Employment Coach/Job Developer Job Posting

March 9, 2018

Carlson & Company Inc. (The Work Place) is seeking an Employment Coach/Job Developer

The job description includes:

Employment Placement/Services

  • Work in partnership with clients to match their skill sets with employment opportunities.
  • Support clients in an assertive job search.
  • Assess potential worksites for suitability through research centered around job openings and matching with client skills, qualifications and goals.
  • Identify training/courses required by employers.
  • Arrange volunteer opportunities, work experiences, and job shadows with employers.
  • Facilitate workshops and peer group sessions.
  • Provide job maintenance support.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation.

Employer Development/Marketing

  • Proactive outreach to employers and industry groups to identify employment opportunities.
  • Collect data from employers related to job orders including job requirements and skills.
  • Develop and implement employer marketing resources; represent company at career fairs, trade shows and other events.


  • Completion of post-secondary degree or diploma (or equivalent combination of education/experience).
  • Previous experience providing career and employment services an asset.
  • Knowledge of Grande Prairie labour market and employers.
  • Proven job development skills with a proven track record to achieve outcomes.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel); database management; and internet research.
  • Ability to take initiative and build relationships by being self-directed and results-oriented.
  • Effective caseload management skills.
  • Experience and desire to work with persons of diverse cultural, economic and educational backgrounds.

The Employment Coach/Job Developer will work at The Work Place

#105, 9840 – 97th Avenue, Grande Prairie, AB.


The job is full-time (37.5 hours/week), Monday to Friday.

Health and Wellness Benefit package after six months.


Start Date: April 3, 2018


Submit cover letter, resume and two work-related references to: denise.carlson@gpworkplace.ca


Please apply by email only.

For more information on this position, please contact denise.carlson@gpworkplace.ca

Close date: March 19, 2018 @ 4:30 p.m.

More information about The Work Place available at www.gpworkplace.ca