Employment Development Liaison - Job Developer

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Job DescriptionFacility: CDCR PLACEMENT REGION 2Compensation Base:Compensation Bonus (if applicable):Equal Opportunity Employer.SummaryThis position supports a network of job development and pre-employment services within the Program Area and is familiar with pre-employment services, transitional work opportunities and long-term job opportunities within the Program Area. This position has basic knowledge of the expungement process,the benefits of completing the process, and/or the ability to provide information or a referral on how to expunge a criminal record, or obtain a Certificate of Rehabilitation.Primary Duties and Responsibilities* Coordinates and monitors job development services taking place at CBP facilities within the Program Area.* Provides support for CBP Job Developers.* Develops a network of prospective employers (e.g., trade associations, labor unions, etc.) within the Program Area that will work with participants.* Liaison with DAPO and DRP on employment related policy issues.* Collects and maintains employment data for the Program Area.* Performs other duties as assigned.Job RequirementsMinimum Requirements* High school diploma or equivalent.* Two (2) years of experience as a Job Developer or Employment Specialist or in a similar position.* Must understand a variety of models including cognitive behavioral therapy and criminogenic risk factors.* Ability to recognize the importance of family, social networks, and community systems in the treatment and recovery process.* Ability to know and comply with program documentation requirements, applicable ethical and professional standards of conduct.* Ability to provide services appropriate to the personal and cultural identity and language of the participant.* Ability to tailor program services to the participant's stage of dependence, change, or recovery.* Ability to appropriately use strategies from accepted and culturally models with participants with substance use and other criminogenic risk factors* Ability to establish rapport with Participants, including management of crisis situation and determination of need for additional professional assistance.* Ability to facilitate the participant's engagement in the treatment and recovery process.* Must possess the skills necessary to implement the employment plan, consult as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, and assess ongoing planning efficacy.* Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.* Valid driver's license.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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