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Job Developer / Employer Liaison

The successful candidate will have a diploma or degree in areas of Human/Social Services, Employment/Career Counselling and/or Marketing/Business, with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a related field.  Demonstrated success in marketing, sales, job developing or recruitment is required.  Experience working with the unemployed in a job development capacity would be considered an asset.  Candidates should be confident in their skills and be committed to maintaining a high level of professionalism.  This is a one year contract position with the potential for long term extension, and includes a 37.5 hour work week.  This position entails service provision throughout Northumberland County, and Peterborough and Durham regions.

Required Responsibilities/Qualifications:

  • Conduct outreach/recruitment/cold calls to employers
  • Establish collaborative relationships with employers
  • Attend business events/functions in the community
  • Be knowledgeable regarding career assessment, labour market research and job search techniques
  • Develop various job development resources; facilitate workshops
  • Conduct employability assessments for Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) clients
  • Manage case files and facilitate client follow up
  • Initiate and maintain accurate and timely documentation of employer/client contacts, job leads and all job development activity
  • Perform job development for harder-to-serve clients
  • Develop training plans and agreements including negotiating financial incentives
  • Monitor placements/job trials to support successful employment
  • Provide job coaching and job retention support
  • Access the hidden job market to generate job leads
  • Match job requirements with client skills
  • Market clients to employers; advocate on the client’s behalf
  • Assist clients in preparing for employment interviews

Watton Employment Services welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Interested job seekers should submit their applications by way of email prior to August 12, 2018:

Ann Newell, Manager:

We thank all who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.