Role Summary: Responsible for developing community based job
placements for people with disabilities.
Incumbent shall provide career guidance, job seeking skills training and
job sampling opportunities.
Engages clients and establishes trusting, collaborative relationships directed
toward a goal of competitive employment in community job settings with other
Principal Accountabilities: (essential job
1. Completes Vocational Assessments, either formal or informal, on all
individuals in job development.
Participates in Vocational Profiles as appropriate.
Coordinates job development activities which relate
specifically to the vision of each individual.
for the timely completion of the individual’s job development activities in
accordance with their formal or informal job development plan.
community employers about possible employment opportunities for individuals
information on and/or negotiates with employers regarding job
restructuring/carve outs as appropriate.
one and one assistance with all aspects of the job search, including but not
limited to resumes, portfolios, applications, mock interviews, interviews, job
samplings and shadowing.
accurate and detailed documentation of all job development activities in
accordance with LifeROOTS and LTSD procedures.
all job development documentation including, but not limited to, Progress
Notes, Contact Notes, Monthly Worker Summary's, billing forms and other forms
Assesses potential job sites for possible
adaptation/accommodations and brainstorm appropriate assistive technology or
adaptive equipment for that site.
that consumer transportation to job development activities has been arranged
and/or transports service recipients to job site as needed.
When transporting a Client, must be in done in
LifeROOTS Company vehicle and must have written authorization about Client,
destination and purpose of the trip signed off by Director of Adult Community
regularly with LifeROOTS Service Coordinators and other members of the
IDT regarding job development activities.
with Employment Specialist II and Service Coordinators throughout the
development process to ensure adequate support is in place.
the main duties of this position will be Job Development through DVR referrals,
this position must cross train with the employment Specialist II (Job Coach
supervising and scheduling) as well as the Ticket to Work program identified
under the Employment Team Supervisor’s Job Description.
IDT meetings for individuals in job development as requested/as appropriate.
all other meetings of the job development team as scheduled by Supervisory
with job start-up by providing one and one job coaching as needed.
in development of a transition plan from initial coaching to long-term coaching
and follow along by Employment Specialist II.
a task analysis of all sites upon initial site development.
education to employers/co-workers regarding individuals with disabilities
including one and one and group presentations.
in marketing activities to include participation in job fairs and business
organizations in Albuquerque Metro Area.
a positive solution-oriented attitude about job development activities for all
conduct that is professional and ethical at all times.
with all applicable LifeROOTS policies and procedures.
on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the
job. Primary job functions do not
typically require exercising independent judgment.
for participation in the company’s quality improvement program and ensures that
all department-applicable quality improvement requirements are fulfilled.
for participation in the company’s financial management and ensures that all
department-applicable fiscal responsibilities are fulfilled.
Responsible for participation in the company’s
Health and Safety program and ensure that all department – applicable safety
requirements are fulfilled.
other related duties as assigned by the Employment Team