Overview

Program: Trades Connections – Construction Trades Project
Location: ACCES Newmarket

Contract Length: One year contract to November 2023

We are looking for skilled talent who thrive in a flexible and innovative environment to join our team. ACCES offers an excellent benefits package, a RRSP matching program, and an Employee & Family Assistance Program.

 

The Trades Connections – Construction Trades Project is designed to assist newcomers and other job seekers to increase their knowledge and connections to apprenticeships and employment opportunities in the construction industry.

 

The position of Employer Liaison assigned to our ‘Trades Connections – Construction Trades Project’, is responsible for the creation of employment opportunities for program participants and other ACCES clients  The individual in this position will work in collaboration with their teammates and colleagues across the organization, as well as employers and community partner agencies.

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Develop and implement marketing and outreach strategies to employers and labour unions

·       Liaise with community professionals, employers and labour unions to create competitive jobs and employment opportunities

·       Monitor all placements, oversee training plan development, and conduct on-going follow-ups to ensure successful employment outcomes for program participants

·       Integrate work with all ACCES staff, with the Employment Consultant team

·       Provide employment preparation and employability group sessions and individual resource centre support when required

·       Provide culturally sensitive employment services including intake and assessment, one-to-one and group employment counselling and referrals when required

·       Arrange job fairs and networking events

·       Other duties as assigned by management

Qualifications and Experience:

·       Business Degree or equivalent

·       3 or more years’ experience in job development, employer outreach, employment counseling and/or recruitment

·       Experience in the not-for-profit sector and/or employment sector

·       Knowledge of/experience working with diverse job seekers experiencing employment barriers is an asset

·       Knowledge of apprenticeships, construction industry and connection to industry employers is an asset

·       Understanding of labour market information and trends

·       Experience in business development, sales, B2B recruitment is considered an asset

·       Experience with Employment Ontario Programs and/or Bridging Programs is an asset

·       Excellent English written and verbal communication skills

·       Effective networking skills

·       Demonstrated ability to work and co-operate in a team

·       Strong organizational, planning and time management skills

·       Able to facilitate group activities

·       Experienced and highly proficient working in an MS Office environment and with online virtual meeting platforms such as Zoom, and Microsoft Teams

·       Familiarity with online platforms and database management programs (ex. Salesforce)

·       Fluency in a second language is considered an asset

·       Required to travel to other ACCES site locations, employer sites, community partners, networking events and job fairs

·       Flexible to work occasional evenings and weekend hours

We are currently on a hybrid work schedule, working on-site in the office and from home. This hybrid work schedule is subject to change based on business requirements.

Important Note: ACCES remains committed to its employees and to providing a safe workplace. As of October 1, 2021, candidates for employment are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and successful candidates must agree to obtain any additional vaccinations that may be required. Proof of such vaccination will be required. We will make accommodation for qualifying medical or religious exemptions. Employees who are not fully vaccinated due to a valid medical exemption must provide written proof from an allergist/immunologist/cardiologist.

Compensation

Job status: Unionized Salary: $54,467.55 per annum (as per Union salary grid), prorated to contract duration Contract Length: One year contract to November 2023

How to Apply

Job Application Instructions Interested persons should send their resume with a covering letter to: ACCES Employment Hiring Committee: By Email: hr@accesemployment.ca   Candidates should state the position of interest (including program and location) in the subject of the email: Employer Liaison, Construction Trades Project, Newmarket Please Note: We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Candidates who are contacted may be requested to complete a screening video interview using Spark Hire. This position will be posted until it is filled. We will be reviewing resumes as they are submitted. ACCES Employment is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in our workplace and in our recruitment processes. We encourage applications from members of all racialized groups, gender identities and sexual orientations, Indigenous persons and, persons with disabilities. Accessibility and Accommodation: ACCES Employment is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. Please advise our HR representative or hiring manager of any accommodation measures that are required. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

About ACCES Employment

ACCES Employment is a leader in connecting qualified jobseekers from diverse backgrounds with employers across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Ontario and Canada. ACCES helps more than 40,000 job seekers each year at seven locations in the GTA. As a charitable not-for-profit organization, ACCES provides job search services that connect newcomers, jobseekers, youth, women, and refugees to jobs that reflect their skills and experience.  We provide over 30 customized job search programs that meet the unique needs of our jobseekers. Our vision is to achieve a fully inclusive labour force that reflects the diversity, skills and experience of Canada's population.