Employment Specialist

Description

Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week with a flexible work schedule

Job Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Secure and maintain supported employment in the community for adults with disabilities.
  • Match job applicants to a specific job that fits their skills, preferences, and talents
  • Maintain compliance with Vocational Rehabilitation and the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Provide training to teach individuals served vocational skills in a classroom setting.
  • Assisting job candidates with mock interviews, developing resumes, and applying for positions in their communities.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with area employers to secure employees to match their job openings.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation, social work, psychology, or human service field. At least one year of work experience with individuals with disabilities. Must pass the health care worker Criminal Background Check and the Pre-employment Screening requirement of the Nurse AIDE Registry. Specialized training is provided for this position.

Benefits

Health insurance, paid time off, retirement plan.

How to Apply

Please go to our website at www.colemantricounty.org and fill out an application, or pick up an application at our main office on 22 Veterans Drive, Harrisburg, IL.

All applicants shall be treated equally, without regard to their race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, religion, disability, genetic predisposition, sexual orientation (including gender-related identity), marital status, military status, unfavorable discharge from military services, arrest record, or other characteristics protected by law.