Job Developer

ES · Cornwall, Ontario
Department ES
Employment Type Permanent

Job Zone d'emploi is a provider of comprehensive employment services since 1985!

We are a non-profit organization that prepares, guides and assists individuals, in English and in French, to find employment through employment and career counselling, information resources, job opportunities and access to community and outreach services. We foster cooperative community partnerships in an effort to be responsive to our clients’ needs while being sensitive and respectful of the challenges facing them. We respond to the needs of employers by providing information on the local labour force, posting employment opportunities, as well as providing support for HR planning and recruitment.

Job Zone d'emploi offers paid personal time, paid sick time, paid vacation, a comprehensive health benefits plan after 3 months of consecutive employment, RSP employer contribution after 2 years of consecutive employment, and more!

Position Summary

Job Zone d'emploi is recruiting to fill a permanent position for a Job Developer. The Job Developer will remain current on Labour Market Information, salaries and working conditions and will be responsible for recruiting employers and provide the necessary supports/services to ensure positive trainee/trainer rapport.

Under the direction of the Director of Community Relations, the Job Developer will effectively maintain referred case loads and meet all activity and targets of the designated program.

The successful candidate would ideally:

    • Minimum Ontario Secondary School Diploma
    • Post Secondary Education in Business/Marketing would be an asset
    • possess marketing/sales experience
    • possess excellent communication skills in English; oral and written  *French considered an asset
    • possess strong computer skills
    • possess a valid driver's license and access to a vehicle
    • have the ability to advocate to local employers, on behalf of individuals with employment barriers
    • possess strong negotiation skills
    • be empathetic to and understand the challenges facing the unemployed
    • have an understanding of local labour market research and job search techniques
    • have knowledge of local community resources
    • possess strong interpersonal, problem solving, and analytical skills
    • possess time and work management skills
    • respect diversity
    • possess a strong work ethic and be committed to maintaining a high level of professionalism
    • be able to work in a team environment
    • promote confidentiality as a norm

    Work Environment

    • Job requires working in an office setting, as well as travelling to off sight locations i.e. local businesses, industries and schools within the counties of Stormont and Dundas
    • A neat and tidy personal appearance is required; casual business attire. Safety equipment (hard hat, safety glasses, ear plugs and safety boots) will be provided and must be worn on construction sites
    • Thirty five hour work week; Monday to Friday, with occasional overtime in the early morning, evenings, and/or weekends
    • Use of office equipment required: computers, software specific to programs.

    This position is posted both internally and externally.

    DEADLINE TO APPLY:  FRIDAY AUGUST 12, 2022 at 12:00pm (noon)

    Job Zone d’emploi wishes to thank you for your interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Job Zone d’emploi is an equal opportunity employer.

    In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act 2019, upon request, all applicable provincial accessibility standards for accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. 

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        Cornwall, Ontario
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