Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 10:09 AM
Agency: Department of Education
Working Title: VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION TECHNICIAN :
Posting Closing Date: 10/09/2017
DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
FORT WALTON BEACH
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION TECHNICIAN
Minimum Hiring Salary: 2048.30 Monthly
*The salary may be negotiable dependent upon years of experience, education level and available salary rate.
Our Mission is to help people with disabilities find and maintain employment and enhance their independence. Our Vision is to become the first place people with disabilities turn when seeking employment and a top resource for employers in need of qualified employees.
This Advertisement may be used to fill current and future vacancies for up to 6 months
A bachelors degree from an accredited college or university. Experience in a counseling, job placement, job coaching or public vocational rehabilitation program can substitute on a year:for:year basis for the required education.
BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT
It is the policy of the Florida Department of Education that applicants for employment undergo level 2 employment screening in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, Florida Statutes, as a condition of employment or being permitted to serve as a volunteer.
All applicants for employment or to volunteer who are selected for an interview will be provided with the Consent to Background Screening form for level 2 screening, the Affidavit of Good Moral Character, and the Notice of Rights. The leading candidate for employment or to volunteer will be required to execute the Consent form and Affidavit, report to a designated location, and submit fingerprints for level 2 screening.
No applicant for a designated position will be employed or permitted to volunteer until the level 2 screening results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Department.
Level 2 background screening shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for statewide criminal and juvenile records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, and federal criminal records checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and may include local criminal records checks through local law enforcement agencies.
(Note: The omission of specific job duties does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.)
This is professional work assisting Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors with casework providing services to eligible individuals with disabilities related to the coordination of consumer activities or special projects and in compliance with Federal and State requirements, and monitoring client/reimbursement activities.
This position is expected to perform these duties with a minimum of direct supervision:
:Works directly with customers by obtaining referral information
:Assists VR Counselors with interviews
:Makes referrals for appointments
:Completes the VR applications and assesses resources
:Implements necessary procedures to acquire additional information needed including vocational, psychological, and medical information
:Maintains ongoing contact with customers through review of customer records and field visits to determine case service status
:Conducts thorough search for customers where contact has been lost through all means known to the agency
:Communicates with vendors, staff, community rehabilitation providers, community/One Stop partners, and employers to expedite services for new and existing customers
:Schedules customer services identified in the Individual Plan for Employment (IPE) or case record
:Coordinates necessary transportation
:Assist customers with purchasing of equipment, tools, supplies, clothing, licenses
:Assists counselor with job placement and fo
• Location: alachua, Gainesville
• Post ID: 18818467 gainesville