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Program Manager Trainee

Productive Living Systems, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Program Manager Trainee position in Waukesha.  Paid training is provided, with the opportunity for professional growth in our growing company. You have the opportunity to directly see the positive impact of your work.

Duties Include but are not limited to:

  • ·        Oversight of the daily operations of a residential program for adults with mental illness or intellectual disabilities   
  • ·         Scheduling and supervising staff
  • ·         Development and implementation of support plans
  • ·         Meet or exceed all regulatory requirements as well as PLS standards, practices, policies and procedures
  • ·         Member of the Crisis Management Team with periodic on-call responsibilities


  • ·         Ability to work flexible hours including every other weekend and required periodic crisis rotations
  • ·         18 years of age or older
  • ·         HS Diploma or equivalent
  • ·         Valid driver’s license, clear driver record and 5 years of driving experience
  • ·         Acceptable caregiver background check

·         Our mission at Productive Living Systems is to empower people to live at their maximum levels of freedom, personal responsibility and contribution based on the principles of love and respect. The clients we work with at Productive Living Systems may have intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, mental illness, and/or brain disorders. Our clients may have an established routine for you to follow. At other times, you will have the opportunity to suggest activities, such as camping trips, and take the initiative in providing helpful assistance to the clients.

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  One year of Human Services course work or related experience desired.
  •  Ideal candidate is motivated, organized, caring, and enjoys a variety of job duties while helping other’s be successful.

Benefits Offered:

  • Benefits w/ Full-time (including health and dental insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO), 401K)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Paid admittance to group events attended with clients (ie:  Brewers/Bucks Games, Camping Trips)
  • Paid training including industry certification (Standard Precautions, First Aid & Choking, Fire Safety, Medication Administration) 

PLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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