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Job Title: Behavior Technician

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated and compassionate Behavior Technician to join our team. The Behavior Technician will work under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) to implement behavior intervention plans and provide direct one-on-one therapy to individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. The ideal candidate will have experience working with children and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Implement behavior intervention plans developed by the BCBA
  • Provide direct one-on-one therapy to individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities
  • Collect and record data on client progress and behavior
  • Assist with parent training and education
  • Collaborate with the BCBA and other team members to develop and modify treatment plans
  • Attend regular team meetings and training sessions


  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, education, or related field
  • Experience working with children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to learn and implement new techniques and strategies
  • Reliable transportation and willingness to travel to client homes and other locations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working as a Behavior Technician or similar role
  • Board Certified Autism Technician (BCAT) certification
  • Experience with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy
  • Experience with data collection and analysis

Physical Demands: The Behavior Technician may be required to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, sit or stand for extended periods of time, and engage in physical activities with clients.

Salary and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, paid time off, and professional development opportunities.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Behavior Technician

What is the best way to find and hire a Behavior Technician near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Behavior Technician applicants. Employers posting their Behavior Technician job on Indeed get about 17 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Behavior Technician applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Behavior Technician are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 10 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 18 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Behavior Technician positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Behavior Technician role?
SMS has 99% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Behavior Technician job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Behavior Technicians are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 196% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Behavior Technician applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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