Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist

Recruitment #220107-K21C-I01

Introduction

Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Level III, K21C
     
Location:  VR#67 – Tulsa

Monthly/Annual Salary:          Monthly          Annual 
Level III (Pay band L)    $3,655.369   $43,864.43
Level II (Pay band K)    $3,161.968   $37,943.62

This is a re-announcement of #21-028. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS MUST RE-APPLY TO BE CONSIDERED.

Essential Functions:
Position is responsible for working with Hispanic individuals with disabilities including adult and transition in Tulsa. Duties include consulting 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.

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.

Benefit Highlights:
The Department of Rehabilitation Services provides a comprehensive benefits package designed to support our employees and their dependents.

Benefits Include:
• Generous state paid benefit allowance to help cover insurance premiums
• A wide choice of health insurance plans with no pre-existing condition exclusions or limitations
• Flexible spending accounts for health care expenses or dependent care
• Employee assistance programs and health and fitness programs
• 11 paid holidays
• 15 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave for the first year
• Retirement Savings Plan with a generous match
• Longevity Bonus for years of service
• 5% additional pay for the possession of an appropriate professional certification or licensure
• Training opportunities to help meet CEU requirements

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

ALL SOURCES – Applicants, without previous state service OR currently in trial period 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 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) 521-2177.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II -
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 the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE), or the Professional Vocational Evaluator (PVE) certification. Level III - requirements at this level consist of those listed at Level II plus two years of professional experience in counseling, job placement, vocational evaluation or rehabilitation.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference given to applicants with fluency in Spanish language both written and oral and in depth knowledge of Spanish cultures. Preference may be given to applicants currently holding a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) certification or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and with experience in counseling.

Selective Qualifications:
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

NOTES

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.