Employment Training Specialist
WAGES: $15.00 p/hr
Position works in office setting, in the community, and has up to 50% remote work from home flexibility. Preference given to applicants who have ASL (American Sign Language) skills and/or bilingual (Spanish). Develop a new career path & make a difference in the life a person with disabilities. DRTC, the oldest and largest community provider, is hiring Employment Training Specialists.
Assists program participants to identify work interests and skills; identify potential work opportunity; obtain employment; train to the work setting and maintain employment. Skills being trained will vary depending upon the needs of the individual. Length of training time will vary depending upon the skill being trained and the individual’s skills and abilities.
Must be computer literate, ethical, and able to work independently. Paid training provided and hiring bonus for required DDS training & certifications. Preference given to applicants who have DDS training & certifications. FT position, schedule varies based on caseload needs and may include some evenings and weekends.
LOCATIONS: OKC main campus and/or Norman office
- High School Diploma or G.E.D.
- A Bachelor’s Degree preferred
- Knowledge in the field of Rehabilitative Services
- Experience with persons with disabilities
- Public relations and marketing skills a plus
- 18 years of age or older
- Must be able to pass OSBI, MVR, DHS Registry Check, reference checks, pre-employment drug test and any other background check as Agency requires or deems necessary
- Valid Oklahoma Driver’s license
- Personal vehicle in good operational order
- Maintain a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and current Oklahoma vehicle tag
- Maintain personal vehicle which is in good operational order to transport clients
- Maintain a minimum of 50/100/50 liability insurance with insurance on personal vehicle used to transport clients with insurance company’s equivalent of a business endorsement, i.e. naming Dale Rogers Training Center as an interested third party
- Pass bi-annual motor vehicle registry (MVR) checks within established Agency guidelines
- A high level of professionalism and dress
- Organizational and planning skills
- Good verbal and written communication skills. An acceptable level of reading and writing ability.
- Regular and punctual attendance
- Ability to make quick and logical decisions
- High level of confidentiality
- Strong computer skills
- Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
- Able to work independently and adapt to a variety of working environments in the community
Safety Sensitive Position Identification: A safety sensitive position (SSP) is a position in which an individual has a key and direct role in an activity where impaired performance could result in:
- a serious incident, or
- an improper or inadequate response to a potentially serious incident.
The following physical requirements are necessary to meet this Job Description:
- Standing up to 8 hours per day.
- Able to move maximum weight of 50 pounds (vertically)
- Able to move maximum weight of 25 pounds (horizontally)
- Able to move above described weights a maximum of 100 feet.
Regularly required to talk with or listen to others. Frequently required to sit and use hands to handle/feel objects, tools or controls. Vision requirements include depth perception, ability to see peripherally and ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus. Required to be able to operate a vehicle for travel/transportation purposes. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Additional physical requirements to be considered depending on the training/job coaching site and the skill being trained and can include sitting, bending, stooping, lifting, grasping and stretching.
The demands of the job include being individually responsible for client(s) and therefore must be able to physically demonstrate first aid skills including seizure care; perform CPR; use an AED and perform the Heimlich maneuver.
Hours may vary according to job coaching responsibilities and/or agency needs. Normal working hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. Hours will vary when working with an individual, including evening hours and weekends as needed. A 30-minute lunch break may be taken away from the Agency. Two 15-minute breaks available as scheduling allows.
This position is non-exempt and does receive overtime pay at time and a half for over 40 hours worked per payroll week.
Additional work factors to be considered depends wholly on the setting in which training/job coaching is to take place. Each job setting has a variety of factors that should be acknowledged, including variable noise and dust levels, varying temperatures, lighting and ground surfaces.
You can submit an application online today, or print an application to fill out by hand and mail or fax to DRTC.
2501 N. Utah Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Phone: (405) 946-4489
Fax: (405) 943-9710
Video Phone #: (405) 445-7314
DRTC is an EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer