Community Supports Specialist

Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm, some flexibility required

Position Description: Our Community Supports Department is seeking a dedicated professional to join its leadership team.  The ideal candidate is a positive, detail oriented, team player with strong communication skills. 

The Community Supports Specialist is responsible for directing the day to day operational requirements associated with providing direct care to individuals with developmental disabilities living in the community.

Other job responsibilities include:

  • Collection, review and submission of Medicaid billing and payroll documentation.
  • Ensuring all Medicaid and OPWDD regulatory requirements are met.
  • Maintaining regular contact with individuals / families being served by this agency

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a health or human services related field
  • At least one year of experience working with persons with developmental disabilities; supervisory experience is preferred
  • A valid NYS driver’s license in good standing and personal transportation are required. This position requires regular travel within the Capital District. Please note that we have a fleet of agency vehicles, but in the event that one is not available, staff use their own vehicles and the agency provides mileage reimbursement.

Benefits: Paid on-going educational and training opportunities, comprehensive health insurance, dental insurance, health expense reimbursement, paid time off (4 weeks in the first year), paid holidays, pension plan, employer-paid life insurance, tuition assistance, wellness programs, and more.