[Nfbk] FW: Job Announcement - VR Counselor II, Williston, ND

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Subject: FW: Job Announcement - VR Counselor II, Williston, ND


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Position Title: Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor II (4222)

Position Number: 325-210-00003493 (60-47-0368)

Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Salary Range: $2961 - $3948 monthly

Status: Full-time Regular 

City: Williston ND

Type of Recruitment: Internal/External

Requisition Number: 2918114 


For More Information, Assistance or Accommodation Contact:  Andrea Meyer

Employing Unit: Northwest Human Service Center

Section: Vocational Rehabilitation

Telephone Number: 701-774-4666

TTY Number: 701-774-4692


Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a bachelor's degree in vocational rehabilitation, social work,
psychology, counseling, or other closely related rehabilitation degree AND:

*	Three years experience working with special populations in a direct
service capacity; OR
*	Two years of experience as a vocational rehabilitation counselor; OR
*	A master's degree in one of the above disciplines.


Preference will be given to applicants who meet the ND Qualified
Rehabilitation Professional (QRP) standards as follows: a Certified
Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC); a master's degree in rehabilitation
counseling or a counseling-related field from a program accredited by the
Council on Rehabilitation Counselor Education (CORE) or the Council on
Accreditation of Counseling-Related Programs (CACRP); OR a master's degree
in a closely-related field and eligibility to write the Council on
Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) Examination. COLLEGE


NOTE: Individuals selected for any Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
position will be required to meet the ND Qualified Rehabilitation
Professional (QRP) standards within five years from the date of appointment.


Application Procedures/Comments:

*	Complete a State of ND Application for Employment (SFN 10950).
Access application form at: http://www.nd.gov/hrms/jobs/appforms.html or
hard copy from any ND Job Service Office. 
*	Please include the position # and requisition # on your application.
Also, provide details in the employment history sections of the application
form on how your education, experience and skills will qualify you for this
position. Supplemental information such as a cover letter and resume may be
included, but the initial review and score will be based on the information
provided on SFN 10950.
*	Please fill in all information requested on the application form,
such as dates of employment, hours worked per week, credits earned, etc.

.        The Department's Human Resource Division staff will score
applications against the minimum qualifications and preferences listed on
the job announcement and qualifying military service.  After the scoring is
completed, a certified list of eligible candidates and the applications will
be forwarded to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible
interview, based on the final scores.

.        Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

.        All application material must be received on or before the closing
date at the following address: 

Human Resource Division

Department of Human Services

600 East Boulevard Avenue Dept 325

Bismarck ND 58505-0250

Fax: 701-328-1927; e-mail: dhshr at nd.gov


Summary of Work:

Duties involve carrying a caseload covering the full range of physical and
mental disabilities, but with an emphasis on working with persons who
experience mental illness.  Work includes providing services to clients to
help them cope with their disabilities and achieve their employment goals.
This position requires outreach to rural areas at least 2 days each month.
The case management activities must meet state and federal guidelines.
Duties also involve providing services to both clients with disabilities and
potential employers in the community. Client services include: information,
referral and intake, vocational assessment, counseling and guidance, working
with client in development of an employment plan, job development, job
seeking skills training, job placement, follow-up, plus maintaining a
general caseload and completing the appropriate paperwork. Employer Services
include providing consultation, technical assistance and information to
employers so they can employ individuals with disabilities.


The ND Department of Human Services offers challenging work opportunities, a
full range of employee benefits, including a comprehensive employer-paid
health plan, paid leave, a retirement plan, flexible work hours, and more.
For more information, contact our website at: http://www.nd.gov/dhs.



The state of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, genetics or
disability in employment or the provision of services, and complies with the
provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.



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