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Employment Advisor

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Position Summary

Reporting to the Site Supervisor, the incumbent supports individuals seeking employment through the Employment Ontario (EO) Employment Services including Youth Job Link. Specifically, the Employment Advisor will: conduct client intake and assessment; provide services in the Resources and Information area; conduct workshops; develop employment service plans with clients including youth, to address employment needs; and match clients to suitable employment opportunities. The incumbent works with clients to establish mutually agreed upon service goals and proactively supports the client throughout the service period. Some evening and weekend work may be required. Other duties as assigned.


The successful candidate will possess a diploma in Career and Work Counselling or a related area with three years of experience providing employment counselling to a diverse client group including youth. Preference will be given to individuals who have experience using the ACEC model and are certified in at least one of the following: Strong Personality Dimensions, COPS, or Myers Briggs. In addition, the incumbent will demonstrate experience: utilizing career planning assessment tools, familiarity with Adult Education principles; facilitating workshops on employment related topics; utilizing Microsoft Office, email, Internet, and various multimedia for presentations; excellent customer service, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills; the ability to work independently and as a team member; and knowledge of various community services, labour market, occupational requirements, and job search resources.

Reports To:

Site Supervisor

Job Type:

Appendix D

Job Classification:

Support Staff


Duration of need: Two years


Community Outreach & Workforce Development


The Brampton Employment Counselling Centre

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Hourly Wage Rate:

Payband H, Start Rate: $31.06 Maximum Rate: $36.06

Hours of Work:

35 hours per week
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