About the Behavior Technician Position

We are looking for a dedicated and compassionate behavior technician to join our team. Behavior Technicians are responsible for assisting behavior analysts to implement behavior reduction and skill acquisition treatment plans. The candidate will assist patients with day to day activities, monitor their behavior, record and collect data on patients' progress, and communicate with clients. You will provide support to the individuals that we serve in our homes and/or in the community. Other duties may include clerical and administrative duties.

Our ideal candidate is an energetic professional with experience in supporting people with achieving their goals and outcomes. The ability to work as a member of a team, complete task as instructed, receptive to new ideas, and problem solve. Have a belief that everyone can and must have an opportunity to learn and grow regardless of their disability.

To be successful in this role, you will display a compassionate nature, empathy and discretion in your work. You should have excellent communication and time management skills and be able to develop and maintain relationships with clients, supervisors and colleagues. Prior experience in a behavioral health setting is advantageous.

Behavior Technician requirements are, but not limited to:

  • Experience in supporting people with disabilities.
  • Valid Drivers License.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Auto insurance.
  • Reliable Transportation.
  • At least 18 years of age.

  • Behavior Technician responsibilities are:

  • Provide direct care to clients in a one-on-one or group therapy setting to implement skill acquisition and behavior reduction treatments as directed by the supervisor.
  • Collect and record data on patient behavior.
  • Collaborate and communicate and assist with the training of clients, parents and staff.
  • Provide a safe and supportive environment for patients and family.
  • Assist and support people with maintaining their health and well-being.
  • Assist and support people with utilizing their community and its resources.
  • Assist and support people with their direct services and making informed choices.
  • Provide a safe and supportive environment for patients and family.
  • Be an advocate for people with disabilities educating the community on how to interact with individuals who have disabilities.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Complete a 40-hour training program (conducted by a certified BACB) based on the RBT Task List.
  • Pass the RBT Competency Assessment administered by a certified BACB.
  • Willing to travel within a 25 – 30 mile range



  • Provide information to team members obtained from meeting and assessments concerning the dreams, goals, strengths, and needs of the people you will support.
  • Instruct people on strategies designed to help them achieve their goals and realize their personal outcomes. In both informal and formal settings, document the results for future use in determining progress in reaching set goals.
  • Assist patients with managing their finances, maintenance and protection of personal belongings, arranging for transportation, and how to be active in the community.
  • Assist patients with maintaining their homes, yards, and vehicles in compliance with health, safety, and company standards.
  • Support patients with personal appearance to include education on hygiene and grooming.


  • Monitor and document health information continuously so that complete and accurate patient information is available in case of an emergency.
  • Assist patients with administering their medications, scheduling/attending appointments, and understanding instructions given by health care providers.
  • Meet patients' nutritional needs by encouraging them to eat healthy, follow dietary restrictions set forth by their physician, and prepare meals set in place by their dietician as needed.


  • Be sure to adhere to scheduled work hours. If an emergency occurs (accident, hospitalization, death in family), notify your supervisor prior to your work shift.
  • Maintain patients' and workplace confidentiality.
  • Employees will abide by all Shine Light policies and procedures.
  • Employees will maintain a positive and professional attitude when interacting with patients, employees, and persons employed by Shine Light.
  • In an effort to ensure the health, welfare, and safety of our people keep an open line of communication between co-workers, supervisors, and other necessary individuals.
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned on a case to case basis