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Behavioral Technician

Company: Community Support Services of Missouri
Location: Joplin
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

*Behavior Technician*

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We are looking to add to our Behavioral Fitness team. Open positions including Full-time, Part-time, and on call rotation which includes all hours' day/night, weekends and holidays. This position requires that you have at least one (1) year of verifiable relevant experience in working with adults who have intellectual and developmental disabilities, must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age and live within 30 minutes of Joplin, MO. Experience in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a plus but not required.*

*About Us: *
At Community Support Services, we believe that everyone is capable of reaching new heights and thriving in the community. Our services for adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities focus on personal choice while recognizing the specialized and often complex needs of the individuals that we serve. We offer an array of supportive programs for children and adults with developmental disabilities, those with special health and medical needs as well as in home assistive services. We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce and invest in training and development in a big way, so come build your future right along with ours.

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What you will be doing: *
The Behavior Technician is an active responder on the Jasper County Crisis Prevention and Response Team that assists individuals with developmental disabilities and mental illness as they learn coping skills to de-escalate, provide support to staff and families that function in a supportive role for those individuals when they experience a crisis event. You will be trained in and apply the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis as you assist individuals in meeting their goals. You will work side by side with a Board Certified Behavior Analysts and earn Registered Behavior Technician Certification. You will implement the individualized and Behavior support plans and assist in assessment and training procedures. If you want to make a difference in the lives of others and prefer a career in which every day is an adventure, join our team today!

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In addition to an attractive wage, we offer the following featured Benefits: *

* Growth and development opportunities

* Tuition Reimbursement

* Challenging and rewarding work environment

* On the job training and company paid training programs

* Retirement planning

* Generous Paid Time Off

* Medical, Dental, Vision, and Voluntary Life

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Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: *

* Confidence in interaction with individuals of all ages and with a variety of disabilities.

* Ability to learn and understand applied behavior analysis principles and apply them to various situations. Knowledge of graphing and formulas used in programs including but not limited to Excel.

* Have a positive attitude while demonstrating dependability, promptness and responsibility.

* Good written and verbal communication skills

* Demonstrate positive team interaction skills

* Approaches others in a tactful manner, reacts well under pressure, treats others with respect, accepts responsibility and follows through on commitments.

* Be able to work independently and within a team atmosphere

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Qualifications: *

* One (1) year of verifiable relevant experience in working with adults who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.

* Experience in ABA is a plus but not required

* Bachelor degree preferred, High School Diploma or Equivalency required.

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Minimum Requirements: *

* Must be at least 21 years of age

* Proof of current vehicle insurance

* Valid driver's license

* Reliable transportation with working heat and air

* Able to pass extensive background screening including required drug screening

* Able to lift at least 50 pounds repeatedly

* Must live within 30 minutes of Joplin, MO

* Able to meet on call rotations during weekends and holidays

*_CSS is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. CSS is an equal opportunity employer and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to_* *_our success._*

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Essential Functions: *
The essential functions of this role must be met by an employee in order to perform their job requirements.
*OTHER INFORMATION: *
As a routine part of this position working hours may vary which could include any shift/day to meet the needs of the individual served. It may be necessary to work in other facilities, work additional hours if need arises and may also be required to adjust schedules to meet the needs of the individuals served. This position requires driving for business and transportation of individuals served. It is required to have dependable transportation with functioning heat and air conditioning systems and functioning seat belts for safety.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $21.00 per hour%58047475%

Keywords: Community Support Services of Missouri, Joplin , Behavioral Technician, Engineering , Joplin, Missouri

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