Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist II
Company: State of Oklahoma
Posted on: January 11, 2019
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. LEVEL DESCRIPTORS 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. Level II: 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. Level III: This is the expert level of this job family where employees will assume full responsibility for a caseload/workload and serve as a subject matter resource person and consultant. In addition to the subject matter expert functions, individuals working at this level may perform additional functions as a subject matter expert regarding: American Indian VR, Workforce/Navigator, Specific Disabilities, Multi-Cultural Competence, Home/Vehicle/Worksite Modifications, Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Acts, Transition, Public Agency Resources, Independent Living, Community Resources, Outreach, Mentoring, Job Placement/Job Development, Disability Legislation, Self-Employment/Entrepreneurship, Assistive Technology Services, and others. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level II: 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. Level III: Education and Experience 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. NOTE: Experience which was incidental or not reflective of a major responsibility or duty of the position shall not be accepted as qualifying. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT 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. NOTES Application 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 documentation of eligibility to sit for above certifications 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 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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