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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! The KETCH campus will be closed to persons served on Tuesday, 2/20/18.

Current Openings

KETCH OPEN POSITIONS POSTING

2/22/2018             Great career opportunities in a rewarding industry! 

Behavior Trainer – PACE1: (1) FT, M-F 7:30-am to 3:30pm.  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:  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.

Chief Development Officer (CDO):  The CDO is responsible for the comprehensive planning, implementation, management and oversight of all fundraising, communications, governmental affairs and community relations activities of KETCH. The successful candidate will lead a collaborative effort charged with the management of day-to-day fundraising and communications and providing a dynamic integrated program. The CDO works collaboratively and maintains clear and regular communications with the board of directors, board committees, volunteer leadership, community partners, donors and elected leaders.  Requires Masters Degree in business administration, marketing, journalism, political science, or field related to rehabilitation administration, and a minimum of 5 years experience in development, community relations, and working with elected leaders.  Experience in fundraising – development planning, major gift cultivation, capital campaigns, and special events.  CFRE preferred.

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.  $9.50-10.50/hr.  Evening/weekend shifts, part time & full time positions with consistent hours.  Responsible to provide training on basic life skills to help individuals be as independent as possible. Assists individuals in building self-esteem and assertiveness, making choices and decisions, and improving health and safety awareness.  Requires high school diploma/GED, valid driver’s license, good driving record, and proof of vehicle insurance.  Prefer previous experience working with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Requires strong communication skills, problem solving ability, time management skills, and ability to lift 50 lbs or ¼ of own body weight (whichever is less). Attendance at a two-week, weekday, daytime orientation will be required – paid training!

Environmental Services Technician:  (1FT) Full time M-F 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.  Responsible for keeping KETCH properties and facilities clean and attractive – providing general cleaning of offices, work areas and restrooms.  Responsible to clean, vacuum, scrub, dust, dispose of trash, maintain adequate supplies, ensure facilities are secure, and assist with snow/ice removal as needed.  Requires working knowledge of safe and proper use of custodial equipment, materials, and chemicals. Previous janitorial experience preferred.  Must have a stable work history, be able to work independently, and be able to lift 50 lbs or ¼ total body weight, whichever is less.

Facilities Manager - Community Living:  Generally M-F 8a-4:30p  Management opportunity in a rewarding industry!  Manages Community Living facility maintenance and vehicle inspections.  Facilitates moves and maintains furniture, equipment, supplies and inventory.  Provides appropriate, timely, and ongoing communication.  Requires a HS diploma/GED, two years experience in facility maintenance, and one year experience as a manager/supervisor in a related field.  Additional technical education or training in HVAC systems, plumbing, electrical, appliances, residential and/or vehicle maintenance is preferred.  Must have a valid KS driver’s license with a good driving record.

Life Skills Trainer: (4- ALS).   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:  (2) FT & PT positions. Steady hours year round!  M-F 8:00a.m.-4:30 p.m. OR 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.

Transportation Information Specialist Assistant:  PT position - 20 hrs/wk flexibile schedule.  Provides informational support to the transportation department including tracking daily/weekly/monthly paperwork, data entry, updating rosters, monitoring fuel usage.  Work experience with Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, 10-key number pad, time management, accuracy and attention to detail.  Requires excellent communication, data entry, multi-tasking and organizing skills, and type 60wpm.  Requires HS diploma/GED, minimum of six months Admin support experience, 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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