Employment Recruiter

Job Details

Job Location
Saint Petersburg – 1735 Martin Luther King S Floor 1 – Saint Petersburg, FL

Position Type
Full Time

Education Level
2 Year Degree

Salary Range
$38,000.00 – $40,000.00 Salary

Job Category
Nonprofit – Social Services


Position Summary:

The primary function of the Employment Recruiter will be doing outreach in the community to develop relationships with employers, universities, and associations to increase employment opportunities for clients. The person in this position will be responsible for the delivery of vocational and educational guidance to clients participating in the program. Essential Job Functions include those listed below.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop relationships with large and small employers, and become familiar with their products and human resource needs using a businesslike approach.
  • Responsible for providing follow-up counseling of clients in the workplace and staying connected with participants and employers to resolve problems proactively.
  • Assist employers in revising standards that exclude applicants from jobs.
  • Demonstrate to employers the cost-effectiveness and profitability of employing chronically unemployed by identifying jobs those workers could perform.
  • Embrace and embody the mission, vision, guiding principles, clinical vision, and goals of WestCare Foundation; and
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.


Essential Qualifications:

  • 1+ year experience in a similar capacity; experience working with individuals in a substance abuse or mental health setting preferred.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the vocational counseling field.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in a manner that is pleasant and professional.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to operate a computer and complete documents in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint program formats or the ability to learn.
  • Ability to respond as needed to crisis situations in an efficient manner.
  • Ability to complete work tasks within scheduled work hours.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willing to seek out new work projects and contribute ideas and efforts to the constant improvement of WestCare GulfCoast-Florida services.
  • Valid driver’s license and must be able to qualify to drive a company vehicle.


  • Bachelors degree in vocational counseling or related field preferred
  • Minimum Associates degree with 3 years of related experience.
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