Are you a professional looking to expand your career horizons? Would you like to know that your work truly makes a difference in the world? At Voices for Independence, we are improving lives every day. Every department at VFI helps support our mission of empowering people with disabilities and promoting independent living.
Voices For Independence, a nationally recognized Center For Independent Living, proudly serving people with disabilities throughout 27 counties in Pennsylvania, is seeking a detail-oriented, self-starter, to work in our Home Modifications Department. This position will be based out of VFI’s Erie, PA office. Weekly travel will be reimbursed by the company when company vehicles are unavailable. Daily travel is expected but travel does NOT usually consist of overnight or weekend travel.
Responsibilities of the job include:
-Evaluating consumer needs for home modifications
-Conducting feasibility analysis and incorporating consumer input into various home modification designs
-Coordinating pickup/delivery and transport of donated accessible equipment
-Schedule and implement installation procedures
-Maintaining inventory controls
-Identify appropriate contractor(s) for propose scope-of-work
-Enforce program requirements of the PA Office of Long-term Living
Job qualifications include:
-General experience in contracting/construction (carpentry, plumbing, electrical, etc.) preferred
-Must be at least 18 years of age
-Reliable transportation and a valid PA license to operate a motor vehicle is required
-Must pass all required clearances (Act 33/34, FBI background check, MA fraud check – employer paid)
-Must complete 2-step TB testing and attend 2-day new hire training (employer paid)
Experience with persons with disabilities is not required but is strongly encouraged.
-Paid Time Off (PTO)
-Employee’s medical health plan paid by the employer (Highmark and UPMC plans available)
-Employee and family dental & vision plans paid by the employer
-Life insurance, short-term, and other disability insurance available
Job Type: Full-time
Physical Setting: Office & Remote Work-from-Home
Schedule: 8-hour day shift, Monday through Friday
The mission of Voices For Independence is to empower people with disabilities and promote independent living. Voices for Independence is an equal opportunity employer. Everyone is encouraged to apply, including those with disabilities and/or Veterans.
Apply today to join our growing team!