Work Readiness Manager

Website landforcepgh Landforce

Investing in People. Restoring Land.

Landforce is looking for a full-time Work Readiness Manager who will work closely with Landforce crew members to assess current career skills, interests, and aptitudes and assist them to set career path goals including  training or employment. In addition, the Work Readiness Manager will work with crew members to identify employment barriers and connect them to social/supportive services available to ensure they can accomplish significant career development milestones towards these goals.  See Position Profile or visit landforcepgh.org/work-for-landforce for more details about responsibilities and qualifications.

Who We Are:

We are a close knit, committed, and diverse team, with a dual mission of supporting the transition to full-time employment for people struggling to succeed in our economy, while simultaneously improving our environment.

Over the last four years we have hired 72 people, provided more than 11,000 hours of workforce readiness training, nearly 2,500 hours of case management, and provided more than 41,000 hours of land stewardship to our region. Over the last two years alone, we have contributed 3,500 hours in green infrastructure installation and maintenance, 1,300 hours in tree and plant care, 3,500 hours building or maintaining trails, and 1,600 hours in other land stewardship tasks. Over the last two years, 96% of our program finishers have applied for post-Landforce employment, and all have received interviews. 92% have been offered follow-up jobs. 12 months after leaving landforce 91% of crew members are still working.

Qualifications:

Minimum 5 to 7 years of experience working in workforce development and/or case management

OR 

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field plus 2 to 3 years of experience working in workforce development and/or case management

OR 

Master’s degree in Social Work or related field experience preferred with Master’s level internship and/or 1 year of related work experience

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Work Readiness Manager Jasimine Cooper, at  jasimine@landforcepgh.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until we find the right candidate. Don’t wait, apply today!

Position Details:

This is a full time, non-exempt position with a starting annual salary of $40,000. plus  a generous benefits package that includes Paid Time Off, Medical/Dental and Vision insurance and retirement benefits.

To apply for this job email your details to jasimine@landforcepgh.org