Rewarding Careers

A career in public service with the Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities presents an opportunity to make a difference in the community.

We currently employ 90 people, offering a variety of staff, managerial and professional positions. Please take a moment to review our current open positions (listed below) to see what employment opportunities are available. Qualified persons should refer to individual job postings for the application process. Please note that applications will only be accepted for current vacancies.

Our Diversity and Inclusion statement:  To be engaged, you must feel included and valued.  Our staff demonstrates a deep sense of pride, passion and shared commitment to excellence and social responsibility.  We strive to maintain a workplace that promotes and values diversity.  We know that different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds create a stronger work environment that delivers better results.  Our Agency is committed to creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. 

Why work here?

You will change lives for the better

 But don’t just take our word for it. Here’s some real feedback from families who have benefited from the services and supports our agency provides.

“Staff member really listens and understands my child and I. Other professionals just form an opinion and stick to it without gathering all the facts. She gathers all facts and understands”

“The program has been such a blessing to our family. We are very grateful for everyone’s support and guidance through our son’s development process. Continue the great work and compassionate care you provide each and every day.”

“The provider relations team is a well-tuned entity of the LCBDD.  The staff work well together and attempt to provide the best possible support to providers.”

“SC has the ability to make you feel like a friend not a patient/client. She has a great memory as far as remembering the things you are looking for, and out of the blue she calls with perfect fit for you and your family. Thanks for her!”

“My Developmental Specialist is great at what she does. She has been a great help in guiding and giving our family the tools and knowledge to ensure that progress will continue successfully.”

“I feel very lucky for the team we have behind us. I believe this program has truly affected us in the best of ways.”

“So happy they are there to help. (As a provider) I have personally used their help several times for provider renewal certification, UI questions and training. Very informative and friendly.”

 “Professional, knowledgeable, caring, and understanding, excellent worker & representative of my daughter!! Best coordinator ever!”

“Knows and understands our needs and concerns. She knows of things that can help that I did not even know to ask for.”


We have a culture of caring

Click here to learn about our culture and get to know our current staff. 

Licking County Government employee benefits

Licking County Government recognizes that healthcare insurance is important. Our healthcare plan is designed to protect employees and their families against financial hardship in the event of a serious illness or injury and to encourage employees to take an active role in their healthcare through various wellness initiatives. Contributions are payroll deducted. We offer the following:

  •  A medical plan with prescription benefits.
  •  A vision plan.
  •  A dental plan.
  • Paid Parental Leave.
  • Student Loan Assistance.
  • A flexible spending account which allows employees to submit medical-related receipts and be reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses.
  •  An option for employees to waive medical, dental and vision coverage with proof of coverage under another plan other than Licking County and receive a $2,000 credit per year.
  • Licking County Government provides $10,000 term life insurance with an opportunity to purchase additional coverage up to a maximum limit of $300,000.
  • Licking County employees receive monetary compensation by direct deposit.
  • The Board of DD offers paid vacation starting on day one to new employees.  Increases are based on length of service.
  • Paid holidays are provided each year:
  • Full- and part-time staff have the opportunity for a per-class reimbursement of qualifying educational costs.
  • Licking County Government offers employees a payroll deduction for a 529 college savings plan through College Advantage Tuition Trust.
  • Employees earn sick leave at the proportionate rate of 4.6 hours for each 80 hours in active pay status. Full- and part-time staff are granted three days of leave for bereavement in the event of a death of an immediate family member.
  • Ohio Public Employees Retirement System: Public employees in the state of Ohio are required by law to participate in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System. The system provides retirement disability and other benefits and is entirely independent of the federal Social Security system. Contributions are payroll deducted.  General employee contribution rate: 10 percent of earnable salary.  Employer contribution rate: 14 percent basis of reportable payroll.
  • Licking County Government employees are offered the opportunity to participate in two different deferred compensation programs — the Ohio Public Employees Deferred Compensation Program and the County Commissioners Association of Ohio Deferred Compensation Program.  They are supplemental retirement benefit plans regulated by Section 457 of the Internal Revenue Code.

  The Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our Board (and agencies/individuals with which it contracts) does not discriminate in employment or services. Equal opportunity is afforded to all persons regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including pregnancy), age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal and state law.