Senior Line Supervisor
The Senior Line Supervisor uses a hands-on approach to train and supervise a group of persons with developmental disabilities and staff to meet the work requirment of manufacturing sub-contracts. They are responsible for organizing the area to meet production and quality requirements. The candidate should have excellent organizational skills and a working knowledge of computer applications/Microsoft office; language skills to read and interpret documentation; mathematical skills; and reasoning ability to solve problems.
The position requires a high school diploma and three (3) years of production experience; prefer previous supervisory experience. Full time, Monday through Friday, 7:30a - 3:30p with flexibility; $10.44 per hour plus a full benefits package. M/F/Disabled/Veterans/EOE.
Employment Services Specialist
The Employment Services Specialist is primarily responsible for ensuring that career planning, leading to paid employment, is available to all workers. Workers are trained and supported in social and job skills. Social and cultural integration with persons who are not disabled occurs. Services are coordinated across home, family and others. Work is maintained through stable, ongoing support. The Employment Specialist must interact effectively with employers, family, co-workers, and professional supports. Employment Services Specialists are expected to locate, develop, and maintain competitive and supported job sites which will provide work opportunities for individuals with disabilities in the Career Connections program, suitable to their interests, functional skills, and potential. They also provide job coaching services in both an intensive and extended phase to individuals in the Career Connections program.
The Employment Services Specialist needs to have skills in assessment and data collection, formulation of objectives (goal planning)and systematic training skills, using methods that are appropriate and unobtrusive. The Employment Services Specialist will be responsible for the coordination of home, employers, and support services to ensure placement success and assistance and training of skills outside the work site including travel, money management, time management and hygiene. They need to have an understanding of the unique culture of the job site and the need for significant relationships between the worker and co-workers, supervisor, and customers.
A Bachelor's degree in Human Services or related field or an Associate's degree with one year experience or a high school diploma and three years experience working with individuals with disabilities is required. Experience in job placement and/or a broad knowledge of industrial and commercial work opportunities and/or as a Vocational Counselor preferred. Flexibility in scheduling and computer skills are also required. $12.61 per hour. There is currently one (1) full time position available. Flexibility in scheduling is required. EOE.
Direct Support Professional - Residential
Direct Support Professionals – Residential promote positive self-esteem of residents in a loving home atmosphere through consistent positive interactions, support, encouragement, and unconditional respect of individual resident rights. Assist with the daily routine of the house, which may include meal preparation, lifting, transferring, assistance with activities of daily living, transportation to medical appointments, counseling, and/or behavioral interventions. Responsible for direct care duties as necessary, including assisting individuals with toileting, medication needs, illness issues, fire evacuations, or other emergent situations. Develop and maintain positive, open communication with residents' family members, and project a caring, professional image which fosters customer confidence in staff's ability to provide care. DSP must complete all program requirements within designated time frames, such as in-service trainings. Many part-time and weekend hours available. Shifts are usually afternoon/evening, i.e., 4pm-12a, 2pm-10pm, 3pm- 9pm, etc. Positions are located in HARC’s Residential homes in Dolgeville, Little Falls, Herkimer, Mohawk, Ilion, and Frankfort.
Wage: Beginning January 1, 2014, the hourly rate is $10 per hour with shift differentials.
High school diploma or equivalent. Experience with persons with developmental disabilities preferred. Must have accessible telephone number and agency approvable driver's license. EOE.
DSP - Overnights
Promote positive self-esteem of residents in a loving home atmosphere through consistently positive interactions, support, encouragement, and unconditional respect of individual resident rights. Assist with the daily routine of the house which may include meal preparation, lifting, transferring, assistance with Activities of Daily Living, counseling and behavioral interventions. Responsible for direct care duties as necessary, including assisting individuals with toileting, medication needs, illness issues, fire evacuations, or other emergent situations. Develop and maintain positive, open communications with residents' family members; project a caring, professional image which fosters customer confidence in staff's ability to provide care. Must complete all Program requirements within designated time frames, such as in-service trainings.
There are currently threepart-time weekend overnight shifts available. Two have a Saturday/Sunday 12a - 8a shift and are located in Herkimer and Mohawk; the other is Friday and Saturday night, 10:30p - 8:30a and is located in Herkimer. Must be able to complete a 2.5 week training period during day hours.
Beginning January 1, 2014, the hourly rate is $10.00 - $11.75.
High school diploma or equivalent. Experience with persons with developmental disabilities preferred. Must have accesible telephone number and Agency approvable driver's license. EOE.
The Enclave Manager uses a hands on approach to train and supervise a group of individuals with disabilities to meet the work requirements of manufacturing sub contracts. They organize the work site to meet the production and quality requirements in a safe and healthy manner. They also ensure that the consumer vocational plans are monitored and carried out as required. Previous experience in floor maintenance required.
High School Diploma. Two years related experience, some of which must be with persons with disabilities. Agency approvable driver’s license. Full time, Monday through Friday,1p - 9p with some flexibility. $10.44 per hour. EOE
Direct Support Professional - Community
Direct Support Professionals - Community provide quality direct care service to individuals with developmental disabilities who live in the surrounding community. They develop and maintain positive open communication with participants, their families, other service agencies, and in the community projecting a caring, professional image which fosters participant confidence in the staff and program's ability to provide care. Examples of services provided are as follows:
After School Respite: Small group of children from the hours of 2pm to 7pm during the week while school is in session.
Special Needs Respite: Working one-on-one with a child who needs individualized services.
Residential Habilitation: Working with various individuals in their homes within the community. The Habilitation Aide may work with an adult on house cleaning skills, creating and following a budget, shopping, parenting skills, and personal hygiene.
Day Habilitation: Working with individuals on their social skills within the community. Activities include participating in a community activity of the participant’s choice—in order to access teachable moments in where the person can learn new ways of interacting with others within the community.
Respite: Providing families with care for their children in their homes.
Shifts are usually afternoon/evening and day, afternoon and evening hours on the weekends. Wage: $9 per hour with shift differentials.
There is curently one (1) full time position and one (1) part time position available.
Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience with persons with developmental disabilities preferred. Must have accessible telephone number, agency approvable driver's license, and a vehicle. EOE.
Bus Drivers are responsible for operating vehicles in a safe manner. They perform record keeping on assigned vehicles including passenger log, daily driver records, and incident reports; and perform complete vehicle pre-trip inspection before operating vehicles. Bus Drivers are also responsible for assisting passengers as necessary in boarding and departing vehicles, knowing participants' treatment plans, and following plan guidelines.
Requirements: High School Diploma/GED preferred but not required, and a current NYS CDL Class B driver's license with a passenger (P) or school (S)endorsement. Will consider a candidate with NYS CDL Class B license or permit. Full-time, Monday - Friday, split shift. $9.25 per hour. EOE.