Commonly asked questions about employment

Staff Newsletter- Spring 2016

How many employees work for Community Entry Services?

CES employs approximately 225 staff.

What types of jobs are available at CES?

The Community Living Program is the largest program. This program provides services 16 hours per day, each week day and 24 hours per day on the weekends; thus, this program employs more staff than the day program. The positions associated with the community living program are called Direct Support Professionals with a duty roster specific for the Community Living Program. These positions start at $10.75 or $11 per hour depending on the shift worked.  The day program provides services 8 hours per day, 5 days per week. The positions associated with the day program are also called Direct Support Professionals, with a duty roster specific for the Community Employment and Integration Program. These positions pay $10 per hour.  (The Jackson Hole location has a slightly different pay scale.)

What are typical working hours?

Shifts vary. The Community Employment and Integration Trainer positions consist of daytime hours during the week. Most of these positions are filled with internal applicants. The Community Living Trainer positions consist of evening hours, weekend hours, or nighttime hours. This is the area where there is the biggest need for employees. Each home is staffed Monday through Friday from 4:00 p.m. – midnight and midnight – 8:00 a.m. with 24 hour coverage on the weekends. There are a variety of staffing patterns used at the sites to ensure adequate supervision for the individuals living in each home. Most homes have more than one staff person on shift during waking hours.

Does CES offer benefits?

All full time positions are eligible for benefits. The benefit package includes the following:

Health, Vision and Dental Insurance – Employee only coverage – employee portion is  115.50/mo. (2014) Dependent coverage available for an additional fee.

Life Insurance – Free for the employee

Vacation Benefits – approximately 10 days per year

Sick Leave Benefits – approximately 8 days per year

8 Paid Holidays or time and a half for all hours worked on the holiday

Retirement Benefits – 401(k) matching program with eligibility available after 1 year of employment

Corporate rates at Teton Courts in Riverton and Anytime Fitness Center in Lander.

What qualifications do I need to work at CES?

For entry level positions you need a High School Diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license, and a desire to work with people. You must also pass a background screening, including reference checks, Division of Criminal Investigation screening, FBI screening, Dept. of Transportation screening and a Dept. of Family Services screening. We provide training after you are hired.

How do I apply?

Complete an application and turn it in at one of our four Wyoming locations.

Application for Employment

Click on the image below to download a printable application for employment.  Completed information may be faxed to Community Entry Services.acrobat

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