Join us at Fedcap for an exciting career with our Breaking the Cycle Program!
Fedcap Rehabilitation Services, Inc. was launched in 1935 by three WWI veterans who came home from war and could not find work due to their injuries. Today Fedcap Rehabilitation Services, Inc. is a vibrant, growing company working throughout the Northeast placing people with disabilities in living wage jobs in high visible areas such as Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. In addition to Total Facilities Management, Fedcap Rehabilitation Services has commercial businesses operating within the Manufacturing, Print and Document Imaging and Security sectors.
Fedcap Inc. is committed to employment. Fedcap Inc. is founded on the belief that everyone can work--all they need is the support and the opportunity. Through the provision of individualized work readiness classes, job placement and post placement support -- people served in Fedcap, Inc. succeed.
Fedcap’s Breaking the Cycle program has had a remarkable impact on needy families in the State of Maine.
Purpose of the Position:
Job Developer is responsible for identifying, developing and maintaining relationships with employers to create unsubsidized employment opportunities for clients
- Facilitate program launches, including delivery of strategic planning sessions and delivery of training to community network partners.
- Recruit, develop and maintains worksites for TANF participants
- Conducts cold calls each day to employers with the express purpose of identifying businesses that are currently hiring, in addition to follow-up calls to employer
- Secures placements, including but not limited to part time and/or full time employment of 20-30 weekly hours, making approved minimum wage by providing interview referrals on a weekly basis
- Conducts field visits on a bi-weekly basis to ensure that all businesses are well versed in the methodologies of the program
- Regularly reviews local newspapers and websites to remain abreast of local job fairs in order to refer all qualified participants
- Possesses a comprehensive job bank and or/ the ability to leverage relationships to meet the needs of participants
- Meets and understand the skills of job seekers to identify barriers to employment, as well as how to best present them to employers
- Produces weekly reports of cold calls and field visits, conduct daily follow-up with employers to identify strengths, areas of improvement and next steps
- Designs and create recruitment strategies, job fairs, on site employer visits, and info sessions for internet job search for companies that operate and screen through online methods
- Enters case notes for every job seeker
- Announces job leads regularly in workshops and work closely with work readiness instructors on follow-ups with job seeker referred interviews
- Assists retention unit to ensure all employment data is accurate and verified
- Bachelor's degree or higher in business, management, human relations, psychology, occupational therapy, or related field
- Knowledge of and experience in job development, human relations, employer relations
- Experience in workforce development
- Knowledge of rehabilitation field
- Demonstrated history of ability to place job seekers in jobs