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HDC Employment Opportunities

Employees of the Handicapped Development Center provide supports and services to individuals with disabilities at home, at work, and in the community. We are always looking for qualified people to join our team. The list below contains all the jobs currently available.

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See what our current employee’s are saying about career opportunities with growth.

“HDC has provided me with advancement opportunities which will lead me to a successful career with the organization.” Keyandra Harrington
“HDC worked to provide me with the information I needed to know about a Case Manager position, and what it would entail. When there was an opening I applied and was given the opportunity to be a Case Manager. I really enjoy working for a company that challenges me and gives me opportunities to grow within the organization.” Chelsea Carter
“I have found a job that has given me purpose and meaning. I have found a career and place with HDC.” Ashley Bowling

 

“Without a doubt I knew moving from being a staff into a supervisory role is what I needed to continue to blossom and achieve furthering my career. I have loved the journey thus far, and I am proud to say HDC is my employer. I look forward to continuing to succeed, achieve, grow and be happy.” Destany Metcalf

JOB OPENINGS

Week of November 18th, 2019

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Shift Supervisor- 3rd Shift

The Handicapped Development Center is currently looking for individuals who:

 

  • Are caring and passionate about their work
  • Will advocate on behalf of the individuals we serve
  • Who want to work in a health care/social service field

Some benefits we offer:

  • Relaxed atmosphere
  • Health, vision and dental for full-time employees
  • Paid time off
  • Casual dress
  • Hands on training
Full-time 3rd shift position to provide supervision, scheduling and support to residential ICF/ID staff. This position also provides personal care of the residents. Previous experience in ID/DD setting and supervision required. Schedule will include some weekends and holidays. Will be required to have the ability to lift 50lbs.  HS Diploma or GED required

Check out our Job Preview Video to gain a real perspective of what joining our mission looks like: https://youtu.be/0OzpGy-LOBQ

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Receptionist- Part Time

We have one part-time position responsible for answering phones, greeting visitors, typing, and performing related office duties.

Hours will be:
Tuesday, Thursday 4:30 pm-8:00 pm and Saturday 1:00 pm-8:00 pm

Check out our Job Preview Video to gain a real perspective of what joining our mission looks like: https://youtu.be/0OzpGy-LOBQ

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Instructor

This full-time 1st shift M-F, 7:30 AM-4:00 PM, position is responsible for guiding, supervising and implementing classroom instruction and activities for individual and group programming. Will be required to have the ability to lift
50lbs. Previous experience with ID/DD preferred. Preferred candidate will have valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation. Ability to use basic computer programs (Microsoft Office suite) to complete electronic documentation and basic computer functions. HS diploma or GED required.

Check out our Job Preview Video to gain a real perspective of what joining our mission looks like: https://youtu.be/0OzpGy-LOBQ

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Day Hab Instructor

Full-time 1st shift, Monday-Friday position to plan and implement activities and provide training in classroom and production settings for individuals with disabilities. Will be required to have the ability to lift 50lbs. Previous experience with ID/DD preferred. Must have valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation. HS diploma or GED required.

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Dietary Aide

This is a full-time position, hours are 8:00 am-6:30 pm. Shift will be four, ten hour days with every other weekend. Position is responsible for some food preparation, following guidelines and techniques, maintaining cleanliness and other duties as assigned. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

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Maintenance Technician

This full-time 1ST shift position (7:00-3:30pm), Monday-Friday work schedule. Performs a variety of duties in and around the building and grounds, makes necessary repairs and equipment, and performs daily check of buildings and equipment. Rarely will assume “on call” status for emergency building/equipment situations.

 

Must have general knowledge and experience in all areas of maintenance as well as valid driver’s license & auto insurance. HS diploma or GED required.

Check out our Job Preview Video to gain a real perspective of what joining our mission looks like: https://youtu.be/0OzpGy-LOBQ

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Certified Medication Aide

The Personal Independence program is seeking a Full-Time Certified Medication Aide to work 1st shift, Monday-Friday from 7:30 am-4:00 pm. Under the direction of the Program Director, this position works with licensed nurses and provides day to day care of participants.

Position gives medications, follows medication treatment and charting, and knows residents and reactions to medications. Position will follow and abide by all guidelines.

Must have 60 hour certified nurse aide course and medication administration course in the State of Iowa.

Check out our Job Preview Video to gain a real perspective of what joining our mission looks like: https://youtu.be/0OzpGy-LOBQ

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Cook

Do you like to cook? Do you like the option to be creative in the kitchen? Would you like to be part of a team that is more than just flipping burgers and calling out orders?

Would you like to work a 4 day work week and have every other weekend off, plus you’ll get access to great benefits?

HDC is looking for a cook at our Residential Center. Hours are 8:00 am-6:30 pm, you will work a 4 day work week and have every other weekend off. Come join a team that plays a part in making a difference in individual’s lives by preparing nutritious meals, keeping a clean and organized work area, and we offer the opportunity to have fun while you are at it. As a full time employee you will have access to great benefits like vacation time, sick time and others. See full job description below.

Check out our Job Preview Video to gain a real perspective of what joining our mission looks like: https://youtu.be/0OzpGy-LOBQ

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Cook Part-Time

Do you like to cook? Do you like the option to be creative in the kitchen? Would you like to be part of a team that is more than just flipping burgers and calling out orders?

HDC is looking for a part-time cook at our Residential Center. Hours are 2:00 pm-6:30 pm, requiring every other weekend. Come join a team that plays a part in making a difference in individual’s lives by preparing nutritious meals, keeping a clean and organized work area, and we offer the opportunity to have fun while you are at it.

$10.00/hr.

Check out our Job Preview Video to gain a real perspective of what joining our mission looks like: https://youtu.be/0OzpGy-LOBQ

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Job Coach

The Handicapped Development Center is currently looking for individuals who:

 

  • Are caring and passionate about their work
  • Will advocate on behalf of the individuals we serve
  • Who want to work in a health care/social service field

Some benefits we offer:

  • Relaxed atmosphere
  • Health, vision and dental for full-time employees
  • Paid time off
  • Casual dress
  • Hands on training

This is a full time position and will need to have early morning availability. Assist adult persons with disabilities to successful gain and hold employment. Job coaches work with individuals on job development, on-site training, and provide transportation to worksites. Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, current auto insurance and HS Diploma or GED required. Will be required to have the ability to lift 50lbs.

Check out our Job Preview Video to gain a real perspective of what joining our mission looks like: https://youtu.be/0OzpGy-LOBQ

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Resident Counselor

Are you looking for a full time position where you can make a difference? HDC has an employment opportunity as a Resident Counselor where you work an average of 15 days a month, work in a relaxed home setting, and help individuals succeed, achieve, grow and be happy. 

Resident Counselors help individuals with daily living skills like personal care, cooking and community outings. As a Resident Counselor you will get to become an important part of the individual’s lives, also you will gain patience and sharpen your problem solving skills.

As a full time employee you will have access to health benefits, vacation time and other benefits.

Must be able to work rotating 2nd shift/overnight and every other weekend schedule. Will be required to have the ability to lift 50 lbs. HS Diploma or GED required. Must have valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation.

Typical 2 week rotating schedule:

Week 1

Monday 4:00p.m. – 8:30a.m.
Tuesday 4:00p.m. – 8:30a.m.
Wednesday OFF
Thursday OFF
Friday 4:00p.m. THROUGH Monday 8:30a.m.

Week 2
Monday OFF
Tuesday OFF
Wednesday 4:00p.m. – 8:30a.m.
Thursday 4:00p.m. – 8:30a.m.
Friday – OFF
Saturday – OFF
Sunday – OFF

Check out our Job Preview Video to gain a real perspective of what joining our mission looks like: https://youtu.be/0OzpGy-LOBQ

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Direct Support Professional

Are you looking for a part time job where you can earn a paycheck and have fun while you are doing it? HDC is looking for candidates for our Direct Support Professional roles.

In this role you will get to know different individuals and visit different homes. Spend time going on community outings and help with household duties. You will be a positive role model and guide individuals in their day to day behaviors.   

Candidates need to be self-motivated and able to work independently. HS Diploma or GED required. Must have valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

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Program Lead 2

The Handicapped Development Center is currently looking for individuals who:

 

  • Are caring and passionate about their work
  • Will advocate on behalf of the individuals we serve
  • Who want to work in a health care/social service field

Some benefits we offer:

  • Relaxed atmosphere
  • Health, vision and dental for full-time employees
  • Paid time off
  • Casual dress
  • Hands on training

Full time position to plan, prepare, implement and monitor Individual Program Plans and activities for assigned individuals. Schedule consists of 2nd shift hours of 1:00 pm-9:30 pm shift and every other weekend. Will be responsible for training new staff and current staff on new programs. Will be responsible for planning community activities. Must have valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation. Will be required to have the ability to lift 50 lbs. HS diploma or GED required. Check out our Job Preview Video to gain a real perspective of what joining our mission looks like: https://youtu.be/0OzpGy-LOBQ

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Resident Assistant- Opening for High School Students

If you are looking to get away from the typical after school job pushing carts or dropping fries HDC just might be the fit for you.

HDC is looking for High School students who are outgoing, creative and have a desire to help people. We offer a Resident Assistant position where you will get hands on training and learn valuable skills that you will be able to take with you. You will work directly with residents providing them with personal care and helping them learn new skills.

No uniforms here, this is a casual environment where we like residents to feel at home.

Hours will consist of 2nd shift and 1st or 2nd on weekends.

Wage is: $8.75

Check out our Job Preview Video to gain a real perspective of what joining our mission looks like: https://youtu.be/0OzpGy-LOBQ

 

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Resident Aide

Interested in joining the medical field, but worried you don’t have the experience? HDC has a perfect position for you in a Resident Aide role, no C.N.A. required.

As a Resident Aide you will learn hands on skills to help residents with everything from personal care to helping them learn skills. This role will offer you an opportunity to become part of these individual’s lives and make a personal connection with them.

Come join a team where you will be valued and have the chance to make a difference. Work full time or part time. We have full-time1st (6:00 am-2:30 pm), 2nd (2:00 pm-10:30 pm), 3rd (10:00 pm-6:30 am) and part –time 1st, 2nd & 3rd shift positions. Pay differential for 2nd and 3rd shifts, plus weekends. You will only work two weekends a month and some holidays. Will be required to have the ability to lift 50lbs.

 

Check out our Job Preview Video to gain a real perspective of what joining our mission looks like: https://youtu.be/0OzpGy-LOBQ

 

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LPN/RN Full Time or Part Time

The Handicapped Development Center is currently looking for individuals who:

• Are caring and passionate about their work • Will advocate on behalf of the individuals we serve • Who want to work in a health care/social service field Some benefits we offer: • Relaxed atmosphere • Health, vision and dental for full-time employees • Paid time off • Casual dress • Hands on training

LPN/RN: Full-time 2nd & 3rd shift and part-time.  Responsible for a caseload of residents to monitor and develop health care plans, pass medications, admit/discharge residents and perform resident assessments as needed in a relaxed residential setting. Must have Iowa License. Will be required to have the ability to lift 50lbs. Check out our Job Preview Video to gain a real perspective of what joining our mission looks like: https://youtu.be/0OzpGy-LOBQ

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Personal Independence and Residential Center Instructor

The Handicapped Development Center is currently looking for individuals who:

  • Are caring and passionate about their work

  • Will advocate on behalf of the individuals we serve

  • Who want to work in a health care/social service field

Some benefits we offer:

  • Relaxed atmosphere

  • Health, vision and dental for full-time employees

  • Paid time off

  • Casual dress

  • Hands on training

If these are things that interest you please look at our Personal Independence and Residential Center Instructor position:

Full-time 1st shift, requiring every other weekend working 2nd shift and no holidays, position responsible for guiding, instructing and supervising a caseload of individuals with developmental disabilities. Instructors implement classroom instruction and activities for individual and group programming. Responsibilities also include daily personal care of participants. Will be required to have the ability to lift 50lbs. HS Diploma or GED required.

Check out our Job Preview Video to gain a real perspective of what joining our mission looks like: https://youtu.be/0OzpGy-LOBQ

Apply Online Today

HDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For additional information about the available positions or how to apply, please call the Human Resources Manager, Hilary Spengler, at (563) 391-4834.

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At HDC we provide:
•Entry level to professional positions
•Full and part time positions with flexible scheduling
•Advancement opportunities
•Challenging and rewarding work
•A chance to make a difference in someone’s life
Benefits for full-time positions
(some part-time positions are eligible for leave and retirement options):
•Health, dental and vision Insurance
•Paid vacation leave, sick leave and personal days
•Paid holidays or compensation for holidays worked
•Retirement
•Group life insurance, and disability
•Employee recognition programs

If you are unable to apply online please email hdcapps@hdcmail.org for a downloadable application

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