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Employment Specialist

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Location: Miami, FL
Job ID: 57027
Facility: Miami North Work Release Center

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Pay: $19/hr.

Location: 7090 NW 41st Street, Miami FL., 33166

Status: Full Time

Benefit package includes:

  • Health/dental/vision/life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match 
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Opportunities for job advancement

Ready for a meaningful career in criminal justice? MIAMI NORTH COMMUNITY RELEASE CENTER  provide a safe and secure working environment for our staff while helping offenders gain valuable skills and treatment necessary for success upon release. Now hiring an Employment Specialist 

Position Summary: 

Reports to the substance use disorder (SUD) counselor. Responsible for the delivery of employment reentry skills and job placement, retention, advancement curriculum to inmates in compliance with American Correctional Association (ACA) standards, Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) directives. 

Essential Functions: 

1. Review detailed background file and conduct personal interviews to analyze and recommend a program for each assigned inmate; develop and implement service plans to meet inmate needs and serve as a liaison between inmate, inmate families, and service providers. 

2. Determine skills levels, technical trades knowledge, and other background information for each inmate to assist in the development of return to work program. 

3. Provide reentry programming to address Inmates' criminogenic needs as outlined by the customer. 

4. Maintain a well-managed, comprehensive instructional environment. 

5. Provide appropriate and effective direct classroom instruction to inmates including preparing, maintaining, and assessing personal education plans (PEPs) for each inmate. 

6. Oversees and coordinates scheduling of all prison-based Prisoner Reentry programs. 

7. Provides continuous educational, vocational, personal and social adjustment counseling on an individual and group basis. 

8. Interprets rules, regulations, policies and procedures, and responds to related inquiries. 

9. Assists inmates with resume development, interviewing skills and techniques, and appropriate dress attire for interviews. 

10. Monitors inmate behavior and reports incidents, inappropriate or unusual behaviors to appropriate treatment team staff; notifies appropriate personnel of inmates failing to comply with policies and procedures. 

11. Maintains inmate and other records regarding services provided to include workload statistics; compiles data and submits reports and related documentation as appropriate. 

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management. 

Education and Experience Requirements: 

A minimum of 1) a bachelor's degree or, 2) an associate degree and two (2) years of full-time related work experience, or 3) high school diploma/GED and four (4) years of full-time related work experience. Experience must be in one (1) of the following areas: personnel/human resources, marketing, human services, social work, advertising, or other related fields. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and computer proficiency are required. A valid driver's license in the state of Florida with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management. 


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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