Vocational Work Crew Leader (FT)

  • Job Tracking ID: 512394-690748
  • Job Location: Dousman, WI
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: July 03, 2019
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:


To provide day-to-day supervision of Lad Lake’s vocational training work crews; working closely with both Out of Home Care and Education staff to ensure each participant’s individual treatment plan requirements are being met (HSED, credit recovery, life skills, and independent living preparation).


  • Promote a safe environment within the Vocational Training Program that is supportive to the learning and treatment process.
  • Complete and maintain all required paperwork, including progress reports, student evaluations, work permits, attendance forms, and timesheets.
  • Coordination of the agency resources as they relate to the implementation of the overall program.
  • Make sound recommendations that lead to initiatives for growth of the Vocational program.
  • Identify work projects that are cost effective and that will teach students useful skills for their future employability.
  • Provide support to other work crew leaders, residents, and management.
  • Supervise the transportation of the students.
  • Regular in-person attendance is an essential function of this position.



  • Must possess a valid drivers license and physically able to operate a multi passenger vehicle.
  • Must be physically able to operate machinery, landscape equipment.
  • Must be able to safely lift a minimum of 50 lbs. without assistance and to push and pull up to 150 lbs. with appropriate equipment.
  • Requires significant physical demands (standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, reaching, and hand/eye coordination) throughout entire work shift and requires tasks to be performed in all types of weather conditions.
  • Must be physically capable of restraining student using an accepted physical restraint method such as Crisis Prevention Training (CPI).
  • Must be capable to physically remove a threat to prevent student injury.
  • Must be physically and emotionally able to deal with crisis situations in calm, professional manner.

Experience and Skills:


  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be a minimum of 23 years of age.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with multiple departments required.
  • Extensive knowledge within the trades of building, maintenance, and landscaping required.
  • Previous experience working with older youth is highly preferred.
  • Candidates must be Crisis Prevention Institute Certified, or certifiable.


  • Ability to prioritize work/jobs;
  • Ability to lead, direct and motivate work crews effectively
  • Analytical skills: proficiency in interpersonal relations and communication with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the agency. 

Job Benefits:

  • PTO Accrual of 16 days 
  • 7 Paid Holidays including an additional Floating Holiday
  • Free meals when eating with clients
  • Casual dress
  • Company paid training/ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Medical Benefits - We pay up to 90% of the premium
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program