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Behavior Intervention Specialist – Assistant

Our Behavioral Support Department has several Full Time 40-hour, Behavior Intervention Specialist – Assistant positions available. The BIS Assistant schedule is Monday – Friday. BIS hours vary according to needs of WWAARC program position based out of either location, with travel expected between locations, staff, and the people you will be supporting with intellectual and other developmental disabilities. This is a non-exempt position. Flexibility is required. The BIS Assistant has the option to have their office be based out of Queensbury, NY or Slingerlands, NY. Behavior Intervention Specialist Assistants are expected to attend meetings and visit WWAARC programs on their caseload in Warren, Washington, and Albany County.

Want to be a WWAARC Behavior Intervention Specialist – Assistant and join our Team?
You are required to be 18 years of age, with a valid driver’s license, to secure and maintain all certifications and trainings required by WWAARC. This includes but is not limited to, Medication Administration, 1st Aid & CPR, Decision Driving, and SCIP-R, National Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA). Also required a bachelor’s degree in human services field and one year experience working directly with individuals with developmental disabilities including the development, implementation, and monitoring of behavior support plans and /or providing supervision and training to other in the implementation of behavior support plans.

What’s in it for You? You will work where you AND the work you do are valued. We are an Albany Times Union Top Workplace winner for two consecutive years! We offer a positive work environment, focused on quality, professional growth, and development. A partial list of what we have to offer; generous planned time off, sick time, group health & dental insurance, life insurance, 403(b) retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) available.

Ready to Apply or Transfer? To apply a completed WWAARC application is required. Applications can be submitted through our website at or contact to have the application emailed/mailed to you. For current WWAARC team members – Send a transfer request form to Human Resources at Fax# (518) 743-9258.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer WWAARC will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, status as a protected veteran, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristic protected under applicable law. WWAARC is dedicated to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

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