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Student Behavioral Assistant

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Exam #: OC-61023
Title: Student Behavioral Assistant
Deadline: August 26, 2022 5:00pm
Exam Date/Time: October 22, 2022 8:30am
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This is a specialized custodial position in the Board of Cooperative Educational Services, responsible for applying crisis intervention techniques in intensive management classrooms.  Intensive management classrooms, as opposed to other special education classrooms, service students who have failed other services or have been referred from placements such as psychiatric or juvenile facilities.  The employee serves as a resource to the teacher for crisis intervention and one-on-one contact with students with emotional disabilities and/or autism.  Employees will receive mandatory specialized training and examination to learn skills to deal with crisis intervention and keep students safe, including physical intervention techniques.  The employee reports directly to and works under the general supervision of the classroom teacher and the Special Education Supervisor. 

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements on or before the date of the written exam: 


  1. Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college with an Associate’s degree (or completion of 60 college credits), OR,
  1. Two (2) years paid full time or its part time equivalent* experience involving the supervision, counseling or instruction of students in a school facility, institution or agency devoted to the care, education, rehabilitation or detention of children; OR,
  1. Two (2) years paid full time or its part time equivalent* experience responsible for the protection of people or property in a position such as Police Officer, Security Specialist or Military Police; OR,
  1. Any equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.

Special Requirements:

If you are appointed you will be required to have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.

Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test for employment with Monroe County Government.

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