Employment Training Specialist (job coach)

Bergmann Center, Inc

job description


reports to CFO

wage: $12.50/hour



This team member assists individuals with developmental disabilities in identifying and achieving appropriate and satisfying employment based on their interests and skills. Providing the necessary, ongoing supports to help the individual be successfully employed within the community.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide on the job training, assist employer and employee with accommodations needed to be successful in the job.

Documentation of job development/coaching support provided as required by Bergmann Center, Michigan Rehabilitation Services, and Community Mental Health

Provide job development and coaching services based on client preference, strengths, and abilities

Monitor client’s level of performance

Maintain accurate records on services provided to each client

Serves as liaison employee and employer


Minimum Qualifications/Education:

High School education

Ability to complete all Bergmann Center and CMH training

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Basic math and computer skills

Michigan driver’s license and willingness to gain chauffer’s license

Ability to lift 25 pounds

Willingness to support individuals with challenging behavior

Ability to read and interpret documents, to write specific reports and correspondence, to apply concepts to practical solutions, to problem solve, and to interpret written and verbal instructions (once trained) is required


Preferred Qualifications:

Equivalent college coursework in an equivalent field of study

Basic knowledge of HIPPA and Recipient Rights is a plus

Ability to assist individuals in activities of daily living as well as related job tasks

Previous experience working with adults who have developmental disabilities in an employment setting (or equivalent experience)

Ability to maintain first aid and CPR certification


Working Conditions:

40 hours per week

Days and hours may vary

Travel with company vehicle to local job sites

health benefits

retirement plan with match

long term disability insurance

life insurance

paid time off

contact information

business: Bergmann Center, Inc
address: 08855 Martin Rd
Charlevoix, MI 49720
phone: 231-547-2979 (Call Now)
website: http://www.bergmanncenter.org