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Career Development Practitioner

Employer

The Society for Selections: A Career Support Services

Date Posted

November 22, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $21.00 to $23.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 13, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

The Society for Selections: A Career Support Services

Languages

English

Education

  • Bachelor's degree
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Community-based agency
  • Employment agency services

Tasks

  • Interview clients to obtain employment history, educational background and career goals
  • Identify barriers to employment and assist clients with such matters as job readiness skills, job search strategies, writing résumés and preparing for job interviews
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Advise employers on human resource and other employment-related issues
  • Assess need for assistance such as rehabilitation, financial aid or further training and refer clients to the appropriate services
  • Administer and interpret tests designed to determine the interests, aptitudes and abilities of clients
  • Collect labour market information for clients regarding job openings, entry and skill requirements and other occupational information
  • Provide established workers with information and strategies for dealing with job dissatisfaction, making mid-career changes and adjusting to workplace transitions
  • Provide established workers with information and strategies for maintaining a job or moving within an organization
  • Provide consulting services to community groups and agencies, businesses, industry and other organizations involved in providing community-based career planning support or resources

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Excel
  • MS Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Word

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Large caseload

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Mileage paid

Long term benefits

Group insurance benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available
  • Wellness program

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Career Development Practitioner is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Employment Counsellors
SOCIAL

Interest in consulting to advise employers on human resources and other employment-related issues; in referring clients to appropriate services; in assisting clients with such matters as job readiness skills and job search strategies; and in providing established workers with information on maintaining a job or moving within an organization, dealing with job dissatisfaction or making a career change

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to collect labour market information for clients regarding job openings, entry and skill requirements and other occupational information; and in administering tests designed to determine interests, aptitudes and abilities

INNOVATIVE

Interest in interpreting test results and identifying barriers to employment; and in providing consulting services to community groups and agencies, businesses and industry, and to other organizations involved in providing community-based career planning resources

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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