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Job Developer I

Job Developer I

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Job Location 
506 W. Washington Ave.
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Starting Wage 
USD $15.00/Hr.
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Job Status 
Regular Part-Time

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POSITION SUMMARY: Provides job search and post placement retention services to Employment Services program participants and executes related administrative tasks under the direction of the Customized Programs/Business Development (CP/BD) Manager.


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Reasonable Accommodations Statement:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Essential Functions Statements:

  1. Provides job development to companies and organizations resulting Employment Services participants obtaining long term competitive employment.
  2. Recruits participants for Customized Programs as designated by the CP/BD Manager. Responsible for prescreening, intake, program orientation, job search and job retention related counseling, all aspects of case management (including thorough and accurate database use to record participant efforts), placement documentation, and addressing participant and employer needs (where allowable) after placement to ensure retention.
  3. Must meet intake, placement, and retention goals (3 months, 6 months, 9 months, and 1 year or more) as set by the CP/BD Manager.
  4. Sets up interviews, and/or accompanies participants (as needed) to job interviews. Ensures participants are referred to and utilize wrap around services to overcome any barriers to employment.
  5. Maintains strong client relationships to ensure completion of job seeker assignments, timely submission of paystubs, and post placement communication.
  6. Attends internal and external program related educational job development meetings. Develops and maintains strong relationships with community agencies/organizations and potential employers that enhance the ability of program participants to get jobs, and makes presentations to explain and promote Employment Services programs.
  7. Monitors participant activity to ensure quality learning, and completion of program and work assignments, and quality outcomes.  Ensures client files are complete according to both program and CARF requirements.
  8. Acts as a role model and mentor to program participants by exhibiting professionalism at all times in regards to respectful communication (oral and written) and interactions, job search and retention counseling, keeping scheduled appointments, following through with any agreements with participants, and holding clients accountable to program participation requirements.
  9. Promotes and demonstrates cooperation and teamwork. Assists and shares knowledge and information with other employees as needed or directed by the CP/BD Manager. Works to implement strategies developed by the CP/BD Manager in order to meet department goals.
  10. Performs other duties as required while maintaining performance measures as directed by the CS/BD Manager.




Education: GED or High School education or Certification/License in related field required, AA, BA or BS degree preferred.


Experience: One to two years related experience preferred. Must complete GISD SMART goal Training within 90 days of hire.


Computer Skills: MS Office Suite. Strong E-mail communication skills. Strong file management or case management skills. Must have ability to learn client tracking software, ETO database.


Certificates & Licenses:  Must be able to pass all required criminal background checks and become First Aid & CPR certified. Must have a valid CA driver’s license and current insurance, and be able to pass Goodwill’s insurance company requirements for driving on company time. Driver with own vehicle required.


Other Requirements: Works under the supervision of and receives work direction from the CS/BD Manager as required. Must understand and be able to work with collaborating agencies and funders.


Amount of Travel Required: 30-50%


Normal schedule: Tuesday - Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.