Monday, June 24, 2013

Job Posting: Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist I (AT Spec) Sommerset Ky Office

Below is information pertaining to the vacancy posting for the Voc Rehab Program Specialist I position (AT Specialist) in the Somerset Office, which was left vacant by Sonya Roark’s retirement.  Please feel free to pass this along to any interested individuals.  The posting ends on July 1, therefore it is crucial that anyone interested submit their application online through the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet website before that date.  A link is provided below to apply for state government positions. It provides additional information on completing the online application process.
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Minimum Requirement - Primary Education :
Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation, rehabilitation teaching or therapy, guidance and/or counseling, psychology, sociology, orientation and mobility, social work, special education, education with emphasis in vocational counseling or a related field.
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Agency :
51 - Educ. & Workforce Development Cab.
Department/Division/Branch/Address :
Office for the Blind
650 North Main Street
Suite 240
Somerset, KY 42501
Location :
Pulaski County
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Full-time Merit (18A)
Work Schedule :
1st Shift
Vacancy Type :
Competitive - Open To All Candidates
Work Week :
37.5 hr/wk
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Salary Range:
Pay Grade 12 (MIN-MID) $29,129.28 - $38,588.64 yearly at 37.5 hour work week
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Description of Job Duties
Provide consultation in development, coordination, and implementation of assistive technology services. Under supervision provide consultation in development, coordination, and implementation of assistive technology(AT)services. Interprets medical reports and other information to evaluate consumers' need for AT software and hardware; trains consumers on how to operate the AT software and hardware in home, school and workplace settings; manages and builds caseloads through referrals; maintains appropriate documentation for provision of services; prepares monthly reports; identifies and coordinates AT purchases with counselors and vendors. Serves as a community educator and conducts public relations activities on behalf of the agency. Performs other duties as assigned.
Selection Method :
Qualifying: All candidates who apply and meet the minimum requirements are eligible for placement on the register for hiring consideration.
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Characteristics of the Class :
Under supervision, gains skills to perform professional level vocational rehabilitation functions such as vocational or technology assessments, rehabilitation technology, rehabilitation instruction, personal adjustment, job development and job placement functions, basic public relations functions, supported employment and/or vocational evaluation; OR Under supervision performs as a novice counselor, providing basic vocational rehabilitation caseload duties such as collecting information and making recommendations for determining eligibility, plan development and implementation; and performs other duties as required.
Typical Working Conditions and Unique Physical Requirements :
Work is performed primarily in an office setting. Occasional travel will be required to coordinate services between customers and the agency.
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Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.
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Jennifer Wright
Office for the Blind
275 East Main Street
2nd Floor Mail Stop 2-EJ
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: (502) 782-3407
Toll Free (800) 321-6668
Fax: (502) 564-2951

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