We are currently recruiting for a Full Time Employment Specialist (Job Coach). This position is responsible for Identifying and securing job sites for supported individuals. The work to establish relationships with employers and families and perform all necessary support functions to ensure that a job placement is successful. This includes training individuals on specific jobs and performing follow-along responsibilities.
Salary: $16.16 per hour
Schedule: Full-Time, mostly M-F days, 40 hours per week (52 weeks per year). Exact daily hours are flexible based on role responsibilities. Some evenings/weekends may be required.
Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of relevant experience or an Associate's Degree and 3 years of relevant experience.
Valid driver's license and reliable transportation for use in this position.
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
The Arc of Rensselaer County is a non-profit agency located in Troy, NY supporting individuals with disabilities and their families throughout Rensselaer County. We are an association of people with disabilities, parents, professionals and community members dedicated to building the capacity of the community to fully include persons with disabilities.