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Employment Development Liaison

The Geo Group
Campbell, California, 95008, United States
November 10, 2018



This position supports a network of job development and pre-employment services within the Program Area and is familiar with pre-employment services, transitional work opportunities and long-term job opportunities within the Program Area. This position has basic knowledge of the expungement process,the benefits of completing the process, and/or the ability to provide information or a referral on how to expunge a criminal record, or obtain a Certificate of Rehabilitation.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

* Coordinates and monitors job development services taking place at CBP facilities within the Program Area.

* Provides support for CBP Job Developers.

* Develops a network of prospective employers (e.g., trade associations, labor unions, etc.) within the Program Area that will work with participants.

* Liaison with DAPO and DRP on employment related policy issues.

* Collects and maintains employment data for the Program Area.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

* High school diploma or equivalent.

* Two (2) years of experience as a Job Developer or Employment Specialist or in a similar position.

* Must understand a variety of models including cognitive behavioral therapy and criminogenic risk factors.

* Ability to recognize the importance of family, social networks, and community systems in the treatment and recovery process.

* Ability to know and comply with program documentation requirements, applicable ethical and professional standards of conduct.

* Ability to provide services appropriate to the personal and cultural identity and language of the participant.

* Ability to tailor program services to the participant's stage of dependence, change, or recovery.

* Ability to appropriately use strategies from accepted and culturally models with participants with substance use and other criminogenic risk factors

* Ability to establish rapport with Participants, including management of crisis situation and determination of need for additional professional assistance.

* Ability to facilitate the participant's engagement in the treatment and recovery process.

* Must possess the skills necessary to implement the employment plan, consult as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, and assess ongoing planning efficacy.

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

* Valid driver's license.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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