Supported Employment Specialist
(HS Specialist I)
Community Support Services
Salary: $3924 - $4504/month (DOE) with Excellent Benefits
Yamhill County has approximately 109,000 residents and is a very desirable place to live in the heart of the Willamette Valley wine country. Yamhill County is home to Linfield University and Chemeketa Community College in McMinnville and George Fox University and Portland Community College in Newberg. Yamhill County is centrally located in the Willamette Valley, within close proximity to the Oregon Coast, the Portland and Salem metropolitan areas, and the Oregon Cascade Mountains. Wide varieties of indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities are available. We have the benefits, appeal and superior quality of life found in a small town community, while enjoying active social and cultural lifestyles found in larger metropolitan areas.
The Supported Employment Specialist
This is a regular, full time position for a Supported Employment Specialist (HS Specialist I) to work as part of the Community Support Services (CSS) program serving individuals with serious mental illness and/or co-occurring mental health and addictions challenges. The Supported Employment Specialist will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide supported employment services for adults with serious mental illness (SMI) as outlined in the Individual Placement and Support model of employment services. Visit https://osece.org/ to learn more about the model. For more information, please see the attached job description.
Health coverage - Group medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage is available for the entire family. For the 2020- 2021 plan year, the County will pay 98% of the monthly premium and employees will pay 2% ($34.89 per month) for the
Base Plan. With this plan, employees are eligible for a $100 a month contribution into an HRA VEBA account. Buy-up plans are also available.
Retirement - PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) contribution is 100% employer funded, which includes both
contribution to PERS pension and IAP accounts (IAP contribution is 6% of salary).
Short-Term Disability – 100% County paid.
Life insurance - $10,000 for employee/$2,000 for spouse and children – 100% County Paid.
Vacation/Sick Leave - Flexible Earned Time (FET) is a combination of vacation and sick leave. To start, employees earn 13 hours per month and future accruals increase based on years of service. After a year of service and depending on FET balance, employees may sell-back up to 40 hours of FET per year.
Yamhill County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All qualified applicants
are encouraged to apply. A completed County application is required. Applicants are considered for employment
based on their qualifications without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national
origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other factor prohibited by law or
regulation. Veterans are encouraged to apply. In order to receive Veterans’ Preference Points, please be sure to
submit the required Veterans Hiring Preference Form.