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Chelsea Bardot Lewis

CAREERS AT WORKING FIELDS

Do you want to improve lives while making your mark as part of a growing Benefit Corporation? We want to hear from you!

Working Fields is a mission-driven staffing agency that provides an innovative workforce solution to businesses and empowers people with barriers to employment.

Founded in Burlington, Vermont, we are expanding across the state and into other New England markets.

We seek team members that have a deep understanding of our mission and are committed to seeking opportunities for individuals with barriers to success.

We are a people-first organization that offers competitive salaries and benefits. We believe that our company is as strong as our team members.



ACCOUNT MANAGER

CENTRAL VERMONT
Working Fields Account Managers are creative problem solvers who get excited about client collaboration and empathetic leaders who provide ongoing support to our associates. They are ambassadors for the Working Fields mission of improving the lives of individuals through employment opportunities.

The Central Vermont Account Manager will increase business and expand partnerships in Washington and Lamoille Counties. This is a full-time, salaried position responsible for managing the placement process from beginning to end. Work location will be South Burlington, with some work-from-home possible.

Responsibilities:
  • Recruit, evaluate, and hire associates for placement. Conduct surveys to determine the associate’s level of readiness for a specific job, considering skills and stability.
  • Provide a consistently high level of service to clients (employers) by identifying and filling open positions and supporting successful placements over the course of the contract period.
  • Build and maintain relationships with referring agencies and community partners in the region.
  • Interface between the client, associate, and coach over the course of the assignment to ensure that expectations are being met and exceeded for all parties.
  • Track workflow and maintain accurate records in the company’s applicant tracking and CRM system.

Skills:
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize and plan daily and weekly tasks including prioritizing several competing tasks.
  • Ability to build a trusting relationship with Associates through motivational interviewing techniques and strong listening skills.
  • An affinity towards working in the substance use addiction prevention, treatment, or recovery fields and a belief that individuals in recovery deserve a second chance.

Requirements:
  • 3-5 years of experience in Account Management or related field.
  • General computer literacy in Microsoft Office and CRM applications.
  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences field preferred.
  • Ability to be occasionally available outside of normal working hours (8:30-5:00) to participate in events and support associates and clients.
  • Have personal cell phone where Company’s RingCentral App can be installed and used.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to secondchances@workingfields.com


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VAN DRIVER/COORDINATOR

Springfield, VT
We are hiring for a part-time van driver and ride coordinator. This is a part-time position (20-25 hours per week to start) based out of our Springfield office.

Responsibilities
  • Coordinate rides, create and maintain route and schedule
  • Keep accurate route and mileage logs
  • Arrive at passenger collection points on time
  • Confirm that all passengers are present and record attendance and no-shows
  • Check that passengers disembark at the correct destinations, and in a timely manner
  • Ensure adherence to passenger limits
  • Maintain a safe and positive environment
  • Ensure that the van is fueled, well-maintained, and presentable at all times.

Skills:
  • Outstanding Knowledge of applicable transport and safety rules
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Great improvisational skills
  • Ability to problem solve and maintain a positive attitude
  • Working knowledge of basic vehicle maintenance 
  • General computer skills – ability to build and maintain and build accurate logs

Requirements:
  • Possess a valid driver\'s license
  • 25 years of age or older
  • Have no more than two moving violations and/or at-fault accidents in the previous three years and no more than four moving violations and/or at-fault accidents in the previous five years.
  • No major driving-related convictions in the past five years (i.e., driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, driving while impaired, failure to stop and report an accident, driving while license is suspended or revoked, possession of drugs or open containers of alcoholic beverage, reckless driving and/or participating in a speed contest, drag or highway race, or attempting to elude authorities).
  • Be licensed for a minimum of five years in the United States.
  • Pay: $15.00 per hour


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