Job Description

Job Summary:                                           

The Lead Behavior Technician is responsible for all the clients enrolled in the Early Intervention Program under the direct supervision of a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). The Lead Behavior Technician implements behavior support plans using a range of teaching strategies and data collection methods.  In addition to these responsibilities, the Lead Behavior Technician has (1) a firm understanding of foundational verbal operants/behavior and (2) the ability to implement very diverse Behavior Support Plans quickly and effectively.  The Lead Behavior Technician should be enthusiastic about continued growth in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and passionate about working to change the lives of young children.

Additional Job Duties:

  • Manages PECS Programming Materials (creating/replacing/identifying needs)
  • Assists in managing weekly schedules and attendance
  • Assures the daily Opening/Closing procedures are completed
  • Manages daily classroom schedule and assists with assigning daily staff responsibilities
  • Reviews daily progress notes and submits the notes for billing
  • Identifies when a behavioral crisis is taking place and implements Safety-Care procedures effectively
  • Assists with the maintenance and organization of individual and group classroom materials and programming
  • Completes client data entry and graphing for clients on a weekly basis
  • Participates in bi-weekly meeting with Site Coordinator/Assistant Site Coordinator
  • Demonstrates foundational knowledge of ABA principles and procedures to support the implementation of client behavior support plans


Monday through Friday 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM. Additional administrative hours provided weekly. Afternoon scheduling is based on client needs. Availability M-F until 6:00 PM is required.   

Reports To:

Site Coordinator, Assistant Site Coordinator, and/or Clinical Supervisor


     Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree, 1 year of full-time experience implementing behavioral interventions, or

Associate’s degree, 2 years of full-time experience implementing behavioral interventions, or

High School Diploma and 4 years of full-time experience implementing behavioral interventions


A valid Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification through a BACB approved curriculum is required or eligible within 90 days.


Additional Requirements:

The Lead Behavior Technician must be able to demonstrate that they have strong collaborative skills as they are a part of a team, problem-solving skills that will assist with the success of the child and family, effective people skills as this is a service oriented environment, verbal and written communication skills, and organizational skills that support a multi-tasking position. 

  • Basic computer & internet knowledge; MS Word, Excel
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must have a valid Arizona driver's license and a clean 39-month MVR  
  • CPR and first aid certification
  • Valid fingerprint clearance card
  • Must complete and maintain all RBHA training requirements
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Physical Demands:
  • Lifting up to 30 pounds may be necessary
  • Completing all components of Safety-Care training
  • Push, pull, reach, stoop, and bend
  • Physically assist clients as needed
  • Walking up and down stairs
  • Walking and standing for long periods of time
  • Stamina to play various outdoor games
  • Capability to run short distances
  • Ability to sit on the floor to play games or assist when needed        

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