APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 33
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Rehabilitation Instructors assist blind and visually impaired clients in achieving employability, personal adjustment and maximum independence through training in alternative techniques of worksite functionality and daily living in clients┐ work site, residence and in the community.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
The position provides instruction and alternative techniques for independent living including, but not limited to, instruction in the use of magnifiers, illumination controls, adaptive aids, and assistive computer technologies. Additionally, the incumbent provides instruction and development of Braille reading and writing skills. The incumbent will be required to travel up to 100 miles to the surrounding rural communities. Driver's license or the ability to travel with accommodation is required.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in rehabilitation teaching of the blind or closely related field and one year of professional experience training persons who are blind or visually impaired in alternative techniques of independent living and providing instruction in the use of low vision aids in a rehabilitation setting; OR one year of experience as a Rehabilitation Instructor I in Nevada State service.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for fingerprinting.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.