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Sandi Parkes sandi.parkes at
Wed Sep 10 14:26:47 MDT 2003

  Job Development Specialist

Job Summary

Summary Promotes and develops employment and on-the-job training 
opportunities for people with disabilities by performing the following 

 Education and/or Experience 
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or 
technical school; and six months to one year related experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other 
duties may be assigned.

Uses a variety of methods contacts, employers for the purpose of 
obtaining employment for people with disabilities. The methods must 
conclude in jobs for people with disabilities.

Familiarizes self with all information relevant to matching a person to 
a particular job.
Schedules interviews for individuals and accompanies individuals to the 
Performs job-coaching duties as needed.
Assists employers in revising standards that exclude applicants from jobs.
Demonstrates to employers the effectiveness and profitability of 
employing the chronically unemployed by identifying jobs that workers 
could perform.
Establishes relationships with employers regarding problems, complaints, 
and progress of recently placed supported employments and recommends 
In sub-minimum wage situations, assists employers in establishing wage 
scales commensurate with prevailing rates.
Promotes, develops, and terminates on-the-job training program 
opportunities with employers and assists in writing contracts.
Identifies need for and assists in development of auxiliary services to 
facilitate bringing applicants with disabilities into job ready status.
Informs business, labor, and public about training programs through 
various media.
Instructs an applicant in resume writing, job search, and interviewing 
Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are 
covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

To submit a resume, please send to:
The WOrk Activity Center
1275 W. 2320 South
West Valley City, UT 84119

OR, e-mail to mailto:emily.chapman at
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