Pine Street Inn Job Placement Specialist, 18-132 in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Placement Specialist, 18-132

Department: Food Services

Office: 444 Harrison Avenue

Location: Boston, MA

Position Type: Administrative

Hours/Shift: Morning - First Shift

Employee Type:: Regular Full-time


REQ. #18-132


LOCATION: 444 Harrison Ave, Boston MA 02118

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM to 5 PM, some flexibility required


The Job Placement Specialist provides employment related services to achieve job placement, retention, and career advancement aligned with individuals- economic security goals. Develops and cultivates relationships with prospective employers to solicit commitments to hire Pine Street Inn trainees. Maintains trainee records, collects and enters data, and prepares reports within established protocols and timeframe.

The Job Placement Specialist is responsible for:

  • Finding and retaining employment for PSI trainees.

  • Providing career coaching and job placement activities and services to the trainees in the Food Services and Housekeeping Training Programs.

  • Delivers career ready skills training to the job training participants to support successful completion of training and job search.

  • Building and maintaining relationship with employers to meet program goals related to job placement

  • Oversees activities that include but not limited to external internship and a mentorship program.


  • Bachelor-s degree (BA can be satisfied with 3 or more years of employment counselor experience in workforce development, job training, adult education, or adult development program)

  • Three (3) years of experience as a job developer or employment counselor in workforce development, job training, adult education, or adult development program

  • Demonstrated ability to develop partnerships with external agencies and resources

  • Working knowledge of workforce development principles, theories, and practices

  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities, implements plans, and meet deadlines

  • Ability to compile information and statistics for ad hoc reports for management and to gather and analyze information

  • Experience in conducting workshops, developing presentations, and project facilitation

  • High degree of cultural sensitivity and ability to work effectively with diverse people and situations

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time; use computer, calculator, fax, copier and other office equipment

  • Ability to access different building locations and program sites