Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, (2 Positions) Box ACS-2267/44427, ACS-2271/4443


: $51,130.00 - $79,090.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Post Secondary

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Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.

Section 70.1 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in either of the following titles: Senior Employment Counselor, Vocational Rehab Counselor (Manual Communication), or Vocational Rehab Counselor (Spanish Language).

NOTE: The Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor is a continuous recruitment examination. To qualify for the examination, you must have a current Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) certificate OR a master's degree in rehabilitation counseling, including a supervised internship from a Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) accredited program OR a master's degree in rehabilitation counseling or counseling and notice of eligibility to sit for the CRCC certificate examination.

Areas of evaluation and application instructions for this examination are available on the Department of Civil Service web site at Please send application forms for the exam to the Department of Civil Service.

Employees of ACCES-VR who are currently in a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor position and are interested in transferring to a location listed on this flyer MUST apply for the position as outlined in the Application section of this flyer.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department's Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services - Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) is seeking candidates for two Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor positions in the Syracuse District Office. This office assist persons with disabilities to attain employment, educational, and/or independent living goals. Duties of these positions include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Manage a caseload, including writing case notes and maintaining supporting documentation;
* Determine eligibility;
* Develop employment goals and Individualized Plans for Employment;
* Purchase goods and services as needed for individuals to reach their employment goals;
* Coordinate the resources of the family, community, and specialists; and
* Determine case closure.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: These will be permanent appointments. Promotions and transfers may change appointees' negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree and/or Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification will be required at the time of interview for all candidates.

* Leads to a maximum salary of $75,785 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by July 19, 2019 to ...@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (ACS-2267/44427 and ACS-2271/4443) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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