Position located at VS69-Weatherford
This position is responsible for providing technical assistance for Visual Services Rehabilitation Specialists and a Rehabilitation of the Blind Specialist and their consumers in the provision of Visual Services programs and direct services to consumers. Duties include maintaining scanned case files according to agency standards, timely and accurately processing case information through the agencyís client data system, assisting Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists in all phases of case management to assist Visual Services consumers in reaching the goal of successful employment outcomes, as well as providing technical assistance to the program manager as needed. Applicant must be willing to perform all job related travel.† Probationary period (or trial period if applicable) is required.
Background Check:† Effective January 1, 2012, the successful candidates for positions at the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services will be required to pass an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation criminal investigation and background check.
STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION
ALL SOURCES Ė Applicants, without previous classified state service, those that are in the unclassified status OR currently in probationary status, must apply through the Office of Personnel Management OKCAREERS on-line applicant system (www.ok.gov/opm/).† Current State of Oklahoma employees with permanent status in the classified service, or those having reinstatement rights; Submit one (1) complete set of all of the following application materials:† A cover letter that contains the Job Announcement Number, Job Title and Job Code of the position for which you are applying, a telephone number where you can be reached during office hours, your home mailing address, your e-mail address, your current classification and job code and a completed Office of Personnel Management Personal Data Summary Sheet (OPM-4B).† DRSí requires applicants to provide copies of performance evaluations at the interview process.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Send OPM 4B and Cover letter to:†
Department of Rehabilitation Services
Attn:† Human Resources Unit
3535 NW 58th Street, Suite 500
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112
Fax: (405) 951-3543
If you have any questions regarding this position or the application process, contact Calvin Small at (405) 951-3527.
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for performing skilled and complex technical work assisting professional rehabilitation staff in providing rehabilitation services to individuals with physical and mental disabilities, blindness or visual impairment.
The Rehabilitation Technician job family consists of three levels of work which are distinguished by the level of complexity and diversity of the specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned and the expertise required for the completion of the duties assigned.
This is the specialist level where employees are assigned advanced level work of a complex and difficult nature.† In addition to tasks performed at Level I and II, duties will include the technical management of the caseload, i.e. conducting annual reviews, conducting follow-up of consumerís progress, maintaining contact with medical, educational, personnel and/or vendors and collecting and arranging data and information.† May act as team leader in focus work groups and may be assigned special duties as assistant to unit program manager.
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of three years of technical-clerical experience in a vocational rehabilitation program; or a bachelorís degree in rehabilitation counseling, orientation and mobility, rehabilitation teaching or vocational evaluation; or a bachelorís degree in education, a behavioral science or a closely related field and one year of experience in career counseling, job placement, habilitation or a rehabilitation related field.
Scores based on: ††100% Qualification Review
***NOTE:† Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.