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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/24/18

Applications Due08/14/18

Vacancy ID55423

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleVocational Rehabilitation Counselor Assistant, Box ACS-2077/45187

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade13

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $42986 to $55008 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Dutchess

Street Address Adult Career and Continuing Education Services

City Poughkeepsie

StateNY

Zip Code12603

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for this title.

Section 70.1 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a qualifying title SG-11 or higher deemed eligible to transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

NOTE: If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.

Employees of ACCES-VR who are currently in a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Assistant position and are interested in transferring to the location indicated 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 to fill one Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Assistant position in the Mid-Hudson District Office. The incumbent of this position will perform a variety of paraprofessional tasks to support counselors as they provide vocational rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities who are interested in becoming employed or retaining their current employment. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Conduct intake interviews, review eligibility for financial assistance and monitor training records;
• Verify employment, which may require site visits to rehabilitation facilities, schools, and training centers;
• Authorize necessary medical diagnostic examinations;
• Prepare financial and statistical records and reports;
• Prepare routine correspondence to consumers and their families, vendors, and other agencies concerning consumer status and progress; and
• Schedule transportation, interpreters, readers, and independent living services for disabled consumers.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent or provisional appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Limited travel will be required. Verification of degree and/or transcripts will be required for all candidates at the time of interview.

*Leads to a maximum salary of $55,008, based on annual performance advances.

**Plus $1,513 annual Mid-Hudson location adjustment.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by August 14, 2018 to accesjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (ACS-2077/45187) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address accesjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by August 14, 2018 to accesjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (ACS-2077/45187) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.

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