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Disability Employment Placement Specialist

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online on the Douglas College Career Site www.douglascollegecareers.ca. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All candidates selected for interview will need to bring original certificates and diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Disability Employment Placement Specialist
Posting Number 02218SA
Location See Work Arrangements
Grade or Pay Level See Salary Range
Salary Range $29.71 to $32.16 per hour. Salary is based on education and experience.
Position Type Training Group Contract Employment
Posting Type Internal/External
Regular/Temporary Contract
Employment Type Full-Time
Posting Category Training Group
Start Date 07/02/2024
End Date 06/30/2025
Day of the Week Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
Shift N/A
Work Arrangements
This posting is for a Disability Employment Placement Specialist who will work with BIPOC populations on a local Opportunities Fund project. The position works out of the Surrey Training Centre and requires travel to meet with employers and clients at other campuses.
What Douglas Offers

DO what you love. Be good at it. That’s how Douglas College defines a great career. It’s a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC’s Top Employers. We love what we do. And we’re looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada’s best colleges even better.

The Role
The Disability Employment Placement Specialist (EPS) performs a job development role by supporting clients to secure informational interviews with employers, job shadowing opportunities and work experiences. This position assists clients to create resumes and preparing for work interviews. This role helps clients to develop job search skills and supports onboarding, training and ongoing job maintenance. The Disability Employment Placement Specialist is also responsible to initiate, build and maintain relationships with employers and source work experience placement for clients.
Responsibilities
FACILITATION / ONE to ONE CLIENT SUPPORTS:
  • Facilitates small group or one to one instruction on job search techniques.

EMPLOYER RELATIONS
  • Liaise with employer networks to initiate and build working relationships;
  • Provide information to employers on working with persons with disabilities and BIPOC populations;
  • Provide ongoing support to employers who are hosting work experience clients.

MARKETING & RECRUITING:
  • Facilitate information sessions;
  • Conduct client screening intakes.

ADMINISTRATION:
  • Keep detailed records of all participants and employers as required by the funder;
  • Provide statistics and reports as required;
  • Review client outcomes against performance targets.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent level of expertise and experience in the employment services field;
  • Knowledge and experience working with persons with disabilities and BIPOC populations;
  • Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP) an asset;
  • Certificate or diploma in Job Development an asset.
Link to Full Position Profile
Equity Statement

Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.

Needs a Criminal Records Check Yes
Posting Detail Information

Open Date 06/05/2024
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online on the Douglas College Career Site www.douglascollegecareers.ca. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All candidates selected for interview will need to bring original certificates and diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume.
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * If you have a valid Canadian work permit, please indicate expiry date and the type of work permit you hold. (Type N/A if not applicable).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you a current or former Douglas College employee/student?
    • Current employee
    • Former employee
    • Current student
    • Former student
    • None of the above
  5. * If you are a current/former employee/student, enter your ID number. (Type in N/A if not applicable.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * How did you first find out about this employment opportunity?
    • Douglas College Careers Site
    • LinkedIn
    • Indeed
    • Social Media (Facebook, Instagram)
    • Personal Referral
    • Agency Referral
    • Professional Association Website
    • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
    • Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
    • Douglas College CareerHUB
    • Career Fair or Other Hiring Event
    • Other
    • Glassdoor
  7. * Please confirm that you will maintain residency in the Lower Mainland for the duration of your employment.
    • Yes, I confirm
    • No, I am not able to meet this requirement

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. References with Contact Information