Residential Assistant

Position Title

Part -Time Residential Assistant - Oscar Berry ALU - J.M. - Home and Community Based Services (HCS) - Lufkin, TX

Position Number

P #737

General Description

The part-time Residential Assistant provides training and care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in a residential environment (Alternate Living Unit).  Work involves supervising day-to-day living activities for all consumers assigned to that unit. The direct-care staff must be able to: perpetuate a harmonious, homelike environment; work with other professional and para-professional staff; daily documentation; and maintaining the ALU in a safe manner.


Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent


Preferred: Must have six (6) months experience working with individuals in a direct care role.


Required: Valid Texas driver's license

Special Requests or Comments

Required: Must be physically able to complete required courses to include but not limited to:  Satori Alternative to Managing Aggression (SAMA), CPR, First Aid, Defensive Driving, Van Driving, and training modules.  Driving record must be insurable by Burke's insurance administrator. Must have the ability to document appropriately and keep detailed records.

Physical Requirements

Required: Sight, hearing, talking, lifting up to 50 pounds, prolonged standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending or kneeling, driving a vehicle, and hand/finger dexterity


Hours and days will vary as needed.


$9.00 an hour