Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Substitute - Workshop Specialist

Job Locations US-OH-Cleveland
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/13/2018 4:00 PM)
Post End Date
# of Openings
Salary Range
Min Salary
USD $13.00/Hr.
Employment & Community Alternatives (ECA)
Specific Facility
Various Locations
Position Reports To
Facility Managers
Work Schedule
Intermittent, on-call schedule depending on assignment. Substitutes are not guaranteed any workhours. Work is scheduled as needed.


In the absence of the full-time employee, Substitutes are asked to assist in the direction and supervision of a group of adults with developmental disabilities in adult activities centers and/or in one or more of our entrepreneurial ventures including retail settings. Heavy lifting may be required at times, and Substitutes are expected to abide by work rules and procedures established by the Cuyahoga County Board of DD. 


Unusual working conditions:  Substitutes may be asked to work flexible hours, and depending on the assignment, they may be asked to work some weekends and some holidays.  Although our Adult Activities Centers are closed in the evening, weekends, and on holidays, we do have some entrepreneurial ventures that are open evenings, weekends, and some holidays.  Please note that Substitutes work intermittent hours, and are considered at-will employees.  There is no guarantee of work as a substitute because the need for substitutes depends of the level of absenteeism of our permanent staff. 


  • Evidence of either a high school diploma or GED certificate of high school equivalence required. 
  • The ability to obtain and maintain the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities certification. 
  • First Aid / CPR certification (all certifications can be obtained upon hire). 
  • Access to reliable transportation is required.
  • Applicants must be able to attend mandatory 2-week orientation and training upon hire. 
  • Valid driver’s license and an excellent driving record may be required depending on assignment.
  • Applicant must apply before the closing date listed below.


SUB HIRE DATES:  Substitutes are hired several times a year.  The next hire date is:  May 14, 2018.  Human Resources stops accepting applications two weeks prior to the hire date.  The position is reposted the following month so we can begin screening for the next hiring session.  The hire is the start of each 2-week mandatory training session.  If you are unable to attend the mandatory PAID training, please do not apply as the training is required for the position.


Posting closing date/time:  April 29, 2018


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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