Goodwill Industries Of Central Texas Austin , TX 78719
Business Solutions Placement Specialist
Goodwill Staffing Group
Business Solutions Placement Supervisor
Established in 1958 Goodwill Central Texas is a non-profit organization that has transformed thousands of lives through the power of work. We are the leader in workforce development one of the largest employers in our region and a cornerstone of the community. Our mission is funded through our donation-driven retail stores comprehensive business and staffing solutions and generous community support. Our ten-year vision is to transform the lives of 100000 Central Texans through work.
Work. Empower. Transform.
Join the team whose work empowers people to transform their lives.
The Business Solutions Placement Specialist is responsible for working with local employers to secure paid work opportunities externships and internships for GCT clients.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.The Business Solutions Placement Specialist will identify job leads and negotiate job opportunities with employers for GCT clients graduates of GCTC and Excel Center.
2.Listen to employer needs and learn about their business so you can provide a clear and concise plan of value to assist them with workforce needs.
3.Advocate on behalf of GCT target populations educating Central Texas employers on workforce opportunities.
4.The Business Solutions Placement Specialist will assess client skills and job readiness allowing for optimum placements that meet the needs of both the client and employer.
5.Effectively instruct and direct activities of the client related to employment applications interviews.
6.Performance will be monitored by the number of employers identified number of interviews secured and number of job placements made each month.
7.Maintain priority placement ratios within our four targeted populations.
8.Maintain accurate relevant and timely information on both employer and clients in the appropriate data base(s).
9.Consistently contribute to the success of departmental and organizational meeting placement objectives and success metrics.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Meets mandatory yearly training hours requirement for this position.
2.Attend staff and other organization meetings as required by Business Solutions.
3.Demonstrates ethics and complies with Corporate Compliance Program
4.Other duties as requested by the Placement Supervisor or leadership team.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
1.Bachelors Degree of higher in a related field and a minimum of three years experience in a similar role.
2.Proficient in Microsoft Word Excel and Outlook.
3.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
4.Excellent time management.
5.Knowledge of Goodwill services and community resources including networking skills.
6.Strong interpersonal organizational and communication skills.
7.Demonstrated problem solving skills and the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
8.Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a customer focus to ensure the expectations of stakeholders (e.g. persons served employers referring agencies etc.) are met.
9.Texas Drivers License liability insurance vehicle in good working condition clean driving record.
2.Demonstrated knowledge skills and abilities in The Americans with Disability Act.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
$17.00-$19.00/hour depending on experience and qualifications.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color sex sexual orientation gender identity religion national origin disability veteran status age marital status pregnancy genetic information or other legally protected status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.