Careers with TuscBDD


Rewarding Careers

A career in public service with TuscBDD presents an opportunity to make a difference in the community. We currently employ 109 individuals, offering a variety of staff, managerial and professional positions. Please take a moment to review our current open positions to see what employment opportunities are available. Qualified persons should refer to individual job postings for the application process.

TuscBDD Employee Benefits

The Tuscarawas County Board of Developmental Disabilities recognizes that offering a comprehensive benefits package is important to our employees. Our healthcare plan is designed to protect employees and their families against financial hardship in the event of a serious illness or injury. We also have a wellness program which encourages employees to take an active part in their own health and wellness. We offer the following:

  • Medical Insurance (Family and Single)
  • Dental Insurance (Family and Single)
  • Vision Insurance Free to employee (Family available for additional cost)
  • $20,000 Life and AD&D Insurance Free to employee (Additional Employee and Family coverage available; cost is based on age of persons covered)
  • 125 Plan (Premium Reduction) available for the purchase of insurance with pre-tax dollars
  • Flexible Spending Account available to set aside pre-tax dollars for unreimbursed medical expenses (up to $2000 per year) and/or dependent care expenses (up to $5000 per year)
  • Supplemental Insurance plans available for short-term disability, long-term disability, accident, cancer, cardiac and intensive care
  • OPERS Retirement System (for all employees except teaching staff) or STRS Retirement System (for teaching staff)
  • Deferred compensation programs available through the Ohio Public Employee plan and the County Commissioners of Ohio Plan
  • Holidays Ten paid holidays are provided each year. They include the following: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans' Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
  • Savings bonds may be purchased through payroll deduction
  • Direct deposit of paychecks is optional
  • Sick Leave – Accrues at the equivalent of 15 days per year
  • Personal Leave – Three days per year (9 month staff) or four days per year (12 Month staff)
  • Vacation Leave (12 month staff only) – Two weeks after one year, then accrues at the rate of two weeks per year for years 1 – 6, three weeks per year for years 6-12, four weeks per year for years 12-22, and five weeks per year after 22 years
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine provided at no cost to employee at employee's option
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – 24-hour confidential assistance with personal issues
  • Wellness Program – Optional incentive program to encourage good health habits
  • YMCA Membership – Corporate discount available if paid through payroll deduction

Note - Persons wishing to apply for employment with a local provider agency must fill out an application from that provider agency. TuscBDD applications are for TuscBDD positions only.


Current Openings

Early Intervention Specialist
Under direct supervision of the Starlight School Principal: provides developmental evaluation and assessment to determine eligibility, assists with IFSP development and provides evidence-based early intervention services to eligible children and families in accordance with Federal Part C rules and regulations and the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities.
Behavior Support Specialist RBT
Under the direct supervision of the Starlight School Principal: conducts behavior assessments and develops behavioral strategies for implementation in Starlight School and homes. Monitors and reviews all behavior documentation. Provides technical training and assistance to TuscBDD staff regarding implementation of behavioral strategies.