Job Description – Developmental Technician

Under the general supervision of a Developmental Specialist, the Developmental Technician implements prescriptive developmental programs for developmentally delayed and developmentally disabled individuals. Provision of developmental services is the Developmental Technician’s primary job responsibility.

Individual Related Programming

  • Individual Training: Implements training programs as assigned. Conducts individual and group developmental therapy and habilitative support sessions.
  • Data Collection: Participates in the data collection process.

Individual Supervision

  • Individual Safety: Observes individual safety procedures.

Support Services

  • Maintenance of Facility: Works with individuals to train independence in household chores.


  • Records messages for other staff.
  • Staff Meetings: Attends general staff meetings as requested.
  • Skill Development: Attends workshops or in–service training sessions designed to increase knowledge and skills.

Minimal Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must enjoy working with individuals with developmental disabilities.

Promoting Developmental Technician to Developmental Technician II Position

At least 2,080 hours of GSDC work experience with individuals with developmental disabilities.