Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Community Integration and Employment Specialist (Retail)

1 month ago(12/20/2017 6:00 AM)
# of Openings
Salary Range
SEIU/AS Pay Range 2 **
Min Salary
USD $29,200.00/Yr.
Employment & Community Alternatives (ECA)
Max Salary
USD $64,240.00/Yr.
Specific Facility
Just-A-Buck Store in Cuyahoga County.
Position Reports To
Employment Services Supervisors and Retail Store Managers
Work Schedule
8 hours day / 12 months / Temporary through ~ January 2020.


The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities is seeking four (4) full-time Community Integration and Employment Specialists (CIES) to supervise, direct, and train individuals with developmental disabilities in our Just-A-Buck retail stores in Parma and South Euclid, Ohio. The nature of work will include, but is not limited to the following: 

  • Provide training, direction, supervision, and other supports to individuals in various settings. Activities can be one-on-one or in groups.  Training can involve social skills, work skills, volunteer skills and various other types of skills and behavior training.
  • Work cooperatively and communicate with other CCBDD staff members, family members and others to ensure execution of the individuals’ ISPs.
  • Ensure that assignments are completed in accordance with the specifications of the assignment. Ensure proper record-keeping and compliance with safety and other legal requirements.
  • May be required to participate in assessment of individuals. Will provide help and encouragement to them in achieving their goals and objectives; encourage individuals to make decisions which will satisfy their wants and needs.  Will promote “good life” activities and promote a positive culture and positive relationships with all interactions and activities.
  • Document individual’s progress and goals and other related paperwork. May participate in conferences.
  • Provide behavioral supports according to the individual’s plan.
  • Assist in assessment and selection of individuals for various assignments. Determine the capabilities of individuals for specific assignments using assessment tools.
  • Give and/or apply prescribed oral or topical medications to individuals. Perform necessary medical procedures, when delegated to do so by site nurse and as required by individuals.



  • Heavy lifting may be required at times.
  • Transportation of individuals in CCBDD or personal vehicles may be required.
  • Second shift work hours and flexible scheduled hours, including weekends and holidays, will be required as this is a Retail operation.
  • Will be asked to work at both retail locations as needed.
  • Position is full-time, but temporary through approximately January 2020. 



  • Low cost major medical insurance.
  • Free dental, vision, and life insurance.
  • Paid time off (vacation, sick and personal leave).
  • Paid holidays (over a dozen each year).
  • Professional Leave Days.
  • Ohio Public Employee Retirement System contributions.


** Pay Schedule:  The actual starting salary is dictated by the SEIU Bargaining Unit Agreement.  The range posted is the full range for the position, not the starting salaries for new hires..


  • High school diploma or GED certificate of high school equivalence;
  • Applicants must have either one year of experience working with adults with developmental disabilities; or experience working in a retail setting; or one year of college
  • Applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a CPR/First Aid certification required for the position.**
  • Applicants must be able to obtain and maintain the Ohio Department of DD (DODD) certification required for the position **.
  • Applicants must be able to complete the 8 hours of mandatory training noted in OAC 5123:2-2-01 immediately upon hire.**
  • Applicants must have a valid state of Ohio driver's license and an excellent, insurable, driving record.

** Training and Certification will occur immediately following hire.  It is not necessary to have these items to be considered. 



Posting Expires:  Open until filled.  Anticipating January 2018 start date.



Equal Opportunity StatementAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information about the law, click here:  EEO Information


- The Cuyahoga County Board of DD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

- Individuals who may need assistance with the application process should contact Human Resources.

- All Job tentative offers are made with the understanding that prospective new employees pass a drug test and background check prior to being hired. 


Questions about the application process?  Review answers to our FAQs here: FAQS and How to Contact H.R.





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