Behavior Technician

Anchor Academy (AKA Consulting, Inc.) is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced behavior technician to provide direct, applied behavior analysis services to young clients primarily diagnosed with autism.

Current listing is for 30+ hours per week in our center-based program with additional hours required in the afternoon for some clients (in-clinic, in-home, and community). Regular clinic hours are M-F 7:40 am to 1:15 pm,  After school and in-home availability between 2-6 pm, plus weekly team meetings.

Job duties include:

  • Implementing behavior analytic programs in areas such as learner readiness, communication, self-help, social & play skills. 

  • Collecting data to track progress

  • Managing challenging behaviors 

  • Communicating effectively with supervisors, other staff, and parents

  • Adhering to BACB® professional and ethical compliance code 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree (preferred) in behavior analysis, education or psychology. 

  • Registered as a Behavior Analysis Interventionist with the State of Oregon (RBAI) - preferred

  • Registered Behavior Technician® credential (RBT) - preferred

  • Ability to successfully complete and maintain certification in Safety Care®(training is provided by employer)

  • Pass a criminal history background check (this is completed through the state and includes fingerprinting)

  • One year or more of experience implementing ABA-based interventions with individuals with autism or other developmental disabilities - preferred

  • Ability to meet physical requirements (below)

  • Ability to communicate effectively (both spoken and written)

  • Ability to accept feedback from supervisors and a willingness to learn

  • Ability to make a minimum one-year commitment

  • A drivers license, reliable transportation, and current auto insurance 

  • Ability to travel across the Portland metro area

  • Three professional references


Physical Requirements:

  • Healthy and able to lift and carry at least 50 lbs. and participate in activities such as walking, running, standing, sitting, bending, reaching.

  • Position involves playing and interacting with clients on the floor, outdoors, or in settings where the furniture is child-size. 

  • Visual acuity and ability to read and understand written information across different mediums (paper, electronic devices)

  • Auditory perception and ability to discriminate both high and low volume levels, understand and respond to oral communication from others (facing toward as well as away from you), and ability to perceive subtle errors in speech of clients

  • Wear personal protective equipment including a face mask for extended periods of time across the day


Employee Benefits:

  • Paid vacation and sick leave

  • Medical insurance (full-time employees) 

  • Dental

  • Voluntary benefits

  • 401k

  • BACB® supervision for individuals pursuing the BCBA® or BCaBA® credential

  • Reimbursed state and national licensing/certification/registration fees


If you meet these qualifications and are interested, please email your resume

and fill out our employment interest form