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Job Developer Position w. NMIC

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Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC)

Position: Job Developer

Celebrating 33 years of service to the Washington Heights/Inwood community, Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC) seeks experienced Job Developer to join its Employment Services and Placement Program in our Workforce Development Department.

Duties include working closely with the project’s case manager and job readiness instructor to achieve program outcomes.


  • assessing participants’ employability and tracking their progress in obtaining employment by submitting case notes documenting participants’ attitudes towards employment, ability to attend interviews and outcomes of employment efforts
  • helping participants develop or update their resumes
  • sending participants on job interviews
  • developing linkages with companies throughout New York City that have appropriate job openings
  • developing permanent jobs for public assistance recipients and other low-income job seekers in employment and job training programs
  • working with other the job development staff to develop and share job leads.


  • Bachelors degree with two or more years of job development and placement experience with hard-to-serve populations; an Associate degree will be considered with significant years of job development experience in a workforce development department
  • active job bank with a variety of entry-level and skilled positions
  • bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
  • excellent communication and presentation skills
  • computer proficiency
  • flexibility and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • strong time management and organizational skills.

All full-time positions at Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation are competitive in salary and complemented with four weeks vacation, 14 holidays, Health, Life and Dental insurance, Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, Employer Contribution 401(k) and other generous time-off benefits. 

To Apply:

Please send resume/cover (with position in subject line) to


Human Resources Director

76 Wadsworth Avenue

NY, NY 10033

or or fax to (212) 928-4180.

NMIC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  For other available positions at NMIC go to

Security/Reception Per Diem Position

August 12, 2012 2 comments

Barrier Free Living

Barrier Free Living (BFL) is dedicated to helping New Yorkers with disabilities live independently in the community. Through its various programs, BFL provides a broad range of residential and non-residential services to disabled survivors of domestic violence, transitional shelter to the disabled homeless, and outreach to physically disabled individuals with mental health and/or chemical addiction issues. Services include case management; housing placements; independent living skills training; occupational therapy; short- and long-term individual counseling; advocacy within the medical, mental health, child welfare, law enforcement, and criminal justice systems; and referrals to outside services.

Position: Security/Reception (Per Diem)

The Reception/Security Per Diem team member reports to the Facility Manager


  • Greet all visitors and direct them to the appropriate party
  • Search the bags of all persons entering and leaving the facility
  • Provides appropriate information to people (consumers, colleagues, third-parties) needed to gain or give services, in a courteous, professional manner.
  • Answers phone with courtesy; guides callers to appropriate party; offers appropriate information over the phone and ends all calls per customer service manual guidelines
  • Maintain all agency materials (brochures, informational flyers) in a visible position and stocked for visitors and staff at all times
  • Working knowledge of the fire systems and a certificate of fitness
  • Working knowledge of all the emergency service information and be able to direct the emergency personnel in a professional manner.
  • Make hourly checks of the facility to ensure the safety of residents and staff
  • Maintain a daily log
  • Respond to and deescalate incidents
  • Receive and log packages
  • Monitor activity in the facility via camera system


  • Have basic knowledge of computers
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus

To Apply:

Please visit BFL’s website at

Click the appropriate link on the page and enter your information online.