1.0 FTE - Permanent
Salary Range: $47,505 - $59,387 per year
The Simcoe County District School Board, Adult and Continuing Education Department, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Career Counsellor for the Career Centre located in Barrie, Ontario with services delivered in Bradford, Innisfil, Cookstown, Alliston, Angus and Orillia. Reporting to the Coordinator, the Career Counsellor operates in a results oriented environment and is accountable for providing outcome based employment services to employers and job searchers. The Career Counsellor is responsible for developing and case managing individualized employment plans which may include negotiating wage incentives and training programs with employers and/or determining appropriate employment supports and working non-traditional hours to service the diverse needs of employers and/or job searchers. Responsibilities also include maintaining accurate evidence of individualized employment services in databases and manual files to document services and outcomes; facilitation of group sessions; referrals to community resources; intake and support services for Resource and Information area; participation in appropriate community based activities and cold-calling and/or on-site employer assessments and employer monitoring visits.
Qualifications Skills and Experience:
Two (2) year college diploma in career counselling, sociology or a related field with practicum, or equivalent, plus 2 years related experience in youth and adult employment service, job development, community development or continuing education;
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication skills;
Ability to work effectively in a team environment;
Ability to work flexible hours to meet organizational demands;
Computer skills in MS Office, Outlook, Internet; Smart Board and databases;
Knowledge of local labour market, community resources and government programs and services;
Valid Class G Driver’s Licence and reliable personal vehicle; kilometre reimbursement at SCDSB approved rates.
Applicants are required to submit a resume detailing education, experience, and qualifications; documentation confirming certifications; and written permission to contact two professional references on or before 12:00 p.m. December 9, 2019. Cover letters may be addressed to Pam Pasmore-Tye, Principal of Adult and Continuing Education.
Applicants may also apply via the Apply to Education (ATE) web-site at www.applytoeducation.com.
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New hires to the Simcoe County District School Board will be required to submit a Criminal Background Check - Vulnerable Sector Screening that is satisfactory to the Board prior to beginning employment. Applicants are to provide permission to contact two professional references, including their current and most recent supervisor. All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position; however, only those candidates who have been short-listed for an interview will be contacted.
November 25, 2019 OA-31 ATE #: 2786269