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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.

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.

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.

HR Annual Report

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A virtual tour of Leonard Kirtz School

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LKS 2024 Summercamp

Click the link to view all of the fun, meaningful and exciting opportunities our staff participate in.

Staff Spotlight

Margie Serrano, Driver

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

loves to drive!

Elise Dean, Early Intervention - Developmental Specialist, “What I like about my job in EI is that everyone is so willing to give their knowledge and advice as I learn my way through the field. I love getting to work with families one on one in a small setting that will allow their child to learn in their most secure environment.”

Lindsay Naples, SSA, "From a young age, I always wanted to and enjoyed helping people. At MCBDD, I get to do that every day! I also appreciate my coworkers so much. I work with amazingly compassionate, helpful, and talented people. I am grateful to be part of a giving group that does whatever they can to help our individuals have a great 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.

Leonard Kirtz School - Intervention Specialist

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  • Location:

    4801 Woodridge Drive Austintown, Ohio 44515

  • Description:

    DUTIES (include but not limited to the following):

    • Assess levels and needs of students and gather evaluative data, develop and implement IEP on the basis of evaluation and assessment.
    • Provide instruction to students with developmental disabilities.
    • Provide instruction in approved or adopted curriculum areas.
    • Develop and implement approved behavioral plans.
    • Develop and implement daily lesson plans consistent with students’ Individual Educational Plans and the Ohio Extended Standards.

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

    • Hold appropriate certificate/license as required by the Ohio Department of Education; Intervention Specialist, preferably in the area of moderate to intensive.
    • Hold and maintain current certification in CPR and First Aid.
    • Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCII), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and abuser registry clearances. 
    • Any other training as required by the Ohio DODD or county board policy.
    • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity & contributing to an inclusive working environment.
    • Ability to engage others with understanding & empathy.

    SALARY:                  As in negotiated agreement

    HOURS:         35 hour week, (Normally 8:30am – 3:30pm, M-F during school year)


    This position involves working with children and/or young 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.