[Nfbk] FW: OFB Vacancy Posting for VR Counselor - Louisville Office

Todd E. Stephens todde.stephens at windstream.net
Wed May 23 23:38:17 UTC 2018




From: Wright, Jennifer (OFB-FK) [mailto:JenniferN.Wright at ky.gov] 
Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:57 AM
Subject: OFB Vacancy Posting for VR Counselor - Louisville Office


Below is information pertaining to the vacancy posting for the VR Counselor
position in the Louisville office.  

Please feel free to pass this along to any individuals you think may be
interested. The posting ends on June 1, therefore it is important that
anyone interested submit their application online through the Kentucky
Personnel Cabinet website by that date.  A link is provided below to apply
for state government positions. It provides additional information on
completing the online application process.




Jefferson County 



51 - Educ. & Workforce Development Cab. 

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 

Characteristics of the Job:

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.

Minimum Requirement - 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 - Experience: None

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: NONE.

Post-Employment Requirements: None


Office for the Blind
8412 Westport Road
Louisville, KY 40242

Agency Contact email and/or telephone number : JenniferN.Wright at ky.gov

# of Vacancies :1

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 :13

Special Entrance Rate: No

Probationary Period: This job has an initial and promotional probationary
period of 6 months. For additional information refer to:

Description of Job Duties

This position provides vocational rehabilitation counseling services for
individuals who are blind or visually-impaired. The services this position
provides include, but are not limited to, developing Individual Plans for
Employment; collecting, evaluating and interpreting medical, psychological,
vocational and other reports to determine eligibility for services;
assessing consumers to determine the vocational rehabilitation services they
need to enter into, or retain employment; and assessing consumer needs for
rehabilitation technology. This position also works to provide information
to consumers concerning individual responsibilities and terms for services
and develops and maintains case documentation using the Case Management

This position develops referrals, performs basic public relation functions
and partners with organizations, schools, physicians, etc. to coordinate
services for consumers and works with employers to perform job development,
job analysis and follow-up services once consumers are placed to ensure the
job placements are consistent with consumers' unique strengths, abilities
and interests, as outlined in Individual Plans for Employment (IPEs). 

This position travels throughout the following counties to provide services
and to perform other duties as needed: Bullitt, Jefferson, and Oldham


Typical Working Conditions: 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 :05/23/2018

Post Ending Date :06/01/2018


Jennifer Wright

Kentucky Career Center

Office for the Blind

275 East Main Street Mail Stop 2-EJ

Frankfort, KY 40621

Phone: (502) 782-3407

Toll Free (800) 321-6668

Fax: (502) 564-6745

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