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Unit Supervisor

Responsible for training, supervision, and assessment of consumers in his/her area, for meeting production schedules and standards, and for working with consumers on accomplishing goals.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Orients new consumers to work environment and instructs consumers in new tasks
  • Makes job assignments both to maximize training opportunities and to meet production requirements
  • Works closely with Vocational Services Manager to identify needs of individuals and to establish goal plans and work with them on accomplishing goals
  • Maintains productivity records for consumers and participates in regular person-centered planning with consumers, other staff, and interested parties
  • Responsible for production contracts in his/her work area, as well as maintenance and security of materials, supplies, tools, and equipment being used in work area
  • Instructs consumers in quality control procedures
  • Maintains constant supervision to ensure that safety measures are carried out
  • Deals with behavior problems. Refers difficult cases to Vocational Services Manager
  • Prepares finished jobs for shipment
  • Works with Vocational Services Manager to plan non-work-related activities. Supervises these activities 
  • Assists in supervision of breaks
  • Serves on committees as assigned
  • Attends training as necessary to maintain certifications
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Substitutes for other positions as needed
  • Administers medication as needed


Minimum required: High school diploma or equivalent. Must successfully complete an Interventions Course, Core Competencies, and First Aid/CPR

Preferred: Graduation from a recognized college or university and/or one year of experience in intellectual and developmental programming

Must be 21 years old and meet company requirements to transport consumers

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Patience
  • Ability to organize and supervise the work of others
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with staff and consumers
  • Ability to meet production standards

Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Submit completed application by email to  or mail to Chatham Trades, Inc. at PO Box 511, Siler City, NC, 27344.

Chatham Trades is an equal opportunity employer.

No phone calls please

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