PVW IS ALWAYS ON THE LOOK OUT FOR GREAT STAFF MEMBERS.
Currently we are searching for candidates for the following positions:
Program Specialist for the Adult Development Center:
In summary, the Program Specialist is responsible for all consumer services for a specified caseload including Individualized Training Plans, consumer contact notes, case conferences, discharge summaries and others. The Program Specialist is responsible for the development and coordination of services provided in the ADC program. Listed below is a partial list of essential duties and responsibilities. This list is not all inclusive. The Program Specialist is:
Provides guidance and supervision for specified staff in ADC program. For staff supervised and in conjunction with the Program Manager, aids in development and delivery of staff performance evaluations, necessary disciplinary action and/or other staff action, with final decisions or actions under control of Program Manager. The Program Specialist will act as supervisor of the Program Assistant in the absence of the Program Manager/Program Director. May be assigned supervision of student interns and/or volunteers.
Acts as a liaison with the community, representing the agency in a professional manner.
Holds case conferences at specified times with consumers, parents, care providers, and referring regional center’s service coordinator.
Provides counseling, may assist with social and vocational skills training and other case management supportive services to consumers on assigned caseload.
Completes Special Incident Reports concerning consumer injury or other special situations and/or Unusual Occurrences for minor incident at the direction of the Program Manager/Program Director.
Assures that consumer rights and confidentiality are respected. Responsible for quality of case records in accordance with systems and procedures of the agency.
Develop, coordinates, monitors and supervises staff in monthly calendar events and activities of the program.
Observes, records, evaluates, designs implements and monitors Individual Training Plans for each programming participant on assigned caseload.
Provides program orientation and training for program participants and new staff members, following the ADC program design and agency policies.
May serve as a substitute in the absence of an Instructor.
Supervisory Responsibilities: The Program Specialist directly supervises from five to twelve employees (Instructors); carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies, procedures and applicable laws. In conjunction with the Program Manager, responsibilities may include interviewing and training employees; planning assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Education / Experience: Must possess 3 years experience in a human services delivery system, including at least one year in a comparable program or a Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university in a human services related field or equivalency; must possess a high school diploma; must possess a valid California Driver’s License and 5 years driving experience with a good driving record; proof of current vehicle insurance/registration and dependable transportation; must meet employee standards set by Community Care Licensing and Department of Developmental Services including a criminal background clearance.
Mathematical Skills: Must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and the ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Language / Reasoning Skills: Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals; ability to write routine reports and correspondence; ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization; Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, including the ability to develop, compose and implement Individualized Training Plans, related reports and correspondence. / Must have the ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variable in situations where only limited standardization exits; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the staff member is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger; handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; talk, hear, taste and smell. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, and crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move and push and/or pull up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move and push and/or pull up to 50 lbs.
The Developer, under the supervison of the Director of Marketing/Development, works to support the mission of PVW through the development and coordination of contract sales and supported employment programs operated by the organization, working cooperatively with the Work Services Department (including both production and supported employment).
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: the JD will identify and prioritize opportunities to procure new business and broaden the services provided to existing customers by recommending additional products and providing information on outcomes; consults with prospective employers to identify needs/jobs workers can perform; presents approriate products; explains the benefits of a job coach, analyzes the work environment, conducts job analysis and helps the customer reach a buying decision as it relates to contract work on the production floor, a group placement and/or individual placement; conducts research on prospective employers/business partners and the industry at-large to develop an early view of industry needs and how PVW can address those needs through our products and services; responsible for educating prospective employers/business partners on the benefits and profitabilty of contracting with PVW to perform subcontracting work work and/or employment of a worker through Supported Employment Services through work tours, table displays, trade shows, speaking engagements and other such presentation opportunities.
The JD will work the Director of Marketing/Development to update and support marketing plans and to report departmental outcomes. Under the direction of the Director of Marketing/Development, contributes to Sales Goal setting and is responsible for implementing set goals and reporting outcomes; is responsible for inputting data in the Sales Database and keeping it current.
Besides having a positive and professional demeanor and a heart for the consumers we serve, the ideal candidate must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Suite, including Outlook and database manipulation; candidate must be able to read and interpret documents such as policy and procedures manuals; accreditation standards manual; operating and maintenance instructions; safety procedures, etc. Candidate must have the ability and diligence to write routine sales reports and correspondence; complete company mileage and expense logs; and any other reports as required. Candidate must possess good listening skills and possess excellent comunication skills, both oral and written and have the ability to speak effectively and comfortablly in groups of customers or employees of organization.
Education/Experience: Two years of higher education and two years sales and marketing experience or five years related experience in sales and marketing or equivalency. Experience in the field of Developmental Disabilities desired. Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Suite and database manipulation.
Language/Reasoning Skills: Must possess the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situaitons where only limited standardizatin exisits. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written , oral diagram or schedule form.
This position is primarily fork lift driving, however, the person in this position will also serve as the back-up truck driver. The forklift driver is responsible for loading, unloading and moving materials within or near PVW plant, yard or work site. Duties include but are not limited to: operating industrial truck to assist in loading or moving materials and products; prepares load for shipment; counts inventory as needed; reads work orders and/or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved; conveys materials from storage or work sites to designated area.; verifies load against shipping papers; maintains truck log; inspects truck equipment and supplies accordingly, etc. The back-up truck driver is responsible for driving PVW's truck with a capacity of more than 5 tons, in order to transport materials in liquid or packaged form to and from specified destinations.
Education/Experience: Candidate must have High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Forklift certification desired.
Candidate must possess a valid California Driver's License and 5 years driving experience with a good driving record; proof of current vehicle insurance/registration and dependable transportation;
Language / Mathematical Skills: Candidate must have the ability to read and comprehend simple instruc- tions, short correspondence and memos; ability to write simple correspondence; ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's with ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb; balance; and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move and/or push/pull up to 25 pounds and must occasionally lift and/or move and/or push/pull up to 50 pounds. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions and vibrations. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places.
INSTRUCTOR FOR ADULT DEVELOPMENT CENTER
In summary, Instructors work with and instruct adults with developmental/intellectual disabilities in activities designed to promote vocational, social, physical and intellectual growth. Essential duties include but are not limited to:
Instructors are responsible for supervision at all times of consumers, on and off-site; responsible for community intergration as assigned; responsible for intervention in behavior management problems as in compliance with Individual Training Plans; responsible for charting daily progress, unusual occurrences, and special incidents; responsible for the transportation needs of consumers under the guidance of the Transportation Coordinator, Program Specialist/Manager and Program Director. Transportation includes daily community outings and transportation of consumers between work and residence (either on regular route or as back-up driver). Instructors assist consumers as needed in activities of daily living which may include dressing, eating, TOILETING AND MOBITLITY; responsible for effective skills training during lunch and break periods; assists in developing appropriate community resources and negotiates/advocates understanding for activities with service organization, businesses, public agencies, etc.
Applicants must be able to work full time with NO restrictions on his/her schedule. Hours are Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00am to 3:00pm; 8:30am to 3:30pm or 8:30am to 4:30pm. Candidates must be able to REGULARLY lift and/or MOVE 25 pounds or more and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Must be able to push and/or pull the same as some consumers are in wheelchairs. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED; experience with adults with developmental/intellectual disabilities is preferred; must have a California D/L in good standing; either already fingerprinted through the Community Care Licensing or be able to pass fingerprinting without exception. PVW is searching for candidates that want to work, that are honest, ethical, caring, compassionate, patient and willing to serve as a role model to our consumers. $9.23 starting wage. Please note that not all applicants will be called for an interview.
Applicants may apply by downloading an application (see link below) and submitting it to PVW in person or by mail. Applicants that apply in person must understand that they will not be seen by HR unless an interview has been scheduled. Not all applicants will be called.