Current Openings

JobLink Employment Services Opening

Employment Consultant 1 (Job Posting #2019-20)

Schedule: Mainly M-F, 8a-4:30p, with some flexibility
FT/PT: FT
Salary: Commensurate with experience
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Job Summary: A rewarding position assisting people in overcoming disability-related barriers as they obtain gainful employment. The Employment Consultant I is responsible for provision of quality employment services to a caseload of individuals.  These services may include, but are not limited to job development, placement, orientation support, transportation training, on site consulting, conflict resolution, task analysis, disability awareness training to employers, accommodation training, and follow-up with both the employee and employer.  Responsibilities also include understanding and working with a variety of funding sources.  The consultant must have flexibility in their schedule and be available whenever a consumer is working.


Residential Services 

Overnight Awake (Job Posting #2019-15) (1 opening)

Schedule: Wednesday/Thursday 10p-8:30a, every other Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10p-8:30a
FT/PT: FT
Base Pay = $11.00/hr
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Job Summary: Responsible for providing support, assistance and training to persons served and for assisting in household maintenance during night and morning hours in accordance with organizational and regulatory standards. Must remain awake, alert, & responsive to the needs of persons served during all scheduled hours. Must physically be able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.

AM Specialist (Job Posting #2019-07) (1 opening)

Schedule:  Monday-Thursday 6am to 8:30am
FT/PT: PT 12.5 hours per week
Base Pay = $9.50 + differential = $11.00/hr 
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Job Summary:  Responsible for assisting Residential Managers, Supervisors, and Assistants in providing quality services in a residential setting to individuals with developmental disabilities. High School diploma/GED required. Experience in the field is preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must be able to pass all background checks and drug screen. Must physically be able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.

Assistant (Job Posting #2019-06 (2 openings)

Schedule: Varies by location
PT less than 26 hours per week
Base pay = $10.00 awake rate + Differential pay = $11.50
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Job Summary: Responsible for assisting Residential Managers and Supervisors in providing quality services in their residential setting to individuals with developmental disabilities. High School diploma/GED required. Experience in the field is preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must physically be able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.

Assistant (Job Posting #2019-05) (6 openings)

Schedule: Varies by location
26 - 29.75 hours per week
Base pay = $10.00 awake rate + Differential pay = $11.50
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Job Summary: Responsible for assisting Residential Managers and Supervisors in providing quality services in their residential setting to individuals with developmental disabilities. High School diploma/GED required. Experience in the field is preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must physically be able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.

Specialist (Job Posting # 2019-04) (7 openings)

Schedule: Varies by location
Less than 26 hours per week
Base pay = $9.50/hr + Differential = $11.00/hr
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Job Summary: Responsible for assisting Residential Managers, Supervisors, and Assistants in providing quality services to individuals with developmental disabilities. High School diploma/GED required. Experience in the field is preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must physically be able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.

Supervisor (Job Posting # 2019-14) (2 openings)
Schedule: Two evenings a week, including overnights, and every other Sunday 8pm to 8:30am
FT/30 hours/wk plus benefits
Base pay = $11.00/hr + Differential = $12.50/hr for awake hours and $9.00 for sleep hours
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Job Summary:  Responsible for providing quality services to individuals with developmental disabilities in their residential setting in accordance with Individual Service Planning, licensing/accreditation standards, consumer choice, and Cottonwood Policies and Procedures. High School diploma/GED and at least 2 years college coursework or equivalent number of years experience in a related field required. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen. Must physically be able to evacuate individuals in the event of an emergency and be able to intervene in the event of a physical conflict.


Work Services Opening

 

Sewing Machine Operator (Job Posting #2019-10)

Schedule: Weekdays Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:30pm
FT/PT: Full Time
Salary: $10.00/hr plus paid benefits
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Job Summary: Assemble and sew cargo tie-down straps through a process of steps provided through a routine system.  Responsible for providing team support and fostering accuracy and excellence in producing a quality product.

Supervisor (Job Posting #2019-09) (2 openings)

Schedule: Weekdays Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:30pm
FT
Salary:  $10.00/hr plus paid benefits

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Job Summary: The Work Services Supervisor assists the persons served in developing work skills and the appropriate behaviors necessary to attain and maintain independent employment. The WSS will provide productive Career Development activities for the persons served when work is not available. The WSS is responsible for completing appropriate documentation regarding the payroll and Percent Centered Support Plan for each person served. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Experience working with people with developmental disabilities is preferred. Must have a valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to Cottonwood's insurance carrier. Must be able to pass all required background checks and drug screen. Must be able to lift and carry 40 lbs. and provide physical interaction as trained in managing behavioral issues.


Support Services

Support Services Coordinator/Case Manager (Job Posting #2019-19)

Schedule: Weekdays Monday - Friday 8:00 – 5:00pm
FT
Salary: TBD

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Job Summary: Coordinates the development of the Person-Centered Support Plan. Monitors the quality, adequacy and appropriateness of services, supports, and resources offered to persons served. Completes job responsibilities according to KDADS policy and licensing regulations, HCBS/ IDD Medicaid waiver standards/guidelines, and Cottonwood policies and procedures.


 

 

 

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