Job Posting: Adult Services Aide

Qualifications:                 High school diploma or equivalent. Registration by DODD

A valid driver license and good driving record.  Able to drive for routine or           emergency situations.

Ability to stand and/or sit up to 4 hours at a time.

Ability to bend, stretch, lift up to 75 lbs. and transfer adults using approved techniques.

Delegated nursing may be required.

Duties:                         Responsible for providing personal care, personal supports and assisting in training activities for eligible individuals in the Work Activity Center or Developmental Activities Center .  Supports and training may include, but are not limited to mobility, assisting with eating, toileting, dressing, personal hygiene, delegated nursing and ISP activities as developed by the Habilitation Specialist.   May transport individuals to various activities related to ISP support.

Attend training sessions; maintain documentation, written and electronic, related to services provided.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Wage:                          Per adopted salary schedule

Status:                         ABEA Union

Benefits:                      Sick, Vacation, and Personal Leaves

Schedule:                    Monday-Friday – 37.50 hours per week

Deadline:                     October 13, 2015

Date Posted:                October 1, 2015

Letter of Intent must be submitted to the Administrative Office, 801 W. Union St., Athens, OH  45701, by 3:00 PM October 13, 2015.  EOE

Job Posting: Part Time Physical Therapist OR Physical Therapist Assistant

Position:                     Part Time (15 hours per week) Physical Therapist OR Physical Therapist Assistant – THIS IS ONLY FOR THE REMAINDER OF 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR UNTIL APPROXIMATELY JUNE 1, 2016

Qualifications:         Graduate of an accredited Physical Therapist Assistant OR Physical Therapy program as recognized by the Ohio Occupational and Physical Therapist Licensure Board.  Must be licensed by the Ohio Board of Occupational and Physical Therapy Licensure Board.  One year clinical experience preferred.  Must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license.  Have the ability to lift up to 30 pounds.  Must have own transportation.

Must have knowledge of physical therapy techniques, principles, and practices.  Knowledge of laws and rules governing the practice of physical therapy.  Knowledge of physical therapy equipment and safety practices.  Organizational and communication skill.  Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships.  Complies with all applicable laws and Board policies regarding confidentiality.  Ability to work with DD students of different ages, mental and physical abilities.  Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and through writing.  Ability to deal with problem and difficult situations while maintaining perspective and emotional stability.  Ability to learn new skills required for ACBDD setting.  Ability to perform lifting and other necessary job duties as determined by the PT Supervisor.  Demonstrate adequate physical and mental health in order to safely perform duties for the well being of the client, therapist, and staff.

Duties:                        Assists with planning and implementation of physical therapy treatment program.  Provides direct care and follow-up documentation as required.  If a Physical Therapy Assistant, communicates the effect of treatment and reports progress to the physical therapist on a regular basis, at least once per month.  Provides patient and family or other provider, education in accordance with patient’s plan of care and specific needs.  Participates in trans-disciplinary team approach.  Instruct direct care persons regarding implementation of selected activities; use of adapted equipment and handling techniques in various settings.

Completes and maintains all desired records and documentation in accordance with Board policy and requirements.  Communicates with physicians, and other professionals on the IEP team as appropriate.  Gather and review pertinent data from students’ records.

Provides training to staff in areas of expertise, such as lifting, etc.

Performs other related duties as required.

Wage:                         $65/hour

Benefits:                     PERS; professional, personal and sick leaves.

Schedule:                    15 hours per week, days yet to be determined

Date position Available:            Immediately

Date Posted:               September 30, 2015

Application Deadline:              Until filled to the Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities.

Working conditions may exist that are not such as normally exist in the occupation of public employee.  These conditions may include:  Exposure to bloodborne pathogens, communicable diseases, potential infectious materials, hazardous chemicals and/or aggressive behaviors.

Job Posting: Adapted Physical Education Instructor


Adapted Physical Education Instructor

Ohio Department of Education “K-12 PE Teacher License” required.
“Ohio Adapted Physical Education Endorsement” required to be obtained preferably by 3/31/16.
Red Cross “Water Safety Instructor Certification” required to be obtained preferably by 12/31/15.
Red Cross “Lifeguard Certification” required to be obtained preferably by 12/31/15.

Participate as an active member of the interdisciplinary team in the development and implementation of an activity-based IEP for each student.  Assess developmental levels and needs of students, develop and implement adapted physical education plans, goals and activities including aquatics. Assess and report progress on IEP goals.  Develop and follow lesson plans. Provide adaptive physical education-related training, guidance and direction to classroom instructor assistants, educational aides and volunteers. Communicate with parents/families as needed.  Develop and implement adaptive aquatic programs and activities, including use of appropriate equipment, and assure safety in and around swimming pool area. Serve as Special Olympics Coordinator.

Wage & Benefits:       Highly competitive wage and benefit package.

Schedule:                    Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 3:00 pm during school year.

Date Posted:               September 24, 2015.

Deadline:                    October  6, 2015.

Letter of Intent and Resume must be submitted to the Administrative Office,   801 W. Union  St.

Athens, OH  45701, or e-mailed to by 3:00 PM   on October 6, 2015 .EOE


The survey is designed by Cathy Allen of Creative Option C, as a tool for families, providers, and stakeholders to provide input during the ACBDD strategic planning process. The survey results go directly to Cathy and are completely confidential. The deadline for completion is October 1, 2015.

Survey Link

Emergency Board Meeting: 9/14/15 – 6:30 p.m.

Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold an Emergency Meeting on Tuesday, September 15, 2015  at 6:30 p.m. at Beacon School, 801 W. Union St., Athens, OH 45701.
This Special Session will be held per O.R.C. Section 121.22 (G)(1)
to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline,
promotion, demotion, or compensation of a public employee or official.

Job Posting – Vehicle Operator III (2) – 188 day

Qualifications:   Must be 18 years old, possess a high school diploma or GED, have ability to use whole numbers, read & write.  Must possess a Class B CDL with school bus, passenger, and air brake endorsements.

2 years driving experience, minimum.  Knowledge of Ohio driving rules/regulations; drive/safety practices, operation of passenger bus/motor vehicle.

Must be able to lift, carry move, load and secure  enrollees in a safe manner.  Lift/move safely 75-100 pounds.

Must demonstrate ability to use radio equipment.  Ability to carry out instructions (written, oral, picture).

Valid license with good driving record.

Duties: Operates passenger bus to transport up to 84 passengers (e.g., students and adults) to & from programs/services for various activities (e.g., athletic activities, educational programs & functions, training programs, field trips, chartered events, other miscellaneous activities).

Inspects, services & maintains vehicles; prepares mileage, fuel, passenger & related reports.

Operates station wagon, mini-bus, small passenger bus (1-15 passengers) to transport consumers or personnel.

Maintains accurate records for transportation purposes.

Perform other transportation duties as assigned.

Wage: Per adopted salary schedule

Status:        OAPSE Bargaining Unit

Benefits: OPERS, health, vision, dental, life insurance, personal, vacation and sick leave.

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 25 hours per week

Deadline: Until filled to the Athens County Board of DD, 801 W. Union Street, Athens, OH  45701

Worksite: Lavelle Road, Athens, Ohio

Date Posted: September 10, 2015

Working conditions may exist that are not such as normally exist in the occupation of public employee.  These conditions may include:  Exposure to bloodborne pathogens, communicable diseases, potential infectious materials, hazardous chemicals and/or aggressive behaviors.  EEO