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Oconomowoc Residential Programs Kitchen Assistant in Lafayette, Indiana


SUPERVISION: Kitchen Supervisor

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS LISTED BUT NOT LIMITED TO: Helping prep all meals and snacks, Clean kitchen and utensils, put away deliveries.


  • Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to implement agency-approved physical intervention techniques as trained by T.C. Harris with the ability to manage students up to 150 pounds frequently and in excess of 200 pounds occasionally.

  • Bending, twisting, reaching, lifting, walking, standing, running, squatting, and bilateral manual dexterity to perform as described above. This requires you to be able to go from a standing, knelling or crouching position into a sitting position without assistance while possibly restraining a student.

  • Ability to supervise, monitor and effectively communicate with students in a variety of communication styles and abilities.

  • Ability to stay awake during assigned shifts.

  • Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to use good judgment, make quick decisions in the moment, and use good problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to stay alert during working hours.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, students, guardians, case managers and other external contacts both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to understand written and oral direction and to read, write, and understand English.

  • Ability to accurately and legibly complete all required documentation.

  • Ability to maintain self-composure and self-control while managing students’ aggressive behavior and in chaotic and tense situations.

  • Ability and willingness to implement approved de-escalation and intervention techniques as trained by the company.

  • Requires the ability to accompany, participate with and supervise students on community outings to zoos, parks, swimming pools, trampoline park, etc..

  • Working/Environmental Conditions:

  • Fast pace and may sometimes be noisy or distracting.

  • Some work areas are not air-conditioned. While you are primarily indoors in temperature-controlled spaces, occasionally work

is performed outdoors.

    1. Students' behavior can be offensive or obtrusive and may require physical intervention.
  • Machines, Equipment, and Tools Which May Be Used:

  • Home electronics-type equipment (television, VCR, stereo, etc.)

  • Phone

  • Walkie-talkie

  • Copy machine

  • Gait belt or other similar medical equipment (including digital blood pressure cuff & thermometer

  • Motor vehicle

  • Bathroom equipment (shower, toilet, hairdryer etc.)

  • Computer (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Exposures:

  • Risk of exposure to blood or other body fluids

  • You will have available PPE and protocols in place to protect yourself, other staff and students. Training will also be provided on these standard precautions.

  • No reasonably anticipated exposure to hazardous equipment, assorted chemicals, gases, vapors, or other pollutants but cleaning chemicals are available upon request.

  • Must have G.E.D. or high school diploma.

  • Must pass all background checks required by DCS.

  • Must have a valid Indiana Drivers License

We are an equal opportunity employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.


ID: 2020-13466

Shift: 1st and 2nd

External Company Name: TC Harris

External Company URL:

Street: 3700 Rome Drive