Employment Specialist - Mon to Fri - 37.5 Hours Flexible - Oakdale, New York

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Under the supervision of the Supported Employment Program Coordinator, the Employment Specialist will provide direct care and personal adjustment services for individuals participating in the OPWDD/ACCES-VR Intensive caseload. This includes job development, job coaching, skills training, assessment, counseling, intervention, advocacy and creating employer contacts in the community. Case management, documentation and employer contacts are also required along with other services needed to maintain the employment of our participants.  


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


  • Implement systematic instructional programs to train the worker to perform all required job duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Assess individuals for job readiness through observation and testing.
  • Assist employers in revising standards that exclude applicants from the job.
  • Establish positive working relations with employers to address concerns and progress of consumers.
  • Ensure all required documentation is maintained in consumer record in prescribed manner.




  • High School Diploma/GED required, Associate’s Degree preferred
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office required
  • Willingness and ability to be on call
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and meets the requirements to be an agency driver


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