Brief Job Description:
The Employment Specialist connects returning citizens with employment opportunities, job skills programs, and workforce development programs (within and outside of City Hall). The Employment Specialist will conduct community and business engagement to identify new opportunities for engaging returning citizens in meaningful paid employment. Manage and work with staff to address critical workforce needs and advise the Executive Director and Director of Policy and Strategic Initiatives on employment challenges and opportunities. Work directly with clients to draft resumes/cover letters/ and other job application work products.
In addition, the Employment Specialist will create formal and informal relationships with on the job training programs, employers, and certification programs. The Employment Specialist will work closely with the Director of Policy and Strategic Initiatives to identify and formally establish these opportunities through grants, Request For Proposals (RFP), Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU)/Memorandum Of Agreements (MOA), and other formal instruments.
C.O.R.I and S.O.R.I Check Required
Boston Residency Required
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: Non-Union/MO/07
Hours Per Week: 35