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EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST in Lancaster, CA at Penny Lane Centers

Date Posted: 7/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are seeking individuals to join our team who have high standards and a desire to positively impact the lives of others. 


The Employment Specialist provides vocational assessment, employment preparations, job development and job placement services to IPS or Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) eligible clients. The Employment Specialist participates in activities to educate, recruit and support clients and employers.  The Employment Specialist serves as an employment liaison between clients, employers, and community partners.  The Employment Specialist assists the consumer by providing a variety of supportive and employment related services, some of which may include mentoring, coaching, transportation or other services that address the client’s readiness to work. The Employment Specialist supports program adherence to the Supported Employment Demonstration study. 

Position Location: Lancaster, CA

Salary Range: $18.88 up to $21.15 per hour

Job Requirements

  • B.A. preferred in social sciences or related field and one year of experience (Experience in case management, behavioral services and working directly with TAY youth can be considered related experience).
  • or two years of college and two years’ related experience.
  • Less than College Degree and four years related experience.
  • In addition to Penny Lane Centers background check, this position requires additional background submission and clearances from the Social Security Administration.
  • Valid California driver’s license; current automobile insurance; have and maintain a clean driving record acceptable to the organization’s insurance company; have immediate access to his or her vehicle during work hours.