APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 35
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
Rehabilitation Counselors manage a caseload budget; determine eligibility or ineligibility; assess rehabilitation needs; develop individualized plans for employment (IPE); coordinate the delivery of services; and provide counseling and advocacy services for individuals whose mental or physical disability presents a barrier to employment and/or self-sufficiency.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
The Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation is recruiting for Rehabilitation Counselor 3 vacancies in Carson City, Reno, Las Vegas and rural communities. The Rehabilitation Counselor 3 makes eligibility decisions for program services; provides eligible individuals with sufficient counseling and guidance to assist him/her to complete an adequate assessment of vocational needs; develops Individual Plans for Employment (IPE); manages cases in a manner that ensures timely case movement and delivery of services; ensures that accurate case documentation is in case files; ensures case expenditures are appropriate; completes required actions with sufficient written documentation and justification as needed to obtain the required number of employment outcomes; completes all required supervisory courses within required time frames; effectively leads a team and promotes efficient work flow and production; investigates complaints regarding staff and provides mediation to resolve complaints; takes progressive corrective action and monitors improvement; consults and collaborates with management when dealing with significant issues; provides staff with adequate direction, training and instruction; and completes staff evaluations in a consistent and timely manner; provides feedback in a productive, consistent and timely manner; provides quality customer service.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Master's degree in rehabilitation counseling or health, social or other related behavioral science, and two years of journey level experience as a Rehabilitation Counselor which must have included making eligibility, ineligibility and employment outcome determinations by applying federal, state and agency regulations, policies and procedures for a public vocational rehabilitation program; negotiating and resolving conflicts; and performing community outreach public relations activities for an assigned program; OR a Master's degree as described above and one year of experience as a Rehabilitation Counselor II in Nevada State service.
Current certification or proof of eligibility to sit for the Rehabilitation Counselor Certification exam from the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification is required at time of application for Rehabilitation Supervisor and Rehabilitation Counselor III.
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.