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TRAINING SPECIALIST II - 67072583 APD/ DDDP CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL

Date: Apr 2, 2021

Location: CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL, US, 32324

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Requisition No: 346630 

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: TRAINING SPECIALIST II - 67072583 APD/ DDDP CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL

Position Number: 67072583 

Salary:  $1,074.08- $1,755.53 BIWEEKLY 

Posting Closing Date: 04/20/2021 

                                                       All previous applicants are still being considered and need not reapply

 

Working hours 8:00AM- 4:30PM

        

Join the Developmental Disabilities Defendant Program (DDDP) Team.

 

We are dedicated to empowering persons with developmental disabilities charged with a felony crime to acquire the skills needed to become competent to stand trial, and to acquire the skills and supports that will prepare them for success in their future environments.

 

 

Duties of a Training Specialist II include:

 

The incumbent assigned to this position is responsible for the development, evaluation, and coordination of the Agency’s Training and Professional Development Program.  This position conducts classroom instruction, prepares lesson guides, program plans, participates in curricula development to improve training programs, documents, and tracks all training aspects.

Develops, updates, coordinates, schedules, and delivers the New Employee Orientation Programs for all new employees hired by the Agency and ensures Annual Training requirements are met by all staff.    

Administers the Mandt and CPR Training programs for the Developmental Disabilities Defendant Program and Pathways.  This includes but is not limited to interfacing with the MANDT and ASHI staff that regulate certification and preparing the required classroom and other materials required by Mandt and ASHI to maintain professional certification.  Coordinates the training schedules for instructors and staff, delivers training as scheduled and provides management reports regarding the status of the certification dates for current DDDP and Pathways staff.

Ensures that all related training information is input and maintained in the training database. Provides monthly training compliance report to supervisor.

Develops, delivers, coordinates and/or schedules specialized training to include but not limited to quarterly staff updates, supervisory, operational and/or specialized training requested by the Management Team.

Works in partnership with the Central Office Training staff to coordinate, schedule and monitor online required training to ensure that all staff fully comply with all required training mandates.  Works in partnership with managers and supervisors generating reports to ensure that all staff are 100% timely and in full compliance with all training mandates. Works in partnership with managers and supervisors to specialize and customize training programs to address operational and/or staff needs.

Maintains stock/inventory of DDDP Direct Care staff uniforms shirts and issues to all new employees.

Ability to document and ensure documentation is completed as required.

Completes all required training. Maintain MANDT and CPR instructor certification as required.

Maintain timesheet, ensuring accuracy and submit timely in accordance with policy and procedure.

Perform other related duties as required, including occasional travel to Pathways.

 

**Preference will be given to applicants who can verify through their application they are:

 

•           Mandt Instructor Certified

•           CPR Instructor Certified

•           Mandt and/or CPR Certified

•           Experienced in providing direct services to individuals with disabilities

•           Experienced working in a 24-hour residential care facility

 

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:

 

•           Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communication.

•           Knowledge of the principles of human behavior, learning, and communication.

•           Knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of training or instruction.

•           Ability to train individuals or groups of people.

•           Ability to evaluate and analyze training data.

•           Ability to work independently.

•           Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.

•           Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures relating to training functions.

•           Ability to prepare a variety of written training materials such as lesson plans, curricula, performance evaluations or reports.

•           Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.

•           Ability to communicate effectively.

•           Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

 

    

Other job-related requirements for this position:

 

•           A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and one year of professional experience in training, education, staff development, personnel or an agency program area.

•           A  master's degree from an accredited college or university can substitute for the required experience.

•           Professional or nonprofessional experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

•           MANDT instructor certification for relational and technical skills level is required unless the incumbent requests a reasonable accommodation supported by an annual medical certification. 

•           CPR Instructor Certification is required unless the incumbent requests a reasonable accommodation supported by an annual medical certification.

•           Incumbent is required to submit to pre-employment TB screening and on an annual on-going basis as required by DDDP.  This position requires lifting, pulling and squatting.

•           Maintain confidentiality of employee and/or resident information.  This specific standard is mission critical as the Agency is entrusted with information about employees and residents which is protected by HIPAA and other federal and state laws.  The Agency’s ability to maintain and protect confidential information has a direct relationship on our ability to gain and sustain the public trust.

•           Employees of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities are required to demonstrate total commitment to outstanding customer service.  This includes, but not limited to, acting in a responsive, professional, courteous manner with the employees, customers and public we serve at all times.

 

For the health and safety of our residents and staff, all employees must wear face masks and appropriate protective equipment as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

Our campus and facility are tobacco-free.

 

 WORK SCHEDULE

This position is located at a 24-hour facility.  Team members must be agreeable to working a shift schedule; regular, evening, or night. Days Off: Varies. 

Employees may be required to work additional days/hours based upon the needs of the facility and those we serve.  This includes, but is not limited to ensuring facility coverage, activities, holidays, and emergency situations.

DUE TO THE COVID -19 CRISIS, SHIFT IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AS NEEDED TO CARE FOR THE INDIVIDUALS WE SERVE.  

 

Direct Deposit Program – As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program.

Recruiting Contact:      

Jodi NeSmith      

Recruitment Manager- Developmental Disabilities Defendant Program & Pathways  

Agency for Persons with Disabilities      

Telephone: (850) 663-7138      

Email: jodi.nesmith@apdcares.org     

 

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than just a paycheck. The state’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of benefits including:

Annual and Sick Leave benefits

Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year

State group insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options.

Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (For more information, please click www.myfrs.com)

Flexible Spending Accounts

College tuition waivers and more!

For a more complete list of benefits, click https://mybenefits.myflorida.com/

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT- It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer. No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency. Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE:  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

 

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S. APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY).  E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS.  IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287. RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee