Job Developer (20-22)

Job city: 
Brampton
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 12:00am
Job terms: 
Full-time contract

Responsibilities:

  • Assists participants in securing employment in the construction and maintenancesector relevant to their past experience
  • Solicits placement opportunities in the sector relevant to clients’ experience
  • Inquires employers about safety precautionary measures and conducts worksite inspections prior to placing clients
  • Prepares and confirms placement contracts with employers
  • Organizes and conducts pre-employment workshops blended delivery in class, via Zoom and other online tools
  • Facilitates employment skills development through Online Training Modules on Moodle
  • Identifies clients’ job readiness and employment training needs
  • Assists participants in developing individualized and self-directed job search work plans and career portfolios
  • Reviews, critiques and provides feedback on participants’ résumé development and finalization
  • Provides one-on-one counselling and support to program participants via telephone, email, virtual meeting tools and/or in person
  • Assists participants in identifying and networking with field professionals
  • Prepares clients for online and in-person job/work placement interviews, provides feedback and coaching
  • Monitors participants’ progress in their field placements and employers’ satisfaction
  • Solicits feedback from participants and employers for program evaluation
  • Prepares and maintains narrative and statistical reports and other documentation as required
  • Inputs clients’ information into database system for services provided and maintains case notes of clients’ coaching sessions and records of employer contacts
  • Conducts follow-ups with participants upon completion of program field placements

Qualifications:

  • Career and Work Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience
  • Minimum of six (6) months of experience facilitating employment workshops and counselling
  • Must have nine (9) months of experience working with employers and placing clients
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with Foreign-Trained/Experienced Skilled Workers
  • Strong knowledge and experience using virtual meeting tools such as Zoom and MS Teams
  • Experience in facilitating online training through Learning Management System (LMS) such as Moodle
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Internet, and email is essential
  • Knowledge of wage subsidies and/other Employment Support Programs offered through Employment Ontario
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with exceptional multitasking skills
  • Knowledge of access to professions for newcomers and their pre-employment needs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Car is required for travelling throughout the GTA
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19
    • How to apply:

      Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters as one file, by clicking on the below link:

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