Employment Specialist - Full-Time

New Opportunities Inc - Waterbury, CT3.4

Full-time$17 an hour
$16.83 per hour; 40 hours a week; 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

To provide job search assistance services to client residents of the program.In cludes assessment of skills, identification and facilitation of training and developing relationships with local employers for job placement opportunities.

  • Provide job search assistance to the forty-eight (48) residents of the program.
  • Assess client skills/goals and relate them to employment opportunities.
  • Assess employment training needs and identify skill gaps.
  • Facilitate job skill and readiness training through workshops and auxiliary services.
  • Monitor client independent structured job search on a bi-weekly basis
  • Maintain job search/placement records in agecncy software system
  • Perform ongoing labor market research and development of an employer base in order to stay current with job market opportunities and needs
  • Research relevant agencies and service providers in the area, and develop collaborative relationships.-
  • Other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of employment Oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills
Customer service, organizational and problem-solving skillsRecordkeeping and computer skills Bi-lingual a plus
Ability to work with diverse populations Ability to engage employment partners
Valid CT. Driver’s license
EOE AA M/F Vet/Disability