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Community Programs

 The success of the young adults Hills & Dales supports relies on a great team of staff!


Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

Due to growth of services, Hills & Dales has an excellent opportunity for a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.  This position completes client functional analysis, assessments & interventions.  Coordinates daily operations of work sites to ensure client safety & programming needs are met.

Qualifications include:

  • Must be certified by Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) at the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) level or higher (Board Certified Behavior Analyst – Doctorate).
  • A minimum of two years experience resulting in a well established clinical background in the treatment of children with Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Knowledgeable in area of school curriculum, especially Strategies for Teaching Based on Autism Research (STAR).
  • Valid Driver’s License

We offer a competitive wage and benefits package. For confidential consideration, please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to the address below:

1011 Davis

Dubuque, IA 52001

Attention:  Human Resources


Home & Community Based Services – Direct Support Opportunities

Support individuals with disabilities within their home and community by providing personal support and active engagement of clients to maintain a therapeutic, growth producing relationship.

Personal Assistant, Full-time (72-80 hours per pay period)

Two first shift positions available! Hours range from 6:00am – 3:30pm and may include hours at the Hills & Dales Day Habilitation Program.  Every other weekend rotations are included in every schedule and include an additional weekend pay differential of $1/hour.

Second shift hours vary from 3:30pm-4:00pm to 9:00pm–11:00pm.  Second shift hours qualify for a $3.00 shift differential.  Every other weekend rotations are included in every schedule and include an additional weekend pay differential of $1/hour.

Third shift hours vary from 10:00pm–11:00pm to 7:00am–9:00am.  Third shift hours consist of sleep, (yes, get paid to sleep!) time/pay.  Every other weekend rotations are included in every schedule and include an additional weekend pay differential of $1/hour.


Personal Assistant, Part-time

Part-time positions are available on various shifts and range from 12-36 hours per pay period. Every other weekend rotations are included in every schedule and include an additional weekend pay differential of $1/hour.


In-home Services  – Direct Support Opportunities

Lead Personal Assistant, Full-time

Schedule includes various days which include weekends.

Personal Assistant, Part-time

Flexible scheduling with hours ranging from 3 – 7 hours per pay period.



Personal Assistant III – Direct Support Opportunities
Personal Assistant IIIs positions specializes in behavioral supports to support young, adult males within a community setting.

Personal Assistant III, Full-time
Third shift sleep position available.

2nd shift –  Shift differential of additional $3.00 an hour

Personal Assistant III, Part-time
Positions are available on various shifts, ranging from 16-37 hours per pay period.

PA III Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent, required. AA or BA in a related field is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance, in accordance with company policy
  • Two years of direct support experience in a behavioral health setting is preferred
  • Medication Manager Certification and CPR & First Aide Certifications are preferred, however training will be provided if you are not currently certified.



ATTENTION ALL APPLICANTS – FOR PERSONAL ASSISTANT APPLICANTS ONLY! Hills & Dales uses the Talintel survey as a pre-screening tool for all Personal Assistant positions.  After completing the application please access the email provided on your application for a message containing the direct link to access the survey.  You may also contact the Human Resource Department at 563-556-7878 to set up a time to take the survey at either the Hills & Dales Community Center at 3505 Stoneman Road, or at the Hills & Dales Residential Center at 1011 Davis Street.

All positions at Hills & Dales require the ability to pass an extensive background check including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child abuse registries, Sex Offender registry and a criminal history check.

Full-time positions receive benefits including health, dental, life and disability insurance, paid vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and 401(k). Part-time positions receive paid vacation, sick time and paid holidays.

Hills & Dales is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Fill out an online application or send resume and cover letter to