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Careers with the Board

A career with the Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities is a rewarding one that goes way beyond the competitive pay and outstanding benefits package. Employment at the Board provides leadership training, mentoring, and ongoing professional development opportunities. Each role is a chance to serve the public and make a difference in the community. Apply now and help us help individuals we serve reach their full potential.

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Open Positions

The Board has immediate openings for the following positions. Click on each position title for more details and an online application through the Lucas County website.

Records and Imaging Document Scanner

The position is responsible for performing imaging of paper documents for storage on the Board’s electronic records management system.  High school diploma or G.E.D. required.  Requires passing a basic Excel and basic electronic mail skills test.

Employment Navigator

The Employment Navigator is responsible for supporting individuals with developmental disabilities in determining and pursuing employment outcomes, and maintaining the individual focus. An employee in this classification will connect individuals to employment services and will utilize multiple systems, including Vocational Rehabilitation, Education and Workforce Development.

Service & Support Administration Coordinator

Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities is seeking a manager to supervise a dynamic team of Service & Support Specialists who coordinate services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities.  The SSA Coordinator is responsible for the development and implementation of staff functions mandated in Ohio laws and regulations. Develops and maintains relationships with community partners such as social service, vocational, criminal justice system, schools and hospitals. Initiates and/or participates in activities with these partners to effectively coordinate and share community resources.  

Training & Development Administrator

An employee in this classification, under supervision of the Director of Human Resources, oversees the Board’s orientation process, staff credential process, designs and implements strategies that improve training, mentoring, and staff development.

Multimedia Communications Specialist

The Multimedia Communications Specialist will support the Public Information Manager in the communications efforts of the Board. This will be achieved through graphic design and creation of digital, printed, and promotional materials. The designer will also create content for social media, take photos, create videos, maintain archives, and provide support for any events or projects as needed.

Service and Support Specialist

Join a progressive and vital team that impacts the lives of hundreds of people every day.  Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities is now hiring Service & Support Specialist.  The Service & Support Specialist is responsible for supporting individuals with developmental disabilities in determining and pursuing life goals, and maintaining the individual focus and coordinating services and supports across multiple systems, while functioning as the Board’s primary point of coordination for each person on their caseload.

Education requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited program.  Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university and one (1) year of experience in coordinating, assessing, and linking services and supports in addition to, or conjunction with, developing service plans for individuals.  Service coordination experience with individuals with developmental disabilities or in a related field preferred. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university and successful completion of a University or College sponsored one (1) academic year SSA internship with LCBDD.  Master’s degree preferred.

Speech and Language Pathologist

An employee in this classification, under the direction of a Coordinator, is responsible for evaluating and assessing speech and language disabilities and providing interventions and recommendations for those individuals diagnosed with a communication disorder.


Please note that we can only accept applications and résumés for positions that are currently posted. Each application is reviewed by Human Resources to determine if the minimum qualifications are met. Check back often for updates on our open positions.

The Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities values diversity and is committed to providing an inclusive environment where every employee, individual served, family and provider is heard and respected.


Our outstanding benefits package includes:

Optional benefits include:

  • The Lucas County Wellness Program, a health partnership between the County and its employees. 
  • Up to 50% reimbursement for membership(s) at area gyms and health clubs. 
  • Membership into the Toledo Metro Federal Credit Union, which serves the financial needs of the employees of Lucas County and City of Toledo.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

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