[Nfbk] FW: OFB Vacancy Posting for Voc Rehab Counselor - Prestonsburg

George Stokes george4581 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 20:32:40 UTC 2016



From: Wright, Jennifer (OFB-FK) [mailto:JenniferN.Wright at ky.gov] 
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Subject: OFB Vacancy Posting for Voc Rehab Counselor - Prestonsburg


Below is information pertaining to the vacancy posting for the Vocational
Rehab Counselor position in the Prestonsburg office, which was recently left
vacant with Norma McCormick's retirement. Please feel free to pass this
along to any interested individuals.  The posting ends on January 29th,
therefore it is crucial that anyone interested submit their application
online through the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet website on or before that
date.  A link is provided below to apply for state government positions. It
provides additional information on completing the online application


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Job Title : 


Minimum Requirement - Primary Education : 

Graduate of a college or university with a master'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 : 


Substitution Clause : 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: A bachelor's degree in one of the above areas plus
two years of professional experience in vocational rehabilitation,
vocational assessment, employer relations or rehabilitation technology will
substitute for the required master's degree. 

Special Requirements : 


Post Employment Requirements : 


Agency : 

51 - Educ. & Workforce Development Cabinet 

Department/Division/Branch/Address : 

Department for Workforce Investment 
Office for the Blind 
16 Bingham Avenue 
Prestonsburg, KY 41653 

Location : 

Floyd County 

Agency Contact : 

Jennifer Wright 

Agency Contact email and/or telephone number : 

JenniferN.Wright at ky.gov 

# of Vacancies : 


Position Type : 

Full-time Merit (18A) 

Work Schedule : 

1st Shift 

Vacancy Type : 

Competitive - Open To All Candidates 

FLSA Designation 

NON-EXEMPT - The position(s) is/are not exempt from FLSA requirements for
time and a half overtime compensation. The employee(s) will earn time and a
half for time worked in excess of 40 hours per work week. 

Work Week : 

37.5 hr/wk 

Pay Grade : 


Salary Range: 

Pay Grade 13 (MIN-MID) $32,042.40 - $42,656.40 yearly at 37.5 hour work week
OR $34,178.64 - $45,500.16 yearly at 40 hour work week 

Special Entrance Rate : 


Description of Job Duties 

Provides vocational rehabilitation counseling, assesses consumers, collects,
evaluates and interprets medical, psychological, vocational and other
reports to determine eligibility for services and in determining needs for
vocational rehab services for consumers to prepare for, enter into, or
retain employment; coordinates appointments for consumers. Works with
employers to perform job development, job analysis and follow-up services;
assures job placement is consistent with consumers' unique strengths,
abilities and interest and coordinates job coaching and other services
needed from professionals. Plans and coordinates the delivery of vocational
rehab services based on assessments and Individual Plans for Employment
(IPE); provides consumers with information concerning services, service
providers, responsibilities and terms; monitors caseload budgets, assesses
the need for rehabilitation technology. Develops and maintains case
documentation; interprets and applies agency policies and procedures and
state and federal laws; enters data into the Case Management System; travels
throughout the district to provide services to consumers. Develops referrals
and performs basic public relation functions and partners with
organizations, schools, physicians, etc. throughout the district to arrange
services for consumers. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Group : 


Characteristics of the Class : 

Determines eligibility for persons for vocational rehabilitation services
and provides vocational rehabilitation services to persons with disabilities
seeking gainful employment; 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 : 

Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a
valid driver's license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status
may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary
it will be listed in the specific position description for that position.
Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to
a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in
positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders
in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth
in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice
must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination
Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317. 

Post Date : 


Post Ending Date : 





Jennifer Wright

Kentucky Career Center

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
 <mailto:JenniferN.Wright at ky.gov> JenniferN.Wright at ky.gov
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