Mental Health Technician Trainee

Job Description

The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire a Behavior Analyst Associate for the Murray Developmental Center located in Centralia, Illinois. For a period not to exceed twelve months, actively participates in in-service and on-the-job training to gain proficiency and practical expertise in the field of applied behavior analysis consistent with the Behaviorist career discipline. Receives instruction in appropriate treatment standards and practical application of intervention procedures, restraints and seclusion. Completes controlled work assignments of increasing difficulty, complexity and responsibility; instructs staff responsible for implementing treatment programs and support or ancillary staff impacting treatment programs on detailed treatment instructions and methodologies. Serves as a member of an Interdisciplinary Team.


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires current, valid certification as a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)* or Board-Certified Behavior Analyst-D (BCBA-D) by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB), accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or its successor organization.

* A master’s degree is required to gain BCBA certification; a doctoral degree (PhD) is required to gain the BCBA-D designation.

Salary & Benefits

As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:
• A Pension Program
• Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
• 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
• 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
• 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)
* Personal, Sick, & Vacation rates modified for 12-hour & part-time work schedules (as applicable)
• 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
• Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
• 12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave
• Deferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement plan
• Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
• GI Bill® Training/Apprenticeship Benefits eligibility for qualifying Veterans
• 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
• Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)
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Employer Information
Warren G Murray Developmental 1535 W McCord St, Centralia, IL 62801, USA
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