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Employment Specialist

Prairie Quest Consulting
Fort Wayne, IN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

At PQC, our employees are our best asset. Prairie Quest Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prides itself on growth and exceeding expectations, not only for our customers but also for our employees. We believe that having the best of the best on staff translates into having the best of the best in customer results.

Employment Specialists will assist individuals with employment barriers to obtain and maintain meaningful employment in conjunction to services with Vocational Rehabilitation. Successful candidates will establish relationships with employers and then match those who are looking for work, to those employers.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet with clients to understand their employment goals, as aligned with Vocational Rehabilitation.
  • Assess the education, experience, skills and strengths of individuals and assist them in matching those qualities to available employment opportunities.
  • Employ multiple strategies to be able to effectively coach clients to improve their job search efforts, including; new search techniques, interview preparation, and resume development.
  • Provide one on one training, conduct skills assessments and facilitate onsite job instruction.
  • Coach clients on effective professional communication skills, to include self-advocacy, requesting accommodations and interpersonal skills necessary for successful employment.
  • Monitor, evaluate, and document progress of clients utilizing case management database.
  • Interacts with employers and local business and develops relationships with other human service agencies.
  • Able to establish partnerships with area businesses to communicate benefits of program and to develop potential job opportunities for clients.

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Previous experience working with individuals with employment barriers or veterans
  • Experience developing and implementing employment plans
  • Knowledge of the community and surrounding area highly preferred
  • Ability to adhere to regulations and standards
  • Possess working knowledge of MS Office and Google tools
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Respect to diversity and ability to maintain privacy of clients
  • Ability to inspire and motivate

Position type: Full Time

Hours: Mon-Friday, hours will be flexible

PTO: 2 weeks annual, 3 weeks after 1 year of service

Holiday: 6 paid days

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability available after probationary period.

PQC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. In addition to federal law requirements, PQC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Prairie Quest Consulting

Address

Fort Wayne, IN
46815 USA

Industry

Business