Next Board Meeting

The next meeting of the Stark County Board of Developmental Disabilities will be on Tuesday, September 26 beginning at 6 p.m. in the Whipple-Dale Centre Cohen Room. The meeting is open to the public.


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Applications are accepted at our Whipple-Dale Centre from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. All current openings are contained in our lobby notebook.  You can also email your application to

A management employee of the Human Resources department will review your application and notify by telephone those candidates who have been selected for an interview.

Each interview is a team effort including department and human resources managers who make the final hiring decision.

All offers for employment are made through Human Resources. Each offer is contingent on fitness for duty exam and a criminal background check. Some positions require a pre-employment drug screen.

Your application will be kept on file for one year. If you have a new telephone number or address, we suggest you update this by filling out another application form.


Please click the link below to access the approved DODD training numbers to use with RELIAS courses.

DODD Approval Numbers List

  Stark DD serves residents of Stark County, Ohio, who have  developmental disabilities. The Board provides a variety of services for this population from infancy through senior citizens. Facilities include two schools, three adult workshops and many ancillary services such as transportation, family support, therapy services, client social activities, and a Special Olympics program.

Employment opportunities include many professions from entry level service and support workers to education professionals, business and sales, direct care, case management, medical and therapy staff, many of whom possess advanced degrees in their respective fields. 

Stark-DD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Service and Support Administrator
Adapted Physical Education Teacher (#3469)
Bus Driver Substitute (#3448)   
Intervention Specialist Substitute (#3450)