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Updated as of 11.15.2018

CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE: The Customer Service Representative position within our Community Services in Licking County is responsible for performing general office functions such as typing filing, faxing, etc. Perform program intake and provide assistance to our clients and the community.  Responsible to collect and verify all required information and enter it into various systems.  Must be able to work with and be sensitive to the needs of low income, elderly and/or minority clients.  Answer multi-line phone system and take accurate messages. Candidate will have good verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to perform mathematical computations.  Able to work flexible hours to meet business needs.  Able to lift up to 50 pounds.

The successful candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Preference will be given to candidates with 1-2+ years’ experience within the customer service environment.  Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License and provide proof of auto insurance. Must be able to sign a non-conviction statement, and complete various background checks including a pre-employment drug screen. Salary: $9.81 – $11.76 per hour.

HEALTH & NUTRITION MANAGER: This full time position with our Head Start/Early Head Start Program is responsible for ensuring that the health and nutritional needs of all children are being met; ensures completion of follow-up on individual children as needed. Provides related mandated Child Care Licensing trainings as required for staff. Meets with parents/guardians as needed, especially for health exceptionalities, allergies and medication administrations. Ensures newborn home visits are conducted on all Early Head Start babies and their mother. Ensures that CACFP documentation is completed, collected and inputted for the Ohio Department of Education.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and/or licensure in the nursing field with experience in pediatrics.  Preference will be given to a Register Nurse. A minimum two years’ experience working with children ages zero through five and a diverse group of parents/guardians.  Head Start/ Early Head Start experience preferred. Must submit to a background check, including BCI and FBI Criminal Records, Federal and State Sex Offender registries and the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System and be eligible for employment as required by ODJFS. Must possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License, provide proof of auto insurance and have a clean driving record for work related driving.   Must complete a pre-employment physical examination and drug screening. Salary range $16.67 – $21.80 per hour.

ASSISTANT TEACHER-Full Time: We have full time positions with our Newark, Delaware and Marysville Head Start/Early Head Start Centers. Please specify location when applying. This position is responsible to assist the classroom teacher in providing a successful, safe, and supervised educational setting for the children while they are in the Head Start environment (classroom, outdoor play area, and field trips). To assist the classroom teacher in promoting the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of Head Start children.  To provide frequent contact with the families of the Head Start children in the classroom and at home.  To assist the classroom teacher with keeping accurate written notes to help develop individualized goals for the children, provide on-going assessment and successful transition into Kindergarten.

The successful candidate must have an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.  Preference will be given to applicants with Pre-K certification or licensure. Applicant must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License, proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record for work related driving.  Must be able to sign a non-conviction statement, complete a background check and a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Salary range: $9.66 – $14.09/hour depending upon degree and license.

FOOD SERVICE AID: This part time position (20 hours) assembles and delivers healthy meals to Head Start/Early Head Start Centers in Licking County.  Ability to lift and load food carriers from floor to van.  Ability to maintain high level of daily repetitive motion with arms and hands.  Ability to stand and walk for most of the day.  Basic knowledge of food preparation and kitchen sanitation.

The qualified candidate will have a High School Diploma or equivalent.  Applicant must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License, proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record for work related driving.  Must be able to sign a non-conviction statement, complete a background check, and a pre-employment physical and drug screen.  Salary is $9.48 per hour.

WEATHERIZATION TECHNICIAN: The Technician with our Community Services Division in Licking County is responsible to perform work on homes as outlined in the work order according to specific program standards. Complete any home repairs and weatherization as needed for each job. Perform general activities involving insulation, air sealing, glass and plexi-glass cutting, frame building, painting, and other duties as assigned. Perform general warehousing activities involving loading and unloading of vehicles, sorting and stocking of materials, equipment, and other related duties. Must be able to climb ladders, work in tight quarters and unclean conditions at times.  Must be able to stand for eight hours per day. Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions. Must be able to work with and be sensitive to the needs of low-income, elderly and/or minority residents.

Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and experience and/or training in construction trade, home weatherization or related. Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License and provide proof of auto insurance. Must be able to sign a non-conviction statement,  complete various background checks and a pre-employment drug screen.

LEADS, Inc. offers medical, dental, vision insurance benefits, a 403(b) retirement plan, Life and AD&D insurance, tuition reimbursement, and generous time off benefits to full time employees. To apply for the above position, please send a résumé and cover letter to LEADS Inc., ATTN: Human Resource Director, 159 Wilson Street, Newark, OH 43055, via email at leadshr@leadscaa.org or by fax at (740) 345-9549.  LEADS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.