Vending Facility Business Consultant I

Recruitment #210908-K31A-01


Location:    SBVI 33 – BEP, OKC

May be filled at Level II, K31B

Essential Functions

This position is responsible for providing extensive consultation with the Randolph-Sheppard Business Enterprise Program Licensed Managers in all aspects of good business practices. Duties include promoting business opportunities for the blind and visually impaired by seeking new locations for vending facilities that consist of snack bars, cafes, cafeterias and vending machines. Duties also include recommending and coordinating training for blind and visually impaired vendors and monitoring to ensure Licensed Manager compliance with federal, state, and agency policies and procedures associated with the restaurant and vending industries.

Applicant must be willing to perform all job related travel. 

Probationary period (or trial period if applicable) is required.

Background Check:
The Department of Rehabilitation Services will conduct a criminal background check on new hires as part of an offer of employment that is made contingent upon a successful criminal background check.


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 ( 

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 (
For questions regarding specific duties or details of this job, please email

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 related to assisting persons who are blind to become successful business owners.  Implements a program pertaining to the establishment and operation of vending facilities by the blind and visually impaired.


This job family consists of two levels of work which are distinguished by the depth and breadth of accountability and the level of responsibility assigned for providing direction and leadership in administering assigned programs or activities.

Level I:    
This is the entry level where employees are assigned responsibilities for performing entry level duties providing basic business consultant services to persons who are blind.  Consultants at this level provide basic financial and business management consultation to vendors in the Business Enterprise Program.  Consultants at this level provide consultation on the basic upkeep and repair of vending equipment.  At this level employees are assigned responsibilities which are limited in size and/or scope involving the supervision, direction, management, coordination or implementation of the Business Enterprise Program.

Level II:
This is the career level where employees are assigned responsibilities for performing a full range of duties at the full performance level providing business consultant services to persons who are blind.  Consultants at this level provide extensive business, financial and management instruction for vendors in the Business Enterprise Program.


Level I:
Education and Experience requirements consist of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, hotel and restaurant administration, accounting, culinary arts or a closely related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of experience in the operation of vending facilities, snack bars, cafes, cafeterias or restaurants for each year of required education.

Level II: 
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of those identified in Level I plus two years of additional experience as a Vending Facility Business Consultant.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the application. 

***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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