Employment Specialist

Job: CRC Category: CRCContact: Human ResourcesEmail: [email protected]

Are you a motivated, savy working professional with a passion for meaningful work?

WJCS is currently searching for an enthusiastic and creative full-time, 35 hours per week Employment Specialist to join our employment and community engagement team! The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or Business related degree with a minimum of one year working with individuals with developmental disabilities, sales/ business experience, along with a passion for helping people. They will be able to apply their experience working with, or an understanding of, OPWDD Support Services, New York State Employment First Initiative and providing Pre-vocational/Vocational supports, to assist program individuals through a journey to meaningful work.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

Under general supervision of the Employment Coordinator, the Employment Specialist will provide direct services to individuals with developmental disabilities who are seeking to obtain and maintain community based meaningful work or competitive employment. This candidate must have excellent interpersonal and group process skills; the ability to be accurate, conscientious, very flexible, with attention to detail; and ability to perform job function with ethics, honesty and integrity. They must have a valid NYS driver’s license and the ability to travel within the community by various means.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer


The agency provides a dynamic atmosphere of exciting and challenging programs. We also offer very generous benefits to eligible employees including:

  • Comprehensive health insurance coverage for part-time and full-time employees and dependents with a portion paid by employer
  • Dental insurance
  • AFLAC benefit programs
  • 403(b) Plan
  • Agency-paid Pension Plan
  • Agency-paid Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Agency-paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible Spending accounts
  • Generous time-off benefits
  • Direct Deposit
  • Savings on auto or homeowner's insurance with option of payroll deductions
  • Tuition assistance to help you reach your educational goals
  • Day Care reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Ongoing professional training and development


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