Career Opportunity: Behavior Technician

Behavior Technician Job Description


A Behavior Technician (BT), also known as a Registered Behavior Technician, RBT, or ABA Therapist, works 1-1 with young children on the autism spectrum to support skill development, under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). This hybrid role requires providing services both in-center at our Lakewood location as well as in the client’s home.



  • Hybrid: In the client’s home and the Lakewood clinic (13949 W. Colfax Ave. Lakewood, CO 80401)



  • $20-25/hour for billable time with salaried roles for advanced RBT positions
  • $17/hour for training and non-billable time (approximately 10% of weekly hours)
  • $500 training completion bonus
  • Paid training upon hire and continually throughout the year. You do not need to be certified to start this position!
  • Benefits
    • Quality health insurance: medical, dental and vision plans
    • A company 401k after 1 year of employment
    • Paid time off: 10 company holidays for full-time employees + 15 paid time off days for vacation or sick time (following 3-6 months of tenure)
    • Unlimited unpaid, planned time off
    • A “Time for You” program to take extra time off work when you need it
    • Short term disability
  • Daytime weekday hours (shifts occur Monday-Friday between 8am-6pm)
  • Opportunities for career exploration in Behavior Analysis, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, and other roles
  • 30 hours per week guaranteed for full-time employees. Most RBTs work 32-38 hours per week.
  • Opportunity for promotions, raises, and/or bonuses based on performance at standardized 3 or 6 month intervals.
  • A center-based setting with hands-on support from masters and doctoral-level clinicians.
  • Free supervision for graduate students working toward BCBA certification/licensure.
  • Clinical Placement available for SLP and OT graduate students.
  • Implement a play-based form of ABA. You’ll practice the most evidence-based form of ABA for young children, the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM)
  • On-site rapid Covid testing for all employees. Never scramble around for a rapid test again!
  • A culture that cares about you and your growth! Shout outs, boo-yahs, and staff appreciations for your hard work!
  • Quarterly all-staff professional development days
  • Bi-monthly staff lunches
  • A team that is deeply invested in care quality for kids



  • Provide 1:1 direct intervention for children 2-6 years old in a center-based setting based on developmentally appropriate, naturalistic ABA therapy
  • Follow the intervention plans developed by clinicians in the fields of Behavior Analysts, Speech, and Occupational Therapy 
  • Collaborate with each client’s team of Behavior Analysts, SLPs, and OTs to provide high quality support for your clients
  • Work closely with the RBT team to provide continuity of care between providers
  • Actively engage in ongoing training and professional development opportunities
  • Build relationships and connect with mentors in a wide variety of fields
  • Build meaningful and professional relationships with families; communicate and share progress with them on a regular basis
  • Receive ongoing feedback, coaching and professional development from your BCBA to improve and grow your practice and skills



  • Minimum requirement: enrollment in degree programs related to Child Development, Psychology, Education, Speech & Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, or a related field
  • Preferred candidates have a bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Psychology, Education, Speech & Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, or a related field
  • Previous experience with children between the ages of 2-6, preferably in a professional setting
  • Previous experience with the neurodiverse population (e.g. autism, ADHD)
  • Embody a playful spirit and the ability to connect and engage with young children
  • A desire to be part of a team who works toward a shared mission and vision
  • Clear professional communication, both verbally and in writing
  • Fluency navigating devices such as computers and tablets
  • Have reliable transportation and ability to arrive at the clinic site on-time daily
  • Meet the following physical requirements: sit and stand frequently and shift positions quickly, lift up to 50 lbs., sit/kneel on the floor, sit in a chair, stand, and walk

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