Direct Support Professional

at Utah State University in Logan, Utah, United States

Job Description

The Direct Support Professionals will provide care for people with disabilities. We are hiring to fill positions in our Day Program as well as for drivers and respite workers.

*Our Day Program runs M-F, 9 am-3 pm.

*Driving routes begin at 7:30 in the morning and at 3 in the afternoon.

*Respite shifts available during afternoons, evenings, and weekends.

+ Must be willing to toilet, feed, transfer, transport and otherwise care for people with disabilities.

+ Applicants must also be willing to work an occasional respite shift. Respite shifts may occur during evening hours and weekends.

+ Other duties as assigned.

+ CPR and First Aid Certification.

+ Job offer contingent upon successfully passed background check.

+ Valid Utah driver’s license to transport clients as needed.

+ Reliable transportation to and from worksite.

+ Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.

+ Strong organizational skills.

+ Attention to detail.

+ Ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple projects.

+ Ability to adapt to changing conditions or work assignments.

+ Excellent interpersonal abilities.

+ Cultural sensitivity and an ability to build rapport with a diverse workforce in multicultural settings.

+ Team player who excels at building trusting relationships with customers and co-workers.

+ Productive worker with solid work ethic who exerts effort in successfully completing tasks.

+ Dependable, responsible contributor committed to excellence and success.

+ Self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision.

+ Willingness to learn new skills or techniques.

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in your profile under “Resume/CV”

2. 3 References to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “References”

Document size may not exceed 10 MB.

$11.00 per hour

The environment and physical requirements may change depending on the specific function of the work each department performs. Incumbents may be in both indoor and outdoor environments. Indoors, in an office space, event space, or public space are protected from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes. Incumbents may nearly continuously sit and often use repetitive hand motion (such as typing).

The Center for Persons with Disabilities is Utah’s federally designated University Center for Excel

Job Details


Utah State University


Logan, Utah 84321
United States

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Job Posting: JC179241366

Posted On: Mar 11, 2021

Updated On: Jun 09, 2021