Compass, Inc., a progressive non-profit agency supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities located in Beltsville, Md., seeks a highly skilled, compassionate, and dedicated self-starter for the position of Behavior Technician. This position reports to the Behavior Support Coordinator and assists with overseeing the implementation of Behavior Support Plans to include training Direct Support Professionals on how to implement the Behavior Support Plan, modeling implementation of the plan, and overseeing data collection and analysis to include graphing outcomes. In addition, the Behavior Technician collaborates with the Behavior Consultants who develop the Behavior Support Plans, follows through on Behavior Support Plan recommendations, and responds to behavior related incidents and crises. The successful incumbent will be required to complete and maintain Mandt Student level certification and complete a 40- hour Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) online course, both of which will be offered by Compass. All activities must support the mission and strategic goals and objectives of Compass as well as support the Quality Advancement Department’s mission.
Job Responsibilities include the following:
Qualifications: Three or more years prior experience with supporting individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Bachelor’s degree in Special Education, Psychology, Child Development, or other related field is preferred or otherwise completion of college-level coursework in these fields. High school diploma or equivalent will be considered if candidate possesses 1-2 years’ experience related to essential job functions of analyzing behavioral data and providing staff training and coordination of behavioral services.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Compensation and Work Conditions: Starting pay is $18.50 – $20.50 an hour depending on qualifications. Excellent benefits include health, dental, vision, short term disability and life insurance as well as 401K retirement plan with generous employer match. Paid holidays and 15 days of paid time off (PTO.) This position primarily works in an office environment at our Beltsville main office but travel to other worksites/group homes is required to meet with and provide staff training on a monthly schedule and as needed. Most group homes are located in Montgomery and PG County within 10 miles of our main office, but a few houses are located further away in Howard and Charles County. A valid driver’s license with clean driving record is required - mileage is reimbursed. Limited teleworking may be available. The hours of this position are generally M-F 9a-5pm but flexing of hours to enable working some evenings or weekends as needed may be required in order to meet with staff who work evening or weekend shifts, attend or conduct training, or to attend Standing Committee meetings or to respond to a crisis. Must be able to sit for extended periods, bend, pull, push, and lift up to 25 pounds (lifting is infrequent) and be able to perform physical demands for completing Mandt training.
Compass offers a welcoming, collegial environment that is well-suited for a team player. We are seeking someone with not only the attributes listed above but who is also 100% committed to working well with others as this position directly interacts with people supported, Direct Support Professionals, House Managers, Program Coordinators, and Administration. and small groups.
Compass, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Compass, Inc., a progressive non-profit agency supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities located in Beltsville, Md., seeks a highly skilled, compassionate, and dedicated self-starter for the position of…