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Job Number:  37972
Job Developer
Job Posted: Friday, 8 September 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 22 September 2017
(60 days ago)
Pacific Community Resources
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $22.74/hour – $25.88/hour, plus benefits
WorkBC Employment Service Centre – Vancouver Midtown

Regular Full Time

 

PCRS requires a Job Developer to work with a multi-agency service delivery team within the Employment Program of BC at the Vancouver Midtown WorkBC office. The successful applicant must be able to work closely with diverse populations including people with multiple barriers to employment, youth, older workers, and immigrants.

 

Position Summary:

The Job Developer is responsible to increase employment outcomes by developing a variety of employment opportunities for participants engaged in employment. The Job Developer will provide pre-screening services for employers to support their hiring needs, ensuring they are connected with suitable candidates. The role may also entail working collaboratively with Vocational Counselors to carve job opportunities for candidates engaged in customized employment, which involves individualizing the employment relationship between employees and employers in ways that meet the needs of both and where required assisting with accommodations or disability-related supports. The Job Developer will be required to provide Job Maintenance support to newly hired individuals and/or Job Coaching support on the job where needed.

 

The Job Developer will demonstrate a solid understanding of the Labour Market in Vancouver and adjoining areas. Additional job duties include but are not limited to assisting with joint marketing initiatives, supporting on and off-site job fairs, documenting, maintaining and sharing records of job leads and employers and making cold calls and/or in person visits to employers. Opportunities that the Job Developer solicits include full-time and part-time paid employment placements, informational interviews, job interviews and work experience placements. The Job Developer must be willing to work a flexible schedule as needed to meet these requirements.

 

Academic and Job Experience Required:

Successful applicants will have a B.A. in a related field plus 2 years’ experience OR a suitable combination of education, lived experience and/or work experience.

 

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the Vancouver labour market
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Ability to work effectively within a fee-for-service model and understand and apply policy appropriately
  • Successfully complete a Criminal Record Check including the vulnerable sector
  • Current First Aid Certificate

 

Desired Requirements:

  • Experience and/or qualifications related to recruitment, marketing, human resources, teaching and training adults, drug and alcohol counselling, and/or other social services
  • Experience working with unemployed, underemployed, homeless and marginally housed individuals, and knowledge of the challenges facing individuals with significant barriers to entering the labour market
  • Attention to detail and familiarity with data management and reporting procedures
  • Familiarity with Employment Program of British Columbia policies and procedures
  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Certificate, Mental Health First Aid and/or Suicide Intervention Training
  • Professional level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, employment coaching, negotiation, mediation, interviewing and presentation skills
  • Fluency in written and verbal French, Chinese, Tagalog, and/or Vietnamese
  • Experience working with the Aboriginal community
  • Driver’s license with a clean drivers abstract and business insurance

                                                                                   

Immediate Supervisor:  

  • Vancouver Midtown ESC, Case Management Coordinator                                                                                              

 

PCRS recognizes the value of a diverse and an inclusive workplace in its mission to work towards everyone thriving in strong healthy communities. Qualified people of all cultures, genders and abilities are encouraged to apply. We recognize that our programs reside on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux First Nations.

 

We thank all applicants, however only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Send Cover Letter and Resume to:
• Vancouver Midtown ESC, Case Management Coordinator

Please quote “Job Developer - VMESC” on your cover letter
and in the subject line of emails.
Resumes without cover letters will not be accepted.
Contact Details:
Send Cover Letter and Resume to:
www:   pcrs.ca/our-jobs/job-developer/


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