Employment Support Professional

We are searching for a self-motivated Independent Contractor to join our expanding team!

 

To ensure success as an Independent Contractor, you should possess excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Ultimately, an outstanding Independent Contractor will produce high-quality results with minimal supervision.

 

Position Description:

Employment Support Professional assists job seekers with identifying employment opportunities and promotes coordination and implementation of any other services required to meet job seekers’ specific needs.

Duties:

  • Develop working relationships and collaborate with employers to identify or create positions for job seekers
  • Analyze businesses and market trends to identify unmet needs and potential job opportunities
  • Maintain timely contact and thorough communication with the business community, schools, referral/funding sources, and job seekers
  • Procure appropriate work at a fair wage resulting in an employment schedule that meets the job seekers needs
  • Procure appropriate work at a fair wage resulting in an employment schedule that meets the job seekers needs
  • Identify barriers to employment, such as inaccessible work sites, inflexible schedules, and transportation problems, and work with job seekers and employers to develop strategies for overcoming these barriers
  • Provide initial task analysis and on-the-job coaching providing follow-along services to both job seekers and employers
  • Maintain close contact with job seekers during job training and placements to resolve problems and evaluate placement adequacy.

 

 

 

 

The ideal candidate for this position is creative, driven, and self-motivated.

Qualifications:

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Sales or Marketing background with business and networking skills preferred
  • Excellent organizational, multitasking, and project management skills
  • Prior training and experience in Job Development and Supported Employment Services preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of issues that affect differently-abled job seekers
  • Understanding of local labor markets, tax incentives, labor laws, and training needed/available for employers
  • Adaptable and able to quickly and effectively balance multiple relationships
  • Knowledge of job modification strategies including ADA regulations (Americans with Disabilities)
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Dropbox Storage System
  • Access to all human and material resources required to conduct duties
  • Ability to conduct presentations to employers, civic/school groups and the general public
  • Access to reliable non-public transportation with required minimum insurance coverage.
  • Flexibility in scheduling (availability when job seeker requires assistance)
  • Ability to work with minimal guidance

***This is a 1099 Independent Contractor position***