Easterseals Southern California

  • Vocational Specialist I

    Job Locations US-CA-Orange County
    Job ID
    2018-1727
  • Overview

    WorkFirst Vocational Specialists provides individual employment services under direct supervision. Determines client interests, aptitudes, abilities, and personality characteristics for vocational planning purposes. Develops and executes job placement plan. Ensures accurate, complete files are established and maintained. Prepares associated reports.

    Responsibilities

    • Completes the discovery process, determining personal attributes, interests, skills, talents, and preferences, resulting in a solid profile. Develops a personalized plan and determines opportunities
    • Generates employment opportunities for clients through regular employer contacts, public relations, and community interaction. Follows up on leads with potential employers and develops jobs
    • Completes paperwork and maintains files and client documentation
    • Provides transportation to clients depending upon program design and job location

    Qualifications

    • HS diploma and 1 to 2 years' experience, or equivalent combination of training, education and experience to perform the job successfully
    • 1-2 years' experience in job development with individuals with special needs or vocational rehabilitation.
    • Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written skills with all levels of staff and the public.
    • Must be able to multi-task and accept challenges.
    • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Applications (Word, Outlook and Excel).
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a criminal record/fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation per Easter Seals Southern California and/or program requirements.
    • Ability to travel locally with reliable transportation, maintain driving record in compliance with Transportation Safety Standards, and must have and maintain proper auto insurance and vehicle registration. 
    • Ability to pass post-offer medical examination and test for tuberculosis

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