Part-Time Autism Behavior Technician - East Valley

Mesa, AZ
Part Time
Mid Level

LOOKING FOR A CAREER IN APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (ABA)?

Join AZA United, a 2021 Arizona Top Workplace winner, known around the valley as a community-based organization that provides compassionate and life-changing care for individuals with autism.

Arizona Autism United is a leading nonprofit community organization seeking experienced and passionate Behavior Technicians for our ABA Treatment East Valley Clinic in Mesa. While the majority of work will occur in the clinic setting, additional work with an assigned clinic client might also occur in a home setting. This is a part-time position with a pay range of $19-26 per hour (depending on experience).  In addition, this role will receive an additional $4.00/hour as a 2022 bonus for all work conducted the rest of this year. 

Behavior Technicians work under the direction of a Licensed Behavior Analyst (BCBA) providing high quality clinic-based ABA programs for children with autism. Applicants must have an RBT certification or similar experience with direct care for multiple children with autism.

This position includes extensive training, ongoing professional development, competitive pay, and raises every six months! AZA United also provides a fantastic career path for staff who are on the BCBA path! 

Qualifications

  • Applicants must be available either Monday - Friday from 2:45pm-6:15pm OR Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:25pm-6:15 pm
  • Applicants must have an RBT certification OR similar experience with direct care for multiple children with autism.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old. 
  • Must be able to pass required background checks, TB Test, and other required tests and screenings.

Perks & Benefits 

  • 401k Retirement Plan with matching
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Ongoing training and career development (see additional details below)
  • Paid drive time
  • Enrollment in a robust employee assistance program (EAP) and more!

Training

One of the things Behavior Technicians tend to look for when evaluating different employers is training and professional development.  This is an area where AZA United goes above and beyond.  To begin, every new Behavior Technician spends 2 weeks completing a hands-on paid training program at out East Valley Center, which is our model for ABA excellence, and we want every ABA Therapist to have the opportunity to learn in that environment, surrounded by peers and seasoned BCBAs.  All Behavior Technicians participate in a monthly virtual professional development seminar hosted by our senior ABA staff members, and all of that is paid time for you as well.  Ultimately, the feedback we most consistently receive from our Behavior Technicians is that they feel supported and mentored by our senior staff, which comes in part from monthly supervision and oversight sessions with our BCBAs as well as hands-on training for each new client. 

Career Development 

The role of Behavior Technician is an excellent way to launch or expand your career in the field of autism treatment.  If you don’t already have it, our team will provide all the training and supervision you need to become nationally certified as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT).  If you want to stay in the field of ABA therapy long-term, we offer an in-house mentoring program and career path to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).   

If you plan to explore other autism treatment fields in the future, this experience will serve you well in many roles including speech therapist, psychologist, special education teacher, etc.  We have many other clinical services and professionals at AZA United that collaborate with our ABA team to provide interdisciplinary care for families, so everyone is always learning and improving treatment quality for the kids.  Most of all, we make sure ABA therapy is always tons of fun for kids and staff, because there’s nothing more rewarding than doing something you love! 

More About AZA United 

  • For more than 15 years, AZA United has been one of the state’s premier autism organizations.  In addition to ABA Therapy, we also provide speech and occupational therapy, diagnostic evaluations, counseling and more

  • In 2021, AZA United was named a Top Arizona Workplace winner because we provide a collaborative work environment focused on transparent communication, teamwork and professional growth. 

  • AZA United has the highest level of accreditation from the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE), which evaluates ABA therapy companies for best practices in treatment quality and staff support. 

  • To learn more about AZA United, visit our website or check out our Glassdoor page.  You can also check out this page:  Why Work for AZA United? 

  • To learn more about why great people choose to work at AZA United, please visit:   https://www.azaunited.org/whyaza.

Ready to get started?  Join our team and change some lives...including yours! 

Autism knows no race, religion, gender, or identity.  We need and value diversity and inclusion in our workforce in order to fully support our families.  AZA United welcomes applicants of any race, age, religion, gender, identity or any other aspect which makes you unique. 

 

 

 

 

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