[Nfbk] FW: OFB Vacancy - VR Program Spec I - McDowell (Recreation Leader)

George Stokes kd4ckt at bellsouth.net
Wed Nov 30 14:54:14 UTC 2011



From: Wright, Jennifer (OFB-FK) [mailto:JenniferN.Wright at ky.gov] 
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Subject: OFB Vacancy - VR Program Spec I - McDowell (Recreation Leader)


Below is information pertaining to the vacancy posting for the Vocational
Rehabilitation Program Specialist I at the McDowell Center. This is the
Recreation Leader position. Please feel free to pass along to any interested
individuals.  The posting ends on December 8, therefore it is crucial that
anyone interested submit their application on-line through the Kentucky
Personnel Cabinet website before that date.  A link has been provided below
to apply for state government positions and provides additional information
on completing the on-line application process.

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Job Title :


Title Code :


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.

Minimum Requirement - Primary Experience :


Education Substitution :


Experience Substitution :


Special Requirements :


Agency :

51 - Educ. & Workforce Development Cab.

Department/Division/Branch/Address :

Office for the Blind
Charles McDowell Center
8412 Westport Road
Louisville, KY 40242

Location :


Agency Contact :

JenniferN.Wright at ky.gov

# of Vacancies :


Position Type :

Full-time Merit (18A)

Work Schedule :

1st Shift

Vacancy Type :

Competitive - Open To All Candidates

Work Week :

37.5 hr/wk

Pay Grade :


Salary Range:

Pay Grade 12 (MIN-MID) $29,129.28 - $38,588.64 yearly at 37.5 hour work week

Special Entrance Rate :


Description of Job Duties

Plans & organizes late afternoon and evening recreational activities for the
consumers, plus one activity on the weekend. Encourages consumers
participation in order to learning and participating in new activities and
hobbies. Coordinates services with vendors, counselors, and other service
providers. Learns to provide training in World of Work(WOW) class on topics
such as being a team player, problem solving skills, and acceptable work
behaviors. Assists consumers in applying for, obtaining, and participating
in Para-transit and other necessary services and non-medical services beyond
the Center. Provides documentation on consumers progress on the ability to
obtain their goals and objectives.

Selection Method :

Qualifying: All candidates who apply and meet the minimum requirements are
eligible for placement on the register for hiring consideration.

Group :


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.

Additional Requirements :

Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to
a drug screening test and background check.

Post Date :


Post Ending Date :





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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