The Vocational Skills Trainer Crew Lead position is full-time, non-exempt and typically works Monday through Friday 7.5 - 8.0 hours a day. Must be flexible to work schedules that may include evenings and weekends and periodic travel to the Greater Sacramento Area. Janitorial floor care skills (carpets, waxing/buffing) a must!
Come join our growing, dynamic Easter Seals Enterprise team!
Work alongside clients at janitorial and/or landscaping work sites to provide training and ensure the work is completed to the job site’s/ volunteer site’s satisfaction and to provide the highest quality service.
Check client work and production performance and retrain client/ crews as needed.
Assist the client in identifying vocational strengths, skills, and need areas prior to ISP meeting.
Ensure that crew member’s goals are measurable and applicable to work/training being performed.
Coordinate with client and other team members and conduct client’s Individual Service Plan (ISP) meetings held semi-annually, annually, and as required.
Assist clients in identifying needs for accommodations, adaptive equipment, or assistive technology that increases client’s ability to increase productivity/vocational independence.
Provide vocational training through crew work, production work, community volunteer work, pre-vocational activities or downtime training to clients either internally or externally.
Prepare and distribute a monthly calendar of instructional training, volunteer opportunities and available community activities.
Assist in the development of job descriptions including task analysis for client vocational training on specific jobs.
Ensure all client paperwork are completed and submitted.
Ensure all applicable time studies are completed and updated to finance as appropriate semi-annually.
Complete all mandatory Easter Seals/Cal-OSHA/worksite trainings with crew members annually or as needed.
Pick up/deliver work service contract supplies as needed.
Transport clients to work sites when necessary.
Cross train on all contract work both paid and volunteer to meet the needs of the agency.
Attend all team meetings as scheduled and required.
Provide exceptional customer services, both internally and externally.
Education and/or Experience
Minimum of a high school diploma or GED is recommended; or one (1) year full time experience working with individuals with physical and/or mental disabilities; or an equivalent combination of education & experience.
1-2 years previous janitorial and/or landscaping experience, to include floor care expertise.
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Effective interpersonal communication techniques.
Follow written and verbal directions.
Effectively be able to present information and respond to questions from supervisor, case managers, clients and the general public.
Ability to solve practical problems and use available resources.
Work independently with minimal supervision.
Maintain composure and good judgement under stressful conditions.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, volunteers, clients, and the general public.