|Department||Department of Rehabilitation Services|
|Date Opened||10/14/2019 08:00:00 AM|
|Salary||Level II - $3,161.14 - $5,015.64/month / Level III - $3,655.37 - $5,464.63/month|
|Full or Part Time||
VS #69 – Weatherford, OK Essential Functions:
May be filled at a Level IV, K21D or Level III, K21C
This position is responsible for providing Vocational Rehabilitation Services to Oklahomans who are blind or visually impaired. Position consults with physicians, psychologists and other disability professionals regarding functional limitations, treatment and prognosis of eligible applicants; utilizes knowledge of principles and practices of vocational rehabilitation counseling to determine eligibility; completes comprehensive assessments; helps clients develop their Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE) and provides vocational counseling and guidance in the effective delivery of case services; participates in job readiness, job search, and job placement activities to ensure a successful case outcome for the clients and follows agency case record documentation guidelines throughout the vocational rehabilitation process. The person in this position is expected to attend all training necessary to become familiar with blindness in order to promote and understand a wide variety of possible outcomes for customers.
Preference may be given to applicants with LPC or CRC credentials with experience in blindness and job placement.
Applicant must be willing to perform all job related travel.
Probationary period (or trial period if applicable) is required.
Preference may be given to applicants currently holding a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) certification, Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE), or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).
Application must include transcript which shows Master’s Degree has been awarded and any current Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Professional Vocational Evaluator (PVE) certification or documentation of eligibility to sit for above certifications.
ALL SOURCES – Applicants, without previous classified state service, those that are in the unclassified status OR currently in probationary status, must apply through the Office of Management and Enterprise Services OKJOBS on-line External Listings applicant system (www.jobaps.com/ok/).
Current State of Oklahoma employees with permanent status in the classified service, or those having reinstatement rights must apply through the Office of Management and Enterprise Services OKJOBS on-line Internal Listings applicant system (www.jobaps.com/OK/promo.asp).
For questions regarding specific duties or details of this job, please contact Human Resources at HR@okdrs.gov
For inquiries on the application process or general application inquiries, please contact Applicant Services at (405) 521-2171.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.
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) certification.
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 Rehabilitation Services.
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.
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