  • Understanding of, and demonstrated application of, the Career Planning process
  • Proficiency in the following: job search techniques; employment and job search skills, which includes writing professional résumés and cover letters, high impact job interviews, and effective job search skills; instructional design and group instruction; case management
  • Experience working with individuals experiencing difficulty securing employment and a commitment to motivate and encourage such individuals
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal competencies that enable:
    a) effective participation in a team environment including problem solving and conflict resolution skills
    b) canvassing employers to find job vacancies and negotiating to place clients in those vacancies, and
    c) successful management of time, priorities, tasks, change and stress
  • Current knowledge of community supports and the local labour market
  • Enthusiasm and initiative with a commitment to excel in service delivery

How to Apply

Submit resumes to careers@bgsenterprises.com

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