Job Placement Specialist II

Recruitment #220525-K24B-01

Introduction

Location:    SBVI 64 – Tulsa

Monthly/Annual Salary:           Monthly         Annual
Level II (Pay Band J)                 $2,870.30        $34,443.61

Essential Functions:
This position will place DRS clients into jobs, will develop relationships with businesses, state agencies, and other organizations by marketing DRS services; assists clients in obtaining skills training, developing resume and interview techniques; presents job search workshops and job readiness training; will stay current on what jobs are available across the state and in local communities. The Job Placement Specialist will work with vocational rehabilitation counselors, teachers, and other professionals in evaluating the job readiness of individual clients and in monitoring the progress of clients who secure employment. The successful candidate must be willing to participate in blindness skills training in order to be proficient at recognizing the ability and potential of employment possibilities for people who are blind or visually impaired. Extensive travel including some overnight stays may be required. Must be willing to perform all job-related travel.
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

Method of Application:  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 in state service 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 consist of a bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in providing job placement in the private or public sector; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one additional year of qualifying experience for each year of the required bachelor’s degree.

Conclusion

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.


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