Department: Mental Health Location: Saint Cloud, MN The Employment Specialist is responsible for assisting participants in obtaining competitive employment opportunities and assisting in easing the transition from one position to another. Essential Functions of the Employment Specialist position include: 1. Participate in unit and clinical meetings 2. Carry out all phases of employment service 3. Develop client, stakeholder and employer relationships 4. Complete documentation per program policy This position will carry a case load in Saint Cloud, MN. The ideal candidate for this position is someone who is trustworthy, self-motivated, results oriented, able to adapt to multiple changes throughout the work day and confident in their ability to create relationships within the community. Required Skills: Bachelor's Degree Preferred with 1-3 years related experience in human services, business development, or career services. We will also consider candidates with other college education and work experience. Background Study from the Department of Human Services and Motor Vehicle Record Clearance is required. Candidates must have a valid MN driver's license and current automobile insurance coverage, EOE. Functional Industries, Inc. is a private nonprofit community rehabilitation and habilitation service provider that delivers essential employment services to individuals with disabilities. For over 45 years, Functional Industries has provided increased production capacity to area businesses by successfully pairing qualified candidates with local employment opportunities through employee development, job placement and retention services. Starting pay: $21/hr
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