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Job Developer and Tech

Company: Goodwill Industries Of Greater New York
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc.Job Description FormPosition Title: Job Developer (Per Diem) Department: New Jersey Program & ServicesReports To (Title): Director of Rehab Cost Center: 58004Position Type: Entry-Level (3 yrs experience or less)Supervising Staff: NO
General Purpose: In a few brief sentences summarize the primary duties and responsibilities.Develop job opportunities for Rehab consumers who are sponsored by funding sources including but not limited to DVR & CBVI. Schedule interviews and follow up with employers to make placements. Build and maintain employer relationships and contacts by visiting employers in the community. Maintain documentation of placement services rendered and employment verification. Complete internal statistical reports and progress reports for funding sources. Ensure employer satisfaction with program/placement services and candidates. Plan and implement job fairs. Liaison with local business community. Become familiar with labor laws, demand occupations and ADA. Provide services for individuals referred for services, including intake, monitoring of participants, teaching skills, help with job development and job transition. Work closely with program staff to help assess employment potential, job placement, career training and job coaching.Essential Functions: Describe the duties that define the core responsibilities of the job.

  • After the 90-day introductory period is completed develop 10 community-based job opportunities, schedule 10 interviews, place 3 consumers, and accrue at least 40 billable hrs. per month
  • Contact employers and determine job openings for consumers based on the employment goals provided by the Coordinator.
  • Meet with employers, complete employer profile and task analysis paperwork at company site and submit to Coordinator upon completion of the employer site visit.
  • Educate employers about disability issues, ADA issues, tax credits and job modifications.
  • Communicate job description/job responsibilities effectively to the Coordinator and other job developers.
  • Assist placement staff with understanding the company's application process, and investigating transportation options to and from the employer job site.
  • Educate consumers about how working may impact other benefits that they currently receive. Connect consumers to Benefit Counseling Services as needed. - Meet individual and team revenue goals. - Track # of service hours provided to each consumer; submit activity reports on time (within 5 business days) to request vouchers for additional hours when needed. - Complete all job development logs on a weekly basis.
    • Completes all Preplacement logs and case notes in a timely manner as per the case note and paperwork compliance procedure. All case notes for the week need to be completed on Fridays by COB and forwarded to the Coordinator of Placement Services along with the weekly report.
    • Must become familiar with CARF regulations and assure that services provided and documentation maintained is CARF compliant.
    • Meet individual and team revenue goals.
    • Enter consumer information into Foothold Awards system.
    • Communicate with referral sources DVR, CBVI and private funders as per the funder communication follow-up procedure.
    • Attend all rehab and staff meetings as required. (Other duties and assignments as may be assigned at the sole discretion of the employer)
      Qualifications: Describe the minimum educational and experience requirements/preferences.
      • BA preferred but will accept 2 years of relevant work experience.
      • Must maintain a valid driver's license and ongoing access to transportation to travel to employers in counties throughout Northern New Jersey.
      • Bilingual (Spanish) and/or ASL preferred
        Skills Required: Describe the minimum skills required or preferred
        • Intermediate Word, Excel and Outlook preferred
        • Excellent communication and written skills
        • Must be able to prioritize and multi-task
        • Navigate and negotiate through difficult situations
        • Ability to communicate with all levels of employees
          Scope of Responsibility & Positions Supervised: Where applicable describes level of authority, decision making discretion, consequences of actions, supervisory and fiscal responsibility. Provide metrics where possible. Level of supervision received.
          • This position does not supervise others. The Job Developer must work effectively as a partner with other job developers, job coaches and other rehab staff.
            Special Working Conditions: Describe unusual working conditions or environmental factors.
            • Job developer is expected to work in the community in addition to the main office. Conditions at employer locations may vary.

Keywords: Goodwill Industries Of Greater New York, Newark , Job Developer and Tech, IT / Software / Systems , Newark, New Jersey

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