Job Developer

Published
January 9, 2021
Location
Burbank, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

Job Description Summary

Job Summary: The Job Developer will be responsible for conducting job development and placement activities by identifying job opportunities through employer outreach, coordination with Work Source Centers, the Employment Development Department, hosting and attending local job fairs, etc. The Job Developer will also assess participant knowledge, aptitude, skills, attitude and experience for work and will apply appropriate counseling techniques for career guidance.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Identify and work with community groups, organizations, and/or employers to bolster program participation
  • Inform and educate target audiences about the program’s goals, services, requirements, and processes
  • Work with community partners to identify ways to create and increase referrals to the program
  • Create and execute public awareness campaigns to advertise the program
  • Provide professional, intensive account management services to employers
  • Assess and proactively respond to employers' specific needs via frequent contact, which includes meeting with and presenting to employers to discuss potential services, assessing employer needs, building working business relationships, and customizing offerings as needed
  • Provide and/or facilitate employer access to information regarding employment, the labor market, potential employer tax incentives and credits, labor laws, and wage and hour rules
  • Develop strong relationships with local economic development groups, chambers of commerce, professional organizations, and industry clusters to facilitate the expansion of new businesses in the region and to increase opportunities within existing businesses for both adults and adolescents
  • Work with individual employers and/or groups of employers to organize job fairs, mass interviews, on-site recruitment, or other recruitment efforts
  • Manage all employer and business contacts in the customer relationship management database system
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management

    Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor’s degree in human services or business-related field preferred
  • At least four (4) years of customer service, sales, or outreach experience required
  • Experience with the Chamber of Commerce and/or other community groups preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, verbally and in writing, to all segments of the population

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    - Travel to and provide regular training for existing providers in one-on-one or larger settings.
    - Travel to and participate in events to recruit new providers to the program.
    - Responsible for escalated providers and resolving issues.
    - Responsible for high visibility providers where a quick resolution is needed.
    - May be assigned specific providers for ongoing assistance.
    - Collaborate with other contractors and the client on communication and implementation of policy changes to the operations.
    - Maintains up-to-date knowledge of the project.
    - Extensive travel is required.
    - Perform other duties as may be assigned by management.

    Minimum Requirements:
    - High School diploma or equivalent with 4+ years of experience, or Associate degree with 2+ years experience.
    - Works on assignments that are moderately difficult, requiring judgement in resolving issues.
    - Understands implications or work and makes recommendations for solutions.

    MAXIMUS Introduction

    Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit https://www.maximus.com.

    EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

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