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Employment Specialist

Company: Schenectady ARC
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

The Employment Specialist will support individuals in finding and maintaining employment by performing and completing initial screening/assessments on all individuals referred to New Directions employment program. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to: *Developing a service plan to identify an individual's abilities/barriers to employment, required services, and viable primary and secondary vocational goals *Arranging and conducting situational assessments as needed to determine individuals' interests in various careers *Working in close collaboration with other employment support staff, individuals' respective supportive services, family members and employers to facilitate a successful employment situation *Monitoring and evaluating individual's work performance on job site during and after initial training period Schenectady ARC has been providing services to developmentally disabled adults since 1952 and is committed to helping people within the Capital Region enjoy healthy, rewarding lives as members of their community. Schenectady ARC brings staff, families and community together to encourage dreams and respond to each person's life choices by offering high quality services, resources and supports.
Compensation $18.37- $20.34Schenectady ARC provides a comprehensive benefit package to employees working full and part time schedules including, but not limited to: *Health, dental and vision benefits following 30 days *Generous paid time off (vacation, sick, personal, floating holiday and agency recognized paid holiday time) *403(b) Defined Contribution plan *Voluntary plan offerings and much more! __________________________________________________________________

  • At least 1 yr experience working in field: Novice

  • Reliable transportation: Expert


    • Experience in vocational services preferred: Expert

    • Willingness to work flexible schedule: Expert


      • Bachelors or better

        Licenses & Certifications

        • Valid NYS Drivers License

Keywords: Schenectady ARC, Schenectady , Employment Specialist, Human Resources , Schenectady, New York

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