Employment Specialist

  • Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Dungarvin, you have the ability to make someone's life better! Embrace the opportunity to change someone's life by assisting people with disabilities. Providing personal and companion care at Dungarvin, you will have the ability to enhance the quality of life for individuals with disabilities.

Job Description

The employment specialist (ES) is an essential position for services designed to manage a caseload of supported employment individuals helping persons served find and retain community-integrated employment opportunities that line up with their strengths and interests.


Candidates must support the full integration of adults with disabilities in the community by helping them secure and retain direct-hire employment. A two-year degree or commensurate experience in working with developmentally disabled and/or mental illness, as determined by the supervisor is required. Candidates must be self-motivated, able to manage time and problem-solve. Must be able to lift and provide physical assistance to program participants. The candidate must be able to teach and coach, handle rejection, have strong interpersonal communication skills, and be adept in the use of technology. The candidate must also be willing and able to represent both the person served and Dungarvin to businesses and members of the community. Knowledge of the employment environment and hiring processes are desired. You must pass a Department of Human Services background check and have a driving record that is acceptable to drive while on duty.

Additional Information


  • 401(k) plan available
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Starting Wage: $15.50/hr

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Equal Opportunity Employer