VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELOR (ONLINE EXAM) Print Apply VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELOR (ONLINE EXAM) Salary $49,076.00 - $74,641.00 Annually Location State-Wide, PA Job Type CIVIL SERVICE ONLINE EXAM FOR FUTURE VACANCIES Department Department of Labor & Industry Job Number CS-20180###-####1 Closing Continuous + Description + Benefits + Questions THE POSITION Are you a compassionate individual who takes satisfaction in bettering the lives of others? If so, consider a career as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. IMPORTANT:YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS ONLINE EXAM POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS, AND RECEIVE YOUR SCORE PRIOR TO APPLYING TO A SPECIFIC VACANCY POSTING FOR THIS TITLE. YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA E-MAIL EACH TIME A SPECIFIC VACANCY FOR THIS JOB TITLE IS POSTED ON THE WEBSITE. YOU MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR EACH SPECIFIC VACANCY YOU ARE INTERESTED IN. PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU APPLY TO A VACANCY POSTING PRIOR TO RECEIVING A SCORE, YOU WILL BE DEEMED INELIGIBLE. YOU WILL BE DIRECTED TO THIS EXAM POSTING AND COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS. + Full-time employment + Must be willing to travel. Travel expenses will be paid DESCRIPTION OF WORK Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors serve customers with a wide range of physical, mental, visual, hearing, and/or sensory disabilities. Counselors identify barriers to employment; evaluate strengths, interests, abilities, and aptitudes; and develop and implement a plan of medical, social, vocational, community, and family services to aid in obtaining suitable employment. Enjoy a career that affords the opportunity to help members of your community find their place in the workforce! REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY Qualifications: + PA residency currentlywaivedfor this title + Minimum Experience and Training Requirements - (1) Successful completion of the commonwealth's Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Intern program or the Vocational Counselor Trainee program; or (2) a master's degree in vocational rehabilitation counseling, rehabilitation education, or rehabilitation administration; or (3) possession of an active Certified Rehabilitation certificate issued by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification; or (4) proof of approval to sit for the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification's (CRCC) Certified Rehabilitation Counselor certification examination, provided by the CRCC, and completion of a master's degree + Based on your answers to the supplemental application questions regarding education, you may be instructed to upload a copy of your college transcripts to your application + Under Option 2 of the METs, you may apply and be placed on the eligible list if you are in the final semester of your master's degree program. You must upload a copy of your most recent transcript and a letter from your department chairperson verifying you are in good academic standing, and your expected graduation date. You must submit proof of graduation at the time of employment + If you are qualifying under Option 3 of the METs, you must upload a copy of your Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) + If you are qualifying under Option 4 of the METs, you must upload a copy of your letter of approval to qualify for the certification examination + Must be able to perform essential job functions Legal Requirements: + A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports + You must pass a background investigation Veterans:Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. 7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more aboutemployment preferences for veterans, visit our website atwww.employment.pa.gov, or contact us ...@pa.gov. EXAMINATION INFORMATION + Score based on information reported on application and supplemental questions + Provide complete and accurate information or: + application processing may be delayed + disqualification may result + You may reapply when you meet the Necessary Special Requirement and Minimum Experience and Training Requirements. A new application is required + Email notice of test results provided Further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference, and other items can be obtained from the State Civil Service Commission offices: Harrisburg: 2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O. Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (717) ###-#### Philadelphia: 110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone (215) ###-#### Pittsburgh: 411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone (412) ###-#### Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals) Internet: Info/Pages/default.aspx Health & Wellness We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.* Work/Life Balance We understand that there is more to life than work - and we want you to enjoy it! We offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules and telecommuting arrangements are available for certain positions. Career Development We want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be. Other Rewards Commonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts. For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go towww.employment.pa.govand click on the benefits box. *Eligibility rules apply. 01 You must complete the supplemental question below. You may attach a resume, but youmustalso complete the applicationandanswer the supplemental questions. All information you provide on your application and supplemental question is subject to verification. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or omission of material facts is subject to penalty. If requested, you must provide documentation, including names, addresses, and telephone numbers of individuals who can verify the validity of the information you provide in the application and supplemental questions. Read the question carefully and select the appropriate answer choice. If you have read and understand these instructions, please click on the \"Yes\" button and proceed to the supplemental question. + Yes 02 Did you complete the Commonwealth's Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Intern program or the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Trainee program? + Yes + No 03 Do you possess OR are you in your last semester of completing a master's program in vocational rehabilitation counseling, rehabilitation education, or rehabilitation administration? If you answered yes to this question, you must upload a copy of your college transcript(s) as well as a copy of a letter from your department chairperson showing you are in good standing and your upcoming graduation date in order to support this claim. Upload transcripts and the letter using the \"Attachments\" tab on the left. + Yes + No 04 Do you possess an active Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Certificate issued by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification? If you answered yes, please upload a copy of your certification. Upload your certification using the \"Attachments\" tab on the left. + Yes + No 05 Do you have proof of approval to sit for the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) Certified Rehabilitation Counselor certification examination, provided by the CRCC? If you answered yes, please upload a copy of your proof of approval to sit for the CRCC examination. Upload the required proof using the \"Attachments\" tab on the left. + Yes + No Required Question Agency Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Address 613 North StreetHarrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120 Website
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