Always Promoting Independence
Tampa Bay Area

Always Promoting Independence, LLC, provides behavior services to individuals including children through adults with developmental disabilities. We provide services across the Tampa Bay area in family homes, group homes, supported living homes, day programs and community environments. Our main office is located in St. Petersburg, FL with additional offices located in Venice, FL and Holiday, FL. We serve all areas of the Tampa Bay area. Our services are provided by Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs), Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts (BCaBAs) and Behavior Assistants. Our goals are to enhance a person’s ability to function independently through working with providers, caregivers and other supports utilizing a team approach.

We are currently looking for qualified and experience Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) and Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts (BCaBAs) to join our growing team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in a career with a growing company where you can utilize your skills in an environment where you will be highly supported and have opportunities to advance. Our BCBAs and BCaBAs are considered part of our leadership team and are integral to the daily operation of our agency.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments/Analyses
  • Conduct Verbal Behavior Assessments using the VB-MAPP and ABLLS
  • Develop Behavior Analysis Services Plans
  • Develop and Conduct Proficiency Checklists and Data Sheets
  • Provide direct services for clients
  • Provide training and feedback to caregivers/supports on the implementation of the behavior plan
  • Monitor implementation of plans through direct observation using implementation proficiency checklists
  • Monitor behavior assistants as needed
  • Collect ongoing data of targeted behaviors and replacement behaviors
  • Graph and analyze data on a weekly basis
  • Complete quarterly and annual summaries of services and progress on assigned clients
  • Complete all documentation required by third-party funding sources on assigned clients
  • Complete service logs on all services provided
  • Maintain documentation required for annual reviews and APD
  • Present plans to the LRC as required
  • Maintain certification by obtaining necessary continuing education credits as specified by the BACB
  • Obtain and maintain current required certifications
  • Attend all staff and leadership team meetings
  • Ability to provide personal transportation to and from client location


  • Certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA)
  • Minimum of 1-year of experience providing services to persons with disabilities in home, community and day program settings
  • Ability to meet deadlines and complete documentation requirements
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to pass Local and Level II Background Screening


  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
  • Opportunities to obtain Continuing Education Credits
  • Opportunities to participate in community outreach
  • Flexible scheduling to meet the hours and areas of interest to you
  • Opportunities to work in a variety of environments including home, community and day programs
  • Clerical support
  • Oversight and support by the Clinical Director of Behavior Services
  • Inclusive data base system for maintaining documents for clients
  • Professional team to allow for collaboration
  • Employee recognition

Visit www.api-llc.com for more details about Always Promoting Independence, LLC.

Submit your resume to:  ksmith@api-llc.com