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The Arc, Oneida-Lewis Chapter, NYSARC
Current Employee Opportunities
April 19, 2017

Entry Level Positions - Require a High School Diploma/GED and a clean valid NY State Drivers Licence with an acceptable drivers abstract. The positions may require a full range of body motion with the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Residential Managers/Counselors - Full and Part time, Oneida and Lewis Counties, Variety of shifts including early mornings, evenings, split shifts (AM & PM), awake-overnights and weekends/holidays. Staff will ensure the health and safety of the peole we support including personal care and assist in the effective and efficient physical and social operation of the residence during their assigned hours.

Day Habilitation Specialist II - FT, Rome, day hours. Associate Degree in human services or related field preferred, or High School Diploma or GED with specialized training, or year of experience in working with persons with deelopmental disabilities, or in an educational setting, or in a health care facility, and a valid NYS driver's licence with an acceptable driving abstract. Staff will assist in the implementation of the person's ISP/Day Habilitation plan by providing direct care, training, and supervision to the extent required by utilizing as much community based resources and supports as appropriate to their plan.

Direct Support Specialist I - Oneida & Lewis Counties, FT Shared positions in Residential Services and Day Services programs for specific programs & houses. Hours will include a combination of early mornings/days or days/evenings. Specific training (CNA, HHA) or some experience preferred, and the ability to obtain First Aid/CPR and SCIP-R certifications. Medication Certification may be required pending program needs. Staff will provide assistance and supervision of the individual’s day-to-day activities, socialization, recreation and daily living skills development in both programs.

Direct Support Specialist II – Oneida & Lewis Counties., FT Shared positions in Residential Services and Day Services programs for specific programs & houses. Hours will include a combination of early mornings/days or days/evenings. Six months of documented direct support experience, and the ability to obtain and maintain Medication Certification and certifications in First Aid/CPR and SCIP-R. Staff will provide assistance and supervision of the individual’s day-to-day activities, socialization, recreation and daily living skills development in both programs.

Habilitation Specialist – FT, PT and per-diem hours in Oneida & Lewis Counties. Experience with individuals with developmental disabilities or specialized training in related field. The staff member is responsible to provide individuals with developmental disabilities with training and supervision to the extent required by their Individual Services Plan (ISP). This training and supervision will take place in whatever setting is deemed appropriate under the guidelines of the plan which has been developed with the individual.

Respite Specialist – FT- Oneida County. Community/Arnold Ave. M-F, 2:15–10:00 PM. The Respite Specialist will provide respite for family members of individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. This respite service will take place in the community. Staff will demonstrate professional conduct to include compassion, dignity, and respect when interacting with the people we support, other staff and family.

CW Resident Assistant - Per Diem, Utica, High School Diploma or GED. One year full-time experience working with people with disabilities. Valid driver’s license and required Agency driver’s training necessary to operate an Agency vehicle. Overall responsibility for the health and safety of the individuals in the residence and for maintaining the physical and social operation of the residence. Also responsible for providing the individuals who live in the residence with training and supervision to the extent required by their ISP.

Bachelor Degree

Assistant Director Residential - Full Time, Lewis County, M-F with additional hours to meet the Program needs. Bachelors Degree in the field of Education, Psychology, Human Services or related fields, or certification which meets the QIDP guidelines. Five years experience in the field of developmental disabilities, three of which must be in a supervisory capacity. Valid NYS Driver's license. Under the guidance and direction of the Deputy Director: assist in planning, directing, and coordinating of all activities within the Division; ensure that the established goals and objectives of the agency and the division are accomplished; recommend and assist in the formulation of the Divisions Goals and Objectives; service as an integral member of the Residential Management Team.

CFS Service Liaison - FT, Oneida County, flexible schedule, Bachelor's degree in a human services field or professional licensure which qualifies for QIDP status. One year experience working directly with individuals with developmental disabilities and specialized training. The Service Liaison will have the responsibility to oversee the clinical needs and services of the Community Habilitation and In-Home Respite programs. Responsibilities include completing and reviewing assessments, plan development and implementation, and direct care as necessary.

Employment Specialist – FT, Oneida flexible schedule. Bachelor’s degree required and one year experience in vocational rehabilitation program. Bachelor's Degree, minimum of 1 year experience working with people with disabilites; or Associates Degree, minimum of 2 years experience working with people with disabilites; or High School Diploma, minimum of 3 years experience working with people with disabilites. Must have a clean valid NY State driver’s license with an approved drivers abstract, a personal vehicle, and a willingness to transport self and consumers, if needed. Responsible for the provision of employment supports to individuals with disabilities to help them identify and meet their vocational needs, maximizing their independence and utilizing all of the resources in the community available to them.

Program Manager - FT, Lewis County, flexible schedule. Bachelor’s degree in Human Services and 1 yr. experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities (QIDP status), or Bachelor's degree in a Human Services and 2 yrs. experience, or an Associate’s degree and 3 yrs. exp, or High school diploma and 5 yrs. exp. Must have a clean valid NY State driver’s license with an approved drivers abstract. Overall responsibility for the health and safety of the individuals, responsible for the efficient physical and social operation of the residence and responsible for the development of positive relationships with neighbors, local businesses and other service providers. Oversee the staff in the implementation of the Individualized Service Plan.

Licenced

Residential LPN - FT, Flexible schedule to meet program needs. Oneida and Lewis Counties. NYS LPN license and a clean valid NY State driver’s license with an acceptable driving abstract. To assist the Residential Services Registered Nurse/Program Coordinator in providing the day to day oversight and health care for the people we support in Residential Services. Follow the Agency’s Core Values and Mission statements.

Speech Language Pathologist - FT, days, Oneida County. Master’s Degree in Speech Therapy or Speech Pathology, Permanent Certification as a Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped. One year experience in the evaluation and treatment of children with communication disorders in the Birth to School-Aged population. Valid NYS driver’s license. To provide intervention and evaluation of speech and language disorders to those children who are identified in need of speech therapy services. Provide direct speech therapy intervention to those children who are assigned to clinician’s caseload. Evaluates and completes annual evaluations.

The Arc, Oneida-Lewis Chapter, 241 Genesee St., Utica, NY 13501. Contact Lori Pavia, HR, Email lrpavia@thearcolc.org. phone 315 -272-1538 or Fax 315-272-1785. Agency Website – www.thearcolc.org, EOE, drug free work place

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The Arc, Oneida-Lewis Chapter
Attn: Human Resources
245 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501

Phone: 315.272.1538

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The Arc, Oneida-Lewis Chapter
Attn: Human Resources
6138 W. Main Street
P.O. Box 126
Turin, NY 13473

Phone: 315.348.8401

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