Job Posting – Employment Specialist – Eagan
Position Site/locationFull-Time Employment Specialist
Are you passionate about helping others in the growing human services field? If so, come and join an energetic team committed to making a positive impact on the lives of individuals with disabilities. ProAct Inc is a private, non-profit organization looking for talented people with solid verbal and written communication skills and creative problem solving abilities.
Requirements:*Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Marketing, Business, Human Service or Vocational Rehabilitation related field; and two years experience working with people with disabilities or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Applicants must:
*Be able to pass CPR and 1st Aid Certification.
*Pass DHS background study.
*Possess valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record; must be insurable at non-risk rates.
*Be willing to use personal automobile for company business.
*Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
*Be flexible and open to learning new skills.
*Regular hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., however hours may vary to accommodate
client needs.
Preferred Skills:
*Experience working with people with disabilities.
*Positive work history with human services experience.
Job Description:The Employment Specialist position is an entry-level position to assist people with disabilities find community employment. You will provide on-going support for individuals looking for employment and/or support them in maintaining employment. The Employment Specialist seeks out job opportunities, develops relationships with employers and coordinates the placement activities to ensure goals are met. The ideal candidate should:
*be able to work independently
*have reliable transportation
*be creative, energetic and social
*be willing to promote, develop, and network with community employers
and team members
*experience with Customized Employment techniques preferred
Hours:  Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (hours may vary to accommodate client needs)
Benefits:Paid Time Off Benefits, Paid Holidays, Medical/Dental/Life/LTD Ins., 401(k) Plan with company match  

ProAct Inc. is an equal opportunity employer

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