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Thank you for your interest in working at Starkey Inc. We have a variety of positions available for individuals who have a passion for assisting individuals with disabilities in living, learning and working in our community.

All positions at Starkey offer a competitive wage, excellent benefits and a positive work environment. Starkey offers an extensive training program and a variety of employment benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, enrollment in the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS) and discounts on memberships to the YMCA and Sam's Club.

To apply, click here for an online application.

Those applying in person should go to the human resources and training center for Starkey Inc.at 7011 W. Central, Suite 125, Wichita.

Openings are updated weekly.

Here are the current openings (2/27/15):


Director of Facilities and Transportation Services

Seeking an individual to direct and oversee daily responsibilities within the Transportation, Fleet Maintenance, Facilities Maintenance and Information  Technology departments. Responsibilities will include assisting in the design, development and completion of new building and major renovation projects. Minimum of five (5) years management or supervisory experience. Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study required.


Work Trainer/Truck Driver

Work Trainers are responsible for teaching people with intellectual disabilities to become as independent as possible. They help persons served meet their person-centered goals by providing individualized training to complete subcontract work in a production setting. The position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license with a good driving record. The position is full-time, Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Substitute Bus Driver

Bus Drivers are responsible for providing safe, reliable, and courteous transportation for individuals receiving services at Starkey. The position requires a high school diploma or equivalent. A valid driver’s license with a commercial driver’s license (CDL) endorsement and a good driving record is also required.


Community Living Floater

Community Living Floaters are responsible for teaching people with intellectual disabilities to become as independent as possible in their community setting. They provide support with household responsibilities, medication administration, budgeting, personal care, and other individual needs. They take much consideration in providing individualized services for each person served while teaching them to make good choices, be good citizens and meaningful members of their community. They work in various community living settings filling in for staff absences or vacant positions. The position requires six months experience working with people with intellectual disabilities at Starkey or one year experience working with people with intellectual disabilities. The position also requires a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.


Accounts Receivable

Seeking an individual to support the finance department. Responsibilities will include processing purchase orders, client payroll, account analysis, and transportation data entry. Will provide back up receptionist support to administrative office. High school diploma or GED. Minimum of two years accounting experience, preferably in accounts receivable and Microsoft Word & Excel spreadsheet experience. Candidate must be able to multi-task, have high degree of accuracy, and good organization and communication skills. 


Behavior Support Specialist-Gateway Program

This position is responsible for training, supervising, supporting and ensuring the safety of individuals with disabilities in a day program. This position will focus on supporting individuals with significant challenging behaviors who cannot be successfully supported by a more traditional staffing level. Starting pay $10.70 to $11.45. High School Diploma or GED, valid driver’s license, and a good driving record are required. Two years of experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or mental illness preferred.


Community Living Supervisor

This position is responsible for directly supervising staff and operations within the Supervised Living Program. High School Diploma or GED, valid driver’s license, and one year of experience working with persons who have intellectual disabilities required. Previous supervisory experience preferred.


Work Trainer

Work Trainers are responsible for teaching people with intellectual disabilities to become as independent as possible. They help persons served meet their person-centered goals by providing individualized training to complete subcontract work in a production setting. The position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license with a good driving record. The position is full-time, Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Program Trainer

Program Trainers are responsible for teaching people with intellectual disabilities to become as independent as possible. They help persons served meet their person-centered goals by providing individualized training with self-care, daily living skills, self advocacy, communication, and other skills in both community and center-based settings. They take much consideration in providing individualized services for each person served while teaching them to make good choices, be good citizens and meaningful members of their community. The position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license with a good driving record. The position is full-time, Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Maintenance Technician

This position is responsible for performing general repairs to Community Living homes, main facility and grounds. Work directly with the Director of Facilities/Construction with the day to day operation of maintenance. Personnel will make recommendations to contact outside vendors if repairs cannot be made internally and follow-up to verify completion. High School Diploma or GED, valid driver’s license, and three years of experience in maintenance and general repair required.



Community Living Trainer (full-time & part-time)
Community Living Trainers are responsible for teaching people with intellectual disabilities to become as independent as possible in their community setting. They provide support with household responsibilities, medication administration, budgeting, personal care, and other individual needs. They take much consideration in providing individualized services for each person served while teaching them to make good choices, be good citizens and meaningful members of their community. The position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid driver's license with a good driving record.

Listed below are examples of some of our full-time and part-time shifts:

Full-Time Positions: 7 days on/7 days off - Traditional
Staff works 7 days on and then has 7 days off. With this schedule, staff is required to stay in the house overnight. The overnight stays are non-paid because the staff is allowed sleep time and provided with their own private bedroom. Below is an example of a schedule:

Fri

Sat

Sun

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thurs

Fri

7a-11p

7a-10p

6a-8:30a

6a-8:30a

6a-8:30a

6a-8:30a

6a-8:30a

3:30p-11p

3:30p-10p

3:30p-10p

3:30p-10p

3:30p-10p

*this schedule is only an example and the hours may vary dependent upon the needs of the house

7 days on/7 days off - 2nd shift
Staff works 7 days on and then has 7 days off. With this schedule, staff is not required to stay in the house overnight. Below is an example of a schedule:

Fri

Sat

Sun

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thurs

2p-11p

8a-11p

8a-11p

2p-12a

2p-12a

2p-12a

2p-12a

*this schedule is only an example and the hours may vary dependent upon the needs of the house

7 days on/7 days off - 3rd shift
Staff works 3rd shift for 7 days on and then has 7 days off. Below is an example of a schedule:

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Sun

Mon

Tues

Wed

9p-9:30a

9p-9:30a

9p-8a

9p-8a

11p-9a

11p-9a

11p-9a

*this schedule is only an example and the hours may vary dependent upon the needs of the house

Weekend Support

Sat

Sun

9a-9p

9a-9p

*this schedule is only an example and the hours may vary dependent upon the needs of the house


 

For information on open positions, call Human Resources at (316) 512-4139.

 

Starkey's programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), which reviews health and human services.
Starkey, Inc., founded in 1930, is the oldest community-based nonprofit in Sedgwick County, Kansas, serving individuals with intellectual disabilities. Through its business services, employment, recycling, residential, life enrichment and case management programs, Starkey creates possibility in the lives of 520 people with disabilities.
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