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Req. No. REF741I
Employment Specialist
Shoreview, MN
Entry Level
Language/Special Skills:
Driving Requirements:
Special Note:

The employment specialist (ES) is an essential position for services designed to manage a caseload of supported employment individuals helping persons served find and retain community-integrated employment opportunities that line up with their strengths and interests.


  • Candidates must support the full integration of adults with disabilities in the community by helping them secure and retain direct-hire employment.
  • A two-year degree or commensurate experience in working with developmentally disabled and/or mental illness, as determined by the supervisor is required.
  • Candidates must be self-motivated, able to manage time and problem-solve.
  • Must be able to lift and provide physical assistance to program participants.
  • The candidate must be able to teach and coach, handle rejection, have strong interpersonal communication skills, and be adept in the use of technology.
  • The candidate must also be willing and able to represent both the person served and Dungarvin to businesses and members of the community.
  • Knowledge of the employment environment and hiring processes are desired.
  • You must pass a Department of Human Services background check and have a driving record that is acceptable to drive while on duty.

Additional Information


  • 401(k) plan available
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Starting Wage: $15.50/hr

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Equal Opportunity Employer



Dungarvin is an equal opportunity employer who provides a work environment that is filled with opportunities for personal challenges and rewards. In addition to competitive compensation, benefits and opportunities for growth, we also provide you the chance to make a daily difference in the lives of people with disabilities.

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