Requisition Number: 13456
Job Title: EMPLOYMENT CONSULTANT II
City: PENSACOLA
State: FL

EMPLOYMENT CONSULTANT II

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Description/Job Summary

Global Connections to Employment (GCE), a nonprofit that provides job training and employment opportunities for individuals with significant disabilities.  We exist to provide opportunities so people can experience meaningful employment.  Our organization’s Mission is “Helping People throughout Life’s Journey,” and what better way to do so than through employment which leads to independence and self-sufficiency. 

We collaborate with partners who share a sense of responsibility for improving the world we live in. From a business perspective, we see opportunity in employees who have positive attitudes and are enthusiastic not only about performing their jobs, but more importantly, meeting the expectations of our customers.  We continue to learn, innovate, work hard, respect and value the relationships we have in numerous communities in the US.

Overview

The Employment Consultant II is responsible for helping people with disabilities obtain and maintain successful employment. This position will: assist with the recruitment of individuals with disabilities seeking employment; assess the vocational supports and preferences needed for success; establish a person-centered employment plan; coordinate employment opportunities between individuals with disabilities and employers; provide on-site job retention services to ensure training and workplace accommodations are in place to support successful job retention; provide pre-employment training. 

Qualifications

 Education/Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, communications, marketing, human resources or related field and a minimum of four (4) years of related experience 
  • OR  Associate’s Degree in a related field and six (6) years of experience working with adults with disabilities in an employment setting 
  • OR  High School Diploma/GED with eight (8) years of experience working with adults with disabilities 
  • Experience assessing and documenting workplace accommodations and supports
  • Experience in employment outreach/recruitment activities 
  • Must possess a valid driver's license in the state they reside, have a satisfactory driving record, and be insurable under corporate policy. 

The salary range for this position is $15.01 - $17.75 per hour.

Physical Requirements

  • While performing this job's duties, the team member will be required to travel to various community sites and events. The team member will be required to provide oral presentations to small and large audiences. The team member will be required to operate computer equipment and other basic office equipment. The team member may assist with diffusing stressful situations in the workplace using approved conflict resolution techniques. May occasionally be required to lift up to 20 lbs. 
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that a team member must meet to perform the essential functions of the job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To Apply:

Interested applicants please visit our Career Center @ www.gce.org and complete our on-line applications. Our toll free number is (866) 236-3981. Day shift 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM.

GCE is putting our employee health and safety first by following guidance from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations on preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Global Connections to Employment, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING REQUIRED.

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Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer including Vets and Disabled. For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement. For reasonable accommodation, please email us at LCIEmployment@bhcpns.org.