Moultrie County Beacon Inc


Providing day program, residential and home based support services to individuals with intellectual disabilities, community-based mental health services to individuals with mental illness and enrichment programs for preschool aged children.


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MAINTENANCE WORKER JOB OPENING

Moultrie County Beacon, Inc.

JOB DESCRIPTION


Position: Maintenance Worker

Classification: Full-time, Hourly

Reports To: Maintenance Coordinator

                                   

Maintenance Worker Job Summary

 

We must insure that the properties and equipment of the Moultrie County Beacon are maintained in such a way as to provide a safe and healthy environment for the staff and the people we serve. This includes the general upkeep of all residential (CILA) facilities operated by the Moultrie County Beacon, as well as the Developmental Training Programs, Early Intervention and Administrative facilities.

 

Maintenance Team Responsibilities

  • Interact with others in a respectful and professional manner
  • Work cooperatively with your team
  • Represent the agency in a positive, professional manner
  • Ensure compliance with agency safety practices including evacuation, safety features such as fire suppressant systems and extinguishers, smoke and heat detectors, etc.
  • Perform minor fixes, such as repairing broken locks, damage to walls, etc.
  • Install necessary appliances and equipment as needed
  • Check control panels and electrical wiring to identify issues
  • Perform necessary cleaning activities, such as dusting, mopping, trash removal, etc.
  • Complete regular maintenance tasks, such as replacing light bulbs
  • Inspect and troubleshoot various equipment and systems
  • Test the functionality of the facility’s safety systems
  • Collaborate with a team of workers and other professionals during renovations and facility expansions
  • Report to facilities or maintenance manager regarding issues resolved, those needing attention, and those currently in progress
  • Relate effectively with people with disabilities
  • Respect confidentiality
  • Exercise judgement in integrating several duties
  • Complete assigned duties without direct supervision
  • Responsible for snow removal of sidewalks and entryways at the administrative, DT, Workshop and Early Intervention locations

Requirements of a Maintenance Worker

 

  • High School diploma/GED
  • Must have skills to fix and maintain mechanical equipment, buildings, and machines. Tasks include plumbing work, painting, flooring repair and upkeep, electrical repairs and  heating and air conditioning system maintenance
  • English language proficiency in both written and spoken English
  • Valid driver’s license and insurance
  • First Aid and CPR certification
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Compassionate about the care and well-being of others
  • Must pass a criminal background check, CANTS background check and drug testing
  • Must have the ability to drive multiple vehicles: pickup truck with attached trailer, non-CDL buses, cargo truck and fork truck
  • Must be capable of working with power tools/saws
  • You must also possess manual dexterity and physical stamina
  • Responsible for snow removal of sidewalks and entryways at the administrative, DT, Workshop and Early Intervention locations. 
  • Other duties as assigned

 

DT Work Program Direct Support Professional

Moultrie County Beacon, Inc. 

JOB DESCRIPTION


Position: Direct Support Professional (DSP) DT Work Program

Classification: Full-time /Non-Exempt/Direct Care

Reports To: Director of DT Work Program

 

Direct Support Professional (DSP) Job Summary


Our organization strongly believes that every individual deserves the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential. The right candidate will be responsible for providing compassionate care assistance and support to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


Direct Support Professional Responsibilities

Provide supervision and guidance for consumers during skills building activities

Implement Supportive Implementation Tools (SIT Plans) for consumers

Develop a rapport with consumers and cultivate a safe and supportive relationship

Update consumer case notes on a daily basis

Promote a safe and supportive work environment by being responsive to all consumers, co-workers and supervisors

Must have the ability to operate and navigate a personal computer: Word and Excel


Requirements

High school diploma/GED required

2+ years’ experience providing direct care to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Complete our DHS DSP Training Program

English language proficiency in both written and spoken English

Valid driver’s license and insurance

First Aid and CPR certification

Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

Compassionate about the care and well-being of others

Must pass a criminal background check, CANTS background check and drug testing

Must have the ability to drive multiple vehicles: pickup truck with attached trailer, non-CDL buses, cargo truck and fork truck

Must be comfortable working around and with power tools/saws


Duties and Responsibilities

Equip individuals with the skills to thrive through providing solutions, resources, and support

Interact with others in a respectful and professional manner

Work cooperatively with your team

Represent the agency in a positive, professional manner

Implement stimulating and functional programming for all individuals served

Exhibit effective written and verbal communication

Support people to achieve personal outcomes that characterize a high quality of life

Engage in respectful communication

Support people to have optimal health and well-being

Provide safeguards and appropriately support challenging situations

Positively represent challenging situations

Supervise and support individuals working in assembly and production positions

Ensure compliance with agency safety practices including evacuation and other designated emergency procedure drills

Other duties as assigned

 

Physical and Emotional Demands of the DT Work Position

DSPs work in a changing environment that adjusts to the needs of the individuals in program services. The environment may be fast-paced with interruptions, distractions and deadlines. DSPs need to be flexible and be able to problem solve while adjusting to changing needs or activities. 

Depending on the needs of the individuals, the work can be physically demanding including transferring or supporting people with mobility needs, lifting or moving heavy items, walking or standing for extended periods of time or providing support through CPR/First Aid, behavioral support, and other interventions.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to grasp, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and smell. The employee is required to move frequently and occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, balance, or crawl.  The employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents in emergency situations. The employee must possess emotional stability to deal with stressful situations on a regular basis and the ability to deal with illness, death, and dying.





NOW HIRING
for 
Immediate Openings

Full-Time and Part-Time 
CNA's and DSP's
 or 
BECOME A TRAINED DSP
through the Moultrie County Beacon!

Starting Wages Have Increased!  
$9.75 hr. (entry level)
$10 hr (CNA and trained DSP's)


Need 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts 
and/or 6 am - 9 am 
working in a home or classroom setting with individuals with developmental disabilities


Duties include personal care, outings, assisting with goals, assisting in day training, etc.

Paid training program!  Benefit package for full-time!

Must have a High School Diploma 
or equivalency,and 
 pass criminal background check 
and drug test.

This is the beginning of an exciting profession, making a huge impact in the lives of our most
vulnerable citizens!

APPLY TODAY!


Just graduated from high school and/or need a summer job?  
Retired and looking for something extra?
Need a new career?

Paid Training Program!
Benefit package for FULL TIME!

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401 W. Water St.
Sullivan IL 61951
USA