Behavior Technician

Soar Autism Center

Job Summary:

A Behavior Technician, also known as a Registered Behavior Technician, RBT, or ABA Therapist, works 1-1 with young children on the autism spectrum to support skill development, under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

What we offer:

  • $20-25/hour of billable time with salaried roles for advanced RBT positions
  • $500 training completion bonus
  • Paid training upon hire and continually throughout the year. You do not need to be certified to start this position!
  • Benefits
  • Quality health insurance: medical, dental, and vision plans
  • A company 401K after 1 year of employment
  • Paid time off: 10 company holidays for full-time employees + 15 paid time off days for vacation or sick time (following 3-6 months of tenure).
  • Unlimited unpaid, planned time off
  • A “Time for You” program to take extra time off work when you need
  • Short term disability
  • Daytime weekday hours (shifts occur Monday-Friday between 8-6pm)
  • Opportunities for career exploration in Behavior Analysis, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, and other roles
  • 30 hours/week guaranteed for full-time employees. Most RBTs work 32-38 hrs/wk.
  • Opportunity for promotions, raises, and/or bonuses based on performance at standardized 3 or 6 month intervals.
  • A center-based setting with hands-on support from masters and doctoral-level clinicians.
  • Free Supervision for graduate students working toward BCBA certification/licensure.
  • Clinical Placement available for SLP and OT graduate students.
  • Implement a play-based form of ABA. You’ll practice the most evidence-based form of ABA for young children, the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM)
  • On-site rapid Covid testing for all employees. Never scramble around for a rapid test again!
  • A culture that cares about you and your growth! Shout outs, boo yahs, and staff appreciations for your hard work
  • Quarterly all-staff professional development days
  • Bi-monthly staff lunches
  • A team that is deeply invested in care quality for kids

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide 1:1 direct intervention for children 2-6 years old in a center-based setting based on developmentally appropriate, naturalistic ABA therapy
  • Follow the intervention plans developed by clinicians in the fields of Behavior Analysts, Speech, and Occupational Therapy
  • Collaborate with each client’s team of Behavior Analysts, SLPs, and OTs to provide high quality support for your clients
  • Work closely with the RBT team to provide continuity of care between providers
  • Actively engage in ongoing training and professional development opportunities
  • Build relationships and connect with mentors in a wide variety of fields
  • Build meaningful and professional relationships with families; communicate and share progress with them on a regular basis
  • Receive ongoing feedback, coaching and professional development from your BCBA to improve and grow your practice and skills

Job qualifications

  • Minimum requirement: enrollment in degree programs related to Child Development, Psychology, Education, Speech & Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, or a related field
  • Preferred candidates have a bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Psychology, Education, Speech & Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, or a related field
  • Previous experience with children between the ages of 2-6, preferably in a professional setting
  • Previous experience with the neurodiverse population (e.g. autism, ADHD)
  • Embody a playful spirit and the ability to connect and engage with young children
  • A desire to be part of a team who works toward a shared mission and vision
  • Clear professional communication, both verbally and in writing
  • Fluency navigating devices such as computers and tablets
  • Have reliable transportation and ability to arrive at the clinic site on-time daily
  • Meet the following physical requirements: sit and stand frequently and shift positions quickly, lift up to 50 lbs., sit/kneel on the floor, sit in a chair, stand, and walk

Billable time paid at $20-25/hour billable rate, small amount of nonbillable time paid at $17-18/hour admin rate (about 5-10% of paid hours). We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $20.00 – $25.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Pediatrics

Patient demographics:

  • Children


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Travel requirement:

  • No travel

Work setting:

  • Clinic
  • In-person
  • One location

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Lakewood, CO 80401: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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