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:

Attendant Care Worker II – Concord, NH Area

Purpose/General Responsibilities:

In accordance with the vision, mission and values of GSIL, the Attendant Care Worker II is responsible for providing quality assistance to people with disabilities and chronic medical conditions in their own homes with the activities of daily living (such as , but not limited to, eating, dressing, bathing, homemaking and toileting) which may be under the direction of a consumer,  to perform the tasks identified in the care plan as assigned.  The Attendant Care Worker II will follow the consumer’s plan of care. The assistance is provided in the consumer’s home and travel is required.

Specific (Essential) Responsibilities; Direct Care Responsibilities:

Provide direct care services to consumer who may possess an array of disabilities, physical, mental health, behavioral; in accordance with their care plan to include, but not all inclusive, of the following responsibilities:

  • Assist consumers with personal care activities, which may include: bathing, dressing, grooming, as well as bowel and bladder
  • Assist consumers with housekeeping activities, which may include: sweeping, mopping, dusting and general
  • Assist consumers with laundry activities, which may include: washing, drying, folding, and putting away laundry, changing linens, and ironing clothes.
  • Assist consumer with transfers, such as Hoyer lifts and ceiling
  • Assist consumer with meals, which may include: cooking, setting up, assisting with intake of food/hydration, storing meals, and washing
  • Assist consumer with shopping, which may include: grocery shopping, and personal shopping.
  • Provide companionship services to the
  • Provide medication assistance consistent with program
  • Provide wellness support consistent with consumer care

Other Responsibilities:

The Attendant Care Worker II will adhere to the following:

  • Provide on-call coverage, which is defined as the ability to cover open shifts, as needed in accordance with designated work schedule.
  • Provide documentation (such as but limited to: task data, change of status, etc.) in accordance with GSIL policies/ procedures for an array of service models / programs.
  • Must possess reliable transportation, meeting GSIL insurance and safe driving record requirements.
  • Attend mandatory orientations and yearly mandatory in-services.
  • Attend any additional training required to provide a safe, healthy environment for you and consumers
  • Must be willing to work with a variety of consumers as
  • Maintain an upbeat and professional
  • Support and uphold workplace regulations and safety

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Preferred, experience in an array of transfer devices.
  • Preferred, experience in an array of durable medical equipment.
  • Preferred, experience and comfort in supporting persons with physical, cognitive, and/or mental disabilities.
  • Preferred, experience with personal care.
  • Possess effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible to meet the needs of consumers.
  • Must have reliable transportation and must be willing to travel as needed to report to work.
  • Must have a commitment to maintain
  • Must be dependable, responsible, patient and
  • Must be able to maintain professional and appropriate relationships with
  • Must be their own legal guardian.
  • Must be able to perform the duties of the job safely.
  • Sensitivity to the needs of persons who are significantly physically disabled.
  • Willingness to be oriented and trained by an employer with disabilities.
  • Flexibility in terms of tasks performed.
  • Meet the training and experience requirements of the program (i.e.: pass the HC & ACE training)

Multiple Per Diem Drivers for each of the following locations: Concord, NH, Manchester, NH 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!


Lead Driver / Transportation Coordinator

To 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 a Driver.

Specific (Essential) Responsibilities: 

  • 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.
  • 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 record keeping 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.

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 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:  Education and 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.

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