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Career Transition Readiness Specialist

Location: Astoria, OR
Job ID: 55544
Facility: Tongue Point Job Corps Center

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Pay: $22.10 per hour 

Work with a purpose! Begin a career as part of our career transition team, utilizing your skills and abilities to change the life of a Job Corps student. 

Facility name: Tongue Point Job Corps Center

Location:  Astoria, OR

Benefit package includes: 

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance 
  • AD&D as well as short-term disability 
  • 401(k) with company match  
  • Paid time off 
  • Paid holidays 
  • Professional development assistance 
  • Career advancement opportunities 

Job responsibilities: The CTR Specialist is responsible for providing career transition readiness placement and follow-up services to graduates. 

Essential functions: 

  • Work cooperatively with instructors, counselors, placement staff and employers
  • Assist separating students with completing job applications, resumes and cover letters
  • Teach classes on job search, interviewing, budgeting and on-the-job success.
  • Case management including assessing students’ needs, writing case notes, entering data, arranging transportation for students’ interviews.
  • Develop relationships with apprenticeships and employers to enhance student employment opportunities. Arrange field trips for classes to tour businesses and job fairs.
  • Model employability skills and hold students accountable to follow behavior standards

Education and Experience Requirements: 

  • High School Diploma or GED with four years’ experience working with youth and 1 year experience in sales, marketing, or counseling related services required. Post-secondary degree preferred.
  • Experience may include successful Job Corps outreach and admissions experience or successful outreach and admissions experience with other youth programs. 
  • A valid driver license with an acceptable driving record. 

Why: Make a positive impact in your community by doing meaningful work that results in a rewarding career. 

Management & Training Corporation (MTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabled status, veteran status, genetic information, national origin, or any other category protected by federal law. MTC participates in E-Verify. We strive to provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans, in our job application and hiring process. If you are interested in employment opportunities with Management & Training Corporation and need assistance, please contact our staffing department through [email protected] or 801-693-2888. 

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