CRITICAL HIRING NEEDS


SENIOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELOR, QUALIFIED REHABILITATION PROFESSIONAL (SVRC-QRP)

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Counseling staff at the DOR assist people with disabilities to achieve independence through employment, which is one of the primary functions of the Department. Positions are available in locations statewide. In order to gain eligibility for employment, you must complete an online examination. The online examination is available 24/7.

JOB DUTIES/REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT

The SVRC-QRP evaluates the vocational rehabilitation potential and eligibility of persons with physical and mental disabilities in order to develop an individualized plan for each person being served. The requirements for appointment to the SVRC-QRP class include either a Masters or Doctoral degree in counseling or a closely related field, or a person may possess an active certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. Students in the last academic year of this Masters’ or Doctoral program may also apply.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Related Masters or Doctoral Degrees

Rehabilitation Counseling Internships


SUPPORT SERVICES ASSISTANT (INTERPRETER) (SSA-I)

The Interpreter at the DOR provides a wide range of interpreting services for Rehabilitation Counselors for the Deaf or other deaf or hard of hearing staff members. Positions are available in locations statewide. In order to gain the eligibility for employment, you must complete an examination in person.

JOB DUTIES/REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT

A SSA(I) facilitates communication between individuals with hearing impairments and hearing persons, by serving as an interpreter. The requirements for appointment to the SSA(I) classification include either six months' experience providing interpreting services to hearing impaired persons or possession of at least one valid certificate issued by the Registry of interpreters for the Deaf.


SUPPORT SERVICES ASSISTANT (GENERAL) (SSA-G)

The SSA(G) at the DOR provides reasonable accommodation to the known physical limitations of specific employees for completion of their work tasks. Positions are available in locations statewide. In order to gain eligibility for employment, you must compete in an examination. 

JOB DUTIES/REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT

A SSA(G) provides reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled applicant or State employee; performs reading services; serves as a messenger; transports and accompanies staff members to places of business where services are otherwise unavailable; performs simple clerical services; and performs other job related support work. No education and/or experience required.