Career Opportunities with Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region

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Careers at Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region

Department: Workforce Development
Location: Tacoma - Milgard Work Opportunity Center (MWOC) & Campus
Address: 714 S 27th Street
Tacoma, WA, 98409
Salary: $0 - $0
Required Days to Work: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Work Hours Needed: Morning, Afternoon

Job Summary: The Job Development Coordinator plays a vital role in ensuring a comprehensive approach to job development for Workforce Developmentís program participants is obtained. He/she will ensure job placement strategies are implemented and targets are reached in collaboration with training and service program representatives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Manager WFD Program Development & Employer Engagement;

  • Work to place Goodwill Program participants into new employment/internship/apprenticeship in coordination and consultation with training and service program representatives based on individual participant need/abilities

  • Facilitate job preparation workshops as appropriate

  • Coordinate community events to include job fairs, hiring events and business engagement contact events

  • Management of Microsoft Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database to be used by Job Development Representatives and other identified key staff

  • Facilitate invitations to selected employers to present opportunities to students in individual training programs and to participate in mock Interviews

  • Act as Veteran Services Program Representative for Job Development Team

  • Under direction of Veteran Services Program Manager coordinate quarterly Veteran Networking Event

  • Identify & coordinate systems to disperse job leads across WFD job development staff in a meaningful and timely manner

  • Market placement services to employers in the community and present appropriate job leads to specific program job development representatives

  • Monitor placements from businesses that have hired from GORR over the past 3 years and establish a reengagement plan quarterly for business in a negative trend

  • Attend community job fairs and hiring events to promote GORR WFD and foster relationships

  • Search for and develop innovative ways to promote program participation in the business community

  • Assume a relationship maintenance role with existing businesses and provide feedback and support to program representatives and the Director to assure success in all shared activities

Supervisory Responsibilities:



  • Bachelorís or Associate Degree is preferred or a combination of education and work experience will be considered with 2 years of job developer experience preferred.

Language Skills:

  • Must be able to speak and understand effectively with a variety of individuals including co-workers, trainers, leaders and program participants

  • Ability to create, review and interpret basic/intermediate/advanced information

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers/ regulatory agencies/employees

  • Ability to effectively present information to management, and/or directors

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts, such as: additions, subtractions, multiplications divisions, percentages and averages
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra when working in Spreadsheets

Computer Skills:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and other commonly used computer applications

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Washington State Driverís License, reliable vehicle with liability insurance, and acceptable driving record

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