Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for
performing complex professional work in program consultation and
monitoring; in guidance and counseling; client training; and
specialized job placement for the vocational rehabilitation of
individuals with physical or mental disabilities, blindness or
visual impairments. Assigned responsibilities also include
evaluating client work capacities, providing assistive technology
services and administering tests to determine vocational aptitudes,
interests, abilities, and potential of clients.
This job family consists of four levels of work which are
distinguished by the level of complexity and diversity of the
specific job assignments, the level of expertise required for the
completion of duties assigned and the responsibility assigned for
assisting, training and supervising others.
This is the career level where employees are assigned
professional responsibilities for the maintenance of a
caseload/workload with a moderate level of supervision that
includes, but is not limited to, oversight, guidance, mentoring,
and signature authority for case closure. Specialists at this level
may have signature authority for eligibility decisions, development
and amendment of individualized plans for employment and/or
independent living, written evaluation reports, written assistive
technology assessments and authorization for services.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a
master's degree in rehabilitation counseling or human resources
with a rehabilitation counselor major that has been awarded by a
program accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education
(CORE); OR any master's degree and is eligible to sit for the
certification/licensure exam specific to the professional job
duties such as Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), the
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Certified Vocational
Evaluator (CVE), or the Professional Vocational Evaluator (PVE)
Some positions in the Department of Rehabilitation Services will
require proficiency in the American Sign Language as demonstrated
by the successful completion of a competency test administered by
the Deaf and Hearing Impaired Unit of the Department of
Applicants must be willing and able to perform all job-related
travel normally associated with this position.
Application submission must include transcript which shows
Master's Degree has been awarded AND any current Certified
Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), the Licensed Professional Counselor
(LPC), or the Professional Vocational Evaluator (PVE) certification
or eligibility to sit for above certifications.
No additional information will be accepted after the application
has been submitted.
Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience
listed on the supplemental questionnaire.
- NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to
State agencies upon their request, immediately following the
closing date and time.