New Ulm Chamber of Commerce

EON: Direct Support Professional

Job Description
General Responsibility: To implement and coordinate support services to the highest degree in order that persons served might be interdependent members and active participants within the community. To focus efforts on the role of consulting and mediating to facilitate realization of dreams and aspirations.

Benefit Category: Hourly/non-exempt. See Personnel Policies for further clarification and benefits.

Hours Worked: May be full or part-time; hours are primarily scheduled during mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends and/or overnights. The specific number and times of scheduled hours will be set upon hiring. The DSP may request a change in hours. The CSS may approve and/or mandate a change in hours based on program and individual needs. All persons in this position will be expected to work weekends and holidays.


Qualifications: A high level of sensitivity to the needs of individuals with disabilities. Ability to exercise flexibility and assertiveness, have a positive work ethic, and manage crisis situations effectively and problem solve. Must be able to work without direct supervision.
Must also be able to meet the following qualifications:
  1. Possess a valid driver’s license and meet qualifiers to be insured by EON Inc.’s vehicle insurance provider.
  2. Must not be disqualified by appropriate criminal background studies.
  3. Complete all orientation and training needs as written in policy.
  4. Meet the physical requirements as outlined in this position description and physical assessment form.  (pushing/pulling, lifting, bending etc.).
  5. Possess good oral and written communication skills and organizational skills.
Able to read and write in English.



 
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