Location: Any FIREFLY office location, Ontario

Department: Child and Youth Development Services

Employment Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: Mid-level

Compensation: $63,672 to $78,309 depending on education and experience

FIREFLY is seeking a full-time Board Certified Behavioural Analyst to work in any FIREFLY location. Reporting to the Clinical Manager, you will provide behaviour analytical services and clinical oversight of ABA Therapists. You will also be responsible for the development, monitoring, and evaluation of behaviour programs for children with Autism Spectrum DIsorder (ASD).

Key Job Functions:

  • Develop, monitor, and evaluate behaviour programs for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Oversee quality assurance, including the provison of staff training, evaluation and contribution to program development
  • Develop programming based on initial and ongoing assessments. Review and modify programming as needed
  • Maintain documentation as per college guidelines and FIREFLY policies and procedures
  • Advocate on behalf of client for service, equipment and funding
  • Work collaboratively with community based service providers and agencies to meet identified needs and enhance delivery of care. Act as a resource for FIREFLY staff and community agencies
  • Extensive travel required

Education/Experience/Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Masters Degree in Behaviour Analysis or Psychology is required
  • Certification with the Behaviour Analysts Certification Board is preferred, certification in progress will be considered
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience training and/or supervising others to provide behaviour analytics is required
  • Demonstrated competency in deliver and oversight of behaviour assessment and treatment for children and youth with ASD
  • Advanced knowledge of autism, developmental disabilities and clinical assessment tools are required
  • Ability to write clinical reports summarizing client strengths, needs, and recommendations
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize data
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both official languages is an asset
  • Engagement in the leadership work of the agency is required
  • Exceptional communication and engagement skills and experience with children and youth with developmental concerns and/or ASD and their families
  • Superior interpersonal skills coupled with experience working as a member of a diverse and collaborative team
  • Requires the ability to travel between service delivery sites in both urban and rural settings
  • Ability to work creatively with clients both individually and in group settings
  • Sensitivity to the needs of parents/caregivers and the ability to support and involve them in programming
  • Good communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license

Conditions of Employment:

  • The ability to manage a reasonable workload; effective priority-setting and follow-up
  • Role model the vision and values of the Agency
  • Value the concept of teamwork and ability to work independently
  • Ability to deal with conflict, mediate and problem solve
  • Quality of work to meet or exceed Agency specifications
  • Vulnerable Sector Screen with Criminal Reference check that is free of any offenses
  • Must respect and actively promote health and safety policies of the Agency
  • Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by start date

Benefits of working at FIREFLY:

  • Pension Plan (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan HOOPP)
  • Vacation entitlement starting at  4 weeks per year
  • Paid sick leave accrued monthly up to a maximum of 30 days
  • Wellness Days (3 total per fiscal year)
  • Community Service and Cultural Days (3 total per fiscal year)
  • Excellent benefit plan with coverage including health, dental, vision, life insurance and critical illness with 100% of the premiums paid by FIREFLY
  • Short and long term disability coverage
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A supportive team and great workplace culture

The position is open until filled.


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