Job Developer

GEO Group Inc. Newark , NJ 07101

Posted 6 days ago

Job Description:


Compensation Base:

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.


This position is responsible for developing and coordinating employment job searches for residents in the community, including initial assessment, scheduling and supervision of residents. It is responsible for ensuring that all field and phone surveillance requirements are met. In addition, it provides individual and group job readiness discussions and training in accordance with organizational policies and contract requirements.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • May perform all duties of Monitor I (see associated job description).

  • Provides employment orientation for all new residents and assesses their situations so suitable employment can be found.

  • Assists residents in obtaining necessary documents to provide identity and right to work so that they will meet employer requirements.

  • Contacts prospective employers and employment services by phone, mail and in-person to describe the program's objects and solicit cooperation in providing job opportunities. Prepares and keeps current a list of all prospective employers and jobs available in the area. Establish a referral system.

  • Meets with residents to establish a job search work plans that is both viable and realistic.

  • Conducts group meetings with unemployed residents weekly to teach job search skills including application completion, resume writing, or interviewing techniques so that they might present themselves in a more positive way to prospective employers and increase their employment potential.

  • Monitors resident pay stubs in order to ensure that they have continued in their employment and that they have worked the number of hours for which they have been signed out in the log. Makes periodic on-site job inspections only if mandated by the contract.

  • Develops and maintains a job bank, referral sources for vocational training classes, and Community Resource Manual so that updated employment opportunities and resources will be readily available to residents.

  • Develops and maintains working relationships with the state, county and federal program administrators who can provide assistance to residents with on-the-job training and education. Contacts other available sources of subsidized assistance training programs.

  • Verifies itineraries, as required by contract, to ensure that residents are meeting program goals and contract requirements.

  • Verifies residents' employment or school attendance to ensure residents are meeting employers and schools standards, as required by contract.

  • Makes entries in residents' files regarding employment and school status and progress so that progress can be measures and assistance given, as needed.

  • Maintains or exceeds employment goals that have been established by management to improve resident morale and enhance self-esteem through employment.

  • Implements formal or informal disciplinary action for rule violations according to procedure to comply with government and contracting agency requirements.

  • Participates in staff meetings by sharing observations and recommendations regarding the facility, residents and staff relations to identify and solve problems and function as a unified team.

  • Maintains confidentiality obtained through job duties regarding employees, vendors, residents, outside agencies, etc. so that sensitive information is only given on a "need to know" basis.

  • Complies with work rules and policies as explained in the company Employee Handbook, and the Facility Policies and Procedures Manual; and responds positively to directives from managers and supervisors in a cooperative spirit to ensure conformance to standards.

  • Adheres to attendance policy; work overtime as required, to ensure adequate coverage of the program and to ensure the safety and security of the residents.

  • Complies with safety rules; take appropriate corrective action to ensure work is performed in a safe manner and without injury to self or others.

  • Communicates effectively with all levels of staff in a manner that promotes a team spirit and a sense of cooperation.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent and one (1) or more years of related experience. Bachelor's degree may be substituted for previous experience.

  • Familiar with community work force needs, public and private agencies, and employment services.

  • Must hold a current and active Driver's License and be insurable by The Company's insurance company.

  • Ability to instruct.

  • Ability to maintain positive community relationships.

  • Ability to effectively interface with residents and staff.

  • Ability to motivate and create an atmosphere of enthusiasm toward work ethic.

  • Ability to express thoughts logically, in both written and verbal form using correct grammar.

  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility in order to perform a wide range of duties.

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

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Sr Lead Java Developer (Jr1004300)


Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 3/11/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-06-09T00:00 Company Description Broadridge, a global fintech leader with over $4 billion in revenue, provides communications, technology, data, and analytics. We help drive business transformation for our clients with solutions for enriching client engagement, navigating risk, optimizing efficiency, and generating revenue growth. Broadridge employs over 10,000 full-time associates globally with a significant presence in North America, Europe, and Asia. Please visit our website at to learn more. Job Description Job Description Are you seeking a Development position within a growing organization? Broadridge is hiring! We're seeking a Lead Java Developer to join our strategic platform automation team. This team is currently responsible for automating post trade processing application testing. This position will provide you the ability to grow and advance within the organization. Responsibilities: * You will work with the platform automation team to translate test scripts to automated solution along with workflow documentation while constructing code in compliance with specifications * You'll design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, reliable and testable web-based application along with Java * Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications * Collaborate with the development & product quality assurance teams to construct integrated automated solution * You will design, develop, implement and maintain software applications using specified development environments, programming languages and tools * You will work with relational databases Qualifications: * Minimum of 10+ years of experience in Java, J2EE, JDBC, HTML, CSS, Servlets and with Java script libraries including JSON, JQuery and Angular * 4+ years of experience working with relational databases (DB2, SQL Server, Oracle, or similar systems) * Proven experience crafting and building web-based applications * Experience working with RESTful Web Services * Should have experience with XML technologies such as XSLT, XPath, etc. * Possess skill for writing reusable Java libraries, concurrency patterns in Java * Familiarity with build tools like Maven. * Familiarity with Jenkins, Dockers, AWS, source-code version control systems such as Git * Hands on experience in designing and building applications using Java EE platforms * Familiarity with continuous integration, continuous deployment, continuous testing * Familiarity with Unix shell scripting, Ruby and VB Script * Knowledge on MQ is a plus. * Knowledge of test harness using JMeter and Selenium is a plus Preferred Qualifications * Bachelor degree or equivalent in computer science, information systems, or equivalent combination of education and related experience required * Practical experience in the financial investment industry with a high degree of proficiency developing applications using these skills * Strong interpersonal/communication skills (both written and verbal), sense of humor, and extraordinary character * Experience with Cloud Technologies (especially AWS) a plus * Experience with multiple development methodologies (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, and Hybrid) & different tools (JIRA, Confluence, HP-ALM) * Ability to work collaboratively and independently #LI-PP1 QualificationsAdditional Information All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Broadridge Newark NJ

Job Developer

GEO Group Inc.