Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona
  • Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • 16.78-20.13 per hour DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full healthcare package (medical, dental, vision), employer paid Life Insurance and Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, 10 holidays, vacation, sick leave, and 403(b) Plan

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona, Inc. (CCS) is thriving! For 90 years, CCS has focused its mission to strengthen families, support communities, provide compassionate services, and deliver excellence. Providing Help. Creating Hope. Serving All.

We credit our continued success to our valuable employees! If you want to make a difference, help people, and serve your community, we want YOU to join our team! For more information visit our website at:

Requirements: American Sign Language. Working with deaf, deaf/blind and hard of hearing persons.

The EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST will be responsible for assisting clients of the Deaf Services New Mexico Vocational program through the successful completion in attaining and retaining competitive employment opportunities in the community. The Employment Specialist will also be responsible, as assigned, to provide extended services to clients who have gained and retain community employment. Maintains case files, progress notes, VR reports and necessary support documentation for all clients. Position may from time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance. May perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Suitable work experience may be considered as transferable skills in order to meet minimum requirements of the position, and will be considered by the Corporate Director of Human Resources

  • HS Degree or equivalent
  • 2 years of experience working with individuals who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing
  • Some experience in employment services, job development, work training
  • Knowledge of American Sign Language
  • Valid New Mexico Driver's license, proof of automobile insurance, and New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division - Motor Vehicle Report
  • Ability to pass a drug screening
  • Pass FBI Fingerprint Criminal History Summary
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible work schedule. Days and times will be assigned based on program/program participant needs. This may include working some evenings, weekends, or holidays
  • Computer skills, including word processing, excel and database
  • Ability to work as a contributing team member
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including public speaking and reporting
  • Ability to function in a flexible, ever-changing environment


  • Bachelor's in Social Services or related field
  • Basic American Sign Language
  • Sales or marketing experience
  • Additional years of directly related experience
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP)

The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

We are an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer for all individuals. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

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