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Behavior Modification Asst

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State Of Minnesota Cambridge , MN 55008

Posted 4 months ago

Job Details

Job Class: Behavior Modification Assistant

Working Title: Direct Care Behavior Specialist

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 09/06/2018

Closing Date: 09/13/2018

Hiring Agency: Department of Human Services

Division/Unit: Direct Care and Treatment Services/Community Based Services

Work Shift/Work Hours: Vary

Days of Work: Vary

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $17.25 - $ 23.88 /hourly

Job Class Option: None

Classified Status: Classified

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

Job Summary

These positions are located in Cambridge, MN.

This announcement will be used to permanent a full-time vacancy. Shifts are rotating (day/evening).

The Behavior Modification Assistant (BMA) is responsible for assisting in assessing individual's needs by performing direct care duties, developing and implementing residential and habilitation support plans with goals and methods. Communicating with team members and other agencies, evaluating and documenting out-comes, and maintaining or modifying the plan and performing related work as required.

The BMA serves as a principal provider of behavior modification services to the work site team. Similar and/or related private-sector's job titles: Human Services Technician (HST), Direct Support Professional (DSP) Mental Health Worker, Direct Support Professional, Behavior Technician II, Mental Health Caregiver, and DSP-Caregiver.


Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify you must have:

  • knowledge of behavior modification theory/techniques sufficient to design and/or implement behavior management components of treatment plans;

  • knowledge of developmental disabilities and behavior problems sufficient to understand the physical and psychological limitations they put on human development;

  • knowledge of therapeutic intervention techniques sufficient to control aggressive or violent behavior

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications:

One year of work experience related to minimum qualifications listed below.

Additional Requirements

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

Application Details

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.

How to Apply

Most State selection processes utilize a resume-based screening process. You will be contacted by agency staff if your background best matches the selection criteria on this job posting.

To apply for this position, click the APPLY box found at the bottom of this job announcement. For additional information about the State's selection process, go to

If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.

For additional information about the application process, go to


If you have questions about the positions in Cambridge, please contact David Ruth at

If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate to Zong Vang at

If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Human Services' ADA Coordinator at 651-431-4945 for assistance.


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email Please indicate what assistance you need.

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Behavior Modification Asst

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State Of Minnesota