Program Description:
Job seekers and businesses alike can access a comprehensive range of employment services at no cost, from training opportunities and placement assistance to candidate recruitment, at the America’s Job Centers of California, operated by JVS SoCal.

Job Description and Duties:

This Business Service Representative (also known as a Job Developer) will initiate, maintain, and develop employer relationships with the purpose of placing AJCC clients in jobs.

The BSR develops employment opportunities primarily through recruitments and working closely with Career Coaches in finding employment for job ready clients.

This BSR  be responsible for developing and conducting group format workshops.  The BSR makes between 20-40 cold calls per week to perspective employers. Conduct presentations to various groups/businesses as it pertains to job placement goals and partner agencies.

The BSR will also coach participants on interview skills, facilitate job readiness workshops and assist clients in writing targeted resumes if needed.

The BSR must maintain records and update case notes in the State database. Must meet contract goals for job placement, training completion, and job retention.

Other duties assigned as needed for the efficient operation of the Center/Program. Must meet weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly program goals as set by Program Supervisor. Must attend any state, county, local, or company training and company meetings.

Qualifications and Position Requirements:

  • Proven track record in business-to-business sales in a performance driven occupation.
  • Must have experience in sales.
  • Must be very comfortable and have the ability to cold call, network and open new business.
  • Demonstrated track-record of collaborating in teams.
  • Requires excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Requires the ability to understand labor market information and employer requirements.
  • Public speaking and presentations are required
  • Must be highly organized, detail orientated and work within time restraints and deadlines.
  • Work flexible hours, early morning, evenings and weekends may be required.
  • Knowledge of WIOA common measures and requirement are a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office products including Outlook, Work, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be assertive, friendly and willing to work flexible hours to meet objectives and goals.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Will work in an office environment, travel to employer and client work sites. May be required to work some evenings and an occasional weekend day. Must be able to operate standard office equipment. Requires traveling to various business and other work sites.

Welcomes customers and identifies customer needs and expectations to create a positive customer experience. Meet and exceed performance and outcome goals as set by the county funding agency and abide to contract requirements.Follows labor market trends to identify industries or occupations with growth in openings and employment potential. Provides referrals to community partner/agencies/resources as necessary.

Qualifications and Position Requirements:
Demonstrated experience communicating effectively with stakeholders in written and oral form, including electronic media, using positive interpersonal skills. Prior experience with dislocated worker and high-risk populations is helpful.  Skill in facilitating groups, writing resumes and working with diverse population is useful. Have fluency in Microsoft Office software and other relevant software.  Ideally, a minimum of two years of experience in Workforce Development or career counseling. Knowledge of CalJOBSSM system very helpful.

Must be detail oriented and have the ability to write clear, concise, professional case notes. Must be able to read and write effectively to follow and understand procedures and communicate necessary information (excellent organizational skills). Must be flexible, reliable, dependable and able to work in TEAM environment. Ability to use good judgment, interview techniques and interpersonal skills.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Will work in an office environment, travel to employer and client work sites. May be required to work some evenings and an occasional weekend day. Must be able to operate standard office equipment. Requires traveling to various business and other work sites.

Education/Certification/Licensure
BA preferred or 3 or more years of related experience.

Preferred:    Bilingual in Spanish or other community-based language.

Please send your resume to . Put on subject line: AJCC Business Services Representative West LA

About JVS SoCal

Founded in 1931, JVS-SoCal is a nonprofit, non-sectarian social service agency, providing job training, career services, mentoring and placement assistance to diverse and multicultural populations, transforming lives and empowering individuals to achieve dignity and economic independence through sustainable employment. JVS SoCal currently serves 40,000 to 50,000 clients annually at over 20 locations throughout Southern California, including Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Orange Counties. For a more complete listing of our programs and services, please see our Resource Guide.