Employer Liaison - Construction Trades Program

ACCES EMPLOYMENT - Toronto, ON (23 days ago)

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Employer Liaison

Construction Trades Program

Location: Mississauga

Contract to March 31, 2020 with Possibility of Extension

ACCES Employment is a leading non-profit organization that assists jobseekers from diverse backgrounds. We deliver a range of programs at locations across the GTA and we offer online services to job seekers across Canada and pre-arrival. Serving more than 34,000 jobseekers each year, ACCES delivers customized programs that focus on connecting our clients with leading employers or starting a business in Canada. With over 30 years of experience in the employment services sector, you will be joining a successful organization with an innovative and seasoned staff team.

We are looking for people who thrive in a flexible and fast-paced environment. ACCES offers an excellent benefits package, a RRSP matching program, and an Employee & Family Assistance Program.

The position of Employer Liaison is responsible for providing employment services for clients. The individual in this position will work in collaboration with the ACCES Employment Services team and will work closely with all community partner agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement marketing and outreach strategy to employers
  • Liaise with community professionals and employers to create competitive jobs and employment opportunities
  • Monitor all placements, oversee training plan development and conduct on-going follow-up to ensure successful employment outcomes for program participants
  • Integrate work with all ACCES staff, in particular with Employment Consultant team
  • Provide culturally sensitive employment services including intake and assessment, one-to-one and group employment counselling and referrals when required
  • Provide employment preparation and employability group sessions and individual resource centre support when required
  • Other duties as assigned by Management

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Business Degree or equivalent
  • 3 or more years’ experience in job development, employer outreach, employment counseling and/or recruitment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of labour market information and trends (particularly in relation to the construction industry and trades)
  • Experience in the not-for-profit sector and/or employment sector is preferred
  • Experience in business development, sales and B2B recruitment is considered an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to work and co-operate in a team
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Able to facilitate group activities
  • Effective networking skills
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience working with sector specific employers, newcomers and refugees are an asset
  • Flexible to work occasional evenings and weekend hours
  • Use of own vehicle is an asset to the job
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following sectors is an asset: Construction Trades
  • Fluency in a second language (Arabic) is an asset

Job status: Unionized

Contract Duration: Contract until March 31, 2020 with possibility of extension

Salary: $52,865.67 per annum (as per Union salary grid), prorated to contract duration

Job Application Instructions

Interested persons should send their resume with a covering letter to:

ACCES Employment Hiring Committee

Note the program and location of the position in your application.

Please Note:

ACCES Employment is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Candidates who are contacted may be requested to complete a screening video interview using Spark Hire.

This position will be posted until it is filled. We will be reviewing resumes as they are submitted.

ACCES is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

ACCES Employment is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to an employment opportunity, please advise our HR representative or hiring manager of the accommodation measures if required which would enable you to be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $52,865.67 /year


  • recruitment: 3 years (Preferred)
  • job development, employer outreach, employment counseling: 3 years (Preferred)
  • employment sector: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)