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Mahoning County Board of DD
It’s More Than a Job, It’s a Calling

We do more than a job at Mahoning County Board of 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.

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Our full-time team members enjoy:

Competitive pay and benefits, OPERS retirement plan, paid time off, professional development opportunities, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, a wellness program, advancement opportunities, and much more.

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A virtual tour of Leonard Kirtz School

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Staff Spotlight

Margie Serrano, Driver

Margie likes working for MCBDD because she loves the kids and her co-workers, and she   

loves to drive!

Jessica Kolat, Early Intervention - Developmental Specialist, “I love empowering parents and offering them tools to help their children thrive. As a result, they become lifelong advocates for their children. It’s heartwarming to see the growth children and families progress through as they are in EI.”

Dawn Wehr, SSA, "I like working as an SSA because it is so rewarding, with helping individuals to live their best life."

Kelli Behun, HR Director


Debbie Napolitano, Executive Asst. HR



Anne Louise White, Staff Development Specialist




Please note that we can only accept applications and resumes for positions that are currently posted.  Each application is reviewed by Human Resources to determine if the minimum qualifications are met. Check back often for updates on our open positions.

Service and Support Administrator (SSA)

  • Job Code:

  • Location:

    4791 Woodridge Drive Austintown, Ohio 44515

  • Description:

    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.
    • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity & contributing to an inclusive working environment.
    • Ability to engage others with understanding & empathy.



    SALARY:                  $21.50/hour    -     $35.85/hour


    HOURS:                     40 hour week, flexible and variable (Normally 8am – 4pm, M-F)



    This position involves working in atmosphere where there are 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:                                                                   POST UNTIL:  Filled