Careers

 

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, 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

Online Application

MCBDD Online Application

Current Job Postings

Secretary

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

High school diploma or equivalency. Computer skills with various word processing and spreadsheet applications.

DUTIES (include but not limited to the following):

Perform routine clerical tasks including typing, word processing, data entry, filing, and copying.

Gather statistics, do research and prepare report to aid supervisor.

SALARY:  As Per Schedule

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.

POSTED:          October 11, 2017                                      POST UNTIL:     October 25, 2017


Instructor Assistant

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

High School Diploma. Eligible to hold Educational Aide Permit issued by the Ohio Department of Education.

BUILDING:   Leonard Kirtz School

SALARY:       As per schedule.

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.

POSTED:       October 11, 2017                               POST UNTIL:          October 25, 2017


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


 

The MCBDD routinely accepts employment applications for the following substitute positions. Click the job title for more information

Substitute Instructor

Immediate Supervisor: Director of Education

Normal Working Hours: Called as needed Hours normally within M-F, 8:30AM-3:30PM

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Assess levels and needs of students and gather evaluative data, develop and implement IEP on the basis of evaluation and assessment.

2. Provide instruction to students with mental retardation and developmental disabilities.

3. Provide instruction in approved or adopted curriculum areas.

4. Develop and implement approved behavioral plans.

5. Develop and implement daily lesson plans consistent with students’ Individual Educational Plans.

6. Maintain classroom conducive to learning and free of health and safety hazards.

7. Provide direction and guidance to instructor assistants, MASCO aides and/or volunteers assigned to assist in classroom.

8. Prepare and maintain required reports and records.

9. Operate educational equipment. 10. Conduct conferences with students’ parents or guardians and other appropriate personnel.

11. Maintain all necessary and required records.

12. Demonstrate regular and predictable attendance.

13. The Instructor assigned to the Pool Area will work with custodians, teachers, and parents to establish and maintain high standards of health and cleanliness in the pool, shower and locker room. He/she will order and maintain safety equipment for the pool area and train appropriate staff in the use of same. He/she will set up and maintain rules for health and safety.

14. The Instructor assigned to the Music and the Multi-sensory program will operate and maintain educational and multi-sensory equipment and prepare materials. He/she will train and assist students with their personal needs, areas of social and communication skills, community awareness, multi-sensory awareness, leisure/ recreation skills and appreciation of music/arts. This includes but is not limited to vocal & instrumental music, performance skills (individual/group), an awareness of various types of instruments, rhythms, and musical sounds, and an understanding of various performance groups (band, orchestra, choir, ballet, etc.). Develop groups for participation and possible outside performance before audiences other than in the school surroundings. Work with students and staff to organize various performances for holidays, graduations and other special occasions.

OTHER FUNCTIONS

1. Shall be available for and attend scheduled meetings and training sessions. 2. Adhere to all ORC, OAC, MCBDD and lead agency policies and procedures. 3. Assist classrooms with feeding, transporting, and toileting needs of the students. 4. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 1. May be exposed to infectious disease. 2. May work with individuals with behavioral disabilities who display aberrant behaviors. 3. May be exposed to chemicals commonly found in an office environment (i.e., toner, correction fluid, etc.).

REQUIREMENTS

1. Hold appropriate certificate/license as required by the Ohio Department of Education.

2. Hold and maintain current certification in CPR and First Aid.

3. Possess or acquire knowledge of:

a) Universal precautions for infectious disease.

b) MCBDD policies and procedures.

c) Recognition and reporting of abuse and neglect.

d) Recognition and management of communicable diseases.

e) MRDD Bill of Rights.

f) Proper lifting techniques.

g) Fire suppression.

4. Hold and maintain training in current board required assault prevention and intervention technique.

5. Ability to maintain accurate records.

6. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information/records.

7. Maintain valid driver’s license in state of residence.

8. BCI background clearance.

9. Ability to maintain good attendance and punctuality.

10. The Instructor assigned to the pool must hold and maintain lifeguard certification and water safety instructor certification.

11. Any other training as required by the Ohio DODD or county board policy.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Substitute Instructor

Sitting: 1 hour per 7 hour work shift. Alternates frequently to walking and standing.

Standing: 3 hours per 7 hour work shift. Alternates frequently to walking and occasionally to sitting.

Walking: 3 hours per 7 hour work shift. Alternates frequently to standing and occasionally to sitting.

LIFTING:

Weight/Frequency/Objects

1-10 lbs. Continuously Equipment/charts/materials/students

11-20 lbs. Frequently Equipment/materials/students

21-35 lbs. Frequently Equipment/materials/students

36-50 lbs. Frequently Equipment/materials/students

51-75 lbs. Frequently (w/ assistance) Equipment/materials/students

76-over Frequently (w/ assistance) Equipment/materials/students

CARRYING:

Weight/Frequency/Objects

1-10 lbs. Continuously Equipment/charts/materials/students

11-20 lbs. Frequently Equipment/materials/students

21-35 lbs. Frequently Equipment/materials/students

36-50 lbs. Frequently Equipment/materials/students

51-75 lbs. Frequently (w/ assistance) Equipment/materials/students

76-over Frequently (w/ assistance) Equipment/materials/students

Pushing: Continuously Equipment/students in wheelchairs

Bending: Continuously Materials/student assistance

Squatting: Frequently Materials/student assistance

Kneeling: Frequently Materials/student assistance

Crawling: Occasionally Materials/student assistance

Climbing: Occasionally Materials/student assistance

Reaching: Continuously Materials/student assistance

Grasping: Continuously Materials/student assistance

Fine Manipulation: Continuously Materials/student assistance

Frequency Scale: Never = 0% Occasionally = 11-33% Continuously = 67+% Rarely = 1-10% Frequently = 34-66%

I have read this position description and to the best of my knowledge, I believe that I can perform these duties and state that I meet the requirements for this position. 

Download the job application here!

Submit your application to:

Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities

4791 Woodridge Drive,

Austintown, OH 44515

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