Career Paths – Terminal and Surrey Welcome Centre locations

Temporary full-time position at 35 hrs per week starting as soon possible through to March 31, 2022

 

Summary:  

Supporting skilled immigrants entering regulated professions to research and prepare for their re-certification requirements. This role will support the unique needs of Career Paths clients pursuing regulated occupations, primarily working in biological sciences, engineering and/or technologist professions.

 

Reports to:    

Division Manager – Career Services

 

Responsibilities:

  • Collects and disseminates timely updates to clients on regulatory exam delays.
  • Writes and produces occupation-specific resources, such as fact sheets and bulletins, for alternative routes for recredentialing or recertification.
  • Manages an active calendar of available skills upgrading and recertification course options and working closely with the Case Management team to address course options in Action Planning with clients.
  • Liaises and communicates with enrollment officers at training institutions to relay course openings, to ensure understanding of regulatory issues as well as delays, to our clients.
  • Work directly with local skilled immigrants seeking employment, providing them with coaching and support to research and pursue their recredentialing requirements.
  • Work collaboratively in a team dedicated to providing high-quality employment supports and guidance on process issues to newcomers to British Columbia.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

Minimum three (3) years experience in social services, employment counselling, customer service OR equivalent combination of education, training, and experience acceptable to the employer. Understanding and/or experience of the realities and challenges newcomers face in Canada. Familiarity with the programs/services and resources available to newcomers in British Columbia is an asset.

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Exceptional ability to interact authentically with people from diverse cultural, linguistic, and/or socio-economic backgrounds and experiences.
  • Ability to think critically, analyze situations and issues.
  • Excellent research skills, including the ability to find and share information quickly.
  • Strong computer proficiency, including ability to use various types of technology.
  • (Preferred) experience or understanding of biological sciences and/or engineer professions and their recertification routes in Canada.
  • Possession of and the ability to maintain a clear provincial criminal recork check.

 

If you are not certain that your credentials a complete match, we encourage you to submit your application for consideration. ISSofBC is committed to helping immigrants build a future in Canada and you might be the perfect fit. Eligible employees receive employer-paid benefits, RRSP contributions, and 3 weeks annual vacation. 

 

Email applications must include “2021-CP-09” in the subject line and can be sent to:  jobs@issbc.org

 

Closing Date:   Open until position is filled; applications are reviewed as received

Salary Range: $24.75 – $26.27 per hour (based on training and qualifications)

 

Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.  We thank all applicants; however, only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.

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