Job Posting 92675

Job Developer
COSTI Immigrant Services
Toronto Metro area
7700 Hurontario St, Brampton ON
closes in 2 days (Fri, 24 Mar)
part time  •  $32, 772 to $35, 268 per annum

The ELT Pathways to Trades program combines sector-specific language instruction (Canadian Language Benchmark Levels 3 - 6) with digital literacy training, WHMIS preparation and job search support.


The job developer will assist participants in finding employment in construction and maintenance


This is a Union position scheduled to work 24 hours per week.

Hours of work are Tuesday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.



  • Solicits placement opportunities in the construction trade sector.
  • 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 preparation for WHMIS certification.
  • 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.
  • Assists participants in securing employment in the professional sector relevant to their past experience.
  • 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.



  • 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


  • 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 or be exempt from vaccination on human rights grounds. COSTI

   reserves the right to require information establishing the validity of the exemption




LOCATION:                                              7700 Hurontario St., Suite 601, Brampton ON 

START DATE:                                         April 3, 2023 

SALARY RANGE:                             $32, 772 - $35, 268 per annum + benefits

POSTING DATE:                                    March 13, 2023

CLOSING DATE:                                     March 24, 2023

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