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Employment Services Professional

Company: ACHIEVE
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Employment Services Professional

Department: 25 Vocational Services: Cutler

Location: Binghamton, NY

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POSITION: Employment Services Professional

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Employment Services Professional (ESP) is responsible for providing employment services for individuals with varying disabilities in community-based employment. Employment services are delivered in accordance with person-centered planning approaches and adherence with Medicaid, HCBS Waiver, ACCESS-VR, and other funding regulations/requirements. The Employment Services Professional's specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the subsequent items, and are characterized in the following five standards of performance, defined as below:


+ Provide employment services and supports designed to assist an individual to find and maintain a job in the community; soft skills training, assistance with application processes/interviewing, travel training, on-site job support and coaching, etc.

+ Develop, implement and monitor individual employment action plans and collaborate with supervisor related to the same

+ Deliver employment supports utilizing strength-based, person-centered approaches

+ Provide ongoing employment services and supports to the individual and employer to include on-site job support and coaching, re-training, advocacy, career advancement and linkage to other relevant services

+ Communicate with individuals served and vocational counselors in provision of services and coordinate planning meetings as appropriate

+ Network with community businesses to identify new partnerships and cultivate existing partnerships to promote inclusive employment environments

+ Act as a positive role model to individuals receiving services and maintain a professional presentation in all aspects of the position

+ Any additional duties as assigned


+ Possess strong interpersonal skills including effectively communicating ideas/directions, maintaining professionalism, and being receptive to guidance/direction from supervisor

+ Experience interfacing with business community and comfortable in networking situations

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills

+ Effective time management and strong organizational skills

+ Be computer literate with knowledge in agency operating systems and applicable software required for department needs

+ Demonstrate sound judgment in normal work and emergency situations

+ Able to work scheduled hours that may include overtime, weekend and/or holiday timeframes and maintain an acceptable work attendance as defined in the agency-s employee policy manual

+ Must physically be able to perform required certifications and lift twenty-five (25) pounds

+ Possess a valid driver-s license acceptable to the agency-s insurance carrier


Bachelor-s Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation or related Human Service field


Associates Degree in Business; Liberal Arts or Human Services and two years applicable field experience


A combination of education and experience that, in the opinion of the reviewing agency, exceeds the above standards of the program.

ACHIEVE is pleased to provide a competitive benefit package. All benefits are available to full-time employees hired to work 30 or more hours per week.

+ Medical: Generous Employer Contribution

+ Dental: choice of 2 plans - Generous Employer Contribution

+ Vision: choice of 2 plans

+ Group Term Life Insurance - 100% Company Paid

+ Long Term Disability - 100% Company Paid

+ Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - 100% Company Paid

+ 401-K Retirement Plan

+ Cellular Telephone Discounts

+ Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

+ Paid Holidays - 11

+ Paid Bereavement Leave

+ Paid Jury Duty

+ Several VOLUNTARY Plans available, such as Medical Bridge Plan, Critical Illness Protection, Accident Indemnity, Short Term Disability, Optional Term Life Insurance

To protect the safety of the individuals we support and staff, ACHIEVE encourages employees to be current on all recommended vaccinations, including but not limited to: COVID-19. If you accept an offer of employment, you will be required to prove that you have received your 1st of the 2-shot vaccination series or 1 shot of the J&J COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated prior to your start date.

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Keywords: ACHIEVE, Binghamton , Employment Services Professional, Human Resources , Binghamton, New York

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