Evergreen Life Services

Area Supervisor

Location

Northwest Louisiana 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.  
 


Job Description
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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