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

5/11/2018             Great career opportunities in a rewarding industry!     

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.

Community Inclusion Specialist (CIS):  (2-FT Justin, Derrick)  M-F  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  CISs have the opportunity to empower individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities by assisting them in making choices and decisions to promote independence and productivity.  Responsibilities include planning and engaging individuals in stimulating, meaningful, & functional activities; developing and following a daily schedule of activities, therapeutic services & training; and providing training on accessing and utilizing community resources.  Requires strong communication and conflict resolution skills.  Must be creative, compassionate, energetic and able to motivate others.  Requires HS diploma/GED, valid driver’s license, good driving record and dependable vehicle. Must be able to lift 50 lbs or ¼ of own body weight, whichever is less.  Prior knowledge or experience working with individuals with disabilities is preferred, but not required. 

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.  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!

Life Skills Trainer: (2- 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:  (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.

Production Manager:  Provides management and oversight of KETCH manufacturing activities.  Directly supervises customer service, sales, materials management, product delivery and quality control.  Directly responsible for all material and supply purchasing.     Develops and maintains estimation of overhead costs to incorporate into bids.  Reviews contracts and pricing of products.  Provides support to the Production Coordinator to assure work methods utilized conform to acceptable standards of industrial practice.  Requires BA/BS in accounting, business management, or industrial engineering.  Experience in production processes is desired.  A minimum of two years experience in supervision of others is required.

Regional Manager – Community Living:  (1-FT)  M-F 10:00-6:30.  Regional Managers have a leadership role in coordinating residential services for individuals with intellectual/development disabilities, monitoring quality of services, and managing the Direct Support team.  Requires supervisory experience, 6 months I/DD experience, BS/BA degree or comparable experience, valid driver’s license, and good driving record.

Vocational Trainer: (1-WS) FT M-F 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.Responsible for supervising and direct training for persons served in the work services and vocational programs. Must be familiar with using a tape measure and have some basic math skills. Conducts assessments, participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team, and follows through in documenting training with persons served. Also responsible for production scheduling, job set-up, and quality control. Requires HS diploma/GED.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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