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Job Developer in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

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Job Description

Job Developer responsibilities require strong oral and written skills, exceptional organizational and people skills, sound judgement and the ability to handle sensitive materials with discretion. This individual is expected to work independently within the responsibilities of the position.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS: The minimum experience and training requirement for the position is: A Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing,or social Work and two (2) years of experience related to career and employment counseling, human resources,or in an educational/vocational setting preferably working with high school age youth.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of the juvenile justice system, knowledge of community resources, knowledge of labor market trends and its demographic, knowledge of the specific issues facing youth entering the job market, knowledge of individual and group behavior, knowledge of career technical education. Candidates must possess strong interpersonal skills that result in effective communication with businesses in the community. Must possess the ability to problem solve and the ability to think and work independently. Must demonstrate solid counseling skills.

KNOWLEDGE OF EQUIPMENT: Competency in Microsoft Word/Excel/Access required. Experience with statistical packaging software preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS: Daily documentation and record keeping under fast paced conditions. Must be able to listen to and clearly communicate with clients, co­ workers, and various other professionals. Make professional judgement decisions and adapt to changing work situations. Able to grasp and apply new ideas. Ability to manage multiple priorities/tasks. Must have personal transportation and will be required to travel to various locations throughout the county and state,i.e. residential placements, businesses, community based agencies,training sites, home visits etc. as required.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: PA Child Abuse History Clearance,Criminal Record Clearance, and FBI Clearance

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid state driver's license, the use of an automobile as required and proof of valid car insurance



  • Establish new employer relationships and maintain pre-existing relationships with employers to secure valid employment opportunities for program participants Effectively match specific job opportunities to youth's skills, work experience,hobbies, and interests.
  • Act as a liaison among employers and Juvenile Probation.
  • Collect labor market information for youth regarding job openings, entry and skill requirements, and other occupational information.
  • Travel to placement facilities, businesses, and surrounding counties to meet with potential employers.
  • Support youth in making contact with potential employers within 30 days of program entry (on average).
  • Complete career profiles which can include information from family members or past employers for each youth.
  • Assist youth in the use of resources and technology for job search activities and resume building.
  • Consistently and accurately document all youth and employer contact, activities, and outcomes.
  • Maintain communication with employers to ensure youth are meeting work expectations.
  • Provide outreach services as necessary to youth if they are missing work or appointments. Use a variety of methods to discover what is interfering with the youth's employment plan.
  • Provide education and support to family members.
  • Update the employment plan quarterly or when there is a change in employment or education status.
  • Achieve weekly,monthly, quarterly,and annual job placement goals as determined by administration.
  • Maintain a list of employers in order to develop a youth employer database.
  • Plan,develop, and deliver workshops for employers based on demand and youth based on need.
  • Perform other duties, appropriate to the position, as required.


  • Gather and analyze data pertinent to vocational outcomes.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date information in appropriate data systems Maintain accurate, organized caseload records and prepare required financial documentation (tokens,trans passes etc.}
  • Prepare and submit monthly and annual reports on selected performance measures and grant activities to the Deputy Director of the Residential Services Unit.


  • Ability to document using the computer.
  • Ability to collaborate with various agencies and personnel to ensure appropriate case management and service delivery.
  • Ability to report to work on a consistent basis to ensure efficient operation of policies, procedures, and protocols
  • Ensure records are maintained and updated as prescribed in established policies, procedures, and protocols.

SALARY:  Grade 17