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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/09/21

Applications Due09/30/21

Vacancy ID91045

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleSenior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (Open to NYS Employees Only), Box ACS-2469/43620 (Albany), ACS-2471/43820 (Malone)

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade22

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

Salary RangeFrom $69603 to $88124 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 40%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Adult Career and Continuing Education Services

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as a Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor.

Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for this title. If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.

Provisional Appointment: In the absence of an eligible list with three or more candidates willing to accept a position, a temporary provisional appointment may be considered. For provisional appointment, candidates must be a qualified employee of New York State and have had one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (Manual Communications), or Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (Spanish Language). Provisional candidates must take the examination for Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor when it is next offered and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment.

Employees of ACCES-VR who are currently in a Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor position and are interested in transferring to the location indicated on this flyer MUST apply for the position as outlined in the Application section of this flyer.

Duties Description The New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) is seeking candidates for two Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor positions in the Albany and Malone District Offices. These Offices assist persons with disabilities to attain employment, educational, and/or independent living goals. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Supervise and direct a unit of Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, who plan and coordinate the vocational rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities;
• Assign new cases to staff for evaluation and the preparation of an Individualized Plan for Employment with the consumer;
• Evaluate the progress of counselors’ case activities to ensure that cases are being handled properly and expeditiously;
• Expedite the processing of case referrals by developing and maintaining relationships with referral sources, and
• Conduct training for new counselors and interns in the techniques and principles of rehabilitation counseling through personal instruction and work review.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: These will be contingent-permanent or temporary-provisional appointments. Provisional candidates must take the examination for Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor when it is next offered and must be reachable on the resulting eligible list to maintain employment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Candidates should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. These positions require extensive statewide travel (40% of assignment).

* Leads to a maximum salary of $88,124 based on annual performance advances.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by September 30, 2021 to accesjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (see list below) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for these positions, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by NYSED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.

ACS-2469/43620 (Albany)
ACS-2471/43820 (Malone)

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

Name Office of Human Resources Management

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address accesjobs@nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by September 30, 2021 to accesjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (see list below) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify for these positions, when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by NYSED Personnel for your social security number to confirm your State employment history.

ACS-2469/43620 (Albany)
ACS-2471/43820 (Malone)

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