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Developmental Disabilities Service Coordinator (HS Specialist I)
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Yamhill County | McMinnville, OR
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Job Description

Developmental Disabilities Services Coordinator

(HS Specialist I)

Salary: $3668 - $4209month ( DOE) with Excellent Benefits

Job #DD20-011

Recruitment closes March 4, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.



Our Community

Yamhill County has approximately 102,000 residents and is a very desirable place to live in the heart of the Willamette Valley wine country. Yamhill County is home to Linfield College and Chemeketa Community College in McMinnville and George Fox University and Portland Community College in Newberg. Yamhill County is centrally located in the Willamette Valley, within close proximity to the Oregon Coast, the Portland and Salem metropolitan areas, and the Oregon Cascade Mountains. Wide varieties of indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities are available. We have the benefits, appeal and superior quality of life found in a small town community, while enjoying active social and cultural lifestyles found in larger metropolitan areas.


The DD Services Coordinator

There is one regular, full-time position available in DD Services to provide case management for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Responsibilities include case management, needs assessment and documentation, developing and monitoring individualized support plans (ISPs), team facilitation and problem-solving, and providing consumers with information about available services..


The Benefits

Health coverage - Group medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage for the entire family. For the 2019-20 plan year, the County pays 99% of the monthly premium and employees pay 1% ($15.90 per month) for the Base Plan. With this plan, employees are eligible for a $100 a month contribution into an HRA VEBA account. Buy-up plans are also available.

Retirement - PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) contribution is 100% employer funded, which includes both contribution to PERS pension and IAP accounts (IAP contribution is 6% of salary).

Short-Term Disability – 100% County paid

Life insurance - $6,000 for employee/$2,000 for spouse and children – 100% County Paid.

Vacation/Sick Leave - Flexible Earned Time (FET) is a combination of vacation and sick leave. To start, you will earn 12.38 hours per month and future accruals increase based on years of service. After a year of service and depending on FET balance, employees may sell-back up to 40 hours of FET per year.


The Qualifications

The position requires a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or education and two years’ experience in a human services field, preferably with the DD population or a high school diploma and five years’ work/relevant experience in human services. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which ensures the ability to perform the work may substitute for the above. Basic knowledge of the public system for DD services in Oregon is preferred. A valid license to drive in Oregon, proof of auto insurance, and an acceptable driving record are required. Must pass a criminal history background check.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have excellent skills in organization, paperwork management, and communication – both verbally and in writing, in addition to typing and computer proficiency. The successful candidate will be dependable, organized, self-directed, detail-oriented, and possess the ability to interact with co-workers, clients, and the public in a courteous, professional manner. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated listening and other skills which help clients feel comfortable sharing information and good public relations and team facilitation skills. Fluency in both English and Spanish is preferred.


In order to qualify for most HHS positions, applicants:

**Must not be excluded from participation in federal health care programs (Medicaid, Medicare, and other federally-funded programs that provide health benefits); and

**Must not be excluded from participation in federal procurement (Federal Acquisition Regulation) and nonprocurement activities (Executive Order No. 12549).

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of this classification with or without accommodation.


Yamhill County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.  A completed county application is required. Applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to race, religions, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other factor prohibited by law or regulation. Veterans are encouraged to apply. In order to receive Veterans’ Preference Points, please be sure to submit the required Veterans Hiring Preference Form.




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