Employment Specialist

WorkReady Texas - Texarkana, TX (30+ days ago)


EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST

WorkReady Texas is currently looking for an EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST to work with individuals with mild to moderate disabilities in the TEXARKANA area. Our consumers are referred to us by Texas Workforce Solutions (Formally the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services or DARS) and are needing assistance with securing and maintaining long term, meaningful employment. If you are looking for a position that will allow you to make a positive impact in the lives of others, this is your opportunity. The position has a base salary of $15,200 ($20,000 plus incentives first 90 days until credentialed) per year plus incentives. The average income for an Employment Specialist's is $44,000 annually. A top performing ES will earn $46,000-$52,000 per year.

Applicants must be self-motivated with a strong work ethic and be able to work from 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday although job requires flexibility with evenings and weekends at times. Individuals with home office and successful performance based experience will be given preference. Marketing experience a plus.

Applicants must have a Bachelors Degree in a Human Services field (Rehabilitation, Education, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Criminal justice act.), and one year of documented professional experience providing services to disabled individuals. OR Three years of documented professional experience providing services to individuals with disabilities, those at risk or with a mental health diagnosis.

CRP-UNT Credentialed a plus

Bilingual a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $46,000.00 to $52,000.00 /year

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)