Thursday, January 14, 2010

Employment Opportunity


Job Title: Instructor
Job Code: 10006
Opening Date: 01/12/2010
Closing Date: 01/20/2010
Location: DeKalb Services Center
Service Area: Developmental Disabilities
Shift: Day
Salary Details: All new employees will receive entry level salary.
Duties & Responsibilities: Under general supervision, provides direct training of basic personal and social skills, simple academic subjects or work skills in a state school, hospital, confinement facility, work shop or supported employment environment to consumers/students. Assist with basic assessments to determine functional abilities. Uses observational skills to remain aware of consumer behavior and physical conditions. May assist with meal preparation, ensure consumer participation, provide transportation, and/or limited case management. May supervise instructional and other staff.
Minimum Training & Experience: Completion of high school or GED; AND
Any one of the following:
One year of experience providing in-home care for a developmentally disabled family member or other individual.
OR Six months of experience providing social or direct care services to groups of special needs individuals in a group home, foster home, school, developmental center or related human services setting. OR Six months of experience directing the work activities of a group (e.g., supervising workers in a production or assembly line).
OR Completion of three college or university level courses in any one, or any combination, of the following areas: special education, developmental disabilities, exceptional children, mental disabilities; physical disabilities, visual or auditory impairment; psychology, educational psychology or psychological testing; social work, social services or sociology; counseling, rehabilitation counseling, guidance and counseling, mental health; therapeutic specialties (music, occupational, recreational, physical, speech and hearing); early childhood elementary or secondary education; vocational or industrial arts education.

Applicants must indicate on the State application or on their resume, the number of courses successfully completed in each of the areas listed above.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with developmental disability population.
Interested applicants must submit a complete State of Georgia Application for Employment to:
Human Resources
DeKalb Community Service Board
445 Winn Way
Decatur, Georgia 30030

Pre-employment drug screening may be required. Selected applicant must pass fingerprint criminal record background check.

If you are a male applicant who is between the ages of 18 and 26, you must provide proof of Selective Service Registration.

Due to the large volume of applications received, only those applicants who are selected for an interview will receive further notification. Applications received after 5:00 p.m. on closing date may not be considered.

Please be advised that anyone transferring in from another State agency may not be able to keep Employees Retirement System (ERS) privileges.

Disabled applicants who require special accommodations should contact Human Resources at (404) 294-3745 or the Georgia Relay Service.

Equal Opportunity Employer