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Developmental Technician

Mission: To teach skills and behaviors to maximize independence in activities of daily living for persons who have developmental disabilities and other special needs in a variety of community settings. Full Time and Week-Ends Opportunities

Salary: $10.00-10.75/hr.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists persons served to maximize independence in activities of daily living and provides supervision of persons served while in the care of staff.
  • Performs cooking, cleaning and personal services of persons served while in the home.
  • Complies with various federal and state regulations, Mur Ci policies/procedures.
  • Behavior exhibits professional attitude, demeanor, and interpersonal skills required by position and company.
  • Other duties as assigned by House Manager’s, QMRP’s, or Program Directors.

Position Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent preferred
  • Prior experience in a position of similar scope preferred but not required
  • Ability to handle all aspects of personal care with sensitivity and caring
  • Ability to communicate through verbal and written mediums
  • Ability to observe, ask questions, listen actively, and give and accept feedback effectively
  • A high energy level, adaptability, assertiveness patience and ability to work in a team environment
  • Operation of a motor vehicle is required which includes: proof of a current, valid driver’s license, ability to qualify as a driver under Mur Ci insurance guidelines
  • Must be at least twenty (20) years of age

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to perform physical system techniques (which include frequent lifting, bending, kneeling, stooping, reaching, blocking, grabbing)
  • Ability to lift at least one-fourth of own body weight unassisted
  • Ability to perform unassisted transfers of disabled adults with adaptive equipment (lift belts, Hoyer lifts, etc.)
  • Ability to speak and communicate effectively with others through verbal and written mediums. May include the use of assisting devices to compensate

Mental Demands:

  • Organize and compile information from external and internal sources.
  • Communicate effectively with both external and internal customers.
  • Ability to allay maladaptive (sometimes aggressive) behaviors while maintaining calm and composure.