Become part of an award winning non-profit team! Below is a list of current career opportunities with Granite State Independent Living. We offer a flexible work environment, a competitive compensation package and the opportunity for professional growth.

We are an equal-opportunity employer, people with disabilities are encouraged to apply, and we prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, marital or family status. We currently have offices in Concord, Keene, Littleton, Manchester, Nashua, Berlin and Dover.

To Apply for an Open Position:  Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to HR@gsil.org.  Please include the job title in the subject line.

Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Here are our current job listings:

Multiple Per Diem Drivers for each of the following locations: Concord, Manchester, Littleton, and Nashua, NH.

Granite State Independent Living (GSIL) seeks per diem drivers to transport persons with disabilities via wheelchair accessible vehicles to social activities, non-emergency medical appointments, meetings and other events.  Additionally, school transportation may be required for a GSIL student program.

Specific (Essential) Responsibilities:

  • Maintain proper licensing training certifications including school bus certificate and medical qualifications as required including defensive driving, passenger assistance, emergency evacuation, and DOT medical card.
  • Pickup, secure, and transport, consumers to and from various appointments and activities.
  • Assist consumers with ground transport from door-to-door including assisting them with outer garments, and objects, as needed.
  • Perform other transportation department related driving such as maintenance trips as may be assigned.
  • Complete and submit trip logs, vehicle inspections reports, expense sheets and other documents in a timely fashion as determined by the Transportation Manager.
  • Report any mechanical or safety issues with company equipment to the transportation coordinator immediately upon discovery.
  • Report any accidents to the transportation coordinator immediately once it is safe to do so.
  • Aid in keeping company vehicles clean and maintained in conjunction with appropriate schedules developed by the Transportation Manager

Other Responsibilities:

  • Participate in general GSIL events and activities.
  • Maintain professional knowledge /skills by reviewing professional literature and attending trainings /workshops.
  • Support and uphold workplace regulations and safety practices.
  • Share newsworthy information appropriately throughout the organization.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned that will increase options for persons with disabilities to live independently in their communities.

Qualifications:

Valid NH driver’s license, a good driving record, clean criminal background check, ability to maintain required logs, working knowledge of highway system in NH. Possess the physical strength and agility to perform the requirements of the job such as operating company vehicles, pushing wheelchairs, assisting individuals with entering and exiting vehicles and securing wheelchairs, scooters and passengers.

Physical/Mental demands:

While performing the duties of this position, the individual may be required to sit, use a computer, a telephone, and other office equipment and to move throughout the building and attend outside meetings. Employee may occasionally need to exert up to 30 pounds of force to lift, carry, push or otherwise move objects.

Granite State Independent Living (GSIL) seeks a per diem driver to transport persons with disabilities via wheelchair accessible vehicles to social activities, non-emergency medical appointments, meetings and other events. Additionally, school transportation may be required for a GSIL student program. GSIL is looking for a per diem drivers in multiple locations throughout the state of NH. Previous driving experience helpful but not required; paid training is provided. Must have a valid NH driver’s license, a good driving record, pass a Motor Vehicle and Criminal Background check, pass a DOT physical, and be able to obtain a NH School Bus Certificate. Must be able to perform other transportation department related driving such as maintenance trips as assigned.


Home Care Attendants (Statewide)

If you are interested in becoming a Home Care Attendant in New Hampshire and providing personal care such as grooming, toileting, bathing, dressing and undressing, transfers to and from wheelchair, range of motion exercises, meal preparation, household chores such as cleaning, shopping and laundry, click on this application link. Please complete (be very specific) so we can get to know you better. We will then call you to discuss open positions in your area. Thank you for your interest in Granite State Independent Living!


Community Support Specialist

GSIL has a 30-hour position open in the Manchester/Concord area.

The Direct Support Staff assists individuals with developmental disabilities to maintain employment and access their communities.

This position requires a high school degree or equivalent. Experience is preferred but we will train the right person.

Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and a dependable car. Must pass a driving and criminal background check. $11.00 per hour plus mileage reimbursement. 80% travel is required.

Please send your resume and cover letter. GSIL is a Work, Life, and Balance Employer.


Transition Specialists
1 Opening in Manchester, NH and 1 Opening in Nashua, NH

Granite State Independent Living (GSIL) is seeking a Lead Transition Specialist to complement our IMPACCT Program which serves at-risk students with disabilities across the state.

Specific (Essential) Responsibilities:

  • Serves as lead instructor of the day-to-day academic activities
  • Oversees the development of the new ELOs (extended learning opportunities) to respond to identified student needs
  • Directs staff in recruitment, intake and progression through the program experience and back to school and other appropriate service
  • Works with Program Administrators and stakeholders (Regional Advisory Group) to continually review and evaluate all aspects of the program – assess process effectiveness and full academic rigor
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining student expectations
  • Provide support to work site activities as needed
  • Completes all the necessary program reports with high quality and in a timely manner

Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to convey a variety of diverse thoughts and ideas to learners of varying academic levels and learning styles
  • Ability to work in dynamic and high stress environment with flexibility and focus
  • Comfort and ability in quick and rapid decision making
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to see the best in all students and assist each in “creating themselves”
  • Knowledge of career development assessment software and processes
  • Knowledge and/or personal or professional experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred
  • Comfort with 1:1 instruction as well as group presentations
  • Demonstrated collaborative skills
  • Knowledge and/or personal or professional experience working with individuals with disabilities preferred
  • Knowledge of special education law, accommodations and modifications as related to IEPs and 504s preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Google Suite including; Google Classroom; Docs; Sheets; Slides; Forms, and Gmail
  • Microsoft Office including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and various templates
  • Working with Database programs

Other Responsibilities:

  • Participate in general GSIL events and activities.
  • Maintain professional knowledge /skills by reviewing professional literature and attending trainings/workshops.
  • Support and uphold workplace regulations and safety practices.
  • Share newsworthy information appropriately throughout the organization.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned that will increase options for persons with disabilities to live independently in their communities.

Qualifications:

  • College graduate preferred
  • Teaching/instruction experience
  • Experience working with adolescents, at-risk youth or high school students with disabilities
  • Ability to drive a 13-passenger vehicle.

Reasonable accommodations will be made available to assist persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Transportation Coordinator/Lead Driver

In this role the candidate will assist with field supervision and training of accessible transportation drivers, as well as providing required trainings and to coordinate preventive maintenance functions on GSIL vehicles with consultation of the Transportation Services Manager.  To provide office support in addition to serving as the Lead Driver. To provide Independent Living Services Coordination to GSIL Transportation consumers.

Responsibilities

  • Work with Transportation Services Manager to oversee pre-trip inspections, operations, and work habits of accessible transportation drivers to ensure reliability of the fleet and driver performance.
  • Work with Transportation Services Manager to ensure driver adherence to safety and performance when operating an agency vehicle.
  • Work with Transportation Services Manager to ensure the training of drivers in vehicle operations and wheelchair securement procedures. Ensure drivers perform within agency guidelines and operating procedures.  Train drivers on pre-trip vehicle inspections and required trip reporting.
  • Assist Transportation Services Manager in driver recruitment, driving assessments, new driver orientation, annual and periodic driver performance reviews.
  • Provide guidance to GSIL drivers during field operations and major transportation activities.
  • Provide Transportation Services Manager with information regarding road conditions and potential problems with operations activities in order to determine plan for alternative transportation services delivery.
  • In cooperation with the Transportation Services Manager, handle communications regarding all types of GSIL transportation requests.
  • As requested by the Transportation Services Manager, schedule vehicles for preventive maintenance and repairs including recordkeeping of all repairs and routine maintenance. Responsible for fleet condition and appearance.
  • Coordinate the Transportation Reimbursement Program (TRP), including consumer contacts, preparing, and tracking paperwork, and submitting final requests for accounts payable. As needed, provide Service Coordination to transportation-only consumers to ensure paperwork and eligibility is completed and understood.
  • Prepare billing sheets to ensure the accurate and timely invoicing of funding sources including fee for service and Medicaid.
  • Assist with the preparation and timely submission of internal and external programmatic reporting.
  • Act as backup to Transportation Services Manager for dispatching drivers and vehicles.
  • Act as backup to Transportation Services Manager for Medicaid Non-Emergency Transportation Program, including vendor relations and appropriate bidding on transportation requests.
  • Assist Transportation Services Manager as requested to ensure consistent program operations; assist in maintenance and growth of the Transportation Program.
  • Meet all requirements of; and act as an Accessible Transportation Van Driver as needed.
  • Maintain proper licensing, training certifications, and medical qualifications as required including defensive driving, passenger assistance and emergency evacuation.
  • Pickup, secure, and transport consumers to and from appointments and activities.  Assist consumers with ground transport door-to-door, including assisting with outer garments as needed.
  • Complete and submit trip logs, vehicle inspections reports, expense sheets and other documents in a timely fashion.
  • Perform Independent Living Services Coordination by providing direct services to consumers to verify and maintain eligibility for transportation programs, including program renewal and documentation.

Other Responsibilities

  • Participate in general GSIL events and activities.
  • Must maintain all the training information and materials to qualify as a trainer.
  • Maintain professional knowledge/skills by reviewing professional literature and attending trainings/workshops.
  • Support and uphold GSIL policies and procedures, workplace regulations and safety practices.
  • Share newsworthy information appropriately throughout the organization.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned that will increase options for persons with disabilities to live independently in their communities.

Education/Training/Experience

High school diploma or GED and minimum of two years-experience as a driver in passenger transportation. Valid NH drivers’ license, clean driving record, and clean criminal background check.  Physical strength and agility to perform the requirements of the job including vehicle operations, pushing wheelchairs, assisting individuals with entering and exiting vehicles and securing wheelchairs, scooters and passengers.  Knowledge of federal and state laws.  Working knowledge of New Hampshire highway system.

Physical /Mental Demands

Physical strength and agility to perform the requirements of the job including vehicle operations, pushing wheelchairs, assisting individuals with entering and exiting vehicles and securing wheelchairs, scooters, and passengers.  This position requires the ability to express or exchange ideas and to comprehend and present detailed and critical information including but not limited to financial information.   Exceptional judgment and creativity are regularly required to evaluate results and make decisions.

Reasonable accommodations will be made available to assist persons with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Part-time Recruiter & Retention Coordinator
Littleton, NH Area

Granite State Independent Living is in need of a part-time (20 hours per week) Recruiter & Retention Coordinator who will be responsible to recruit within the geographic area of Littleton, NH and the surrounding area. This will be achieved through the development of assigned territory recruiting plans for open positions and registry needs , interviewing and assisting consumers to interview candidates, completing new hire paperwork and assisting consumers to complete new hire paperwork, follow along strategies with the new hire applicants to include but not limited to conducting surveys and outreach to new hires, documenting efforts and assessing outcomes in collaboration with the Recruitment and Retention Manager.  This is a part-time position working approximately 20 hours per week.

Qualifications/Transferable skills:

Must have at a minimum one year of recruitment/marketing/sales experience and a minimum of 3 years office experience necessary. Must possess at a minimum of a High School diploma, prefer college experience. Must be a strong communicator with a heart for caring and a sense of urgency to achieve optimal results. Ability and desire to work independently as well as part of a larger team to achieve department staffing goals. This is a fast-paced multi-tasking position that requires excellent organizational and time management skills. Must have demonstrated competency in strategic planning & organizing; have attention to detail; be proficient in Microsoft office suite and data management systems. Must be willing to drive to assigned areas to meet with consumer and/or applicants, for job fairs, advertising, etc., and be willing to provide proof of auto insurance. Will be required to attend bi-weekly meetings as required. Experience recruiting home care attendants is a plus.

Granite State Independent Living (GSIL), a statewide non-profit based in Concord, NH, is a home care and community-based organization dedicated to maximizing independence for individuals with disabilities and/or chronic health care needs. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Please visit us at www.gsil.org. We are a Work Life Balance Employer.

Granite State Independent Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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