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Company: Maximus
Location: Burbank
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description Summary
Ready to make an impact in your community? Maximus has a great opportunity to work with the LA County's Greater Avenues for Independence (GAIN) program! As a GAIN Job Developer, you will connect with community and area employers to help members of your local community by connecting them with available employment resources. Job Developers have an opportunity for bonuses.We are looking for individuals (Business Services Specialists) who are skilled at developing relationships with companies and organizations who have job opportunities (open hiring needs) that match our job seekers' skills. The Business Services Specialist position is a key role in the organization's success. Candidates for this position must be able to cold call employers, build relationships with local partners, and host and attend local job fairs, etc. to meet the targets required for hiring. The Business Services Specialist will work with the job seekers to match skills, attitude and experience to job opportunities and provide coaching to job seekers for career guidance.
Job Summary
All job functions will be performed onsite after training.
Due to Client requirements, candidate must be fully vaccinated or be partially vaccinated against COVID-19 by start date, exceptions for religious and medical accommodations only. -
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify employers with job openings that meet the job seekers' qualifications, meet with the employers to discuss the job requirements, and match job seekers with the skills to the employment opportunity.
  • Work with community groups and local organizations to bolster hiring opportunities for the job seekers
  • Work with colleagues to discuss job opportunities and candidates and coordinate referrals to employers with the local team
  • Be able to understand and discuss the labor market, potential employer tax incentives and credits, labor laws, and wage and hour rules with employers
  • Develop strong relationships with local economic development groups, chambers of commerce, and industry leaders to provide hiring opportunities for local job seekers.
  • Work with individual employers and/or groups of employers to organize job fairs, mass interviews, on-site recruitment, or other recruitment efforts
  • Must be able to provide feedback to job seekers, coach them on such things as: interviewing skills, job search techniques, and good work performance
  • Manage all employer and business contacts in the customer relationship management database system
  • Be able to write reports in Word or Excel for tracking and measuring performance
  • Be a self-starter, be positive, be passionate about developing job opportunities and community partnerships
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management

    Minimum Requirements:

    • High School diploma or equivalent with 0-2 years of experience.
    • Bachelor's degree in human services or business-related field preferred
    • At least three (3) years of customer service, or outreach experience required
    • Experience with getting people hired, relationships with local employers, the Chamber of Commerce and/or other community groups strongly preferred

      MAXIMUS IntroductionSince 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit https://www.maximus.com.
      EEO StatementEEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We're proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.
      Pay TransparencyMaximus compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to a candidate's education, training, experience, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value analysis including seniority and merit systems, as well as internal pay alignment. Annual salary is just one component of Maximus's total compensation package. Other rewards may include short- and long-term incentives as well as program-specific awards. Additionally, Maximus provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off. Compensation shall be commensurate with job duties and relevant work experience. An applicant's salary history will not be used in determining compensation.
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Keywords: Maximus, Burbank , Job Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Burbank, California

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