What are the requirements to work for Black Hills Works?
You must be 18 years or older and have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
I just submitted my application, what can I expect?
Once your application has been received you will receive a confirmation e-mail letting you know that your application is under review. Shortly after your application has been received you will receive a call or e-mail from our Talent and Acquisition team to further discuss your application and the status.
How will I know that my application has been received?
Once your application has been received you will receive a confirmation e-mail letting you know that your application is under review.
What is the interview process like for a Direct Support Professional (DSP)?
An initial interview will be completed followed by a job shadow at the position location. The job shadow will provide you with a better understanding of the position, as well as give the people who would be supported by you a chance to ask questions and get to know you-
Will training be provided?
Black Hills Works provides on-the-job training. We also provide training by outside speakers and presenters, specific to the position, to further strengthen your skill set.
How do I get PAID job training to earn up to $10,000 more as a Direct Support Professional (DSP)?
We invest in you and your future! You can become a Certified DSP, Direct Support Professional and earn a nationally recognized certification through NADSP, the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals. Master skills in areas such as empowerment of people, communication, assessment, community living skills, vocational, education and career support, documentation, building and maintaining friendships, health and wellness and person centered supports. Learn through both computer and classroom opportunities. Earn E-badges by demonstrating competencies in the above, all while having fun with a group of your peers, facilitated by an Instructor. You can earn bonuses and raises for different levels of completion.
For more information on paid job training opportunities, contact our HR department at [email protected].