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The Job Placement Specialist will coordinate and ensure quality employment services to the blind and visually impaired (BVI) community. A person-centered approach will be utilized to provide hands-on instruction and guidance geared towards vocational rehabilitation and a suitable job placement based on the desires and needs of the individual and the employer.



§  Provides quality assurance with client files according to Vibrant Works and applicable contract standards

§  Develops individualized service plan and directs the plan implementation through completion

§  Prepares the client in job search activities to include, resume building, job search, job application, interviewing, developing job skills and computer training

§  Coordinates and conducts employment/job skills classes designed to develop employment readiness

§  Performs job analysis to match individual client abilities and limitations with specific job requirements and educates the employer about specific accommodations for the individual

§  Recommends additional or supplemental rehabilitation services needed to enhance an individual's employment readiness and/or quality of life

§  Performs on-site job coaching and provides support for client and employer post-employment placement

§  Documents client progress and maintains files according to Vibrant Works, state, and federal requirements

§  Maintains statistical data and provides feedback regarding successful placements

§  Coordinates services with state vocational rehabilitation counselors

§  Coordinates services under the Ticket to Work Program

§  Coordinates services for internal Vibrant Works employees as needed

§  Transports programs consumers via agency vehicle and/or assists with para-transit systems

§  Performs outreach, sensitivity to blindness training, and assists in recruitment of new clients by creating partnerships with schools, employment programs and other applicable partners

§  Other duties as assigned


§  Bachelors degree in rehabilitation or related field

§  1-3 years of experience in vocational rehabilitation with BVI

§  Knowledge of blindness and other disabilities

§  Knowledge of BVI, assistive technology, and ADA requirements

§  Experience facilitating group and outreach presentations

§  The University of North Texas (UNT) Workplace Inclusion and Suitable Employment (WISE) Texas Job Placement Credential required within 6 months of hired date.

§  Suitability clearance for Social Security’s Ticket to Work program and Ticket to Work completed training required within 3 months of hired date.


·       Bilingual: English/Spanish

·       1-3 years of experience in vocational rehabilitation with BVI



§  Public speaking and presentation skills required

§  Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with potential employers/partners

§  Strong written and verbal communications skills, including an ability to communicate and work effectively with persons with disabilities

§  Ability to initiate, coordinate and organize activities independently

§  Proficient in Microsoft programs: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.


§  Must be able to consistently lift 10 pounds with the occasional need to lift up to 50 pounds

§  Must be able to conduct repetitive motions on a daily basis


Phone: 2105335195

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