Evergreen Life Services

Area Supervisior

Location

West Kentucky Division

Type

Full Time

  

Our mission is to serve, provide for, and champion individuals with disabilities.  Evergreen Life Services (ELS) is a charitable, non-profit organization that provides a full range of professional services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Founded in the 1950s, today we are proud to serve more than 1,100 individuals with disabilities in 8 states. 

 Working at Evergreen Life Services isn’t just a job; it’s a rewarding career.  Whether you provide direct care in our adult day care or in a group home, or you serve in a support or corporate office role, you will be an important part of the Evergreen team.

If you are looking for a place where you can make a difference, at Evergreen Life Services you will change lives.   Every employee is a valuable part of the team because, at Evergreen, everyone matters.  

 

Position Description: Area Supervisor  

FSLA Classification: Exempt

Reports To: State Executive Director  

Created: January 4, 2014

Revised: January 12, 2021

 

Job Summary

The Area Supervisor (AS) is responsible for overseeing operations of the divisional office.

 

Essential Job Functions

 

·         Interviews prospective individuals served and their families 

·         Coordinates the expansion of current programs and supports and with the development of new services/supports.

·         Promotes community acceptance and support through participation in community activities or liaison efforts with other agencies or entities.

·         Abides by all policies and support, procedures, regulations and guidelines for safety, quality assurance and general corporate oversight.

·         Works cooperatively with the home, state, and division offices. 

·         Assists with specialized training of staff members as required by Evergreen and local, state, and federal agencies.

·         Monitors cost plans to make sure that each facility is operating within budget. 

·         Assist in the annual preparation of the budget for assigned area. 

·         Oversees and monitors the work of other administrative staff.

·         Functions as the administrator on call.

·         Provides technical assistance to administrative staff.

·         Monitors timesheets, mileage sheets and daily schedules of staff.

·         Functions as a case manager for assigned individuals served as needed. 

·         Develops, prepares, and monitors individual support plans according to the guidelines of the applicable state agency or any entity that  provides regulatory oversight.

·         Coordinates and arranges appointments, meetings and other administrative matters on behalf of supported individuals served or staff members. 

·         Assists in a supportive role for the individual served and his/her family and works with local and state agencies on behalf of assigned individuals served. 

 

Qualifications/Experience/Job Knowledge

·         Bachelor's degree preferred.

·         At least one (1) year of experience working in the field of developmental and intellectual disabilities. 

·         Two (2) years of administrative responsibility with at least one (1) in a supervisory role.

·         Has at least two (2) years of experience of case management responsibility in an organization that serves individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. 

·         Combination of education and experience will be considered.  

·         Completes all required state training within time period set forth in state guidelines.

·         Working knowledge of federal and state guidelines related to relevant program(s).  

·         Working knowledge of computers, Windows 7, Microsoft Office Suite, and aptitude to learn other 

Computer programs.

 

Supervisory Requirements

·         Will supervise 

 

 

Physical Requirements

·         Constantly moves about to coordinate work

·         Regularly works in fast pace environment with multiple task deadlines

·         Regularly moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds 

·         Occasionally exposed to viruses and infectious conditions

·         Constantly alert and observant during working hours

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities or a medical condition to perform the essential functions.

 

Special Requirements

·         May be required to attend seminar or job-related training courses.

·         Must have understanding, patience, and tact in dealing with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

·         Must have the ability to maintain good working relationships with Evergreen staff and with contacts from other agencies or entities.

·         Must be able to prioritize work tasks.

 

Employment Variables 

 

Must have a good driving record which meets the minimum requirements for Evergreen and reliable transportation. Must pass drug screen and criminal background check. • May be asked to work some evenings when required. 

 

Working Environment

General office environment.

 

Company Website: evergreenls.org

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