Westhab, Inc. Job Developer- Westchester, NY in Westchester, New York
JOB TITLE: Job Developer (Westchester County)
DEPARTMENT: Employment Services
REPORTS TO: Senior Job Developer
SALARY: $47000.00 to $52000.000
Under the supervision of the Senior Job Developer, the Job Developer establishes and maintains activities to develop, locate, and secure job opportunities for program participants.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES :
Develops and maintains employer relationships in the community
Assesses participants’ skill sets and experiences in order to seek appropriate job opportunities for them
Participates in outreach and recruitment activities by coordinating and attending job fairs
Develops employer resources information and maintains a job bank
Delivers job readiness-training workshops to program participants, simulating workplace environment whenever possible
Assists participants in assessing their job skills for positions
Instruct participants in job seeking, application procedures, resume writing, interview preparation, and job retention skills
Provides job search/career information workshops and presentations to participants/residents
Provides participants with Labor Market information
Develop work experience program internships placement sites
Conducts job site visits after placement to ensure success by providing job analysis
Monitors participant performance on the job and counsel participants when job performance is not satisfactory
Refers qualified participants to employers and conducts necessary follow-up after participants are placed in positions
Knowledgeable about training and educational opportunities available to participants/residents.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree and two years’ experience in sales, job development, social service or employment and training programs working with disadvantaged adults. Must have valid NYS Driver’s License and car available for work.
AGENCY PROFILE & EMPLOYEE EXPECTATIONS:
Westhab is a prominent community development organization, providing housing and supportive services for more than 10,000 of the most vulnerable members of our community each year. We are staffed by an extraordinary group of hard working professionals that are fully committed to our mission - Building Communities. Changing Lives. Working at Westhab is not easy. Our expectations for all staff are high. We believe that the people and the communities that we have the privilege to serve deserve our very best every day. We are a results-driven organization that focuses on empowerment and impact. If you want to apply for this opportunity, it should only be because you feel ready for the challenges and expectations that come with joining this kind of team. (EOE)
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (OSHA):
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ensures safe and healthful working conditions to workers by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance. Westhab complies with all applicable OSHA standards, rules and regulations in addition to keeping our workplaces free of serious recognized hazards.
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