employment specialist resume example with 1+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Detail-oriented team player with strong organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy. Approachable individual with excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills. Passionate about helping others succeed with proven track record in developing successful mentoring relationships with students. Fosters sense of community among people to support individuals in times of need.

  • Organizational
  • Work Assignments
  • Employee Discipline
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Microsoft Office
  • Resume Building
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Critical Thinking
Employment Specialist, 01/2023 - Current
City Of Springfield Springfield, MA,
  • Met with high school students (clients) in order to determine wants and needs regarding employment or post-secondary options and availability.
  • Assessed individuals to identify skills, strengths and interests for job placement.
  • Led job readiness and career-building workshops to uplift client confidence.
  • Advised clients on job searching, interviewing and resume writing techniques to increase employment chances.
  • Devised and implemented individualized employment plans to support client goals.
  • Conducted assessments, interviews, and job trials with clients to develop person-centered plans for employment and support.
  • Recognized client employment barriers and devised strategies to resolve.
  • Matched clients to open positions based on skills and work requirements.
  • Provided clients with on-the-job training and employment related support to maintain and retain employment.
Package Handler, 02/2022 - 12/2022
Berry Global Group Inc. Hattiesburg, MS,
  • Stored and secured packages in designated areas to prevent damage and theft.
  • Successfully navigated large shipments of materials through tight spaces and busy facilities.
  • Verified correct labels and accurate shipping information on packages to avoid shipping to wrong addresses.
  • Loaded and unloaded materials onto and off of trucks for fast shipment.
  • Assembled, sealed, and loaded packages into correct trucks.
  • Followed safety regulations to maintain safe work environment.
  • Used handheld scanners to efficiently track and maneuver freight throughout distribution network.
  • Helped train new employees in safe practices and warehouse procedures.
  • Verified quantity and description of materials received by checking merchandise against packing list.
  • Maintained clean, orderly work environment free of hazards.
  • Removed jams and unblocked conveyor system to maintain flow of goods.
  • Alerted supervisors and coworkers of hazards and other issues for quick resolutions.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and a fast-paced environment.
  • Followed verbal and written instructions to properly move and ship products.
  • Operated equipment while observing standard safety procedures.
Seasonal Worker, 10/2020 - 01/2021
True Value Company Cary, IL,
  • Ran concessions counter; handled food and drinks while taking payments at the register.
  • Ran the skate counter; asked customers what their shoe size was and converted it into skate sizes, exchanged if they didn't fit properly and helped tie skates for ankle support.
  • Skate guarded; monitored the active skaters to ensure safety for all customers, gave skate aids to younger kids or those who were new to the ice-skating experience.
  • Front desk associate: welcomed people into the facility and gathered their information such as how many skaters they had, ages, and if they needed to rent skates. In addition, gave out information such as member deals and upcoming seasonal discounts while passing out wristbands to indicate the end of their skate time.
  • Worked in the downtown location during the busy winter season to allow customers to enjoy the atmosphere of the local area.
Receptionist, 03/2020 - 12/2020
Healthdrive Corporation Wausau, WI,
  • Kept appointments on schedule by letting staff know of arrivals and organizing supporting materials for one-on-one and group meetings.
  • Supported business operations by organizing pick-up and delivery of outgoing mail.
  • Fielded incoming telephone calls to answer questions, direct callers, and take messages for staff.
  • Gathered and verified payment and membership information from guests.
  • Protected guest and business information with strict adherence to confidentiality and information security practices.
  • Collected, sorted, and distributed all incoming mail and packages.
  • Supported professional appearance of office areas by keeping front desk clean and orderly.
  • Input and classified business data in Excel for storage, retrieval, and archiving.
  • Supported customers with prompt answers and personalized support for both callers and visitors.
  • Kept business finances current and accurate by inputting new transactions and reconciling accounts.
  • Resolved customer problems and complaints.
  • Interacted with vendors, contractors and professional services personnel to receive orders, direct activities, and communicate instructions.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: , Expected in 05/2025
Western Kentucky University - Bowling Green, KY
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2021
Lafayette High School - Lexington, KY
Status -

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School Attended

  • Western Kentucky University
  • Lafayette High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Employment Specialist
  • Package Handler
  • Seasonal Worker
  • Receptionist


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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