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Registered Behavior Technician (Whittier)

Registered Behavior Technician


Job Locations US-CA-Whittier

Job ID 2024-8435



Our FULL TIME Behavior Technician role provides CLINIC BASED therapy sessions to clients that exhibit severe behaviors (clients also receive home based services, only when appropriate). 


Are you interested in furthering your career in behavioral therapy, and managing severe behaviors? Easterseals Southern California has many fantastic opportunities for individuals looking to continue a career in the fields of psychology, behavioral health, or autism services. 

Apply today! 


Behavior Technician 2 (BT2): Starting pay $25/hr 

Behavior Technician 3 (BT3): Starting pay $27/hr


What’s great about working in this role?

  • Far less travel than typical RBT, ABA, and similar roles. Most sessions take place at our clinic!
  • This is an opportunity to grow in your ability to apply the scientific discipline of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). This is a skill that can be applied in many different career paths
  • Career growth and advancement: Research, Training, Assessment, are some of the other divisions that will allow you to grow with us
  • Ongoing paid training, supervision and support to help you succeed and thrive. Candidates without experience are welcome to apply and receive our valuable training
  • Education reimbursement program
  • 401k, paid holidays, paid time off (PTO)



What we are looking for:

  • People with a passion for providing therapy services
  • Previous experience around people with special needs and an interest in behavioral health
  • Proof of immunization records and TB.  Must be fully vaccinated against Covid including a booster, if eligible
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screening
  • The position requires lifting, carrying, and loading/unloading toys and materials for home visits. Also frequent walking, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, and twisting in order to observe, assess, and interact with participants

Work hours: Monday thru Friday. We have morning and afternoon shifts, part time or full time available. 


Specific duties :

  • Supporting participants diagnosed with autism and severely challenging behavior of all ages. Challenging behavior may include aggression, property destruction, self-injurious behavior, feeding issues, among others.
  • Providing services at a 2:1 staff to participant ratio in the clinic, at the participant's home, and/or the community. Most participants start services at the Center, and then treatment is generalized to the home or community after it is determined to be appropriate by the family and team.
  • Collecting data about participant behavior through direct observation. Appointments may be divided into several treatment intervals in which specific interventions and data collection procedures are used to target the participant's individualized needs.
  • Assists BCBAs as directed with behavior assessments and skill acquisition plans. May assist with functional analyses, preference assessments, and development of instructional materials.
  • Teaching participants the socially appropriate behavior identified in treatment plans. Adheres to the treatment plan to maintain high treatment integrity.
  • Attending weekly team meetings for each participant on their caseload. Meetings are approximately 45 to 60 minutes in duration. Expected to provide input based on the data that are collected within a behavior analytic framework.
  • Other duties as assigned




  • BT 2: Bachelors degree OR Enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program in Behavior Analysis, Psychology, or related field, plus experience with ABA therapy
  • BT 3: Masters Degree, OR Enrollment in a Master's degree program in Applied Behavior Analysis or closely related field, or in a coursework series that meets the educational requirements for the BCBA examination, is preferred, plus 2 years experience with ABA therapy.
  • Must have Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification.


  • At least two years of ABA experience with individuals with autism spectrum disorders and/or other related developmental disabilities is preferred. Experience with high intensity challenging behaviors is preferred. 
  • 3 to 5 years of experience with high intensity challenging behaviors preferred.


This is a tremendous opportunity for people who have an interest in any of the following:

Autism, Behavior Analyst jobs, Social Skills, Developmental health, Psychology, Sociology, Social Services, Children, Behavior Therapist work, Behavioral Health, Behavior Specialist jobs, ABA Therapist, Childcare, Teacher Assistant, Teacher's aide, Preschool Teacher, Paraprofessional, Youth Programs, Direct Support Professionals, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Behavioral Health Technicians, Babysitting, Mental Health Specialist, Camp Counselor, Coach, Working with Children, and Caregiver.


Easterseals is leading the way to full equity, inclusion and access through life-changing disability and community services. For more than 100 years, we have worked tirelessly with our partners to enhance quality of life and expand local access to healthcare, education and employment opportunities.  Easterseals Southern California provides essential services and on-the-ground supports to more than 15,000 people each year—from early childhood programs for the critical first five years, to autism services, daily and independent living services for adults, employment programs, veterans’ services and more. Our public education, policy and advocacy initiatives positively shape perceptions and address the urgent and evolving needs of the one in four Americans with disabilities today. Together, we’re empowering people with disabilities, families and communities to be full and equal participants in society.


Join us as we seek to be the most inclusive place for people with disabilities to live, learn, work & play