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Employment Placement Specialist, Community Corrections

Company: CoreCivic
Location: Bedford
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Join Our Team. Get a Sign-On Bonus. New employees hired into full-time, eligible positions between April 1, 2022, and December 31, 2022, will receive an award up to $500.AtCoreCivic, our employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standardsof professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good. We are currently seeking a Employment Placement Specialist, Community Corrections who has apassion for providing the highest quality care in a residential setting. Comejoin a team that is dedicated to making an impact for the people andcommunities we serve. The Employment Placement Specialist, Community Corrections is responsible for providing and coordinating employment programs to assist and support resident/inmates in their job search activities to secure and maintain gainful employment.

Develop, coordinate, present and facilitate employment programs/workshops (i.e. job readiness, portfolio and resume development, interview technique training, job readiness).Provide resident/inmates with employment assistance by matching the resident/inmate's skill level through job placement resources, online resources (i.e. DOL website and America's Career Info Net) and other community resources in conjunction with programs and case management staff.Assist in coordinating on-site employment job fairs or in providing resident/inmates referrals to community job fairs.Develop and maintains relationships with community employers, career centers, trade schools, social service agencies and other employment resources to assist residents/inmates with job search activities.Facilitate and monitors resident/inmate use of facility computer lab to include telephone system for job searching, resume writing, Internet usage, etc. Regularly reviews job search verification activities of resident/inmate.Qualifications:
High School diploma, GED certification or equivalent is required.One year of experience in human resources, employment resource or a related field is required.Ability to demonstrate customer service skills in managing difficult residents/inmates. Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing and apply problem solving techniques to complex issues.A valid driver's license is required.Minimum age requirement: Must be at least 18 years of age. CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace& EOE including Disability/Veteran.

Keywords: CoreCivic, Bedford , Employment Placement Specialist, Community Corrections, Human Resources , Bedford, Texas

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