Vocational Evaluator

State Of North Carolina Nashville , NC 27856

Posted 1 week ago

Description of Work

This Vocational Evaluator position will be located in Nash county office. The selected candidate provides comprehensive vocational evaluation assessments and evaluations to consumers with a range of disabilities, education levels, and work experience in order to assist with job planning and placement. This position works directly with the clients, Rehabilitation Counselors, and the business community to increase and promote the hiring of individuals with disabilities and to achieve agency outcomes. This position reports to the Unit Manager or designee.

Jobresponsibilities include the following:

  • Marketing their services to the counseling staff to obtain referrals of clients in need of evaluations, community-based assessment, job analysis and placement services

  • Administering, scoring, and interpreting an extensive variety of vocational interests, achievements, and psychological tests

  • Analyzing consumers' medical, psychological, socio-economic, vocational and educational information

  • Developing a formal evaluation plan for each client

  • Creating written reports outlining vocational aptitudes, interests, and abilities which are foundational to the vocational planning process

  • Gathering occupational resource information for better service deliverables

  • Participating in multi-disciplinary teams and committees for exchange of information and planning

  • Partnering with consumers and their family members, employers, school personnel, and other community agencies/contacts

  • Performing other duties as assigned

Selected applicant needs to have the means to travel as the job requires.

  • In order to be considered for this position you must attach a copy of your transcripts.*

Salary Grade:GN10

Recruitment Range: $39,611 - $54,486

Position Number: 60054508

The DHHS Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) promotes employment and independence for persons with disabilities through customer partnership and community leadership.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on theapplication form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment willnot be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the applicationthat they possess all of the following:

Please refer to the link below for additional information

https://oshr.nc.gov/work-for-nc/how-do-i-get-job

If your degree is in a field other than Vocational Evaluation, your application must explicitly demonstrate that you possess the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities listed below.

This position requires the followingKSA's:

  • Demonstratedknowledge of the psychological, social and special education concepts related to the determination of vocational abilities and potential of persons with disabilities

  • Considerable knowledge of tests and measurement and/or assessment including but not limited to standardization, reliability, validity, systematic behavioral observation and related concepts

  • Provenability to synthesize data and observation reports in order to make recommendations

  • Proven ability to express findings and make recommendations with oral/written clarity

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word and Excel

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Master's degree in vocational evaluation, rehabilitation counseling or closely related human services field from an appropriately accredited institution;

OR

Bachelor's degree in vocational evaluation, rehabilitation counseling, or a closely related human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities;

OR

An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Supplemental and Contact Information

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The DHHS Division of Human Resources (DHR) follows the State Human Resources Employment of Relatives Policy.

Applicants who have relatives or people living in the same household, will not be considered for job vacancies in the DHR at those locations. For a complete definition of immediate family member, please see the State Human Resources Workforce Planning, Recruitment and Selection Policy, Section 2, Page 38.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone.To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. You will either receive a call to schedule an interview or an email notifying you when the job has been filled.

For technical issues with your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at

855-524-5627. Applicants will be communicated with via email only for updates on the status of their application. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact HR at 919-855-3517.

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