PVW IS ALWAYS ON THE LOOK OUT FOR GREAT STAFF MEMBERS.
Currently we are searching for candidates for the following positions:
JOB DEVELOPER - $15.24 per hour:
The Developer, under the supervision of the Director of Marketing/Development, works to support the mission of PVW through the development and coordination of contract sales and supported employment programs operated by the organization, working cooperatively with the Work Services Department (including both production and supported employment).
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: the JD will identify and prioritize opportunities to procure new business and broaden the services provided to existing customers by recommending additional products and providing information on outcomes; consults with prospective employers to identify needs/jobs workers can perform; presents appropriate products; explains the benefits of a job coach, analyzes the work environment, conducts job analysis and helps the customer reach a buying decision as it relates to contract work on the production floor, a group placement and/or individual placement; conducts research on prospective employers/business partners and the industry at-large to develop an early view of industry needs and how PVW can address those needs through our products and services; responsible for educating prospective employers/business partners on the benefits and profitability of contracting with PVW to perform subcontracting work and/or employment of a worker through Supported Employment Services through work tours, table displays, trade shows, speaking engagements and other such presentation opportunities.
The JD will work the Director of Marketing/Development to update and support marketing plans and to report departmental outcomes. Under the direction of the Director of Marketing/Development, contributes to Sales Goal setting and is responsible for implementing set goals and reporting outcomes; is responsible for inputting data in the Sales Database and keeping it current.
Besides having a positive and professional demeanor and a heart for the consumers we serve, the ideal candidate must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Suite, including Outlook and database manipulation; candidate must be able to read and interpret documents such as policy and procedures manuals; accreditation standards manual; operating and maintenance instructions; safety procedures, etc. Candidate must have the ability and diligence to write routine sales reports and correspondence; complete company mileage and expense logs; and any other reports as required. Candidate must possess good listening skills and possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written and have the ability to speak effectively and comfortably in groups of customers or employees of organization.
Education/Experience: Two years of higher education and two years sales and marketing experience or five years related experience in sales and marketing or equivalency. Experience in the field of Developmental Disabilities desired. Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Suite and database manipulation.
Language/Reasoning Skills: Must possess the 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.
FORKLIFT DRIVER - $10.07 per hour:
This position is primarily fork lift driving, however, the person in this position will also serve as the back-up truck driver. The forklift driver is responsible for loading, unloading and moving materials within or near PVW plant, yard or work site. Duties include but are not limited to: operating industrial truck to assist in loading or moving materials and products; prepares load for shipment; counts inventory as needed; reads work orders and/or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved; conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area.; verifies load against shipping papers; maintains truck log; inspects truck equipment and supplies accordingly, etc. The back-up truck driver is responsible for driving PVW’s truck with a capacity of more than 5 tons, in order to transport materials in liquid or packaged form to and from specified destinations.
Education/Experience: Candidate must have High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Forklift certification desired. Candidate must possess a valid California Driver’s License and 5 years driving experience with a good driving record; proof of current vehicle insurance/registration and dependable transportation.
Language / Mathematical Skills: Candidate must have the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos; ability to write simple correspondence; ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s with ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
Physical Demands: 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; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb; balance; and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move and/or push/pull up to 25 pounds and must occasionally lift and/or move and/or push/pull up to 50 pounds. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions and vibrations. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. This position is Monday through Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm. The above list is not all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned based on the needs of the business.
PART TIME JOB COACH - $9.81 per hour:
The Job Coach is responsible for overseeing the work of several Adults with Intellectual Disabilities who are Independent Placements through PVW and are employed throughout the surrounding area.
Essential Duties include but are not limited to: job coaching the employed individual at his/her place of employment; documenting the progress of each independent placement; maintaining supportive relationships; training individuals as needed at his/her place of employment; setting good examples of rules and directives by displaying the proper techniques, habits and attitudes at work and for work.
The part time job coach must be at least 21 years of age for insurance purposes; he/she is responsible for driving his/her own vehicle to and from the various places of business - mileage paid when using personal vehicle. Candidate must be flexible with hours; must have a CA driver license with 3 to 5 years driving experience and a clean driving record.
Further details will be provided during interview. Complete an application if interested and qualifications can be met as described. No phone calls. Only the candidates whose qualifications meet the criteria will be called.
PART TIME TRANSPORTATION DRIVER - $11.00 per hour:
Under the direction of the Transportation Coordinator and Director of Work Services, the transportation driver transports assigned PVW consumers contracted being transported under the PVW in Motion Grant between home and PVW work and/or Program Sites. Other duties may be assigned.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:
Responsible for the safe transportation of consumers between home and PVW work and/or program sites.
Ensures compliance with PVW policy as it relates to the PVW transportation program, safety and other related policies.
Responsible for the safe operational condition of vehicles as it relates to daily pre-trip and post-trip inspections. Responsible for timely reporting of anything discovered during a pre- or post-trip inspection.
Responsible for the exterior and interior condition of the assigned vehicle as it relates to his/her use of vehicle.
Responsible for the vehicle transportation logs, keys, and gas card as assigned.
Responsible for the filling of gas tank as needed; not to be returned to program with less than a ½ tank.
Responsible for ensuring compliance with DOT, CHP, RC, DMV and other pertinent regulations. Responsible for following the law at all times.
Responsible for maintaining current California D/L and insurable DMV record.
Must maintain valid First Aid and CPR certification.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Valid California Drivers License required; Special Drivers certificate (VDDP-Vehicle for Developmentally Disabled) required for employee performing 50% of his/her work transporting adults with disabilities; must have reliable transportation to work and proof of valid registration and personal automobile insurance; must meet PVW’s insurance requirements as outlined by PVW’s insurance carrier.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Must possess; cooperative attitude and amiable rapport with fellow staff members; ability to work effectively with persons with disabilities; flexible work schedule a must.
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; walk; sit; bend; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, and crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move and/or push/pull up to 25 pounds and must occasionally lift and/or move and/or push/pull up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
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 staff member regularly works in outside weather conditions, which includes but is not limited to: hot, cold, wet, humid, windy, etc; the staff member is frequently exposed to vibration from a vehicle in motion; regularly exposed to vehicle gasoline. The staff member frequently works near moving mechanical parts.
All applicants must be willing and able to comply with PVW’s policies and procedures including attendance, appearance/grooming, safety/security and emergency procedures. EOE
Applicants may apply by downloading an application (see link below) and submitting it to PVW in person or by mail. Applicants that apply in person must understand that they will not be seen by HR unless an interview has been scheduled. Not all applicants will be called.