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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/10/18

Applications Due08/25/18

Vacancy ID57951

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleVocational Rehabilitation Counselor (Spanish Language)

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade19

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $59671 to $75785 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Provisional

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address NYS Commission for the Blind-Harlem District Office

163 West 125th Street, Suite 209

City New York


Zip Code10027

Minimum Qualifications
One year permanent competitive service as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor or Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Spanish Language or eligible for 70.1 transfer or reachable on the Civil Service eligible list.

The examination for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor is continuous recruitment. Qualifications for the examination:

A current Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) certificate;

OR a Master's degree in rehabilitation counseling, including a supervised internship from a Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) accredited program;

OR a Master's degree in rehabilitation counseling or counseling and notice of eligibility to sit for the CRCC certificate examination.

Note: You must demonstrate and pass a Spanish Language test to show your ability to understand Spanish and to speak it fluently.

Duties Description
Coordinate the development of individual service plans and the delivery of services to consumers with physical and/or cognitive disabilities with the primary goal to assist the consumer in attaining/retaining optimum employment or daily living and/or social skills.

Coordinate the resources of family, community, service providers, educational institutions, and employers to further the attainment of the NYS Commission for the Blind consumer’s program goals.

Additional duties to be discussed in detail during the interview.

Additional Comments May be expected to travel between 1-2 days (20%) out of the work week.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-474-0017

Email Address


Street Bureau of Personnel, EOA #18-586 MEP

52 Washington Street, 231 North

City Rensselaer

State NY

Zip Code 12144


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number of the position being applied for. Please provide your email address and your work, home and cell phone numbers. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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