Orientation and Mobility Instructors provide specialized training to blind and visually impaired clients in orientation, mobility and the use of low vision aids in clients' worksite, school, residence and other locations within the community; supervise Rehabilitation Instructors and may supervise Rehabilitation Technicians; and counsel clients in achieving a positive self- image.
Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
The Orientation and Mobility Instructor 2 position primarily provides orientation and mobility training to clients who are blind or visually impaired. The incumbent performs evaluations, develops service plans, tracks service outcomes, handles orientation & mobility case management, completes special projects, provides supervision of a Rehab Instructor and a Rehab Technician 2, and provides excellent customer service. This position requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-12_0/
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in rehabilitation of the blind, orientation and mobility, rehabilitation teaching or special education and one year of professional experience providing training in orientation, mobility and the use of low vision aids to blind or visually impaired clients in a rehabilitation setting; OR one year of experience as an Orientation and Mobility Instructor I in Nevada State service as described above. Special Requirements A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
State Of Nevada