Site Coordinator / Employment Advisor

The Centre for Skills Development & Training

Job Opportunity at The Centre for Skills Development & Training

Job Number:  257

Job Title:  Site Coordinator / Employment Advisor

Department:  Employment Services

Location:  Clarkson in Mississauga, ON

Start Date:  September 2015

Schedule:  35 hours per week (some evening and/or weekend work may be required)

Pay Rate:  $30.61 per hour

Reports To:  Senior Program Coordinator

Embark on a Bright Future with The Centre for Skills Development & Training

Are you entrepreneurial, client focused and committed to team work and excellence?  Do you want to work for a recognized leader in career and workforce development, in support of building stronger communities?  Do you enjoy working with clients from diverse backgrounds?  Then you want to work at The Centre of Skills Development & Training!

We are passionate about our business: providing people with opportunities to build a better future and making a positive impact on peoples’ professional and personal lives.

We deliver high calibre Employment Services, Immigrant Services, Skilled Trades Training and Literacy Upgrading.  Headquartered in Burlington, Ontario, with locations in Oakville, Milton and Clarkson.  For more information, visit

The Opportunity

These are your responsibilities:

•Directly supervise team of frontline Employment Services staff, including Employment Advisors, Employment Services Assistants and Recruiter(s)
•Provide ongoing support and guidance to frontline staff related to MTCU contract targets and service delivery
•Monitor staff performance; conduct monthly supervision meetings and annual performance reviews
•Maintain up-to-date, comprehensive staff files in a confidential manner
•Assist staff to resolve customer related challenges in a professional manner, following documented process
•Chair monthly team meetings to problem solve and strategize Employment Services related issues
•Provide input during MTCU’s annual business planning process and the Employment Services Department’s yearly strategic planning process
•Assist management to develop proposals for community innovation projects

Contract Administration
•Review EOIS statistics and reports; problem solve and strategically plan with staff to ensure contract targets are met within timelines
•Conduct quarterly file audits and observation sessions to ensure staff are meeting MTCU requirements
•Monitor budget expenditures; order supplies and resources
•Write MTCU quarterly reports and assist management with the development of annual business plans
•Work with management to problem-solve contract related issues and suggest future enhancements
•Develop a strong working knowledge of  the Employment Ontario Service Provider Guidelines and how they operationalize in day to day activities in the areas of:
Client Planning & Service Coordination, Resources & Information, Job Search, Job Matching Placement and Incentives, and Job/Training Retention

This is what you bring to the table:
•Post-secondary degree or diploma and relevant Career Practitioner training
•Extensive experience working both front line and in a supervisory capacity within an employment services setting
•Experienced in working with adults from a culturally diverse background
•Strong leadership skills and ability to motivate a team towards achievement of goals and high standards
•Excellent project management, organizational, and time management skills
•Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple priorities on an ongoing basis
•Broad based knowledge of community services relating to employment, labour market information and resources, and job search
•Experience and sensitivity to deal with individuals from various occupational, educational, and cultural backgrounds
•Well-developed relationship-building skills and ability to develop rapport and communicate effectively with partners, clients, members of the general public, and colleagues
•Able to provide excellent internal and external customer service with a professional demeanor at all times
•Highly skilled, experienced, and comfortable using MS Office suite and online databases
•Knowledgeable and skilled in using CaMS, reading and interpreting reports
•Results-oriented and self-motivated: take pride and initiative in work to ensure a high standard of service delivery
•Strong comfort level and experience with working in an outcomes-based service delivery model
•Access to a reliable vehicle, possession of a valid driver’s license, and willingness to travel throughout Halton and Peel regions as required
•Availability to work evening and/or weekend shifts on a rotating schedule as required

Please e-mail or fax your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
The Centre for Skills Development & Training
Fax: 905-634-2775

Application Deadline:   Friday, August 28, 2015 by 4:00 pm

In order to be considered, all applications must include the job number and title in the email subject line or on the cover sheet if faxing.

We thank all applicants for their interest in The Centre, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.

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