Program Director - Fort Bragg Step Down 1


Program Director - Position #1427


Fort Bragg Step Down 1


Fort Bragg, CA 95437


Jason Moore, Regional Director


(707) 621-3002


Class 130 ($2,100.51-$2,362.79/semi-monthly)


Full-Time, Salaried, Exempt


Until Filled


March 15, 2019

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The Program Director reports to the Deputy Regional Director and is responsible for the leadership, coordination, development, and management of all activities of the Crisis House program.  The Program Director may use staff, volunteers, and agency resources in an appropriate manner by well-defined delegation of responsibilities and specific assignments.


  1.  Development of program activities and program procedures.

  2.  Implement procedures and activities that comply with resident treatment services requirements.

  3.  Supervise all agency program staff.

  4.  Determine staff assignments.

  5.  Coordinate all program functions.

  6.  Develop and maintain community relationships with agencies serving residents of the program such as Regional Centers, Developmental Center, Welfare, Educational agencies, Courts, Mental Health, local medical facilities, etc.

  7.  Obtain written agreements with agencies that provide referral and ancillary services.

  8.  Represent the program in public settings.

  9.  Personnel Management.

  10.  Recruit and screen facility staff.

  11.  Make recommendations in regard to employing and terminating staff.

  12.  Implement orientation and training of staff.

  13.  Responsible for personnel evaluation consistent with Turning Point  guidelines and making recommendations for advancement, special adjustments, and disciplinary action in appropriate cases.

  14.  Assure that all program staff are oriented to the personnel policies and follow them.

  15.  Supervise program staff regarding their skills, overall functioning and program management.

  16.  Produce monthly reports as required.

  17.  Maintain close contact with monitors and the Deputy Regional Director to review progress and operation of the program.

  18.  Provide assessment and counseling to clients.

  19.  Enter significant information related to client treatment in case files.

  20.  Develop individual resident behavior management plans.

  21.  Approve and monitor expenditures and revenue; ensure revenues exceed or equal expenses.

  22.  Supervise and monitor facility maintenance, cleanliness, repair, etc., to ensure that any problems are corrected.

  23.  Ensure that the program is operated in accordance with Turning Point program policies and procedures.  Changes to these policies and procedures must be approved by the Regional Executive Director prior to implementation.

  24.  Attend relevant meetings.

  25.  Ensure the facility is staffed 7 days per week per contract.

  26.  Arrange for or provide backup staff coverage for weekends and after hours (leave phone numbers or arrange for other backup staffing).

  27.  Be present at the facility to resolve any major problems.

  28.  Ensure adequate utilization of the program to meet program objectives.

  29.  Maintain cooperative working relationships with funding agency staff members.

  30.  Transport clients.

  31.  Able to think and act quickly and efficiently in emergencies. 

  32.  Comply with all Turning Point Safety policies and procedures, including but not limited to: workplace safety, reporting work related injuries, Infection Control and preventing potential safety risks for staff, clients and others.

  33.  Will drive on Agency business.

  34.  Employees are expected to manage their cell phone use so that the Agency cell phone stipend covers all business usage.  Any calls not covered by the stipend are to be made on a company landline phone.

  35.  Punctual and regular attendance is an essential responsibility of each employee at Turning Point. Employees are expected to report to work as scheduled, on time and prepared to start working. Employees also are expected to remain at work for their entire work schedule. Late arrival, early departure or other absences from scheduled hours are disruptive and must be avoided.

  36.  Other duties as assigned by the Center Manager.  Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  1.  Bachelor's degree in Social Work or Counseling, or a related field and appropriate field or experience equivalent or licensure as a Psychiatric Technician.

  2.  Minimum of two (2) years' experience in administration of Social/Human Service program.

  3.  Minimum of two (2) years' experience with the developmentally disabled.

  4.  Must meet the minimum age of 21 pursuant to California Health & Safety Code Section 1562. 

  5.  Ability to supervise staff and work effectively with developmentally disabled system clients.

  6.  Screen and evaluate potential residents for the Crisis House. 

  7.  Current certified training in emergency first aid procedures.

  8.  Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

  9.  Ability to operate within Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system. 

  10.  Possess a valid driver's license and have access to a dependable means of transportation that is properly insured and operated in accordance with all laws.  Agency insurer authorization is required. 

  11.  Ability to pass a criminal background check.

  12.  Ability to pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen, general physical, and TB test.

  13.  Must maintain good relationships with consumers, co-workers, government and civic representatives, as well as community members within whom the Agency is transacting business, and relate to them in a professional manner.

  14.  Must be available by cell phone.