[Jobs] Rehab Counselor Minnesota

Andrews, David B (DEED) david.b.andrews at state.mn.us
Mon Aug 27 13:56:07 UTC 2018

Minnesota State Services for the Blind has an opening for a rehab counselor, in the Twin Cities metro, working mainly with transition-age youth.

Job Posting

Job Title

Rehabilitation Couns Sr

Job ID



St. Paul

Full/Part Time





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[Department of Employment and Economic Development]

Job Details


Job Class:  Rehabilitation Counselor Senior

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 08/27/2018
Closing Date: 09/05/2018
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: MN Department of Employment & Economic Development
Division/Unit: State Services for the Blind - Workforce Development Unit
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday - Friday
Travel Required: Yes
Salary Range: $22.20 - $32.41/hourly; $46,354 - $67,672/annually
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary


Job Summary
DEED's State Services for the Blind (SSB) has been serving blind, visually impaired and DeafBlind Minnesotans since 1923.  It does so with a staff of 130 dedicated personnel, over 650 skilled volunteers, an active State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind and a host of community partners.  Each year SSB assists thousands in leading full, active and productive lives.  Come be part of a great organization in a great state!
This position plans, authorizes, and coordinates service delivery of individualized vocational rehabilitation (VR) services in partnership with blind and visually impaired, and/or deaf blind customers ages 14 - 21.  Counselors work to enable student/youth customers who possess substantial impediments to employment to obtain pre-employment transition services to achieve successful employment outcomes.  This position participates in all aspects of implementing the mission and purpose of the Workforce Development Unit of State Services for the Blind.
This position works with consumers who are blind, visually impaired and DeafBlind.  The selected candidate must complete the required 6/7 week Adjustment to Blindness (ATB) training.
Job Duties:
-Plan and provide individualized pre-employment transition services needed to facilitate the achievement of the customer's vocational rehabilitation goal.
-Monitor case services budget for accurate reflection of the pre-employment transition services and supports needed by each customer to reach an employment goal.
-Conduct a comprehensive assessment of all factors relevant to the development and preparation of the IPE in accordance with federal and state law and applicable policies and procedures.
-Working in partnership with the customer, parent/guardian(s), and the IEP team implement and successfully complete an IPE resulting in the provision of pre-employment transition services.
Travel Required.



Minimum Qualifications:
Master's Degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling, Blind Rehabilitation Teaching, Social Work, Psychology, Disability Studies, Human Resources, Education, Special Education, School Counseling.
You must submit a copy of your transcripts.  Please email them to:  heidi.l.hartwig at state.mn.us<mailto:heidi.l.hartwig at state.mn.us> OR fax to 651-297-5343 OR mail to:  Dept. of Employment and Economic Development, Attn:  Heidi Hartwig, 1st National Bank Building, 332 Minnesota Street. Suite E200, St. Paul, MN  55101.
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working with individuals who are Blind, visually impaired or DeafBlind

Additional Requirements
Resumes of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above.  If your skills match the required skills for this positon, the department may contact you.  Employee reference checks will be conducted on all finalists.  This may include a review of documentation related to job performance.  It includes contact with the applicant's current and/or former employers.
A Criminal Background Check will be conducted on all finalists for this position.  A criminal conviction will not automatically remove you from consideration for employment.
When the position requires travel and the applicant drives a state owned or leased vehicle, a driver's license and record check will be conducted.

Application Details


Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
How to Apply
Click "Apply" at the bottom of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.
If you have questions about the position, contact Heidi Hartwig at heidi.l.hartwig at state.mn.us<mailto:heidi.l.hartwig at state.mn.us> or 651.259.7101.
The Department of Employment and Economic Development is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer, and encourages all qualified candidates to apply for job opportunities.  If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application and search tools, please contact Karen Lilledahl at 651-259-7089 or Karen.Lilledahl at state.mn.us<mailto:Karen.Lilledahl at state.mn.us>.  Please indicate what assistance is needed.

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Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
State Services for the Blind
2200 University Ave West, Suite 240, St. Paul MN 55114
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