Work Program Assistant (#MDDZ77)
A class incumbent is responsible for assisting a supervisor in the day to day operations of a program in a sheltered workshop or day habilitation program setting for a group of chronically mentally ill, developmentally disabled, or visually impaired individuals.
Nature and Scope
A class incumbent reports to a technical superior and is responsible for assisting in the operations of a sheltered workshop or day habilitation program component. Work includes assisting supervisor by completing building census, completing inventory to ensure contract materials/supplies are available for individuals and staff, ensuring quality control of contract work and interacting with businesses/organizations to resolve problems and coordinate contracts. A class incumbent, in the absence of the supervisor, is responsible for signing corrective action for unusual incidents, writing up unit schedule, locking building at end of work day, attending meetings such as high priority meetings, and acquiring additional staff from residential units. In addition, a class incumbent assists in the evaluation of individuals overall progress in meeting objectives outlined in individuals Performance Plan, Individual Program Plan and/or plan to achieve personal outcomes.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The intent of the listed knowledge, skills and abilities is to give a general indication of the core requirements for all positions in the class series; therefore, the KSA’s listed are not exhaustive or necessarily inclusive of the requirements of every position in the class.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Work Program Assistant