Job description

$35,000/yr

Develop job opportunities for Rehab consumers who are sponsored by funding sources including but not limited to DVR & CBVI. Schedule interviews and follow up with employers to make placements. Build and maintain employer relationships and contacts by visiting employers in the community. Maintain documentation of placement services rendered and employment verifications. Complete internal statistical reports and progress reports for funding sources. Ensure employer satisfaction with program/placement services and candidates. Plan and implement job fairs. Liaison with local business community. Become familiar with labor laws, demand occupations and ADA.

  • Develop jobs opportunities in alignment with career interests of program participants
  • Schedule interviews leading to employment for program participants
  • Meet with employers, complete employer profile and task analysis paperwork at company site and submit to Coordinator upon completion of the employer site visit
  • Educate employers about disability issues, ADA issues, tax credits and job modifications
  • Communicate job description/job responsibilities effectively to the Coordinator and other job developers
  • Assist placement staff with understanding the company’s application process, and investigating transportation options to and from the employer job site
  • Educate consumers about how working may impact other benefits that they currently receive
  • Connect consumers to Benefit Counseling Services as needed
  • Meet individual and team revenue goals
  • Track # of service hours provided to each consumer; submit activity reports on time
  • Complete all job development logs on a weekly basis
  • Complete all placement logs and case notes in a timely manner as per the case note and paperwork compliance procedure
  • Meet individual and team revenue goals
  • Communicate with referral sources DVR, CBVI and private funders as per the funder communication follow-up procedure

What you need to have

Skills
  • Intermediate Word, Excel and Outlook preferred
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Must be able to prioritize and multi-task
  • Navigate and negotiate through difficult situations
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of employees
  • Must work effectively as a partner with other job developers, job coaches and other rehab staff
Prior experience & qualifications
  • BA preferred but will accept relevant work experience
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and ongoing access to transportation to travel to employers in counties throughout Northern New Jersey
  • Expected to work in the community in addition to the main office (conditions at employer locations may vary)
Languages
This opportunity requires fluency in English