Job Developer

Position Reports To: Employment Services Manager

MAXIMUS Canada Employment Services Inc. (MCES) proudly focuses on innovative solutions to help people find jobs. MCES operates the Mission, Abbotsford and Penticton catchment of WorkBC. This is a Provincial government program that provides services to support members of the public in getting a job and keeping it. We provide access to job search resources, employment planning, skills assessment, training, work experience placement and more. For more information about the WorkBC, please visit
We offer a comprehensive benefit package, competitive salary, a wonderful team-based working environment, and an opportunity to work with a great team of people who are dedicated to helping and making a difference in people's lives.

The successful candidate will possess a post-secondary certificate, diploma, or degree in Sales, Marketing, Human Resources, Business Administration, Social Services or related field, or equivalent combination of experience and education.

Desired Professional Skills/Requirements:
The Job Developer provides job placement and job retention services through the WorkBC program to clients who are experiencing a high level of difficulty in finding employment. The Job developer works directly with employers to uncover hidden leads that meet clients’ needs and encourages employers to provide on-the-job training, work experience opportunities and/or skill level assessments. The travel component of this position requires the Job Developer to have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle on a regular basis. The Job Developer must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Proficiency in ICM usage considered an asset.

Job Responsibilities:
• Coordinates and conducts marketing and outreach activities to community agencies, organizations and employers
• Provides comprehensive individualized services to eligible clients with the goal of facilitating employment relationships that are mutually beneficial for the client and the employer
• Provides employment coaching strategies, tactics and Labour Market information to clients during the client’s job search in order to foster successful employment outcome
• Secures paid and unpaid work experience placement opportunities for clients including wage subsidy and Job Creation Partnerships (JCP)
• Identifies potential job opportunities for clients based on their individual skills and abilities
• Monitors the placement by contacting the client and their employer at regular, agreed-upon intervals and provide on the job support and coaching as needed
• Maintains accurate and current case files in ICM, including concise case notes with relevant details that record interactions with clients
• Provides and documents rationales for intervention decisions in ICM
• Works collaboratively with clients who have specialized needs and require adaptive equipment or software to coordinate the purchase and installation of the device
• Utilizes ministry policy and Maximus prescribed procedures when implementing client interventions, recording data in ICM, and providing general services to clients
• Manages client appointments and communication, ensuring frequent contact that at minimum meets the standard set out in ministry policy
• Builds partnerships with employers, community agencies, and other stakeholders
• Conducts ongoing labour market research utilizing connections with industry associations, chambers of commerce, economic development commission offices, and employers
• Shares relevant information with other team members, including other Job Developer staff, resource room navigators and employment coordinators
• Completes reports and documentation on activities as required
• Conducts and facilitates presentations to community groups, stakeholders and clients
• May be required to adjust work week schedule as needed
• French language proficiency considered an asset

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Location:Penticton, British Columbia
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Post Date:Jan 11, 2019
Exp. Date:Feb 10, 2019
Listing Type:Private
Ad Number:3729583