Job Developer – Temporary

WCG Services | http://www.wcgservices.com
Burnaby, BC | Full Time

Details

The Job Developer is responsible for providing individualized services to employers and Clients in order to achieve Labour Market Attachment for Clients who are unlikely to find work through self-marketing efforts to employers. Job Development Services provide Clients with direct support to negotiate with employers for new job opportunities that may exist or be developed (carved) from existing job descriptions based on the needs, skills and abilities of the Client and individual employer needs.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Demonstrated experience in conducting and interpreting Client Needs Assessments; coaching and mentoring Clients; working with individuals with complex barriers and a broad range of cultural backgrounds; and building partnerships with employers, community agencies, and other stakeholders
  • Experience in effectively marketing Clients, including Specialized Population Clients, and explaining the benefits to employers
  • Strong ability to market centre employment services to potential employers or/or employer related forums, for example, Chamber of Commerce, employer networking linkages
  • Ability to take a unique approach in coming up with ideas to meet Clients employment placement needs
  • Experience in assessing the needs of an employer and a Client and making an effective match
  • Strong digital literacy skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Solid understanding of confidentiality and other professional codes of conduct; must submit for a criminal record check
  • Ability to work outside require business hours, including in shifts, evenings, and Saturdays
  • Flexibility and the ability to work in different locations in the Burnaby catchment as required

Preferred:

  • ┬áProficiency in French and/or other languages in addition to English
  • Comfort and proficiency using Social Media
  • Experience with Ministry and other online tools such as ICM, online employment services, Magnet

Education/Certifications:

  • Post-secondary certificate, degree, or diploma in a relevant field (e.g. career or employment development, vocational rehabilitation, social work, psychology, sociology, human services, counselling, education, or human resources management) preferred
  • CCDP preferred

How to Apply

Learn more and apply at www.wcgservices.com/careers