Job Coach - Work Therapy Technician

State of Minnesota Willmar, MN
Job Details

Job Class: Work Therapy TechnicianWorking Title: Job Coach

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 06/13/2018

Closing Date: 06/20/2018

Hiring Agency: Department of Human Services

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

Work Shift: Rotating Shift

Work Hours: Varies

Days of Work: Varies

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $16.14- $21.85 /hourly

Job Class Option: None

Classified Status: Classified

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

Job Summary

In this role you will work in both the community, in house settings, and will also be responsible for assisting work sites to meet Department of Labor, MN State Licensing, and CARF Standards. As a Work Therapy Technician you'll work under the supervision of the Rehabilitation Therapist Supervisor to help assist in the design of and implementing training in both habilitative and vocational programs. As a Work Therapy Technician you will support services for persons with developmental disabilities or related conditions to increase and develop skills along with helping to decrease their dependencies.


Minimum Qualifications

* Minimum of one year experience implementing training programs for individuals who have a developmental disability, mental illness, chemical dependency, and/or physical disability.

* Maintain a valid Driver's License.

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

Click "Apply" at the bottom of this page. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.

If you have questions about the position, contact Jeffrey Schimschock at

If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate and the Job posting ID#/24471to Zong Vang at by the position close date.

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 or 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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