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Title RETAIL PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE – FULL TIME
Salary $7.25 ($8.25 AFTER 90 DAYS)
Job Information

 JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:          Production Associate

Department:   Retail

Reports To:     Store Manager

FLSA Status:   Non- Exempt

It is an expectation of every employee of Goodwill Industries of East Texas, Inc. to adhere to the Mission, Vision and Values that we have established and have made a commitment to practice.

MISSION

We are dedicated to providing skills training and vocational opportunities for people with barriers to employment.

VISION

We improve lives in the East Texas communities we serve by ensuring that people have the opportunity for economic independence through work.

VALUES

Ÿ Second Chances – We believe that everyone deserves a second chance to change their lives.

Ÿ Service – We believe that we are here to serve our community, our customers, donors, consumers, and each other.

Ÿ Inclusion – We believe that all people can contribute and add value in our society.

Ÿ Opportunity – We believe everyone deserves a chance to succeed, and to fulfil their dreams and goals.

Ÿ Loyalty – We believe in being present and consistent.

Ÿ Friendliness – We believe in spreading joy by sharing kind words and warm smiles.

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Summary: This position is responsible for the overall production and selling of goods in our retail stores.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

Educate customers and the community about the mission and vision of the organization.

Demonstrate our core values through actions and words.

Meet donors with exceptional customer service, unload donations and safely place them in designated areas.

Sort, price, hang and tag or otherwise process donations as directed.

Place merchandise in appropriate categories on the sales floor.

Assist customers at the register in making their final purchase by accepting cash, credit or debit and offering accurate change back when needed.

Keep the sales floor, processing area, bathrooms and breakroom clean and safe.

Maintain quality, quantity, rotation and cleanliness.

Work a rotating schedule without conflict. Clock in and out at appropriate times and allow a 24 hour notice of absence.

Follow safety policy and procedures at all times. Report to manager immediately any safety concerns.

Any and all other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities 

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Competencies 

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience 

High School diploma or GED.

Language Skills

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, consumers, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills 

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability 

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills 

Basic computer skills and knowledge of operating a POS system.

Other Skills and Abilities 

Bilingual skills a plus.

Other Qualifications

Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Title Social Worker III – Temporary
Salary $22.20 – $34.91/Hr
Start Date 2019-11-04
Job Information

SOCIAL WORKER III – TEMPORARY
RUSK STATE HOSPITAL
RUSK, TX
STARTING 10/17/2019

The Social Worker III supervisor performs advanced social work duties under the limited supervision of the Program Supervisor V and clinical supervision of the Manager I with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Functions as a unit Social Worker for a small caseload and provides clinical supervision to other social workers on assigned unit. Serves as liaison between the patient, family members and outside community agencies and institutions. Works to encourage family/continuity of care participation in recovery and discharge planning meetings. Acts as a vital member of the psychiatric recovery team on the unit. Gathers and presents information regarding patient’s environmental factors, recidivism factors, educational needs and discharge/aftercare needs. Facilitates individual contact and group educational sessions with forensic patients. Serves as an active member of social work/unit committees as assigned. Acts as a mentor to less experienced social workers on the unit. Failure to perform duties in a competent manner could negatively impact social workers on the entire unit. Must understand that duties, location of job assignment and shift pattern are subject to change as determined by the administration to meet the needs of the hospital.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Knowledge of principles, methods and practice of social work; the functioning of the recovery team within the psychiatric facility; of community resources, genetic, psychological and environmental factors that contribute to mental illness and knowledge of principles of patient and family interviewing and group facilitation techniques.
2. Ability to manage/organize multiple tasks of a caseload; advocate for patient’s needs, formulate social assessments, assess environmental/recidivism factors, communicate effectively and participate in assigned committee activities.
3. Physical ability to perform Treatment Intervention and Preventative Strategies (TIPS) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
4. Skills providing social work services for patients diagnosed with chronic mental illness.
5. Knowledge of Joint Commission.
Minimum Qualifications:
Licensed as a Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners
Initial Selection Criteria:
1. Bachelor’s in Social Work (BSW) or Master’s in Social Work (MSW) from a school accredited by The Council on Social Work Education.
2. Licensed as a LBSW, LMSW or LCSW by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners.
Essential Functions:
Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.

1. Fulfills caseload duties by providing social work services to forensic patients on Maximum Security Unit in order to help patients achieve the goals and objectives of their recovery plans whereby inpatient care is no longer needed.
2. Facilitates and documents weekly individual group and counseling notes in order to aid the patients in understanding their psychiatric recovery needs in preparation for the community.
3. Fulfills clinical documentation requirements in order to accurately evaluate the patient’s progress in recovery, ongoing patient and family educational needs and discharge/aftercare needs.
4. Document contact with the Continuity of Care Worker (COC) located in the patient’s county of origin in order to solicit their involvement/level of care (LOC) in the patient’s ongoing recovery and discharge planning activities.
5. Assures that family contacts are established and maintained for each patient (giving consent) in a courteous/professional manner in order to ensure continuity of care and provide family education.
6. Attends and participates in scheduled recovery team meetings in order to provide social work assessment information, family and COC’s input into the patient’s recovery planning process.
7. Supervises and trains social workers in professional standards and task accomplishments to ensure quality of services to patients and of documentation requirements. Audits assigned unit social service documentation and institutes corrective action when required in order to maintain standards of compliance.
8. Attends assigned committee meetings in order to participate in achieving the goals of the facility.

Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency’s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location. (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Please e-mail all resumes to Terrance Freeman at the following address terrance.freeman@goodwillex.com
For more information, call 903-581-5422 ex 1055

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Title Social Worker II – Temporary
Salary $19.25 – 30.41/Hr
Start Date 2019-11-04
Job Information

SOCIAL WORKER II – TEMPORARY
RUSK STATE HOSPITAL
RUSK, TX
STARTING 10/17/2019

The Social Worker II performs advanced social work duties under the limited supervision of the Unit Social Work Supervisor and Unit Program Supervisor with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Serves as liaison between the patient, family members and outside community agencies and institutions. Works to encourage family/Continuity of Care (COC) participation in recovery and discharge planning meetings. Acts as a vital member of the psychiatric recovery team on the unit. Gathers and presents information regarding patients’ environmental factors, recidivism factors, educational needs and discharge/aftercare needs. Facilitates individual contact and group education sessions with mentally ill patients. Serves as an active member of social work/unit committees as assigned. Acts as a mentor to less experienced social workers on the unit. Must understand that duties, location of job assignment and shift pattern are subject to change as determined by the administration to meet the needs of the hospital.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Knowledge of principles, methods and practice of social work; of the functioning of the recovery team within the psychiatric facility; of community resources, genetic, psychological and environmental factors that contribute to mental illness; and knowledge of principles of patient and family interviewing and group facilitation techniques.
2. Ability to manage/organize multiple tasks of a caseload; advocate for patients’ needs, formulate social assessments, assess environmental/recidivism factors, communicate effectively and participate in assigned committee activities.
3. Ability to be trained on and conduct Treatment Intervention and Protection Strategies (TIPS) and CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
Minimum Qualifications:
Licensure as a Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners.
Initial Selection Criteria:
Bachelor’s in Social Work (BSW) or Master’s in Social Work (MSW) from a school accredited by The Council on Social Work Education. Licensed as a LBSW, LMSW or LCSW by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners.
Essential Functions: Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.

1. Fulfills caseload duties by providing social work services to chronically mentally ill patients in order to help patients achieve the goals and objectives of their recovery plan whereby inpatient care is no longer needed.
2. Facilitates and documents weekly individual community resource education and counseling sessions in order to aid the chronically mentally ill patient in understanding his/her psychiatric recovery needs in preparation for the community.
3. Fulfills clinical documentation requirements in order to accurately evaluate the patient’s progress in recovery, ongoing patient and family educational needs and discharge/aftercare needs.
4. Documents contact with the Continuity of Care (COC) located in the patient’s county of origin in order to solicit their involvement and level of care (LOC) in the patients’ ongoing treatment and discharge planning activities.
5. Assures that family contacts are established and maintained for each patient (giving consent) in a courteous/professional manner in order to ensure continuity of care and provide family education.
6. Attends and participates in scheduled recovery team meetings in order to provide social work assessment information, family and Continuity of Care’s (COC) input into the patient’s recovery planning process.
7. Serves as a mentor to less experienced social workers in order to help patients receive the highest possible level of social work services.
8. Attends assigned committee meetings in order to participate in achieving the goals of the facility.
Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency’s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location
(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Title Maintenance Technician
Salary 12.00/HR
Start Date 2019-11-04
Location Tyler Administration Office
Job Information

Summary Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and industry-related specific systems by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment.

Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.

Installs and repairs basic electrical structural elements and electronic components of machinery and equipment.

Repairs and maintains physical structure of establishment, including carpentry, painting, etc.

Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools.

Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.

Fabricates and repairs counters, benches, partitions, and other wooden structures.

Performs preventative maintenance of facilities and equipment.

Troubleshoots equipment and generates work orders.

Performs lawn maintenance for retail locations.

Tyler Superstore Location

In addition to the above, performs floor care and maintains supply of floor and janitorial products.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Current TXDL with a driving record acceptable to the Agency’s automobile liability carrier.

Other Skills and Abilities

Bilingual skills a plus.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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Title WORK ADJUSTMENT TRAINER – FULL TIME
Salary $11.00
Job Information

The incumbent in this position is primarily responsible for working with disabled individuals and/or disadvantaged youth & young adults w/challenges providing work adjustment training services. The individual must be able to identify appropriate/inappropriate work behavior by observations, review of existing records, DARS data and/or feedback from family members; train consumers on various job duties, workplace policies and procedures/social skills/safe and efficient operation of equipment.  Periodically monitor Individual Adjustment Plan (IAP) to determine progress or modify as needed to maintain individual goal(s); attend mandatory meetings.

This individual has direct oversight of supervision of consumers assigned to their WAT training area; maintain daily logs on the individual’s progress; complete timely monthly reports on consumers; development that includes, but is not limited to: skills, growth, punctuality, socialization, behavior, and overall improvement.

The ideal candidate will be skilled in working with diverse population of disabled and/or disadvantage clients; developing and maintain professional and cooperative relations with DARS counselors, WSAT Coordinators, and DBS consumers; have excellent verbal/written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and technical skills. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

Essential Functions: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to train, monitor, coach and evaluate disabled individuals and/or a population of youth some having disciplinary challenges; intervene/address consumer crisis, perform extensive report writing (good written and verbal communication skills; a must). Mobility – required to stand; frequently walk, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl. Dexterity – requires hands to manipulate, feel, reach, lift and/or carry. Sensory – able to see objects, colors at close range or distance, peripheral, and depth vision, communicate orally with normal hearing decibel. Lifting – frequently lifts and/or carries 25 to 50 lbs. using safety measures in place.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Education, Sociology, Social Services, or Liberal Arts) with a minimum of one year of experience in rehabilitation or work adjustment like services; or an AA degree in a related field and 2 years of training/experience; possess computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Excel/Outlook). Substitution:  4 years of directly related experience working with people with disabilities and/or in group homes or half-way houses.  An AA degree must be obtained (in a related field as approved by the organization) within 2 years of appointment.  A valid TXDL/driving record acceptable to agency liability carrier is required for this position.

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package, including up to 30 days of paid time off per year.

 

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Title Good Assist Outreach Navigator – Part-Time
Salary $10.00/Hr.
Location Carthage-17, Henderson-05
Job Information

The incumbent in this position will be responsible for working directly with the community; assisting individuals in filling out applications for multiple programs included but not limited to: Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP), Medicaid, Medicare, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); participate in special projects; recruit, and train volunteers at Food Bank facility; perform Job Readiness Training; advocate for consumers in the workforce to promote successful relationships between employers and employees; travel between various locations. In addition, this individual will perform other duties as assigned by management.
The ideal candidate will be proficient in the above listed skills with customer service experience preferably in the public sector, (non-profit is preferred). Upholding a high level of professionalism while interacting with the public is required.

Essential Functions: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions). Those duties essential to this position in addition to those listed above are as follows: must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.; mobility-required to stand or sit for long periods; frequently walk, lift, bend, crouch. Hours are primarily weekdays with occasional evening work and rotating weekends.

Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED plus a minimum of six months of work directly related to experience in customer service (preferred w/knowledge of state and federal programs). Have basic knowledge of computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, and Gmail). A valid TXDL/driving record acceptable to agency liability carrier is required for this position. Reliable transportation is a must.

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Title Computer Works Specialist
Salary 8.25
Start Date 2019-11-01
Location North Campus-Operations
Job Information

[Essential] Duties included but not limited to:

 Be familiar with various types of electronics; such as: computers, printers, monitors, cables, and stereo equipment.
 Knowledgeable of repairable, re-sellable or scrap donated electronics to sort, stack, price, and repair.
 Install, configure, monitor, troubleshoot and evaluate computers and other network equipment.
 Maintain inventory stock.
 Moving, stacking and checking pallets of materials around the facility.
 Clean shelves, counters, and tables.
 Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

 Associates degree or equivalent experience or at least 2 years of relevant experience in computer hardware and troubleshooting
 Extensive knowledge and skills in computer hardware, Windows OS, Linux, Mac and troubleshooting
 Must be focused and work well without close supervision, strong attention to detail, and the ability to connect with a wide variety of customers.
 Bilingual skills a plus
 Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

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Title RETAIL LEAD – FULL TIME
Salary $9.25/Hr
Start Date 03082018
Location Gladewater-18, Kilgore-16, Longview Super Store-14, Palestine-07, Tyler Main-01
Job Information

The incumbent in this position intermittently performs duties identical to that of the Retail Clerk. In addition, this individual will perform other retail duties as assigned by management and differs in responsibility of that of the Retail Clerk in that this position insures that all employees are trained for the jobs they will be performing, including but not limited to:  training on equipment that will be used, outlining and potential safety hazards of the work; inspects personal protective equipment (PPE) and corrects or reports any issues or concerns to the supervisor; constantly monitors work areas, conducts periodic safety inspections taking corrective action as necessary; assists in achieving or exceeding projected monthly/annual sales goals.

The ideal candidate will be proficient in the above listed skills with prior customer service experience preferably in a retail environment.

Additionally this incumbent will be proficient in math, reading, and writing in English (although bi-lingual is a plus); able to learn company policies and procedures in a short period of time and ensure compliance of the same of the retail staff; knowledge of and the ability to administer first aid in case of accidents.

Essential Functions:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily, listed above which are representative of the Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities required; in addition to physical demands of the job which include: Mobility – required to stand; frequently walk, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl. Dexterity – requires hands to manipulate, feel, reach, lift and/or carry. Sensory – able to see objects, colors at close range or distance, peripheral, and depth vision, communicate orally with normal hearing decibel. Lifting – frequently lifts and/or carries 25 to 50 lbs. using safety measures in place.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Hours are primarily daytime hours with some evening work and rotating weekends.

Education and/or Experience:  High School Diploma or GED required plus 1 year full time equivalent Customer Service Experience.  (Retail Management Certificate may be substituted for 6 months of retail experience).   (Bilingual is a plus)

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package, including up to 30 days of paid time off per year.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Open continuous until filled.

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Title GoodAssist Outreach Navigator
Salary 11.00
Job Information

The one full-time position is split between the Athens & Mabank locations.

[Essential] Duties included but not limited to:

  • Responsible for assisting individuals in filling out applications for SNAP benefits, Medicaid, Medicare, and TANF benefits.
  • Work schedule as assigned, including weekends and after regular office hours.
  • Make appropriate referrals to other community agencies as needed.
  • Recruit and coordinate individuals to work at GoodAssist Kiosks.
  • Attend training as designated.
  • Rotate between locations.
  • Complete necessary paperwork for grant tracking.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • 6 months of work directly related to experience in customer service (preferred with knowledge of state and Federal programs).
  • Basic MS computer skills.
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License and a driving record acceptable to Goodwill’s Automobile Liability Carrier.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 -50 pounds; some assignments may require lifting, bending, crouching and standing or sitting for long periods of time.
  • Bilingual skills a plus.

In addition to H.S. Diploma and specified degree or certification, applicant must also be able to perform the essential duties as outlined above. 

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Title E-Commerce Lister Part-Time
Salary 7.25
Location North Campus-Operations
Job Information

Summary: To assist in the overall operation of the eCommerce store, including accepting and processing donations, assisting online customers, shelving and shipping orders.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Efficiently post auction items online using PC system meeting department production goals for listing said items; accurately shelve listed items into inventory; works with as much speed, efficiency, and accuracy as possible; all work reflects a neat, professional image.

Adheres to the established standard of quality for item descriptions and item photographs; photographs items to be posted online.

Provides prompt and accurate customer service.

Maintains a clean and safe work environment.

 

Qualifications Highly skilled with Windows PC and operating system.  Must be able to multi-task and work both rapidly and efficiently.  Ability to communicate effectively in English.  Ability to figure percentages and perform simple math computations.

 

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

 

Must have a current TXDL with a driving record acceptable to the Agency automobile insurance liability carrier.  Must be able to provide proof of insurance on a personal vehicle.

 

Other Skills and Abilities

 

Bilingual skills a plus.

Other Qualifications

Must be able to travel to all store locations within the Goodwill territory.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Title Good Assist Outreach Navigator / Work Adjustment Trainer
Salary 12.00/HR
Start Date 2019-10-09
Location Marshall-15, Palestine-07
Job Information

This full-time position will require the employee to work part-time as Good Assist Outreach Navigator and part-time Work Adjustment Trainer. This position is for our Palestine & Marshall locations.

GOOD ASSIST OUTREACH NAVIGATOR
[Essential] Duties included but not limited to:

  • Responsible for assisting individuals in filling out applications for SNAP benefits, Medicaid, Medicare, and TANF benefits.
  • Work schedule as assigned, including weekends and after regular office hours.
  • Make appropriate referrals to other community agencies as needed.
  • Recruit and coordinate individuals to work at GoodAssist Kiosks.
  • Attend training as designated.
  • Rotate between locations.
  • Complete necessary paperwork for grant tracking.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • 6 months of work directly related to experience in customer service (preferred with knowledge of state and Federal programs).
  • Basic MS computer skills.
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License and a driving record acceptable to Goodwill’s Automobile Liability Carrier.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 -50 pounds; some assignments may require lifting, bending, crouching and standing or sitting for long periods of time.
  • Bilingual skills a plus.

In addition to H.S. Diploma and specified degree or certification, applicant must also be able to perform the essential duties as outlined above. 

WORK ADJUSTMENT TRAINER
The incumbent in this position is primarily responsible for working with disabled individuals and/or disadvantaged youth & young adults w/challenges providing work adjustment training services. The individual must be able to identify appropriate/inappropriate work behavior by observations, review of existing records, DARS data and/or feedback from family members; train consumers on various job duties, workplace policies and procedures/social skills/safe and efficient operation of equipment.  Periodically monitor Individual Adjustment Plan (IAP) to determine progress or modify as needed to maintain individual goal(s); attend mandatory meetings.

This individual has direct oversight of supervision of consumers assigned to their WAT training area; maintain daily logs on the individual’s progress; complete timely monthly reports on consumers; development that includes, but is not limited to: skills, growth, punctuality, socialization, behavior, and overall improvement.

The ideal candidate will be skilled in working with diverse population of disabled and/or disadvantage clients; developing and maintain professional and cooperative relations with DARS counselors, WSAT Coordinators, and DBS consumers; have excellent verbal/written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and technical skills. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

Essential Functions: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to train, monitor, coach and evaluate disabled individuals and/or a population of youth some having disciplinary challenges; intervene/address consumer crisis, perform extensive report writing (good written and verbal communication skills; a must). Mobility – required to stand; frequently walk, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl. Dexterity – requires hands to manipulate, feel, reach, lift and/or carry. Sensory – able to see objects, colors at close range or distance, peripheral, and depth vision, communicate orally with normal hearing decibel. Lifting – frequently lifts and/or carries 25 to 50 lbs. using safety measures in place.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Education, Sociology, Social Services, or Liberal Arts) with a minimum of one year of experience in rehabilitation or work adjustment like services; or an AA degree in a related field and 2 years of training/experience; possess computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Excel/Outlook). Substitution:  4 years of directly related experience working with people with disabilities and/or in group homes or half-way houses.  An AA degree must be obtained (in a related field as approved by the organization) within 2 years of appointment.  A valid TXDL/driving record acceptable to agency liability carrier is required for this position.

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package, including up to 30 days of paid time off per year.

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general@goodwilletx.com

409 West Locust
Tyler, Texas 75702

 
Goodwill Transportation Department

500 ENE Loop 323
Tyler, Texas 75706

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1530 John Carney Drive
Tyler, TX 75701

(903) 593-2481 tel
(903) 592-7262 fax

 
Goodwill's Human Resources Department and
Employment:

employment@goodwilletx.com

409 West Locust
Tyler, Texas 75702

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