Website WWAARC

Employment Specialist

Description:

Warren Washington & Albany Counties ARC currently has a full-time (35- hour). Employment Specialist position available at our Slingerlands location, this position will provide direct support to people in employment and vocational services assisting people to discover, develop, obtain, and maintain job readiness and employment skills.

Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age.
  • A valid driver’s license that meets WWAARC insurability standards. Required
  • To secure and maintain all certifications and training required by WWAARC.  This includes but is not limited to, Medication Administration, 1st Aid & CPR, Decision Driving, and SCIP-R.
  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Human Services/Business or related field and 1-year experience working with individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability OR Associate’s degree in Human Services/Business related field and 3 years experience in the field OR Combination of education and experience, which in the judgment of the agency, is equivalent to these standards.
  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Anticipated Shift:

Monday – Friday 8:30 am-4:00 pm Evenings and weekends, as needed, based on program needs.

We offer: Generous planned time off, and sick time, group health & dental insurance, life insurance, 403(b) retirement plans, HSA & FSA, positive work environment, advancement potential and more.

Apply: A WWAARC completed application is required. Applications can be submitted on our website at www.WWAARC.org or contact ApplyatWWA@caparcny.org to have the application emailed/mailed to you.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, WWAARC will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a protected veteran, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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