Employment Counsellor Posted on Feb 02, 2018 by Saamis Employment & Training Association
Location Lethbridge, AB
Earnings $17.00 to $22.00 hourly
Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
Position Temporary Full Time
Vacancies 1 Vacancy
Closing Date Mar 04, 2018
Saamis Employment & Training Association
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Business Equipment and Computer Applications
- MS Excel
- MS Windows
- MS Word
- MS Outlook
Perform administrative 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
- Assess need for assistance such as rehabilitation, financial aid or further training and refer clients to the appropriate services
- Advise employers on human resource and other employment-related issues
- 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 maintaining a job or moving within an organization
- Provide established workers with information and strategies for dealing with job dissatisfaction, making mid-career changes and adjusting to workplace transitions
- Provide consulting services to community groups and agencies, businesses, industry and other organizations involved in providing community-based career planning support or resources
- Own vehicle
- Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Attention to detail
- Tight deadlines
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
- Client focus
- Values and ethics
How to Apply
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.
Mar 04, 2018
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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
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
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
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