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CES Part Time Benefited

Chico, CA, US

CES – Job Developer

Department: CES

Reports to: Community Employment Services Manager

SUMMARY:  The Community Employment Services Job Developer works with clients in locating, securing, and maintaining community employment and is responsible for the supervision and training of persons with disabilities at specific Community Integrated Employment (CIE) work sites.  The Job Developer may also work with Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) clients teaching job seeking skills, evaluating, coaching, and preparing individuals for securing employment.  The Job Developer performs direct job coaching in accordance with client and operational needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops and maintains contacts with local employers, affiliated agencies, and other parties who can assist in securing employment for job seekers with disabilities or other barriers to employment.
  • Completes and maintains timely and accurate records.  Develops resumes, classroom materials, case notes and individual service plans (ISPs), and authorization requests.
  • Conducts formal assessments of persons receiving services, evaluating their work skills and potential for community employment.
  • Provides training to client(s) and ensures that training is integrated with the successful completion of day-to-day worksite assignments, to include:
  1. Employer’s worksite policies and procedures
  2. Employer’s worksite safety procedures
  3. Social and/or community skills
  4. Mobility and/or transportation skills
  • Arranges and performs on–the-job intervention and participates as job team member when job placement and employment issues arise.
  • Participates in assigned client’s case conferences, makes recommendations, and assists in the development of individual written program plans when appropriate.
  • Advocates for client rights as necessary.  Maintains information base and serves as staff resource for information on pay and benefits issues impacting clients, and State and Federal labor laws, Social Security, etc.
  • Keeps Community Employment Services Manager promptly and fully informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance and takes prompt corrective action where necessary.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

  • May assist client with problem-solving and/or securing transportation to and from the worksite.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or requested by the CES Employment Services Manager, Director of Community Services, or Executive Director.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.

  • Employee is regularly required to stand, walk, bend, lift, twist, use hands, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and see and hear and communicate with sufficient acuity to successfully perform all aspects of the job.
  • Employee may be required to stand for the majority of an eight (8) hour shift.
  • Employee must be able to demonstrate manual dexterity, hand-eye coordination and perform simple grasping and fine manipulation.
  • Employee must be able to safely lift and/or carry up to 25 pounds.
  • The employee must be able to travel over uneven terrain in an outdoor setting.
  • The employee may be required to work in an environment that may include inclement weather and extreme heat and/or cold.
  • A reasonable accommodation will be made as outlined by law.  Reasonable accommodation is defined as any modification or adjustment to a job or the work environment that will enable a qualified applicant or employee with a disability to participate in the application process or to perform essential job functions.  Reasonable accommodation also includes adjustments to assure that a qualified individual with a disability has rights and privileges in employment equal to those of employees without disabilities.

REQUIRE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and/or any combination of education, knowledge, and/or skills, equal to a minimum of two years’ experience working in a variety of commercial/industrial work settings.
  • A minimum of two years directly related experience working with persons with developmental and physical disabilities.
  • Must possess a valid California Driver’s License and ability to maintain a clear DMV to be insurable by the Work Training Center’s carrier.
  • Must have intermediate computer PC experience and/or a willingness to obtain knowledge of ADP, Case Magic, and Microsoft Office Suites (Word, Excel, OneDrive, Teams, etc.).
  • Must pass drug screen analysis.
  • Commitment to the Work Training Center and its mission and the ability to work as a team member and represent Community Employment Services in a professional manner.
  • Ability and willingness to work varied hours (overtime, split shifts, evenings, and/or weekends, as assigned).
  • May require specialized skills, licenses, or certification depending on worksite assignment.
  • Adherence to established dress standards.
  • Must be 18 years or older.

PREFER  OR WILLINGNESS TO ACQUIRE:

  • Willing to learn a variety of occupational skills.
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificate or the ability to obtain certification.

STARTING WAGE RANGE: $17.43 – $19.92 hourly

TO APPLY: Please send resume in PDF or MS Word format to jwcox@ncen.org. Include “WTC Job Developer” in the subject line.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 17.43
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 19.92