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Employment Consultant

Company: Benchmark Human Services
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Category: Employment Services
Wage: Annual Salary: $35,600
Sign-On Bonus: n/a


At Benchmark, we believe that work gives life structure and meaning while fostering dignity and self-esteem. From job seeking and training to continued support, Benchmark helps individuals find employment that provides income, builds enrichment, and supports community. We strive to ensure that every client/employer match we make is a successful one.

Since 1960, Benchmark has been empowering marginalized populations to see their potential. We are committed to realizing the full potential of EVERYONE – those we serve, our partners and vendors, and our employees, who bring our mission to life each day. We actively strive to be a workplace that honors the unique experiences of our employees. Benchmark believes we are stronger, better, more effective in our pursuits when we are diverse; when we are equitable; and when we create space for everyone to be their authentic selves.

Join our team as a Full-Time Employment Consultant and help make a difference.


Develop and implement individualized plans to assist people with disabilities in finding and maintaining employment positions in the community.

This is a Full-Time position. Employment Consultant will cover the Fort Wayne area.


  • Competitive wages
  • Employee discounts with various vendors
  • Health, dental and vison insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Various shifts and locations
  • Employee Referral pay
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Quarterly Incentives


  • Determine necessary information regarding referred individuals for employment services to develop a strategy to implement the goal of community-based employment through in person and remote communication
  • Build relationships, research and retain information related to what businesses in the community need related to hiring and maintaining employees
  • Match employer expectations and needs to the abilities and strengths of underemployed or unemployed individuals with disabilities.
  • Assist client in interview preparation and transportation.
  • Communicate and meet with referring entities in regard to planning, client evaluation, and job placement efforts
  • Supervise job coaches as they assist with client-specific job shadowing, assessments, job development and/or training.
  • Attendance for work per requirements of program, Benchmark, and client specific needs.
  • Must maintain good attendance throughout employment.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Comply with all standards to assure the health and safety of all individuals.


  • Recruit, mentor, train, and review staff such as new Employment Consultants and job coaches.


  • Three (3) years experience in business world in management or supervisory role.
  • College degree and/or some experience preferred with people with disabilities preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.


If interested, please apply online:

Benchmark Human Services is an EOE/AAP Employer. Veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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