Position Description

Behavior Technician (RBT)/ABA Therapist
Location Greater New York City Area-5 Boroughs
Job Code 027
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Job Description:

New York Therapy Placement Services Inc. is hiring ABA Therapists and Behavior Technicians to service clients in the 5 boroughs of New York, Nassau, and Suffolk. This position is per-diem with very flexible schedules. This opportunity is excellent for someone who is looking to gain additional experience, and really help make a difference. This position is also ideal for people who are working towards degrees in Special Education, Speech Therapy, or Social Work. Candidates interested in getting BCBA certification supervision hours, or training in Applied Behavior Analysis should also apply. Growth potential for this position across our other departments is always an added long-term career bonus!

Ideal candidates come from a background of servicing individuals with disabilities, specifically Autism Spectrum Disorders in DD population including: ABA schools or programs, Day Habilitation/Day Programs, or Residential Alternatives or Special Education Programs helping individuals specifically with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Also a great opportunity if you’re interested in becoming a professional Behavior Analyst, Social Worker, Speech Therapist, or Special Education Teacher. If this sounds like you, then come and join our team!

Get your foot in the door with an agency that has over 30 years’ experience in the field of servicing individual with special needs. New York Therapy Placement Services Inc. fosters a supportive work experience which can help you with training, guidance and resources. We specialize in servicing individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) across our programs. Each individual treatment plan is tailored to the client’s needs, developed and supervised by our team of Board Certified Behavior Analysts, and Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts. (BCBA-D, BCBA, BCABA).


  • Work in homes and other locations with children and adults implementing established goals and following treatment protocols.
  • Organize and update program book. Monitor and collect information about client’s behavior and skills using data collection.
  • Complete log notes for each session. Must be able to access the internet daily to enter information with computers, laptops, tablets or phones.
  • Attend team meetings.


  • Bachelor’s degree required or higher (in psychology, education, social work, or related field.
  • 40 hours classroom training in ABA techniques and 12 hours of college coursework in psychology, education, social work, behavioral sciences, human development or related fields and currently enrolled in course of study leading to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree by an accredited college or university; OR 48 hours of college coursework in an accredited college or university
  • Must have prior experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, specifically individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the homes and community. Minimum of: 40 hours classroom training in ABA techniques
  • Ideal staff member have experience as Community Hab Specialists (Com Hab/Respite), or Behavior Intervention Specialists BIS. A minimum of 500 hours of employment providing ABA services.
  • Must pass criminal background check, and clearance.
  • Must have a reliable means of transportation to travel to case locations.

Candidate attributes:

  • Must possess a high degree of professionalism and patience. 
  • Must be able to reliably attend sessions daily/weekly schedules.
  • Must be physically able to perform the job functions and other duties as assigned.

Great experience for those who are looking to become a Behavior Analyst, or related service field (Special Education, Speech Therapy, Social Work)

NYTPS, Inc. uses CentralReach, which makes tracking your sessions and work a breeze! 

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To speak with a Talent Acquisition Specialist please call 718-264-1640

About New York Therapy Placement Services, Inc.:

New York Therapy Placement Services, Inc. has been a leader in the educational/healthcare services arena for over 30 years. Founded in 1986, the company plays an integral part in both the public and private health care sectors. NYTPS is a multidisciplinary agency, with placements available for Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, LCSW's, LMHC's, Psychologists (PHD and PsyD), School Psychologists and Special Education Teachers and Behavior Analysts. Our placements include a wide variety of setting such as, but not limited to,  preschools, schools, home care, nursing homes, long and short term care facilities.  We are proud of our reputation of excellence and commitment to providing services in compliance with local, state and federal guidelines.  We pride ourselves in working with only the most experienced clinicians that are interested in making a difference in the lives of others. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/D/V

NYTPS/NYTPSSP complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, to perform essential job functions and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. 

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