Careers

Mahoning DD It’s more than a job, it’s a calling.

We do more than a job at Mahoning DD. We all serve a role in providing individualized care that advances each of the 1,400+ adults and children we support along their path in life. We invite you to get to know us and explore our job openings.

If you are a qualified person with a disability interested in working for MCBDD, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable to use or access this site as a result of your disability. To make a request, call: 330-797-2825.

Please click on the Online Application link below, complete the application, save it to your computer and send it along with a resume (if desired) as an attachment  to mailto:bholt@mahoningcountyoh.gov 

Or, complete the Online Application, save it to your computer, print and mail it to The Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities 4791 Woodridge Drive, Austintown OH 44515 with Attention to Brenda Holt, Human Resources.

Online Application

MCBDD Online Application 1-9-18

Current Job Postings

POSITION: Quality Assurance Specialist

DUTIES (include but not limited to the following):

  1. Develop system to conduct random reviews of Service and Support Administrators’ (SSAs) files

  2. Develop system to conduct random reviews of Individual Service Plans on SSAs’ caseloads

  3. Review Program services and supports –to include annual accreditation self-reviews on pertinent sections of DoDD’s Accreditation Tool and Provider Compliance Tool

  4. Oversee and track the Board’s Monitoring – monitoring outcomes for trends/patterns and assist in the development of plans of improvement

  5. Recommend improvement for SSA-operations

  6. Provide reports of findings, conclusions, and recommendations, at least quarterly

  7. Monitor documentation and provide consultation on improving billing (Targeted Case Management)

  8. Monitor and conduct utilization reviews of Payment Authorizations of Waiver Services and Cost Projection Tools and provide consultation prior to ISP meetings

  9. Provide professional development and training to staff as identified and needed

  10. Attend various meetings/trainings to assist in the day-to-day operations of the department, including, but not limited to: Waiver Contact/SSA Director meetings, Regional SSA Director meetings, Human Rights Committee meetings, Provider Compliance training, and Person-Centered Planning training

  11. Conduct Home and Community Based Services-setting reviews, to ensure compliance with DoDD rules and regulations

  12. Oversee and ensure the Board’s involvement in the DoDD National Core Indicators project

  13. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS (include but not limited to the following):

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field.       (Master’s Degree preferred).

  2. Have or be able to obtain Service and Support Administrator Supervisor Certification from DoDD.

  3. 3-5 years management-level experience in human services (preferably social services).

  4. Knowledge of Ohio DoDD waivers and OJFS/Medicaid rules preferred.

  5. Some experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.

  6. Evidence of a valid driver’s license in state of residence, good driving record and full liability coverage on any vehicle used for transportation.

  7. Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  8. Possess computer skills in various word processing and database management programs.

  9. BCI background clearance.

  10. Any other training as required by the Ohio DoDD or county board policy.

SALARY:       $36,807 – $69,680         Excellent benefits package.

POSITION:   Public Relations/Marketing Specialist

DUTIES (include but not limited to the following):

*Cultivate relationships with community agencies, employers, schools, civic groups, media personnel and service agencies.

*Organize and guide special events including but not limited to awareness activities,  DD Awareness Month, and retirement/longevity rewards for staff. Promote positive images of people with DD and the services of MCBDD. Take photos at special events, submit articles to local news media and ensure that media releases are on file.

*Prepare, proof read, produce and distribute all printed and electronic materials promoting MCBDD and the individuals served

*Create and develop audiovisual materials, displays, signage and presentations which reflect and nsupport MCBDD and its services.

*Responsible for oversight of MCBDD website and social media pages (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc.) to include content, enhancement, updates, user friendliness, and security.

*Develop, coordinate and produce regular presentations to various groups regarding the activities and services of MCBDD. Provide instruction and training to community agencies to provide awareness and education.

*Primary responsibility for facilitating the Annual Plan-process and coordinating all elements leading to its issuance.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS (include but not limited to the following):

Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or related field.

2 years of experience in public information, public relations, journalism or related communications position.

Demonstrated experience with desktop publishing software.

Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. Proven efficiency at social media, i.e. Facebook. Experience with website administration

Demonstrated experience with planning and organizing special events.

Previous experience in preparing publications with knowledge of layout and design elements.

Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal) for effective interaction with internal and external customers.

Previous public speaking experience and expertise in organizing community outreach activities.

Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously while meeting established deadlines with accurate and detailed results.

SALARY:      $36,807 – $69,680

Excellent benefits package.

This position involves working with children and/or adults who have developmental disabilities.


POSITION:  Investigative Agent

DUTIES (include but not limited to the following):

Will conduct investigations of alleged, suspected or actual occurrence of incidents adversely affecting the health and safety of individuals served by the DD system.

Will conduct administrative investigations as assigned.

Will complete statistical reports as necessary to identify trends and patterns of MUI’s.

Will provide appropriate training for service providers to DD clients in order to reduce and prevent incidents of MUI’s.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS (include but not limited to the following):

Hold or be eligible to hold Investigative Agent certification through the Ohio DODD.

Hold a Bachelor’s degree from a university or college.

Training in criminal and civil investigatory practice preferred.

Minimum of two years experience preferred in the investigation of MUI’s involving person(s) with DD.

Computer skills and aptitude required.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

SALARY:      $36,807 – $69,680                                          

Excellent benefits package.This position involves working with children and/or adults who have developmental disabilities.In addition to the requirements listed above, the following qualifications shall be considered in evaluating an applicant for possible employment for this position: an applicant’s varied work-experience; one’s training and/or education; and, one’s adaptability to work with children and/or adults with developmental disabilities.


POSITION: Service & Support Administrators

DUTIES (include but not limited to the following):

♦   Develop, monitor, and implement individual service plans

♦   Perform on-call 24 hour crisis intervention as scheduled.

♦   Provide crisis intervention, information and referral, service   response, and eligibility determinations to individuals seeking assistance from the county board.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS (include but not limited to the following):

♦   Must hold or be eligible for and maintain Service & Support Administration DODD Certification

♦   Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field.

♦   Minimum one year full-time work experience with individuals who have DD.   

This position involves working with children and/or adults who have developmental disabilities. In addition to the requirements listed above, the following qualifications shall be considered in evaluating an applicant for possible employment for this position: an applicant’s varied work-experience; one’s training and/or education; and, one’s adaptability to work with children and/or adults with developmental disabilities

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