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 DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES DIVISION

Position Announcement

 

Support Specialist
 

Position Number: 3072
 

Responsibilities:
Provides quality care, training, support and supervision to individuals with developmental disabilities in a community-based or center-based program. Hours of the program may include weekdays, weekends, and evenings.  Monitors and maintains the safety and wellness of individuals. Provides a wide array of activities and experiences that will enhance the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities. Provides recreation and socialization to individuals in a variety of community settings. Provides transportation for community activities. Maintains individual records and documentation according to all applicable standards.


 

Requirements:
Minimum Requirements
 
M1: 
High school diploma or equivalent.
M2: 
Physical requirements to include the ability to push and manipulate wheelchair; assist with wheelchair transfers; provide physical assistance to individuals; squat, bend, stoop, and climb stairs; and stand/walk for extended periods of time.
M3: 
Valid drivers’ license and safe driving record.

Preferred Requirements
P1:
  Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.
P2:
  Experience working specifically with individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Fingerprints, State and FBI criminal record reports, drug test, and central registry (CANIS) report will be required upon request.


 

ANNUAL SALARY RANGE:
$24,185 to $38,090.  Excellent fringe benefits.

 

REPLY BY: Position will remain open until filled.

To be considered for a position, reply by sending application package consisting of:

  1. Completed Qualification Assessment Addendum (Click HERE) to determine if you meet the qualifications for this position

  2. Completed Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services' application (Click HERE)

  3. Resume

Jeannie Eanes

Assistant Director of Human Resources

Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services

245 Hairston Street

Danville, Virginia 24540

 

Application packages received incomplete will not be processed.

EOE

 

Applications may be obtained at the Hairston Street or Gretna offices, by calling (434) 799-0456, Ext. 3075, or by printing one from the Application Page of this Web Site.

 

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