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Employment Specialist

Company: Resource Center for Independent Living
Location: Herkimer
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Starting Pay Rate: $18.27 per hour Benefits: + Flexible work schedule menu to include the ability to work: a nine-day biweekly schedule with a three-day weekend every other week or a typical five-day work schedule. + 16 annual vacation days, 12 annual sick days, and 11 annual paid holidays + 401K 6% match + Heavily subsidized health/vision/dental insurance + Additional benefits available Job Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: + Assist participants with job-readiness skills and job development including: resume-building, communication, interviewing skills, and the employment application process. + Discover the participant's skill set to ensure appropriate job matches. + Network with local employers to increase opportunities for participants. + Provide participants with on-the-job training including interaction with supervisors and co-workers. + Provide long-term job retention support for individuals. Education: + Bachelor's Degree is preferred, but not required, for this position. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: + At least two years of experience providing vocational and employment services to individuals with disabilities. + Excellent customer service and communication skills. + Time management and organizational skills. COVID-19 vaccination is required. RCIL will engage in the accommodation process when an exemption is requested. RCIL is a civil rights organization that offers individuals with disabilities a wide range of independent living and advocacy services through the numerous programs we manage. Travel Required: Yes Location : Utica, NY

Keywords: Resource Center for Independent Living, Albany , Employment Specialist, Human Resources , Herkimer, New York

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