Residential Assistant

Position Title

Residential Assistant - Rushwood ALU - B.E. - Home & Community-Based Services (HCS) - Lufkin, TX


Position Number

P #321

General Description

The 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.  Must have a driving record insurable by Burke's insurance administrator. Must have the ability to document appropriately and keep detailed records.

Physical Requirements

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


Monday - Thursday; 10:30 p.m. - 8:30 a.m.


$20,800 annually