Helping Kansans with disabilities to live and work in our community by promoting choices, independence and a better life.
Helping Kansans with disabilities to live and work in our community by promoting choices, independence and a better life.
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Current Openings

KETCH OPEN POSITIONS POSTING

7/13/2018             Great career opportunities in a rewarding industry!     

Admissions Coordinator: M-F 8:00 am- 4:30 pm.  Assists applicants through the admissions process, schedules and facilitates intake and annual meetings, tracks documentation, and conducts satisfaction surveys for persons served.  Provides tours to prospective applicants and represents KETCH at various service recruiting events.   Requires HS diploma, prefer a minimum of four and a half years of experience working directly with individuals in a human service capacity; comprehensive knowledge base of working with persons with developmental disabilities; and a working knowledge of social service systems and community services applicable to persons with developmental disabilities.   Requires a valid driver’s license and good driving record. Degree preferred.    

Behavior Trainer – PACE1: (1) FT, M-F 8:15-am to 4:15pm.  Provides and arranges individualized support services which enable people with autism to participate in meaningful tasks and activities.  Assists the team to develop, implement and follow through with Person Centered Plans; ensures the rights, health and safety of all persons served in the program; and assists them in becoming integrated members of their community.  Maintains appropriate records and ensures documentation is completed and submitted as required. Requires a high school diploma/GED, current valid driver’s license and a good driving record.  Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities is preferred but not required.

Bus Driver: (2-FT)  FT  M-F split shifts 6:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. plus 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.  Bus driver for 16 passenger buses – steady hours year round.  Responsible to transport persons served safely to/from work and medical appointments.  Requires HS diploma/GED, valid CDL, and good driving record.  DOT physical and drug and alcohol testing will be required.  Prefer previous driver experience.

Case Manager:  (2) FT position  M-F 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The Targeted Case Manager provides case management services to eligible persons by developing, linking, coordinating, and monitoring services, support and resources within and outside of KETCH.  Serves as a program manager for individuals on caseload and facilitates the development and implementation of the personal plan. Responsible for home visits, assisting individuals with obtaining Medicaid/SSI funds, and advocating for individuals on case load. Requires 4 ½ years verifiable direct care experience OR BA/BS plus six months direct care in a human service capacity, valid driver’s license, and good driving record.

Computer Technician: (1) FT position primarily M-F 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Some evening and weekend hours may be required. Responsible for managing and maintaining IT equipment including computers, printers, copiers, fax, projectors, etc.;  resolving problems with equipment and devices; updating computer user/groups on the network; installing and maintaining workstation/desktop software; maintaining inventory system; setting up new users; assisting with new employee orientation/training; purchasing/ordering IT equipment.   Advanced troubleshooting skills on Microsoft Operating Systems and full line of Microsoft Office products is required. Bachelor’s degree in computer-related field preferred, with at least 3 to 5 years of hands-on experience in a helpdesk environment supporting Windows workstations and remote users. Requires valid KS driver’s license and good driving record.

Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) – Group homes:  DSPs have the opportunity to support and coach adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities in group home settings – to increase their independence.  $9.50-10.50/hr.  Evening/weekend shifts - PT & FT positions with consistent hours.  Responsible to provide training on basic life skills - building self-esteem and assertiveness, making choices and decisions,  improving health and safety awareness, and participating in the community.  Requires high school diploma/GED, valid driver’s license, good driving record, and proof of vehicle insurance.  Previous experience working with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities is beneficial, but not required.   Requires strong communication skills and the ability to lift 50 lbs or ¼ of own body weight (whichever is less). Attendance at a two-week, weekday, daytime orientation required – paid training.

Human Resources - Staff Development Trainer:   Great opportunity to expand your HR skills in a rewarding industry!  M-F 8:00-4:30.  Responsible for direct training of staff including preparation, set up and follow up.  Participates in HR recruiting and interviewing.  Must present professional image of KETCH and be able to communicate to staff with a variety of backgrounds and personalities.  Dependability is critical.  Requires Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field, and six months experience training adults in a work setting.  Requires current valid driver’s license and good driving record. 

Life Skills Trainer: (5- ALS, 1-Osage).   FT, M-F 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Life Skills Trainers work with individuals with severe and multiple disabilities in a day program setting providing training on basic life skills to promote as much independence as possible. Must be able to read and implement plans and goals specific to individuals. Requires assisting individuals with hygiene and providing some personal care. Skills required include strong written and oral communication skills, conflict resolution skills, creativity and organizational skills. Must be compassionate, dependable, patient, creative, energetic and be able to motivate others. Must be able to lift 50 lbs or ¼ of own body weight, whichever is less. Must have knowledge regarding the needs of individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities. Prior experience working with individuals with disabilities is preferred. Requires HS diploma/GED, valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Maintenance Technician - Facilities Repairs:   FT - generally M-F 8:00 -4:30 - includes rotating on-call hours during evenings and weekends.  Responsible for up keep and repairs to KETCH facilities and residential properties. Company provides tools, vehicle for use at work, and a clean working environment. Must have general maintenance knowledge and work experience; be able to use hand tools, power tools, and light shop equipment; and have good communication skills.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs. or ¼ of own body weight, whichever is less.  Requires HS diploma/GED, verifiable maintenance experience, valid driver’s license, and good driving record.

Maintenance Technician - Grounds:  (1) PT position. Steady hours year round!   M-F 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Responsible for providing grounds and exterior property upkeep and maintenance at all KETCH facilities and residential properties.  Responsible for following safety policies and procedures and performing duties in a cost effective and efficient manner.  Must have general maintenance knowledge and work experience; be able to use hand tools, power tools, and light shop equipment; and have good communication skills.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs. or ¼ of own body weight, whichever is less.  Requires HS diploma/GED, valid driver’s license, good driving record, knowledge of mowing equipment and techniques, and geographical knowledge of the Wichita area.  Will require working in extreme weather/temperature conditions.

Production Aide:  (1) FT position, M-F 8:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m.  Responsible to work in a production/assembly area on various contracts using procedures for job set-up, production scheduling, and quality control.  Track production and inventory requirements.  Responsible for proper handling/care of equipment and maintaining a safe work environment.  Requires HS diploma/GED.  Production and assembly experience preferred.

Production Manager:  FT M-F 8:00-4:30  Provides leadership and oversight of KETCH manufacturing activities.  Directs contract operations and directly supervises customer service, contract procurement, purchasing, inventory, materials management, product delivery, and quality control.  Develops and maintains estimation of overhead costs to incorporate into bids, and reviews contracts and pricing of products.  Assures work methods conform to acceptable standards of industrial practice.  BA or BS Degree in accounting, business management, or industrial engineering preferred. In lieu of the degree, a minimum of one year experience in manufacturing/production may be considered.  Requires a minimum of two years supervisory experience.  Production processes experience is desired.

Transportation Information Specialist:  FT  M-F 7:00a-3:30p  Provides informational support to the transportation department including tracking daily/weekly/monthly paperwork, data entry, updating rosters, monitoring fuel usage.  Must have work experience with Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, 10-key number pad, accuracy, time management and attention to detail.  Requires excellent communication, data entry, multi-tasking and organizing skills, and a minimum of 60wpm.  Requires HS diploma/GED, minimum of six months Admin support experience, current valid driver’s license and good driving record. 

Vice President of Finance:  Provides leadership to analyze, implement and manage improvements in all areas of the organization.  Responsible for managing all aspects of the accounting/finance function and related activities in accordance with company policies, procedures, accounting/finance standards, and current laws and regulations.  Directly supervises Accounting and Information Technology.  Requires bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration.  Advanced degree or CPA preferred.  Minimum of 5 yrs proven successful managerial experience in a service environment and extensive knowledge of computer and financial systems.  Experience with nonprofit organizations preferred.  Excellent decision-making, analytical, motivational, interpersonal and communication skills required. Must have current valid driver’s license and good driving record.

 

KETCH is an EEO/AAP employer

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KETCH  ∎  230 S. Ida  ∎  Wichita, KS  67211  ∎  ph (316)383-8777  ∎  fx (316)383-8715

 

 

 

 

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