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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/29/17

Applications Due01/11/18

Vacancy ID46365

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleHabilitation Specialist 1 (QIDP) - WNY #17-1016ek

Occupational CategoryEducation, Teaching

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $44564 to $56888 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Cattaraugus

Street Address 11754 Main Street

City Perrysburg


Zip Code14129

Minimum Qualifications Must have QIDP (Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional) certification/status, AND
1. Reachable on the current Civil Service List for Habilitation Specialist 1
2. Permanent service as a Habilitation Specialist 1
3. Eligible to 70.1 transfer to a Habilitation Specialist 1 title.


• Provide support to residential developing Residential Habilitation plans.
• Ensure notes support Plan goals.
• Provide training in residential habilitation to Direct Support Assistant’s who support the homes.
• Develop and present materials for such groups as Risk and Behavioral Review Committees.
• Participate in ISP’s.
• Develop and update POPO’s as needed.
• Interact with families as needed.
• Complete incident investigations as assigned.
• Request and secure clinical services individuals may need.
• Attend house meetings.
• Specialized assignments as assigned by Treatment Team Leader.

Additional Comments • For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• Position may be eligible for Loan Forgiveness via the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. For more information on PSLF, please visit

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Elaine Kawczynski, Human Resources Specialist 1

Telephone 716-608-2550

Fax 716-517-3715

Email Address


Street 1200 East and West Road

City West Seneca

State NY

Zip Code 14224


Notes on ApplyingPlease reference the above EOA# 17-1016ek in all correspondence.

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