Location: Prince George, BC
Like WCG, you believe in the power of work to transform lives. As a Job Developer, you’re part of a team that makes a difference by providing support and expertise to program clients, and employers.
As Job Developer, you'll work with a variety of local employers to place clients in employment opportunities and, after successfully matching a client with an employer, remain available for retention support. You'll also develop a positive relationship with the clients; encouraging, motivating and supporting them to achieve and retain employment.
As a key part of a strong and professional team, you make a difference at the personal and community level by ensuring clients achieve their employment goals and receive the best support possible.
- Eligibility determination – provide assessment services to determine the need
for job development services. Assessment findings and a rationale detailing the
need for job development services must be detailed within the Clients ICM case
- Develop a plan that details the activities the client will undertake while
participating in job development services. The plan must include the level of
follow-up determined appropriate prior to providing this intensive level of
- Primary job development services include:
- working with clients to establish potential employment opportunities;
- providing individualized job marketing to employers;
- arranging interviews and supporting clients at job interviews as
- negotiating job terms and conditions.
- Conduct initial employer on-site visits to ensure the best working
conditions for future employees
- Assisting the client and/or employer to resolve issues that may impact
the client's ability to maintain employment
- Identifying and arranging for any accommodations and supports
necessary for the client to continue in employment
- Coordinate and facilitate required training that will support job
retention, including on-the-job training
- Demonstrated experience conducting and interpreting client assessments; coaching and mentoring clients; working with individuals with complex barriers and a broad range of cultural backgrounds; and building partnerships with employers, community agencies and other stakeholders
- Experience in effectively promoting clients, including Specialized Population Clients, and explaining benefits to employers
- Ability to promote WorkBC Employment Services to potential employers or/or employer related forums (e.g. Chambers, employer networking sites, etc.)
- Experience in assessing employer and client needs to make an effective match
- Strong digital literacy skills including Microsoft Office Suite
- Adherence to confidentiality and professional codes of conduct
- Ability to work outside standard business hours, including in shifts, evenings and Saturdays as needed
- Ability to work in different location/catchments as required
- Post-secondary certificate, degree or diploma in a relevant field and/or CCDP preferred
- Competitive salary
- Comprehensive and flexible health and dental benefits
- Ongoing learning and development opportunities
- Generous time off policy to encourage work/life balance
- A diverse and inclusive workplace with a track record of high employee engagement and teamwork
For complete job requirements, see the full Job Description here.
WCG is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to achieving a workplace that is equitable and representative of Canada’s diverse population. We actively work to attract, develop, and retain employees from diverse and equity-deserving backgrounds who have exceptional ability and the desire to make a difference. We continuously strive to support individual needs and differences in a work environment that is built on inclusivity and respect for everyone.
WCG is committed to providing an accessible, barrier free recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise us if you require accommodation in advance of any part of the recruitment and selection process.