PVW is always accepting applications, searching for great candidates to work with our great team. You are welcome to complete an application and if a position becomes available and your qualifications fit the needs of the open position, you will be called for an interview. Not all applicants will be called.
PVW is currently searching for:
Senior Companions and Instructors
This description is not all inclusive. In summary, Senior Companions and Instructors instruct adults with developmental disabilities in activities designed to promote vocational, social, physical and intellectual growth.
Essential Duties include but are not limited to: Coordinate activities and transportation needs for consumers under the guidance of the Program Specialist/Manager and Program Director. Transportation will include daily community outings and transportation of consumers between work and residence. Senior Companions and Instructors assist consumers as necessary in activities of daily living which will include dressing, eating, TOILETING and MOBILITY. Senior Companions and Instructors are also responsible for supervision of consumers at all times, including lunch and break periods as well as responsible for intervention in behavior management problems in compliance with Individual Training Plans.
Candidates must be 21 years or older for insurance purposes; must possess a valid California Driver's License in good standing and have 3-5 years driving experience; must be able to provide insurable driving record; provide current proof of registration and insurance. Candidate must be able to pass an FBI / DOJ fingerprint process; pre-employment drug screen, physical and TB test.
Candidate must be able to work full-time Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00am to 3:30pm or 8:30am to 4:30pm. High school diploma or GED required; AA in related field desired. Sufficient experience with adults with developmental disabilities to carry out duties required in job description.
The employee MUST regularly lift and/or move and/or push/pull up to 25 lbs and occasionally lift and/or move and/or push/pull 50lbs.+ Candidate must have the ability to work inside and outside temperatures which are affected by weather conditions and have the ability to drive company vehicles in various types of weather.
Rate of pay = $8.79 with an additional $2.00 while transporting under the PVW in Motion transportation program. Benefits offered with full time continued employment after 90 day introductory period.
Job Coach - Various Enclaves
PVW is accepting applications for Job Coach(es) to train, supervise and oversee an enclave of adults with intellectual disabilities who are contracted to work in the surrounding area. The Job Coach instructs the consumer workers in work activities and promotes vocational, social, physical and intellectual growth while overseeing the fulfillment of PVW's contract.
This description is not all inclusive:
Essential duties include but are not limited to: driving consumers to and from home to designated work site in OWN PERSONAL VEHICLE – mileage paid. Documenting time sheets related to consumer payroll/program billing and production records, documenting the work performance of consumer workers, maintaining supportive relationships, careful training and correct job placement/charting consumer progress, setting good examples of rules and directives by displaying to consumer workers the proper techniques, habits and attitudes for work.
The Job Coach is responsible for safety of consumer workers and self ALL THE WHILE, helping the consumers fulfill the expected job duties of the contracted company. Expectations and duties include but are not limited to: janitorial duties; handling materials with proper care, proper instructions and customer specifications; possibly trouble shooting and/or adjusting machinery as needed. Flexibility is a must as duties will vary based on the contract/customer’s needs. Currently day shift is needed Monday – Friday. Specific hours to be discussed during interview. If applicable, overtime time is paid according to California Law. Candidate must be flexible as hours may vary as contract grows.
Qualifications/Education/Experience: High school diploma or GED required. One year or more experience in a packaging or production environment, preferably in an ISO or cGMP environment. Basic computer knowledge, demonstrated ability to count accurately along with sorting, stacking, inserting and adhering to the speed of an assembly line and ability to understand and follow detailed instructions.
Physical and other requirements include: ability to move 50+ pounds ability to stand for long periods of time and do repetitive hand motions. Must have good manual dexterity, must be physically mobile and able to move between assembly lines. Ability to work in warehouse environment where temperatures are affected by weather conditions. Candidate must be 21 years or older and have own reliable transportation, valid California Driver’s License – 3 years plus with clean driving record. Will be asked for printout (or DL in order to have printout ran) and current proof of registration and insurance. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and back ground check. Interested candidates please send resume as attachment to e-mail above.
This is a full time position with a wage of $9.34 per hour (with mileage paid if own car is utilized). Benefits offered with continued full time employment after 90 day introductory period. EOE
Job Coach for Yard Crew
PVW is currently searching for a full time Job Coach to train, supervise and oversee an enclave of adult consumers with intellectual disabilities who currently work on the company's yard/lawn crew.
In summary the Job Coach instructs the consumers in activities designed to promote vocational, social, physical and intellectual growth by overseeing the consumers as they fulfill the duties of mowing, raking, cleaning, blowing lawns and gardens for personal and business contracts. Essential duties include but are not limited to: driving consumers to and from contracted businesses; working alongside the consumers; teaching the consumers how to properly work yard/lawn equipment and fulfill the expectations of the customers. Other duties include but is not limited to: documenting time sheets related to consumer payroll, program billing and production; documenting the work performance of consumer workers; maintaining supportive relationships; charting consumer progress and setting a good example for rules and directives of the working world by displaying to consumer workers the proper techniques, habits and attitudes for employment/work.
Expected Education/Qualifications: high school diploma or GED required; one year or more experience in similar work. Must be 21 years or older for insurance purposes; have a valid California driver license with at least 3 years of driving experience and a clean, insurable driving record.
Physical and other requirements: ability to lift and/or move; push and/or pull 50+ pounds; ability to stand for long periods of time and do repetitive hand motions. Must have good dexterity, must be physically mobile and able to lift/move yard/lawn equipment. Must be able to work in dusty, dirty and outdoor elements, such as variant weather patterns.
Wage - $9.34 per hour; benefits offered with continued full time employment after 90 day introductory period.
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.