Career Development Specialist

Job Type

Full Time




380 Boren Ave N
United States


Career Development Specialist (FT) - We offer competitive pay, great benefits, and a chance to make a difference.

The Company: FareStart’s restaurants, cafes, and catering services provide opportunities for our students, apprentices, and employees to work side by side creating great food and better lives.

The Job: Share your passion for the food service industry, job-coaching, and motivating others to achieve their goals in the hospitality industry. Career Development Specialist works closely with FareStart apprentices as they work in our new restaurants to enhance their food service skills and advance their careers in the hospitality industry. Career Development Specialist works with front of house and back of house staff to coach apprentices through viable career plans and support their successful completion of the apprenticeship program. Career Development Specialist will work with apprentices to identify, prepare for and secure a higher paying food service job. Qualifications include:

  • Front of house or back of house experience in food service and hospitality industry
  • One or more years’ experience delivering workforce development, job coaching or case/client management
  • Experience and commitment to working with individuals with barriers to employment
  • Experience coaching and motivating others with a focus on achieving career advancement
  • Coaching style reflecting compassion, wisdom, and integrity
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience
  • Experience managing a portfolio of individuals and their goal setting, progress, training, and job development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience teaching job search techniques, resume development, and interview skills
  • Excellent problem solving and organizational skills; ability to multitask
  • Skill in client management software, note standards, and documentation

The Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
  • Paid time-off (3 weeks first year of employment) and paid holidays
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Health, disability, and life insurance
  • Free ORCA pass
  • Shift meal 

The Location: 380 Boren Ave N, Seattle, 98109.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Great team
  • Great benefits
  • Growing organization
  • Rewarding work

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FareStart is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Apply Online:

FareStart is an Equal Opportunity Employer.