[acb-hsp] FW: [acb-l] Job opportunity in the Boston area
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Qual Voc Rehab Counselor (A/B)
Massachusetts Commission For The Blind
Qual Voc Rehab Counselor (A/B)
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Full-Time or Part-Time:
$47,135.14 to $64,038.52 Annually
Number Of Vacancies:
Region 6 Boston/Brookline 48 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116
This position is funded from federal grant funds.
The Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor provides essential case management
and job placement services to a diverse caseload of legally blind adults and
transition age youth. The goal of the Vocational Rehabilitation Program is
employment and the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor manages all services
necessary to reach that goal. Services provided or arranged by the counselor
include vocational assessment and counseling, vocational training, low
vision rehabilitation, orientation and mobility training, adaptive
equipment, rehabilitation engineering, job analysis, and job placement.
Marketing and job development are key elements of this position and
excellent presentation skills are required. Community education and training
for business partners is an integral part of this position.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE: None. See Licenses and Required Education.
SUBSTITUTIONS: None. See Licenses and Required Education.
LICENSES AND REQUIRED EDUCATION: One of the following is required:
- A Master's degree or higher with a minimum of 48 semester hours in
Rehabilitation Counseling from a Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)
accredited university program; OR
- A Master's degree or higher with a minimum of 48 semester hours in an
approved related field (Counselor Education, Psychology, Counseling,
Psychology, Education with a concentration in Counseling, or Education with
a concentration in Psychology) with the completion of graduate coursework at
a CORE accredited university program in all of the following: Job
Placement/Development/ Vocational Analysis/Transferable Skills Development;
Vocational Assessment and Evaluation; Vocational and Affective Counseling;
Rehabilitation Plan Development; and Medical Aspects of Disabilities; or as
determined by CORE and as specified in the Licensed Rehabilitation Counselor
- Certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) by the
Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification with the completion of
graduate coursework at a CORE accredited university program in all of the
following: Job Placement/Development/ Vocational Analysis/Transferable
Skills Development; Vocational Assessment and Evaluation; Vocational and
Affective Counseling; Rehabilitation Plan Development; and Medical Aspects
of Disabilities; or as determined by CORE and as specified in the Licensed
Rehabilitation Counselor statute; OR
- Licensure as a Licensed Rehabilitation Counselor by the Board of
Registration of Allied Mental Health Professionals; OR
- A Bachelor's degree, commitment to obtain a Master's degree in
Rehabilitation Counseling under the terms of the hiring agency's Individual
Education Plan and possession of requirements determined by the hiring
agency and consistent with the Rehabilitation Act. In addition, based on
assignment, travel may be required. Those employees who elect to use a motor
vehicle for travel must have a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor
Vehicle Operator's license or the equivalent from another state.
Knowledge of blindness, eye disorders, and their implications.
Excellent interviewing skills.
Ability to administer or interpret evaluation instruments.
Ability to assess vocational potential.
Excellent oral and written skills.
Demonstrated case management skills.
Excellent job placement skills.
Good computer skills.
This is a Civil Service position.
Subject to the rules and regulations of Civil Service and Collective
Bargaining, preference for this position will be given to those candidates
who are eligible for Civil Service, Reinstatement/Re-employment or Recall as
A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate
as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health
and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information,
How To Apply:
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If you are applying for this position on-line, you must create a profile and
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If you do not wish to apply for this position on-line, and would prefer to
send your resume and cover letter by mail or fax please forward it to:
Disabilities and Community Services
Employment and Staffing
600 Washington Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02111
PLEASE INCLUDE JOB POSTING ID#J30094 AND QUALIFIED VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
COUNSELOR (A/B) ON ALL CORRESPONDENCE.
For questions regarding this posting, please contact DCS Customer Service at
1 (800) 393-9324.
Agency Web Address:
Ms. Maria Loughran, (617) 626-7408
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities,
veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
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