EMPLOYMENT PLACEMENT SPECIALIST - #100243

GEO Reentry Services


Date: 04/19/2022 19:30 PM

City: Sacramento, California

Salary: $21 / hour

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Facility: SACRAMENTO BOP DRC


Salary: $21.00


Bonus (if applicable):


H&W: $4.23 This position is eligible to receive a Health & Welfare Benefit Rate per hour on all hours paid up to 40 hours per week and not to exceed 2,080 hours per year.


Shift:


Benefits: Full-time employees will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off • Paid holidays • 401(k)

• 401(k) matching • Health Insurance • Dental Insurance

• Vision Insurance • Life Insurance • Flexible spending account

• Health savings account • Tuition Reimbursement • Reduced tuition rates

• Employee discount • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance

• Disability Insurance • Paid training • Other benefits available




Equal Opportunity Employer.



Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation.


Who We Are:


GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.


Why Work for GEO:



  • At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success.


  • We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.


  • Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful.




Summary


This position is responsible for developing and coordinating employment job searches for participants in the community including initial assessment, scheduling and supervision of participants. It is responsible for ensuring that all field and phone surveillance requirements are met. In addition, it provides individual and group job readiness discussions and training in accordance with organizational policies and contract requirements.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities



  • May perform all duties of Case Manager and Case Coordinator.

  • Provides employment orientation for all new participants and assesses their situations so suitable employment can be found.

  • Assists participants in obtaining necessary documents to provide identity and right to work so that they will meet employer requirements.

  • Contacts prospective employers and employment services by phone, mail, and in person to describe the program’s objects and solicit cooperation in providing job opportunities.

  • Prepares and keeps a current list of all prospective employers and jobs available in the area.

  • Establishes a referral system.

  • Meets with participants to establish a job search work plan that is both viable and realistic.

  • Conducts weekly group meetings with unemployed participants to teach job search skills including but not limited to application completion, resume writing, and interviewing techniques so that they might present themselves in a more positive way to prospective employers and increase their employment potential.

  • Monitors participants pay stubs to ensure that they have continued in their employment and that they have worked the number of hours for which they have been signed out in the log. Makes periodic on-site job inspections only if mandated by the contract.

  • Develops and maintains a job bank, referral sources for vocational training classes and a Community Resource Manual so that updated employment opportunities and resources will be readily available to participants.

  • Develops and maintains working relationships with state, county and federal program administrators who can assists participants with on-the-job training and education. Contacts other available sources of subsidized assistance training programs.

  • Verifies itineraries, as required by contract to ensure that participants are meeting program goals and contract requirements.

  • Verifies participants' employment or school attendance to ensure participants are meeting employers’ and school standards, as required by contract.

  • Makes entries in participants’ files regarding employment, school status, and progress so that progress can be measured and assistance given as needed.

  • Maintains or exceeds employment goals that have been established by management to improve participants’ morale and enhance self-esteem through employment.

  • Implements formal or informal disciplinary action for rule violations according to procedure to comply with government and contracting agency requirements.

  • Participates in staff meetings by sharing observations and recommendations regarding the facility, participants and staff relations to identify and solve problems and function as a unified team.

  • Maintains confidentiality obtained through job duties regarding employees, vendors, participants, outside agencies, etc. so that sensitive information is only given on a "need to know" basis.

  • Complies with work rules and policies as explained in the company Employee Handbook and the Facility Policies and Procedures Manual. Responds to directives from managers and supervisors in a cooperative spirit to ensure conformance to standards.

  • Adheres to attendance policy and works overtime as required to ensure adequate coverage of the program and to ensure the safety and security of the participants.

  • Complies with safety rules and takes appropriate corrective action to ensure work is performed in a safe manner and without injury to self or others.

  • Communicates effectively with all levels of staff in a manner that promotes a sense of team spirit and cooperation.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.






Minimum Requirements



  • High School diploma or equivalent and one (1) or more years of related experience in guidance, counseling or job placement.

  • Work experience may be substituted with a specialized degree or certification in the field of guidance, counseling or career development.

  • Familiar with community work force needs, public and private agencies, and employment services.

  • Must hold a current and active Driver’s License and be insurable by The Company’s insurance company.

  • Ability to instruct.

  • Ability to maintain positive community relationships.

  • Ability to effectively interface with participants and staff.

  • Ability to motivate and create an atmosphere of enthusiasm toward work ethic.

  • Ability to express thoughts logically, in both written and verbal form using correct grammar.

  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility to perform a wide range of duties.

  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

This job is expired. Please use the search form to find active jobs or submit your resume.


Post a resume