COJG Employer Consultant

Job city: 
6750 Wilson Churchill Blvd, Mississauga and 10 Gillingham Drive, Brampton
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, May 27, 2022 - 11:30pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract


This is a full-time non-Union contract position, scheduled to work 35 hours per week.


  • Conducts employer outreach and markets COSTI Employment Services Employer Services and Canada Ontario Jobs Grant (COJG).
  • Researches prospective employers who are hiring or looking to train employees.
  • Develops and maintains employer relationships with a broad sector of businesses to meet COJG targets and support Employment Services goals.
  • Supports employers with identifying their employment and training needs to secure COJG applications with new hires and existing employees.
  • Assists employers with COJG Employer Application Form completion.
  • Processes COJG Employer Applications, reviews employer eligibility, utilizes COJG assessment tool to determine employer application suitability.
  • Ensures all ministry eligibility, forms and documentation requirements are met and entered in ministry’s CaMS database; visits COJG Training sites.
  • Follows-up with employers to obtain proof of payment/pay stubs in a timely manner.
  • Prepares claims and submits to manager ensuring that all documentation is in place for processing by the finance department; reconciles claims with budget allocations for each application/placement to ensure accuracy.
  • Builds and maintains COSTI’s online Employer Database, registers employers and supports employers posting positions on the Employer Database
  • Utilizes telephone contacts, conferences, networking events, site visits and other methods to understand short term and long-term labour market and business trends to respond to employers’ hiring and training needs.
  • Represents COSTI Employment Services at Brampton and Mississauga Employer Services Network, Peel Halton Workforce Development Group, Boards of Trade meetings, etc.
  • Participates in seminars, job fairs and conferences to network with employers and create connections.
  • Organizes virtual and onsite job fairs with employers
  • Collaborates and communicates with Employment Consultants to enhance their understanding of employer/labour market information and needs
  • Acts as a resource to staff on the functionality/use of COSTI’s Employer Database.
  • Prepares weekly/monthly statistical and narrative progress reports about employer employer contacts, placements and Employer Database updates; takes lead role with preparing quarterly reports and business plans for the COJG program as required by its government funder.
  • Works in collaboration with COSTI’s Marketing Department to create effective program marketing campaigns, including web content, flyers, presentations, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • University or College diploma in Marketing, Business or related profession or Career and Work diploma or equivalent with relevant job development experience.
  • Must have nine (9) months full time experience working with employers and placing clients, and meeting performance targets.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel), MS Teams applications. Must also possess aptitude and willingness to learn and work with new online systems, databases and technologies.
  • Verbal and written fluency in English. The ability to speak another language is an asset
  • Knowledge of Ontario labour market trends and education and training programs.
  • Experience working with internationally trained professionals and diverse populations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written English communication skills with the ability to clearly convey information.
  • Ability to maintain sensitive information, exhibit tact, diplomacy, and good judgment, with exacting standards of professionalism, ethics, and confidentiality.
  • Must possess a valid G driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle for work-related travel within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)
  • Must be fully vaccinated or be exempt from vaccination on human rights grounds. COSTI reserves the right to require information establishing the validity of the exemption

How to apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters, quoting reference 123-22, to:

How to apply: