Job Coach- Mobile Grounds/Landscape

<strong>When you work at The Arc of San Diego, it&rsquo;s not just a job&hellip; you&rsquo;re joining a community and making a difference.</strong>

San Diego, CA

The Arc of San Diego

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Full Time

$19.00-$19.40.Monday- Friday and the schedule is 7

Overview: <br />The Arc of San Diego is the largest, most comprehensive provider of services to children and adults with disabilities in San Diego County.<br /><br />We are a diverse team of dedicated individuals who are passionate about serving and empowering children and adults to live their most fulfilling and independent lives.<br /><br />We are currently seeking a Job Coach with a background in grounds maintenance or landscaping to join our Mobile Grounds Team.<br /><br />Join our dynamic team where we prioritize our Person First, Person Centered Approach to create purposeful days for both our clients and colleagues alike. We are on the lookout for individuals who not only align with our vibrant culture but also bring the necessary expertise and passion to the table.<br /><br />We are urgently seeking someone with a talent for grounds maintenance or landscaping. You will be instrumental in supporting a small group (1:3 ratio) of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities at their work sites. Your role will involve providing invaluable coaching, aiding in skill development, guiding task execution, time management, and promote effective workplace communication.<br /><br />If you are PROficient in job coaching, vocational training, or a related field, especially with a focus on individuals with disabilities, this opportunity could be your next fulfilling career move but most important, a step closer into making a profound impact on someone's life while embarking on your own meaningful journey with us. <br /><br />The pay range for this position is $19.00-$19.40.Monday- Friday and the schedule is 7am-3pm.<br /><br />Who you are:<br /> <ul> <li>Believe in empowering individuals in living their most independent lives</li> <li>Are flexible and adaptable to different situations</li> <li>Have an educator mindset</li> <li>Take pride in being a reliable and inclusive member of a team</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Ensuring completion of work tasks as required by the employer and/or established procedures</li> <li>Providing on-going training to participants throughout the workday as needed</li> <li>Communicating effectively and professionally with employer and other employees at the work site</li> <li>Demonstrating appropriate work behaviors at all times</li> <li>Completion of electronic documentation prior to end of shifts</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>High school diploma or general education degree (GED)</li> <li>Valid CA Driver&rsquo;s License with clean driving record</li> <li>Immediate access to vehicle with working seatbelts to transport participants</li> <li>Comfort driving a full size van with multiple passengers</li> <li>Ability to lift 50 lbs and move up to 75 lbs</li> <li>High comfort in using multiple computer /mobile device programs</li> <li>Ability to translate employer needs to individuals with disabilities</li> <li>Willingness to adhere to dress and appearance standards</li> </ul> <strong>We&rsquo;d love it if you:</strong><br /> <ul> <li>Had 6 or more months of prior hands-on experience with persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities</li> <li>Landscaping or Grounds Maintenance experience</li> <li>Knowledge of outdoor power equipment</li> <li>Are multi-lingual (English, Spanish, Tagalog)</li> <li>Have experience with electronic case management systems (Therap)</li> <li>Have experience with individual service plans (goal development)</li> </ul> <br />The Arc of San Diego is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We have a strict policy against harassment and retaliation of any type and are dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.<br /> <br />Our goal is to provide a work environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation as well as other disrespectful or other unprofessional conduct based on any protected class: race (including natural hairstyles), color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin, age (40 and over), medical condition, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex (including sexual harassment, sex stereotypes and pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information/ characteristics, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic or activity protected by law.<br /> <br />We also prohibit discrimination, harassment, retaliation, disrespectful or unprofessional conduct based on the perception that anyone has any of the above characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived to have any of those characteristics.<br /> <br />The Arc of San Diego is a federal subcontractor and shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60- 300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, and for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing compensation. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.<br /> <br />The Arc of San Diego will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified candidates with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If candidates need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition, they should contact the Head of Human Resources.