DAVIS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Classified Employee Job Description
Job Title: PARC Program Assistant
Alternate Job Titles:
Lane: 5 (Tentative lane placement until reviewed by Job Consultant)
Job Code Number: 882
Under the general supervision of the Program Manager, the Program Assistant
supervises, supports, and provides training for clients with disabilities so they may be
successful within their work environment.
Job Title: Program Assistant
Jobs Reporting to this Title: None
Supervisor’s Title: Program Manager
Representative Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Program Assistant’s job duties and responsibilities will be assigned from general
program functions and may include any of the following:
1. Supervises clients in assigned work area. Records productivity and personal data.
Ensures quality control of job/contract work.
2. Assists clients in acquiring the skills needed to perform job tasks independently
and successfully. This includes behavioral supports and training as required.
3. Assists clients with indirect job related issues such as: locating and securing
adequate transportation to and from work, social relations, personal hygiene,
motor skills, and other social and personal skill sets.
4. Assists clients with personal problems (may include informal counseling, toilet
assistance, washing clothes, etc).
5. Assists clients in determining the most effective method of accomplishing their
work. This may include, helping identify and modify job activities or work
settings which are needed to enhance their overall performance.
6. Prepares clients for interviews, providing instruction concerning dress, greeting
people, responding to and asking questions. Provides personal assistance required
for successful work experience (i.e. may assist client in shopping for clothing,
contacting transportation when client will not be going to work, etc).
7. Serves as liaison with community businesses, parents/guardians, and other
8. Meets with customer / employer and assists in structuring jobs to meet client
9. Contacts employers in assigned geographical areas to arrange placement of
clients. Presents program to employers and encourages participation; discusses
backgrounds of clients and makes placement recommendations; provides
information regarding specific certifications and other employer incentives.
10. Provides necessary follow-up on assigned placements of clients. Stays well
informed and frequently communicates with program manager and customers /
employers to ensure quality work is being performed by client.
11. Meets with program manager to review client progress and potential barriers.
12. Assumes responsibility of adhering to company policies and core expectations.
This includes maintaining clean work area and actively participating in staff
meetings, training seminars, and other required events.
13. Encourages and facilitates integration of the client with co-workers to build
professional and appropriate relationships.
14. Accurately writes program reports, contract records and other required documents
and ensures they are completed in a timely manner and in accordance with
15. Establishes and maintains an individual service file for all assigned clients.
Implements an ongoing data-collection system for each. Takes notes on client
performance and problems. Records IPP / IEP related data and ensures that IPP /
IEP objectives are accomplished.
16. Serves as a member of the client’s IPP / IEP Team. Evaluates clients using
assessment form and gathers baseline data for development of IPP / IEPs.
17. Assigns clients to work area after consideration of production requirements, client
personalities, disability, and IPP / IEPs. Adjust workload and retrains clients as
18. Completes special projects and miscellaneous assignments as required.
1. Administers client’s health needs for the job (medication, oxygen tanks, etc).
2. Assists client in personal cleanup after urine or feces accident.
3. May be required to drive personal vehicle to alternate work sites, which may also
include transporting clients.
4. Assists with bus duty. Includes riding the bus with clients from home-to-
5. Becomes knowledgeable of various tools / equipment to be utilized for specific
job tasks (such as: tape guns, pallet jacks, cleaning equipment, etc). Ensures
adherence to safety standards when utilizing these tools.
6. Assists with receiving job / contract materials. Organizes and inventories.
Advises supervisor when additional supplies are required.
7. Prepares and ships packages.
8. Chaperons and assists with dances and other center activities.
9. Receives telephone calls from parents to discuss concerns about clients.
This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may
be required to be performed by an incumbent in this job. Incumbents are required to
perform other related functions as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education,
knowledge and experiences requirements; the machines, tools, and equipment used; and
any licenses or certifications required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Requirements – Not limited to the following:
1. Physical ability to perform the essential functions listed above with or
without reasonable accommodation.
2. Physical, mental and emotional requirements will be developed when
needed for purposes of reasonable accommodation.
Note: This list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is
not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with requirements of the
High school diploma or equivalent education and/or experience.
Knowledge and Ability:
1. Ability to interact positively with individuals with disabilities.
Licenses / Certifications:
1. None required.
Machines, Tools & Equipment Used:
1. Various commercial project and customer service related equipment.
2. Personal automobile.