APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 34
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.
Orientation and Mobility Instructors provide specialized training to blind and visually impaired clients in orientation, mobility and the use of low vision aids in clients' worksite, school, residence and other locations within the community; supervise Rehabilitation Instructors and may supervise Rehabilitation Technicians; and counsel clients in achieving a positive self- image.
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 Orientation and Mobility Instructor 2 position primarily provides orientation and mobility training to clients who are blind or visually impaired. The incumbent performs evaluations, develops service plans, tracks service outcomes, handles orientation & mobility case management, completes special projects, provides supervision of a Rehab Instructor and a Rehab Technician 2, and provides excellent customer service. This position requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
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 of the blind, orientation and mobility, rehabilitation teaching or special education and one year of professional experience providing training in orientation, mobility and the use of low vision aids to blind or visually impaired clients in a rehabilitation setting; OR one year of experience as an Orientation and Mobility Instructor I in Nevada State service as described above.
A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
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.