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Employment Specialist

The Employment Specialist will screen and assess incoming referrals, develop, and maintain positive, professional partnerships with local businesses in order to promote employment opportunities for program participants. This position will provide classroom education and community-based work experiences and evaluations and job coaching supports to individuals in a work environment.  The Employment Specialist must be familiar with supports to include advocacy; training in soft skills such as effective communication, problem-solving skills, work ethic, grooming/hygiene, response to supervision, etc., retention services to provide ongoing work supports, goal planning, treatment team interaction, establishment, and cultivation of natural supports at the work site and interactions with funding sources and employers.  This position requires excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and collaboration with ACCES-VR and OPWDD is essential.

 

Position Requirements

Full-Time/Part-Time
Full-Time
Position
Employment Specialist
Exempt/Non-Exempt
Non-Exempt
Hiring Manager(s)
Robin Mattox
Location
Kelberman Rome
About the Organization

Kelberman is a leading provider of autism services for children, adults and families in the Mohawk Valley and Central New York.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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