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Employment Service Consultants, Inc.: Job Coach

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to Erica Ruffin at


Education Required


Experience Required

Full Time or Part Time

Employment Service Consultants, Inc. – 17891 Cartwright Road #100, Irvine, CA 92614

High School Diploma/GED

$17 - $18 / hour

1-year relevant experience

Part Time Position: 28 hours per week

Essential job duties

Education and Experience

Essential Qualifications and Abilities

How to apply


Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Job Coach will be providing assistance and training to consumers with disabilities at their place of employment and who have been referred to ESC by the State of California Department of Rehabilitation. An ESC Job Coach provides training and assistance to consumers with disabilities to ensure that they are able to reach a successful employment retention outcome on their job. Oversees consumer’s work performance in an individual placement and provides hands on assistance where necessary.

Essential job duties:

The Job Coach will be responsible for helping the individual learn the following

  • The expectations of the employer

  • The tasks of the job

  • How to do the job at the required speed

  • How to complete the tasks of the job safely and independently

  • The rules of the workplace

  • Appropriate social skills

  • Proper grooming and hygiene

  • Appropriate behavior in the workplace

  • Communication skills and integrating into the employment setting

  • How to make choices and be a self-advocate

  • Enforces compliance with safety rules and regulations

  • Maintains communication between Consumer, Job Developer and Executive Director

  • Provides daily/weekly/monthly progress reports on each consumer

  • Redirects and intervenes with consumers in order to keep individual focused on performing on task behaviors


  • Maintains professional relationships with employers, and onsite staff at consumer places of employment

  • Nurtures productive communicative relationships with Department of Rehabilitation Counselors

  • Participates in training that will update and grow skills in the field


  • Documentation: Documentation of services is critical to ESC Inc. All staff is required to submit documentation of the services they have provided to consumers. Staff will be evaluated for completeness and accuracy of their documentation as required by funding

Education and Experience:
  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • 1 year of relevant experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required

  • Database software

  • Spreadsheet software

  • Word Processing software

  • Experience working with persons with developmental disabilities. ADA Knowledge desirable

  • Possesses a valid driver's license and state-required auto insurance

  • Required to travel to various locations in the community

  • Shift flexibility and overtime when needed.

  • Ability to handle confidential information.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Non-profit experience preferred.

  • Punctual and dependable attendance.

  • Free from alcohol and drug abuse.

  • Understands the basic philosophy of ESC and participates fully in carrying out its mission.

  • Adheres to ESC’ values of Respect, Integrity, Service, & Excellence

Essential Qualifications and Abilities:
  • Personal Assistance: Ability to assist consumer in activities as related to their job.

  • Lifting / Physical Demands: Ability to lift a minimum of twenty (20) or more pounds frequently. The Job Coach is required to maintain a professional, motivating, and supportive demeanor. The Job Coach is required to maintain the decorum of a qualified ESC Inc. representative.

  • Challenging Behaviors: Ability / willingness to support individuals with challenging behaviors. Each consumer of ESC Inc. has a disability, which may require the Job Coach to demonstrate the following abilities, but not limited to: patience, understanding of various disabilities, and knowledge of how to create a positive outlook when the consumer may not have the ability to do so themselves.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents: Ability to write specific reports and correspondence, to apply mathematical concepts to practical situations, to solve complex problems, and to interpret written and verbal instructions is required.

  • Ability to provide and/or pass: Criminal record clearance, current T.B. clearance, CPR/First Aid certification, copy of valid, unrestricted California’s driver license, and proof of valid/current liability insurance.

  • This job description is not exhaustive of all the tasks and duties it takes to be successful in this job or for the overall success of the ESC organization. From time to time, you will be asked to perform tasks and duties not listed on this job description.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to Erica Ruffin at

This WIOA Title I financially assisted program or activity is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. If you need special assistance to participate in this program, please call (714) 480-6500. TDD/TTY users, please call the California Relay Service at (800) 735-2922 or 711. Please call 72 hours in advance to allow the OC Workforce Solutions Center to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this program.

ESC Inc. Job Coach Job Description
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