Employment Consultant (139-23)

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Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, June 20, 2023 - 11:30pm
Job terms: 


  • Provides employment counselling services to un-/under-employed persons including newcomers, persons with disabilities, seniors, indigenous, disadvantaged youth and adults.
  • Conducts intakes and employability assessments with clients using Common Assessment and Employment Service suitability indicators, potential employer requirements and labor market opportunities.
  • Obtains and interprets the results of in-depth career and employment assessments of clients using formal assessment tools or external testing resources.
  • Interprets collected data to assist clients in developing their Employment Service Plans utilizing the Employment Ontario Information Systems.
  • Administers and records financial supports for clients and employers.
  • Assists clients to prepare and meet the objectives of their Better Jobs Ontario and other training Applications.
  • Conducts Employer Outreach in order to develop placement opportunities for clients in need of employment placement and where appropriate initiates on the job training financial incentives for the employer(s).
  • Conducts scheduled follows-up with clients, monitors and supports their progress and job retention to ensure their employment service plans are fulfilled.
  • Provides one-on-one assistance in resume/cover letters/interview skills as required.
  • Maintains up-to-date job search and social support information and resource materials to support clients and make appropriate referrals as required
  • Coaches and provides clients with pre-employment and post-employment mentoring opportunities.
  • Maintains complete electronic case notes and service entries throughout the client relationship and compiles written and statistical reports as needed.
  • Develops marketing strategies targeted at specific clients and employers.
  • Conducts exit interviews upon employment and monitors client and employer for job retention, feedback on service quality and long-term impact.
  • Assists with job fairs, employer and special events as needed.


  • Social Services Worker Diploma or equivalent with relevant practicum experience.
  • Minimum one (1) year of full-time employment counselling and job placement experience.
  • Experience working with MLTSD Case Management System (EOIS CaMS), or other databases such as Caseflo and online employment tools.
  • Demonstrated experience delivering virtual services using Teams and other social media applications
  • Must have strong case management and client employment service plan development skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of job creation programs, education and training programs and subsidized training programs.
  • Knowledge of the current labour market and industry trends.
  • Experience working with youth, internationally trained professional, apprentices, employers and the community.
  • Thorough knowledge of job search techniques, strategies, information and resources.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to motivate others.
  • Excellent communication (oral & written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of current computer packages: word, email, internet, access is required.
  • Car is necessary for travel as required in York Region.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or exempt from vaccination on human rights grounds. COSTI reserves the right to require information establishing the validity of the exemption.

This is a full-time Union positions scheduled to work 35 hours per week
Location: 3100 Rutherford Road, Suite 102, Vaughan
Start date: June 23, 2023
Salary range: $47, 790 - $51, 435 per annum + benefits
Closing date: June 21, 2023

How to apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters as one file quoting reference #139-23 to the below link: