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Part Time
St. Peter
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Date Posted:
February 11, 2019

Work Therapy Technician


Job Class:  Work Therapy Technician
Who May Apply:  Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted:  02/12/2019
Closing Date:  02/25/2019
Hiring Agency:  Department of Human Services
Division/Unit:  Direct Care and Treatment / Community Based Services
Work Shift: Rotating
Work Hours:  Varies (AM/PM)
Days of Work: Varies
Travel Required:  No
Salary Range: $16.50 - $22.34/hourly
Classified Status:  Classified
Work Area:  St. Peter
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt

Connect 700 Program Eligible:  Yes

Job Summary

This announcement will be used to fill a permanent part-time vacancy located in St. Peter, MN.

Under the supervision of the Daily Treatment and Habilitation (DT&H) Rehabilitation Therapy Supervisor, assist in the design of and implements training, habilitative and vocational programs and support services for persons with developmental disabilities or related conditions to increase/develop skills and decrease dependencies.
Implementation of services will be in both community and in-house settings and assist work sites to meet Department of Labor, MN state licensing and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) standards. Act as a liaison and as a job coach between local businesses and program participants.

Responsibilities include:
- Act as a liaison as a job coach between businesses for both facility and community based opportunities for program participants.
- Document supported person’s activities, progress and medical care by recording, summarizing and maintaining data in standard forms and reports; meet legal and licensing requirements. Including following MSOCS policies and procedures regarding individual funds and DT&H imprest/cash accounts.
- Participate in daily operations of the site to meet licensure, legal and applicable accreditation requirements and to adhere to established budgetary guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify, you must have a minimum of one-year experience implementing training programs for individuals who have a developmental disability, mental illness, chemical dependency, and/or physical disability.

Maintain a valid Driver's License

Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of the following:

REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS-The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment. 

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.