BEHAVIORAL ANALYST - 67016933

The State of Florida - Tallahassee, FL

Full-time
Requisition No: 88201

Agency: Agency for Persons with Disabilities

Working Title: BEHAVIORAL ANALYST - 67016933

Position Number: 67016933

Salary: $2,500.00 Bi-Weekly

Posting Closing Date: 11/26/2019

BEHAVIORAL ANALYST– CS

AGENCY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

STATE OFFICE – 67016933 – TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA

***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***

THIS IS A CAREER SERVICE POSITION.

The Agency for Persons with Disabilities works in partnership with local communities to support people with developmental disabilities in living, learning, and working in their communities. APD provides critical services and supports for customers with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential. The Agency serves people with spina bifida, autism, Down syndrome, children age 3-5 at high risk of developmental disabilities, cerebral palsy, Prader-Willi syndrome, Phelan-McDermid syndrome, and intellectual disabilities. There is no charge or co-payment for services provided through the Agency.

www.apdcares.org

DIRECT DEPOSIT PROGRAM - As a condition of employment, a person appointed to a position in State government is required to participate in the Direct Deposit Program. Rather than receiving a paper paycheck, your funds will be deposited directly into your account at your financial institution. This will be accomplished by Electronic Funds Transfer. Banks, savings and loan associations, and credit unions are eligible to accept such deposits. Retirement funds are also required to be in the Direct Deposit Program.

BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:
It is the policy of the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities that applicants for employment undergo Level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer.
No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the Level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Agency.
Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for Statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and Federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, PURSUANT TO S. 110.1127(1), FLORIDA STATUTES.

WE HIRE ONLY U.S. CITIZENS AND THOSE LAWFULLY AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE U.S. APD PARTICIPATES IN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION PROGRAM (E-VERIFY). E-VERIFY IS A PROGRAM THAT ELECTRONICALLY CONFIRMS AN EMPLOYEE’S ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION FORM (I-9).

ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE ON-LINE APPLICATION PROCESS. IF ASSISTANCE IS NEEDED TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CALL THE PEOPLE FIRST SERVICE CENTER AT 1-877-562-7287.RESPONSES TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION. ANSWERS TO THE QUALIFYING QUESTIONS MUST BE VERIFIABLE BASED ON YOUR SUBMITTED APPLICATION.

REQUIREMENTS:
Open Competitive opportunity- Any applicant who meets the minimum requirements of the position.

Must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Must have experience working with individuals with a developmental disability.

Must be a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Board-Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCABA), or Florida Certified Behavior Analyst (FL-CBA).

Must have a valid driver’s license.

Position may require some travel to surrounding areas, applicant must be willing and able to travel for work purposes.

**NOTE: Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile. Work history with month, year, and hours worked are required to qualify for this position. Responses to Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile. Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information. ***

***DUTIES:
Employees of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities are required to demonstrate total commitment to outstanding customer service. This includes, but not limited to, acting in a responsive, professional, courteous manner with the employees, customers and public we serve at all times.

This is a responsible professional position which requires a certification by the Behavior Analysis Certification Board that is current and in good standing as a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst (BCaBA), or Florida Certified Behavior Analyst (FL-CBA).

This position will be responsible for the overall data management of those individuals placed on High Watch or otherwise identified by State or Regional Office. This position will be responsible for ensuring that the database is operating and being used as expected, as well as compiling, analyzing the results, and regularly reporting progress that can then be posted on a Behavioral Services dashboard with other performance indicators, or reported as needed to the Executive Management Team.

Responsible for data aggregation, tracking, trending and final analysis of behavioral data. Includes maintaining a statewide behavioral data base including LRC tracking, reactive strategies implementation, workload (per region, services, etc.), compliance with timelines as specified by rule.

Assists with the monitoring of those designated as High Watch, as well as all others assigned, within the requested time frames and develops immediate action plans in consultation with the Agency Senior Behavior Analyst and/or designee or Regional ABA.

Completes surveys specific to consumer’s watch status and documents in the appropriate databases. Provides follow up by assessing corrective action for completion, and reporting lack of compliance to the Regional Senior Behavior Analyst, as well as other appropriate regional office staff.

Research and development of any specialized projects as requested. This includes a mechanism for Customer Feedback.

Provides input and feedback on any pilot projects that are behaviorally related (e.g., CAT/FACT team Project).

Provides training and technical assistance relative to behavioral related issues, supports and services. Attends and participates in behavioral meetings and participates in the monthly statewide behavioral services calls.

May review LRC meeting minutes, behavior plans with data and attend LRC meetings on a periodic basis for consumers on High Watch and others being monitored, when appropriate.

Provides follow up on Abuse Reports, Incident Reports (as it relates to behavioral issues), and other behavioral reports as requested.

Performs other assigned duties as assigned/requested.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee