Our Mission
To assist individuals in developing their abilities to achieve a life as active members of our community.

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Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities
2606 Brady Lake Road · Ravenna, OH · 44266-1657
Phone: 330-297-6209 | Fax: 

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Careers With Portage DD

Thank you for your interest in employment with Portage DD. The Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities is committed to the provision of quality services to all individuals served. Quality employees are needed in order for us to fulfill that commitment.

Current Job Postings

Substitute Instructor

On-Going Job Postings

Substitute Job Postings


Business Management Supervisor


Physical Education Specialist (APE)

How To Apply

Individuals interested in applying for a posted position may apply in person, by mail, or by fax.

In Person Submissions
2606 Brady Lake Road
Ravenna, OH 44266-1657

Fax Submissions

Employment Applications

Applications can be submitted between 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Monday through Friday. 
Electronic application submission is not currently available.

Hiring Process

All applications are screened by the Human Resources Department based upon the minimum job requirements of the posting. Only applicants meeting minimum stated qualifications will be considered.

To be considered a candidate for a position with the Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities, the application and related material must be received in Human Resources by 4:00 p.m. of the posting deadline.


Some positions require that the applicant hold or be eligible to obtain a certification, licensure and/or registration. If you are applying for any of these positions, provide the appropriate credential information on the application. If you are hired, the original certificate/license and/or registration will be required for review and copying. In addition, official transcripts will be required from those who have completed college or coursework related to the position.


The Human Resources Department will notify interviewed applicants as to the status of their candidacy.


All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a job-related medical examination, drug screen, a criminal history background check, satisfactory reference checks; and for some positions, a driving abstract, proof of insurance and appropriate BMV licensure. In addition, final employment decisions must be approved by the Superintendent.


The Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. Applicants for employment, consideration for promotional opportunities and other aspects of employment will be judged on the basis of an individual's ability to perform the essential job functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.