BCBA - WESTERN, MA

Benchmark Behavioral Solutions ( learn more )

Adams, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2988885
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : February 23, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Benchmark Behavioral Solutions is searching for individuals to work as part of our ABA Autism services team. We offer competitive rates and benefits, flexible schedules, comprehensive training, and ongoing supervision. We are looking for independent and reliable people who are knowledgeable, creative, animated, and can make learning fun.


Position Title
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)


About Benchmark Behavioral Solutions
Benchmark Behavioral Solutions provides effective and individualized direct, consultation, training, and assessment services to parents and caregivers who support children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We use proven concepts firmly rooted in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to target the wide spectrum of behaviors that act as barriers to a child’s success. We believe that in order to reduce problem behavior, you have to teach the appropriate replacement. As such, we have a strong emphasis and focus on using positive reinforcement for skill building.

BenchmarkABA is located in picturesque Berkshire County, Massachusetts at the foot of Mount Greylock. Located less than 3 hours West of Boston and North of New York City, the Berkshires is one of the nation's premier cultural and outdoor destination spots. Berkshire County provides adequate opportunities for the perfect work-life balance; including: museums, theater, music, hiking, skiing, biking, fishing, kayaking, hang gliding, and a multitude of other opportunities for fun and stress relief. In addition, Berkshire county is near the region's premier ABA conference; as well as, NYSABA, VTABA, and MassABA. Offering BCBAs the perfect location for professional development and continuing education.


Position Summary
The BCBA provides home and community-based ABA services to parents and individuals supporting children with Autism. They supervise direct support staff and provide ongoing parent training to increase independence and promote generalization. BCBAs ensure that behaviors targeted for change are meaningful and important to the family and their community and will increase quality of life for those involved.


Employment Status
Full Time, Salaried


Benefits
***Sign On Bonus plus Relocation/Moving Budget***
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Retirement (401K)
  • Health and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Weekly Pay Checks


  • Qualifications
  • Possess a master’s degree
  • Certified as a BCBA and in good standing with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board
  • Two (2) years of experience working in an applied in-home and community setting
  • Acceptance of philosophy and science of behavior analysis
  • Feels comfortable traveling to client homes and providing services in home
  • Feels comfortable supervising behavior technicians and ensuring they are implementing programs correctly
  • Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Successful completion of fingerprint and/or background check


  • Physical Demands and Work Environment
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.


    Benchmark Behavioral Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable. All applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, physical/mental disability, medical condition, military/veteran status, genetic information, marital status, ethnicity, alienage or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.



    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
  • Job Requirements

    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Benchmark Behavioral Solutions
    • 110 Columbia Street
    • First Floor South
    • Adams, Massachusetts 01220
    • Phone: 413-684-8619
    • Fax: 413-684-8619
    • Email: click here

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