EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST

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Division: Vigo County Services
Department: Employment Solutions
Supervised By: Employment Services Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-exempt/Regular/Full-time
Effective Date: July 2013

Position Summary

Develops, trains and maintains competitive employment opportunities in business and industry for persons with disabilities. Serves as program/services manager for persons employed in the community. Interacts with employers in business settings and coordinates services for the consumer with Vocational Rehabilitation and other human service agencies.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person or by telephone. The employee must be able to travel to client locations. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, bend; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally must sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Work Environment

Work is performed in community and home sites and in the office. Stress can result from conflicting priorities, limited back-up coverage and having to work flexible schedule.

Conditions of Employment

Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed, to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. They are meant to be accurate reflections of the principle job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.

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