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EMPLOYABILITY SPECIALIST

Company: Aerotek
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Job Description:

We're looking for a Employability Specialist!Description:We are looking for an empathetic individual who is passionate about helping disadvantaged and unemployed individuals to join our team. The Employability Specialist will work under the direction of the Division Director or Unit Manager to coordinate job readiness initiatives for our clients. They will be expected to perform duties such as client/applicant interviews, career and vocational counseling, employment plan completion, referrals to various programs and agencies, supportive service determination, completion and transmission of necessary paperwork, conducting workshops, follow-up/retention services, job placement and job retention strategies, training and advancement opportunities, as well as maintaining an average case load of 80 active clients. If this sounds interesting to you, read on ....The Employability Specialist Will: Interpret written test results, assess and counsel eligible applicants and participants in the Workforce Investment Opportunities Act (WIOA) Programs; Carry an average case load of an average 80 active clients; Develop vocational assessment and individual employment plans with clients; Make program referrals and recommendations to the unit coordinator regarding whether a client requires training or job placement; Provide complete case management from enrollment to job placement by working closely and in connection with the Business Services Representatives; Complete accurate and timely Management Information (MIS) paperwork and other related forms/assigned work, as required; In combination with the Business Services Unit, refer program participants to Job opportunities; Enroll clients into all Job Readiness Workshops and be responsible for conducting specific sessions; Assist with the development of all Unit's published material; Implement job retention strategies to facilitate the retention and advancement of WDB participants after job placement/program completion; Based on follow-up results, periodically analyze reports on projected performance measurements for all programs in terms of retention and wage gain; Implement periodic follow-up process to determine status of expanded service delivery for WDB participants 12 months after initial program exit; Perform other job related duties as assigned. Additional Requirements:Possess (or ability to obtain prior to employment), a valid Class C California Driver's License and automobile insurance; Provide reliable private transportation for routine travel on agency business; Possess and maintain an acceptable driving record that will meet the Employer's Insurance Carrier'sStandards. This cannot be waived. Demonstrate regular attendance and punctuality as part of all employees' job responsibilities. It is the employer's expectation that all employees are present and on time every day.Driving on behalf of the agency is a requirement for this position. Day in the Life:Days will be all around your case load. 30 - 80 clients on your case load. You will set clients up for success throughout each stage of their job search.Accurate data entry into CalJobs.Additional Skills & Qualifications:Effective interviewing, job search, and retention techniques; Assess the vocational needs of economically disadvantaged and unemployed individuals; Various community resources as well as partner staff: Who they are, Where they are, and How they can help; Thorough knowledge of industries and employers in Solano County and the surrounding area; Thorough knowledge of economic trends and labor market conditions impacting Solano County industries; Thorough knowledge of the current theory and application of subjects such as job retention and career advancement; Career, vocational, and/or employment counseling techniques, especially employability services; Job Readiness Workshops' curriculum and procedures as they relate to client enrollment and workshop presentations;Nice-to-Haves:

  • Recruiting
  • Social Work
  • Case Management
  • CalJobs Experience
  • Bilingual Spanish is a plus!Experience Level:Entry LevelIf this sounds like a good fit, please reach out directly to Julia at kngo@aerotek.com with your updated resume for consideration! About Aerotek:We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Aerotek, Fairfield , EMPLOYABILITY SPECIALIST, Other , Fairfield, California

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