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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/09/22

Applications Due08/30/22

Vacancy ID110225

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleVocational Rehabilitation Counselor Assistant, (2 Positions) ACS-2723/45174 (Brooklyn), ACS-2724/44649 (Utica)

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade13

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

Salary RangeFrom $46529 to $59542 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Kings

Street Address Adult Career and Continuing Education Services

Brooklyn VR District Office

City Brooklyn

StateNY

Zip Code11217

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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

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.

Section 70.1 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in a title SG-11 or above deemed eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law. For information regarding the transfer options of your current title, please visit the Civil Service Career Mobility Office Website.

Employees of ACCES-VR who are currently in a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Assistant 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 posting.

55b/c Appointment: These positions are eligible for 55b/c designation and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications and a current 55b/c eligibility letter.

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 Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Assistant positions in the Brooklyn and Utica District Offices. The incumbents of these positions will perform a variety of paraprofessional tasks to support counselors as they provide vocational rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities, who are interested in becoming employed or retaining their current employment. Duties of these positions include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Conduct intake interviews, review eligibility for financial assistance, and monitor training records;
• Verify employment, which may require site visits to rehabilitation facilities, schools and training centers;
• Authorize necessary medical diagnostic examinations;
• Prepare financial and statistical records and reports;
• Prepare routine correspondence to consumers and their families, vendors and other agencies concerning consumer status and progress, and
• Schedule transportation, interpreters, readers, and independent living services for disabled consumers.

Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: These will be permanent appointments. For 55b/c appointment, candidates must possess the minimum qualifications, a current 55b/c eligibility letter and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility. 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. Verification of degree will be required at the time of interview for all candidates. These positions will require occasional statewide travel (20% of assignment).

* Leads to a maximum salary of $59,542 based on annual performance advances.

** In addition to the listed base salary, this position receives a $3,026 Annual Downstate Adjustment.

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by August 30, 2022 to accesjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for these positions. You must include the Box number (see below) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

ACS-2723/45174 (Brooklyn)**
ACS-2724/44649 (Utica)


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, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by August 30, 2022 to accesjobs@nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Your resume must clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for these positions. You must include the Box number (see below) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. Your social security number may be required to confirm your eligibility.

ACS-2723/45174 (Brooklyn)**
ACS-2724/44649 (Utica)

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