• Production / Pre-Vocational Trainer

    Posted: 10/02/2022

    TradeWinds Service, Inc, located in Merrillville, IN has a full-time position for an Production / Pre-Vocational Trainer, Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    Description of Position – Provide Pre-Vocational training and assistance for adults that require close monitoring per behavior plans or other special needs. Responsible for working with participants to achieve their pre-vocational goals.  Daily documentation of progress toward their goals and any related pre-vocational skills is required.  Responsible for implementing a variety of paid or non-paid assembly and packaging jobs.  Train participant to perform tasks at a high quality level according to customer requirements. Accurately record quantities of products completed by each participant on time cards.  Required to attend training related to health, safety, and related service topics as specified by State/Federal funding sources.

    Documentation – Daily recording of progress each participant is making toward achievement of their behavior plan or other goals on Person Centered Individual Support Plans.  Daily record keeping of products completed and recording job codes on time cards.

    Education/Certification RequirementsHigh School Diploma or equivalent required with preference given to applicants with past experience working with individuals with intellectual or behavior diagnosis.

    Experience Required: Must have up to one-year work experience with adults with intellectual disabilities.

    Position Reports to:   Curriculum Specialist

    Additional InformationMust be able to manage time wisely and multi-task. Must be able to pass drug screening and criminal background checks.

    TradeWinds offers: Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Vacation (FT) or PTO (PT), Sick Benefits, Short Term Disability, Paid Training for certain positions, 24/7 Gym access.

    Please complete online job application and submit resume to

    TradeWinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer.  TradeWinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, or any federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.